CONFIDENCE in the hotel sector continues as Pan Pacific Hotels Group announces the signing of Parkroyal Monash Melbourne, expanding the groups footprint Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
The hotel will be located within M-City Monash, the largest mixed used development in the Melbourne, in the cities south east growth corridor. The M-City development is owned and developed by the Schiavello Group, and features more than 60 retailers and shops, including a cinema and supermarket.
The precinct is close to Monash University’s Clayton Campus, the Monash Medical Centre and the CSIRO.
“M-City is set to become one of the most significant new precincts in Victoria. This $800 million development is a vibrant miniature city in itself, delivering premium office, residential, retail, entertainment and hotel accommodation,” said Peter Schiavello, managing director of Schiavello.
“We are excited to partner with Pan Pacific Hotels Group and are assured that they will bring the right expertise in hospitality with great synergy to the project,” he said.
Parkroyal Monash Melbourne will consist of 250 rooms and suites and will feature amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool within a landscaped garden, a fitness centre, meeting and event spaces, including a 375sqm ballroom. The hotel will provide a community-based living concept, with a restaurant and bar and meeting space.
“Currently, Pan Pacific Hotels Group has five properties in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. We have over 15 years of market knowledge and are committed to delivering operational excellence and commercial success for the hotel,” said Choe Peng Sum, chief executive officer of Pan Pacific Hotels.
“We look forward to bringing Parkroyal’s signature warmth and approachable service to leisure and business travellers in this landmark destination.”
The hotel is scheduled to open in April of 2021.