13 new hotels in Melbourne and Victoria

From five-star luxury to the latest tech, on-site meeting spaces and restaurants - a roundup of hotels for 2020 and beyond.

RECENTLY OPENED

Hotel Chadstone Melbourne

Under the bespoke Mgallery Sofitel brand, the brand-new five-star Chadstone Hotel made its debut in November.

It has 250 luxury rooms, spa and wellbeing facilities, meeting spaces and a ballroom, and is just steps away from Chadstone - The Fashion Capital, which is one of the largest shopping centres in the southern hemisphere.

Holiday Inn Express Melbourne

The brand-new Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank is set in Melbourne’s premier culture and entertainment destination.

Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank is close to many of the city’s renowned restaurants and bars, and is walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Crown Casino complex.

The four-star property has 345 guest rooms across seven room categories with a substantial twin room inventory. It has four meeting spaces, along with unique, activated event spaces.

Marriot International – Element Melbourne Richmond

Recently opened earlier in 2019, this new, stylish, eco-friendly hotel has 163 guest rooms and four modern meeting spaces.

Each has the latest tech across a total of 256 square metres. Located on level five, rooms can be configured to welcome between 12 to 250 guests. An outdoor deck space provides sweeping views of Melbourne’s skyline and CBD.

Mantra Epping

Recently opened, this hotel is set on Cooper Street, Epping. The two-wing hotel features 214 rooms as well as a range of amenities including a café, restaurant and bar, a brewhouse, and meeting spaces.

NEW FOR 2020 AND BEYOND

AC Hotels by Marriot Southbank

This 200-room hotel opening in 2020 will feature 150 square metres of meeting and event space, 24-hour fitness centre, pool, three food and beverage outlets, along with a range of collaborative areas.

W Hotel on Collins Street

Set to open in 2020, this five-star hotel will contain 294 rooms, restaurant, indoor pool and gym.

Novotel & Ibis Styles Melbourne Airport

Due to open in 2020, a 10-story property will feature 464 guestrooms, a pool café, two bars, a restaurant, a wellness centre and a rooftop garden as well as conference facilities.

Ritz-Carlton

Opening in 2020 on Spencer Street, the 5-star property will be Melbourne’s tallest hotel with 263 rooms.

Docklands Marriot Hotel

Due to open in 2020, a 5-star resort facility with 200 guestrooms, a 15th-floor infinity pool, bar and dining area.

Jackalope Melbourne

Due to open in 2020, Jackalope Melbourne will boast 32 designer suites located in Flinders Lane, within the heart of Melbourne city.

Hyatt Centric Melbourne

Due to open in 2020, this five-star brand will feature 280 rooms in Flinders Lane, restaurant and rooftop bar with views of the Yarra River and Southbank.

IHG Voco Melbourne Central

Opening mid-2020 this hotel will feature 252 rooms, pool, gym, meeting spaces, restaurant and a sky lobby.

The Ritz Hotel Geelong

Due to open in 2020, will offer 126 apartments targeted at corporate and incentive groups. Holiday Inn and Suites Geelong - AUD$200 million investment scheduled for late 2020. It will include accommodation, retail, offices, dining, swimming pool and function spaces.

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