Sneak peek of Melbourne’s new luxury MGallery hotel at Chadstone
Hotel Chadstone Melbourne has given visitors a sneak peek ahead of guests checking in on Friday 1 November when the new luxury five-star hotel will open its doors at in The Fashion Capital.
New details of the $130 million hotel revealed today include 250-rooms and suites, two penthouses, rooftop bar and dining, wellness retreat and day spa complete with LED lounge and yoga studio making Hotel Chadstone Melbourne, MGallery by Sofitel the only five-star hotel located outside Melbourne’s centre.
Designed in collaboration with global architecture studios DWP, EDG and Australia’s Bates Smart, the 12-storey hotel is brimming with sartorial touches and is connected to the world-class shopping, dining, lifestyle and entertainment destination of Chadstone, just 17km from Melbourne’s CBD.
Neil Scanlan, General Manager for Hotel Chadstone MGallery by Sofitel said, “The exquisite interior fit-out of Hotel Chadstone has been completed and we are very excited to be nearing opening day. This address will set a new benchmark for luxury accommodation outside Melbourne’s CBD.”
Chadstone Director Fiona Mackenzie said, “Hotel Chadstone will offer visitors and guests luxurious and exceptional experiences from the finest cuisine to our world-class spa and wellness retreat, to elegantly designed rooms, spacious suites or penthouses which offer the ultimate rooftop escape.
“Demonstrating our commitment to continually evolve Chadstone, the hotel will capitalize upon and enhance Chadstone’s proven international and domestic appeal which sees 24 million people visit us each year, including more than half a million international visitors,” Ms Mackenzie said.
Hotel Chadstone joins Accor’s MGallery by Sofitel collection of captivating boutique hotels that exude luxury, charisma and a profoundly local character. The brands Inspired by Her program, in particular, aligns well with Chadstone – The Fashion Capital’s discerning feminine clientele, to offer exclusive services and special details that make the difference in the luxury segment through beauty items and emergency kits for women, more nutritious menus at the restaurant and the bar with dishes and drinks inspired by notable women, and other services dedicated to women’s well-being.
Sumptuous rooms with a splash of blush or a wash of teal feature commissioned furniture inspired by trunks from luxury European fashion houses complete with leather detailing, custom lighting and individually crafted bespoke seating.
On the rooftop, guests will enjoy the pool complete with loungers perfect for taking in panoramic views of Melbourne’s skyline or relax with refreshments in three private cabanas while Altus is a sophisticated space for further indulgence with an outdoor conservatory bar with an open skylight and terrazzo bar taking in views of Port Phillip Bay.
A custom-designed seven-tier wine glass holder chandelier makes a statement in Altus’ rooftop bar and lounge which is a perfect place to sip a classic cocktail and foodies will love the dining room’s effortless style with a mixture of plush velvet button-backed banquettes, striking mirrored arches and olive green and natural palette.
Guests will also look forward to dining in renowned chef and restaurateur Scott Pickett’s latest restaurant, Pastore, an Italian-inspired all-day dining venue with a focus on woodfire-fuelled cooking and handmade pasta.
“Chadstone is synonymous with design, luxury and fashion and whether you are staying with us for business or play Hotel Chadstone Melbourne is the ultimate destination to enjoy a shop, stay, dine and play experience at The Fashion Capital,” Ms Mackenzie added.
Melbourne is Australia’s retail and tourism capital and the city’s newest hotel will cater for Victoria’s growing tourism market with 90 million visitors contributing $30 billion to the local economy, in the year to March 2019.
Once open, Hotel Chadstone Melbourne will become the 11th MGallery hotel in Australia, and join other iconic addresses including Hotel Lindrum Melbourne, Harbour Rocks Hotel in Sydney, as well as others in Paris, Amsterdam, Bangkok and Vietnam.
Hotel Chadstone Melbourne will welcome first guests on Friday 1 November and is owned by the Gandel Group and Vicinity Centres.