Accor is set to expand its Swiss-born Mövenpick
hotel brand to Australia, thanks to a management agreement with the
Singapore-based global hospitality group, Global Premium Hotels.
Slated to open mid-January 2021, the Mövenpick Hotel
Hobart will be the first Mövenpick hotel in the country.
Located on Elizabeth Street, close to the bustling
waterfront, the new-build hotel is within close reach of the
citys key commercial, retail and leisure attractions.
Simon McGrath AM, Chief Executive Officer for
Accor Pacific, said, Located in the heart of the city and close to the harbour,
Mövenpick Hotel Hobart is well positioned to appeal to business
and leisure travellers visiting the vibrant capital city of
Hobart. We are planning more locations for this premium brand
across the Pacific and believe Mövenpick will quickly gain
recognition for its culinary and service excellence in the
Australian hotel market.
The Jaws Architects-designed Mövenpick Hotel
Hobart will have 221 guestrooms and suites, a gym, bar, an Italian restaurant and meeting
Global Premium Hotels Chairman, James Koh, said:
Mövenpick Hotel Hobart will be a unique addition to the already
vibrant city of Hobart. We were captivated by the Mövenpick brand
for this hotel as it befittingly has a 70-year culinary legacy and
is renowned for delivering an authentic and memorable guest
experience. Being strategically located in the heart of Hobarts
CBD on historic Elizabeth Street, we felt it was important for the
hotel to embody Tasmanias rich culture, while still provide
travellers with a perfect launch pad to explore Hobart and the