Hyatt Place Melbourne eyes 2017 opening

Hyatt Place, an affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, signed a management agreement with Essendon Fields for a Hyatt Place hotel in Melbourne, Australia. When it opens in 2017, Hyatt Place Melbourne will be the country’s first Hyatt Place hotel.

Hyatt Place Melbourne will be located in the Essendon Fields development, near the Tullamarine International Airport.

The eight-story hotel will offer the brand’s signature room design, with key elements including the “Cozy Corner” and a 42-inch flat screen TV. There will also be a full bar, Wi-Fi connectivity and adaptable spaces for business and social events.

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The hotel will be adjacent to a conference facility that will accommodate up to 420 people, a more than 5,300-square-foot (500-square-meter) exhibition hall and an 80-seat restaurant and bar.

When it opens, Hyatt Place Melbourne Essendon Fields will join five Hyatt-branded hotels in Australia, including Park Hyatt Melbourne, Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Hyatt Hotel Canberra – A Park Hyatt hotel, Park Hyatt Sydney and Hyatt Regency Perth.

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