Langham acquires The Observatory Hotel, Sydney

Langham Hospitality Group has secured its first flag in Sydney with the acquisition of The Observatory Hotel, Sydney, which is scheduled to become part of the Langham group on August 8.

The property, located near Sydney's historical Rocks district and the Central Business District boasts, features Georgian architecture reminiscent of a grand 19th century Australian home.

Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of hospitality brands which include hotels, resorts, residential serviced apartments, restaurants and spas, located on four continents. It takes its name from the legendary Langham in London, which was opened in 1865 as Europe's first Grand Hotel. The brands include the luxurious Langham and Langham Place, the upscale Eaton Luxe, midscale Eaton Smart and the award-winning Chuan Spa.

Currently 30 member hotels are open or in the pipeline across four continents. Langham Hospitality Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings which was founded in 1963 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972.

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