The Ritz-Carlton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 hotel brands, officially opened, Melbourne last week (23rd March 2023).
“We are thrilled to bring The Ritz-Carlton brand to Melbourne, and to open our second hotel in Australia,” said Tina Edmundson, President, Luxury at Marriott International. “With its destination-driven design inspired by the city’s past and present, combined with the finest amenities, exciting culinary offerings and highly personalized service, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne exemplifies our commitment to delivering unparalleled experiences and creating meaningful memories in inspiring cities, the world over.”
Set on the western side of Melbourne’s central business district, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne has been designed by Australian architects Cottee Parker. The hotel boasts stunning spaces, from the ground floor gallery to the Sky Lobby Reception on Level 80. The interiors of the hotel, designed by BAR Studio, capture Melbourne’s unique identity with influences from its indigenous story, Victorian-era gold rush, European heritage, and fabled laneway life. Further bringing the destination to life for guests, every evening in the arrival lobby an immersive cultural soundscape maps the city’s story and combines the beat and rhythm of Australia’s past, present, and future.