Pullman Melbourne Albert Park
65 Queens Rd, Melbourne 3004
(03) 9529 4300
Today the Sebel Albert Park Melbourne is celebrating a changing of the guard as it rebrands to Pullman Melbourne Albert Park and undergoes a multi-million dollar refurbishment. The adjoining Citigate hotel will rebrand to Mercure, the third in Melbourne CBD.
As part of the hotel’s dramatic transformation, the lobby of the Pullman and Mercure Melbourne Albert Park will be completely redesigned, as will parts of the hotel’s conference facilities, while the 169-guestrooms in the Pullman tower will receive a makeover.
Taking advantage of the hotel’s grand entrance, new reception pods will be added to the lobby, enhancing the modernised check-in experience. There will be new floors, lighting features and a spiral staircase, sofas, armchairs, tables and designer rugs.
The hotel’s ballroom which can hold up to 1600 people has already completed its extensive renovation. The ballroom has had new LED colour control lighting and pin-spot technology installed, new curtains, operable walls and new carpets.
The Pullman Executive Lounge (a hallmark of every Pullman hotel) will be a luxurious space which will be furnished with tables and chairs, plush sofas, arm chairs and LED TV’s.
A rich colour palette of gold, red and charcoal in the guestrooms will be highlighted by intricate lighting features, contemporary mirrors and wall art.
“The meeting and business facilities on offer at the hotel are second to none, and it is fitting the hotel is rebranding to Pullman, Accor’s leading business hotel brand,” says General Manager for Pullman and Mercure Melbourne Albert Park Gillian Miller.
“It is appropriate we are rebranding and unveiling our new ballroom this week as Melbourne plays host to Asia Pacific’s premier meetings and events trade show, AIME. Pullman Melbourne Albert Park will lead the way in hosting standout conferences and events and along with the refurbishment of the lobby and all of the guestrooms, Pullman Melbourne Albert Park will be one of the most appealing upscale hotels in the city.”
The renovation of Pullman Melbourne Albert Park is due for completion in August 2013.