New Mercure Hotel for Auckland
AccorHotels’ midscale hotel brand, Mecure has reached its 50th hotel milestone in the Pacific region with the announcement of four new hotels set to open in Australia and New Zealand within the next three years.
The new hotels include Mercure Auckland Queen Street (2019), Mercure Canberra Belconnen (2019), Mercure Southport (2021) and Mercure Melbourne Doncaster (2021).
Simon McGrath, AccorHotels Chief Operating Officer Pacific, said that the expansion of the Mercure brand in Australia and New Zealand will drive benefits for guests, loyalty members and the community.
“We are thrilled to announce our 50th milestone for the Mercure brand and add four new Mercure hotels to AccorHotels’ Pacific network in dynamic locations including the Gold Coast, Canberra, Melbourne and Auckland.
“Mercure is a leading global midscale brand with a strong reputation for delivering quality service and great guest experiences. Each of these hotels will have significant impacts locally, driving employment and tourism to each location. We look forward to working with the owners and further expanding our new-build Mercure network of hotels”.
Mercure Auckland Queen Street – opening 2019
Mercure Auckland Queen Street is a 96-room hotel spanning eight stories. The hotel will also feature a restaurant, conference room and fitness centre and will be located in the heart of Auckland’s CDB. The hotel is being created within an existing building, retrofitted as a hotel. AccorHotels is delighted to work with owners, BN Land Ltd.
Mercure Canberra Belconnen – opening 2019
AccorHotels is delighted to work with owners, Canberra Labor Club Limited, and is pleased to announce Mercure Canberra Belconnen will join its network in 2019. The new-build hotel will comprise 5 levels and 125 rooms and adjoin the Canberra Labor Club, which features event and conferencing facilities. The hotel will be located in the heart of Belconnen, close to Westfield Belconnen, key government offices and just 20 minutes’ drive from Canberra Airport.
Mercure Southport – opening 2021
Mercure Southport is a new-build hotel on the Gold Coast, incorporating 130 rooms. Along with quality midscale accommodation, the hotel will feature a restaurant, bar, fitness centre and pool. Mercure Southport will also provide events and meeting space for local business and community groups through two conference rooms and an additional meeting room. The hotel will be located in the heart of Southport, close to the waterfront and Australia Fair Shopping Centre. The hotel forms part of a larger precinct featuring additional elements including residential accommodation and retail space. AccorHotels is delighted to work with owners, Stay Centro Pty Ltd.
Mercure Melbourne Doncaster – opening 2021
A new-build mixed-use Mercure hotel will be built in the heart of Melbourne’s Doncaster business and shopping district. Featuring 190-rooms over six floors including two levels of retail, the hotel will also house a restaurant and bar, fitness centre, function room and car parking. The hotel is located in prime position on Doncaster road adjacent to Westfield Shopping Centre with views across Melbourne. AccorHotels is proud to partner with Accord Property Group on their first hotel development.
The addition of these four new hotels take the total number of Mercure properties across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji to 55.
Mercure Sydney Bankstown – opening 2020
Announced in 2016, a 5-storey, 120 room Mercure Sydney Bankstown is under development by the Bankstown RSL Community Club as part of a $60 million staged redevelopment of the RSL. The Mercure hotel is being developed on the second level above the podium floor of the Bankstown RSL Community Club’s facilities and will have a dedicated street entrance leading to a reception and public areas. Located on Marion Street Bankstown, the hotel will have a restaurant and bar, two meeting spaces and a gymnasium. The hotel is expected to open in 2020.
For more information about Mercure and AccorHotels, visit www.accorhotels.com.
With Mercure, AccorHotels offers hotels that are all different and locally inspired.
Mercure is the only midscale hotel brand that combines the strength of an international network with a strong quality commitment and the warm experience of hotels that are rooted in their local community. Mercure hotels are managed by enthusiastic hoteliers and welcome business and leisure travellers across the world. Mercure has over 770 hotels in 61 countries. They are ideally located in city centres, by the sea or in the mountains.
AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,300 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.
AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,300 hotels, resorts and residences across 100 different countries.
With an unrivaled portfolio of internationally renowned hotel brands encompassing the entire range from luxury to economy, from upscale to lifestyle and midscale brands, AccorHotels has been providing savoir-faire and expertise for more than 50 years. In addition to its core hospitality business, AccorHotels has successfully expanded its range of services, becoming the world leader in luxury private residence rental with more than 10,000 stunning properties around the world. The Group is also active in the fields of concierge services, co-working, dining, events management and digital solutions.Relying on its global team of more than 250,000 dedicated staff, AccorHotels is committed to fulfilling its primary mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome. Guests have access to one of the world’s most attractive hotel loyalty programs – Le Club AccorHotels. AccorHotels plays an active role in its local communities and is committed to promoting sustainable development and solidarity through PLANET 21 Acting Here, a comprehensive program that brings together employees, guests and partners to drive sustainable growth.From 2008, the AccorHotels Solidarity Endowment Fund has acted as a natural extension of the Group’s activities and values, helping to combat the social and financial exclusion experienced by the most disadvantaged members of society.Accor SA is publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACRFY) in the United States. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit accorhotels.group or accorhotels.com. Or join and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.