In yet another sign of the buoyant Melbourne hotel market, after a five-year hiatus, one of the world’s most famous hotel brands, Hilton, is set to return to Melbourne with a 600-room flagship luxury offering to open on the city fringe in 2022.
The new Hilton will form part of Malaysian developer OSK’s colossal $2.8 billion Melbourne Square project in Southbank, which is currently under construction.
It adds to a big pipeline of luxury hotels coming to Melbourne, including Shangri-La, Mandarin Oriental, Ritz-Carlton an W hotels.
Assuming all goes as planned, the proposed hotel will be part of Stage 2 in the Melbourne Square development and will likely include 600 rooms, globally acclaimed food and beverage offerings and guest amenities rivalling the very best global hotel. Hilton was founded a 100 years ago by Conrad Hilton.