Accor and LA Hotel Group has opened the new-build 50-room Mantra Traralgon hotel in the heart of Latrobe Valley's largest city.
This new-build hotel is the first hotel to open in Traralgon in more than ten years. It is set to become a destination of choice for business travellers and leisure guests looking for convenient, contemporary accommodation in Victoria's spectacular Gippsland region.
The $18 million development comprises of five levels and features 50 comfortable guestrooms and suites. Located directly opposite the city's major retail centre within an entertainment complex that houses a cinema, ten-pin bowling and bistro.
On-site amenities include a ground floor cafe and bar, Hush Lounge, meeting and conference facilities catering up to 30 delegates, high-speed internet and onsite car parking.
"We are proud to bring the Mantra brand to the Gippsland region. This hotel will play a key role in further elevating Traralgon’s profile and its attractiveness as a leisure and business destination. LA Hotel Group should be very proud of the long term investment they have made into the future of tourism in Traralgon and the greater Latrobe Valley, and we look forward to enjoying a successful partnership together," said Accor Pacific CEO, Simon McGrath.
"Mantra Traralgon sets a new benchmark in accommodation and meeting facilities in the Gippsland region. We are delighted to be partnering with Accor, who are the market leader of accommodation in Australia, under a franchise agreement. Accor’s Mantra brand is the ideal fit for our hotel and we’ve enjoyed working with their team to create a hotel that is both contemporary and welcoming," said LA Hotel Group Director and Mantra Traralgon General Manager, Andrew McDonald.
The new hotel also showcases contemporary design features. Mantra is known for its ability and success in capturing the natural charm and ambience of its locations.
Mantra is now Australia's largest hotel brand with more than 75 properties across the country.