Yarra Valley hotel to mark voco brand’s second property in Australia
voco Yarra Valley will be the first globally-branded, upscale hotel in the Yarra Valley, with the 170-room new-build hotel slated for 2021.
The hotel will be located near an on-site gin distillery, a lavender farm, mirrored maze, an amphitheatre cut from natural ground and a provedore that serves and sells local Yarra Valley produce. It will also feature large conference and meeting facilities, a gym, bars that draw on the best of their surroundings, an onsite restaurant.
The building itself will be a quirky design that will stand out to anyone passing by, rising to six storeys at one end and tapering to oine storey at the opposite end, and will also include 20 cabins.
“IHG launched voco in June with the first signing for the brand in Australia, and we are so pleased to see the brand momentum continue here with the second signing,” said Abhijay Sandilya, IHG’s senior director of development – Australasia.
“The signing of voco Yarra Valley continues IHG’s ambition to take our brands into regional markets, including suburban micro-markets close to Australian capital cities.”