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Approval for Melbourne Airport Hotel

Melbourne Airport expects to complete a new 464-key hotel by the end of 2020




Key Points:

  • Government approval for new Melbourne Airport hotel

  • 464-key Ibis Styles/Novotel hotel due end of 2020

  • First new hotel for the airport since 2002


Melbourne Airport has received government approval for a dual-branded Ibis Styles/Novotel hotel.


This is first new hotel for the airport since 2002 and will feature 464-keys as part of a new precinct called The Hive that will also include 10,000sqm of new office facilities for the airport's existing Commonwealth government Border Force and Agriculture department clients. The precinct will also include a café, pub, bar and restaurant, conference rooms and flexible working areas, childcare facilities for the airport’s 20,000-strong workforce and civic spaces integrating public art.


Australia Pacific Airports Corporation also owns both Melbourne and Launceston Airports, with a focus on longer-term returns.