IHG Announces New Melbourne Hotel

InterContinental Hotel Group announced their seventh voco hotel in Australasia

Key points:

  • 171-key voco South Melbourne

  • Scheduled to open in early 2023

  • IHG has 38 hotels in the pipeline

InterContinental Hotel Group announced their seventh voco hotel in Australasia, with voco South Melbourne being added to the pipeline.

IHG said the hotel is being developed in partnership with Melbourne-based developers, BEKL, and is scheduled to open in early 2023.

The new-build will be at the northern end of St. Kilda Road and feature 171 rooms, along with four meeting spaces and a gym.

IHG launched the voco brand 24 months ago and have two open hotels and five in the pipeline with three of them in Victoria.

The voco South Melbourne is expected to complement the voco Melbourne Central, which is already under construction and scheduled to open later this year.

IHG’s upscale pipeline in Australasia includes seven Hotel Indigo properties, seven voco hotels and three Crowne Plaza hotels that will open later this year in Hobart, Adelaide and Sydney Darling Harbour. IHG has 52 hotels operating under four brands in Australasia with another 38 in the pipeline.

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