Mantra Albury Hotel officially opened its doors with Mantra Group's Executive Director of Operations Mark Hodge and Albury Mayor Kevin Mack cutting the ribbon to celebrate the hotel opening.
The first hotel to open in Albury in more than three years, Mantra Albury took 18 months to build and provides style and convenience in the centre of the Riverina town's CBD.
The $40million development comprises of eight levels and 146 one and two bedroom studios and suites with views out to the beautiful Bongong High Plains and Victorian Alps.
Amenities at Mantra Albury Hotel include a restaurant and bar called La Tierra, 24-hour reception, an internet lounge, a fully equipped gymnasium, conferencing and events facilities that can cater for more than 200 people, and an exclusive Sky Lounge available to hire on the top floor with sky lighting, wet bar and comfortable lounge seating.
For all-day in-room dining options, the property's onsite restaurant La Tierra is located on the ground floor, and is open to hotel guests and the general public for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features a range of delicious tapas style Mediterranean meal options.
The local Riverina and North East Victoria region has a rich contemporary history of cultural influences from around the world. La Tierra, which is Spanish for Earth, embraces the proud Mediterranean migrant ancestry and traditions of the region.
Mantra Group Executive Director of Operations Mark Hodge said the Group was proud to have officially opened Mantra Albury Hotel.
'We are proud to bring the Mantra brand to Albury and officially open this fantastic new hotel," said Mr Hodge.
'Mantra Albury Hotel currently employs more than 40 full time staff and is expected to inject more than $7 million into the local economy each year.
'The hotel will play a key role in further elevating Albury's profile and attractiveness as a leisure and business destination as the hotel appeals and caters to a range of domestic travellers seeking a contemporary hotel stay in this beautiful Riverina district.
'Albury is a key regional commercial and tourism hub with established and varied accommodation drivers, well supported by the large regional airport and an impressive major events calendar which attracts significant visitation to the city.
'We are confident this property with its modern design and stylish features will provide a market-leading hotel offering, which is well positioned to become the region's premier corporate, meetings and leisure hotel."
All of the hotel's rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Albury and out to the Victorian Alps and Kiewa Valley and include a sink, microwave and fridge.
Mantra Albury provides travellers with a fantastic new hotel offering as well as conferencing and events facilities in the heart of the Riverina district.
Complementing the central location, contemporary design features and cutting edge facilities of a newly built hotel is Mantra's professional attentive service with 24-hour reception, Wi-Fi and the convenience of express checkout and secure undercover car parking.
To celebrate the official opening, Mantra Albury has launched a special deal. Stay in a Studio Room from $129*per night and receive 1GB Wi-Fi each day, a drink voucher on arrival and a 12pm late check-out. This offer is valid until midnight 31/07/18 (AEST). To book, call 1300 987 600 or visit www.mantrahotels.com.
Leading hotel and resort operator, Mantra Group, has united the Group's 138 properties across Australia, New Zealand, Bali and Hawaii, consolidating its multi-branded portfolio into a single consumer brand, known simply as Mantra Hotels. Mantra Hotels represents the Group's four brands – Art Series, which offers an experience a little extraordinary; Peppers, which offers distinctive stays in outstanding settings; Mantra, which combines convenient locations with stylish comfort; and BreakFree, renowned for providing a relaxed ambience at family-friendly prices - with all properties now featured on one all-inclusive website, www.MantraHotels.com. The Group's loyalty program, Mantra+, is also conveniently located on the website for guests to receive more offers, more value, and more ways to discover their kind of wonderful.
*Conditions apply. Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Valid for sale and travel until midnight 31/07/18 (AEST). Block out dates and minimum night stays may apply. Rate is non discountable. Rate advertised in AUD unless otherwise stated. Valid for new bookings only. Not valid for conference or group business. Surcharges may apply. For full terms and conditions visit https://www.mantrahotels.com/terms-and-conditions/