Park Hyatt Melbourne targets upscale clientele


MELBOURNE, Australia -- The Park Hyatt Melbourne, one of only 14 Park Hyatts in the world, has emerged as one of the city's preferred places to stay for upscale business and leisure travelers.

A short walk from the city's business district, the Park Hyatt is situated in an area bordered by century-old elm trees and adjacent to Melbourne's St. Patrick's Cathedral.

"Since we are targeting the top end of a very competitive market, it's imperative that we deliver the kind of world class amenities and personal, attentive service that our sophisticated, well-traveled and often demanding clients expect," said manager Ernesto A'de Lima during a tour of the property.

The newest Park Hyatt is in Melbourne, Australia. Built at a cost of about $550 million, it ranks as one of the most expensive properties ever built in Australia.

From the elaborately adorned lobby, restaurants and meeting areas to the lavishly appointed guest rooms and suites, there is extensive use of high-quality imported materials, such as inlaid Italian marble and mahogany wood paneling from South America.

Among the Park Hyatt's amenities is the Park Club Health & Day Spa, offering a variety of therapeutic and pampering treatments, such as facials, massages, body wraps, hairstyling, hydrotherapy, sauna, steam baths and herbal baths.

There also is an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool, a tennis court, a sun deck and a fitness facility.

Public areas devoted to dining and relaxing include the Radii Restaurant & Bar and the Trilogy Bistro & Lounge, as well as a cigar bar and a tea lounge.

The property accommodates meetings, banquets, cocktail receptions and other corporate events in its Grand Ballroom, which features walls lined with silver and gold silk and a sunken parquet dance floor beneath a vaulted, silver-leafed dome.

In addition, there are two multipurpose rooms, an additional meeting room and a boardroom.

All function rooms are equipped with video and computer data projection equipment with satellite reception for teleconferencing.

The Park Hyatt offers 10 price categories for accommodations, featuring deluxe rooms, premium rooms, Regency Club rooms, Regency Premier rooms and six categories of suites (executive, cathedral, terrace, deluxe, ambassador and presidential).

Park Hyatt Melbourne
Phone: (011) 61-3 9224-1234
Fax: (011) 61-3 9224-1200
E-mail: [email protected]

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts
Phone: (800) 233-1234

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