Travellers to and from Melbourne aren’t only going to have access to Greek food in the air, they’re also going to have the choice of staying at the only Pan Pacific property on Australia’s east coast.

That’s right, the brand is making an east coast comeback with Pan Pacific Melbourne taking over the current Hilton Melbourne South Wharf on 28 July 2017.

As well as being the only Pan Pacific-branded property on the east, it’s only one of two in Australia after Pan Pacific Perth.

Pan Pacific will soon take over the Hilton Melbourne South Wharf.

The brand will soon take over the Hilton Melbourne South Wharf.

Inside, the hotel will offer 396 contemporary rooms with panoramic views of the city, Port Phillip Bay or the Yarra River.

Guests will have a choice of dining at two outlets and enjoy leisure facilities such as a 24-hour fitness centre.

Conference delegates will find themselves spending time in 400 square metres of flexible meeting and events space.

Pan Pacific Melbourne General Manager

The hotel will continue to be run by General Manager, Craig Bonnor, who has had a “great track record for more than two years”, according to the Group’s Chief Executive, Lothar Nessmann.

“Craig has excellent credentials, having amassed extensive experience in both operations and business development with international hotel brands in Oceania and Asia.”

Lothar Nessmann, Pan Pacific Hotels Group Chief Executive

“Given the importance of Australia as one of our strategic growth markets, we are confident that Craig and his highly experienced team will ensure the property’s standing as one of the top hotels in the city.”

Pan Pacific is the latest in a line of hotel groups entering the Melbourne market, including Mandarin Oriental, which announced its debut Australian property in Melbourne earlier this week, as well as IHG’s Hotel Indigo.

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