Melbourne’s northern area of Coburg is getting an upgrade – a designer upgrade – as IHG signs an agreement to open a design-led Holiday Inn in the suburb.

Coming in 2020, Holiday Inn Melbourne Coburg will offer guests views of the town and its surrounding landscapes, which include the Coburg Lake Reserve.

New to the suburb is the bold exterior featuring a mirrored glass design created by architects Hachem.

Inside, guests will have 150 rooms to choose from as well as a gym, large meeting facilities, a bar and an all-day dining venue.

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It will also be conveniently located close to the heritage-listed Pentridge Prison, which is undergoing a $1 billion redevelopment and will incorporate a Palace Cinema, supermarket, apartments and an urban village that sits alongside the heritage landmarks, community spaces, piazza and public open space.

IHG’s Senior Director of Development in Australasia, Abhijay Sandilya, said:

“Holiday Inn is famous for bringing Joyful experiences to guests across the globe, and Holiday Inn Melbourne Coburg will be a shining example where magnificent design meets great service.”

“We are thrilled to bring the world’s best-known hotel brand to regional areas, suburbs and other pockets of Australia that are crying out for a great place to stay,” he added

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Holiday Inn Melbourne Coburg is located in a prime location on Sydney road, with bus and tram lines running to Carlton and Brunswick, and Batman train station just 300m away. It’s a short 10-minute drive to Essendon Airport and only 20 minutes to Tullamarine.


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