Designing, building and operationalising luxury hotels and serviced apartments in Melbourne and Australia.
We partner with the best international partners to create highly functional, equipped and tranquil spaces that are complemented by exclusive bars, restaurants, retail spaces and services.
Right now, we are working on:
Oakwood Premier Melbourne – Normanby Road Southbank
Final stages of construction. Estimated opening date: Q4, 2022.
Positioned in the exclusive Southbank precinct, Oakwood Premier Melbourne will showcase a collection of 392 hotel rooms and serviced apartments, operated by Oakwood Asia Pacific. This outstanding $150M property boasts views across Port Phillip Bay, the CBD and Yarra River and is the first luxury ‘hybrid accommodation’ offering in Australia servicing both long-term and short stays.
“The current climate of the hospitality industry across the world leads us to believe that operating under the Oakwood Premier brand would be an ideal fit for this development. We know that Oakwood provides effortless excellence and considering the detail and luxurious features this property offers, this is set to be a perfect match. We are proud to be the first company to launch this iconic brand in Australia in one of the world’s great cities and cannot wait for guests to enjoy what this property has to offer.” – Norman Khan, Managing Director at Yarra Hotel Group.
Oakwood Premier is Oakwood’s most luxurious offering with Melbourne being its first location. This brand caters to the world’s power players – bankers, embassy officials, heads of Fortune 1000 companies and relocating senior executives.
Within the 40-storey tower, 152 hotel rooms will cater to short stays, while the remaining 238 studios, one and two-bedroom apartments (ranging from 35 to 85 square metres) will offer spacious comfort to guests catering to all of their needs. Facilities at Oakwood Premier Melbourne include The Fifth, an all-day dining restaurant, a premium bar in the lobby with 5-metre tall ceilings, state of the art indoor/outdoor fitness centre, three private meeting rooms, two large multipurpose function areas, a co-working space and a lounge and games centre fitted with modern entertainment for those seeking activities such as snooker or video games. Visitors to Oakwood Premier Melbourne will also be able to relax outside and watch Melbourne thrive at either of the two outdoor lounge green oases on levels five and six.
Oakwood Premier Melbourne is surrounded by numerous corporate office buildings and offices of key international and regional financial institutions found along the Southbank promenade. Additionally, it is walking distance to the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, the famed Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, South Melbourne Markets as well as other leisure attractions such as the SEA Life Aquarium, Marvel Stadium and National Gallery of Victoria. The property serves as the perfect venue for both corporate and leisure travellers visiting Melbourne.
“Oakwood Premier was developed for C-suite executives, well-established business owners and power players in the economy. Defined by its uncompromising, tailored service standards and prime address, Oakwood Premier recognises the needs of its affluent clientele. We are extremely proud to have the opportunity to introduce this luxury product to Melbourne’s prestigious Southbank Promenade,”- Dean Schreiber, CEO of Oakwood and Managing Director of Oakwood Asia Pacific.
“Oakwood Premier Melbourne is the fruit of labour from our collaboration with Prime Square, where Oakwood was selected as the operator of choice by Yarra Hotel Group to deliver on the Oakwood experience and superior returns on investment. It is a great honour for us to manage such a splendid property in this prime location, and we look forward to helping the owning company take it to great heights.”
– Sherman Ho, Vice President, Development, Oakwood Asia Pacific
Outstanding features at Oakwood Premier Melbourne
* Strato Melbourne – Elevated 139 metres above the ground this brand new venue is pinned to dazzle patrons, boasting incredible 360 degree city views, Strato: a 5-star restaurant, two V.I.P function areas, a luxurious bar and a floating outdoor lounge.
* Innovative technology platforms by MakeUpMyRoom (digital housekeeping operations system), eCompendium (digital information guide for guests), OrangePass (contactless contact tracing and conditions platform).
* 3D Lobby installation by famed artist Mika Popov.
- Sustainability – 23kW solar panel, reducing non-renewable electricity consumption, electric car charging station, Destination Control System elevators.