Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Beijing-based development company, Ausbao, for a new Crowne Plaza hotel in Sydney’s city centre.
Crowne Plaza Sydney Darling Harbour will be located close to the new Sydney International Convention Centre, as well as other key business developments in the Darling Quarter and Barangaroo south precinct.
Matthew Tripolone, head of development, Australasia, IHG said: “With the strategic expansion of the Crowne Plaza brand into the Sydney CBD we looked to work with partners who understand our brand, and we’re delighted to be working with Ausbao due to their track record of success with hospitality and mixed-use projects.
“Sydney’s CBD is undergoing some exciting redevelopment and the location and proposition of the new Crowne Plaza Sydney Darling Harbour will make it a leading choice for both business and leisure guests. The hotel will form part of an exciting mixed use development in a strategically important growth corridor within the Sydney CBD.”
The new property will offer 160 guestrooms and feature a range of business facilities including five meeting rooms and a 24-hour business centre. There will also be an all-day dining restaurant plus a bar. Recreational facilities will consist of a fitness centre and outdoor swimming pool.
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