Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands opens: Five-star hotel first new Marriott for 20 years

Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands opens: Five-star hotel first new Marriott for 20 years

As Melbourne rouses from its COVID-19 slumber, down in the Docklands, a sleeping giant has also awoken. After an open-again-closed-again series of lockdowns rolled across the better parts of 2020 and 2021, so too, the opening of the Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands was on-again, off-again. Now, with its doors firmly open, the hotel is not only the first five star in the Docklands precinct, but also a welcome boost of life to an area that has suffered from a dearth of rental residents due to international border closures. And it's a milestone for Marriott: the 189-room hotel is the first Marriott-branded to open in Australia in 20 years. Designed by DKO Architecture, the centrepiece of the new District Docklands on Waterfront Way features a 28-metre wet edge rooftop infinity pool, …
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