This will be IHG’s fifth hotel with the Pelligra Group, making it one of IHG’s largest owners in Australasia. This signifies the continued and successful partnership between the two groups, building on other hotels opened or signed, including Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport, the new Holiday Inn Werribee hotel and the future Holiday Inn Melbourne Richmond and Crowne Plaza Melbourne Carlton.
Formerly the Ramada Encore by Wyndham Dandenong, the hotel will undergo a state-of-the-art $ 10 million renovation, before opening as a next-generation Holiday Inn in April 2022. The new one continues the rapid growth of IHG in Victoria, following the opening of Holiday Inn Werribee and upcoming Holiday Inn openings in Geelong, Ringwood, Richmond, Bourke Street Mall and Ballarat in Melbourne.
Once open, the hotel’s 108 guest rooms will benefit from a major refurbishment and an additional 18 new guest rooms added, and the lobby will be completely transformed, incorporating Holiday Inn’s state-of-the-art Open Lobby concept, designed to bring people together in a friendly environment.
Holiday Inn will add significant value to the property after the transformation, moving it from a limited-service hotel to an entirely renewed, full-service upper mid-range positioning under the much-loved and globally recognized Holiday Inn banner.
Located about 30 kilometers from Melbourne, the Holiday Inn Dandenong is expected to be a hub for visitors to a growing area, bustling with new infrastructure projects, corporate headquarters, universities and potentially a new 110 million dollar sports stadium and 15.00 seats. event center.
In 2006, the Victorian government announced a 15-year, $ 290 million “Downtown Dandenong Revitalization” (RCD) program to improve the overall amenity of Dandenong central business district and restore downtown. of Dandenong as the capital of Melbourne’s rapidly growing southeast. Region. Holiday Inn Dandenong will be located just meters from the center of the RCD initiative and will be a dynamic and welcome addition to the neighborhood.