BW Australia Grows Melbourne Portfolio

25th Feb 2004

  The World’s Largest Hotel Chain, Best Western has added 6 new properties in and around the Melbourne area to its list of global hotels.“The accommodation market in Melbourne and its surrounding suburbs is very competitive at present and many properties are seeking the security and appeal provided by a global and high profile brand”, said CEO Rodger L. Powell. “This allows Best Western to increase the variety of product offered to consumers in city and metropolitan areas.”

Boasting Melbourne’s best address on Bourke Street, the recently refurbished 31/2 star, Best Western Causeway Inn on the Mall offers 82 rooms, a lounge bar, 24 hour reception and a tour desk.

Best Western City Limits Hotel, following a full refurbishment in 2002, now offers 32, 4 star motel and studio apartments with kitchenettes and ensuites in the entertainment precinct of Melbourne.

The 31/2 star Best Western City Park Hotel is conveniently located in South Melbourne and provides 44 rooms, 24 hour reception, conference room, free parking and Fusions Restaurant & Bar.

The refurbished 100 room, 4 star Best Western Travel Inn Hotel in Carlton offers a heated pool, BBQ area, free undercover security parking, in-house movies, a restaurant and cocktail bar, conference rooms and spa & family rooms are available.


Best Western Taylors Lakes Hotel Motel, 20 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, has 24, 41/2 star rooms with plans to build another 30 and offers a variety of dining / entertainment options and extensive function / conference facilities.

And opening in June 2004, is the 4 star, 17 room Best Western Sandown Heritage Motor Inn in Noble Park - 20 minutes from the CBD.

These new properties compliment the existing portfolio of Best Western properties in Melbourne and surrounding areas. These include:

? Best Western The Buckingham International (41/2 star) - Melbourne (Highett)
? Best Western Atlantis Hotel (4 star) - Melbourne (Spencer St)
? Best Western Riverside Apartments (4 star) - Melbourne (Flinders St)
? Best Western The Tudor (41/2 star) - Box Hill
? Best Western Beaumaris Bay Motel (31/2 star) - Beaumaris
? Best Western Melbourne’s Princes Park Motor Inn (4 star) - Carlton North
? Best Western The Terrace Motel (4 star) - Cranbourne
? Best Western Jika International (31/2 star) - Fairfield
? Best Western Frankston International Motel (31/2 star) - Frankston
? Best Western Club Laverton (31/2 star) - Laverton
? Best Western Billanook Country Inn (4 star) - Lilydale
? Best Western Manor Inn (41/2 star) - Mitcham
? Best Western Brooklands of Mornington (4 star) - Mornington
? Best Western Bell Motor Inn (31/2 star) - Preston
? Best Western Mahoney’s Motor Inn (31/2 star) - Reservoir/Thomastown
? Best Western Easystay St Kilda Beach (4 star) - St Kilda
? Best Western Easystay Carlisle Street (31/2 star) - St Kilda
? Best Western Ciloms Airport Lodge (31/2 star) - Tullamarine
? Best Western Wheelers Hill International (41/2 star) - Wheelers Hill

As part of the Best Western brand, all the above properties feature BestRequests?, frequently requested guest amenities and services including iron and ironing boards, hair dryers, coffee/tea makers in all rooms, designated non-smoking rooms, complimentary toiletries available upon request, photocopy facilities on-site during reception hours and much more.

In addition, all Best Western properties benefit from global brand power, worldwide reservations system, advertising, sales, marketing, government and industry lobbying and operational support services such as purchasing, quality assurance, training and a dedicated IT help desk.

For further information or reservations simply call 131 779 or visit the Best Western Australia website at

Best Western Australia offers hotels, motels, resorts & apartments throughout Australia and is an affiliate of Best Western International the World’s Largest Hotel Chain with over 4100 properties in over 80 countries.



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