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Australia’s largest hotel to open in Melbourne in early 2010

A spectacular new hotel is about to make its mark in Melbourne Crown Metropol will be Australia’s largest hotel yet it promises to be distinctive, fresh, vibrant and unmistakably modern.

Located opposite the brand new Melbourne Exhibition Centre, the 658-room hotel features a wave-like shape in a striking futuristic design. The stunning podium entry will prominently feature a bluestone, diamond shaped pattern in the floor of the lobby, while all hotel rooms will have a Manhattan, boutique style feel. Crown Metropol will also be home to Melbourne’s only sky-high day spa and relaxation floor on level 27, while on the top floor the 28 Sky Bar is expected to become a favourite city oasis.

Crown Metropol will also have its own exclusive restaurant offering: the much-anticipated Gordon Ramsay’s Maze restaurant, the chef’s first venture in Australia.  “