InterContinental Hotels Group and St Marys Rugby League Club have signed a franchise agreement for a 123-room, new build Holiday Inn hotel in St Marys, Greater Sydney.
Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys, scheduled to open in late 2017 will represent a new definition of the Holiday Inn brand in Australia.
Featuring contemporary exteriors and a sleek, streamlined look and feel within its rooms and public spaces, the hotel will provide the ultimate in comfort for visitors to the popular Greater Sydney precinct.
The Hotel will feature 123 guest rooms in addition to a business centre, gym and meeting rooms.
Located 45 kilometres west of Sydney’s central business district, the hotel will form part of the St Mary’s Rugby Leagues Club entertainment precinct, which features a variety of Food and beverage outlets including four restaurants and three bars and a bottle shop.
The precinct also includes child care facilities and western Sydney’s new premier attraction, the Skypeak Adventures outdoor activity centre.
Matt Tripolone, head of development Australasia & Japan, IHG said: “This signing is a very important, and timely one for IHG; the development of this hotel with St Marys Rugby League Club marks the start of a great long term relationship.
“The positioning of Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys provides the opportunity to expand our footprint in this prime location, ideally suited to both weekday and weekend travellers.
“IHG is very excited to once again form a long term relationship with the Club industry - this is a growing industry and IHG’s Holiday Inn brand is well suited to its family, entertainment and sporting focus and will assist with job creation in the local community.”
Holiday Inn Sydney St Marys will provide guests with dining and refreshment offerings in very close proximity to the hotel, with a number of bars, restaurants and a bottle shop located adjacent to the hotel in the League Club.