Marriott International has named the new Luxury Collection property being constructed in Parliament Square, Hobart: The Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel.
The Tasman, which marks Marriott International’s debut in Tasmania, will reside in an assortment of repurposed heritage buildings in Parliament Square and is on track to open in late 2018.
Will Hodgman, Premier of Tasmania and Sean Hunt, Area Vice President, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific, Marriott International revealed the name to guests at an event on site in Parliament Square. Guests were shown around the hotel’s mock-up room, which showcases the property’s design by Sydney-based firm, JPDC.
“Bringing the Luxury Collection to Australia is a significant milestone for Marriott International, where we’re on track to open 50 hotels by 2020,” said Mr Hunt. “With its stunning natural beauty and growing cultural and foodie scene, Hobart is an extremely desirable destination for both national and international guests, and this hotel will be the place for luxury travellers to stay when visiting Tasmania. With construction on track, we look forward to welcoming guests for the opening in 2018.”
Owned by Trawalla Group Parliament Square Hotel Operator Pty Ltd, The Tasman will offer guests 128 rooms and suites, all with restored features and Georgian and Art Deco design elements throughout.