Mantra Albury Hotel officially opened its doors with Mantra Group’s Executive Director of Operations Mark Hodge and Albury Mayor Kevin Mack cutting the ribbon to celebrate the hotel opening.
The first hotel to open in Albury in more than three years, Mantra Albury took 18 months to build and provides style and convenience in the centre of the Riverina town’s CBD.
The $40million development comprises of eight levels and 146 one and two bedroom studios and suites with views out to the beautiful Bongong High Plains and Victorian Alps.
Amenities at Mantra Albury Hotel include a restaurant and bar called La Tierra, 24-hour reception, an internet lounge, a fully equipped gymnasium, conferencing and events facilities that can cater for more than 200 people, and an exclusive Sky Lounge available to hire on the top floor with sky lighting, wet bar and comfortable lounge seating.
For all-day in-room dining options, the property’s onsite restaurant La Tierra is located on the ground floor, and is open to hotel guests and the general public for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features a range of delicious tapas style Mediterranean meal options.
The local Riverina and North East Victoria region has a rich contemporary history of cultural influences from around the world. La Tierra, which is Spanish for Earth, embraces the proud Mediterranean migrant ancestry and traditions of the region.
Mantra Group Executive Director of Operations Mark Hodge said the Group was proud to have officially opened Mantra Albury Hotel.
“We are proud to bring the Mantra brand to Albury and officially open this fantastic new hotel,” said Mr Hodge.
“Mantra Albury Hotel currently employs more than 40 full time staff and is expected to inject more than $7 million into the local economy each year.
“The hotel will play a key role in further elevating Albury’s profile and attractiveness as a leisure and business destination as the hotel appeals and caters to a range of domestic travellers seeking a contemporary hotel stay in this beautiful Riverina district.
“Albury is a key regional commercial and tourism hub with established and varied accommodation drivers, well supported by the large regional airport and an impressive major events calendar which attracts significant visitation to the city.
“We are confident this property with its modern design and stylish features will provide a market-leading hotel offering, which is well positioned to become the region’s premier corporate, meetings and leisure hotel.”
All of the hotel’s rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Albury and out to the Victorian Alps and Kiewa Valley and include a sink, microwave and fridge.
Mantra Albury provides travellers with a fantastic new hotel offering as well as conferencing and events facilities in the heart of the Riverina district.