Mantra Epping Hotel, Melbourne will comprise of 151 hotel accommodation rooms, 3 executives suites and 30 dual-key serviced apartments (214 keys).
Mantra Epping’s function and events facilities will service a combination of weddings and community events as well as meetings and conferences for businesses based at Northpoint Enterprise Park, Northern Hospital, Epping Plaza Shopping Centre and the Wholesale Fruit, Vegetable & Flower Market.
The all-day restaurant will be a popular destination for hotel guests and visitors wanting “post Melbourne Market” breakfast and lunch meals and a brewpub will be located on the ground level, and will be operated by and leased to a company of Dickson’s Mill Group.
The Project is situated within the City of Whittlesea which is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia. The municipality’s current population is approximately 194,000 residents and is expected to grow to 333,700 persons by 2036.
Epping Central has been recognised for its investment potential and regional significance by the State Government and is now a designated Metropolitan Activity Centre under Plan Melbourne. The State Government has given the green light to the new zoning of Epping Central, unlocking private development opportunities and paving the way for the creation of hundreds of local jobs.
Epping Central has an established road network, a redeveloped train station and plans for future road and rail expansion. It is strategically located to major arterials that link to Melbourne Airport, the Port of Melbourne, the agricultural producing regions of Australia and the northern states.
Epping and the surrounding northern suburbs have a catchment of over 750,000 people with limited supply of international hotels operating in the area.
Developer – Too Build
Hotel Manager – Mantra Group
Builder – Hacer Group
Architect – Peddle Thorpe
Interior Design – Bruce Henderson
Brewhouse – Beer Republic
Construction Commences – November 2017