- Article by Liv Croagh
Flagship 419-room hotel Pullman Melbourne on the Park has revealed a major renovation of its William Clarke Skye Villa on the top two floors.
Designed by DKO Architecture, the new space is a luxurious split-level layout villa. It includes a spacious living and dining area as well as a king bedroom. The bedroom is complete with a walk-in-robe that leads to a bathroom, fitted with a free-standing bathtub and views of the MCG.
Using a multilayered material palette that includes marble, brass and leather, the design aims to create a sense of opulence. The windows have been designed with metal shrouds to act like frames that transform the views into works of art.
Included in the new renovations are art from local contemporary artist Angela Roskell.
In terms of technology, slim line flat screen TVs are in the bedroom and living area.
“The William Clarke Skye Villa is the jewel in the crown of our recent $40 million renovation. Perfectly positioned opposite the MCG and the Sports and Entertainment Precinct, it will take the luxury hotel experience to a whole new level,” says Erkin Aytekin, general manager of the Pullman Melbourne on the Park.
Renovating Pullman Melbourne on the Park
The villa makeover was the final stage of a hotel renovation – which comprises 19 floors of Superior, Premium and Deluxe rooms and suites, as well as shared areas. The new luxe renovations should position Pullman Melbourne on the Park as one of Melbourne’s premium hotels.
Positioned on Level 18 of the hotel, the new Executive Lounge features plush velvet sofas, marble tables, a large flat screen TV and bar area, and offers the sweeping views of the MCG and the city skyline towards Port Phillip Bay.
The recent hotel upgrade of Pullman Melbourne on the Park concludes the comprehensive renovation program and follows the earlier investment made to transform the ground floor lobby and reception and the popular Cliveden Bar and Dining areas.
Pullman Melbourne on the Park is located at 192 Wellington Parade in East Melbourne, opposite the MCG, Rod Laver Arena and Melbourne Park precinct. It is a popular destination and the ‘Home of Sports’ to host teams and spectators attending AFL, NRL, Cricket and the Australian Open tennis.
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