• Location

    25 Collins Street, Melbourne

  • Completed

    July 2022

  • Architect

    A+ Design Group

  • Type

    Fitout, Refurbishment

  • Delivery Type

    Fixed Lump Sum

  • Duration

    10 months

  • Project Manager

    Deloitte PDS Group

  • Value

    $10M - $20M

Luxury hotel icon gets a facelift

The iconic Sofitel Melbourne on Collins has undergone a significant facelift to rejuvenate the interior and restore its position among Melbourne’s most luxurious hotels.

Our construction team was only too happy to step up to the task, completing a series of cosmetic upgrades to the 350 rooms across the uppermost floors. A fresh paint job, new carpets, electrical works, fixtures, fittings, and equipment have reinforced the luxe appeal that has become synonymous with the Sofitel.

With sweeping high-level views of Melbourne’s CBD, our team also performed minor restoration works to retain the signature internal solid timber shutters that open in to reveal a picturesque panorama of the city and beyond.

Our vast experience working on hotel refurbishments meant we were extra mindful of the guests and employees. The works were carefully planned and completed in stages, allowing for the highest level of care and precision with minimal disruption to the hotel.

We are so pleased to have helped put this stunning project together. Pulling it off in a live environment presented its challenges, which we overcame by working around the hotel booking schedule to ensure as little disturbance to guests and operations as possible.

Burak Guler, Project Administrator

Sofitel Melbourne room with a view

A touch of Paris with a dash of Melbourne

Now over twenty-five years since the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins made its debut - after taking over The Regent in 1996 - the French luxury hotel chain has gained a reputation as Melbourne’s 'Hotel for the Arts'. A fitting title, given its origins and prime location in the ‘Paris End’ of Collins Street.

Upon entering the heritage building, the French-inspired theme continues all the way to the finer details of the room.  Rooms which are even more enticing thanks to the new beds complete with glamourous new bed heads, joinery, furniture and locally sourced photography featuring a mix of Paris and Melbourne. All this is complemented by custom-designed carpets and paint throughout the rooms, corridors and lobbies.

Our construction team has successfully delivered on the design intent which achieves the perfect blend of classic and modern. The room upgrades also involved arranging all aspects of the wall-mounted TV units and sleek new lighting, fully integrated with C-Bus touch panels.

Sofitel Melbourne room upgrade sneak peak
Sofitel Melbourne new bedroom furniture
Sofitel Melbourne new equipment and furniture
Sofitel Melbourne double room lighting landscape
Sofitel Melbourne new carpet and armchair portrait
Sofitel Melbourne room artwork
Sofitel Melbourne new rooms lounge area