Frasers Hospitality has announced the 239-room Capri by Fraser in Brisbane is set to open at the end of March.
This will be Frasers Hospitality’s fourth property in Australia and will mark the debut of the Capri brand.
It first established its presence in Australia with Fraser Suites Sydney in 2007, which was followed by the opening of Fraser Place Melbourne in 2011 and Fraser Suites Perth in 2013.
Catering to the ‘always connected’ lifestyle needs of e-generation travellers, Capri by Fraser, Brisbane will offer guests the flexibility of choosing how they want to work, live and play by providing an extensive range of hotel facilities along with the added benefits of serviced residences.
The hotel residence will offer a range of e-efficiencies including iPad-activated check-ins, e-Concierge, e-Print facilities, fast and free wireless Internet to keep guests constantly connected, and providing the option of in-room cooking or restaurant dining or working out at the gym any time of the day.
“Millennial travellers today represent 20% of international travellers and are expected to grow rapidly to 320 million by 2020,” said Choe Peng Sum, Chief Executive Officer of Frasers Hospitality.
“ It is for this special group of travellers that we created our intelligent, tech-forward and intuitive hotel residence brand, Capri by Fraser, to help them keep at the top of their game.
“We are thrilled to be bringing the Capri by Fraser brand to Australia following the success we’ve experienced with our flagship property Capri by Fraser, Changi City in Singapore, and particularly in such an outstanding location in inner city Brisbane.”
Centrally located in the heart of the city’s business district, Capri by Fraser, Brisbane is within walking distance to Queen Street Mall shopping, City Botanical Gardens, riverfront dining at Eagle Street Pier and commercial buildings including the landmark Waterfront Place.
It is close to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Southbank precinct and riverside attractions.
An effortlessly stylish and vibrant hotel residence designed by award-winning spatial design specialists Ministry Of Design, Capri by Fraser, Brisbane brings a touch of the rainforest to an inner city development featuring a live vertical garden wall and trendy art installations. Designer lounge chairs create a chilled out atmosphere for guests while splashes of bright colour balance out neutral tones and polished surfaces.
Capri by Fraser, Brisbane will also provide a range of leisure facilities including a 24/7 fully equipped gym, indoor swimming pool, steam and sauna, Capri Club Lounge, a Hot Spot mac station and 24/7 Spin and Play launderette with interactive games rooms where guests are fully entertained with foosball and Xbox Kinect between spin cycles.