Wyndham Hotel Group and VetroBlu Management have announced a franchise agreement to open a Ramada hotel in Scarborough Beach, Western Australia.

Revealed to almost 800 delegates at the at the eighth annual Australasian Hotel Industry Conference and Exhibition (AHICE) in Melbourne this week (May 3-4), the 75-room Ramada VetroBlu Scarborough Beach is scheduled to open in mid-2017.

“We are very pleased to add this beachside destination to the Ramada collection,” said Barry Robinson, President and Managing Director Wyndham Hotel Group South East Asia and Pacific Rim.

“Scarborough’s reputation as Perth’s best beach makes Ramada VetroBlu Scarborough Beach an ideal choice for leisure and business travellers alike.”

The hotel will feature a mix of short and long-stay apartments with studio, one and two-bedroom apartments along with four three-bedroom penthouses and one four-bedroom penthouse. Facilities also include a spa, state-of-the-art gym and a rooftop sky deck with garden terrace.

“With Hillary’s Boat Harbour to the north, Fremantle to the south, the CBD just 20 minutes to the east, and iconic Scarborough Beach less than one minute’s walk away, Ramada VetroBlu Scarborough Beach places guests in the heart of one of Perth’s most vibrant beach towns,” said VetroBlu Management General Manager, Nathan Baker.

“Visitors can now enjoy the perfect blend of beach and cosmopolitan lifestyles, while experiencing the comforts of Ramada, an international brand that they know and trust.”

The town of Scarborough is currently undergoing a AUD$100 million redevelopment, which is being delivered by the state government and the City of Stirling. The project includes the new 50-metre swimming pool at Scarborough Beach, playground upgrades and more cafe and dining options.

Ramada Scarborough is the second Ramada branded hotel for Perth and the fourth for Western Australia, joining sister properties Ramada Perth, The Outram in West Perth, Ramada Resort Dunsborough and Ramada Eco Beach Resort, Broome.

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management