The new Melbourne Marriott Docklands will feature Australia's first M Club.

Marriott International will open its first M Club lounge in the Australasia region as part of the 189-room Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands – the first newbuild Marriott in more than 20 years – the company has announced.

The exclusive lounge, which serves as a homely retreat for Platinum and Titanium Marriott Bonvoy and executive floor guests, is open 24/7 and features a range of dining options, lounges and private spaces for guests to socialise, relax or conduct business. Guests staying in M Club rooms can also gain access to the lounge as part of their reservation.

M Clubs offer guests access to a residential dining room and interactive kitchens with live cooking demonstrations each morning and evening. Regularly rotated breakfast and light snack items are brought out intermittently, with premium beverages and canapes offered by evening. A library also offers a space for guests to read or relax.

M Club will offer live cooking and a rotating selection of snacks and small meals.

M Club Melbourne Docklands will also include an al fresco terrace for guests to enjoy some fresh air and panoramic views over the Melbourne skyline.

Marriott International Area Vice President Australia, New Zealand and Pacific, Sean Hunt, said the opening of the first M Club in this region was a huge milestone for the company.

“We consistently strive to be leaders in the industry and take great pleasure in sharing the new standard of Marriott Hotels for the future. As we return to travel, we are committed to providing our guests with flexible and elevated experiences to suit individual lifestyles.”

Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands will feature 189 guest rooms.

The M Club has been steadily growing across the Marriott portfolio, with six in operation across Asia, 12 in Europe and 82 in the company’s North American heartland.

Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands also features a rooftop swimming pool and bar, restaurant, café and fitness centre with TechnoGym Excite Live – another first for Marriott in this region.