Leading hotel developer and operator Pro-invest Hotels has offered a first look inside the company’s newest hotel, Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Little Collins, which is set to open to guests on January 27, 2022.

Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Little Collins Hotel Manager, Ketaki Kelkar, said the city’s newest hotel is perfect for travellers wanting to experience more for less.

“Whether you’re travelling for work or play, Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Little Collins offers the perfect place to base yourself while in Melbourne and is a great starting point for exploring Australia’s cultural capital,” she said.

“We’re proud to deliver more of what matters most and are big on the little things like speedy WiFi, and all the in-room conveniences that help to make guests feel at home even while they’re away.”

Kelkar said the property features 312 modern guest rooms, which “feature a calming palette of earthy wood tones mixed with blue and lime green and have been thoughtfully designed to offer a seamless and comfortable stay and feature unique touches such as a study nook, speedy WiFi, premium bedding, Express Recharge, choice of pillows, black-out blinds and a walk-in power shower”.

She said guests can kick start their day with a complimentary Express Start Breakfast that includes “everyone’s favourite hot and cold options” or for those in a rush, there’s the choice of the Express Start Breakfast Grab and Go option instead.

In addition, Kelkar said guests can enjoy access to facilities including a 24-hour reception, fitness room, self-service laundry and four meeting spaces as well as The Great Room which offers a 24-hour cafe style menu.

As expected in the nation’s design capital, the look and feel of the hotel is also top shelf.

“Boasting a fresh, contemporary look, the hotel foyer gives off New York vibes thanks to a feature wall of black and white mosaic tiles that complement the exposed copper plumbing and glowing vintage feature lights that line the ceiling, reminiscent of an entry to a metropolis mansion,” Kelkar said.

“In addition, the interior design of the expansive dining room showcases an exposed brick feature wall, vintage lamps, contemporary furniture, and vibrant red seating that provides a striking contrast to the white marble bar counter front.”

To celebrate the launch of Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Little Collins, located at 589-599 Little Collins Street, the hotel is offering an opening special of $182 per room per night (until 27 April 2022 for stays between 27 January 2022 until 27 April 2022).

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management