This year, 2022, is shaping up to be another big one for Accor in the Pacific as the company readies to open more headline properties. Here are three you need to know.

The Porter House Hotel Sydney – MGallery
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Opening: Q1, 2022

Located on Castlereagh Street, this mixed-use development will have a 36-storey tower with a 121-room hotel housed over levels 1-9 with 131 residential apartments above on levels 10-34.

The hotel and residential apartments will thoughtfully weave in the existing 1870s heritage-listed Porter House, which is adjacent to the tower.

Onsite facilities include, lobby, pool and fitness centre, two restaurants, a fourth floor bar with roving art gallery, meeting and private dining facilities and a business centre.

Hotel Morris
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Opening: Q1, 2022

Sydney CBD’s historic 1929-built West End Hotel at 412 Pitt Street, for more than 30 years Australia’s tallest hotel, will reopen as Hotel Morris following an extensive refurbishment program.

The 82-room hotel will feature a ground floor restaurant and bar on Pitt Street, and a spectacular rooftop bar.

The Sebel Wellington Lower Hutt
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Opening: Q1 2022

The new-build The Sebel Wellington Lower Hutt overlooks the Hutt River and is only a short drive from Wellington International Airport.

Built in partnership with Hutt City Council’s project for the New Civic Centre, which includes a new 800-seater Events Centre adjoining the City’s historic Town Hall, this apartment-style hotel boasts 60 fully serviced studios and one bedroom apartments and will provide a modern and convenient place for business and leisure visitors to stay while attending conferences, exhibitions or events.

Complete with a restaurant and bar, Biscotti, this new hotel embraces The Sebel brand standards, with warm, stylish and homely furnishings to make guests feel welcome as soon as they arrive.

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management