Return of The Royce: Melbourne lodge goals to deliver again ‘golden age of hospitality’

Return of The Royce: Melbourne lodge goals to deliver again ‘golden age of hospitality’

Return of The Royce: Melbourne lodge goals to deliver again ‘golden age of hospitality’

Luxurious Melbourne lodge The Royce has reopened to company following a two-year refurbishment challenge that goals to “deliver the golden age of hospitality again to town”.

The 94-room artwork deco lodge – owned by lodge investor and developer, Mazen Tabet – is taking its luxurious expertise up a notch with a promise that “service might be led with discretion, indulgence might be inspired, and opulence might be anticipated.”

Situated on the border of the CBD and South Yarra, The Royce is a brief drive away from one other Tabet property, The Lyall Lodge and Spa which was bought for AU$30.5 million in December.

The heritage-listed constructing, initially designed in 1928, was the unique house of Rolls Royce in Melbourne. The newest iteration of the lodge pays tribute to that prestigious showroom with Twenties touches together with an illuminated porte-cochère for a glamourous arrival expertise.

House to a 24-hour concierge, the lodge foyer includes a 14-metre-high curved marble hearth surrounded by plush furnishings in navy blue and royal purple, with massive chandelier hanging from the excessive ceiling above.

The lodging providing options 18 spacious suites, every with a novel design, and contains six two-storey loft-suites – previously the Rolls Royce mechanic workshop – with unique cornicing. Every room is complemented by white Italian Carerra marble loos, full with hand minimize glass alcoves.

The lodge’s Showroom Bar presents all-day eating with a choice of British dishes on the menu, whereas the lodge restaurant – a vivid and ethereal area with delicate botanical wallpaper, imported from Barcelona – welcomes company to dine inside or exterior on the lodge’s terrace.

The lodge’s occasion areas embrace The Royce’s Library, an intimate setting for personal occasions with floor-to-ceiling Zebrano timber bookshelves, and The Ballroom which may welcome as much as 120 individuals. The latter options six grand chandeliers with chrome panelling on the partitions impressed by the traditional Rolls Royce grill.

The lodge additionally contains three boardrooms, every named after the long-lasting businessmen of its previous: the Henry Room, the Norris Room and the Kellow Room.