Sneak peek: inside Australia’s soon-to-be tallest hotel

Soaring 80 storeys above the city’s central business district, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne will redefine luxury in the city with its extraordinary design, exceptional experiences and breathtaking views…

floor-to-ceiling windows with view across infinity pool in the spa looking over Melbourne

Preparing to open its doors, the Ritz-Carlton Melbourne has already made a lasting impression on the city skyline. With its statement architectural design by Cottee Parker Architects, it is opening as one of the tallest hotels in Australia and certainly the tallest in Melbourne. Designed with materials inspired by the unique stories of the city, the hotel presents luxury accommodation, signature dining experiences across both restaurant and bar, holistic wellness spaces and an iconic infinity pool, as well as world-class meeting and event facilities and services.

lobby and reception desk with statement chandelier and floor-to-ceiling windows

Image credit: The Ritz-Carlton Melbourne

“We are thrilled to bring The Ritz-Carlton brand to Melbourne,” said Antony Page, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne. “With design that blends the best of the brand and the destination, combined with the finest amenities, culinary offerings, and highly personalised service, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne will deliver an experience tailored to today’s luxury guest and deeply connected to this vibrant city.”

With its lobby located on level 80 above 257 stylish hotel guestrooms and suites, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne is anchored by a profound sense of place. Blending the brands refined luxury with an authentic Australian experience, the property celebrates the country’s ancient stories and vibrant cultures, filtered through a distinctly Melbourne lens. From the works by local artists to hyper-local culinary adventures, from unique Melbournian décor to regionally inspired spa journeys, guests will be encouraged to connect with the pulse and creativity of the city and to engage with the exciting diversity of its surrounds.

Main image credit: The Ritz-Carlton Melbourne