The expansion of the Brisbane Airport village has reached another milestone with the announcement by Accor Hotels of a December 1 opening date for Novotel Brisbane Airport, the city’s first airport hotel.
Artists’ impression: Novotel Brisbane Airport Hotel
Located just off Airport Drive in the Airport Village precinct at Brisbane Domestic and International Airport, the 157 room, 4.5-star property is being developed by Kenlynn Properties Australia.
The hotel can be accessed via road or by AirTrain utilising a complimentary bus transfer loop running between the domestic and international terminals and the hotel. It is opposite the Airport Village Complex and a short walk from the DFO retail hub which houses over 120 leading Australian and International brands.
Designed to cater to a diverse range of short-term travelers, it includes conference facilities for small to medium groups, a restaurant serving contemporary Australian cuisine, stylish bar with separate lounge area, 24 hour room service, two lane rooftop lap pool, gymnasium and sauna.
Business facilities include six dedicated meeting rooms and an executive boardroom ranging in capacity from 12 persons to 120 persons theatre style or cocktails. All meeting rooms have natural light, state of the art audio visual equipment, broadband, WIFI, and offer easy access at ground floor level.
The lobby level web corner features Apple computers enabling guests to access the internet and print their boarding pass prior to departure from the hotel.
Designed by Brisbane based firm Noel Robinson Architects, the hotel includes a six-storey atrium and a dramatic, glass-ended cantilevered rooftop pool and recreation space.
To capitalise on Queensland’s year-round subtropical climate, the hotel has been designed to harness natural light and outdoor living spaces to achieve an energy efficient building.
The interior design will comprise a blend of traditional elegance and contemporary design to provide a modern yet welcoming experience for guests. The ground floor will feature local timber veneers and stone while the rooms will offer guests a mix of natural materials, warm colours and all the comforts of modern technology.