TFE Hotels (Toga Far East Hotels) is a leading hotel operator in Australia, New Zealand and Europe. TFE Hotels, under the joint venture between Far East Hospitality and Toga Group, is one of the largest hospitality management platforms in Australia. Take a look at the latest hotels to be added to the TFE Hotels portfolio.
Adina Apartment Hotel Southbank Melbourne
The striking Bates Smart design of this hotel, with its ground breaking construction technology and sleek curved glass curtain facade will form a landmark for Melbourne’s Southbank precinct. A vast curved balcony will provide views from a spectacular pool area and gym area towards the city. The hotel’s spacious, contemporary apartments provide ample living space, ideal for city escapes by travellers who enjoy city living and memorable dining, arts and sporting experiences. Hume Partners Property (formerly Bennelong Property) is adding 10 new floors to an existing six-storey office building to form a 220-apartment hotel using relatively new mass timber construction technology that will see the project attain new levels in sustainable design, and making it one of Australia’s tallest timber buildings. The site at 55 Southbank Boulevard is a defining new gateway for Melbourne, sitting between the CBD, vibrant St Kilda Road, and the parklands surrounding Royal Botanic Gardens.
Vibe Hotel Darling Harbour
A new lifestyle hotel with a New York style in 145 guest rooms and suites will open at the upper end of Sydney’s Chinatown, as a neighbour to the redeveloped entertainment precinct, the Darling Quarter. With architectural and interior design by WMK, it has inspired Manhattan style rooms and cool communal spaces typical of the Vibe Hotels brand. The hotel will add to the growing energy of the area, with an all-day dining restaurant, fully equipped gym, meeting rooms, infinity edge rooftop pool and an urban styled grand facade entry. The rooms will feature an array of lifestyle features with their New York inspired design including curved rainfall showers, embedded window day lounges and retro bathroom fixtures. Sydney based property developer Icon Oceania is known for high-end residential developments in Sydney’s lower North Shore and Eastern Suburbs. This will be their first flagship hotel in Sydney.
Vibe Hotel Melbourne
Melbourne-based developers Caydon Property Group’s design will preserve a classic two storey Heritage-listed building at 1 Queen Street, on the corner of Flinders Street, to create a stunning new 24-storey glass fronted hotel and residential tower. The building will take in views of the Yarra River and Southbank all the way to Port Phillip Bay. Its dual frontage also offers city views northwards and to the south east of the city. The new hotel will have 206 hotel rooms, an indoor heated swimming pool and gym, ground floor lobby and restaurant, plus 200 square metres of excellent conference facilities. Within walking distance of Flinders Street Station, the Crown complex and Southbank. The original building was built in 1873 in the Renaissance Revival style and was called the Cobden Building, serving as offices for the maritime trade. In 1955 clothing manufacturer and retailer Fletcher Jones bought the building and it became an iconic fixture for Melbourne shoppers.
The Hotel Britomart, Auckland
Developers of the urban precinct of Britomart in Auckland are creating a new 104-room, 10-level hotel designed by Cheshire Architects, on the corner of Gore St and Galway. The project will include the refurbishment and restoration of the adjoining Masonic and Buckland heritage buildings. The hotel will have 99 rooms and five “Landing Suites” offering some of the city’s most luxe accommodation. Three of these will boast generous outdoor sky gardens.
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne, Pentridge
Australia’s historic Pentridge Prison site will become one of Australia’s most sought-after and talked about destinations, when Shayher Group develops the site into a lifestyle precinct, complete with a hotel, residential apartments, shopping, dining outlets and an outdoor cinema. The 110-apartment hotel added to the former Division B section will offer guests the chance to stay in a historic converted prison cell, but with all the modern comforts of a hotel. Just 8km from Melbourne CBD in Coburg, the project aims to seamlessly blend contemporary architectural design with the building’s distinct and remarkable heritage, including adding a function centre to the prison’s former chapel with its beautiful high lead-light windows, making it ideal for weddings or business events. Designers of the project, Cox Architecture, are renowned for their work on delicate heritage projects including the Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa redevelopment near Daylesford in Victoria.
Adina Apartment Hotel Macquarie Park, North Ryde
This is a stunning new hotel in Sydney’s fastest growing business and commercial district, Macquarie Park at North Ryde. The owner STARIN is a Sydney-based boutique fund manager that actively engages in prime commercial property of hotels and serviced apartments. STARIN’s flagship project will deliver design excellence and commercial returns, fulfilling the high demand for accommodation from businesses in Macquarie Park, by being the first and tallest fully serviced apartment hotel. Designed by Group GSA, it will offer sweeping views of Sydney’s city skyline from its 19 storeys and includes an infinity pool, gym and bar on the top floor. It will comprise 154 hotel apartments, a ground floor reception, restaurant with an outdoor area and conferencing. Typical of Adina Hotels, the new hotel will combine spacious apartment living with 24-hour reception, room service, with helpful and knowledgeable concierges on hand to help guests feel at home.
Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney
Sydney will have a new drawcard attraction when a stunning apartment hotel opens, designed by JPW Architects and with interiors by Carr Design Group. The hotel will take in the lights of the city from a restaurant and bar on Level 22 while a sky lobby and reception will be on Level 21, alongside a gym and pool area. Located at 280 George St, next to Australia Square, the hotel will have 194 keys, comprising eight two-bedroom apartments, 104 one-bedroom and 82 studio apartments. Commercial offices will occupy the ground floor and a new dining offering will open in the Curtin Place laneway. It will be in prime position in Sydney’s business district, retail heart and close to the dining and entertainment quarters at Barangaroo and the new Darling Quarter. The site is conveniently close to Wynyard Railway Station, at the start of the George Street pedestrian mall and its pending light rail.
Adina Apartment Hotel Canberra
A contemporary design hotel with 132 apartments will form part of an exciting $300 million development by Capital Property Group, who are renowned for having transformed Canberra Airport into a modern masterpiece and for developing Canberra’s most remarkable new suburb, Denman Prospect. Two purpose-built buildings will set a new standard for the Capital in environmental design, combining offices, cafes, restaurants and retail outlets at the corner of Constitution Place and London Circuit. A “Theatre Lane” will form a new foodie and retail lifestyle precinct set to enliven the city centre. The design is by architects Bates Smart, who have won multiple awards from Master Builders Association and Architects Institute of Australia for nearby Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport. Typical of Adina Hotels, the new hotel will combine spacious apartment living with 24-hour reception, room service, service provided by knowledgeable concierges and a well-equipped gym.
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne West End
Trenerry Property is creating a new concept in luxury urban hotels with a $350 million development that is set to become the new “hub and heart” of Melbourne’s redeveloping West End, with five buildings among sculpted parklands. The 92-apartment hotel will occupy seven levels in one of the buildings with an exquisite design that incorporates elements of the rainforest and the moon, plus neon stylings of a futuristic Tron setting. The wellness centre will have space for a massage studio, yoga pod, spa, beauty parlour and treatment pods for wellness innovations, while an outdoor spa has resort style seating among the nature and meditation garden. A 25 metre glass-backed indoor lap pool and spa will have its own lounge area with food and drinks service. Guests and residents will be able to design their own lifestyle, combining shopping with visits to West End’s day spa, 50-seat cinema or its nine bars and restaurants – all without leaving the precinct.
Vibe Hotel Hobart
A new hotel is set to open its doors in the centre of Tasmania’s capital, as part of a mixed-use development by Raadas Property and designed by Hobart firm Xsquared Architects. The new building is on prime position on Argyle Street, which leads down to Hobart’s historic waterfront and Salamanca Place, and is close to the city’s retail and business centre. The new development will incorporate retail and hospitality space on the ground floor, and will have four floors dedicated to commercial offices and ten floors comprising 142 hotel rooms and suites, with a pool, gym, restaurant and bar and conferencing space. It is close to the State and Federal government departments and some of Hobart's largest corporate premises and opposite Hobart's main public and private hospitals. The hotel will be well placed to take advantage of Tasmania's tourism boom and its surge of tourism developments to meet the demand from the ever-increasing number of domestic and international visitors.
Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
A new flagship property for the redeveloped Munich Werksviertel quarter – a 24-storey hotel tower featuring 234 studios and apartments, built on the former Pfanni silo, the potato silo. With these additional 920 apartments in the development pipeline Adina will more than double its current 673-strong room portfolio by 2019.
Adina Apartment Hotel Fremantle
This hotel will form part of an exciting new mixed-use commercial, retail and dining precinct that will add to Fremantle’s stylish West End, in prime position to take in panoramic views all the way to the Swan River mouth and the ocean. The hotel, designed by Meyer Shircore & Associates Architects, will comprise 141 rooms, consisting of 60 studios, 73 one-bedroom and eight two-bedroom apartments on levels 8-11 of the building. Guests will enter the lobby at the ground floor and will enjoy a pool, gym, 235 square metres of meeting space and an on-site car park. This will be TFE Hotels’ first Fremantle hotel, managed on behalf of owners Silverleaf Investments, a Fremantle-based private property investment company established in 1989. Its location opposite the cruise ship terminal, on the Woolstores Shopping Centre site at 28 Cantonment Street, makes it ideal to capitalise on Fremantle’s status as one of WA’s top tourist destinations, just 19km south of Perth’s CBD.