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.
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. More info.
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.
Warm, tactile and thoughtfully crafted, The Hotel Britomart is at the heart of Auckland’s most vibrant downtown waterfront neighbourhood, a nine-block precinct bustling with energy and contrasts. An unforgettable structure designed inside and out by Cheshire Architects, The Hotel Britomart is a 5 Green Star building with an exterior that combines hand-made bricks with a scattered constellation of windows.
Inside, the hotel’s 99 guest rooms and five suites boast warm timber walls, soft built-in sofas, hand-crafted ceramics and the latest ventilation and lighting technology. The Hotel Britomart offers guests a full immersion in the best of Auckland from the moment they check in: all of it is just a few easy steps from the front door. More info.
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.
Travelodge Wynyard Quarter Auckland
Auckland’s fast-developing Wynyard Quarter is home to one of New Zealand’s largest urban regeneration projects, with the striking Travelodge Wynyard Quarter Auckland part of a modern development of six new buildings by energy, transport and infrastructure investor Infratil.
The six-story, L-shaped hotel will offer travellers 154 rooms at this state-of-the-art property, bringing guests closer to the must-do-, must-see and must-eat places of central Auckland. On-site facilities include a café/restaurant, allowing guests to enjoy a meal only steps away from their room. Those wanting to venture out to explore New Zealand’s largest city will have a variety of choices – the elegant North Wharf drinking and dining precinct is only a stone’s throw away. The hotel’s interior will feature a range of textures and colours, with a stylish mosaic in the reception and a carefully curated mixture of grey glass, brass and drift feather drapery throughout the hotel to add a modern edge. This overall experience will be housed in the contemporary architecture of the hotel, bringing a fresh new property to the Auckland hospitality scene.
Adina Apartment Hotel Munich
An exciting new flagship property for the redeveloped Werksviertel quarter – a 24-storey hotel tower featuring 234 studios and apartments – is under construction on the site of a former potato silo in Munich. On completion, it will be the highest hotel in the city, an architectural milestone, a striking landmark and a multifunctional building in the heart of the Central Haidhausen neighbourhood.
The composition of the WERK4 building is already unprecedented. The existing potato silo building - a part of the old Pfanni potato dumpling plant - is integrated into the overall design and the new building on top of the silo will be over 86 metres high. The multifunctional utilisation concept of WERK4 is typical for the whole redevelopment area, Werksviertel, however the combination of a four-star hotel built on top of a climbing hall in a former silo is unique.
Developer Werner Eckart and Architects Steidle Architekten say the building’s unique design will ensure it attracts a diverse stream of visitors. It is expected that more than 1,000 people - including business people, concert hall guests and tourists from all over the world.- will explore Munich from WERK4 every day. AFK design studio, of Melbourne and London, have designed the generous yet cosy rooms - all of which have city or alpine views. And, in a TFE Hotels’ first, some rooms will even have views of the flock of sheep grazing on the rooftop of neighbouring businesses. Designer Michaelis Boyd‘s for the public areas is a space filled with high-end timber, marble, terrazzo, soft fabric and leather to compliment the raw concrete columns and steel façade.
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.
Vibe Hotel Adelaide
The brand-new Vibe Hotel in Adelaide will be an 18-storey glass fronted tower with 119 rooms designed by the multi award-winning Loucas Zahos Architects. The hotel’s standout design feature is an Australian first, with guests able to cool down in a stylish pool that connects Vibe Hotel Adelaide to the neighbouring ONE Apartments
The pool will run alongside a pedestrian bridge, with guests having access to a pool deck with a spa, sauna and communal plaza. The hotel’s design-focused style will reflect a vibrant, inner-city community at ground level with restaurants, bars and music, the overall design capturing notions of harmony, sophistication and individual expression. A ground floor café will offer drinks and light meals, with a restaurant planned for the 19th floor of the hotel. The principal architect and director of Loucas Zahos says the hotel is the final piece of the Flinders Street precinct, acting as a focal point and springboard for visitors experiencing Adelaide. Guestrooms will feature open-plan bathrooms and floor to ceiling windows will frame city views that extend all the way to the beautiful Adelaide Hills. The Vibe property is further elevating the brand’s offering, acting as a flagship hotel due to its unique, elegant architecture and interior design.
Travelodge Hotel Hurstville Sydney
Travelodge Hurstville is part of a significant redevelopment project in Sydney’s southern suburbs and will be the first hotel to open within a 5km radius of Hurstville’s commercial district. Developed by the Illawarra Catholic Club, the 124-room Travelodge property will sit adjacent to both ‘Club Central’ and a five-level commercial tower and is expected to open in 2022.
A focus on form and functionality will see guest rooms fitted out with twin or king beds as well as triple and quad configurations, each with a refreshingly simple design. Several new outlets and bars, including a stunning rooftop restaurant will open alongside a generous meetings space and multi-level carpark.