Travelodge unveils future design direction with new Hurstville hotel
TFE Hotels’ Travelodge brand is set to make its mark in Sydney’s southwest, with the opening of a 124-room hotel in Hurstville this week (January 17).
The property, operated by TFE Hotels, caters for business and leisure, with a rooftop bar and restaurant with stunning views, a large corporate reception area and a take-out food offering on the ground floor by St Marks Road Co The interior design, by leading studio Chada, uses natural colors and greenery.
“I think our Travelodge guests will be pleasantly surprised by the new design direction and the hospitality of the rooms,” said Chris Sedgwick, Group Chief Operating Officer, TFE Hotels.
“This hotel offers smart, functional design – with careful attention to space layout and color palette – as well as higher than normal ceilings and full glazing that lets in plenty of natural light. ; great spaces to relax; and, above all, offers a quality and affordable accommodation option just 20 minutes (by fast train) from the city.”
Crawfords is responsible for the distinctive architecture which is a nod to the urban regeneration currently taking place in Hurstville.
“We wanted this building to stand out,” said Crawfords architect Paul Godsell.
“Think sleek and elegant architecture, attention to detail in all aspects of design; and rooms flooded with natural light and so many viewing angles in all directions.
Travelodge Hurstville was developed by the Illawarra Catholic Club, which is next door to the hotel, and is close to Sydney Airport, Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Westfield Shopping Center and Club Central Venue .
Sedgwick expects the new offering to be well received by the local community and visitors for business and leisure.
“Our Travelodges are always in great locations and generally offer a refreshingly simple customer service ethos,” he said.
“This rings true for Travelodge Hurstville which, in addition to Club offerings and hotel amenities, also offers guests the ability to host large-scale meetings and events within striking distance of the CBD, as well as multifunctional common spaces for those impromptu meetings and gatherings. »
The opening coincides with the appointment of Ansarina Flower as General Manager of TFE Hotels.
Flower began her career at TFE as a Reservations Manager at Travelodge Wynyard and held various management positions at Travelodge Sydney, Travelodge Blacktown, Bankstown, Newcastle and Martin Place.