Mantra Group

Hotel Review: Mantra on Hay keeps things simple in East Perth

March 28, 2019

In a relatively quiet area of East Perth is where you’ll find Mantra on Hay, not as central as some of Mantra’s – well, now Accor’s – other properties in the “most isolated city in the world”, but close enough that you don’t feel like you’re missing any of Perth’s increasingly energetic social scene. It’s […]

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Hotel Review: Peppers King Square beats fast in the heart of Perth

March 26, 2019

On the Western edge of Perth’s densely packed CBD, opposite the vibrant piazza of Kings Square, and a short walk from the nightclub lined streets of Northbridge and Perth’s busy RAC Arena, stands the modest Peppers Kings Square. It’s a hotel that boasts an enviable, dynamic location and has a lot to offer guests and […]

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Hotel Review: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge offers an unforgettable wilderness experience

November 2, 2018

The immense beauty of Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair National Park – a deserving UNESCO World Heritage Site – is a good trade-off for no Wi-Fi, phone reception or television. Throw in a charming lodge to rest your feet after iconic hikes, a deceptively understated restaurant serving up beautiful local produce, and an exceptional […]

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Hotel Review: Mantra up their regional game with new Albury property

October 22, 2018

Unless you’re heading there on business, chances are the riverina city of Albury isn’t too far up the bucketlist when it comes to those essential Aussie road trip destinations. Although, the major regional city, located on the banks of the Murray River, is a convenient and completely worthwhile stop-off on the way to (or from) […]

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Hotel Review: The Cullen remains one of Melbourne’s most unique hotels

September 13, 2018

It all started here for Art Series Hotel Group, the boutique hotel brand renowned for dedicating each of their properties to an individual Australian artist. Opened in 2009, The Cullen was the first for the group, and has arguably remained one of their finest achievements, thanks to the late great Adam Cullen and his grungy […]

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Mantra opens a new $40 million hotel in the heart of Albury, New South Wales

July 9, 2018

Furthering their presence in regional areas around Australia, Mantra – whose Mantra Group was recently acquired by AccorHotels for $1.2 billion – has opened a shiny new property in the border city of Albury, overlooking its section of the vast Murray River in the heart of the Riverina town. This is the first hotel to […]

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AccorHotels purchase Mantra Group for $1.2 billion

June 5, 2018

AccorHotels has maintained a strong presence in the Australian market since first opening here with Novotel Sydney in Darling Harbour in 1999. Not only is that presence growing, particularly with the recent opening of five-star hotel – and Instagram star – Sofitel Darling Harbour, but the hotel group’s portfolio has just taken a giant leap […]

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Review: Art Series’ The Chen is a playful addition to Melbourne’s rich luxury boutique scene

January 1, 2018

The Chen represents a significant move for Art Series Hotels now that the seven-property hotel chain has been bought by Mantra Group. Described as a “luxury boutique”, it’s the first Art Series to open in Melbourne so far from the CBD, located in the increasingly viable area of Box Hill which is around 21km outside […]

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