The Mantra Albury Hotel has opened in Albury, New South Wales, Australia, and is the first hotel to open in the destination in more than three years.
The A$40 million (US$29.8 million) development took 18 months to build, and stands in the centre of Riverina townâ€™s CBD.
The eight-storey hotel offers 146 one- and two-bedroom studios and suites, where all of the rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Albury and out to the Victorian Alps and Kiewa Valley. Rooms also come furnished with a microwave and fridge.
Amenities on-site include a restaurant and bar called La Tierra, 24-hour reception, an internet lounge, and a fully-equipped gymnasium. There are also conferencing and events facilities that can cater for more than 200 people, and an exclusive Sky Lounge available to hire on the top floor with sky lighting, wet bar and lounge seating.