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International Hotel Group Signs For 4-Star Hotel At Randwick
Australian Turf Club chairman John Cornish announced international company Toga Hotels "has signed an agreement to manage a 170-room, 4-star apartment hotel at Royal Randwick". Branded the Adina Apartment Hotel Royal Randwick Racecourse, the unique track-fronting hotel "is part of the ATC's world-class redevelopment of Royal Randwick Racecourse & its vision to create Sydney's best racing, entertainment & events destination". The hotel "will be located along Alison Road at the end of the main straight, with spectacular views over the racetrack towards the winning post & across Centennial Park to the city skyline". The new hotel will provide "quality accommodation to race day attendees, local & visiting businesses, as well as tourists, event goers & the surrounding community including UNSW, Prince Of Wales Hospital, Sydney Cricket Ground, Allianz Stadium, Sydney International Airport & Sydney CBD". Toga Hotels is responsible for the management of 52 hotels across Australia, New Zealand & Europe under the brands Adina Apartment Hotels, Medina Apartment Hotels, Vibe Hotels & Travelodge Hotels. The hotel "is expected to commence construction in late 2012, with an opening date to follow completion of the Royal Randwick Grandstand redevelopment in 2014".