Sofitel Melbourne Bates Smart Pty Ltd.
Sofitel Melbourne is a five-star hotel within
The updated executive suites are modern,
Two smaller suites were reconfigured to
Collins Place at the ‘Paris End’ of Collins
timeless rooms with interiors that are warm
create the Royal Suite of 180sqm, which was
Street. Bates Smart led the design team for
and elegant, calming and relaxed. To overcome
occupied by Prince Edward and his entourage
the refurbishment of the 13 premium suites
the constraints of the small bathrooms, solid
during the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
on Level 50, and the creation of the executive
walls were replaced with translucent glass
lounge ‘Club Sofitel’ on Level 35. The firm
screens. Improved lighting, polished mirror
was the architect of the original Collins Place
surfaces and white stone vanity tops add
project in association with I M Pei in 1975.
sparkle and a new openness.
1 Royal suite entry. 2 Royal suite lounge. 3 Royal suite bathroom (shower).
4 Royal suite lounge. 5 Royal suite, view to dining room.
6, 7 Royal suite bedroom. 8 Royal suite bathroom. 9 Royal suite room layout. 9 Level 50 floor plan.
11 Premier suite – view to lounge from dining room. 12 Premier suite dining room. 13 Premier suite bedroom.
110-117 Bates Smart Pty Ltd www.batessmart.com Design team: Bates Smart in association with Mills Gorman Architects Bates Smart: Jeffery Copolov, Claudia Fleuter, Jackie Johnston, Naomi Ambarchi, Amanda Furness; Mills Gorman Architects: Peter Mills, Eliza Crump Lighting Consultant: Vision Design Studio Main Contractor: Renascent Pty Ltd Structural: Connell Mott MacDonald Services: PJM Engineering Electrical: Irene Johnson Building Surveyor: Philip Chun & Associates Pty Ltd Quantity Surveyor: Rider Hunt Audio Visual: Architectural AV Client/Owner: AMP Capital Investors / Sofitel Melbourne Photography Shannon McGrath