West Side Place Towers

November 27, 2023

In a resounding triumph at the highly competitive HM Awards on Friday, November 24, 2023, Marriott International Inc. celebrated an impressive tally of 11 wins and 12 Highly Commended awards across the 52 categories, reaffirming its status as a leader in the hospitality industry across Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific.

Among the notable victories, Marriott’s luxury lifestyle brand, W Hotels, clinched the coveted title of Hotel Brand of the Year. This recognition is a testament to the brand’s global appeal and its recent expansion with the unveiling of W Sydney in October, marking its third establishment within Australia.

The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne, a dazzling addition to the West Side Place precinct since its opening in March, emerged as a standout performer. Garnering accolades for Best New Hotel and Best Luxury Hotel Australia, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne, demonstrated excellence in both service and facilities. Additionally, the hotel received high commendations in the Australasian Hotel category.

Not to be overshadowed, The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne’s sophisticated Cameo bar received a Highly Commended recognition in the Hotel Bar category, further adding to the hotel’s impressive showcase of accomplishments. Meanwhile, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Melbourne, garnered praise with a Highly Commended acknowledgment in the Hotel Spa category.

Marriott International’s exceptional performance at the HM Awards underscores its commitment to delivering unparalleled hospitality experiences. These accolades not only recognise individual achievements but also reflect the collective dedication to excellence within the Marriott International family.

Far East Consortium would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the entire Marriott Team. We’re also incredibly proud of delivering this project as the centrepiece of the West Side Place precinct.