Accor, the largest hotel operator in Australia and New Zealand, is pleased to announce that The Sebel is celebrating 60 successful years of providing exceptional accommodation experiences across Australia and New Zealand.
From opening its first property in 1963 to the present day, The Sebel has remained committed to providing great service, stylish and comfortable accommodation, and unforgettable moments for every guest.
The Sebel Townhouse in Sydney’s Elizabeth Bay opened its doors in 1963, and fast developed a reputation as the destination to mingle with the likes of Elton John, Zsa Zsa Gabor or Bette Davis. A hotel of great character and exceptional taste, The Sebel Townhouse was the quintessential “place to be”. Staff were trained in the art of outstanding customer service and absolute discretion. Whilst The Sebel Townhouse closed in 2000, today The Sebel continues to evolve and build on its reputation for stylish design and outstanding service with 34 The Sebel properties in Australia and New Zealand.
The Sebel has recently announced it will soon reveal its latest property in January 2024 in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, with the arrival of The Sebel Sydney Martin Place. The newly curated hotel is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar refurbishment, set to bring a new essence of style and sophistication to the city.
Accor Pacific CEO, Sarah Derry, spoke about the remarkable journey of The Sebel, expressing her admiration for the brand’s achievements and future prospects, “As we celebrate 60 years of The Sebel, we reflect on the brand’s enduring legacy of excellence. The Sebel has consistently delivered exceptional experiences to its guests, and we are proud to be part of its success story. We look forward to continuing to create memorable moments for our guests.”
In recent years, The Sebel has expanded its presence across Australia and New Zealand, opening several noteworthy properties that have garnered high praise from guests. The Sebel’s commitment to design and quality in short or long stay apartment accommodation exemplify the brand’s commitment to delivering exceptional experiences, combining contemporary design, personalised service, and prime locations. The Sebel is also a popular choice for dining, meetings, weddings or events.
Notable The Sebel hotels include:
- The Sebel Melbourne Ringwood: Situated at the gateway to the Yarra Valley, and perfectly positioned to access the most frequented business and leisure destinations in Melbourne’s east, with spacious rooms and apartments, and access to a range of dining options.
- The Sebel Wellington Lower Hutt: Offers a luxurious and comfortable stay. With its prime location and exceptional amenities, it is the perfect choice for both business and leisure travellers visiting Wellington.
- The Sebel Yarrawonga: Located in Silverwoods, the no.1 golf and lifestyle resort on the Murray River, and features luxurious apartments with spacious balconies overlooking stunning Lake Mulwala or beautifully landscaped gardens.
- The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour: Located in the heart of Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, this stylish hotel offers self-contained apartments with views overlooking the Viaduct Harbour and proximity to the city’s top attractions and dining destinations.
As The Sebel celebrates its 60th anniversary, it looks back on a journey filled with success, growth, and countless moments of joy for its guests.
With Accor Pacific’s unwavering support and a dedication to excellence, The Sebel continues to set new standards in the hospitality industry, ensuring that every guest’s stay is nothing short of extraordinary.