Hospitality Business Magazine

Chocolate hour greets Mövenpick Hotel guests

Accor has opened the doors to Australia’s first Mövenpick hotel, Mövenpick Hotel Hobart, which stands on one of city’s principal waterfront heritage streetscapes.

Welcoming its first guests, the 221-room contemporary hotel provides Tasmanian nature design-inspired boutique interiors, fine food and wine experiences at Tesoro Modern Italian restaurant; a daily Chocolate Hour, and an assortment of other Mövenpick brand signature offerings.

“Mövenpick Hotel Hobart transcends the traditional hotel experience by masterfully blending the brand’s Swiss heritage with a premium hospitality experience. Accor is planning more locations for Mövenpick across the Pacific and we believe this premium brand will quickly gain recognition for its culinary and service excellence,” says Accor Pacific CEO, Simon McGrath.

“Wall panelling, furniture, fabrics and colours were carefully curated to ensure they reflect the rhythm, patterns, movement and tonal qualities of the Tasmanian landscape.”

A range of signature Mövenpick brand experiences are also offered at Mövenpick Hotel Hobart, including:

  • Chocolate Hour: With the brand’s Swiss origins being famous for chocolate, Mövenpick Hotel Hobart dedicates one hour each afternoon to the ‘Chocolate Hour’. Between 4pm and 5pm daily, a complimentary sweet treat, such as an éclair, brownie or truffle, is served with any chocolate-inspired cocktail, mocktail or affogato purchase. The hotel also offers an indulgent assortment of chocolate tasting packages available at any time of the day.
  • Healthy Shots: energy shots blended with juice or yoghurt and fresh fruit and vegetables will be offered to guests at breakfast as a kind gesture to start the day.
  • Go Healthy: a range of tasty and nutritious dishes will be offered at breakfast, including grab and go small portions, helping guests make healthy choices.
  • Mövenpick Products: as the only hotel brand with its own branded range of fine food and beverages, Mövenpick Hotel Hobart guests will be able to experience Mövenpick’s culinary heritage first hand with Mövenpick ice cream.
  • Wi-Fi Everywhere: free wireless high-speed internet will be offered, providing seamless connectivity in the hotel building and its surroundings.
  • Web Check-In: a convenient online service for guests to avoid reception formalities.

Mövenpick Hotel Hobart also has a flexible function space for up to 100 guests, which can also be divided into two smaller meeting rooms, along with a pre-event area and full bar, while both business and leisure travellers will enjoy the hotel’s modern gym. 

With a Swiss heritage dating back to the 1940s, Mövenpick offers a unique blend of contemporary city and resort hotels in more than 82 locations across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.