Mantra Albury Hotel officially opened its doors with Mantra Group's Executive Director of Operations Mark Hodge and Albury Mayor Kevin Mack cutting the ribbon to celebrate the hotel opening. The first hotel to open in Albury in more than three years, Mantra Albury took 18 months to build and provides style and convenience in the centre of the Riverina town's CBD. The $40million development comprises of eight levels and 146 one and two bedroom studios and suites with views out to the beautiful Bongong High Plains and Victorian Alps. Amenities at Mantra Albury Hotel include a restaurant and bar called La Tierra, 24-hour reception, an internet lounge, a fully equipped gymnasium, conferencing and events facilities that can cater for more than 200 people, and an exclusive Sky Lounge available to hire on the top floor with sky lighting, wet bar and comfortable lounge seating. For all-day in-room dining options, the property's onsite restaurant La Tierra is located on the ground floor, and is open to hotel guests and the general public for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features a range of delicious tapas style Mediterranean meal options.
The local Riverina and North East Victoria region has a rich contemporary history of cultural influences from around the world. La Tierra, which is Spanish for Earth, embraces the proud Mediterranean migrant ancestry and traditions of the region. Mantra Group Executive Director of Operations Mark Hodge said the Group was proud to have officially opened Mantra Albury Hotel.