WMK was engaged to deliver a fresh new look to the popular four-star Mercure overlooking the Brisbane River.
The update included an innovative activity-based foyer, as well as a room and corridor refurbishment, and a the new M. Republic Bar & Restaurant.
For the guest rooms, WMK drew inspiration from the hotel’s riverside location and proximity to Brisbane’s art and cultural precinct.
WMK introduced a modern and fresh feel to the foyer, and replaced the traditional front desk with a freeform ‘host pod’. The lobby was transformed into a space suitable for a variety of uses such as checking-in, working, socialising, or relaxing.
Meanwhile, in the bar and restaurant, powered communal tables to appeal to individual travellers allowing individuals to plug in devices whilst dining.
The refurbishment delivers a sophisticated design whose bold materials and finishes connect the Mercure branding with the dynamic Brisbane cultural scene, repositioning the property as a unique hotel destination in the city, attracting discerning guests from around Australia and internationally.