Crown has opened its third hotel the Crown Metropol in Melbourne, Australia.
The A$300m (about $277m) hotel features 658 rooms including 579 hotel rooms, 34 studios, 12 spa accommodation rooms, 32 lofts and one apartment-style residence.
The hotel took 27 months to complete and is equipped with a futuristic podium, a day spa, a sky bar and terrace on level 28, four meeting rooms and a retail precinct.
The hotel has been designed by Bates Smart and features a contemporary-styled mirrored lobby.
Melbourne-based artist David Band and lighting designer, Steven Hennessy created custom-made elements throughout the hotel which also features Australian artwork.