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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Grand Mercure Busselton gets “Coastal Resort Series” makeover in time for summer

Accor Vacation Club has refurbished its 2 and 3 bedroom apartments at its Resort in Busselton, in south west WA, the gateway to the popular, Margaret River wine growing and tourist region, just in time for the high summer season.

In line with the “Coastal Resort Series” collection, the apartments provide a high level of quality and design for Accor Vacation Club members, eco friendly fixtures and initiatives, greater product longevity and reduced maintenance expenses. For Members and guests the high levels of comfort, and the slick form and function will be welcome, especially for longer stays.

“Colours of sand, sea blue and ochre abound and focus on the Resort’s spectacular location right on the beachfront of Geographe Bay.  This beach flavor of Australia has been instilled into the design elements in all of the Grand Mercure Busselton accommodation suites” says Wayne Greenwood General Manager Hotel Operations.

“We have strived to achieve the individual interior design features reflecting the world famous region where the resort is situated.”

BUS 2 & 3 Bedroom 019“Busselton joins the portfolio of the completed properties in the Club’s major refurbishment program, with other Resorts to have received the Coastal Resort Series makeover including Twin Waters Resort on the Sunshine Coast, and Turtle Beach Resort on the Gold Coast” comments Craig Wood, CEO Accor Vacation Club.

“Feedback has been excellent and I am sure our guests will enjoy the Resort experience on offer.”

Environmental initiatives have also been implemented, with the replacement of high energy down lights with LED and fluorescent fittings. All bathroom fittings and fixtures have also been chosen based on their water saving capacity, even a large rain shower.

The majority of the selected furniture is manufactured in Australia, and many of the goods, including paint, tiles, carpet, bathroom chinaware and kitchen equipment are Australian made.

BUS 2 & 3 Bedroom 019The kitchens are of a contemporary design with the use of stone bench tops, tiled splash backs and high quality fittings. Dining areas blend seamlessly from kitchen to lounge area. A four burner kitchen hob, full size refrigerator, full oven, microwave and dishwasher, all ensure self-catering is a breeze. There’s also a full sized washing machine and dryer.

The bathrooms have been redesigned, with feature shower wall and floor to ceiling tiles designed to blend with the contemporary nature of the bathroom furniture and fittings.

Bedrooms are fully carpeted with the main bedroom incorporating a luxurious padded bed head, 32” flat screen television and king bed with superior pillows and scatter cushions.

The artwork comprises of photographs of local scenes which bring the outside in, and outdoors beckons in light and airy, climate controlled rooms.

BUS 3 Bedroom Only 007The popular seaside Resort is perfect for both couples and families and provides a variety of accommodation including fully self-contained two and three bedroom apartments, Presidential Apartments (three bedrooms) and Studio Spa Rooms for couples.

The Resort features two squash courts, two tennis courts, gymnasium, two stunning pools (one indoor heated), spa, kiddies toy room, games room, bike hire, and direct beach access.

Relaxing activities include taking a long walk on the beach, or a jog on the specially designed paths, in-house movies, enjoying a local bottle of wine or visiting the nearby attractions, Busselton jetty and underwater Observatory.

In town there is a cinema and good old fashioned “Drive In”,  a diving academy, or guests can take in the views with a scenic flight, or from the Cape Naturaliste lighthouse, or a hike in the Tuart National Park.

All accommodation is designated non-smoking (smoking permitted in courtyard or on balcony).

The property is celebrating its refurbishment by offering 2 bedroom apartments from $299.00 per room per night*. Three bedroom apartments are available from $319.00 per room per night.*

*the above rates are offered on the basis of the following conditions:
  • Min 3 night stay
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid from 10 October  2013 -  20 December 2013
  • Not valid during school holidays 
To book at Grand Mercure Busselton please contact the Resort on 08 9754 9800 or email

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