Hotel Indigo

New life is injected into Flinders Lane with a boutique hotel, born from a refurbishment and elevated fitout that honours internationally acclaimed fashion photographer.

  • Location:

    68 Clarke St, South Melbourne

  • Construction duration:

    12 months

  • Completion date:

    Q1 2020

  • Developer + builder:

    Hickory Group

  • Architect:

    Elenberg Fraser

  • No. building levels:


The 216 room property houses a commercial kitchen, gym, restaurant, hotel lobby and bar reflecting the mirrored use of the previous hotel (The Holiday Inn).

Drawing inspiration from the vibrant history of its Flinders Lane neighbourhood, Hotel Indigo honors the legacy of internationally acclaimed fashion photographer Helmut Newton, whose influence was palpable in Flinders Lane.

On-site, streetside Spanish bar and restaurant BESO is helmed by Ana Cortes Garcia, a Spaniard with vast international experience.


Art Gallery themed interiors

State-of-the-art commercial kitchen

Accelerated design phase and programme