Story sponsored by Alloggio Thornton.
The grand opening of the brand new Alloggio Hotel is expected to help drive economic growth within the city of Thornton.
Built entirely by local contractors, the four-star hotel will officially open its doors on Thursday, November 5.
Alloggio Hotel Group say the state of the art property represents "a major investment in this bustling community."
With a price tag of more than $10million, hotel manager Alysha Stephenson told the Newcastle Herald Alloggio Thornton had been purpose built to attract not only tourists but business clients too.
For that reason, she says, it is fully expected to have a positive flow on effect for neighbouring businesses and help grow the local economy.
"With 55 deluxe rooms as well as two intimate meeting rooms, which provide the flexibility of hosting both virtual and physical meetings, the Alloggio Thornton is uniquely equipped to help grow the local economy," Mrs Stephenson said.
"Our hotel has also been decked out with state of the art technology across all aspects of the business, ensuring efficiency and convenience for our guests," she continued.
"The surrounding area has some 400 businesses, employing more than 5000 people, and we intend to do our part to help them prosper, be they medical centers, industrial bases, sporting grounds, restaurants, cafes or retailers."
All of the newly built rooms are equipped with essential modern-day technologies and creature comforts guests expect, including "Covid-19 Safe" keyless access, Smart TVs, reverse cycle air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi.
They also have a refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities, a hair dryer and toiletries.
Deluxe rooms offer spacious private ensuites for guests considering a longer-term stay, making them ideal for business clients or grey nomads
However, tourists and business clients are not the only guests the hotel caters for. It also offers disability access rooms too, making it highly convenient for patients visiting the many nearby health facilities, including the Neurological Rehabilitation Centre next door.
"The medical services industry is an important feature of the local economy and it is very important to us to be able to support not only these local services but also patients," Mrs Stephenson said.
"It is very important when you or a loved one is undergoing treatment to feel safe, comfortable and happy. Our rooms have been designed specifically with these needs in mind," she continued.
"Additonally, Alloggio Thornton has extensive and complimentary car parking for self-driving guests as well as space for bus, truck, caravan and coach parking."
Located on the western side of Weakleys Dr - at the northern end of the M1 Pacific Motorway - Alloggio Thornton is centrally positioned between the very popular Wine Country Region and stunning Lake Macquarie,
It is also conveniently located close to plenty of other local hotspots, providing guests with easy access to a range of activities to explore, including cafes, boutique stores, aquaculture, spas, and sports facilities.
Additionally, it is just a short five-minute drive to the new Maitland Public Hospital, Maitland Private Hospital, Maitland Gaol, Maitland Sports Ground and Greenhills Stockland Shopping Centre.
It is also just minutes from the iconic Mortels Sheepskin Factory, which is home to the world's largest pair of UGGs.
For more information visit https://www.alloggiothornton.com.au/ or phone (02) 4036 5060.
Story sponsored by Alloggio Hotel.