The highly-anticipated reopening of The Claremont Hotel is set for summer.
Claremont Council this week gave the nod to re-jigged plans submitted by new Melbourne-based lessee Australian Venue Company for the hotel’s long-awaited revamp.
The 1905-built hotel has been shut since last April when the first COVID-19 lockdown put owner Barry Jones’ initial $6.4 million approved plans for renovations on hold.
The amended plans are for a rooftop bar, demolition of the bottle shop, additional bar space and more toilets.
“We look forward to reopening this summer, following restoration works…