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New name for premier Victorian regional conferencing venue embraces the destination

Embracing its location in the heart of Victoria’s Surf Coast, the newly renamed Mantra Lorne (formerly Mantra Erskine Beach Resort) boasts the largest conferencing and accommodation venue in regional Victoria and an enviable location on the iconic Great Ocean Road.

“The name change to Mantra Lorne provides a greater connection to the destination which is not only well known to Victorians but also throughout Australia as one of most picturesque seaside locations in the country,” said General Manager Simon Boyle.

“Lorne provides a plethora of outdoor pursuits providing excellent team building activities to complement all conferences based at Mantra and we utilise our relationships with operators in the region to provide the best conferencing experience possible.”

The name change will officially take place on 11 March at the historic property, located just a two hour drive from Melbourne, the picturesque resort combining both heritage and contemporary style, caters for all business requirements from small groups to large conferences with over 500 delegates.  

Set on 12 acres of landscaped gardens, the resort has the capacity to receive helicopters for a ‘wow factor’ entrance and with its location near the Great Ocean Road it provides the perfect venue for luxury car launches.  On-site facilities include heritage listed croquet pitch, tennis courts, lawn bowls and an Endota Day Spa while surfing, kayaking, beach volleyball and horse riding are just some of the activities that can be organised in the area.

With no distractions - unless you count the pristine beachfront position and team building exercises such as karaoke, theatre sports, treasure hunts and orienteering - the conferencing destination will impress even the most seasoned conference delegate. 

Mantra Lorne boasts a pillar free conference centre with a capacity to accommodate 520 delegates theatre style, up to eight additional meeting rooms for breakout sessions and the original Heritage Listed ballroom with a seating capacity for 210 guests banquet style. 

A dedicated an onsite production company also offer an extensive range of audiovisual equipment, décor and themeing and offer entertainment sourcing and a complete stage management service.

Tastefully built around the oldest permanently operating guesthouse in Victoria, Mantra Lorne is the only beach front resort in Lorne and features 277 heritage hotel rooms and one and two bedroom apartments and some of the most breathtaking coastal views in Australia.  Sumptuous casual dining and another venue option is also offered at 144ْ Brasserie & Bar. 

For bookings or further information about Mantra Erskine Beach Resort conferences and events visit www.mantraerskinebeachresort.com.au or phone 03 5289 1209.