Bell City is located on the site of the former Preston & Northcote Community Hospital (PANCH) which operated on the site from 1960-1998. The site has since been extensively redeveloped to provide a large mixed use property. Branded as a "city within a city", the 24,214sq.m site is substantial and diverse, comprising 6 free standing buildings including 2 hotel towers with an adjacent conference building, a restaurant/conference building, a commercial office building and a student accommodation block (Lodge). The site offers a total of 844 accommodation rooms, 2 restaurants and a cafe, 6 floors of commercial office space, a total of 652 car spaces (both above and below ground), storage facilities, retail tenancies, 15 conference and function rooms, a large swimming pool and fitness centre.
Bell City provides diversified and complimentary earnings: hotel & residences; budget/student accommodation and commercial offices (all separately titled). There also exists scope to sub-divide the development site on the north-east corner of the property.
Mantra Group operates the hotels as Mantra Bell City and Breakfree Bell City