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Best Hotel Accomodation in Melbourne

Here is some of the best hotel accomodation in Melbourne Australia...

The Langham


The Langham is a super impressive award winning hotel full of class, style and that bit extra you expect from a top hotel with a 5 star rating. It's also in a great location in the heart of the city and in the Southbank precinct.

The Langham is a place where you stay if you want luxury. It's also a place to meet people if you want to impress. It's an iconic hotel with a great history.

Many professionals think in terms of The Langham for events and functions. It has a great reputation with Melbournites as well as interstate and international visitors. Even honeymooners greatly enjoy The Langham as that "special place" that creates memories.

Here at The Langham expect great service from every section of the hotel, including great room service. Rooms feature high end European styling.

The hotel is appointed with chandeliers and water fountains. Views are incredible especially if you get a view of the Yarra. Club facilities are also excellent where you can relax with canapes.

Melba's restaurant has a great reputation and is at the top of the Grand Staircase (marble staircase) in The Lobby. This restaurant has one of the highest popularity ratings in Melbourne by diners. Indeed this is one of the most highly rated buffets in Melbourne. And the views are stunning.

High tea in The Aria Lounge is a grand occasion and one of the most acclaimed high teas in Melbourne with those classic ribbon sandwiches.

The Westin Melbourne

The Westin is another luxury hotel in the heart of the city on iconic Collins Street. The hotel is near Federation Square and Flinders Street Station, as well as some of Melbourne's best cafes and restaurants. Collins Street is also famous as a premium shopping precinct.

Hotel Lindrum


You might not tell from the outside that this Flinders Street hotel is a great hotel, having being converted from an old tea store. This has the feel of a boutique hotel with intimate lobby and restaurant.

Rooms are well apportioned with DVD player and sound system. High ceilings are the order of the day in this historic building.

The location is excellent on Flinders Street on the edge of the CBD and close to transport and great restaurants, cafes and shopping. Also close to iconic sporting stadiums.

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins


For many this is their number one hotel of choice. Right in the heart of the city in iconic Collins Street the Sofitel on Collins stands tall in a classy precinct. you might find yourself on the 40 something floor enjoying 180 degree views.

The Sofitel is the flagship of the Accor hotel range. It boasts great rooms, service and great restaurants. The rooms have stunning views over the city and the bay, and can include nearby iconic sporting stadiums. The MCG is only a 10 minute walk away. Club Sofitel is also excellent.

The restaurant No 35 is a highly acclaimed dining experience with incredible views of the city.

There are other iconic Melbourne restaurants close by. Collins Street is a haven for fashion, food and finery.

Quay West Suites Melbourne

My friend, one of America's top investment bankers stayed here with his family and loved it. Well appointed large rooms and in a great part of the city in the Southbank precinct. Close to the action with Southbank shops and resaurants then only a short stroll across the river to the main CBD precinct. For mine, it's also close to Flinders Lane where there are also many great restaurants.

Rooms are well apointed and families can enjoy facilities such as a washing machine. Also desks and even a bath tub. Great balcony views of the Yarra are a highlight.

Quay West has a great reputation for customer service throughout the hotel.

Park Hyatt

Many professionals swear by the Park Hyatt standard of luxury and the Park Hyatt in Melbourne doesn't dissapoint. It has the feel of a grand hotel. There is the feeling of grandeur even before you walk inside with excellent surroundings. Once inside you are struck by the quality of design, furniture and fittings.

The precinct is in the CBD but in a quiet part, just a short stroll from Parliament. It's just a short stroll to great restaurants, cafes and shopping. There are even pleasant gardens nearby.

Service is excellent.

The Olsen - Art Series

The Olsen is an inspiring place to stay and is unique compared to many others. There's an emphasis on art and the hotel is filled with inspiring art - part of The Art Series of hotels. Inspiring art and inspiring design. 

The Olsen is a place preferred by some of the world's celebrities. It's full of vibe, cool and luxurious.  The hotels' premium suite is absolutely stunning with great views of the city and impressive facilities.

This hotel is also in a great location on Chapel St - a premium shopping and restaurant strip. and it's also not too far from the city.

The Olsen has excellent dining facilities itself in its own restaurant. There are also several acclaimed dining spots nearby. Pop down to Burch and Purchese neaby, an iconic sweets and desserts shop.

Intercontinental The Rialto

Another hotel in a great part of the city the Intercontinental is a premium offering on Collins Street. It has been transformed with a modern adaption of a heritage building.

The Intercontinental has it's own restaurant and there are many top restaurants nearby including the iconic 3 hatted Vue De Monde.

Having stayed in Intercontinental hotels around the world there is always an expectation of excellence with an Intercontinental. The Intercontinental is also known for its Club Lounges.

Rooms are well appointed with iluminated make up mirrors and quality bathrooms. The views don't quite reach the heights of some of the other top hotels in Melbourne.

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

The Grand Hyatt is located in a great part of the city and boasts stunning views including Federation Square. Rooms are well appointed but smaller than some others.

The restaurant Collins Kitchen is highly acclaimed with plush fine dining including pre-made dishes as well as dishes to order.

Crown Metropol

Another great hotel within the Crown complex. Popular because of its style, location and great value. As part of the Crown Complex it is close to great restaurants and cafes and premium shopping.

Enjoy the infinite pool facility and the Melbourne sky line.

The hotel boasts a great resaurant Mr Hive Kitchen and Bar which is highly acclaimed by diners. The chef was nominated for The Age Good Food Guide Young Chef of the Year. There also several of Melbourne's great restaurants nearby.

Novotel Melbourne on Collins

The Novotel Melbourne on Collins is a place I've caught up with business colleagues several times. it is the hotel of choice for several friends of mine staying in Melbourne for a few days on business. 

The hotel has the advantage of being in the heart of the city in the heart of Collins Street - thus it's not far from most things. 

Rooms here have undergone a refurbishment which is good news.

This hotel has good corporate facilities and packages for business conferences.

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