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The Langham, Melbourne
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Southgate Ave | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia   |  
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Ranked #1 of 170 hotels in Melbourne
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“Loved Melçbourne”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2008

Just returned from a visit to Melbourne (nice city!!!).
Loved the hotel, the personel was just the very best you can expect, anywhere else in the globe, friendly and warm... The facilities -5 star...
Mário Castro

  • Liked — All
  • Stayed October 2008, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2008

What a lovely elegant hotel the Langham is. Full of old world charm which I hope never changes. The marble bathroom with its multitude of mirrors, the winged armchair and footstool, and the crisp cotton bedlinen added to the feeling of luxury. It was a lovely spacious room with a grand view of the river and city. The location was ideal with just a 10 minute walk over the river into the city, and all along the Promenade were a plethora of restaurants and cafes. The room was immaculately clean, with the staff being friendly, helpful and fun. Having wrenched my spine prior to arrival, it was helpful having a massage therapist insitu at the Spa.

I would love to stay at this charming hotel again.

  • Liked — Central location and it's cleanliness
  • Disliked — No in-room plates or knives with which to eat cheese & crackers I purchased
  • Stayed October 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2008

The Langham Hotel which includes the Chuan Spa is without a doubt the very best of the best in Melboune.
I have stayed here for little "treats" for myself, and have been overwhelmed by the service and staff. I live in Melbourne, you see.
The Club Rooms are worthwhile for the excellent complimentary afternoon teas, evening cocktail service and breakfast with a choice of resaturants. Pay the extra and just enjoy. No need to ever leave the Hotel.
Immaculately clean rooms, fully equipped and Oh so friendly and helpful staff.
Ladies - the Spa is worth every cent. Magnificent massages, surroundings, staff and sooooo relaxing. Worth every cent. The Hot Stone Massage is sublime. All the "girls" are superb, softly spoken and excellent at thier jobs. The "Snail shower" - WOW.
I keep returning and feel special even if for just a night or two and will continue to sing it's praises. You are made to feel special and you really do relax! Ladies avail yourselves of their services, you won't regret it. Choose any one that suits you - go on.
I also treat myself to a monthly Hot Stone Massage and leave myself a full day to enjoy it's benefits.
I can't speak highly enough about this Hotel. First Class all the way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2008

I stayed at the Langham in a twin room with my sister who was in Melbourne on business. I opted for this hotel as I love luxury, having worked in the luxury hotel business for several years. We booked a package which included breakfast, valet parking and late check-out. The personnel were great, especially the concierge. The room was average. For the price, the little details were not as expected - wallpaper peeling from the cornices, a sweet wrapper beside the television and a tear in upholstery on the armchair. The breakfast was great, however tea bags just didn't do justice to the five star experience. For the price, I believe an update is in order. Lovely sleep in a great bed, quiet location.

  • Liked — Location, view, beds
  • Disliked — Rooms needing updating
  • Stayed April 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2008

Stayed at the Langham for 2 nights after flying in from London. The staff were very professional and helpful and the rooms were of a good size. The rooms felt slightly dated though. The Langham is a good 5 star hotel but the Westin Melbourne is better.

  • Liked — The location
  • Disliked — Room was slightly dated
  • Stayed August 2008, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2008

Recently stayed at the Langham for three nights, four days while enjoying a long weekend in Melbourne. Originally choose the hotel for the Chuan Day Spa but soon realised that it was perfect for our girls weekend!! We arrived at 6am on Fri morning to drop our bags off and asked if there were any free rooms so we could sleep - yes (at NO charge)!! The rooms were large, beds very comfortable and bathrooms clean and spacious. We were very impressed with the staff - the concierge was very helpful and Jessica at the Spa was brilliant. If you need some good restaurants try the Italian one (upstairs on the 1st floor of shopping centre next door) and Cervo (near Crown Casino shopping arcade). Will definately book the Langham again (try ringing up direct as 1/3 price as compared to what quoted on internet websites!!)

  • Liked — Chuan Day Spa and location
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed August 2008, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2008

A pleasant stay at a generally good hotel
Location: right on the Yarra although you have to pay to guarantee a view; close to restaurants, the casino etc. About 15 min walk (or less) to the CBD.
Welcome: A beautifully attired 'older' gentleman who makes it a pleasure to arrive at the Langham
Check in: Professional
The room: A bit dated but very clean: Best feature - the bed, very comfortable; Worst feature - the OLD TV. Internet $10 per hour or $30 per day. A few things like alarm clock and lamps showing wear and tear.
Room service: expensive but good food, delivered quickly

  • Liked — The view
  • Disliked — The TV
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: 1 Southgate Ave | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#1 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#1 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#1 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Melbourne
#1 Family Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Langham, Melbourne 5*
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