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“very good hotel with great location” 4 of 5 stars
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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 171 hotels in Melbourne
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“very good hotel with great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2010

booked the Easter offer direct with the hotel which also included breakfast, arrived for breakfast at different times but had to queue for 10 minutes each day as everyone else must have been on the same deal. Breakfast quality was good and plenty of choice. Room very good, well appointed with seperate shower. Hotel corridors looked a little jaded and could do with decorating but the room was fine. Bed was excellent, great bedlinen and superb mattress topper. Also great selection of teas in the in room service.
Having stayed at a number of so called 5 star hotels in Australia this was probably as close as you can get. Location straight on the river was excellent and just a short walk across the bridge into the main shopping areas. All in all a good experience.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2010

The service was excellent and exceeded expectations. All the staff were friendly and went out of there way to make sure we had a good stay.
the room was excellent (very clean, big tv well stocked minibar, nice bathroom, comfortable bed)
it is located in walking distance of Melbournes CBD
short distance to Flinders street station and Federation Square
located at South Bank; close to five star resturant boutiques, etc.
view of the Yarra River

The building itself is truely enchanting. Highly recommended!!!!!

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2010

As a teacher of VCE Studio Arts and Theatre Studies near the SA border, I need to 'come to town' to see exhibitions and performances. My husband is often busy on the land, so I solo travel on the Vline and then stay at the Langham - where the security and serenity reminds me of Nanna's Federation mansion. Everything I need is either in walking distance or catered by the Langham. I feel quite at home ... plus, as my husband said "rather pay extra to know you're safe"! I intend to stay at the Langham each semester for as long as I teach VCE.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2010

I visited The Langham with a group of 110 people for the F1. Even with this large group, we got thru check in very quickly.

All the staff were always courtieous and most impotantly very friendly.
I'd highly recommend the buffet breakfast, one of the best I ever eaten at.

THE BEST PILLOWS YOU COULD EVER SLEEP ON!!!

  • Stayed March 2010
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2010

The Langham is fantastic. My wife insists that we stay no where else and I agree. From the moment you arrive you are spoilt with good friendly customer service and attention that is focused entirely on you. They make you feel like you are the only person that matters. We stayed in a high floor corner room and the views were spectacular. The room itself was sensational and had everything in it you could imagine, including a very comfortable king size bed. The grand prix was on that weekend and the chocolate left next to the bed was in the shape of one of the racing cars - great touch. Location was terrific too as it was easy walking distance along the beautiful Yarra River for us to see the Carole King and James Taylor concert at Rod Laver Arena. In addition to the room we also enjoyed the pool and spa area (what a spa!) and Melba's for an incredibly good breakfast. You have to stay there - you owe it to yourself to experience this grand hotel and superior customer service. Nothing is a problem to them. The staff excel in what they do.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2010

My husband and I stayed at the Langham for my 40th birthday and there is not one thing I could fault this motel on. From the moment we walked in, the service is truly 5 star and the food at the restaurant was amazing. Every staff member you come across were friendly and proffessional. The room with a river view was great value and extremely comfortable.
We are looking forward already to staying here again for our next special occaision and have told everyone we know. Absolutely brilliant.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2010

A very elegant hotel with lovely light, airy rooms. Fabulous location on Southbank - a short walk to Flinders Street station and tram stops and plenty to do in walking distance. We were made to feel vey welcome and all staff were both friendly and polite. Would definately revisit.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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 On the Beach Hotel in Melbourne
#1 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#1 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#1 Family Hotel in Melbourne
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Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Langham, Melbourne 5*
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