We booked a weekend stay at the Crowne Plaza through Wotif. We had a queen room on the 7th floor with great views of the Yarra River and the Crown Complex and in the distance Port Phillip Bay. Our room was immaculate and very comfortable with all the mod-cons required of a hotel. The buffet breakfast was great, plenty of options available. Check in and check out was quick and fast. Valet parking was $40 a day but we utilised the 24hour garage that was located about 200 metres from the Hotel (we paid $14).This hotel is in a great position. A 5min stroll to the Crown complex with plenty of restaurants and entertainment options to choose from. And great shopping to be had at DFO Southwharf, a 10min walk down the river.
The only niggle we had was that we were locked out of our room after the 11am check out time, we had a 2pm checkout as part of our package. So we had to go back downstairs to get our card reset.
But other than that, we had a great stay at Crowne Plaza Melbourne!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Set on the banks of the Yarra River, in the heart of the Southbank precinct Crowne Plaza Melbourne is a located adjacent to Melbourne Convention Exhibition Center and a relaxed stroll from Southgate arts and dining promenade, the city center, Melbourne Aquarium, Etihad Stadium and shopping hot spots. Crowne Plaza Melbourne is a 5-minute walk from Southern Cross railway station and a 2-minute stroll to the tramways for swift travel across town. Taxis or our car service take 30 minutes from Melbourne Airport, while our convenient valet service makes parking a breeze. Providing support for the corporate traveler our business centre provides complimentary use of PCs, Internet and stationary supplies. Whether it’s over a succulent steak at Clarendon Street Grill, a classic cocktail in the Lobby Bar or an informal meeting in the Corporate Lounge, Crowne Plaza Melbourne really is The Place To Meet with friends, family, colleagues and clients. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Melbourne Hotel Melbourne
- Melbourne Crowne Plaza