We took our son to Melbourne during the July school holidays to attend a scooter camp at The Shed Indoor Skate Park in Cranbourne. We wanted a central location in the CBD and found a very reasonable package for seven nights including buffet breakfast at the Crown Plaza.
We were very impressed with the ease in booking in to our room, the staff both friendly and courteous. Our room, although a bit small for three, was very clean and comfortable with a view of the pool. The bed was the most comfortable bed I have ever had the privilege of sleeping on in any hotel I've stayed.
Location was fantastic. Close to everything, and we were able to park our hire car very near the hotel. Lots of food, cafes and shops within walking distance and also the free tram that you can get on and off around the city centre.
The buffet breakfast was the highlight of our mornings. Nothing better than a hot cup of coffee to start your day, with a hearty breakfast. Great selection of food, made to order omlelette, which kept my husband going back for more. Friendly and attentive staff, who cleared tables quickly and attended to our every need.
It was a great pleasure for us to spend our week at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Melbourne, and we will definitely be back again next year.
- 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