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“Magnificent birthday weekend!”
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The Langham
Ranked #5 of 159 Hotels in Melbourne
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Bowral, Australia
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“Magnificent birthday weekend!”
Reviewed September 7, 2011

The Langham Melbourne was elegant, gorgeous and so very lovely. Our room was fantastic, overlooking the Yarra and city skyline, I could have definitely taken the bed home it was so divine!

We enjoyed a lovely winter's swim, jacuzzi and took advantage of the lounges out on the deck in the Sunday morning sunshine - pure bliss. Next time am going to book into the Chuan Spa and treat ourselves just that bit more too!!

Have never had such wonderful service in a hotel, every staff member went above and beyond and made us feel like VIPs. So helpful, congenial and fun too. Being woken up from our lazy afternoon nap to a special birthday cake was really humbling, and so very delicious. The breakfast buffet was like a show - the atmosphere is so much fun - and the food is in abundance, so many choices I felt like a kid in a candy store.

We went out for dinner, and returned to our room having been "turned down" - it was such a pleasant surprise, one we've never experienced before - and I do think I have Concierge to thank as he knew we were on our way to an amazing dinner and can only imagine he had organised for us to relax our very full bellies as soon as we walked in our door! We almost had to 'jump' into the bed it looked so inviting.

Despite a weekend of food indulgence, we couldn't help ourselves and had to partake in High Tea whilst waiting for our lift back to the airport - what a way to end our delictable stay.

The Langham Melbourne is beyond doubt one of the most elegant and excellent hotels I have stayed in. We're already planning our return before the end of the year!

PS...we ordered a pair of The Langham's European pillows as soon as we got home!

Room Tip: We stayed on the 21st floor - it was fabulous - in a grand river room.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 6, 2011

Ive stayed at alot of the Langham hotels and this was rated really high and we were so excited to try The Langham Melbourne but we think it lacks the feel of other Langham hotels. Everything here is expensive but you don't usually mind paying when the food and service are of high quality. I think there are alot of other nice hotels that you could get better value for money and a enjoyable stay in this area!

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DavidLM_LanghamMelb, Guest Relations Manager at The Langham, responded to this review, September 14, 2011
Dear Ntegra
Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are pleased that you ranked our Sleep Quality and Cleanliness highly. Please contact our Reservations staff directly next time and they will gladly suggest packages that guarantee great value.
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Reviewed September 5, 2011

Spend sometime at the Bar....and you may as well order the very best fish sandwich.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 5, 2011

We had a beautiful weekend with great service. The decor was elegant and romantic> The location was excellent as it is central on Southbank. I would say it is expensive for even a 5 star hotel. The Aria Bar was extremely busy both nights and afternoons on the weekend, so it you want to have a drink or high tea I suggest get there early.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 4, 2011

Service was A1 with friendly & very helpful staff. Valet parking took care of the car. A pleasant walk to the city for shopping or shows. Didn't get the chance to try a meal there but the restaurant looked great & was full. Our spa suite was of the highest standard with views of the river and a bed to die for. We also loved the great coffee & chocolates.

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Reviewed September 4, 2011

My husband & I had three nights for my Birthday at this beautiful Hotel. We had lovely views of the river and city. We loved you could walk to the Casino, Restaurants and shops. A great location. We found the staff to be very helpful from the moment we arrived to the day we departed. We will defiantly stay at The Langham next time we visit Melbourne.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 2, 2011

Stayed for 2 nights as a weekend getaway.Loved every minute, from the ready valet parking ,speedy check in, breathtaking entrance and amazing staircase and water features to great room and superb buffet in Melba restaurant. Also enjoyed pool and spa.Very warm feeling throughout.Husband commented that it was the best bed he has ever slept in,and we have travelled locally and overseas.Appreciated having slippers laid out and bed turned down. Thank you.

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Property: The Langham
Address: 1 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Southbank
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
#2 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#2 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#3 Green Hotel in Melbourne
#4 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#5 Business Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Langham 5*
Number of rooms: 387
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