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The Langham, Melbourne
Ranked #3 of 156 Hotels in Melbourne
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“Best of the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

Great hotel stayed a few times and always good,the bar has the best daquiris and singapore slings ans im fussy.great steam room and spa overlooking the city.I did have one incident where i had charges made to my c/c after leaving but the managment sorted these out quickly with no stress.

Why would you go anywhere else for dinner the buffet is out of this world.

Room Tip: All good,heavy drapes
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

When first walking in all you see is the most magnificent fountain and wow was this place amazing, very pricey but very much worth it.
Stayed there for my anniversary and got a view from our massive window over the entire south bank.
staff were incredibly pleasant, room was gorgeous, but the only downfall was the cold breakfast, when paying $50pp for room service and a big breakfast you'd expect for it to be hot. Other then that this hotel is worth it's stars !!

  • Stayed March 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

I have stayed at the Langham a couple of times now for work and it is a great hotel. The rooms are big, the service if great. The buffet breakfast is amazing there is so much choice. But be aware that if you stay at the weekend there can be a bit of a queue at peak times so try and go earlier or later. The rooms have all the modern features but have the old world feel which makes them very cosy.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

This is a really stunning hotel to experience - I have stayed twice now and have been delighted each time. I love the entrance water feature and the impressive (for Australia) lobby. The rooms are beautifully appointed. I would agree with other reviewers that bathroom toiletries should be of a higher standard - why not provide mini Aesop products or something similar? The products felt cheap. That is my one gripe. The gym and pool area is well maintained and looks impressive. The breakfast here is out of this world and totally indulgent. For example, there is a chocolate fountain, and icecream! I don't know why these items are provided as they are clearly not breakfast food. These things are great - the breakfast buffet is pretty special - but a few more interesting healthy options would not go astray. Overall I would certainly recommend this to anyone, particularly business travellers who like the finer things in life.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

The Langham Melbourne exudes quality and class, from your first interaction with the check in staff, right through to dining, concierege and bell man, you are made to feel like a king and queen. I travel a lot for business interstate and find the Langham clearly streets ahead. Thanks for a complete and very special stay!

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

Frankly, I thought this property was boderline "excellent" because of a few set backs experienced during my stay: Bathroom- on the tired side; Toiletries- Fancy Langham packaging but low quality; Business centre- cramp; Corridor floors (I stayed on Level 16)- crooked under the carpets for some reason, very unusual and possibly hazardous.

Other than those though, this place is among the best for Australian standards. The in-room HD entertainment system, the top notch breakfast, the staff, the gym, and the location really add up to a highly commendable package that business travellers in particular would find attractive. Well done.

Room Tip: Note that the rooms here are designed in a traditional (read "old") style. You might be ou...
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

Arrival- faced by a long line but had booked a club room so went to the lounge on level 24 and checked in - big tick.Room was spacious and comfortable, fantastic bathroom, on level 22 (apparently a club floor) ,but looked onto an office building.

Langham management if you read this I hate the new Chuan Spa toiletries that Langham have introduced - who wants a dark grey cake of soap and black containers with conditioner etc.- not only does it look all wrong with the classic marble bathroom and room decor but appears to be a noticeable downgrade in quality.

Next the Club Lounge-very nice but some items that are freely available in the Langham Auckland lounge ( e.g. ice cream) are not self serve here- you have to locate a staff member and be handed one.Nevertheless the staff in the lounge are pleasant and attentive.

I like the 1865 loyalty program but had to ask for the welcome amenity.Points to a small lack of communication between different aspects of the hotel operation.Once pointed out to them a very lovely lady came to my room and delivered the missing items very graciously, and ensured that everything else in the room was satisfactory- excellent follow up.

The location is fantastic a few minutes easy walk to the city, Federation Sq, casino, Southbank, a food court is virtually under the building next door as are a very wide range of bars and restaurants, trams and trains are right across the Yarra River with a pedestrian bridge connection.The area is pedestrian friendly and buzzes with buskers and activity day and night- but in a nice way.

Room Tip: Club Rooms are worth the extra to take advantage of the Club Lounge facilities
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: The Langham, Melbourne
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 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#4 Green Hotel in Melbourne
#5 Business Hotel in Melbourne
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Hotel Class:5 star — The Langham, Melbourne 5*
Number of rooms: 387
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