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“Luxury at its Best”
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The Langham
Ranked #5 of 160 Hotels in Melbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Luxury at its Best”
Reviewed December 27, 2011

Myself and my daughter stayed here to celebrate her birthday and also Christmas shopping. The late 2pm checkout was wonderful. The Beds luxurious. The complimentary items were very generous. They even gave my daughter a beautiful slice of chocolate cake to celebrate her birthday. All staff were friendly and caring. The breakfast - delicious. Would recommend 100%. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

Room Tip: I would recommend the river view even though it costs more it was well worth it
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 26, 2011

I took my mother for a 3 night linger longer package & booked a Grand River room. As an 1865 voyager member I hoped for an upgrade but was told that nothing was available. This is fine except the guest services person needed an etiquette makeover "It doesn't matter WHO you are, we're fully booked." I could have done without that. All would've been fine except we returned from a walk on day 2 to find water leaking from a light fitting over the minibar area which necessitated a room change. The duty manager and the love porter were great but our replacement room had a smashed bathroom mirror & cleat shouldn't have been marked available. Suffice it to say that we were then upgraded to a club room with all the extras and this was fantastic. Could be a bit of miscommunication or that it was the Langham staff Xmas party! Still we had aovt stay & appreciated the efforts of the staff to make our stay as comfortable as possible. I had considered the Westin as I am an SPG member & found it superb on my lady trip to Melbourne. Next trip? Undecided but the Langham is still delightful- thank u Langham Staff!!!

  • Stayed December 2011
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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!

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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
#4 Green Hotel in Melbourne
#5 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#5 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Langham 5*
Number of rooms: 387
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