The Langham, Melbourne wins top city hotel award in 2010 Travel + Lesuire World's Best Awards for the second consecutive year
Being named the top city hotel by Travel + Leisure for the second consecutive year is a proud achievement for the hotel, which is well-known for its timeless elegance, genuine service and luxurious facilities, including the acclaimed Chuan Spa. With stunning views of Melbourne’s city skyline, the Yarra River and Federation Square, The Langham is situated in the heart of the city’s thriving arts and culture precinct. The hotel’s fine attention to detail, warm customer service and enchanting hospitality has ensured that all guests are welcomed and looked after in only the highest esteem.
The Langham, Melbourne’s Managing Director, Mr. Ben Sington was delighted to accept the award, and said that the prestigious accolade was a testament to the hotel’s staff and their continuing and unwavering pursuit of excellence in guest service.
“We are very honoured to have been recognized by the readers of Travel + Leisure for the second time running,” Mr Sington said. “The Langham, Melbourne epitomizes the luxury hotel experience, and we are proud that our efforts in providing the highest level of service to our guests in a competitive market continue to be recognized.”
“We particularly value the Travel + Leisure Awards as they are a measure of the preferences and tastes of guests who have visited our hotel over the past year. The survey results provide valuable insight into the destinations and service delivery world travellers hold in high regard, and to hold the helm for the second year in a row is a great honour and accolade.”
The results of US Travel + Leisure’s 2010 World’s Best Awards will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 21st at the World’s Best Awards party in New York, and will appear in the August issue of the magazine.
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Situated in the exclusive riverside Southbank precinct and offering stunning views of the Melbourne city skyline, the Yarra River and Federation Square, The Langham, Melbourne offers a luxurious and timeless inner-city experience.
The 25-floor hotel is a member of the prestigious Leading Hotels of the World and has 387 luxuriously appointed rooms including 45 executive club rooms and 11 suites, attended to by the hotel’s signature Service Stylists, who are there to fulfill guests’ every need. The hotel’s indulgent suites also offer the services of personal butlers, famed for their legendary ‘service with poise’ and enchanting hospitality.
The Langham, Melbourne was voted the top hotel in Melbourne in the region of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in Travel & Leisure USA World’s 500 Best Hotels List 2010, named the top city hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in the Travel + Leisure USA World’s Best 2009, is included on the Condé Nast Traveler US 2008 and Conde Nast Traveller UK 2008 Gold Lists as one of the World’s Best Hotels and is listed in the top three hotels on mainland Australia on the Condé Nast Traveler US Gold List for 2009.
The hotel’s chic Aria Bar & Lounge and interactive Melba restaurant offer guests exciting and sophisticated dining options, including a buffet with live cooking stations, and elegant and indulgent Afternoon Tea. Extensive conference and meeting facilities are offered by the hotel and the five-star property is home to the highly acclaimed, luxury Chuan Spa. A member of the Leading Spas of the World, Chuan Spa offers treatments founded on Traditional Chinese Medicine and adjoins the sun terrace, pool and hotel’s Health Club.
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