Gather With Family And Friends For An Indulgent Easter At The Langham, Melbourne

2/25/2013 8:38:00 PM

MELBOURNE - Luxurious riverside hotel, The Langham, Melbourne, is commemorating the Easter break with special offerings including an Enchanted Easter Haven accommodation package, Easter Weekend feasts at Melba, and Chocolate Indulgence and Chocolate Bar Afternoon Teas. After a successful debut last year, the hotel will also be offering a special Chocolate Breakfast at Melba, for those who simply can’t get enough chocolate over the festive season. The popular ‘Guess the number of Easter Eggs & Rabbits’ competition will once again take centre stage in the lobby, this year featuring tempting Lindt Easter eggs and Lindt golden bunnies. There will also be an appearance by the Easter Bunny, providing plenty of magic and enchantment. For more information and bookings on Easter at The Langham, Melbourne visit here.

An Enchanted Easter Haven
A relaxing city retreat awaits guests wanting to indulge or simply get away over the Easter long weekend. Running from March 24 – April 12, the Enchanted Easter Haven package provides the ultimate long weekend holiday with:

  • Two night's accommodation
  • Full buffet breakfast for two in Melba Restaurant
  • Access to the Indoor Pool and Health Club
  • Complimentary Valet parking*
  • 20% discount on one hour Chuan Spa treatments
  • A Lindt Chocolate Surprise

*Must book at http://melbourne.langhamhotels.com.au/easter_haven.htm

Cost: From $640 in a Grand Classic Room for two nights
Validity: Sunday 24 March – Friday 12 April 2013, subject to availability
Bookings: Call reservations on 1800 858 662

Lindt 'Guess the Easter Eggs Competition
This year, The Langham, Melbourne has undertaken an exciting partnership with Lindt to commemorate the Easter festive season. A magnificent Lindt Easter Chocolate display will take centre stage in the hotel lobby, filled with Lindt eggs and the chocolatier’s signature golden bunnies. Guests and visitors to the hotel are welcome to drop by the lobby and attempt to guess the number of eggs and gold bunnies on display, with the correct or closest entry taking the lot. The Langham, Melbourne is also running a social media competition for guests experiencing Easter at the hotel, with the prize including an overnight stay, Lindt Chocolate hamper, breakfast for two in Melba, valet parking and late checkout. For more information visit http://www.langhamhotels.com/melbourne/en.

Chocolate Breakfast at Melba
The popular breakfast at Melba will be taken to new heights this Easter with the addition of an array of chocolate-y delights. Choc chip pancakes, warm chocolate croissants, chocolate and strawberry smoothies, hot chocolate, chocolate ice cream and a chocolate fountain will get guests in the Easter spirit, served alongside continental and hot breakfast favourites.

Cost: $40 per adult, $20 per child
Available: Daily from Monday 25 March – Sunday 7 April, 6.30am-10.30am

Easter lunches and dinners at Melba
The award winning Melba restaurant is known for its abundant seafood displays and international cuisine (I ♥ FOOD Awards 2012), and is a great place to gather and indulge over Easter. To mark the occasion, Melba will be serving Easter seafood – fresh prawns, crabs, oysters, scallops and mussels, along with traditionally-baked hot cross buns. The floating dessert bar and chocolate fountain are set to be hits, with plenty of chocolate-y treats for young and old, and an Easter Bunny is set to delight on Sunday, when it comes along to surprise the young ones.

Costs:

  • Good Friday: Lunch $89.90 per adult. Dinner $99.90 per adult.
  • Easter Saturday: Lunch $99.90 per adult. Dinner $104.90 per adult.
  • Easter Sunday: Lunch $125 per adult. Dinner $110 per adult. Includes a chocolate surprise for each guest, lucky door prizes, a colouring book for children and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
  • Easter Monday: Lunch $89.90 per adult. Dinner $94.90 per adult.

For bookings and to view the menu, visit www.melbarestaurant.com.au or call 1800 641 107.

Afternoon Teas at The Langham, Melbourne
The Langham, Melbourne's popular Afternoon Tiffins will continue over Easter, offering guests the chance to spend the holidays relaxing in the elegant surrounds of ARIA Bar & Lounge over delicate pastries, freshly baked scones with jam and Chantilly cream, and ribbon sandwiches. An enticing array of decadent, chocolate-y treats await guests booking the Chocolate Bar and Chocolate Indulgence experience, handcrafted by the hotel's expert pastry chefs using the finest quality cocoa from the world's leading chocolate houses (Lindt & Sprüngli, Callebaut, Belcolade, Valrhona & Lindt). The Langham's Afternoon Tiffin includes the following options:  

The Chocolate Bar – Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon – 2pm or 2.30pm – 4.30pm
As its name suggests, the Chocolate Bar offers a myriad of intricate chocolate desserts, including delights such as the Langham Opera Torte with Tropical Amer Ganache, a Pear William Madagascar Park Couverture tart and a Dominican White Chocolate Vanilla Pannacotta Chocolate Rocks & Pebbles. The buffet will also include the hotel’s classic three tiered tea stand with elegant smoked salmon and cucumber finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with jam and Chantilly cream, and a choice of hot chocolate, leaf tea or espresso coffee. Costs: $75 per Adult and $37.50 per Child

Tiffin – Monday to Friday, 10.30am – 4.30pm
A popular favourite, The Langham’s signature Tiffin offers a chocolate-y treat or two alongside the hotel’s famous ribbon sandwiches and freshly baked scones with jam and Chantilly cream. Set in the charming surrounds of ARIA Bar & Lounge, the Tiffin is a delightful way to spend Easter. Guests can choose from hot chocolate, leaf tea or espresso coffee with their Tiffin experience. Costs: From $49 per person

Chocolate Indulgence - Monday to Friday, 10.30am – 4.30pm
The ultimate chocolate weekday experience, the Chocolate Indulgence offers a selection of delectable chocolate treats that will satisfy the strongest of chocolate cravings. Served alongside the hotel’s traditional afternoon tea favourites, the Chocolate Indulgence will give guests their chocolate fill this Easter, with a choice of leaf tea, espresso coffee or more chocolate (hot chocolate) to complete the experience. Costs: From $54 per person

For bookings, visit www.ariabar.com.au. Gluten free afternoon tea is also available at the hotel.  

For more information or to book an enchanting Easter experience visit: http://www.langhamhotels.com/melbourne/en

Background Notes:
The Langham, Melbourne at Southbank is located at the heart of Melbourne's diverse performing Arts scene, and is a proud partner of the Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Recital Centre, Opera Australia and the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

The 25-floor hotel has 387 luxuriously appointed rooms including 45 executive club rooms, 46 river view rooms, 11 suites and 7 Terrace Rooms with 50m² private balconies, attended to by the hotel's signature Service Stylists. With stunning views of the Melbourne city skyline, the Yarra River, historic Flinders Street station and Federation Square, The Langham, Melbourne offers a luxurious and timeless inner-city experience.

The Langham, Melbourne has been named the top city hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific by Travel & Leisure (US) magazine (2012), and has been a constant feature on Travel + Leisure (US) World's Best lists (2010 – 2012). The hotel has also been recognised by notable consumer-voted awards including TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice Awards 2012 (No.1 in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Australia).

The Langham, Melbourne is also acclaimed for its award-winning Chuan Spa, interactive dining restaurant – Melba, and chic bar & lounge – ARIA.

Find out more about enchanting experiences at The Langham, Melbourne and make a reservation by visiting langhamhotels.com.

 

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