The Langham, Melbourne Celebrates Its New Partnership With Melbourne's Iconic Arts Centre

11/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

MELBOURNE - The Langham, Melbourne is expanding its patronage of Melbourne's vibrant arts scene with a partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne. The elegant hotel recently formalised an official hotel partnership with the iconic Arts Centre, to coincide with Hamer Hall's reopening this week after a dazzling $128.5 million renovation. With its location on the banks of the Yarra River, just a short walk away from the arts precinct and linked to the Arts Centre by Southgate and Yarra Boulevard, The Langham, Melbourne is the ideal accommodation for performing arts patrons.

"We are delighted to announce our exclusive hotel partnership with the Arts Centre," Mr Ben Sington, Managing Director of The Langham, Melbourne said. "The hotel is a great supporter of the arts and we are thrilled to join with our neighbours and support their exciting programme for the coming years. This will certainly enhance Melbourne's reputation for the performing arts."

As the exclusive hotel partner, The Langham, Melbourne will enjoy collaborations with Arts Centre Melbourne that make the most of the hotel's location. Hotel guests who select the 'Love the Yarra Arts' add-on while booking their accommodation will receive complimentary access to the Art Centre's 'Front of House' tours daily on presentation of their room keys (usually $15 per person). The Love the Yarra Arts add-on also includes the 'Symphony' tasting platter for two in ARIA Bar & Lounge – specially created in celebration of the official partnership.

The Symphony tasting platter features some of Melba's signature dishes, including:

  • Tempura soft shell crab sushi served with ginger & wasabi
  • Pappadums, eggplant and potato curry puffs served with mint raita
  • Peking duck wraps with cucumber and spring onions

The platter is available daily from 10.30am until late and can also be booked separately for $55 (for two). To book, contact Langham restaurant reservations on 1800 641 107 or www.ariabar.com.au.

For more information on The Langham, Melbourne 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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