The Langham, Melbourne Maintains Its Winning Performance With The 2009 Us Conde Nast Traveler Best In The World Awards

12/14/2009 8:24:00 PM

MELBOURNE – The luxurious Langham Melbourne continues its 2009 awards success, ranking the highest of all Melbourne hotels in the 2009 US Conde Nast Traveler ‘Best in the World’ Readers’ Choice Awards. Readers voted The Langham, Melbourne the fourth best hotel in the Oceania region. This latest accolade continues The Langham, Melbourne’s awards success for 2009 with the hotel also named the Top City Hotel in the region by readers of US Travel + Leisure magazine in the 2009 World’s Best Awards in July this year.

For the first time in the Conde Nast Traveler magazine survey’s 21 year history, the questionnaire was open to all readers through a secure website. Where in the past, results have hinged on the opinions of a select sample of subscribers, this year over 25,000 responses were recorded resulting in a Top 100 list that more accurately represents the shared views of the world’s most discerning travelers.

The Conde Nast Traveler Best in the World awards recognize the world’s best travel experiences, celebrating the top performers across a range of travel services. Other hotel winners of the 2009 Best in the World awards included the Four Seasons Hotel in New York and the Ritz-Carlton in Berlin, demonstrating The Langham, Melbourne’s world-class standard. With a reputation among sophisticated business and leisure travellers for its timeless elegance, The Langham Melbourne provides genuine service and luxurious facilities, including the acclaimed Chuan Spa and contemporary dining options.

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 ensures that all guests are warmly welcomed and offered an enchanting experience.

Guests can experience the award-winning luxury for themselves this summer with The Langham, Melbourne’s Enchanted Summer Haven package. Representing extraordinary value, the package allows guests to escape the heat, cool off and rejuvenate with blissful two or three night experiences in the heart of Melbourne’s arts and culture precinct on the Yarra River.

A stay at The Langham, Melbourne offers guests an ideal and luxurious starting point to explore everything the city has to offer during summer – spectacular theatre performances and gallery exhibitions, open air dining on Southbank boulevard, summer boutique shopping in the city’s famous laneways and easy access to Melbourne’s major sporting grounds - perfect to catch The Australian Open or Test Cricket.

The Langham, Melbourne’s Enchanted Summer Haven awaits …
- Two night's accommodation and breakfast for two in Melba. Classic Room from $575, River View room from $655
- Three night's accommodation and breakfast for two in Melba. Classic Room from $825, River View room from $945
Valid from 7th December 2009 to 6th February 2010. Subject to availability at time of reservation

Guests who book “Summer Haven” online at will receive complimentary valet parking included with their stay.
For more information on the award-winning Langham, Melbourne, visit

Background notes:
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 an opulent 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 complete with personalised butler service. The Langham, Melbourne was voted the top city hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in the Travel + Leisure USA World’s Best Awards 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 and drinking options. 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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