The Langham, Melbourne, Voted The Best Hotel In Australia By Luxury Travel Magazine Readers

4/29/2013 1:10:00 PM

MELBOURNE - The Langham, Melbourne has been named the Best Australian Hotel in the consumer nominated 2013 Luxury Travel magazineGold List Awards this month. To celebrate this esteemed award The Langham, Melbourne, has released a new luxurious Winter Hideaway package showcasing the hotel’s exemplary service, enchanting hospitality and innovative experiences. Available in a Club Spa Suite or Terrace room, the timeless hotel is offering visitors even more opportunities to find out what makes The Langham, Melbourne Australia’s best.

Located along the Southbank Promenade overlooking the tranquil Yarra River, The Langham Melbourne is set to enchant guests with its legendary 5-star accommodation and award-winning services this winter. From tailor-made stays to seamless service reminiscent of the great grand hotels of yesteryear, The Langham, Melbourne will show guests what keeps it at Australia’s hospitality peak year on year.

 “We are delighted to be named the Best Australian Hotel on the 2013 Luxury Travel Gold List,” Mr Ben Sington, Managing Director of The Langham, Melbourne said. “At The Langham, Melbourne, our priority is to provide our guests with an enchanting experience from the time of their booking to the moment our doormen bid them a warm farewell.”

All guests arriving at the hotel are welcomed by a Langham brand signature – the Service Stylists – who are there to ensure their stay is a seamless one and that every request and need is fulfilled. The experience continues with the hotel’s knowledgeable concierge, several of whom are members of the respected Les Clefs d’Or, and who seek to provide timeless service and assistance.

Located on the upper floors of the hotel, The Langham, Melbourne’s suites and Terrace rooms offer a splendid sanctuary, with views of the city skyline, surrounding gardens, Southbank precinct or Yarra River. The suites and Terrace rooms also grant guests access to the luxurious Langham Club, a haven located on Level 24 and a hallmark of the hotel, where guests can expect comfort, privacy and outstanding service – bestowed by the hotel’s attentive butlers.

The Langham, Melbourne is also known for its innovative and exciting calendar of packages, special partnerships with culinary luminaries and pop culture icons (Burch & Purchese, Alistar Wise, Maggie Beer, Gontran Cherrier, Hisako Ogita, Disney and Barbie) and events.

At the start of the year, The Langham, Melbourne unveiled exclusive add-ons capitalising on its coveted position in the heart of the Yarra. Entitled Love the Yarra, the add-ons include hire of four specially made Langham Bikes in the hotel’s signature pink hue; a gourmet picnic complete with dedicated picnic concierge, for guests to enjoy in the nearby Botanic Gardens; an intriguing behind the scenes tour of the strikingly refurbished, art-deco Hamer Hall; and a Symphony Platter designed for guests attending the many arts performances in the area.

The hotel was also the third Langham property worldwide (after the flagship in London and The Langham, Boston) to introduce a London pink taxi this year. 
“To uphold our position as one of Australia’s best hotels, we need to continuously innovate,” Mr Sington added. “Our partnerships, packages, events and new services help keep the hotel interesting and fresh, and enable us to extend the enchanting experience to both residential and non-residential guests. Combined with our strong service with poise, it enables us to offer a point of distinction and become a leader in our field.”

For more information on The Langham, Melbourne and to view its range of special offers, 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.

In 2013, The Langham, Melbourne was named Best Australian Hotel in the Luxury Travel Gold List, and has been named the top city hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific by Travel & Leisure (US) magazine (2012). It has also been a constant feature on Travel + Leisure (US) World’s Best lists (2010 – 2012), and is 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 http://www.langhamhotels.com/melbourne/en 

 

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