Article

The Langham, Melbourne

Name of hotel

The Langham, Melbourne

Year opened

2005

 

Last refurbishment

2010-2014

 

Neighbourhood

The Langham, Melbourne is located in the thriving Southgate precinct and boasts stunning views of the Melbourne city skyline, the Yarra River, historic Flinders Street station and Federation Square.

 

Walking distance to:

The Langham, Melbourne is walking distance to the CBD, Crown Entertainment Complex, Yarra River, arts precinct and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

 

Size and style:

The Langham, Melbourne is a 25-floor hotel with 388 luxuriously appointed rooms including 126 river view rooms, 57 executive club rooms, 6 balcony rooms with 19 square-metre private balconies, 7 terrace rooms with 50 metre-square private balconies, 11 suites and one Chairman’s suite.

 

Guest profile:

International and local visitors, business travellers and families

Family friendly:

Yes – children have access to the 15-metre swimming pool and salt water jacuzzi at the Chuan Spa. They also provide children’s bathrobes, slippers, colouring book, colouring pencils and bubble bath upon request.

Airport transfers:

Yes, for A$50 each way.

You need to know:

The Langham, Melbourne has won a number of awards including top city hotel in Australia, NZ and South Pacific by Travel & Leisure (US), constant feature on Travel + Leisure (US) World’s Best Lists (2008-2016), Trip Advisor’s Traveller’s Choice awards 2012 (No. 1 in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Australia).

On-site dining and drinking facilities:

Melba Restaurant: Melba Restaurant is an interactive dining restaurant which features decadent choices of traditional favourites such as fresh seafood, Indian, stir-fries, pastas, steaks and more. Guests have a stunning view of the Yarra River while dining.

Aria Bar and Lounge: Aria Bar and Lounge is a plush hotel lounge and bar serving afternoon teas and cocktails. It also offers indulgent desserts, sandwiches and scones.
Langham Club Lounge: Langham Club Lounge is a lounge exclusively available to members of Langham’s loyalty program and bookings that include Langham club access. It is located on the 24th floor serving deluxe continental breakfast and all-day tea, coffee and pastries. The Langham Club offers superior comfort and privacy, along with the keen attentiveness of Langham butlers.

On-site facilities:

Parking

Valet parking, at a rate of A$64 per night.

Pool

Chuan Spa has a 15-metre long swimming pool and a salt water jacuzzi. The pool opens out onto an outdoor deck in warmer months.

Gym

The fitness centre is spread over two floors, with panoramic views of the CBD and Yarra River. It is fitted out with cross trainers, bikes and treadmills with Internet-connected touch screens . The exercise studio offers group classes in meditation, yoga, pilates and boxing.

Spa

Chuan Spa is a day spa which builds on oriental traditions by balancing the five elements: metal, wood, fire, earth and water. Treatments include the Dr. BABOR collagen facial booster, 90 minutes of full body harmony massage, 120 minutes of milk bath, sweet and savoury body exfoliation and detoxifying algae wrap.

Eco and community initiatives:

The Langham, Melbourne actively retained Earthcheck Gold certification in 2016 and is certified with exclusive Earthcheck TM. The hotel is also an official partner of Soap Aid which recycles used soaps and reprocess and repackage them into new bars of soap that are redistributed to both local and international areas where there is a lack of adequate sanitation.

Concierge recommends:

Visit Eureka Skydeck, the Royal Botanic Gardens, ride a tram, visit the National Gallery of Victoria, Queen Victoria Market and Melbourne Museum.

Celebrity guests?

Previous guests which have been publicly identified at the hotel include Formula One racing car drivers, top models such as Miranda Kerr, musicians such as Danni Minogue, sports stars such as Sir Andy Murray, and heads-of-state including Bill Clinton and Tony Blair.

Share this article

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *