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Marriot Hotel Melbourne

Marriot Hotel Melbourne business accommodation

Marriot Hotel is located in the cultural heart of Melbourne. Situated in Melbourne CBD, the five star hotel is a few minutes’ walk from the Regent Theatre, Princess Theatre and Her Majesty’s Theatre. It is also within walking distance of the Bourke Street shopping area and the famous Melbourne Chinatown.

The 10-floored hotel has 166 rooms and 19 suites altogether, as well as 6 meeting rooms with 432 sq m of meeting space. The rooms are spacious and feature high-speed internet access, cable TV, minibar and luxurious furniture. As far as facilities go, there are nearby cash machines and ATM, a foreign exchange, limousine services and mobility accessible rooms.

The Marriot Hotel business travel centre offers extensive facilities including copy and fax service, messenger service, printing service, overnight deliveries and pickups, post (or parcel) services and secretarial services.

There are six highly functional meeting rooms for corporate meetings and events. They are suitable for conferences, team meetings, social events or product launches. Marriot Hotel secures an on-site events team as well as security guards, AV technicians, electricians or photographers. A wide range of high quality equipment is available to fit your needs – projectors (LCD, overhead or a 35 mm one), microphones, video cameras, installed or portable stages.

Rooms range from some suitable for a small corporate meeting (up to 12 people) to others which are a good choice for conferences of great volume (with a maximum of 190 guests).

Westin Hotel Sydney

Westin Hotel Sydney business accommodation

Westin is a wonderfully central hotel amidst Melbourne CBD itself. It is nestled between major city points like Federation Square, Bourke Street Mall and the famous Flinders street. In the vicinity of Westin Melbourne are a number of Melbourne’s finest restaurants and bars. Turmaline airport is only a 25-minute drive away – or you can take the railway to Flinders street station which is only a 3-minute walk to the hotel.

The five star hotel is famous for the natural light and magnificent view from its more than 260 guest rooms and suites. Each room includes a 42-inch flat screen TV, luxurious bath with separate bathtubs and elegant decorations. Your good night’s rest is ensured as the hotel prides itself with its special edition of ultra comfortable beds.

Facilities include a wellness centre, gear for hire, hotel-wide Wi-Fi, wake-up service and a number of safe deposit boxes. Business travel persons will rejoice as Westin has a fully functional business centre with internet and equipment lending, as well as shoe shine service, dry cleaning service and in-room massages.

Depending on your business meeting needs, you can choose either smaller regent suites or one of the seven flexible and spacious meeting rooms. Westin has a team of qualified event specialists ready to be at your disposal and help you organize your corporate event. Meeting rooms can be reserved for a full day (8AM to 5 PM). Included in the reservation are morning coffee and tea plus a small snack, a stand-up networking luncheon, notepads and pens for meeting participants, as well as usage of the built-in projection screen.

Meeting rooms range between 10 and 150 guests as a capacity, but all of them are lit by a soothing natural light.

Lindrum Hotel

Lindrum Hotel corporate accommodation

Lindrum is a boutique hotel of a smaller scale situated in the centre of Melbourne CBD, on the popular Flinders street. Various dining options, as well as cultural and entertainment attractions are within a walking distance including Melbourne’s greatest galleries, restaurants and shops. The hotel is also in close proximity to the central Flinders railway station.

The five star hotel has altogether 59 elegant rooms which were recently fully refurbished. Lindrum guests can choose from four room categories (Studio rooms, Superior rooms, Deluxe rooms or Junior Suites) depending on personal preferences regarding size and location.

All of the rooms are elegant and Lindrum is famous for its specifically designed lighting which creates a unique ambiance. Accommodation comes with luxury bedding, LCD flat-screen TV, soothing bathrooms, heavy woven carpets and polished floors to set an intimate mood. You can make a booking for this hotel through you local travel agent. Other holiday options include a luxury European river cruise, or why not take some time out at one of the many spa facilities in and around Melbourne city. Facilities include a 24-hour reception and room service, constant Wi-Fi internet access, concierge services, currency exchange, guest laundry and valet service, as well as express check-out.

The hotel offers three event spaces for business purposes such as training workshops, corporate team meetings, small conferences or interviews. The rooms range from 10 to 40 people in capacity. Even though they are small in scale, the spaces are very stylish and you can count on the professional event staff to assist you should any need arise.

A boardroom hire includes audio visual assistance as well as catering consisting of specific gourmet menus meeting any dietary needs. You also have various technical tools at your disposal, such as a whiteboard, projector screen, flipchart, telephones and HDMI or VGA connections to your business team’s laptops or notebooks.

Park Hyatt Melbourne

Park Hyatt Melbourne business accommodation

Park Hyatt Melbourne is a real gem when it comes to accessibility. The five star hotel is located only a kilometer away from Melbourne CBD and a kilometer and a half from the city center. It is situated adjacent to Fitzroy Gardens and the marvelous St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Tullamarine airport is 19 kilometers away but the hotel staff offer you the option to arrange your transportation themselves.

The hotel offers a total of 240 luxury rooms and suites which are extremely spacious and come with  а high quality Italian marble bathroom.

A business traveler will appreciate the facilities Park Hyatt offers its guests. There are both a 24-hour business center and a communications center with secretarial services and multilingual staff. Business services include translation and interpretation, an extensive business reference library, equipment for hire, photocopying, data processing facilities and powerful workstations with computer and internet access.

As far as meetings and special business events go, the hotel has this covered as well. There are seven luxury rooms devoted to any corporate need from a small team meeting to a conference with a wider audience. Depending on your needs you may reserve the Study with its residential feel and capacity of up to 10 guests…or the silk-walled majesty of the Fairmont with a grand capacity of 150 guests.