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WHY Melbourne? Home to Melbourne Convention Centre – the world’s largest, most advanced exhibition space and the first to be awarded a ‘6 Star Green Star’ environmental rating -- Melbourne offers unparalleled service and convenience. City centre facilities let attendees spend less time traveling and more time enjoying the wonders of this city. Situated on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, the nation’s sporting and cultural city blends a refreshingly laid-back culture with a devotion to commerce and the arts.


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Where to meet
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The Langham, Melbourne
Total rooms: 387
Meeting rooms: 10
Ideal group size: 150
Total meeting space: 13,623 sq. ft.
Largest meeting room: 3,875 sq. ft.
Rating: 5 Star

· Voted for the third consecutive year, winner of the Travel + Leisure Magazine USA 'World's Best Awards Readers' Survey' as the top city hotel in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

· Five Star luxury hotel accommodations, encapsulating classic elegance with rich fabrics and a timeless ambience

· Experienced event professionals who will assist our guests with every aspect of planning a successful conference or meeting. Take the Lead our bespoke loyalty program which rewards our meeting planners.

· Natural light, Elegant, Luxuriously appointed, Inspiring meeting/conference rooms. Alto Function Room positioned on 25th floor offers the most spectacular views and unique space in Melbourne.

· Exceptional restaurant and lounges

· The rejuvenating Chuan Spa, as well as a world class Health Club and a 15-metre outdoor swimming pool with a lovely view of the city and Yarra River

· Excellent leisure facilities

 




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Key points of interest
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· Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre - 1km

· MCG & Rod Laver Arena sporting precinct -  2km,

· Melbourne’s Art Centre – Hamer Hall & Arts District - 100m

· Melbourne CBD - 200m

· Federation Square - 500m,

· Casino - 500m

· Southgate Mall offering 75 specialty shops and restaurants adjacent to hotel

· Easy access to St Kilda and Freeway for site seeing out of Melbourne CBD – 1km from exit.

· Melbourne Aquarium - 200m

· Eureka Sky Deck - 5m

· Immigration Museum - 200m

· Botanical Garden - 150m

Fun facts
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  1. Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia
  2. Melbourne is the Sporting and Cultural city of Australia
  3. A person from Melbourne is called a Melbournian
  4. The Story of the Ned Kelly Gang’, made in Melbourne in 1906, is recognized as the first feature film of the world, running to five reels.
  5. The first Olympic Games hosted by Australia were held in Melbourne, in 1956
GETTING THERE

Direct flights from US cities
Los Angeles: Qantas / Daily
V Australia / Tues, Thurs, Sun
Honolulu: Air Australia / Wed, Fri




AT A GLANCE

Weather
Summer: Dec - Feb  78 H / 56 L
Fall: March - May  75 H / 49 L
Winter: June - Aug 57 H / 43 L
Spring: Sept - Nov  71 H / 47 L

Currency AUD
Language(s) spoken English
Time Zone Pacific
Electricity 240 Volts

Distance to other cities
Sydney 1 hr 30 mins flight

Local Holidays/Blackout Days

January 20-29 Australian Open
March 15-18 Gran Prix
September 28-29 AFL Grand Final
November 2-8 Spring Carnival
November 12-18 Australian Masters
December 31 New Years Eve


CONTACT INFORMATION

US Embassy
533 St. Kilda Road
Melbourne 3004
(P) 61 3 9658 9658