The Hotel: 28 Southgate Apartments Melbourne
Guests settle into their home-away-from-home at 28 Southgate Apartments in Melbourne, where the apartments boast all the mod cons so that business travellers, families, and couples can rest their weary heads after days of exploring Melbourne. They can the complimentary bottle of wine and the company of close friends and loved ones on the balcony with sweeping views of the Yarra River, city skyline, Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Arts Centre.
The apartment features a leather lounge suite, hardwood dining setting, and granite kitchen equipped with appliances. For those wanting a quiet night in, there’s a large bathroom with a bath, and a flat-screen TV with Foxtel, and stereo Hi-Fi in the living room, so you can lounge around in your dressing gowns or have a pyjama party.
- Bed size/type: One queen bed and two single beds
- Standard occupancy: Four people
- Maximum occupancy: Five people
- The fully-furnished apartment features equipped kitchen with separate dining area, a balcony, one or two bathrooms (depending on the option chosen), flat-screen TV with DVD player and Foxtel, Wi-Fi, and reverse-cycle air conditioning
The Area: Melbourne
Dubbed Australia’s fashion capital, Melbourne boasts a strong coffee and café culture and a solid array of boutique fashion stores. Spend the day wandering between the café-lined alleyways, shopping for boutique and vintage clothes, and discovering hidden galleries and rooftop bars. Pack a romantic picnic and spend another day relaxing amongst the flowers and leafy trees in Botanic Gardens.
For those wanting to stay closer to home base, there are plenty of opportunities to play and explore in Melbourne including markets, galleries, museums, and festivals. Popular attractions include Luna Park, St Kilda Beach, and the walking track around Albert Park Lake.