The Lyall Hotel and Spa
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With the whirlwind three days we had on Kangaroo Island we took it easy on our first day in Adelaide. After getting situated at the hotel we went for a small walk over to Rundle Mall, a pedestrian mall filled with all the brand name shops. It was busy as aside from being a beautiful day, it was also Mother's day and lots of families were out and …
We drove to Queenstown airport and returned the car with Mme (independence) Tom-tom! No landslides en route fortunately.
Queenstown airport does not look large enough to handle anything other than private aircraft but fortunately after an hour of negotiating and paying for an upgrade (almost cheaper than paying for excess luggage) an Air …
... of the bedroom. The other six surfers were all German, and all really cool. The other bad thing about this situation is that the actual residents of the house just seemed very indifferent to our existence. It was welcoming but not welcoming at the same time. We learned a LOT of new games there. And that was very fun. We were really spoiled in Sydney. It's a great place for visitors. Melbourne is little more difficult. We didn't have anything specific we wanted to do, so ...
... we watched Aussie rules with a few casual beers, nice to have a plate full of decent meat! On the Sunday we went to watch the family's cousin play 'our' football, which was good to see, he was in the national training centre team for under 18's so was a good standard, and met E I's brother and wife. Back home for the evening and john rustled up a gorgeous roast lamb dinner, absolutely gorgeous! On the Monday myself and alex wondered around the shops in the city, got use to ...
... there. There was a local game of Aussie Rules happening, just out on the park (actually on Olympic Park, where the 1956 goodwill games were held) which was good to watch for 10 minutes to try and work out some of the rules. We are really looking forward to going to the MCG on Thursday night to see a game of Aussie rules. We like that element of the Arrow course here! Sunday evening saw us arrive where the Arrow course is being ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Lyall Hotel and Spa Melbourne
This is great place to stay especially if more then a few days. Location is handy and only 3 train stops from Federation Square. Excellent amenities, rooms are immaculate and the staff go beyond and above.
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