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Travel Blogs from Melbourne
Halfway through our trip and we have to return our Mhome to Melborne by mid afternoon. Looking forward to NZ but also sad to leave Oz. Had a great few weeks but so much to see and so little time. Anyway we are now packed ready to move on. The next section of the Ocean Road is picture postcard views but by the time we reach Torquay and drive inland it's pretty ordinary.now in an airport hotel ready for an early wake up call tomorrow for our 7.55 flight to ...
My last day in Melbourne had arrived, and today was the day I got to meet one of the stars from Neighbours. Oh yes my level of coolness is now officially at an all time low, but I do not care, and yes I did get very excited when Dr Karl Kennedy strolled on into the Official Neighbours Tour office. Mr Alan Fletcher aka Dr Karl is a very nice chap, and he posed for photos and spoke to us all. I met another English girl called Jess, who was equally excited, and ...
"We can't get int he bag," said AJ.
"What will we do, we can't just give up now." said BJ.
"Wait," said AJ, "what did Aury say to the Daddy about his suitcase at bedtime?"
"She asked the Daddy if she could pack him a present in his suitcase in the morning", remembered BJ.
"Exactly." said AJ. "The Daddy will have to open the suitcase in the morning, and when he does that is when we can get in.
"Right," said BJ, "we just have to ...
The weather forecast was for further showers so I didn't want to venture far and get stuck with rain, so I decided to do a quick walk around a couple of local street blocks to see what I could capture. Fortunately the sun was out for most of the walk so that improved the nature of the outing, with one "black spot" that I will mention ...
... Plains zoo is involved with breeding of some of the endangered species, but in other cases they only have males, as the animals either aren't endangered or the blood lines limit what breeding can be done where.
The first section traveled through held animals from arid areas and contained several that were endangered, but also had Dromedary ...
Other places to stay in Melbourne
Docklands, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Brilliant Hotel & Staff
- Pleasantly surprised....
- Uncomfortable beds
Southbank, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Location, location, location
- Great Value for Money
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $241
- Westin is better
- Good location, great room
- Love it!
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $212
- We would love to go back
- Good choice for Melbourne
- Very Dissapointed
Southbank, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $264
- Fantastic Stay at Crown Towers!
- Very poor
- I love Crown - especially Crystal Club
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 2 star hotelfrom $95
- Great location...but...
- Watch out!! There might be a mouse in your room
- We never stay anywhere else
Arrival Drive, Melbourne Airport, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $185
- Outstanding Customer Service
- Two different experiences
- Fab view of the Airport, Kept my 2 year old happy.
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $165
- Good value, pleasant stay
- Good Location, Average accomodation
- Most enjoyable
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $94
- Good location
- Worst experience ever
- Great Location
Southbank, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $225
- Perfect experience
- Langham Melbourne Beaut Little Spot of Luxury
- Great first stop
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Above average
- Will not stay here again
- My Choice Always
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Okay weekend at Oaks on Market
- A good find
- Great hotel in a Great Location
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- VERY dirty and outdated
- Really nice and good location!
- Asians Beware!
South Wharf, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $178
Southbank, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $180
- Lovely hotel
- Like an IKEA catalog
- Crown for Business
East Melbourne, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $235
- Beyond What We Expected
- Gorgeous hotel, lousy service
- Park Hyatt
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $210
- Wow! A 5 Star European Style Aussie Hotel!
- Not bad, but not great
Melbourne, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $130
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $174
- Nice except for size and noise
- Gradually fading, but still one of the better choices
- Very unprofessional and under trained staff.
192 Wellington Parade, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $156
10-14 Centre Road, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $163
- Es ist ein Holiday Inn
- Comfortable Airport Hotel
- Wouldn't go back
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $226
- Great - if it's your sort of style
- What you would expect from the Westin...
- The Ultimate Melbourne hotel
Melbourne, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $133
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $148
- Fabulous Location
- Best place we stayed at in Oz
- Dig It!!!
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- Really good
- Great service at Saville
- Perfect holiday