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Travel Blogs from Melbourne
As Sunday night approaches the reality that it is 4 short sleeps until my other half abandons me for 2 weeks. Troy has just done a trial pack of all the gear for his rugby tour and there is a lot to take... None-the-less much of his casual gear will come with me. I'll give you a quick run down... Troy's tour is 23 days of rugby, rugby and more rugby with a bit of sightseeing crammed in on the side ...
Its a new week in Melbourne and this week I am working in a local Law Firm as there Boardroom waiter. Sound pretty intriging?!?
I had to be there at 8.30am this morning and my day did start rather interesting. I had a new jumper which I put on this morning as it was slightly fresh. I was fully dressed in my Uniform which containes a white shirt. Well now before I entered my workplace for today I went to the toilet and I realised that I am completly ...
... just strike a free tour and so I did but I was fortunately unfortunate as the free walking tour has coming to its end.
From Flinder Street I followed the track to Federation Square> Contemporary Art Musuem>> end!
I must have missed out lots of things in the 2hours walking before this!! It actually start at 10am where all those weirdo gather and lead by the tour guide ...
... in St Kilda on the beach after we had a very late lunch and a cheeky pint in the afternoon. However the weather was ok but not to warm so we went into the city for a few more drinks. But Liz needed to get first some different shoes. In Melbourne you are not getting anywhere in when you are wearing flip flops. We found a nice store and the had a sales where you can buy 2 pairs of shoes for AU$30. So I ...
... her trusty sewing machine... but it was really designed for when I went to the UK, so it's warm... but can make you occasionally overheat just a tad. Couple this with a light top and you have a recipe for a massive head cold! The coat will be wonderful in the evenings, but for the days (especially as we are dodging in and out of the convention centre) it could be a bit a) bulky, b) too heavy.
So... all but blustered into the front door of the Hilton, I checked in ...
Other places to stay in Melbourne
Docklands, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $215
- Brilliant Hotel & Staff
- Pleasantly surprised....
- Uncomfortable beds
Southbank, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Location, location, location
- Great Value for Money
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $107
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $248
- Westin is better
- Good location, great room
- Love it!
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $320
- We would love to go back
- Good choice for Melbourne
- Very Dissapointed
Southbank, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $255
- Fantastic Stay at Crown Towers!
- Very poor
- I love Crown - especially Crystal Club
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 2 star hotelfrom $109
- 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 $208
- Outstanding Customer Service
- Two different experiences
- Fab view of the Airport, Kept my 2 year old happy.
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- Good value, pleasant stay
- Good Location, Average accomodation
- Most enjoyable
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $107
- Good location
- Worst experience ever
- Great Location
Southbank, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $239
- Perfect experience
- Langham Melbourne Beaut Little Spot of Luxury
- Great first stop
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Above average
- Will not stay here again
- My Choice Always
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $141
- Okay weekend at Oaks on Market
- A good find
- Great hotel in a Great Location
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $159
- VERY dirty and outdated
- Really nice and good location!
- Asians Beware!
South Wharf, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $187
Southbank, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $210
- Lovely hotel
- Like an IKEA catalog
- Crown for Business
East Melbourne, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $258
- Beyond What We Expected
- Gorgeous hotel, lousy service
- Park Hyatt
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $253
- Wow! A 5 Star European Style Aussie Hotel!
- Not bad, but not great
Melbourne, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $130
- 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 $184
10-14 Centre Road, Melbourne | 3 star hotelfrom $192
- Es ist ein Holiday Inn
- Comfortable Airport Hotel
- Wouldn't go back
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- Great - if it's your sort of style
- What you would expect from the Westin...
- The Ultimate Melbourne hotel
Melbourne, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Fabulous Location
- Best place we stayed at in Oz
- Dig It!!!
Melbourne CBD, Melbourne | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Really good
- Great service at Saville
- Perfect holiday