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Travel Blogs from Melbourne
... Vicky came to watch me play football on Wednesday. We did part ways on Tuesday though as Vicky joined her work colleagues for a night in the city. After a spot of food their friend was playing a gig in the north of the city - a "bakery gig" as Vicky had previously described it. The band themselves were pretty good and it was nice to spend time with her colleagues outside of work and not just having a couple of drinks after work on a Friday. Whilst Vicky ...
Up early to sort out change of plans for trip ... lets hope I get on flight tonight. Transfer back to airport with the hotel's free shuttle .. not the best hotel I've stayed in but it had a spa bath to relax in only problem was they were doing renovations and drilling started as I was leaving!!
Took SkyBus to city ...
... out the familiar shape of Matt. It had been five years
since we last saw each other, but we looked the same. We immediately
hugged and started talking like no time had passed. He got some
lunch, then we walked the 10 minutes to his house. He currently lives
with Kelly and her mum in a huge house. It was not huge by mansion
standards, but it just kept going when an average Aussie flat would
have stopped. I got a tour, met the family and cats, then sipped
... again, Bhrat joining us for a few films once again.
I wonder if you can guess what we did on Sunday morning? Watched films and not a great deal! This was until about noon when we got ready and went our separate ways for the second day running. Coxy & I and went to the dog park with Kaiser before heading back to Footscray to pick up some bits whilst Vicky went in to the city. Vicky met up with a friend from home John near Flinders Street Station catching up over a ...
It is Sunday afternoon and I am sitting our our new sofas trying to stay warm. It is pouring with rain and freezing outside. Of course nothing like the -6 most of Christchurch had this morning but very cold for some recent Perth-ites. It is to be like this all week so perhaps it is good to being going back to work. We had intended to explore the Camberwell market this morning but decided pretty quickly to park this for a better day. It has been a really busy week ...
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.
Southbank, Melbourne | 5 star hotelfrom $225
- Perfect experience
- Langham Melbourne Beaut Little Spot of Luxury
- Great first stop
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
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