InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto
Time Out says
Five-star grandeur in the heart of the city
Grandeur is the name of the game at the InterContinental Melbourne, sitting pretty on Collins Street in the CBD. From the striking 1890’s neo-gothic façade to the sophisticated guest rooms complete with marble bathrooms, this hotel exudes luxury at every turn. The indoor pool boasts unmatched city views, but it’s the food and drink offerings that shine brightest. Sit under the soaring arches of the atrium at the Alluvial restaurant and enjoy dishes made from local produce (matched with an impressive selection of Australian wines, of course) or treat yourself to freshly baked buttermilk scones at Mrs D’ebros High Tea.
Time Out tip: Dessert isn’t a question at the Alluvial. The restaurant’s signature dish is a hollow Belgian chocolate sphere, which is served via a theatrical reveal (hint: it involves hot caramel sauce poured over the sphere).
459 Collins St
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