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11 amazing Melbourne hotel deals you should take advantage of right now

Melbourne’s hotels are doing some excellent deals to encourage staycations in the CBD

Rebecca Russo
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Rebecca Russo

Staycations are where it’s at right now. With the ups and downs of lockdowns, many Melburnians are feeling worried about leaving the state – which makes this the perfect time to explore everything our city has to offer. If you aren't leaving the city, you can stay at some of Melbourne’s best hotels for a lot less money than usual right now. Check out some deals below. 

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
Romance package

This five-star hotel has all the high-end trappings you’d expect from digs sandwiched between Wolford, Armani and Prada. Sofitel is currently offering a special getaway package for two, which includes an overnight stay, a complimentary bottle of Champagne, complimentary access to newspapers through guest tablets, Balmain Paris Hair Couture bath amenities, late check-out at 2pm and the ability to change or cancel your booking free of charge. Prices start at $430 per night, and you can book in here

DoubleTree by Hilton
City Essentials package

Flinders Street’s 187-room boutique hotel is offering guests a little extra with their overnight stay in the CBD. The package gives guests of the hotel free breakfast, free parking (one exit per 24 hours), early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability), a free room upgrade as well as free Wi-Fi. It’s $30 extra per room per night for this package and a slight price variance might apply depending on the occupancy level of the hotel. Night rates start at $149 for the DoubleTree, and you can book in here.

W Melbourne
Valet parking and free cocktails

Melbourne’s newest hotel, the impressive W Melbourne hotel, is currently offering complimentary valet parking when you stay overnight. You’ll also score two cocktails in the in-house Curious bar or modern Australian restaurant Lollo. There’s also 2pm late check-out available if you’re lucky! Rates start at $369, and you can book something here

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Cheese on the house!

If you book a stay at the very cool, very Melbourne Airstream hotel Notel, the team will throw in a platter of cheese on the house. The deal is available if you book on any Tuesday throughout March. Notel also throws in freebies from local mini-golf bar Holey Moley. Overnight stays start at $399. Book here.

Marriott Melbourne Hotel
Picnic in the park package

Melbourne’s Marriott Hotel, located on the corner of Exhibition and Lonsdale streets, is keen to take the fun outdoors with a romantic picnic pack for guests of the hotel. Your stay begins with a chilled bottle of sparkling wine and chocolates in a king suite of the hotel. Then a hamper set up by Marriott on Wheels will be delivered to a park or garden location of your choosing. As part of the package, guests will get a platter of sweet and savoury treats, as well as a beverage of choice. On top of that, guests will receive late check-out at noon. The picnic in the park package is available until June 30, 2021. Book a spot at the Marriott here. Prices start $449 per night. 

Ovolo Laneways
25 per cent off a two-night stay

The delightfully fun Ovolo Laneways hotel is doing a “Friends with Benefits'' deal, which means you get 25 per cent off a two-night stay across all the Ovolo hotels. On top of that, the hotel is also doing a special immersive cocktail-making experience (including a Negroni or Gin Martini) either to experience in the hotel bar or have delivered to your room. Stays start at $269 a night. Book yours here

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The Westin 
Rise and Dine package

The elegant Westin hotel has a special deal until the end of April wherein guests can score free valet parking, late check-out of 2pm and up to $100 food and beverage credit to spend in the hotel’s venues. For instance, you can use that on the Westin’s Lobby Lounge for its famous high tea, or head to breakfast in the Allegro restaurant. Check out the deal here and book a stay. Rooms start at $266.

The Windsor Hotel
Easter packages

The bunny is coming to the Windsor. If you’re after a special Easter stay, this grand CBD hotel is running a few accommodation packages, complete with breakfast, late check-out and special Easter treats to try (including freshly baked hot cross scones!) There’s also a luxury package that includes valet parking, an Easter-themed cocktail for two and more. Room rates begin at $329, and you can book here.

Adelphi Hotel
Stay and save

The OTT Adelphi Hotel on Flinders Lane is offering guests a special deal if they stay longer than one night. Book a two-night stay and you’ll be able to snag 20 per cent off your stay. If you plan it around a weekend, you’ll be able to check-in at 9am on Friday and then check-out late at 2pm on Sunday. Stays start at $212, and you can book here.

The Langham
Free breakfast and valet parking

This Southbank mainstay has all the essential ingredients needed to conjure up an extraordinary hotel experience. Currently, the Langham is offering luxe overnight stays for two adults, which includes breakfast at the Melba restaurant as well as bubbles on arrival and valet parking. Plus: you also get one in-room movie on the house. The offer is valid for bookings on or before June 30, 2021. You can book in a stay here. Prices start at $410 per room, per night.

QT Melbourne
Check into Extraordinary package

QT Melbourne wants to play a little choose-your-own-adventure game with you. Guests will be able to choose from four themed options when checking into their stay: the Rockstar, the City Indulgence, the Lovers, and the Culinary Indulgence. Basically, you can choose between an OTT hotel experience, fun city adventures, a lustful lovers package or a lavish food adventure. For example, the Rockstar package includes a minibar stocked with Belvedere Vodka, your own VIP section on QT's famous rooftop bar and even a personal barman. Package prices start at $470 a night. Book here

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