111 Spring Street, (Cnr Little Collins Street),
The Hotel Windsor Melbourne is probably our Grandest hotel and is placed in between Bourke street and Collins Street often referred as the 'Paris' end of the Melbourne CBD. This is because there are dozens of exquisite restaurants & bars in this area not forgetting the many designer & boutique apparel shops all within walking distance.
This Melbourne Hotel completes its 130th Birthday in 2013. It is a 5 star hotel and offers the ultimate in Luxury accommodation to its guests. This hotel is considered as one of the grandest hotels in Melbourne and the building exudes Victorian Architecture. The hotel holds significant importance in Australian History because the Australian Constitution was drafted here in 1898
At this hotel there are 7 main types of rooms that you can choose from according to your choice or family and these are Traditional Room, Superior Room, Deluxe Room, Junior Suite, Windsor Suite, Victorian Suite and Royal Suite. You'll be spoilt for choice once you look at these rooms.
This hotel is renowned for serving Afternoon Tea since the early 1880's. Afternoon Tea is served daily at the Melbourne Hotel Restaurant, on a tiered Silver stand which includes things such as savory sandwiches, delicate pastries and fresh baked scones with jam and cream.
Some of the International Celebrities who have stayed at this hotel are Lauren Bacall, Katharine Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Kylie Minogue, Sir Richard Branson, Muhammad Ali, The English Cricket Teams and the Australian Cricket teams and some of the previous Australian Prime Ministers such as John Howard, Gough Whitlam, Malcolm Fraser, Sir Rupert Hamer, Paul Keating and Sir Robert Menzies.
Just opposite to this hotel is the Victoria's Parliament House, the Old Treasury Building & The Treasury gardens. There are other Melbourne Attractions which are also located a short walk away from The Hotel Windsor Melbourne. These include the famous Captain Cook's Cottage & Fitzroy Gardens, the Carlton Gardens, The Royal Exhibition Building, The Princess Theatre & Melbourne Museum. If you want to explore the CBD by foot you may even walk down to the Federation Square, The Arts Centre and the National Gallery of Victoria.
If you want to explore the outskirts of the Melbourne CBD, why not hop on to Trams 35, the Free City Circle Tourist tram. It's easy to spot them too as they are a dark Burgundy color with golden writing on them. The there is the Parliament Train Station close by as well.
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