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Como Melbourne

Posted on April 15, 2011 | HotelsNo Comment

While being in Australia, if you are crazy about a ‘stay where celebrities play’, I would recommend going for the Como Melbourne. This is an inspiring house and garden hotel that amidst the superb gardens of city boasts a historic feel via its impressing assembly of antique furnishings as well as glimpses into the advantaged life of its previous owners that were from the country’s richest families. This all says that the Como Melbourne is an historic mansion that even today reflects the times of the royal lords and ladies along with its tale of its transformation after passing from the two World Wars and a depression era.

Tucked high above the Yarra River, this is the Melbourne hotel where history, luxury, and brainwave continuously rejuvenate you. Stroll through the fountain terrace, attend a trendy exhibition, pamper yourself in its modern spa, or simply enjoy at the cafe while staying at this most fashionable location of the city. And above all, the house is rightly perched on the corner of the most fashionable streets in the city – Toorak Road and Chapel Street from where you can easily walk up to boutiques for shopping, cafes, restaurants, the enticing precinct of The Jam Factory, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne Cricket Ground, and Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance.


At the Como Melbourne, there are 107 suites whose main types include Studio, Japanese Garden, One Bedroom, Two Bedroom, Open Plan, Como, and Penthouse. No matter which one you choose, you can enjoy the basic amenities: High-speed Internet access, CD player, cable/satellite television channels, pay movies, AC, climate control, curtains, voice mail, complimentary newspaper, Internet access (surcharge), mini bar, refrigerator, wake-up calls, coffee/tea maker, bathrobes, daily housekeeping, turndown service, complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, sewing kit, slippers, extra towels/bedding, handheld showerhead, in-room childcare (surcharge), iron/ironing board, electronic/magnetic keys, desk, clock radio, cribs, rollaway beds, Signature icon Como rubber duck, and in-room safe (accommodates laptop). All of them are non smoking suites!


• Internet access in public areas – high speed • Internet access in public areas – surcharge • Lounge • Concierge desk • Coffee shop or café • Internet access – wireless • Complimentary newspapers in lobby • Parking (secure) • Valet parking • Room service (24 hours) • Limo or Town Car service • Parking (surcharge) • Event catering • Porter

• Multiple small meeting rooms • Multiple conference/meeting rooms • Express check-in and check-out • Multilingual staff • Banquet facilities • Secretarial services • Business services • Audio-visual equipment • Computer rental • 24-hour front desk • Doorman/doorwoman • BBQ • Dry cleaning/laundry service • Lift • Shoe shine • Air-conditioned public areas • Security guard • Tour assistance • Currency exchange • Medical assistance


• Swimming pool – indoor • Spa tub • Library • Sauna • Swimming pool – outdoor • Spa tub • Fitness facilities • Tennis nearby • Golfing nearby • Running track/path nearby • Bicycle rentals nearby • Pilates classes/instruction nearby • Yoga classes/instruction nearby • Aerobics nearby • Playground nearby


At the Como Melbourne, there is no restaurant, but instead there is a café called The Brasserie that is a perfectly healthy choice for long lazy breakfast. The guests have an option from selecting from a la carte menu, which is served in pleasant surroundings. Alternatively, full and continental buffet breakfast is also offered, which includes fresh produces. So, you enjoy daily breakfast of your choice between 6:30 am and 10:00 am.

You can also enjoy a lavish dinner via the 24-hour in-suite dining service that brings innovative dishes directly in your room.


630 Chapel Street,

South Yarra

VIC 3141



From $236 per night.

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