The Langham Hotel: A Beacon of Refined Elegance in Melbourne's City Center

Almost instantly, The Langham, Melbourne lets you know what it stands for: opulence, efficiency and class. The 347-room property fills a central position in the hip Southbank arts precinct and has far-reaching views of the central business district across the Yarra River. Rebranded from the old Sheraton Towers in 2005, the Langham is a flagship of the Hong Kong-based Great Eagle Hospitality Group and reveals its oriental ownership in the subtle ginger flower fragrance piped through the air-conditioning system, the solid representation of Chinese and Indian specialties in the Melba restaurant and the luxurious, tranquilizing Chuan Spa.

Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards has been a newspaper and magazine journalist for more than 40 years. Based in Melbourne, Australia, he has travelled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific region and says life is too short to settle for anything less than the best. He has visited many of the world's finest hotels and resorts and recently completed a lengthy cruise on a luxurious freighter/li...(Read More)

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