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Published September 8th 2014
Enjoy a 'staycation' in your own city
Desperate for just a weekend away but just don't have the leave to escape?
There's never been a better time for weekenders to enjoy a vacation in their own backyard, or a 'staycation' as Mercure Melbourne has recently released their 'Mercure Weekends' packages.
Take a weekend break in the city with one a Weekender package with Mercure.
Five Mercure hotels, located conveniently within easy reach of Melbourne's famous attractions and landmarks, are offering travellers more bang for their weekend buck with special packages that can include 2 nights accommodation, full buffet breakfast late check out and an additional $50 voucher that can be used for additional food and beverages. Cheeky cocktails anyone?
Grab a cocktail or coffees; The package also includes a $50 voucher for any of the food and beverage outlets.
The package starts from $159 per night at Mercure Welcome Melbourne, located on Little Bourke Street. Alternatively guests can choose to stay at Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens, Mercure North Melbourne, Mercure Melbourne Albert Park and Mercure Melbourne Therry Street.
Weekenders are encouraged to take advantage of everything the city has to offer all within close range, from sports to shopping to exploring the laneways and more.
The Mercure Weekends package is also available at participating Mercure hotels located across Victoria and the rest of Australia.