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Published September 7th 2012
Experience Melbourne without breaking your bank
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Nestled at the heart of Melbourne, located in beautiful Southbank, Travelodge offers the perfect affordable, holiday accommodation.

Finalist of the Hotel Clubs Hotel Awards 2010 and recipient of a very good 7.9 rating at agoda.com, Travelodge offers reasonably priced but comfortable holiday accommodation.

You will be minutes away from the illustrious Crown Casino, Melbourne Aquarium, Yarra River, Eureka Tower, Federation Square, Flinders Street station, Melba and other renowned restaurants and the list goes on.

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Each room is fully equipped with luxury healthcare beds, non allergic pillows, air conditioning, ensuite bathroom, kitchenette with microwave and tea and coffee making facilities, TV with Foxtel, work table, telephone, electronic security lock, wheel chair access and so on. Travelodge also provides breakfast, 24 hour reception assistance, guest laundry and dry cleaning, vending machines and two Melbourne meeting rooms, seating 90 delegates. Housekeeping takes place daily and the staff are friendly, polite and attentive to your needs. Depending on availability, upgrades on rooms are easily accessible.

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There are a number of packages on offer. To give you some perspective, I have listed some packages below.

'Choose-day' packages offer the option of booking your accommodation on a Tuesday, to receive a bonus gift upon check-in. Free bonuses incorporate 2-for-1 drink voucher, late checkout, free parking and so forth. Stay for two nights or more, and save up to 30% off your nightly room rate. On the other hand, Travelodge Bed & Breakfast Package includes overnight accommodation and a full buffet breakfast for two. Visit this site for a comprehensive list of all the packages.

Ranging from $119 to $350, prices for rooms vary by size of the rooms, dates, seasons and day of the week. Access this site to check rates and availability.

And if you get lucky you could book a room complete with a bird's eye view of the Melbourne city. Your room with a view could offer something like the following:

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By virtue of the prime location of the Travelodge, you will be privy to numerous benefits.

Start your morning with a buffet breakfast at Travleodge or venture outside to experiment with one of the many cafes, located inside Crown Casino, on Swanston Street, on Degraves Street, all only minutes away. Spend the morning doing sightseeing of the Federation Square, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Aquarium, the Shrine of Remembrance and the list goes on. Stroll through the laneway network of Melbourne and discover lovely cafes, restaurants and pubs, tucked away in cosy corners.

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If shopping is your thing, then spend a soul pleasing day exploring the various shopping precincts located at South Wharf (15 minutes away), Swanston Street (10 minutes away), Melbourne Central (15 minutes away). Enjoy a sumptuous lunch and dinner at one of the many renowned restaurants, located in Southbank, on Swanston Street, Chinatown and all across Melbourne CBD.

Dedicate your evening to get a taste of culture and an extravagance of sensory overload at one the many theatres, enjoying a movie in one of the numerous cinemas, trying some exquisite alcoholic beverages at the myriads of pubs and bars. Spend your night exploring the night scene of Melbourne, while swinging yourself to amazing music of all genres at any of the several clubs that call Melbourne home.

Finally call it a day by absorbing in the dazzling Melbourne city lights, before heading to your comfy bed at Travelodge.

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Feel free to read about Melbourne Tourist Attractions. Learn more about engaging in free and entertaining activities in Melbourne. Get your holiday into high gear by reading about some awesome fun things on the weekend in Melbourne.

Visit their website to learn more about Travelodge and start planning your holiday today.
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Phone: 61 3 8696 9600
Where: 9 Riverside Quay, Southbank
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