Most cities in Australia are to be visited for the ultimate vacation in the kangaroo country. But, it may not happen since you may only have a few days to spare. If so, make sure that you visit Melbourne. Situated in the state of Victoria, Melbourne features impressive landmarks, parks and gardens, plazas and entertainment options to ensure an unforgettable visit. Your first stop should be Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. Here, you can enjoy colorful trees, beautiful lakes and a diverse wildlife. The park makes a perfect spot to relax, have a picnic or exercise. Then, make a stop at Shrine of Remembrance. Set foot in the shrine, absorb the quietness and pay respect to the brave Australian soldiers who sacrificed themselves during the war. Finally, delve into the world of animals by visiting Melbourne Zoo. The zoo is home to over 250 animal species from all over the world. Do not miss the kangaroos, koalas and wombats, Australia’s indigenous animals. What about accommodations? The best places to stay in Melbourne is, of course, hotels with buffets. To make it easy for you, we’ve picked out the 10 best hotels with buffets in Melbourne. Keep reading.
Situated close to Bourke Street shopping mall, The Victoria Hotel features a full buffet breakfast that will make you crave for more. Enjoy a selection of meats, vegetables and fruits, all of which are fresh and delicious. A selection of drinks is also available when you enjoy the buffet, which is available daily from 6.30AM to 10AM. Your room features classical-style furnishings and a modern private bathroom. In addition, you are welcome to enjoy the swimming pool, sauna and rooftop fitness center.
This hotel, which is located just steps away from Etihad Stadium, is a great place to stay if you want to have a relaxed staycation in Melbourne. In the morning, you can enjoy a buffet breakfast with pricing starting from AUD21 (USD15). Choose from a selection of bacon and eggs, cereals, fresh fruit juices, coffee, tea and much more. The buffet breakfast is available daily from 6.30AM to 9.30AM on weekdays and 7AM to 10AM on weekends. You will stay in a room that is equipped with a kitchenette, microwave, private bathroom and other modern amenities.
Treat yourself every morning by having a buffet breakfast at the hotel’s Straits Cafe. With prices that start from AUD30 (USD21), you can have a scrumptious breakfast. International cuisine made from finest local and organic produce is served with a selection of morning beverages from 6AM to 10 AM during weekdays and 6.30 AM to 11 AM on weekends and public holidays. As for your room, enjoy staying in an elegantly furnished guest room or suite, where you can find a cable TV and a private posh bathroom among others. The closest attraction to this hotel is Melbourne Aquarium.
For an excellent dining experience, go to Grand Hyatt Melbourne for your buffet breakfast at Collin’s Kitchen. Open from 6AM to 10.30AM, the restaurant serves a delectable selection of breakfast items with a presentation that is pleasant to the eyes. Try the pastries and danishes as well as the smoked salmon, cheese and whole or cut fresh fruits. Make your tummy happy by adding dumplings, ham and bacon, all for AUD40 (USD 29). The hotel itself features luxury guest rooms and premium suites to accommodate your contemporary living. Nestled on Collins Street, Grand Hyatt Melbourne also boasts its indoor swimming pool, modern fitness center and open-air tennis court.
Another hotel that is known for its exquisite buffet breakfast is Great Southern Hotel Melbourne. Located adjacent to Rialto Towers, the hotel offers two breakfast options: continental breakfast (AUD 15/USD11) and full buffet breakfast (AUD20/USD15) from 6.30AM to 10AM daily. The first serves croissants, danishes, Greek yogurt, a selection of cereals and more, while the latter serves the continental breakfast items plus crispy bacon, hash browns, chipolata and more. For a superb stay, you can also book a room that is equipped with a TV, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities as well as a private modern bathroom.
For a budget hotel, ibis Budget serves a very good selection of items for its buffet breakfast. You can choose from freshly prepared salads and fruits to sausages and cereals to charge your body in the morning. Breakfast is available from 6.30AM to 10AM (weekdays) and 7AM to 10.30AM (weekends and public holidays). What about the rooms? All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with private bathrooms and flat-screen TVs. Staying here means you will be close to Bourke Street Mall and Melbourne Aquarium.
Stay close to the airport and enjoy a lovely evening at the hotel’s a la carte restaurant that serves an international buffet dinner with pricing that starts from AUD26 (USD19) per head. A sumptuous selection of appetizers, pasta, hot and cold dishes, as well as desserts, are available. The hotel itself provides a free airport shuttle service and enjoyable facilities such as an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and free wireless internet.
Those who are traveling to Melbourne on a budget may be interested in booking a private room or a dormitory room at Europa Melbourne that is located within a walking distance of Queen Victoria Market. Other than a room with basic amenities, you can enjoy a free continental buffet breakfast that provides toast, cereals, pancakes and tea or coffee. As a guest, you are also welcome to use the rooftop lounge, shared kitchen, billiards table and more.
Experience excellent services and scrumptious buffet breakfast if you stay at Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne that is situated in the heart of the theater district. Featuring made-to-order morning favorites, fresh bakeries and drinks, the hotel serves it buffet breakfast from 6.30AM to 10 AM (weekdays) and 7AM to 10.30AM (weekends), and you can enjoy the breakfast with a price that starts from AUD26 (USD19). Moreover, enjoy a fantastic stay in a stylish room that comes with a satellite TV and premium bathroom amenities. The hotel also boasts its rooftop swimming pool.
Completing the list of best hotels with buffets in Melbourne is Mercure Welcome Melbourne. Situated close to the city’s best attractions such as Rod Laver Arena and Crown Casino, the hotel offers a great-value buffet breakfast. Open from 6.30AM to 10.30AM, The Louden Kitchen & Grill serves an exquisite variety of seasonal fresh fruits, cereals, hot dishes, yogurt and more. In addition to the on-site restaurant, the hotel features rooms that are equipped with private bathrooms with free toiletries and refrigerators.
Choose Melbourne for a wonderful escape in Australia
Visit Melbourne and stay in the city for a couple of days to enjoy as many attractions as possible and have a wonderful short escape. For a more wonderful experience, stay in a hotel with a buffet option. Your stomach will be pleased and you will be happy.
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