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  • The Langham, Melbourne voted top hotel in AU/NZ

    October 10, 2019

    Congratulations to The Langham, Melbourne named the #1 hotel in Australia and New Zealand as voted by the Condé Nast Traveler annual Readers’ Choice Awards for 2019.

    Condé Nast Traveler has announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with The Langham, Melbourne recognised as the Number One Hotel in Australia.

    More than 600 000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today. 

    The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”  The full list of winners can be found here.

    “We are delighted to receive this recognition and really appreciate that our guests took the time to submit The Langham, Melbourne into the Readers’ Choice Awards. Many of our guests reaffirmed that it is our warm hospitality and colleagues that sets us apart. We are very honoured and will celebrate this accolade with our team in Melbourne,” said Stefan Leser, chief executive officer, Langham Hospitality Group.

    “During the voting period, The Langham, Melbourne hosted thousands of international guests, many of whom return to the hotel each year, especially during the city’s major events, the Australian Open and Australian Grand Prix.  We have over 400 colleagues employed to run and manage our 388 room hotel. I am very proud of our team in Melbourne who consistently delivers exceptional service which we are known for,” adds Leser.  

    While the hotel’s commitment to service remains consistent, The Langham, Melbourne prides itself on identifying opportunities to create memorable experiences for its guests.

    This year, The Langham, Melbourne has launched a number of new initiatives including Season’s Harvest at Melba Restaurant where up to 70% of all produce and wine is sourced within Victoria, unveiled The Residence by Kerrie Hess, enhanced the hotel’s Aria Bar & Lounge and introduced a new glamping package for children, complete with an adorable teepee for the hotel’s younger guests. 

    The Langham, Melbourne is gearing up for a busy calendar of special events including the Spring Racing Carnival and festive season where it’s anticipated the hotel’s Langham pink bicycles will be in high demand and the hotel’s picturesque pool deck will be a magnet for guests seeking to enjoy Melbourne’s warmer months.

    The Langham Melbourne

    The 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.