Hotel Lindrum unveils one-of-a-kind Memorable Moment package and rebrands to MGallery

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MGallery, Accor’s Collection of distinctive boutique hotels has added one of Melbourne’s most treasured hotels, Hotel Lindrum to its bourgeoning collection, heralding an exciting time for the brand in Australia. Named after Walter A. Lindrum, an acclaimed billiard player who used to play on the premises, the hotel is set to lure guests with a specially crafted Memorable Moment package as it joins the MGallery Collection.

Hotel Lindrum, a boutique haven with Australia’s richest billiard legacy has today (14 November 2012) joined Accor’s exclusive MGallery Collection of hotels and becomes the fifth Australian hotel to join the portfolio.

In becoming part of the Collection, the hotel joins a number of nationally and internationally revered hotels, including the recently rebranded Como Melbourne and Harbour Rocks Hotel in Sydney, as well as the Baltimore in Paris, Vie Hotel Bangkok and St-Ermin’s in London.

With chic sophistication and a unique charm, Hotel Lindrum epitomizes Melbourne unlike any other hotel. When it opened its doors in 1999 after long being home to the famed Lindrum Billiard Centre, Hotel Lindrum introduced a new concept to Melbourne’s hotel scene and was one of the first boutique hotels to open in the city.

Now, as it joins the MGallery Collection while bearing a legacy of immaculate service, the 4.5-star hotel is set to garner an even stronger following amongst national and international guests while offering a one-of-a-kind package, a hallmark of MGallery hotels.

Hotel Lindrum’s General Manger, Anne Marie Lennon, said the rebrand presented an exciting time for the hotel and that the special Memorable Moment package which has been designed as part of the rebrand, pays tribute to the history of the hotel.

“The values the MGallery Collection embodies of elegance and discreetness underpin exactly what Hotel Lindrum is, discreet style and sophistication delivered with warmth and genuine hospitality. Hotel Lindrum has always been known for its boutique charm and personalised service, and I’m thrilled to see the hotel transition to become part of the MGallery Collection, which is all about authentic hotel experiences.
“In other exciting developments, the specially designed Memorable Moment package we have come up with really showcases the hotel and pays homage to our namesake and the wonderful achievements of Walter Lindrum and I’m pleased to be able to offer our guests this unique opportunity”.

The Memorable Moment, a defining link in any MGallery story, is not accessible to the general public and only available to guests of the hotel. Hotel Lindrum’s Memorable Moment package includes a private billiard lesson with Robby Foldvari, a Triple World Champion billiard player, on the hotel’s original billiard table from the Lindrum Billiard Centre. A 5-course degustation dinner for two in felt restaurant then follows, while overnight accommodation in a Junior suite is included in the package.

The price of the Memorable Moment package is $1570.

In becoming part of the MGallery Collection, other added features include the antipasto Lindrum Grazing Plate on the menu at felt restaurant, as well as a complimentary welcome tea of Turkish Apple and Cinnamon Tisane upon arrival.

All of Hotel Lindrum’s 59 beautifully appointed guestrooms are generous in size and have Molton Brown amenities, a pillow menu, complimentary high-speed broadband internet and some have picturesque views overlooking Melbourne Park and the Botanical Gardens.

Junior suites are ideal for the traveller who wants a little added space and luxury with its solid wooden divider inset and television separating the bedroom from an intimate sitting area, which features a second television and chaise sofa.

Guests can enjoy a game of snooker in the Billiard Room at any time of day and soak in the legacy of what once was. Surrounded with memorabilia of the world renowned Walter Lindrum in his championship era, the Billiard Room offers a glimpse into the fascinating history of Hotel Lindrum and offers a relaxing place to unwind.

For guests not wanting to venture far for fine dining, felt restaurant boasts an impressive seasonal menu and contemporary furnishings. felt is stylish and intimate, and has gained a reputation as one of Melbourne’s fine dining establishments.

Only steps away, Back Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a coffee or night cap and features luxurious leather sofas, an open fireplace and extensive selection of premium wines, beers, spirits and cocktails.

Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel and in-room facials, massages and same day laundry valet service can all be arranged on request.

With its prime location on Flinders Street, Hotel Lindrum is in the heart of Australia’s fashion and dining capital, with easy access to all this world famous city has to offer including the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Tennis Centre, Melbourne’s Casino, Convention & Exhibition Centre, boutique shopping, restaurants and cafés, Victorian Arts Centre, Federation Square, Southbank Precinct and Hamer Hall.

Now, as the hotel becomes part of the highly respected MGallery Collection, Hotel Lindrum is set to further cement its status as a leading boutique hotel, while bringing the treasured history of one of Melbourne’s landmark buildings to life.

Room rates at Hotel Lindrum start from $215

Hotel Lindrum MGallery “Memorable Moment” package, $1570

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