Having recently completed a major redevelopment and extension with the addition of two additional levels of accommodation, the Royce Hotel is recognised as one of Melbourne's finest designer five star boutique hotels - winner of the award for the Best Re-Developed Accommodation Hotel at the AHA 2008 State Awards for Excellence.
With its 100 stylish rooms and suites, award winning Dish restaurant and chic bar - the Amberoom, the Royce offers a unique experience for the discerning traveller.
Ideally located on Australia's most famous boulevard, St Kilda Road, the Royce is within walking distance to the fashionable shopping and restaurant precincts of Toorak Road and Chapel Street, Melbourne CBD, Royal Botanic Gardens, Shrine of Remembrance and Albert Park Lake.
The Royce has a variety of beautifully appointed spacious rooms and suites, furnished with contemporary furniture, allowing guests to relax in five star comfort. Following the recent redevelopment, the Royce now offers a substantial number of new rooms, including one bedroom suites (some with kitchenettes), suites with spa bath and LCD TV screen and furnished balcony rooms.
All refurbished guest accommodation rooms now feature 42 inch plasma screens, Italian marble bathrooms, CD players, modern designer furnishings with imported opulent fabrics, 3 direct dial telephones, high speed broadband internet connections, voice mail messaging systems, in room facsimile (on request), in house movies, international news service, complimentary morning newspaper, fully stocked mini-bar, complimentary in room safe, tea/coffee making facilities, international power point, bathrobes, individually controlled heating and air conditioning and panoramic views (some with large private walk out balconies and some with bath spas and LCD screens).
This stylish 5 star property has quickly cemented its status as one of the jewels in Melbourne's accommodation sector. The facilities include the award winning 'Dish" restaurant, the ultra chic Amberoom bar and the Royce Grand Ballroom. Further to this, the Royce hotel provides additional services and facilities designed to ensure your stay is both pleasurable and memorable including a business centre, wireless Broadband internet access, 24 hour reception, 24 hour concierge, gymnasium, lobby book library, valet dry cleaning, valet laundry service, undercover valet security car parking, 24 hour room service, foreign currency exchange, wake up calls, non-smoking rooms, secretarial services, bike hire, banquet and meeting facilities, outdoor courtyard, disabled facilities, baby-sitting service, massage service.
‘Dish' the hotel's award winning restaurant is not your ordinary hotel restaurant. In fact it is nothing like a hotel restaurant. Offering a sophisticated ambience and award winning cuisine, Dish has fast become one of Melbourne's most popular dining destinations. The often changing menu is based on a contemporary Australian cuisine and is influenced by the latest culinary trends. The restaurant boasts an extensive menu, with modern Australian inspired dishes, an extensive wine list with an emphasis on local and Australian wines.
Amberoom, The hotel's popular amberoom bar is a Melbourne icon and has been a popular haunt of many local VIP's and celebrities since the hotel's opening in 2000.The ultra stylish bar was refurbished in July 2006 and features an amber lit bar and a shimmering beaded curtain wall set against dark floors, walls and ceilings.
The hotel offers meeting rooms of various sizes accommodating 2 to 300 people and catering for all types of events.
The Royce Hotel is suited to the discerning corporate or leisure traveller offering luxury accommodation in a central Melbourne location with excellent personalised non obtrusive service.
The Royce Hotel is within easy walking distance to the Royal Botanic Gardens, The Shrine of Remembrance, Albert Park Lake and golf course, The Victorian Arts Centre, The Melbourne Concert Hall and popular restaurant and shopping precincts such as Toorak Road, Chapel Street and Southbank.
The Royce hotel is further conveniently located just a five minute tram ride from the Melbourne CBD and casino.
Attractions and Landmarks:
Botanic Gardens (0.2km), Albert Park Lake (home to Grand Prix, 0.2km), Luna Park (2.5km), Melbourne Cricket Ground (2km), Melbourne Park (home to Australian Open Tennis, 2km), Crown Casino (3km), Melbourne Zoo (7km), Melbourne Arts Centre (2km), Southgate (2km), Melbourne Aquarium (2.5km), Melbourne Aquatic Centre (1km), Albert Park Golf Course (18 holes, 1km), beach (2.5km), tennis (1.5km), jogging (Botanic Gardens or Albert Park Lake).