Seven Hotels from Melbourne Recognised in the 2010 HotelClub Hotel Awards

October 03, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
October 3, 2010, Melbourne, a world-leading global accommodation website offering hotel and accommodation bookings, today announced seven winners from Melbourne in the HotelClub Hotel Awards 2010.

HotelClub Hotel Awards is a flagship programme from HotelClub that will this year honour outstanding hotels via two award types the Popular Destinations awards and the Best Kept Secrets awards. The Popular Destinations awards are split into categories for Outstanding Value, Outstanding Service and Outstanding Luxury, honouring HotelClub's most outstanding hotels in the most popular hotel destinations around the world. In contrast, the Best Kept Secrets awards are divided into Outstanding Beach Resort, Outstanding Secluded Boutique Hotel and Top Hotel on a Shoestring Budget categories that give recognition to the most outstanding hotels in the hottest up-and-coming destinations for 2010.

This year, seven award-winning Melbourne hotels have been recognised under the Popular Destinations awards. Two of the winners have won in two separate categories. The winners are as follows:

Winners in the Outstanding Value category

- Cube Serviced Apartments Melbourne
- Causeway 353 Hotel Melbourne
- Atlantis Hotel Melbourne

Winners in the Outstanding Service category

- Crown Towers Hotel Melbourne
- Hilton Melbourne South Wharf Hotel
- Medina Executive Northbank Melbourne

Winners in the Outstanding Luxury category

- Crown Towers Hotel Melbourne
- Stamford Plaza Melbourne Hotel
- Hilton Melbourne South Wharf Hotel

The Popular Destinations winners have been selected based on genuine guest reviews posted on

The three winning Melbourne hotels and seven other Melbourne finalists in each category will receive a beautifully designed certificate for their lobby or reception area. Furthermore, they will enjoy extensive promotion by HotelClub over the next 12 months.

For example, the 10 Melbourne hotels in each category will be listed on HotelClub's brand-new Hotel Awards mini-site and will be flagged in HotelClub's search results with a special hotel awards ribbon. HotelClub will also promote the hotels through social media including blogs, Facebook and Twitter. The extensive awards promotion ultimately benefits travellers in helping them make better informed choices on their hotel bookings. Travellers are further rewarded when booking with HotelClub through the pioneering HotelClub Rewards Program, where every booking made earns them HotelClub Member Dollars, which can be used on their next booking.

Said Timothy Hughes, HotelClub's Vice President of Hotel Services for Asia Pacific: "HotelClub sends our heartiest congratulations to all the winners of the Hotel Awards 2010. The Best Kept Secrets winners have risen to the top based on objective assessments by HotelClub's team of experts. The Popular Destinations winners have been selected based on genuine guest reviews posted on We look forward to enduring partnerships with the winners over the next 12 months and beyond."

HotelClub is a world leading global accommodation website offering cheap hotel deals and accommodation bookings for up to 12 months in advance. Established in 1996, HotelClub provides consumers with over 69,000 accommodation choices in over 7,300 cities worldwide throughout 138 countries. is a truly global offering with its services available in fourteen languages. The company operates three websites, and

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