Welcome to Melbourne, a coffee-loving, laneway-filled urban oasis that's equal parts trendy and trendsetting. Feel the electric excitement in the air as you immerse yourself in the country's sporting capital during one of the most thrilling events on the calendar – the Australian Open 2024. Today, make your way to Crown Metropol Melbourne, situated in the heart of Southbank's Crown entertainment complex, for check-in any time after 2pm. Here you'll enter a world of high-end luxury and modern design, superbly situated on the fringes of the city. This grandiose hotel transports its guests to an age of opulent glamour while offering a superior level of luxury, service and hospitality.
Drop your bags and head to Melbourne Park, just a short tram ride away – your package includes ground passes and reserved seating on the first evening, when you will witness history at the Women's Finals match. Get swept up in the tense rallies and lunging volleys at Rod Laver Arena, heart of the make-or-break Grand Slam stories.
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