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RADISSON ON FLAGSTAFF GARDENS – 20th Birthday celebrations with 2,000 gourmet sausage sizzle give-away on Thursday 8 February 2018

February 3, 2018 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne, part of global hospitality company, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has maintained a strong presence in the Melbourne hospitality market for the past 20 years.Originally the Victoria Police headquarters from 1977 until 1995, the building received a multimillion-dollar conversion during 1997-98 to become Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne.

Situated in a prime position at the top end of Melbourne CBD, the hotel has experienced twenty successful years, driving both domestic and international visitation and has been recognized with a multitude of awards for its service and product.

In 2017 the hotel was recognised with Best Environmental and Energy Efficient Practice by Tourism Accommodation Australia (VIC), finalist for Hospitality Management (HM) and TAA award categories and acknowledged by both TripAdvisor and Hotels.com with Certificate of Excellence.

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the hotel has launched a year-long of activities which will begin on Thursday, 8th February. The hotel plans to give away 2,000 gourmet sausages at Flagstaff Gardens from 11:30am -1:30pm. The cook-off welcomes city residents, the public and local office workers serving up “good old Aussie snags” accompanied by homemade chutney from the hotel’s awardwinning
HQ’s on William Restaurant and Bar. The hotel will also donate some of these treats to Sacred Heart Mission.

In true celebratory style, the hotel has launched a $199 weekend city escape package including accommodation and breakfast for two, valet parking, welcome bubbles, late check-out and complimentary Wi-Fi; aimed at ensuring guests make the most of their visit to what is recognized as the most livable city in the world.

“The success of the hotel over the past 20 years can be put down to a number of attributable factors, including consistent service, its ideal location at the top end of the city with ease of access to freeways, opposite Flagstaff Gardens and station, adjacent to Queen Victoria market – a Melbourne must-do and within the Melbourne free tram zone. The hotel is ideally located for ease of access to the best combination of nature and city and has maintained a consistent level of service, welcoming many loyal guests,” said general manager Clinton Farley.

Along with many key celebratory activities throughout the hotels’ 20th year, inspired by the number 20; the hotel has committed to raising $20,000 during the year for a local charity. Globally, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group maintains a key focus on engaging in community and environmental practices through the company’s Responsible Business focus.

“Birthdays are also a time to think fresh! 2018 will mark the beginning of the hotel’s rooms refurbishment project, commencing with the business class floors. The refresh will welcome acomplete redesign to the look and feel of our rooms and ensure guests continue to experience a great night’s sleep and comfort. The team is extremely excited about 2018 and the activities surrounding the properties 20th birthday,” said Mr Farley.

Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne offers 184 rooms, and is served by a meetings/functions/banquet level (capacity ranging from 10 to 160 for sit down, 220 for cocktailstyle) and HQ’s which seats 80.

HQ’s on William, recognized with TAA’s Hotel Restaurant (All Day Dining) of the Year in 2016 and finalist in 2017, offers ground floor-to-ceiling windows facing William and A’Beckett Streets, clear views for diners and for the local community’s passing foot traffic to see inside.

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