Stylish hotel located in the heart of the Victoria city
Located at the heart of the Victoria city, the Mercure Hotel Geelong is a stylish and contemporary establishment that offers guests comfort and convenience.
As well as being conveniently positioned close to many city centre attractions as well as the coastal beaches, the 4-star property also offers a wide range of facilities for guests to enjoy.
Each of the 138 guestrooms is decorated and furnished contemporarily, featuring many browns and blues. Large windows, which open for additional fresh air, allow for plenty of light as well as fantastic views of the cityscape or bay area.
Each is equipped with an en-suite bathroom and a well-appointed bedroom. Guests can expect flat screen cable television, direct dial telephone, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, individually controlled air-conditioning units, hairdryer, and iron and ironing board. Families may benefit from interconnecting rooms. Internet connectivity is available throughout the building.
The hotel is equipped to serve both leisure guests and corporate travellers. A modern function centre with state-of-the-art equipment is able to accommodate up to 400 delegates, and can be adjusted to best suit the event, be it theatre style lecture, banquet style luncheon, or trade show exhibit. Its also an ideal venue for those looking for to celebrate a wedding, anniversary, or birthday with a large number of friends.
For those who try and get a little exercise in wherever they go, the outdoor swimming pool and gymnasium is a suitable destination. The hotel spa is perfect for those that enjoy relaxing treatments and therapies.
Guests at the Mercure Hotel Geelong are welcome to start off their day with a buffet breakfast in the Zenith Restaurant and Bar. The hotel dining room offers a choice of cooked and cold dishes that will please any visitor. During the evening the restaurant serves an a la carte menu consisting of mostly local dishes, including Portarlington Mussels. The bar hosts a good selection of beers and local wines, making it an ideal spot to close out a long day or start off a busy night.
Geelong, which lays about 75 kilometres south-west of Melbourne, is a featured stop along the Great Ocean Road. This is one of the attractions any visitor to the region should try and see. Located between the Victoria cities of Warrnambool in the west and Torquay in the east, the road hugs to the coast, offering stunning views of many of the naturally occurring geological landmarks, including the Twelve Apostles, London Arch, and The Grotto.
Closer to town the hotel offers access to a wide range of shops, restaurants, and the Eastern Beach Waterfront and Corio Bay. As well as picturesque beaches, visitors can enjoy a range of water-sports here.
Other attractions in and around the city that guests at the Mercure Hotel Geelong might enjoy include the Geelong Performing Arts Centre, the Old Geelong Gaol, numerous wineries and vineyards, golf courses, the Narna Creations Aboriginal Culture Centre , and Kardinia Park (also known as Skilled Stadium), home to the Geelong Cats, the second oldest team in the Australian Football League.\