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    Your health and safety are our absolute priority here at Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. We have some of the most stringent cleaning standards and operational protocols in the world of hospitality right here in Melbourne at the Novotel Melbourne Central and Ibis Melbourne Central, many of which are further enhanced above and beyond government guidelines and regulations. Welcoming, safeguarding and taking care of others is at the very heart of what we do and who we are at Melbourne Central Hotels. The health, safety and well-being of our Heartists (team members), guests, loyalty members and partners remains our top priority as Victoria goes through the unprecedented challenges associated with Covid-19. As a part of the Accor hotel network, we alongside many other sister brands here in Melbourne have been prioritising the safety and wellbeing of employees and customers and on a daily basis for more than 25 years, thanks to our high standards of hygiene and cleanliness applied by all our brands from Economy through to luxury. Today, due to the Covid-19 pandemic and to ensure guest safety with the continued operation of both Novotel Melbourne Central and Ibis Melbourne Central, we have elevated those norms even further by launching the ALLSAFE. This label and accreditation represents some of the most stringent cleaning standards and operational protocols in the world of hospitality and we are delighted to bring it all to life here in our two Melbourne hotels. Following the recent launch of ALLSAFE …

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  • Sparkle Moments

    How we continue to create sparkle moments in a Melbourne Hotel during COVID-19. So many of us are unable to travel due to Government regulations, border closures and just a general fear of the unknown, which all makes sense at this time. With many hotels in Melbourne currently closed due to travel and tourism downturns, there are still a few of us open and servicing the needs of those guests that are traveling for essential reasons. One thing that COVID-19 has taught us, is that there are new ways of experiencing everyday life. This includes the way we commute, travel and stay. Whilst restrictions continue to change, our obsessive passion for our guests here at the Novotel Melbourne Central and Ibis Melbourne Central has not. Of course we need to make sure that there are some extra precautions that need to take place, but by keeping a safe 1.5 metres in distance, adding a face mask and gloves, along with hand washing and sanitising frequently, we can still add that little bit of sparkle to every stay. As business and leisure trips are now far and few between, it’s the moments hotels create now that will give lasting impressions. With rules and regulations placed around human connection, simple things like a smile can still be seen from behind a mask or the genuine nature of asking questions like, “how’s life treating you right now” that create memorable moments. Here at the Melbourne Central Hotels, …

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