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The Literary Collection Dinner with Robyn Annear

MGallery Hotels with The Wheeler Centre presents The MGallery Literary Collection series. The Grand Hotel Melbourne invites you to the next in the series of delicious. literary evenings. with special guest, proclaimed Australian author, Robyn Annear. Robyn Annear was born in Melbourne in 1960. As a historian and author, she spends her time on her property in Castlemaine writing and researching. She is best known for her books Bearbrass: Imagining Early Melbourne and A City Lost and Found: Whelan the Wrecker’s Melbourne, Robyn Annear is also the author of an unpublishable novel set in the city in 1893. Champagne & canapés on arrival 4 Course dinner and wine $125 per person RSVP: Call 1300 361 455 or Find out more here:

The Grand Hotel: Old World Exterior, Contemporary Styled Interior

Written by guest blogger,  Little Miss Melbourne. Standing proud on the cusp of Melbourne CBD and the Docklands, consuming an entire block from Flinders Street up to Collins, the Grand Hotel Melbourne is, well, grand.  This splendid heritage-listed building originally built in the 1880’s today offers four and a half star accommodation with studio and loft-style one and two bedroom hotel apartments.  It’s an exciting time for the Grand Hotel Melbourne, too, with a recent refurbishment to their generous, classic rooms.  While the hotel continues to ooze old world charm and sophistication, the hotel has done an excellent job with bringing the historic building forward, yet again, into the current day. Location Just a three minute walk to Southern Cross Station, the hotel is literally on the door step to Melbourne’s many offerings including Crown Casino, Etihad Stadium, Docklands, Melbourne Aquarium, DFO South Wharf and Southbank.  Stroll into town or use the free City Circle tram just outside the hotel to explore the city and all which it is famous for from shopping to coffee, …