SPRING means many things - thankfully one of them is the end of the football season for another year.
For those who love their AFL, the perfectly positioned Crossley Hotel in Melbourne has teamed with its Little Bourke Street neighbour, Mrs Parma's Bar & Bistro, to provide fans with a traditional footy fever experience.
This means you can enjoy a Melbourne institution with a 'parma and a beer' before or after the game.
Mrs Parma's is Melbourne's first and only bar/bistro specialising in parmagianas and Victorian micro brewery beers. (Go to www.mrsparmas.com.au for more on this odd combination).
Along with the tucker and ale, you can enjoy overnight accommodation with complimentary upgrade to a superior room at The Crossley and a late checkout to 1pm from just $199 per room per night (based on twin share).
There's always the chance that you might find yourself in Melbourne and NOT want to take advantage of screaming fans baying for blood at the MCG, in which case The Crossley provides boutique hotel room and apartment style accommodation, conveniently situated in the heart of Melbourne's Chinatown and a stone's throw to myriad shops, Melbourne's fabulous laneway restaurants and bars, and close to public transport - yes, including the tram to the MCG.
Offer is valid throughout September 2009, subject to availability.
For more on the Footy Fever package phone (03) 9639 1639 or go to www.crossleyhotel.com.au
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