Set in stunning surrounds and located within the Crown Metropol Perth lobby, Atrium is one of Perth’s finest buffet dining venues. Atrium finishes five food preparation stations, where you can watch your chef prepare your dish in front of your eyes.
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8 Whiteman Street,3006Melbourne
Rising above Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank precinct, Crown Towers offers spacious luxury rooms with views of the city or Port Phillip Bay. Each room features original artworks and marble bathrooms.
Each room includes a large plasma-screen TV with laptop video-on-demand system, an iPod docking station, and a separate dressing room. The city and bay views are framed by floor-to-ceiling windows.
Guests at Crown Towers Melbourne have access to the restaurants, cinemas, nightclubs, bars and shopping within the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex.
Crown Spa offers a range of facials, massages, beauty treatments and therapies. It also has a 23 m heated indoor pool, steam room, sun terraces and a fully equipped fitness center.
Located on the southern bank of the Yarra River, Crown Towers is a 10-minute walk from Flinders Street Station.
When would you like to stay?
Facilities of Crown Towers Melbourne
- Live music/Performance
- Live sports events (broadcast)
Food & Drink
- Room service
- Breakfast in the room
- Snack bar
- Special diet meals (on request)
- Kids' meals
Pool and Spa
- Fitness center
- Indoor pool (year-round)
- Heated pool
- Shallow end
- Swimming pool
- Car rental
- Shuttle service (additional charge)
Front Desk Services
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-in/out
- Currency exchange
- Tour desk
- Ticket service
- Baggage storage
- ATM on site
Entertainment & Family Services
- Evening entertainment
- Kids' TV channels
- Dry cleaning
- Ironing service
- Suit press
- Daily housekeeping
- Meeting/Banquet facilities
- Business center
- Hair/Beauty salon
- Gift shop
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- Shops (on site)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Family rooms
- VIP room facilities
- Honeymoon suite
- Soundproof rooms
- Air conditioning
- Designated smoking area
Safety & security
- 24-hour security
- Security alarm
- Smoke alarms
- CCTV in common areas
- CCTV outside property
- Fire extinguishers
- Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
- Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and common areas
- Process in place to check health of guests
- First aid kits available
- Access to healthcare professionals
- Thermometers for guests provided by property
- Face masks for guests available
- Cashless payment available
- Physical distancing rules followed
- Mobile app for room service
- Screens or physical barriers between staff and guests in appropriate areas
Cleanliness & disinfection
- Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
- Linens, towels, and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
- Guest accommodation disinfected between stays
- Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
- Property cleaned by professional cleaning companies
- Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
Food & drink safety
- Physical distancing in dining areas
- Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
- All plates, cutlery, glasses, and other tableware sanitized
- Breakfast to-go containers
- Delivered food covered securely
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 60 per day.
Policies of Crown Towers Melbourne
These are general hotel policies for Crown Towers Melbourne. As they may vary per room type, please also check the room conditions.
From 14:00 hours
Until 11:00 hours
Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to property type.
Children and Extra Beds
Free!Up to three children under 18 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of total guests in a room is 4.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted credit cards
- Debit card
- UnionPay credit card
- Diners Club
- American Express
The property reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.
Please note that there is a 1.2% charge when you pay with a credit card.
Hotel registration and check in is available only to guests who are not prohibited from entering the hotel, are 18 years of age or over, and are recorded on the reservation at the time of booking.
You must show a valid photo ID upon check in. This will be recorded by the property.
For guests paying with cash, EFTPOS or debit card, upon check-in a payment for accommodations is required in full (if not prepaid in advance), plus an additional $200 per night is required as security for any incidental costs, including damage associated with the room.
If staying in a premium room type, an additional credit card pre-authorization of $500 per night, not exceeding $2,000 for bookings of more than 4 nights is required as security for any incidental costs, including damage associated with the room.
In all other room types, an additional credit card pre-authorization of $100 per night is required as security for any incidental costs, including damage associated with the room.
Purchases made throughout the stay must be paid for when ordered.
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60 Minutes has revealed the secret inner workings of Australia’s biggest casino, its ties to Chinese crime bosses and communist party figures, drug syndicates, money launderin...
60 Minutes has revealed the secret inner workings of Australia’s biggest casino, its ties to Chinese crime bosses and communist party figures, drug syndicates, money laundering and alleged sex trafficking rings. CREDIT: 60 Minutes
The 60 Minutes team. Picture: Channel 9Source:Channel 9
Channel 9 had built it up as a story that would “rock the foundations of Australia”, but a 60 Minutes investigation into Crown casinos left many viewers unimpressed.
The year-long investigation looked at tens of thousands of leaked emails which show the secret inner workings of Australia’s biggest casino.
The Sunday night current affairs show claims these emails show Crown’s links to Chinese crime bosses and communist party figures, drug syndicates, money laundering and alleged sex trafficking rings.
In a promo released a few days ago, 60 Minutes said the episode would feature “a story so important it can’t be missed”, which was “set to rock the foundations of Australia”.
The show came about as a result as a major investigation into Crown casinos. Picture: Channel 9Source:Supplied
However, from the get-go it was clear that many viewers felt let down — saying they felt the episode had been massively over-hyped.
Others pointed out that ABC’s Four Cornersran a similar story in 2017 called “Crown Confidential” which included allegations that Crown had “developed a business model based on luring rich Chinese, known as VIP high rollers, to its casinos … in a country where gambling and promoting gambling are illegal”.
The #Ashes promo has been the most exciting part of this earth shattering #60mins story.— Megan Hustwaite (@MeganHustwaite) July 28, 2019
But The Age journalist behind the story, Nick McKenzie, defended the 60 Minutes exclusive, calling on viewers to judge the story not the promo.
Gay, Mike- I hope you judge the show on its merits, not on the promo!! I reckon you might be surprised at what else we’ve found.— Nick McKenzie (@Ageinvestigates) July 27, 2019
Others came to the show’s defence, saying it exposed an obscene level of corporate greed in Australia and posed serious questions for the Federal government — particularly given it claimed the Australian Consulate was helping Crown by handing out hundreds of visas to dubious gamblers.
Sacked Border Force Commissioner, Roman Quaedvlieg, even claimed he was encouraged by ministers to help fast-track Crown’s Chinese high rollers through Australia’s borders.
Public interest #journalism bravo @Ageinvestigates we need more of this reporting. Revelations which surely must lead to action by regulators and governments. #60minuteshttps://t.co/aPIAGi1fDg— Jules Hope (@HopeJules) July 28, 2019
Dirty money, dirty politics - no excuses anymore - we need a National ICAC and we need it now! #60Minutes Thanks @quaedvliegs for keeping the bastards honest as usual! https://t.co/xTKpCSEjeN— Jacqui Lambie (@JacquiLambie) July 28, 2019
WHAT DID 60 MINUTES UNCOVER?
The investigation by The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and 60 Minutes, aided by one of the biggest leaks of corporate data in Australia, showed how Crown helped bring criminals into Australia — raising “serious national security concerns”.
One of the journalists who worked on the story, Nick McKenzie, said the emails showed a “lust for profits-proven arrogant culture where almost anything, including courting people with ties to the criminal underworld was not only allowed but encouraged”.
The story alleges that Crown broke Chinese law by promoting gambling and paying Chinese sales staff bonuses to lure big gamblers Down Under.
60 Minutes followed a former employee of Crown Resorts, Jenny Jiang, who spent four weeks in a Chinese prison with drug dealers, pickpockets and prostitutes after she was arrested in October 14, 2016.
Former Crown employer Jenny Jiang spent four weeks in a Chinese prison. Picture: Channel 9Source:Supplied
She was arrested in 2016. Picture: Channel 9Source:Supplied
She was one of 19 Crown staff, including three Australians, who were held in custody and convicted of breaching Chinese laws that ban gambling and its promotion.
These laws include the luring of groups of high-rollers to offshore casinos, which she said she was helping facilitate in her role with Crown.
She also claimed Australian consulate offices in China were helping Crown get fast-tracked visas and she was offered a $60,000 payment offer from Crown to keep quiet about its overseas activities.
Sacked Border Force Commissioner, Roman Quaedvlieg, also appeared on 60 Minutes and said he knew how well-connected Crown was to the Federal Government.
He said he was encouraged by several members of parliament, including two ministers, to help fast-track Crown’s Chinese high rollers through Australia’s borders.
Roman Quaedvlieg said Crown is well-connected within the Federal Government. Picture: AAP Image/Mick TsikasSource:AAP
“I spoke to a sitting member of parliament in addition to two ministers … indicating that Crown, and subsequently the junket operators that worked with Crown, weren’t receiving a facilitated service for private jets coming into Australia, into Perth and Melbourne, and were seeking some arrangements which smoothed out the processes there a little,” Mr Quaedvlieg said.
“It’s very clear that there was a powerful constituency behind the entreaty.”
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In a statement to The Age, Crown Resorts denied any breach of Chinese law and added it had not been charged with an offence in China.
James Packer, who was not a Crown executive or director at the time and who sold half his stake in the company for $1.76 billion earlier this year, “adamantly” denied knowledge of Crown’s activities in China with his lawyer telling The Age the businessman had a “passive role” in events.
James Packer ‘adamantly’ denied knowledge of Crown’s activities in China. Picture: AAP Image/Tracey NearmySource:AAP
Reporter Allison Langdon concluded 60 Minutes by saying Mr Packer did not want to be interviewed for the story.
“But he told us he had no knowledge or involvement in the issues we have raised tonight,” she said. “And despite being the major shareholder and public face of the company, he emphasised he was not a director of Crown Resorts at the time its employees were imprisoned in China and hadn’t been for many months before that.”
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She added a Crown Resorts spokesperson told them the company does not discuss its relationships with junket operators and other individuals.
“We were also told that even though 19 of its staff pleaded guilty and were convicted and imprisoned in China, Crown didn’t breach Chinese law,” she said. “It seems corporate arrogance has hit a new low.”