Enjoy a Winter Wonderland with Accor Hotels


In our part of the world, winter in Australia runs from June to August. Across Australia and New Zealand, winter brings a range of climates. Depending on where you are, you may be able to enjoy brisk morning walks or go skiing in snowfields.

As one of Australia’s largest hotel operators, Accor have hotels across Australia and New Zealand. As a result, no matter what you are looking to do this winter, Accor hotels are sure to have something for you.

Fairmont Resort & Spa Blue Mountains MGallery by Sofitel

Fairmont Resort & Spa Blue Mountains - MGallery

Fairmont Resort & Spa Blue Mountains – MGallery (image: Accor)

Perched on the edge of Australia’s World Heritage Blue Mountains, you’ll find the Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains. Just 90 minutes west of Sydney, the Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains is the pinnacle of accommodation in Leura.

Consisting of 224 rooms, the resort includes indoor & outdoor pool, tennis court, KidsZone, three restaurants, whiskey bar and the Ubika Day Spa.

Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne On Spencer

Movenpick Melbourne on Spencer

Movenpick Melbourne on Spencer

The 5-star Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer was the second Mövenpick in Australia. Situated opposite Southern Cross station, it is in an ideal location to access all that Melbourne has to offer.

Don’t forget the signature Movenpick chocolate happy hour. During the happy hour, you can indulge in a range of daily chocolate creations. The daily chocolate hour is on offer in the lobby bar between 4.30 pm and 5.30 pm.

The hotel also features the well-regarded Miss Mi restaurant. The winner of a Good Foods chefs hat, Miss Mi offers a culinary journey across Asia. Here, you might find dishes like Ora King salmon coconut curry or crispy pork belly.

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Centrally located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, you’ll find the Novotel Queenstown Lakeside Hotel. Just 15 minutes from the Queenstown airport, it offers the ideal base to explore all that Queenstown has to offer.

The hotel offers 273 accommodation rooms with spectacular alpine, garden, and lake views. You can start the day with a buffet breakfast at Elements restaurant. In the evening, you can dine on one of the international dishes on the menu.

Further afield, the Queenstown Skyline Gondola cable car station is a 10-minute walk from the hotel. From here you can take the ride to the top of Bob’s Peak

Of course, being in Queenstown, you are in snow country. The hotel has you covered, offering ski rack facilities to store ski and snowboards during your stay.

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