Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 16 Apr 2013
Total posts 48
Hey everyone, I'm looking for a hotel in Melbourne CBD that has a late checkout e.g. 4pm. Any recommendations would be great. Most hotels I've looked at have a 10am or 1pm checkout, but I really need 4pm or later. Thank you.
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer Platinum
Member since 07 Feb 2013
Total posts 431
No hotel will guarantee to give you that as standard without paying unless you are a top tier member of their program.
Member since 13 Jan 2014
Total posts 57
You could shortcut the top tier need and buy ambassador with IC. This pretty much assures you a 4pm checkout (i have never not been able to get it)
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 29 Nov 2013
Total posts 436
Agree with DP - I've got top tier status with both Starwood and Accor and often use late checkout so as to come back and work further for freshen up before an onward leg
Otherwise, consider the pay to stay longer option...
Etihad - Etihad Guest
Member since 06 Apr 2012
Total posts 78
If your stay in Melbourne is 3 nights or more then you may wish to check out the 'Chic Apertif' special offer running at the Sofitel Melbourne which has a 3pm checkout (they may grant you the extra hour if they are not busy .... and you ask nicely). Good luck.
Member since 24 Apr 2014
Total posts 230
You are better off paying for 2 nights on a last minute website and checking out early
Delta Air Lines - SkyMiles
Member since 14 Apr 2013
Total posts 295
I am a Platiunum Level Memeber of Hyatt Gold Passport and Get late Checkout. I remeber a time when I was just a entry level member and they did not grant me late check out. You Need Status.
Member since 11 Oct 2014
Total posts 336
.. and AUSBT has recently published a nice article on how to upgrade your Hyatt membership to Gold level without any pain at all. :-)
Member since 25 Jan 2013
Total posts 108
I’ve got no status with any of the chains, however I usually play off the fact I am in the industry and Visa Platinum, (which offers 3pm late check out at Park Hyatt and one other place,) and ask the hotel directly. Although one of the earlier posters is correct, I can’t image any hotel guaranteeing it, until the day before as it has to do with when they need that room.
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