Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations

After all that stress of planning the wedding, it’s time to unwind and spend some time with your significant other. We’ve put together some Summer Honeymoon Destinations which have been personally reviewed by our staff and guests.  1. Kangaroo Island, Australia Kanagaroo is renowned for it’s wildlife and its natural scenery. Southern Ocean Lodge is located on […]

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Summer Wedding Trends

Looking to tie the knot with your significant other in summer? We’ve picked some of our favourite summer wedding trends for you!   1. Minimilistic decor: Don’t go to over board with a whole heap of flowers and lights. Keep it simple to enjoy the summer with a outdoor location, perhaps besides a pool with […]

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AFL Grand Final Day 2016

This Saturday 1st October, the Sydney Swans take on the Western Bulldogs at the MCG. The game starts at 2.30pm. To all of our guests, be sure to switch the Foxtel on in your rooms and tune into the game! For those who want to kick back and enjoy the game from our restaurant, come and […]

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Certificate of Excellence: 2015 Winner!

Best Western PLUS Buckingham International AWARDED 2015 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE   Recognised as a Top Performing Hotel/Motel as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site   Melbourne, Victoria, Australia–2nd June 2015 – Best Western PLUS Buckingham International today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth […]

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Happy Easter from all of us at The Buckingham International!

  The festivities continue with Easter quickly approaching! Now is the time to start planning for the long weekend, whether it is visiting friends and family or going away for a holiday, we welcome Easter with open arms! To celebrate this joyful season here are 5 Easter fun facts! The name Easter owes its origin […]

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Changes to High Tea for 2015

This year we continue our High Tea, with a few changes. It’s from 1.30-3.30 pm every second Sunday (which started from the 1st of February) and has a variety of delicious savories and sweets. You can find the menu on our website for all details. So come down Every Second Sunday and treat yourself, your friends and family […]

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What did our guests think of us during December and January?

Some reviews we’ve received over the summer break! As Summer has proven to be a busy and festive one we are proud of our staff who worked through it and the guests who also provided some great comments on our services and facilities. Some key points were: Location, being conveniently close to the train station […]

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Melbourne is getting ready for Australian Open 2015 and so are we….

It is one of the life time experiences of anyone’s life and we highly recommend to whoever is in to tennis; they should watch a live match if given chance. We thought to share some interesting facts about Australian Open Tournament with you. Prize money The Australian Open will offer record prize money of AUD$36.3 […]

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What did our guests think of us this November?

Well, we are quite proud to say that all our team’s hard work has paid off and we have received excellent reviews on all the major websites this month.     So, we have been proven one of the best choices of accommodation in southern region of Melbourne ticking all the boxes such as ü  […]

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Boxing Day Test 2014

With the excitement and exhaustion of Christmas Day over, the #Boxing Day Test at the #MCG is one of Australia’s most popular sporting events. Reasons for this go well beyond the fact that cricket in Melbourne, and indeed Australia, attracts loyal supporters. The popularity of the Boxing Day Test also has something to do with Australia’s […]

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