Mother's Day: Out of the Box Gifts

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, International Siblings Day, World Poetry Day , International Migratory Bird day… etc  etc etc When does it end? Is this really necessary? Is it really as important to honour the migrating birds of the world as it is to consider the love sacrifice and (let’s face it) sufferance, of every Mother and […]

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What's on for NYE 2016/2017

With upcoming Christmas preparations who has time to be thinking about New Years Eve celebrations already? Melbourne has so many amazing events in the CBD and outer city areas, we’ve combined some of our favourites for those feeling indescisive about any plans.        1. The Buckingham International, Highett Not to toot our own horn but […]

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Celebrate Christmas Day at the Buckingham International

Every year The Buckingham International throws a fabulous Christmas day celebration. This year we are now fully booked out but places are still available for our New Year’s Eve Celebration! **  TRADITIONAL LUNCH FULLY BOOKED ** ** BUFFET LUNCH FULLY BOOKED **

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DIY Wedding Ideas

A wedding can be expensive. Once you add up all the costs, the dress, catering, venue – it can all add up.  Why not lessen the costs for your wedding with this simple DIY projects which don’t take long, don’t cost much and still look professionally made.    1. Wedding Favors It’s always nice to […]

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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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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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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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