City & Yarra Valley Escape

2 nights at Mercure Welcome Melbourne + Yarra Valley Luxury Overnight Stay + $500 Bonus Value

Selected dates from 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021

from $... per Person
Book by July 31, 2020

Exclusive Inclusions

  • 2 nights in a Superior King Room at Mercure
  • 1 night at Balgownie Estate Vineyard
  • 2 Day Yarra Valley Wine Tour
  • Breakfast Daily

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • Room Upgrade at Mercure
  • Bottle of Sparkling Wine at Mercure
  • Guaranteed late check out at Mercure
  • Bottle of Yering Farm wine per guest

Why We Love It

  • Indulge in delicious food and wine
  • Explore the best of Yarra Valley
  • Friendly expert local guides

Your Holiday Package Inclusions

  • 2 nights in a Superior King Room

Well-equipped with space, comfort and all the facilities needed to make your stay memorable, the Superior King Room has got you covered.

  • Yarra Valley Luxury Overnight 2 Day 1 Night Tour^

The Australian Wine Tour Company presents to you the perfect way to explore and sample your way through Victoria’s Yarra Valley.  This 2 Day Winery Tour with 1 night accommodation at the 4-star Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort and Spa will allow you to indulge in delicious food and wine in a social and fun atmosphere.  Why go for a day when you can have an overnight stay and experience the best that the Yarra Valley area has to offer.

  • Breakfast Daily

Enjoy a delicious, fresh breakfast every morning without having to worry about the bill!

Valid for travel

For travel dates & surcharge information, please see the Travel Dates tab.

$500 Bonus Value

  • Complimentary upgrade from Standard Queen Room to Superior King Room

We’re amping up the luxury even more with an exclusive room upgrade! Enjoy improved views, additional amenities or simply extra space to relax.

  • Bottle of Sparkling Wine on Arrival 

What better way to start your escape then popping a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival. Even better, it’s on us!

  • 1 Bottle of Yering Farm Wine^^

When you arrive at Yerring Farm in the breathtaking Yarra Valley, we will gift you a bottle of wine per person to take home!

  • Guaranteed Late Check-Out of 1pm

Stay a little longer! There’s nothing worse than that mad rush that too often marks the end of an otherwise relaxing holiday. Take your time when you travel with My Holiday Centre! Enjoy a late check-out of 1pm, make the most of one last lazy breakfast, do some last minute shopping and pack all of your things, stress-free!

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi 

Need to stay connected while enjoying your holiday? Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi 24/7 in the hotel foyer during your stay. Keep in touch with home, upload all of your holiday snaps and be the envy of your friends!

Valid for travel: 01 July 2020 – 30 June 2021

For check-in’s that fall on a Wednesday or Thursday add on $100 per person

Superior King Room

Enjoy the extra space of 26sq. metres that includes a king bed, climate control, refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities, ironing board, hairdryer plus more!

Mercure Welcome Melbourne

Be among it all in the heart of the city when you stay at Mercure Welcome Melbourne.  Close to restaurants, bars, cafes, shopping, galleries, shows and events – Mercure Welcome Melbourne has you covered!

Read more about Mercure Welcome Melbourne here


    • Tour/sightseeing desk
    • Air-conditioning
    • High speed internet access
    • TV in rooms
    • 24-hour reception
    • Alarm clock
    • Coin Op. laundry
    • Elevators/Lifts
    • Hairdryer
    • Heating
    • Internet
    • Iron/Board
    • Laundry service
    • Luggage storage
    • Parking nearby
    • Satellite/Cable TV
    • Shower only
    • Tea/Coffee making
    • Washer/Dryer
    • Safe deposit box
    • Refrigerator
    • Onsite Restaurant
    • Lounge/Bar
    • Coffee Shop
    • Room service (dinner only)
  • Please Note: Some resort facilities may incur additional charges

Valid for new bookings only. Prices are correct at time of publication and are subject to change, cancellation or withdrawal without notice. Accommodation is subject to availability. Insurance is not included and is strongly recommended. All prices are in Australian Dollars per person twin share unless stated otherwise. Charges may apply for changes or cancellations to your holiday.

~Cancel Anytime applies to new bookings. Cancellation must occur before 30 September 2020. Cancellation after this date will be subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions.

~$99 Deposit this first deposit amount secures the promotional package price.

~Flexible booking Allows you to make changes to your quote up until the second deposit is made.

^Yarra Valley Luxury Overnight 2 Day 1 Night Tour:

Day 1: Board our Yarra Valley Wine Experience – Enjoy personalized tour in the company of an average number of 12 -24 people. Our AWTC Wine Expert guide who will entertain guests while taking in the sights during the journey to the Yarra Valley.

After an approx. 1-hour transfer to Yarra Valley we arrive at a premium cellar door to enjoy the first tasting.

Guests will learn how to swirl, sniff, slurp and then enjoy an extensive cellar door tasting at an iconic Yarra Valley cellar door. The next destination is Balgownie Estate, with spectacular views and a great display on the history of winemaking.

The cellar door staff will share some of their great wines with guests before moving into Rae’s restaurant for a delicious 1 course lunch to include a glass of wine and tea or coffee.

Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort and Spa your overnight destination

After lunch clients say goodbye to the group and make your way to reception to check in for a relaxing overnight stay.

Accommodation is a 1-bedroom Spa Suite.

There are activities to enjoy in the afternoon to include complimentary access to the Health Club (experience pool, steam room and gym equipment). Leisure facilities include tennis court, volleyball net, giant chess set and 1.6km walking trail.

 Balgownie Resort Optional Inclusions 

Rae’s Restaurant: for evening dinning please book with Rae’s staff at check in – own expense

Natskin Day Spa is also located on the property and clients may select to prebook treatments directly and at own arrangement and cost:  Telephone: 03 9730 2866 Email: [email protected] Website:

Day 2  Breakfast in the restaurant is included with the rest of the morning free time.

Guests must vacate the room as per check in instructions. Luggage storage is available on request with hotel staff.

Lunch is at client’s own expense.

1:00pm Guests make their way into the cellar door to meet your AWTC driver guide.

Enjoy an extensive cellar door tasting at a premium winery before visiting the home of French Champagne company Moet & Chandon’s Australian production house Domain Chandon.

Our visit to Domaine Chandon will include a privileged access guided tour and a full glass of bubbles.

Tour return time will be between 4:30pm – 5:00pm and drop back location will be as per your pickup location.

*Only space for 1 small overnight bag per guest.  Suitcases and large bags to remain in Melbourne* 

 Accommodation check out time: checkout time is 11:00am however late checkout requests can be satisfied most of the time but cannot be guaranteed. We recommend clients requesting at time of check-in.

A late checkout will be requested at time of booking by us however due to high occupancy on weekends it is not always available.

^^1 Bottle of Yering Farm Wine

Wine selected strictly from the Farmyard Range only and to be collected on travel date only. 1 Bottle per full paying adult only, no other offers or discounts may apply. Clients must collect their bottle on the day only, we are unable to arrange postage or shipping if clients fail to collect their wine on the day.

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