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School Holidays

As the weather warms up and kids start to get restless, it means time to organise your school holidays activities for the September school holidays.

Here at Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders we believe that we exist to pioneer the Joy of Travel for all. We are the best for families and our much loved Kids Stay & Eat Free program proves that!

During the upcoming school holidays we are taking our love of families to the next level with our “Kids just wanna have fun” program. All guests staying with us during the school holidays will be greeted with a surprise in their room or suite. which makes staying at our hotel the perfect addition to your school holidays plans.

What is kids just wanna have fun?

All families with a hotel reservation for stays between Saturday the 21st of September to Friday the 11th of October will find either a unicorn or dinosaur balloon setup, together with a scavenger hunt. This is sure to keep the kids occupied no matter what the weather is in Melbourne (we know it can be temperamental in Spring!). Plus each completed scavenger hunt and handed into our front desk team will go into the draw to win 10,000 IHG Rewards points. The IHG Rewards points can be redeemed towards a stay or a reward on the IHG Rewardsonline store.


How much is kids just wanna have fun?

It is completely free! Our team will call you closer to the school holidays to find out if your family prefers the dinosaur or unicorn setup.

What is included in the scavenger hunt?

Now we don’t want to ruin all of the surprises! Your family will need to wait and see what our team have arranged.

Do you have any other school holidays activities planned?

Yes we definitely do. Some of the other school holidays activities are: kids friendly breakfast buffet, board games for borrowing and our Glamp-in package is available to book!

For those that would like to know what is going on in the City of Melbourne an easel will be displayed in the lobby daily with things to do.

What is Kids Stay & Eat Free?

Kids Stay & Eat Free is a much loved Holiday Inn program where kids will always stay and eat free with us, as long as there is a paying adult!

As part of Kids Stay & Eat Free promise, each child upon check-in receives a complimentary “Little Big Traveler” package which includes a colouring in book, Melbourne guide and a few other goodies.


Do you have any School Holidays promotions that we can take advantage of?

We currently have our Stay in the Moment promotion where you can save up to 25% off your Melbourne stay. The promotion is valid for stays until the 31 March 2020. Sale ends 24 September 2019.

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Are there any other school holidays activities that you would recommend?

Melbourne is known as the event city and there are plenty of other school holidays activities that we would recommend!

Here are some of our favourite things to go:


If you would like some other ideas see our Family Activities blog or visit our Melbourne insider tips.