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Soon You’ll Be Able To “Glamp” On A Melbourne Rooftop

Living the high life.

Melbourne is set to serve up a world first this winter, offering an urban outdoor glamping (that’s glamorous camping) experience on the currently vacant rooftop of Melbourne Central.

Welcome St Jerome’s – The Hotel. The five-star towering campsite will be the first of its kind, offering 30 state-of-the-art luxury tents nestled in among the highrises. The idea belongs to St Jerome aka Jerome Borazio from Get Notorious.

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Yes, that’s THE Jerome, the namesake for St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. Borazio is also behind a number of previous and current unique Melbourne venues including 1000 £ BEND, Sister Bella, St Jerome’s, Ponyfish Island and most recently Melbourne’s only Vegas-style 24 hour wedding chapel, The Church of Bang Bang Boogaloo.

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Borazio says of project, “It’s all about repurposing a space that’s been unused and adding some real life to it. I wanted to create an experience that people could really benefit from – not just build another bar on another rooftop. As a CBD resident for over 20 years, I want to give others the opportunity to experience every element of this incredible city, in the realest, most sophisticated way.”

But don’t let the camping aspect fool you – the “rooms” don’t come cheap. At around $330 per night, an overnight stay in the tent will be on par with other high-end luxury accommodation in Melbourne’s CBD, but it’s perfect for those seeking a truly unique experience in the city.

St Jerome’s – The Hotel set to open at the end of May.

(h/t The Age. Images supplied.)

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