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Were you our Melia competition winner?

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Thank you to everyone who entered our competition last week in association with Melia Hotels International.

We had over 1,400 entries which was a fantastic response.

The winner is …..

Gran Melia Rome

Nick from Warwick.  Well done.

Nick said in his entry that he wanted to take his wife to the Gran Melia in Rome and he tells me that this is still his top choice.   I didn’t know anything about this hotel to be honest, but having had a look at the website (and the photo above) it looks very impressive – an urban resort with large gardens just five minutes from the Vatican.

A weekend in June would set you back £430 per night with breakfast, so Nick has got an excellent result.


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Comments (29)

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  • Howard says:

    great competition. Well done Raffles!!

  • pazza2000 says:

    Congrats, what a great prize

  • Susan says:

    Buon viaggio! Rome’s still able to amaze – and I’ve lived here five years.

  • Rob says:

    Nick tells me that he and Melia have already agreed a date for the trip and his room is booked, so he is good to go!

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