As in many other major cities around the world, there are plenty of hotels in Melbourne. There are numerous inexpensive hotels on the outskirts, especially in the northern and western suburbs of Carlton, North Melbourne and Fitzroy. St. Kilda and South Yarra also have a good number of cheap hotels, which are particularly interesting because they are close to Melbourne’s attractions. There are also plenty of luxury and boutique hotels in Melbourne.
The following hotels in Melbourne are divided into three categories:
Luxurious (over A $ 300)
Moderate ( A $ 100 to A $ 300)
Inexpensive (up to A $ 100)
The prices shown here are for a double room per night, with taxes.
When you enter your beautiful luxury room or suite, you have a wonderful view of Port Phillip Bay. The Crown Towers sets standards when it comes to luxury hotels in Melbourne. It is located in the upper part of the Crown Entertainment Complex with its excellent restaurants and bars, the Crown Casino, luxury shops, a cinema and a wellness center, all just a few minutes from the city center.
Address: 8 Whiteman St, Melbourne
Telephone: (03) 92 92 66 66 or 1800 811 653 (Australia only).
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
This centrally located and luxurious hotel has spacious rooms with large, inviting double beds and Italian marble bathrooms. Every room has a beautiful view of the city or the river. On the upper floors are the Executive Suites, which have an even better view and their guests have access to the Grand Club Lounge, where you can relax. Hotel facilities include a swimming pool, fitness center, cafe and restaurants, bar and a 24-hour business center.
Address: 123 Collins St., Melbourne
Telephone: (03) 96 57 12 34
The Como Melbourne
Located in South Yarra, a chic suburb with lots of restaurants and boutiques, it demonstrates class with professional service, extremely comfortable rooms, and morning, included limousine service into the city center. There are studio rooms and suites with one or two bedrooms and a kitchen. Some suites even have their own small Japanese gardens. The feel-good factor is further enhanced by the CD player in the room and the yellow plastic duck in the bathroom.
Address: South Yarra, 630 Chapel Street, Melbourne
Phone: (03) 98 25 22 22
True to its name, this hotel, in which everything is done very quietly, is housed in a magnificent former railway building. The foundation stone was laid in 1887 and the building was the headquarters of the railway administration for many years. Today the suites are designed with elegant red carpeting and the corridors are as long as in a train. The hotel is operated by Sofitel.
Address: 33 Spencer Street, Melbourne
Telephone: (03) 96 11 45 67 or 1300 36 14 55 (Australia only).
The unbeatable central location is perfect for those who want to set up their base camp in the heart of Melbourne. Rooms are modern and comfortable with plasma TVs, lockers, and coffee / tea makers, and it’s just a short hop from bed to the next casino. The hotel has a fitness center and a restaurant.
Address: 270 Flinders Street, Melbourne
Phone: (03) 96 54 68 88 or 1800 66 42 96 (Australia only).
Medina Grand Melbourne
The Medina Grand Melbourne is a first-class apartment hotel with one, two and three-room apartments (with fully equipped kitchens) and studio rooms, room service included. The tastefully furnished apartments, in which you feel at home, are particularly suitable for longer stays. The medina includes an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, a fitness center and a café.
Address: 189 Queen Street, Melbourne
Telephone: (03) 99 34 00 00 or 1300 63 34 62 (Australia only).
Claremont Guest House
On the edge of Chapel Street, Claremont Guest House is one of the best budget hotels in Melbourne. Everything that is important for a pleasant stay is available: the reception is open 24 hours a day, the rooms are light and airy, there are washing machines for guests as well as televisions and telephones in every room. Since you are in the city center in just ten minutes and public transport stops close to the hotel, you are always quickly where it is interesting.
Address: 189 Toorak Road, Melbourne
Phone: (03) 98 26 80 00 or 1300 30 16 30 (Australia only)
Habitat HQ Hostel
The 4.5 (backpack) star Habittat GQ was built for the budget-conscious traveler and offers dormitory accommodation (with shared bathrooms) and private rooms.
The hotel is located between trendy St. Kilda Beach and the city and has a tram stop right outside. It’s the perfect place to meet new people and explore a new city. The relaxed staff willingly tells guests everything about the “real” Melbourne.
Address: St. Kilda Road, Melbourne
Phone: (03) 9537 37 77
The Kingsgate is an attractive alternative for the price-conscious tourist. However, this hotel, which is not very demanding on the wallet, does not give up a bit of class. You can choose between economy rooms (with shared bathrooms) or standard rooms. The latter have their own bathrooms, televisions and coffee / tea machines. Squizzy’s Café, Bar and Lounge on the ground floor was named after a notorious Melbourne gangster of the 1920s.
Address: 131 King Street, Melbourne
Telephone: (03) 96 29 41 71 or 1300 73 41 71 (Australia only).