Flying off to Melbourne for a holiday? Rest your head at hot hotels in the Australian city.
Melbourne is where it’s at! This bustling, bohemian Australian city has loads to offer. But where to stay when you’re overwhelmed with choices? From luxury five-star suites to cheap and cheerful micro rooms, Melbourne has it all. Choose from sustainably built apartment hotels located within walking distance from gardens and galleries, or colourfully designed rooms close to graffiti-lined laneways and everything in between. The hotel options are endless for every style and price range. Do yourself a favour and jet off to Melbourne. You won’t regret it.
Best hotels in Melbourne: Luxury and premium stays
1. W Melbourne
Located in the CBD on Flinders Lane, this beautiful boutique spot is one of Melbourne’s first luxury lifestyle hotels. The property offers five-star accommodation and 294 bold rooms and suites, alongside two bars and three vibrant restaurants offering cocktails, small bites and music to amp up your stay. Detox in the state-of-the-art gym, then retox with a dip and sip in the indoor pool (no kiddies after 6pm) and its sun terrace.
The hotel will blow you away with its modern, spacious rooms including sublimely comfortable beds and high-quality bed linens. Popular points of interest near W Melbourne include the iconic Block Arcade, Melbourne Skydeck and St Paul’s Cathedral, plus all the cool graffiti laneways the city’s renowned for.
W Melbourne, 408 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Vic 3000
2. Crown Towers Melbourne
Located on the Yarra River, Crown Towers Melbourne is one of the city’s most loved hotels. The views are as magnificent as the luxurious interiors and spacious guest rooms and suites. It’s a perfect retreat after a day of exploring. Spot original artwork and marble bathrooms in each room, as well as a large plasma screen TV with a laptop video-on-demand system, and a separate dressing room.
Best of all, guests have easy access to restaurants, cinemas, nightclubs, bars and shops within the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, while the spa offers a range of beauty treatments and therapies. Don’t forget to check out the 25m-long heated indoor pool, steam room, sun terraces and fitness centre!
Crown Towers Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Vic 3006
3. Voco Melbourne Central
Voco oozes style in the heart of Melbourne, close to Chinatown. It features a restaurant, slinky outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Plus, there’s a bar for those seeking a refreshing sundowner on the terrace (cheers to that). We love how it’s suited to well-heeled travellers, families or friends, with 252 thoughtfully designed rooms and high windows.
An impressive buffet breakfast, a 24-hour front desk, and sustainable bamboo room keys are just some of the features that make this hotel shine. We love how it’s close to attractions like State Library Victoria and malls such as QV Melbourne and Centrepoint. It’s also smack bang within walking distance of some of the best eats in Chinatown!
Voco Melbourne Central, 18 Timothy Lane, Melbourne, Vic 3000
4. Movenpick Hotel Melbourne
Chocolate and ice cream lovers, this is the place for you. Movenpick hosts chocolate hour from 4.30pm to 5.30pm daily in the lobby – talk about a treat! This cool, colourful new hotel is located in the CBD district and offers 172 luxury rooms and suites covering floors one to six. The beds are blissfully comfortable, and during your stay, you can enjoy top-class cocktails in the bar, a 24-hour gym, a swimming pool, and a hot tub and sauna open till late.
It’s also home to modern Asian restaurant Miss Mi, so you know where to go when the hunger pangs hit. Located in the free tram zone, close to Southern Cross Station and Sky Bus terminal, Movenpick is an easy stroll to Marvel Stadium, an outlet shopping centre, and the Southbank promenade.
Movenpick Hotel Melbourne, 160 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
5. Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne
Looking for spacious, modern, clean and centrally-located apartments with amazing views plus a fully equipped kitchen and laundry amenities? You can’t go wrong with the sustainably-built Adina. Families and groups will love this polished hotel apartment set a stone’s throw from the Yarra River, where you can stroll for lively entertainment and plenty of dining options.
Take advantage of the hotel’s free WiFi, heated pool, gym, express check-in and check-out, concierge services, on-site parking and reception cafe. There’s even a supermarket next door for an easy breezy snack stop. Oh, and you’re close to well-known attractions like Crown Casino, Melbourne Arts Centre, and the main shopping areas.
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne, 189 Queen Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
6. Quincy Hotel Melbourne
Located on the iconic Flinders Lane, Quincy brings a touch of Southeast Asia to Melbourne. Comprising 241 rooms that reflect the colour and vibrancy of the city, it offers guests an unforgettable stay. That includes standard, deluxe and club rooms, all featuring WiFi, espresso coffee, a premium tea selection, a pillow menu, Kevin Murphy bathroom amenities and TVs that include Chromecast and free on-demand movies.
There’s also a popular bar and restaurant named Salted Egg, which dishes up eclectic Southeast Asian cuisine. Enjoy the fitness centre, humming rooftop pool, 24-hour front desk and room service, and affordable off-site parking.
Quincy Hotel Melbourne, 509 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Vic 3000
7. Hyatt Centric Melbourne
For a taste of authentic Melbourne, Hyatt Centric is the hotel for you. The builders, architects, interior designers, furniture makers, amenities, and even coffee beans are all Melbourne-based. This pad is true-blue Australian. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere, fantastic views, restaurant located on the 25th floor, and amazing buffet breakfast. We’re big fans of the panoramic city and bay views – totally ideal for capturing sunrise and sunset.
Want to sweat it out? There’s a huge fitness centre complete with a heated pool and cushioned areas for maximum enjoyment. Pet lovers can rest knowing this pet-friendly hotel offers eight rooms for guests with balconies to pamper their furry friend (cat or dog) with a stay. Best of all, it’s located centrally, close to the buzzing food streets and laneways that make Melbourne unique.
Hyatt Centric Melbourne, 25 Downie Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
Best hotels in Melbourne: Affordable, budget-friendly rooms
8. Ovolo South Yarra
This boutique hotel is nothing short of a happening hotspot. Think amazing boutique accommodations with pop art around every corner, situated right in the buzzy South Yarra, near uber cool shopping on Chapel Street. The rooms are compact and groovy with everything you need from the mini bar, breakfast spread, self-service laundry, 24-hour gym, all-day snacks and even Loot bags. Facilities include a dining concept, a 24-hour front desk and room service, and free WiFi throughout the property.
Ovolo South Yarra, 234 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Melbourne, Vic 3141
9. Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Docklands
This hotel really packs a punch for being both affordable and ideally positioned in the Melbourne CBD. Keen to explore Melbourne Cricket Ground, Crown Casino, Melbourne Aquarium, Rod Laver Arena, the Melbourne Exhibition Centre and Harbour Town Docklands? You’ve come to the right place.
Housing 291 comfortable guest rooms and a recently refurbished lobby, the property has plenty of amenities including comfortable beds, flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, and well-equipped kitchenettes with microwaves (great for young families). Offering a hearty breakfast, room service for dinner, 24-hour reception and parking, this stay is real value for money.
Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Docklands, 66 Aurora Lane, Docklands, Vic 3008
Best hotels in Melbourne: Coming soon
10. The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne
Set to open this year, The Ritz-Carlton is all about luxury, with 80 floors of extraordinary designs, exceptional experiences and breathtaking views. Watch this space for a design that blends the best of this prestigious brand and Melbourne, combined with the finest amenities, culinary offerings and personalised services. A stay here lets you luxuriate in swanky living, with signature dining experiences, holistic wellness spaces, an iconic infinity pool, as well as top-notch meeting and event facilities.
The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne, opening in March 2023
Book a stay at one of these fantastic hotels for your next trip to Melbourne!