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Top 8 hotels near Flemington Racecourse

See Melbourne’s top sights, experience its finest cuisine, and enjoy easy access to the races for an unforgettable holiday.

Flemington Racecourse is situated outside Melbourne’s CBD, but there are still a number of hotels and apartments within walking distance or a short ride away.

If you want to stay close to the action but the most accessible hotels are sold out, you might like to consider homestay accommodation through VRBO, HomeAway or Homestay which can provide you with further options, especially seeing as the Racecourse is surrounded by suburbs on most sides.

If prefer to stay in the CBD so you can explore downtown, on race days there are trains that run direct from Southern Cross Station to the racecourse.

From practical apartments for families to luxurious boutique hotels in the city centre, we have found the best hotel stays for your visit to Melbourne for the races.

Top hotels near Flemington Racecourse

1. Boutique Stays, Ascot Retreat, Ascot Vale
Relax with all the comforts of home plus the luxuries of a modern apartment, within a 10-minute walk to the racecourse.

  • Full-sized kitchen
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free private parking
  • Balcony

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2. Quest Flemington Apartments Melbourne, Flemington
Enjoy a home away from home with luxury extras, just a 25-minute train ride or 5-minute drive from the racecourse.

  • Rooftop terrace
  • Outdoor tennis courts and fitness centre
  • Private balcony
  • Spa and swimming pool on-site

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3. Melrose Apartments Melbourne, North Melbourne
Only 30 minutes away from the racecourse by public transport or 10 minutes by car, these apartments have all you need for a relaxing and comfortable trip.

  • Rooms equipped with kitchenette
  • Laundry service and coffee bar available
  • 20-minute walk to Newmarket Railway Station for easy access to Melbourne CBD

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4. Dockland Private Collection New Quay, Docklands
The perfect spot for a family getaway that is only a 15-minute drive to the racecourse, yet close to main attractions such as the Melbourne Star.

  • Self-contained apartment
  • Fitness centre and outdoor heated pool
  • Located in the waterfront district
  • Shopping and Queen Victoria’s Market a 20-minute walk away

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5. Miami Hotel Melbourne, CBD
A hotel that’s close to the CBD and just a 12-minute drive to the racecourse, ideally located for a week of Melbourne fun as well as the races.

  • On-site cafe
  • Tram stop within walking distance
  • 10-minute walk from Queen Victoria Market

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6. Atlantis Hotel Melbourne, CBD
Enjoy all the attractions of the CBD, together with easy access to Southern Cross Station for trains that run direct to Flemington on race days.

  • Within walking distance of free city circle tram and Southern Cross Station
  • Indoor swimming pool and fitness centre
  • Major attractions such as the Melbourne Aquarium within walking distance

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7. Quality Hotel Batman’s Hill on Collins, CBD
Stay in one of the top areas of the city and explore some of Melbourne’s highlights both before and after the races.

  • 1-minute walk to Southern Cross Station
  • Restaurant and bar on-site
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Babysitting services
  • Crown Casino and Melbourne Aquarium within walking distance

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8. Great Southern Hotel Melbourne, CBD
Modern and stylish accommodation in the heart of Melbourne, surrounded by fun sights and activities, as well as being close to the races.

  • Within a 2-minute walk to Southern Cross Station
  • On-site restaurant with breakfast daily
  • Family-friendly rooms
  • Courtyard
  • Attractions such as Eureka Tower, Collins Street and Crown Casino within walking distance

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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