8 hotels near Rod Laver Arena

Hotels and apartments that are a short walk from Rod Laver Arena.

Matches and concerts often run overtime at Rod Laver Arena.

When this happens you don’t want to be the person that has to leave before the show is over because you need to catch transport back to your hotel or to get yourself home to the suburbs.

Choose one of these nearby hotels that make getting to and form the venue a breeze and you won’t have a problem.


1. Mantra on Jolimont

Located in Melbourne’s sporting and entertainment district, Mantra on Jolimont is just a short walk from popular venues such as Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Park, the MCG and AAMI Park.

    • Room types: Studio, 1--bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments
    • Walking distance from Rod Laver Arena: 750m
    • Features: On-site parking (for a fee), self-contained kitchens, heated pools

Book Mantra on Jolimont


2. Quest Jolimont

Quest Jolimont offers 4-star apartment-style accommodation in the leafy suburb of East Melbourne, from where, it’s an easy stroll to the MCG, Rod Laver Arena and Flinders Street Station.

  • Room types: 1- to 2-bedroom apartments
  • Walking distance from Rod Laver Arena: 850m
  • Features: Breakfast baskets, pantry shopping, valet dry cleaning, airport shuttle service

Book Quest Jolimont


3. Pullman Melbourne on the Park

For a more upscale stay, Pullman Melbourne on the Park offers 5-star hotel service in the heart of the sports and entertainment district. Go on, spoil yourself.

  • Room types: Suites and standard rooms
  • Walking distance from Rod Laver Arena: 1km
  • Features: Heated pool, beauty centre, child-minding service, 24-hour reception

Book Pullman Melbourne on the Park


4. 381 Cremorne

With a view of the stadium from your balcony or window, you’ll be in the heart of the action when you stay at these modern boutique apartments.

  • Room types: 1- to 3-bedroom apartments
  • Walking distance from Rod Laver Arena: 1.1km
  • Features: Executive floor, laundry facilities, fully equipped kitchens, weekly housekeeping

Book 381 Cremorne


5. One Exhibition Street Apartments

Perfectly positioned between Melbourne’s CBD and the sports and entertainment precinct, everything you might need is close at hand from these apartments.

  • Room types: 1- and 2-bedroom apartments
  • Walking distance from Rod Laver Arena: 1.3km
  • Features: Self-contained kitchens, free Wi-Fi, on-site parking

Book One Exhibition Street Apartments


6. Hotel Lindrum Melbourne

After a long day or night at the Arena you will be ready to relax in one of the 59 luxurious apartments at this boutique hotel.

  • Room types: Studio, superior and deluxe rooms and suites
  • Distance from Rod Laver Arena: 1.4km
  • Features: Wi-Fi, on-site restaurant, secure car parking, daily housekeeping, limousine transfers by arrangement

Book Hotel Lindrum Melbourne


7. Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Flinders Street

Adina has a range of apartment buildings throughout Melbourne, but when you’re looking for one near Rod Laver Arena, the you can’t look past its Flinders Street outfit.

  • Room types: 1- to 3-bedroom apartments
  • Walking distance from Rod Laver Arena: 1.4km
  • Features: Kitchenette, in-room laundry, wake-up calls, babysitting service

Book Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Flinders Street


8. Mantra 100 Exhibition

Mantra 100 offers apartment-style accommodation complete with kitchenette, late-night room service and business facilities, and is ideal for both short and long stays.

  • Room types: 1- and 2-bedroom apartments
  • Distance from Rod Laver Arena: 1.6km
  • Features: Kitchenette, 24-hour access, daily housekeeping, on-site parking

Book Mantra 100 Exhibition

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Upcoming events at Rod Laver arena:

  • Ellie Goulding: 8 October
  • Slipknot: 31 October
  • Dynamo: 12-13 November
  • Keith Urban: 8-9 December
  • Amy Schumer: 12 December
  • Australian Open: 16-22 January

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Stephanie Yip

Stef is the Travel Editor at finder.com.au and has been writing about travel for over a decade. She's visited over 50 countries and has had some incredible experiences, including hot air ballooning over Cappadocia, hitchhiking across Romania and seeing the Northern Lights (twice!). And while she’d never say no to a luxury escape, she's far more likely to stretch her travel dollars as far as they can go by keeping her ear to the ground for unbeatable travel bargains. And she'll tell you all about them, too! Stef has had articles featured on Travel Weekly, Escape and Hostelworld.

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