10 convenient hotels near Southern Cross Station

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Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station (SCS) is one of the biggest transport hubs in Victoria. If you're travelling on interstate trains or buses or catching the airport shuttle bus, chances are you will be using this station.

Luckily it's located right in the heart of the city, which means if you stay close by you can get to your hotel, drop your bags and start painting the town red in next to no time.

If this fits in with your plans, here are the hotels near Southern Cross station you should consider.


1. Travelodge Hotel Docklands Melbourne

Tucked right beside Southern Cross Station on the Docklands side of the city, this 4-star Travelodge is also only minutes away from Etihad Stadium if you are planning to make a visit.

  • Room types: Guest rooms for up to three people, 2-bedroom apartments
  • Walking distance from SCS: 1km
  • Features: Meeting rooms24-hour reception, Wi-Fi

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2. Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne

The Vibe offers modern and spacious accommodation less than a minute’s walk away from Southern Cross Station.

  • Room types: Rooms, suites
  • Walking distance from SCS: 29m
  • Features: On-site valet, gym, luggage storage, dry cleaning facilities

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3. Grand Hotel Melbourne

Located down the road from Southern Cross Station, Grand Hotel Melbourne offers boutique, apartment-style accommodation inside a Victorian-style building.

  • Room types: Studios, 1- to 2-bedroom apartments
  • Walking distance from SCS: 300m
  • Features: Views of Melbourne skyline, full kitchen, laundry facilities, rain showers in every bathroom

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4. HarbourView Apartment Hotel

This modern 4-star apartment is less than a 10-minute walk from Southern Cross Station and is ideal for large groups as its 4-bedroom apartment can accommodate up to 7 people.

  • Room types: s1- to 4-bedroom apartments
  • Walking distance from SCS: 600m
  • Features:Fully equipped kitchens, on-site parking (for a fee), fitness centre, daily room service

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5. Pensione Hotel Melbourne

Budget travellers need only walk five minutes from the station to reach this boutique gem offering cosy rooms, a leafy courtyard and rooftop sundeck.

  • Room types: 1- to 3-bedroom apartments
  • Walking distance from SCS: 350m
  • Features:Pet-friendly, free Wi-Fi, on-site cafe, on-site Thai massage service, 24-hour reception

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6. Best Western Atlantis Hotel

Ideal for corporate stays, the 4-star Atlantis offers comfortable accommodation and has access to business facilities.

  • Room types: Queen, city view, twin
  • Walking distance from SCS: 500m
  • Features: Swimming pool, business centre, fitness facilities, meeting rooms

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7. Metro Apartments on Bank Place

This complex offers 45 economic one-bedroom apartments as well as a handful of studios and suites, so it can cater for you no matter your budget or group size.

  • Room types: Guest rooms, studio apartments, suites
  • Walking distance from SCS: 650m
  • Features: Fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, on-site parking (for a fee), 24-hour reception

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8. Crowne Plaza Melbourne

If you are searching for style, comfort and luxury, just south of the SCS you’ll find the Crowne Plaza Melbourne, which sits on the banks of the Yarra River and boasts one of the most enviable views in the city.

  • Room types: Standard, view, suites
  • Walking distance from SCS: 500m
  • Features: 24-hour room service, Wi-Fi, babysitting service, buffet breakfast, currency exchange

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9. Docklands Private Collection of Apartments

Located right on the waterfront, you’ll be living the high life when you book an executive apartment at Docklands Private Collection. They are ideal for long or short stays.

  • Room types: 1- to 3-bedroom apartments
  • Walking distance from SCS: 1.3km
  • Features: Private on-site parking, fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi

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10. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

When you want to spoil yourself, book a room at this marvellous 5-star luxury hotel. It’s only a 5-minute walk from the station.

  • Room types: Suites, executive, deluxe
  • Walking distance from SCS: 500m
  • Features: On-site day and wellness spa, rooftop garden, gym, indoor pool

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How did we pick these hotels?

Our editorial team selected the Melbourne hotels on this list based on price, location and real customer feedback from hotel booking sites and review platforms. Where applicable, we used our own personal experiences to make recommendations.

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