Our favourite Melbourne hotels and deals

A guide to some of the best places to stay for your next Melbourne visit.

Melbourne is stylish, artsy and proud to be called the “culture capital of Australia”. This is the birthplace of brunch, chic cafes and hipster trends. Drink coffee, go to a museum or take to the grandstands to watch the Grand Prix - Melbourne has it all and much more.

Accommodation choices in Melbourne are as numerous as its cafes and cater to all budgets and tastes, from luxurious hotels to budget hostels.

To get the best bang for your buck, read reviews on booking sites and take advantage of our hotel deals before making your booking.


Where to stay in Melbourne CBD

Melbourne’s inner city is a blend of historical buildings and modern culture. Laid out in a grid, within its boundaries are fine dining options, entertainment and shopping. Walk the tree-lined pathways and gaze upon the skyline to see modern office buildings blend seamlessly with 19th century architecture.

What’s nearby: Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, Melbourne Aquarium, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Zoo.

Hotels in the CBD


Our pick: Hotel Lindrum Melbourne - MGallery Collection

Choose from one of only 59 rooms in this boutique hotel for service that is both personalised and of the highest quality. Set in an old tea store, the building features a unique Romanesque revival style on the outside yet features modern design and contemporary facilities inside.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: 24-hour reception, lounge bar with billiards, on-site Felt restaurant, Melbourne high tea
  • Nearby: Federation Square, St Paul's Cathedral, City Square, MCG

Book the Hotel Lindrum Melbourne

Luxury: Treasury on Collins
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Affordable: Mantra on the Park
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Budget: Ibis Budget
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Where to stay in Southbank

On the southern bank of the Yarra River lies some of Melbourne’s finest dining and drinking. While you dine al fresco here, you’ll also enjoy stunning views of the river and city. Art enthusiasts will appreciate the theatres, galleries and concert halls that this side of the river has to offer.

What’s nearby: Eureka Skydeck, Ponyfish Island, Southgate, Arts Centre Melbourne, Malthouse Theatre

Hotels in Southbank


Our pick: Royce Hotel

Heralded as one of Melbourne's most finest designer boutique hotels, the Royce Hotel boasts chic design from lobby to room. It's on-site restaurant dish is one of the most renowned in the city and its opulent The Amberoom bar is not one to miss either.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Valet parking, 24-hour reception, massage services, movies on demand
  • Nearby: Shrine of Remembrance, La Trobes Cottage, Royal Botanic Gardens

Book the Royce Hotel

Luxury: Hotel Crown Towers
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Affordable: Quay West Suites Melbourne
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Budget: Urban Central Accommodation
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Where to stay near the airport

Melbourne Airport is the second busiest airport in Australia, with both international and domestic terminals serving the city. From here, it’s easy to go on a wine trip or visit Melbourne Zoo without missing your flight. If you have more time, you might like to consider a half-day tour to the city.

What’s nearby: Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience, Melbourne Zoo, Direct Factory Outlet

Hotels near the airport


Our pick: Holiday Inn Airport Melbourne

Located directly across from Melbourne Airport, whether it's an early flight out, a late one coming in or a layover in Melbourne, the Holiday Inn can give you that good night's sleep you deserve.

  • Star rating: 4.5-star
  • Features: Soundproof walls, 24/7 airport shuttle, kids stay and eat free
  • Nearby: Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)

Book the Holiday Inn Airport Melbourne

Luxury: Park Royal Melbourne Airport
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Affordable: Quest Melbourne Airport
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Budget: Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport
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5-star hotels in Melbourne

Melbourne has a wide variety of 5-star hotels and serviced apartments for big spenders who love to be pampered.

These hotels are centrally located, fully equipped with top-notch amenities and have great service.


Our pick: Hotel Windsor

World Travel Awards 2016 nominee Hotel Windsor is a decadent stay in an historical building. Each of its rooms exude a Victoria style charm and a spacious and comfortable appeal.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: 24-hour reception, babysitting service, Wi-Fi, on-site restaurants
  • Nearby: Federation Square, Parliament House, Treasury Gardens, Princess Theatre

Book the Hotel Windsor

Crown Metropol
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Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
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Crown Promenade Melbourne
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Stamford Plaza Melbourne
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Citadines on Bourke Melbourne
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Melbourne hotels with spas

Looking to treat yourself to a luxury spa during your hotel stay? Consider these hotel options when you make your booking.

Go ahead and pamper yourself. You deserve it.


Our pick: Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee Park

For the ultimate spa indulgence, you will have to travel a little further out, but it's well worth the journey. Mansion Hotel & Spa is a haven of relaxation and rejuvination away from the big city.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Fitness centre, spa, Jacuzzi, 18-hole golf course, on-site restaurant, tennis court, indoor pool
  • Nearby: Werribee Open Range Zoo, Vic State Rose Garden

Book the Mansion Hoel & Spa Werribee Park

The Langham Melbourne
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The Lyall
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Intercontinental Melbourne The Rialto
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Park Hyatt Melbourne
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Art Series - The Olsen
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The Westin Melbourne
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Melbourne Youth Hostels

Melbourne has a great selection of laidback youth hostels with cafes, bars, private rooms and even free breakfasts.

These are perfect for backpackers or single travellers on a budget.


Our pick: Melbourne Metro YHA

A favourite amongst travellers, Melbourne Metro YHA is often commended for its cleanliness, atmosphere and sweeping rooftop views. Get amongst it.

  • Star rating: 4-star
  • Features: BBQ, terrace, Wi-Fi, continental breakfast
  • Nearby: Queen Victoria Market, Collins Street, Crown Casino, Entertainment Complex

Book the Melbourne Metro YHA

Melbourne Central YHA
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Lord’s Lodge
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Discovery Melbourne
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Nomads Melbourne
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Habitat HQ
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Base Backpackers St Kilda
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Melbourne Hotels on Collins Street

Collins Street is a major street in central Melbourne, famed for its designer boutiques, haute couture collections and other high-end retailers.

Staying here gives you access to the best places to shop and dine.


Our pick: Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

Positioned on the far east end of Collins, Sofitel Melbourne is a 5-star hotel that commands panoramic view of the city and features contemporary dining options including No.35 restaurant on the hotel's 35th floor.

  • Star rating: 5-star
  • Features: Beauty centre, ballroom, 24-hour reception
  • Nearby: Federation Square, City Square Melbourne, Old Melbourne Gaol, Royal Exhibition Centre, Arts Centre

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Melbourne Sky High Apartments
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Breakfree on Collins
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Grand Hyatt Melbourne
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Quality Hotel Batman's Hill on Collins
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Adara Collins
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Novotel Melbourne
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Deals for cheap Melbourne hotel stays

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Hotel deals from $99 Spend mother's day with these hotel deals. Sample price $99 for overnight stay in Melbourne and more.

Last verified 10 May 2017

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Hotels from $99 Valid in Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne select hotels. T&C's apply.

Last verified 7 May 2017

Up to 45% off select hotels Valid on select hotels in Melbourne, Singapore, Phuket, Las Vegas, Tokyo and many more. T&C's apply.

Last verified 3 May 2017

Mantra Mantra
15% off

Coupon code expires 31 May 2017

Valid on Melbourne Mantra properties only. Discount is off BAR (Mantra daily rate). T&Cs apply.

Last verified 26 Apr 2017

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Mantra Mantra
Up to 15% off Melbourne hotels

Deal expires 30 Sep 2017

Valid on select stays until 28 September 2017. Minimum stay of three nights applies at most properties.

Last verified 29 Mar 2017

Melbourne homestays from $61 Sample price available at a studio apartment in Middle Park.

Last verified 2 Feb 2017

Melbourne hotels from $63 Valid on select dates. Sample rate available on stays at the 4-star Great Southern hotel for $63. Other rates include the 4-star Best Western Atlantis from $98 per night and Travelodge Docklands for $106 per night.

Last verified 27 Jan 2017

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