11 Melbourne hotels with a balcony for a million dollar view

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Wake up, order room service for breakfast, sit on your hotel balcony and soak up the sun. That’s exactly what you need when on holiday in Melbourne.

Making that happen is super easy. All you need to do is book a room with a balcony at one of these beautiful hotels boasting incredible views of the city and surrounds and your holiday will be just about made.


1. Art Series - The Olsen

Part of the exquisite Art Series hotel brand, The Olsen exudes opulence and splendour. Located in South Yarra, this boutique hotel has modern interiors and features artworks by the hotel’s namesake John Olsen.

    • Room to book: The Studio Suite Balcony
    • View: City and Yarra River
    • Extras: Full kitchenette, Art Series signature bedding

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2. The Langham

Could a balcony view be any more perfect? Enjoy 19 square metres of balcony and a view of the sweeping Melbourne skyline from the Grand Balcony Room on the 10th floor.

    • Room to book: Grand Balcony Room
    • View: Yarra River and the pool deck
    • Extras: Signature Langham Blissful Bed, marble bathroom, soft bathrobes

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3. Quay West Suites Melbourne

This 5-star all-suite hotel captures views of the city and the Yarra River from its ideal location in Melbourne’s Southbank. Rooms are self-contained and guests have access to the on-site 15-metre mineral salt pool, spa and gymnasium.

    • Room to book: All have private balconies
    • View: Melbourne city and Yarra River
    • Extras: Kitchenette, laundry facilities, 24-hour on-demand movies

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4. Clarion Suites Gateway

Hit the button to the 19th floor penthouse suite of this 4.5-star hotel and enjoy panoramic views of the city. There are plenty of other suites with balconies if your budget doesn’t stretch this far.

    • Room to book: Penthouse Suite
    • View: Melbourne CBD
    • Extras: Heated swimming pool, off-suite gym, 24-hour room service

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5. The Westin

Nearly every balcony room in The Western comes with a spectacular view. Whichever way you turn in this city-based hotel, you catch sight of iconic downtown buildings.

    • Room to book: Deluxe room with Juliet balcony
    • View: Downtown Melbourne
    • Extras: Marble bathrooms, iPod docking station, work table

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6. Mercure Melbourne - Treasury Gardens

Housed between the city and the Treasury Gardens, Mercure Melbourne provides a sanctuary for anyone wanting to explore the big city without having to stay in the middle of it.

    • Room to book: Privilege Room with king bed, garden view and balcony
    • View: Treasury Gardens
    • Extras: Free Wi-Fi, gourmet snack, Nespresso machine, newspaper, bathrobe and slippers

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7. Art Series - The Blackman

Another exceptional hotel in the Art Series brand is The Blackman. Strategically placed on St Kilda Road, all rooms come with a balcony and overlook Port Phillip Bay and the city.

    • Room to book: Executive Suite Balcony
    • View: Port Phillip Bay and the city
    • Extras: Designer furnishings; smart cars, Lekker bikes and scooters available for hire; two popular on-site restaurants

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8. Mantra On Russell

Stay in the heart of the city and lap up some of its best views from your balcony. Make sure you request a balcony when you book so you don’t miss out.

    • Room to book: Any with balcony
    • View: Melbourne city
    • Extras: Timber furnishings, kitchenette or full kitchen, indoor heated pool with no-party policy

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9. Royce Hotel

When romance calls, the opulence of Royce Hotel answers. A decadent array of rich hues, plump pillows and bold artworks are sure to provide the perfect setting for the ultimate couple’s getaway.

    • Room to book: Superior Deluxe, Superior Balcony
    • View: Royal Botanic Gardens and the city
    • Extras: 42” plasma TV, bathrobe and slippers, valet dry cleaning and laundry service

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10. Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne (Queen Street)

You know the drill: put in that request to ensure you request a room with a balcony to enjoy a view of the city when you stay at Adina. Located in the heart of Melbourne’s shopping district, the hotel provides a gateway to the city’s finest shopping, bars, restaurants and nightlife.

    • Room to book: 3-bedroom penthouse apartment
    • View: Melbourne city
    • Extras: Family-friendly accommodation, on-site fitness facilities, 24-hour reception

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11. Aria Hotel Apartments

Settle into a 30-square-metre apartment with quite the view. These Southbank apartments boast killer panoramas of the CBD from its apartment balconies.

    • Room to book: Favourite 1 Bedroom Apartment
    • View: Melbourne city
    • Extras: Full kitchen, washing machine and free Wi-Fi.

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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.

Views from Melbourne hotels with a balcony

Art Series - The OlsenYarra River and City
The LanghamYarra River and the pool deck
Quay West Suites MelbourneYarra River and City
Clarion Suites GatewayCity
The WestinCity
Mercure Melbourne - Treasury GardensTreasury Gardens
Art Series - The BlackmanPort Phillip Bay and City
Mantra On RussellCity
Royce HotelRoyal Botanic Gardens and City
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne (Queen Street)City
Aria Hotel ApartmentsCity

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