Top hotels to book on New Year’s Eve fireworks in Melbourne

Our picks of hotels that are available to book for New Year's Eve 2020/2021 in Melbourne, all within easy reach of the city's events.

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New Year's only comes once a year. Want to make it a glamorous one? Then booking a room in the city is a no-brainer.

While there won't be any fireworks lighting up the skies over Melbourne this year, we can confirm that these hotel options are still worthy of a celebration. Many are also within easy reach of the New Year Street Feasts festival taking place and other venues hosting events ton bid adieu to 2020.

New Year's Eve accommodation in Melbourne that's still available for 2020/2021:

All within walking distance of the fireworks view points, these hotels still have availability on New Year's Eve as at the time of publish.

Depending on the room you book, some may even have views right from your room. However, it's best to check directly with the hotel to avoid disappointment.

HotelLocationNYE Price (31/12/20 - 01/01/21)Book
Adina Apartment Hotel MelbourneCBD (Federation Square)From $311Check rates
Batman's Hill on CollinsCBDFrom $199Check rates
Citadines On Bourke MelbourneCBDFrom $186Check rates
Clarion Suites GatewayCBD (near Flinders Station)From $249Check rates
Crowne Plaza MelbourneDocklandsFrom $386Check rates
Doubletree by Hilton MelbourneCBD (near Flinders Station)From $212Check rates
Great Southern Hotel MelbourneCBDFrom $194Check rates
Jasper HotelCBDFrom $196Check rates
The Langham MelbourneSouthbankFrom $644Check rates
Mantra on JolimontJolimontFrom $182Check rates
Mercure MelbourneAlbert ParkFrom $179Check rates
Ovolo LanewaysCBD (near Parliament House)From $278Check rates
Punthill NorthbankCBD (near Southern Cross Station)From $496Check rates
Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens MelbourneCBDFrom $222Check rates
Rendezvous Hotel MelbourneCBD (near Flinders Station)From $288Check rates
Rydges MelbourneCBDFrom $263Check rates
The Hotel WindsorEast MelbourneFrom $289Check rates
The Savoy Hotel On Little Collins MelbourneSouthbankFrom $319Check rates
Travelodge MelbourneCBDFrom $289Check rates

Our picks: The best hotels to book to view the New Year's Eve fireworks in Melbourne

Note: not all of these hotels have availability this New Year's Eve however, they're great to keep in mind for future end of year celebrations.

Crown Metropol Melbourne

1. Crown Metropol Melbourne

Expect stunning city views and easy acccess to Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex from your stay.

  • 5-star, stylish accommodation
  • 18-minute walk to Federation Square or 23 minutes to Docklands for fireworks
  • Infinity pool, panoramic city views, fitness centre, on-site restaurants and shopping
  • Fireworks can be seen from City Luxe rooms and from the pool and gym level

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Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne

2. Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne

Adina mixes a central city location with the comforts of home in the form of apartment-style rooms that are modern and spacious.

  • Federation Square and Collins Street are within a 20-minute walk
  • Only a 14-minute walk to Kings Domain for the midnight fireworks
  • Indoor pool, sauna and massage services. This apart-hotel is also family-friendly
  • Request a room with a city view such as the Queen Alcove for a better chance of catching the fireworks

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Crown Promenade Melbourne

3. Crown Promenade Melbourne

With views of the NYE fireworks available from multiple rooms at this hotel why would you even bother to leave? If you do, top party spots are only a 10-minute walk away.

  • Eureka Tower, Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, and Collins Street are within walking distance
  • Docklands and Kings Domain NYE celebrations are within a 12–30 minute walk
  • Stunning city views, heated pool, rooftop terrace, jacuzzi, sauna and a limousine service
  • Multiple rooms showcase views of the Yarra River, Melbourne skyline and Docklands for the fireworks

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Ovolo Laneways

4. Ovolo Laneways

This small and funky hotel is designed with influence from Melbourne's street art laneways - and isn't too far from them either.

  • Within walking distance of shopping, Old Melbourne Gaol, Royal Exhibition Building, cafes and eateries
  • 20-minute walk to Kings Domain and Federation Square for NYE celebration events and fireworks
  • A rooftop terrace and complimentary Wi-Fi are available plus breakfast is served daily

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Pan Pacific Melbourne

5. Pan Pacific Melbourne

With floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views of the city's skyline and Yarra River, Pan Pacific Melbourne is one of the top spots to catch the fireworks.

  • Within walking distance of shopping, Melbourne Aquarium and Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex
  • Rooftop terrace, fitness centre, on-site restaurant and bar and child services are available
  • Request a room with city views to ensure fireworks are seen from your room

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Jasper Hotel

6. Jasper Boutique Hotel

Reel in the action of New Year's Eve right on your hotel's doorstep with bars and clubs only steps away.

  • Within walking distance of the State Library of Victoria and Old Melbourne Gaol
  • Flagstaff Gardens is an 11-minute stroll away for fireworks
  • Swimming pool, sauna and 24-hour room service are available
  • No specific room type offers guaranteed views of the fireworks so it is best to request a room with a city view

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Best Western Melbourne

7. Best Western Melbourne

Best Western Melbourne offers rooms of various sizes for couples, groups and families and is centrally located to boot.

  • Within walking distance of Eureka Tower, Collins Street, Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex
  • Only a 15-minute walk away from Kings Domain for NYE entertainment and fireworks
  • Coffee bar, massage services and 24-hour staff available

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Frequently asked questions about staying in Melbourne for New Year's Eve

Where are the Melbourne New Year's Eve fireworks?

The 2020/2021 fireworks haven't been given the green light. But there is still plenty to do over New Years in Melbourne on 31 December.

Where should I stay in Melbourne on New Year's Eve?

The CBD, Docklands and South Yarra are within easy reach of all of the city's official New Year's Eve celebration zones.

What are the best hotels for views of the Melbourne New Year's Eve fireworks?

While the fireworks aren't happening this year, they do take place in the same locations each year. So if you're planning ahead for next year's event, opt for river-facing rooms in hotels along the Yarra River such as Quay West Suites Melbourne, The Langham, Melbourne, Crown Towers Melbourne, Pan Pacific Melbourne and Crowne Plaza Melbourne are your best bet for a view from your room.

As specific rooms often can't be guaranteed at the time of booking, we recommend double checking with the hotel that you can get a view from your room to avoid disappointment on the night.


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