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10 top New Year’s Eve Melbourne accommodation you can still book

Ring in the New Year in style at one of these top hotels options with incredible views of the city’s celebrations.

Finding the perfect place to stay for New Year’s Eve can be daunting, but we’ve rounded up the top hotels in the city with optimal views of the fireworks. Plus, the hotels we’ve listed are within walking distance of the most popular places to celebrate.

From small boutique hotels tucked away in quiet laneways to mega hotels around the city’s main entertainment complex, all of these accommodation options are within walking distance of the city’s top attractions, clubs, bars and restaurants so you can take full advantage of not just the celebrations but also the must-see attractions without walking far.

Melbourne New Year's hotels still available to book

1. Crown Metropol Melbourne
You won’t be disappointed with the location of Crown Metropol Melbourne which offers stunning city views and is only a short stroll from Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex. It’s easily the place to be to celebrate NYE in Melbourne.

  • Luxurious and stylish accommodation within walking distance of many of Melbourne’s top attractions such as the Arts Centre
  • 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 also from the pool and gym level which offers views of the entire city

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2. Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne offers a central city location but with the comforts of home with apartment-style rooms that are both spacious and modern.

  • Melbourne’s main attractions are within a 20-minute walk, including Federation Square, Collins Street and more
  • Only a 14-minute walk to Kings Domain for midnight fireworks
  • Indoor pool, sauna and massage services, and is family-friendly
  • No specific room type offers guaranteed views of the fireworks so it is best to request a room with a city view such as the Queen Alcove

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3. Jasper Hotel
Jasper Hotel is the perfect place to stay to catch the action of New Year’s Eve right on the hotel’s doorstep, with bars and clubs only steps away.

  • Within walking distance of top attractions such as the State Library of Victoria and the 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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4. Pensione Hotel Melbourne
Pensione Hotel Melbourne offers rooms of various sizes that are perfect for couples, groups and families travelling together who want a central spot in the city with restaurants, bars and NYE entertainment within easy walking distance.

  • Within walking distance of some of Melbourne’s top attractions such as 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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5. Mantra Southbank Melbourne
With a prime location for views of the Melbourne skyline, Mantra Southbank Melbourne is close to the action for tourist attractions, NYE entertainment and incredible views of the fireworks.

  • A moment’s walk away from Eureka Skytower, pubs, restaurants, Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex
  • Only a 10-minute walk from Kings Domain and Federation Square for some of the city’s top NYE celebrations and fireworks
  • Sauna, jacuzzi, indoor pool, restaurant and an à la carte breakfast are available on-site
  • Rooms offer views of the Royal Botanic Gardens and of the city, which will showcase views of fireworks over the Yarra River

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6. Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne
The Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne in an elegant yet cosy hotel in the CBD that offers a chic stay in a prime location for the city’s best nightlife.

  • Shopping, restaurants, bars, clubs and top Melbourne attractions are within close walking distance
  • Within walking distance of multiple NYE locations for fireworks, including Kings Domain, Federation Square and Flagstaff Gardens which are 15–20 minutes away
  • Rooftop terrace, in-house restaurant with city views and 24-hour room service are available

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7. Crown Promenade Melbourne
There’s no need to leave this luxurious hotel when the NYE fireworks can be seen from many rooms in the hotel, but if you want to get closer to the party the top spots to celebrate in the city are only a short 10-minute walk away or less.

  • Eureka Tower, Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, and Collins Street are within walking distance for shopping and entertainment
  • 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 are just some of the hotel’s amenities
  • Multiple rooms showcase views of the Yarra River, Melbourne skyline and Docklands which fireworks can be seen from

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8. 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 in the city to catch the NYE fireworks from the comfort of your room.

  • Within short 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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9. Ovolo Laneways
This small yet funky hotel is designed with influence from Melbourne’s street art laneways and offers the perfect base in the CBD for all of the NYE festivities.

  • Centrally located, 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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10. Oaks Southbank
Oaks Southbank offers stylish accommodation for groups in a location that has some of the best views of the city and is a short walk away from tourist attractions and NYE parties.

  • Federation Square, St Paul’s Cathedral, Eureka Skytower and Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex are a brief walk away
  • Under a 10-minute walk from Kings Domain and Federation Square for NYE fireworks and celebrations
  • Private balcony, in-room dining area, room service and private parking is available
  • 1 Bedroom View, 2 Bedroom View and 2 Bedroom Executive rooms offer sweeping views of the city and are excellent to see fireworks over the Yarra River

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Taylor Lorenz

Taylor is a freelance writer and travel blogger from Canada. She's lived abroad in Australia and Thailand, travelled extensively through Southeast Asia and knows the ins and outs of travelling on a budget.

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