Melbourne hotels

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Low Season January
High Season November
  Average price (weeknight): C$ 142
  Average price (weekend night): C$ 156

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Top tips for finding the perfect Melbourne hotel

If you would like to be within easy walking distance of many restaurants and attractions, consider booking a hotel near Federation Square, such as the affordable United Backpackers Melbourne located less than a 10-minute walk away. Federation Square is full of artistic buildings, museums, art venues and restaurants, making it a fun and vibrant place to explore.
Interested in exploring some of the city’s impressive green spaces? Select a hotel near the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, a set of gardens that dates back to the 1800s and showcases plants from both Australia and around the world. The Seasons Botanic Gardens Melbourne is a chic 4-star hotel that is only an 11-minute walk from the gardens and is set in a quiet residential area.
For visitors who would like to do some shopping during their time in Melbourne, pick one of the hotels near the Queen Victoria Market, like the straightforward Nova Stargate. The Queen Victoria Market is a historic shopping centre that features a large number of vendors who sell a variety of goods, ranging from clothing, souvenirs, ready-to-eat food, and produce.
The Eureka Tower is a skyscraper which spans almost 300 metres into the sky and provides an impressive vantage point from the 88th floor, making it a great spot for travellers to take in Melbourne’s skyline and see the city from a new perspective. The Travelodge Hotel at the Southbank location is directly adjacent to the building and will put you within a 5-minute walk of the Flinders Street rail station.
If you are a cricket or sports enthusiast, consider staying in a hotel near the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the birthplace of Australian football that dates back to the mid-1800s and now houses the country’s National Sports Museum. The Quest East Melbourne is an elegant hotel that is adjacent to the complex and will put you less than a 5-minute walk from the Wellington Parade light rail station.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Melbourne

How much is a cheap hotel in Melbourne?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Melbourne for as cheap as C$ 10 in the last 3 days. The average price is C$ 178.
Which are the most popular Melbourne neighborhoods to stay in?
Hotels in Melbourne CBD, Docklands and South Yarra have the most searches on KAYAK. For more information about Melbourne's different neighborhoods, check out our Melbourne's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Which hotels in Melbourne have a good view?
The Melbourne Parkview Hotel is an upscale option that is directly next to Albert Park and offers rooms with views of the city. The Blackman is a 5-star hotel that is less than a 12-minute walk from the Royal Botanic Gardens and has rooms with views of the Port Phillip Bay.
What are good spa hotels in Melbourne?
The Crown Metropol Melbourne is a high-rise hotel set next to the Yarra River that has both an on-site spa and indoor pool. The Grand Hyatt Melbourne located close to Federation Square also features a spa that offers massages and standard treatments.
What are good hotels in Melbourne near the National Gallery of Victoria?
The Mantra Southbank Hotel is a standard choice that is only a 5-minute walk from the National Gallery of Victoria and less than a 10-minute walk from the Flinders Street train station. The Langham is a 5-star hotel close to the National Gallery of Victoria and is located directly next to the Southbank Promenade.
What are good hotels in Melbourne near the Shrine of Remembrance?
The City Park Hotel is less than a 10-minute walk from the Shrine of Remembrance and offers many amenities such as free parking and an optional airport shuttle. The Royce Hotel is a nice 5-star choice that is directly next to the Shrine of Remembrance and within walking distance of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.

Where to stay in Melbourne?

Our Heatmaps tool will help you find the perfect place to stay in Melbourne by showing you how close hotel options are to major activities

Best Melbourne hotels

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9.3 Excellent (3,756 reviews)
Pro " Great location Rooftop bar Great rooms. "
Con " Terrible lighting for women putting on makeup etc. "
C$ 273
9.2 Excellent (5,831 reviews)
Pro " The high level customer service. It was my wedding night, there was a delicious chocolate slice waiting for my husband and I on our room. "
Con " Nothing really. "
C$ 285
9.2 Excellent (2,637 reviews)
Pro " Great bathroom, very comfy bed. "
Con " I didn't think breakfast was value for money. Although delishious. It seemed like a long wait for eggs. "
C$ 329
9.1 Excellent (2,135 reviews)
Pro " Friendly staff and great service! "
Con " Construction site next door "
C$ 311
9.1 Excellent (1,837 reviews)
Pro " Loved the beautiful smell when entering the hotel - divine! Everything’s was great!!!! "
Con " No review available "
C$ 245
9.1 Excellent (1,530 reviews)
Pro " Lovely view from Parkview room. "
Con " Nil "
C$ 159
9.0 Excellent (8,666 reviews)
Pro " A 5 star hotel without the 5 star prices. Great facilities, great location and great food. Rooms were large. Staff was incredibly attentive. Really did not find any issues. "
Con " We actually enjoyed everything. "
C$ 229
9.0 Excellent (4,678 reviews)
Pro " Location and staffs friendliness. "
Con " Too little choice for breakfast. "
C$ 249
9.0 Excellent (1,796 reviews)
Pro " The staff are outstanding. Part of what made the experience was having lovely staff and actually happy to accommodate for your needs. The bed and view was so lovely. "
Con " No review available "
C$ 194
9.0 Excellent (1,080 reviews)
Pro " Gorgeous new rooms - simply stunning and the bed was like sleeping on a cloud ! Nice work "
Con " No review available "
C$ 183
8.9 Excellent (9,142 reviews)
Pro " The room view was incredible, the staff were amazing! Can’t fault anything "
Con " Nothing, I loved everything! "
C$ 281
8.9 Excellent (6,399 reviews)
Pro " Close to many great restaurants, all within walking distance. And the bed was sooo comfy! "
Con " 4 coffees cost me $28 - ouch! "
C$ 310
8.9 Excellent (5,651 reviews)
Pro " great "
Con " I found a hair on the pillow and another one on the bed when the first day I checked in. I doubt if they change the bedding after the previous guest leave. I called room service, then they send staff to change the bedding for me. "
C$ 366
8.9 Excellent (4,382 reviews)
Pro " The warm swimming pool and the breakfast and the staff. We come back next time, but hopelly with extra clean in the room. "
Con " The green couch near to the window got a dried sperm, i think someone having sex on there and the cleaner didn’t clean it and didn’t notice it. "
C$ 283
8.9 Excellent (2,701 reviews)
Pro " We stay here often as the location is brilliant to get into the city. The rooms are a great size and very comfortable. The staff are always very friendly, courteous and helpful. Parking is never a problem. "
Con " not applicable. Nothing not to like about the property. "
C$ 190

Best Melbourne hotels near St. Kilda Beach

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8.4 Excellent (1,321 reviews)
Pro " Delightful art-focused historic hotel in heart of St Kilda, friendly helpful staff. Low cost local undercover parking. Will definitely consider this property for future stays. "
Con " Low lighting in access areas late in evening on return from theatre. "
C$ 108
8.1 Excellent (514 reviews)
Pro " The free breakfast was the best thing about this hostel! Free: pancakes, cereal, toast, juice, tea, and milk. This isn't normal for hostels in Aus or New Zealand, as I've found in my travels. So I was really happy to wake up and see they provided a spread of food for free, and that a lot of people were eating and making breakfast together. "
Con " The washing machine took too long, and someone moved my clothes out. I didn't have to pay once I told reception, but its still annoying. "
C$ 106
7.8 Good (5,245 reviews)
Pro " I absolutely loved the friendly staff "
Con " Needs an update on furniture "
C$ 162
7.1 Good (1,118 reviews)
Pro " Guy at reception was very friendly, free pancakes were good. Convenient for tram into town. "
Con " One set of showers sometimes ran out of hot water, but you could always use the other ones. "