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Things to do in Melbourne

St. Kilda Beach
Crown Casino
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

How much are hotels near St. Kilda Beach?

If you’re planning on staying at any of momondo’s recommended hotels in the area of Melbourne nearest to St. Kilda Beach, you should expect to pay around $68/night. This price fluctuates based on time of year. In general, a rate under $68/night is a good deal for momondo users staying near St. Kilda Beach. Hotels near St. Kilda Beach are typically 38% less expensive than the average hotel in Melbourne, which is $110.

Hotels near St. Kilda Beach
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
Best value
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.0
$20
Tolarno Hotel
No. 1 most popular
Tolarno Hotel
8.0
$94
Nomads St Kilda Beach
No. 2 most popular
Nomads St Kilda Beach
7.0
$25
Cosmopolitan Hotel Melbourne
No. 3 most popular
Cosmopolitan Hotel Melbourne
8.0
$87
Adina Apartment Hotel St Kilda Melbourne
No. 4 most popular
Adina Apartment Hotel St Kilda Melbourne
8.0
$135
Rydges St Kilda
No. 5 most popular
Rydges St Kilda
7.0
$126
Crest on Park
Crest on Park
8.0
$114
Crest on Barkly
Crest on Barkly
8.0
$97
Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne
Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne
7.0
$22
Ritz For Backpackers
Ritz For Backpackers
6.4
$29
Pint On Punt Backpackers
Pint On Punt Backpackers
6.0
$30
Habitat Hq - Hostel
Habitat Hq - Hostel
8.6
$35

How much are hotels near Crown Casino?

Below are the 12 user recommended hotels in the area of Melbourne that is closest to Crown Casino. The average price near Crown Casino is $214/night, with prices varying based on several factors including time of year. Hotels near Crown Casino are typically 48% more expensive than the average hotel in Melbourne, which is $110.

Hotels near Crown Casino
Mercure Welcome Melbourne
Best value
Mercure Welcome Melbourne
7.0
$106
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
No. 1 most popular
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
8.0
$162
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
No. 2 most popular
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
8.0
$256
Qt Melbourne
No. 3 most popular
Qt Melbourne
9.0
$229
Oaks Melbourne on Market Hotel
No. 4 most popular
Oaks Melbourne on Market Hotel
8.0
$130
The Langham, Melbourne
No. 5 most popular
The Langham, Melbourne
9.0
$235
Crown Metropol
Crown Metropol
8.0
$270
Crown Promenade
Crown Promenade
8.0
$256
Adelphi Hotel
Adelphi Hotel
8.0
$289
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
8.0
$118
Crown Towers Melbourne
Crown Towers Melbourne
9.0
$349
Novotel Melbourne on Collins
Novotel Melbourne on Collins
8.0
$164

How much are hotels near Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre?

Hotels near Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre are typically 40% more expensive than the average hotel in Melbourne, which is $110.

Hotels near Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
Best value
Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
8.0
$84
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
No. 1 most popular
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
8.0
$162
Oaks Melbourne on Market Hotel
No. 2 most popular
Oaks Melbourne on Market Hotel
8.0
$130
The Langham, Melbourne
No. 3 most popular
The Langham, Melbourne
9.0
$235
Crown Metropol
No. 4 most popular
Crown Metropol
8.0
$270
Crown Promenade
No. 5 most popular
Crown Promenade
8.0
$256
Crown Towers Melbourne
Crown Towers Melbourne
9.0
$349
Novotel Melbourne on Collins
Novotel Melbourne on Collins
8.0
$164
Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank
Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank
8.0
$101
Pan Pacific Melbourne
Pan Pacific Melbourne
9.0
$189
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
8.0
$137
Oaks Melbourne on Collins Hotel
Oaks Melbourne on Collins Hotel
7.0
$131

Popular neighbourhoods in Melbourne

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ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel
Best value
ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel
7.0
$97
Arrow On Swanston
No. 1 most popular
Arrow On Swanston
7.0
$111
Rydges On Swanston - Melbourne
No. 2 most popular
Rydges On Swanston - Melbourne
8.0
$167
Zagame's House
No. 3 most popular
Zagame's House
9.0
Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel
No. 4 most popular
Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel
8.0
$130
Carlton Lygon Lodge
No. 5 most popular
Carlton Lygon Lodge
8.0
$140
Hotels in East Melbourne
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The Mansion Melbourne
Best value
The Mansion Melbourne
8.0
$35
Park Hyatt Melbourne
No. 1 most popular
Park Hyatt Melbourne
9.0
$280
Pullman Melbourne On The Park
No. 2 most popular
Pullman Melbourne On The Park
8.0
$191
Mantra On Jolimont
No. 3 most popular
Mantra On Jolimont
8.0
$94
Georgian Court Bed & Breakfast
No. 4 most popular
Georgian Court Bed & Breakfast
7.0
$90
Comfort Hotel East Melbourne
No. 5 most popular
Comfort Hotel East Melbourne
7.0
$107
Hotels in South Yarra
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Claremont Guest House
Best value
Claremont Guest House
8.0
$45
The Como Melbourne - MGallery
No. 1 most popular
The Como Melbourne - MGallery
8.0
$178
The Lyall Hotel and Spa
No. 2 most popular
The Lyall Hotel and Spa
9.1
$241
Amity Apartment Hotels
No. 3 most popular
Amity Apartment Hotels
8.0
$127
Oaks Melbourne South Yarra Suites
No. 4 most popular
Oaks Melbourne South Yarra Suites
8.0
$121
South Yarra Hostel
No. 5 most popular
South Yarra Hostel
7.0
$67
Hotels in North Melbourne
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Queen Victoria Hostel
Best value
Queen Victoria Hostel
8.0
$23
Melbourne Metro Yha
No. 1 most popular
Melbourne Metro Yha
8.0
$26
Mercure North Melbourne
No. 2 most popular
Mercure North Melbourne
8.0
$99
Hub Hostel
No. 3 most popular
Hub Hostel
8.0
$29
Central Club Hotel
No. 4 most popular
Central Club Hotel
7.0
Turnkey Accommodation-North Melbourne
No. 5 most popular
Turnkey Accommodation-North Melbourne
9.0
$150

When to book a hotel in Melbourne

Check out the information below to find the best deal on a Melbourne hotel room
Low season
April
High season
June

cheapest month to stay

28%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

22%

expected price increase

Price
$143 - $248
Highest day of week
Saturday
Cheapest day of week
Monday

avg. price over the last two weeks

Average price (weeknight)

$178

avg. price over the last two weeks

avg. price over the last two weeks

Average price (weekend night)

$193

avg. price over the last two weeks

Cheapest time to book
The cheapest time to book hotels in Melbourne is: 3 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 4-5 star, 73 days before.
1-2 star
$38 - $78
3 star
$104 - $124
4-5 star
$173 - $179

Melbourne travel tips

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Getting around Melbourne

Melbourne offers a variety of public transportation options, but depending on where you stay, most of the main attractions are within walking distance. If you want to use public transportation or plan to do so frequently, get yourself a myki card, which lets you travel on all units offered by the Public Transport Victoria, including water taxis. The myki Explorer is best for travellers and offers 1-day unlimited travel on all public transportation. It costs $15 AUD and includes $9 AUD myki money for travel. A child’s myki Explorer card costs $7.50 AUD and comes with $4.50 AUD in myki money for travelling. With the myki Explorer card, you receive discounts on main attractions like the SEA Life Melbourne Aquarium, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Museum and the Eureka Skydeck 88. You can also use the discounts on regional Victoria attractions, like Sovereign Hill and the Central Deborah Gold Mine.

Staying safe in Melbourne

Melbourne is a relatively safe city, but the beaches have frequent rips and undercurrents. Always swim on lifeguard patrolled beaches in between the red and yellow swimmer flags. Also, be sun conscious by wearing sunscreen and staying in the shade when possible. The Australian sunshine tends to burn delicate skin faster than in many other parts of the world.

How to enjoy Melbourne without spending too much

Each week, The Age newspaper gives you a list of free and interesting events for the upcoming week. Get yourself a copy on Saturday or Sunday to see what you can enjoy for free. Uber is a good option to get around the city instead of a taxi, and you can use the Uber Pool to save on travel with other passengers. If you are keen to explore the city driving on your own, you can look for good bargains on car rentals with momondo. Hostels in Melbourne let you work for your accommodation, including a few hours per day of cleaning for a free room at night. For transportation, use the free tourist shuttles running around the city centre and inner suburbs from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. You can ride the free city circle trams around the CBD and to the docklands from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.


How much does a hotel in Melbourne cost per night?

Use the information below to find quality Melbourne hotel rooms for low prices
2 stars and below
The Village Melbourne
#1 most popular
The Village Melbourne
7.0
$20
Nomads Melbourne
#2 most popular
Nomads Melbourne
7.0
$27
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
Best value
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.0
$20
3 stars
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
#1 most popular
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
8.0
$118
Mercure Welcome Melbourne
#2 most popular
Mercure Welcome Melbourne
7.0
$106
Nomads St Kilda Beach
Best value
Nomads St Kilda Beach
7.0
$25
4 stars and above
Parkroyal Melbourne Airport
#1 most popular
Parkroyal Melbourne Airport
8.0
$238
Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
#2 most popular
Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
8.0
$84
Hotel Sophia
Best value
Hotel Sophia
7.0
$83

Cheap hotels in Melbourne

These hotels and hostels are the cheapest accommodations available in Melbourne
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.0
$20
Elizabeth Hostel
Elizabeth Hostel
6.0
$23
The Village Melbourne
The Village Melbourne
7.0
$20
Nomads St Kilda Beach
Nomads St Kilda Beach
7.0
$25
St Kilda Hostel
St Kilda Hostel
$23
Nomads All Nations - Hostel
Nomads All Nations - Hostel
7.0
$25

Get the best value hotel in Melbourne

These hotels have the best prices for their ratings
Melbourne Metro Yha
Melbourne Metro Yha
8.0
$26
Pan Pacific Melbourne
Pan Pacific Melbourne
9.0
$189
Nomads St Kilda Beach
Nomads St Kilda Beach
7.0
$25
Art Series - The Blackman
Art Series - The Blackman
9.0
$145
Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
8.0
$84
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
Base Backpackers Melbourne Hostel
7.0
$20

Where to stay in Melbourne

Best places to stay in Melbourne

Melbourne’s city centre has an abundance of fine art galleries, restaurants, local wines and plenty of retail excitement to go around. Whether you are here for the weekend or an extended stay, each of the distinct neighbourhoods has something unique to explore. Melbourne is a coastal city and the capital of the state of Victoria. It is named among the most liveable cities in the country for good reason. When you are here, you will quickly see why visitors keep coming back for more.

Laneways

Melbourne’s laneways district is the centre for creativity. The coveted boutiques, unique restaurants and astonishing bars make this a popular spot for day and night activities. Stay at the boutique hotel called Ovolo Laneways which is very centrally located.

Chinatown

Aussies know how to create an authentic, vibrant Chinatown. Here you will find genuine Chinese eateries, some delectable Thai cuisine and even the Chinese Museum. Just a few feet from Chinatown’s centre, you have Mantra on Russell, a modern, high-rise hotel that is only 13 minutes from Federation Square and 1.7 km from Eureka Tower.

Collins Street

Collins Street is where you can explore chic boutiques, trendy art galleries and 5-star accommodations. Collins Street is dripping in luxury, but also offers local, hip designers and hidden bars squeezed discreetly in between the shops. On Collins Street, you have the regal Grand Hyatt Melbourne with its high-rise views over the city centre. Adara Collins offers temporary apartments and is across the street from the Regent Theatre. For a mid-scale hotel, try the Novotel Melbourne on Collins.

Flinders Quarter

Rub elbows with Melbourne’s elite in Flinders Quarter. The local and international fashion stores located between Swanston and Elizabeth Streets are worth browsing, even if you do not want to spend your travel budget on high fashion finds. The creativity on display at local art galleries here is inspirational, and you might find a few quirky sculptures and fun pieces to take home. Stay at the chic Adelphi Hotel to enjoy a comfortable experience complete with in-house movies and a free mini bar for all guests.

Docklands

Docklands is the place to go if you are travelling with the entire family. The harbour atmosphere offers plenty to do, and you can enjoy the views on the Melbourne Star observation wheel. For a comfortable stay, book a 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartment at The Sebel Residences, Melbourne Docklands. Here you have views of the Victoria Harbour and Melbourne skyline.

Sports Precinct

If you are an avid sports fan, the place you want to tuck yourself away at night is in the sports precinct. Here you are close to the action, including the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne Park and the events at the AAMI Park. You are also just a 15-minute walk from the CBD. The Precinct Hotel on Swan Street puts you strategically close to the sports venues, and you are a quick drive to the South Melbourne Market and Port Phillip Bay.

South Bank and South Wharf

Soak up the sun, enjoy the pristine beaches and dip into the relaxing waters while spending your evenings at the finest boutique restaurants. Order an exciting cocktail and mingle with the crowds at a trendy club in South Bank. South Bank hotels cost a little more, but they put you within walking distance of the beaches. If you do not want to drive or bother with a taxi, picking a hotel close to the oceanside is best. Stay at the luxurious Crown Towers Melbourne for both comfort and luxury, as well as a complimentary sparkling wine.

Central Business District (CBD)

The CBD of Melbourne provides you with the easiest access to public transportation. From here, you can hop on the bus and get to the other neighbourhoods of Melbourne, including Docklands and the beaches. Stay at Citadines On Bourke Melbourne, which is just 20 minutes walking distance from the sports district and gives you quick access to the Flinders Street Station. You also have the Treasury on Collins Melbourne with its upscale hotel suites and breathtaking views.

Cheap hotels in Melbourne

Melbourne hotels can be fairly expensive, but it is possible to find some budget-friendly options too. The Space Hotel in Melbourne’s CBD is an economy-priced boutique hotel and backpacker hostel with affordable rooms. You also have the Hotel ibis Budget Melbourne CBD on Elizabeth Street that is across from the Elizabeth Street bus stop. Another clean and safe hostel is the Discovery Melbourne with hotel quality private rooms available for hostel prices.


What to do in Melbourne

Melbourne has tons to do and one cannot possibly squeeze everything into a single weekend visit. Depending on how long you plan to be here, you may need to divide your time among the top attractions and then see what else you can add in if you have a couple of hours remaining before you leave.

  • Take a ride on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. The ride takes just 30 minutes and provides you with views of the bay and Docklands.
  • Take the family over to the Melbourne Zoo. Here you see over 250 species of animals in rainforest, bushland and underwater environments.
  • In the afternoon, stroll through the quaint Royal Botanic Gardens. The fresh air combined with the plush landscape is the perfect place to relax after a long day. The Gardens are in the city centre and easily accessible on foot.
  • When the temperatures outside are too hot, head indoors and visit the Melbourne Museum. You can explore a rainforest, discover the Koori heritage and, if you are brave enough, ride a rollercoaster.
  • If ghosts and spirits catch your fancy, visit the supposedly haunted and oldest prison in Victoria at the Old Melbourne Gaol museum. This old prison once housed Victoria’s toughest criminals, including the bushranger Ned Kelly.
  • Shop at Queen Victoria Market, which has everything from buskers to local souvenirs to fresh treats and even local wines for sale.
  • Walk through Federation Square which is by far one of the busiest areas of Melbourne. Daily events happen all through the year and the bold art galleries are worth visiting to see what local artists are creating.
  • Melbourne’s culinary scene is quite impressive too. You can eat at Attica, which is rated one of the 50 best restaurants in the world. In the CBD, you have the original MoVida, located on Hosier Lane. At The Press Club you can explore a creative, Greek-inspired menu, or visit the Estelle Bistro to savour your meal while watching the boats out on the water.

Melbourne travel information

How long do people stay in Melbourne?

On average, people stay in Melbourne for a total of 2 nights.

How much does a hotel cost in Melbourne?

$91 per night is the average rate for a room when booking a hotel in Melbourne. Prices will differ depending on factors such as star rating, time of year and location.

When is the best time to book a hotel in Melbourne?

In April prices are at their lowest, making it the most cost-effective time to book a hotel room in Melbourne. You may find the cost of your room has decreased by 27%.

Which day is cheapest to stay in Melbourne?

The cost of a Melbourne hotel room will vary for each day, but generally Sunday works out the most economical, with Friday proving the least economical.

How much does a hostel in Melbourne cost?

Melbourne Hostels typically cost in the region of $31 a night for each person. This price is taken from hostels and hotels with a 2 star or below rating. Hostels are very economical and come out on average $60 cheaper than the average price of a hotel in Melbourne.


Popular flight routes to Melbourne

Find the cheapest flights to Melbourne on popular routes
Sydney to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
1h 30m
Cheapest price
$107
Adelaide to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
1h 15m
Cheapest price
$133
Bilinga to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
2h 15m
Cheapest price
$207
Brisbane to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
2h 25m
Cheapest price
$218
Launceston to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
1h 10m
Cheapest price
$242
Newcastle to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
1h 40m
Cheapest price
$249
Hobart to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
1h 20m
Cheapest price
$265
Auckland to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
4h 05m
Cheapest price
$316
Ballina to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
2h 10m
Cheapest price
$316
Marcoola to Melbourne
Fastest flight time
2h 25m
Cheapest price
$326
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