Melbourne Travel Guide

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Budget

Melbourne's budget accommodation options can be found in two main areas, namely in the City Centre and in the seaside suburb of St Kilda. However, outside these two areas, there are also several popular budget options in bohemian Fitzroy, South Melbourne, and Windsor.

Greenhouse BackpackerIs a Hall of Fame award winning hostel located in the heart of Melbourne at 228 Flinders Lane. Each guest gets free unlimited internet 24/7, free daily breakfast, 24 hour reception, five in-house tours and more. Bookings: greenhouse@friendlygroup.com.au free phone 1800 249 207
Melbourne Metro YHAIs an award winning hostel located on the city fringe, close to major attractions including the Queen Victoria Market and Zoo. This funky hostel is a great place to stay when

visiting Melbourne. Bookings: melbmetro@yha.com.au

Melbourne Central YHAIs right in the centre of the City. It is situated along the City Cirlce tram route and most Melbourne attractions are within walking distance. The staff are friendly, helpful and caring. It was opened in 2009 and is highly maintained. Bookings: melbcentral@yha.com.au
All Nations Backpackers Hostel2 Spencer St+61 3 9620-1022, 1800 666237 (, fax +61 3 9620-1033). 24-hour reception. Dorm beds from $19, single $38, double $48.
Claremont Guest House, in an historic 1886 building. Rated a 3 Star Guest House by AAAT, and is a multiple winner of Hostelworld's monthly 'Best Hostel in Australia' award as voted by backpackers. Free Wi-fi. Free breakfast. Public transport at the door.
CityTempo Apartments, compact CBD apartments on Queen Street near the Queen Vic Markets. 4 Stars (AAA Tourism), all linen/towels provided with kitchenettes. Some apartments include clothes washer/dryer. 353 Queen Street, Melbourne. Free call within Australia:☎ 1800 248 983

Please note that around the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix (late March) and other international events, hostel accommodation is booked out and some hostels raise their prices. Be sure to book ahead.

Mid-range

Accommodation in this price bracket can mostly be found in the city centre. There are however options scattered throughout the suburbs.

Citadines on Bourke Melbourne131135 Bourke StPhone: +61 3 9039-8888Fax: +61 3 9039-8899Price: Daily rates starts from $166.25Apartments available range from studios to two-bedroom executives, and have separate living and dining areas. It also offers a flexible service menu.
Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne328 Flinders Street Melbourne VIC 3000Phone: +61 3 9250 1888Price: From 189One of Australias finest historic hotels. Built in 1913, this meticulously restored hotel retains the elegant style of the early 1900s while providing you with all the convenience of 21st century technology and amenities. Parking available.
Jika International Motel – Melbourne – Fairfield. ☎ +61 3 9481-2822 Fax +61 3 9489-8819 .
Golden Chain Motels – Melbourne has many locations in Melbourne and surrounding area serving quality accommodation at affordable prices.
Somerset Gordon Heights MelbourneNo 19 -25 Little Bourke StreetPhone: +61 3 9267-5400Fax: +61 3 9665-2695Price: Daily rates starts from $161.50The residence is in the heart of the city's CBD. Its 43 apartments, which range from studios to two-bedroom, are furnished with modern decor and equipped with in-room broadband internet access. Fully-equipped kitchens are available in one and two bedroom residences.
Somerset on Elizabeth MelbourneNo 250 Elizabeth StreetPhone: +61 3 8665-8888Fax: +61 3 8665-8899Price: Daily rates starts from $185.25Provides a choice of one or two bedrooms apartments equipped with a kitchen, broadband internet access and home entertainment system.
Travelodge Southbank Melbourne Hotel, 9 Riverside Quay, Southbank. Great location, quality accommodation at affordable prices. Parking available.☎ +61 3 8696-9600, Facsimile: +61 3 9690-1160
Splurge

The City Centre remains the main area for this category of accommodation.

Hotel Windsor111 Spring StreetPhone: +61 3 9633-6000The grand old lady of Melbourne's five-star hotels, and the only surviving grand pre-World War II hotel in Australia.
The Blackman An Art Series Hotel452 St.Kilda RdPhone: +61 3 9039-1444A five-star boutique with 207 rooms. The hotel was named for Artist Charles Blackman and was built within and above the historic Airlie Mansion.
Citigate Melbourne270 Flingers StPhone: +61 3 9654-6888Citigate Melbourne hotel offers contemporary Melbourne city accommodation on Flinders Street, opposite the historic Flinders Street Station.
Clarion Suites Gateway1 William StPhone: +61 3 9296-8888Recently refurbished Melbourne CBD hotel which is overlooking the Yarra River and is in the heart of Melbournes central business district. All suite and 4,5 stars Melbourne CBD hotel.
The Como Melbourne630 Chapel StPhone: +61 3 9825-2222This chic South Yarra hotel is on fashionable Chapel Street.
Grand Hotel Melbourne33 Spencer StPhone: +61 3 9611 4567Tollfree: 1300 361 455This heritage-listed apartment hotel has been restored to retain the style of the 1880s while providing guests with modern facilities.
The Langham Melbourne Hotel1 Southgate Ave, SouthbankPhone: +61 3 8696-8888The Langham Melbourne hotel offers luxurious Melbourne city accommodation behind the high end Southgate shopping mall, opposite the historic Flinders Street Station. The Langham Melbourne Hotel was the only Australian hotel in Travel and Leisure magazine's list of the world's 100 best hotels (2009). The Langham's Chuan Spa also achieved 'Top Hotel Spa' status in Travel + Leisure USA's 2009 Worlds Best Awards readers survey.
Hotel Lindrum26 Flinders StPhone: +61 3 9668-1111Hotel Lindrum is a boutique hotel offering stylish accommodation and facilities.
Quay West Suites Melbourne26 Southgate AvePhone: +61 3 9693-6000This Southbank hotel is ideally positioned among Southbank promenade and overlooks the picturesque Yarra River.
The Sebel Melbourne394 Collins StPhone: +61 3 9211-6600On the corner of Queens Street and Collins Street in the heart of Melbournes business district. Elegantly restored. this 19th century former bank is now an historic hotel.

source: Wikivoyage

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