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Hotels in Melbourne

Named one of the world's most liveable cities, Melbourne is also a great place to visit. Whether you prefer to stay in the centre and browse the fashion boutiques, trendy cafes and street art along the laneways, sleep by a beach, catch a sports match or explore Victoria's wine country, you won't be short of things to do in Melbourne.

All areas of the city have plenty to offer, but learning a little about Melbourne's neighbourhoods could help you to choose the best hotel for your needs and your price range.

Where to stay in Melbourne

Melbourne CBD

Staying in Melbourne CBD puts you close to must-visit attractions such as the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Aquarium and The Arts Centre, as well as Southern Cross Station Coach Terminal if you're travelling intercity. The City Circle tram is free to ride and passes by many popular areas, whether you feel like sightseeing or want to hit the shops and cafes of the laneways.


With a higher concentration of cafes than any other area of Australia and a great pub scene, Fitzroy is Melbourne's chief hipster neighbourhood and popular with young residents and visitors. Local attractions include the Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building, which face each other. Fitzroy combines boutique shopping and fine dining with budget options like thrift shopping and plenty of cheap hotels.

St Kilda

Melbourne isn't as big on beaches as other Australian cities, but a hotel in St Kilda will scratch that itch. Best visited in the summer when you can swim, paddle board, kitesurf or just lie back and watch the sunset (and the local penguins), St Kilda is also the home of Melbourne's traditional amusement park Luna Park. If you're visiting during the St Kilda Festival or Formula 1 weekend, make sure you book your hotel well ahead of time.

What to do in Melbourne

Live like a local

Fancy some local knowledge? Read Skyscanner's insider guide to Melbourne to leave the tourist trail behind and discover some of the hidden gems of Melbourne CBD.

Visit the Mornington Peninsula

Just an hour from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula is a popular day trip for Melburnians and visitors alike. Sample the local cuisine, visit Victoria's oldest heritage buildings and admire celebrity holiday homes along Millionaire's Walk.

Get a myki card

Melbourne's public transport system is the best in Australia. You can save money on buses, trains and trams by picking up a myki card or 7-day pass when you arrive.

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Please note: all information is correct as of March 2019.

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D Army

Bella Vista Apartments only step away Crown Casino! Perfect location without a car for the city

Matt Fenby Taylor
Matt Fenby Taylor

I love Melbourne. Great food, and culture with the Mornington Peninsula and the Great Ocean Road just outside town.

Albert Silber
Albert SilberNew York City

Another great city to visit. Great restaurants with a beautiful art museum. The people are all very friendly.

Sarah Abell
Sarah AbellBuffalo

Known for its street art and alleyways, but also a stove’s throw a way from good hikes and surfing, Melbourne is not to be missed.


The least expensive month is May, with an average of $176 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Melbourne is March, with an average price of $222 per night.
The average price of a hotel in August last year was $188 per night. This is 4% less than the average nightly price of $198 seen over the previous 12 months.
In Melbourne, the expected average temperature in August is 10.0°C/49.9°F. The warmest month is typically February, which averages 25.5°C/77.9°F. The coolest month is July, with temperatures averaging 4.8°C/40.6°F.
The nearest airport to Melbourne is Melbourne Essendon (MEB) (10.88km). Other nearby airports include: Melbourne Tullamarine (18.78km) Moorabbin (21.99km) Melbourne Avalon (50.07km)

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