Melbourne dominates with cultural attractions and not surprising their boutique hotels are equally as arty and unique as their surrounds. Art Series Hotels, originating in Melbourne are Australia’s first art hotels and are now found interstate. These art and design driven hotels are worth seeking out. We especially love The Olsen in South Yarra for its sleek design and wow factor penthouse! Also in South Yarra, The Lyall is a hidden gem of unpretentious, sophisticated luxury; The Lyall has a cult following of discerning travellers, stay here to be in the know. If you’re looking for luxury five-star hotels in Melbourne, consider international hotel brands like The Westin and check out our list of luxury hotels of Melbourne.
Melbourne is one of Australia’s most romantic cities and the perfect destination for a romantic getaway. Make room for romance at one of Melbourne’s most romantic hotels including The Royce a discreet hotel on St Kilda Road next to the Royal Botanic Gardens. For old world glamour and luxury, book a stay at Park Hyatt Melbourne Escape Melbourne and take a sojourn just 30 minutes from the city to Mansion Hotel & Spa for luxury amongst the tranquil surrounds of 10 acres for formal English gardens, day spa and Joseph’s Restaurant & Bar.
Melbourne offers a range of accommodation from luxury hotels, self-contained apartments and some great value city accommodation to lay your head. Alto Hotel on Bourke is a great value hotel in Melbourne with warm service and a cosy breakfast room in a perfectly central location in the Melbourne CBD. For a unique city stay, try Notel Hotel Melbourne for sky high thrills in an Airstream on a Melbourne rooftop. For compact rooms at a tiny price, book a stay at Pensione Melbourne for luxe for less in the city.
You’ll find plenty of Melbourne-based options for a holiday home stay; whether you’re planning a longer stay for a large group or family and want to base yourself in a home away from home, or you want a unique stay in a great location you wouldn’t otherwise get to experience. You can use a number of booking platforms to find the right one for you with options that range from the luxurious to the affordable.
Luxico manages a number of holiday villas in Melbourne and each one is hand-picked from a large selection of applications to ensure it meets their five-star standard before it appears on the site. All homes are beautifully furnished and in great locations in the city and surrounding suburbs. Stayz by HomeAway also offer holiday rentals across Melbourne and Airbnb delivers every kind of home stay imaginable with plenty of Melbourne options to choose from – and every property is hosted by a real person that can be available to answer your questions throughout your stay.
Melbourne Hotel Deals
It’s best to avoid major events like Melbourne Cup Carnival, Grand Prix etc if you’re looking for cheap Melbourne accommodation as rates can soar during these peak periods. Our tip is to book in advance to avoid disappointment as well as secure an advanced purchase rate at hotels, which is often up to 20% off. These Melbourne hotel deals offer less flexible cancellation conditions, so read the T&C’s carefully.