Get an overview of this hotelBudget-friendly hotel close to city center, sports arenas

Close to the action

Set within the Southbank shopping/business complex and 200 meters (656 feet) from Yarra River, this modern-style hotel is just across Princes Bridge from the city center and within walking distance of Eureka Skydeck 88. The Victorian Arts Centre, Crown Casino, and Melbourne Cricket Ground are nearby.

Internet access, breakfast

Free wireless Internet access in the lobby area is available, which also has two vending machines, and a large breakfast room that offers a variety of hot and cold items each morning.


Decorated in cheery colors and modern, light-wood furnishings, the 275 guestrooms include kitchenettes with microwaves, electric kettles, mini-refrigerators, coffee/tea maker and cutlery. Rooms feature iPod docking stations, 32-inch LCD TVs with digital service and premium channels. Wireless Internet access is also available (surcharge).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

High-speed Internet access is available in the 2 meeting rooms, which combined can accommodate up to 120 guests and include audiovisual equipment. Other business amenities include event catering, a 24-hour business center, and a roundtrip airport shuttle for a fee available on request. Self parking is available (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 275 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 80 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Year Built 2006 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 861 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 AUD per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Digital TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A daily breakfast is available (surcharge) in the well-lit breakfast room on the main floor. It includes hot and cold cereals, pastries, eggs, bacon, sausages, juices, coffee, and tea.

The Travelodge does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area, and room service is available from nearby Sopranos bar and restaurant.

Nearby restaurants:

Southbank Promenade


Blue Train Cafe


Nearby Things to Do

Just a few hundred metres from the Yarra River, the Travelodge offers easy access to rowing and canoeing facilities, as well as bicycle-hire venues. A paved riverside path is popular for jogging, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, 1.5 km from the hotel, has a 3.7-km jogging/walking track known as the Tan. The nearest golf course is Albert Park (2 km). The Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre in Albert Park has basketball, volleyball, squash/racquetball, and diving facilities.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 11 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 40.00 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service dogs are allowed

Parking height restrictions apply

This hotel will place a credit/debit card pre-authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

WiFi Policy: Up to 100mbs data is complimentary per 24 hours, per room; up to 4 devices can connect. Additional data is available for the remainder of the 24 hour period (surcharge).


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 19.00 for adults and AUD 9.00 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 18 per person (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 12 per day
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40.00 per day
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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