Get an overview of this hotel4-star family-friendly hotel, walk to Melbourne Zoo


This family-friendly Parkville hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Royal Park, Melbourne Zoo, and University of Melbourne. Queen Victoria Market and RMIT University are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this hotel has an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and WiFi in public areas.

Room Amenities

All 87 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find minibars, hair dryers, and showers.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Vibe Hotel Carlton provides a fitness center and a children's pool. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

2 meeting rooms are available. This Art Deco hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Vibe Hotel Carlton has designated areas for smoking.

  • Total number of rooms - 87 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Children's pool 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


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

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( AUD 9.95 per 24-hour period )


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Curve Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

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 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 40.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 5 per night.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

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 in-room wireless Internet: AUD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 10.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 5 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

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