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Mercure Melbourne Albert Park
4 out of 5
63 Queens Road, Melbourne, VIC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $72 per night
2.55 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (2,078 reviews)

"Think the lift seems Abit old and the cleanliness of the bath room may have room to improve."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Mercure Melbourne Albert Park
Pullman Melbourne Albert Park
5 out of 5
65 Queens Road, Melbourne, VIC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night
2.55 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,452 reviews)

"The staff were very helpful and friendly. The property overlooks Albert Park so very convenient for access to the parks facilities."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Pullman Melbourne Albert Park
Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
5 out of 5
25 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $174 per night
0.68 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,992 reviews)

"Overall I’m quite happy to stay at Sofitel. However, I wish to point out few points (1) it would be great if the hotel can provide 1 or 2 free movies. (2) we stayed 2 nights and we requested room cleaning on 2nd day, for cleaning wise it looks great but the staff seems not refilled the empty tissue ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Sofitel Melbourne On Collins
ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments
3.5 out of 5
15-21 Therry Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $60 per night
0.58 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (2,744 reviews)

"Overall is fine. But I think bottle of mineral water, tooth brush and shower cap will be the basic thing should have in the room. Location is good."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments
Hotel Lindrum Melbourne MGallery
5 out of 5
26 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC
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The price is $129 per night
0.71 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (853 reviews)

"Proximity, friendly staff, huge rooms, great towels and robe, Coffee for French press should have been kept in room instead of needing to call for it"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Hotel Lindrum Melbourne MGallery
Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
4 out of 5
44 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is $41 per night
0.46 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (6,383 reviews)

"Comfortable,quiet,neat.Has basically everything you need"…"

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
Avani Melbourne Central Residences
4.5 out of 5
60 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night
0.43 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (188 reviews)

"Awesome location, the unit was very new and clean. The layout of our one bedroom suite was great. The amenities were also very enjoyable, nice pool and hot tubs. Thank you for a great stay!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Avani Melbourne Central Residences
Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne
4 out of 5
300 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is $42 per night
0.48 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (13,039 reviews)

"Despite arriving as the COVID-19 epidemic was really ramping up, the staff was very helpful and upbeat. The only reason we gave 4 stars for the facility is because the internet connection in the room was poor. We were given the password for the lobby connection which worked well but was less convenient ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne
Milano Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
8 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is $48 per night
0.53 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,661 reviews)

"Location and helpful staff. I had an upgrade due to the faulty aircon of the first room. After I relocated, the staff on duty followed up before he finishing his shift. Amazing service !"…"

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Milano Serviced Apartments
Oaks Melbourne on William Suites
4.5 out of 5
350 William Street, Melbourne, VIC
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The price is $89 per night
0.36 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (3,197 reviews)

"Nice and clean Good walking distance to city and restaurant Onsite parking reasonable price per day"…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Oaks Melbourne on William Suites
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Visiting Melbourne

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Melbourne, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, renowned art, and fascinating museums. Tourists who journey to this vibrant city can discover its architecture, restaurants, and theaters. Top sights in the city include Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne Central, and SEA LIFE Melbourne.

  • There are 2632 hotels and other accommodations in Melbourne
  • The closest major airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), 7 mi (11.2 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), 11.7 mi (18.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Melbourne

Known for its art, museums, and theaters, the city's cultural venues include Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne Arts Centre, and National Gallery of Victoria. Families come for attractions such as SEA LIFE Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, and Luna Park. The city is notable for landmarks like Federation Square, Eureka Tower, and Eureka Skydeck 88.

In Melbourne, you'll be able to select from 2632 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Austin Rise Bed and Breakfast - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Gracehill - Our customers like the dining options and comfortable beds at this B&B. This 4.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Cambridge Cottages Bed & Breakfast - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free parking and free train station pick-up, along with an in-room kitchenette. Expedia customers like its breakfast and room size.

Other favorite sights in Melbourne include Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne Central, and Queen Victoria Market. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Funfields, 22 mi/35.4 km from the heart of the city, and Mornington Racecourse, which is 29.5 mi (47.5 km) away.

Getting Around Melbourne

With so many transportation options, exploring all of Melbourne is simple. Walk to nearby metro stations like Flagstaff Station, Melbourne Central Station, and Parliament Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Flinders Street Station, Southern Cross Station, or Showgrounds Station.

Dressing for Melbourne

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 80°F and the nighttime average to be 50°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 68°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • July through September averages 64°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 75°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • About 0.47 inches of rain falls on Melbourne each year
  • Hottest months are usually February and January with an average temperature of 78°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 41°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Melbourne?
Gracehill is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 9-minute walk from Dandenong Ranges National Park. Reviews from our site also recommend Cambridge Cottages Bed & Breakfast and Zagame’s House as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Melbourne, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Melbourne.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Melbourne?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to Melbourne, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Melbourne?
Based on reviews, Bayview On The Park is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include BreakFree Bell City and City Centre Budget Hotel.
What's the best place to stay in Melbourne Central Business District?
With 1115 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Adelphi Hotel is the highest ranked property in Melbourne Central Business District. This 4.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located steps from Federation Square. Other favorite options in the area include The Langham, Melbourne and Pan Pacific Melbourne.
What's a favorite place to stay in Chinatown?
In this neighborhood, there are 13 lodging options. Ovolo Laneways is a favorite with our customers staying in Chinatown. This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi and parking. It’s located steps from Princess Theatre. Travelers also recommend City Limits Hotel and Crossley Hotel Melbourne as top choices in the area.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to Melbourne?
Experience Bella Hotel Apartments is a top 4.5-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and in-room kitchens. Great Southern Hotel Melbourne is another choice for your stay with the kids. Attractions like SEA LIFE Melbourne and Melbourne Star Observation Wheel are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in Melbourne?
Pan Pacific Melbourne is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and a restaurant. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Grand Hyatt Melbourne and Art Series - The Blackman.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Melbourne?
Quest Flemington is a top apartment for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and private pools for its human guests.
What's the best hotel to stay near Melbourne Cricket Ground?
Adjacent to Melbourne Cricket Ground, Mantra on Jolimont is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star aparthotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other good choices close by include The Victoria Hotel Melbourne and Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne.
What about the best place to stay near Rod Laver Arena?
One of the top choices for your stay is Mantra on Jolimont, located next to Rod Laver Arena, and this 4-star aparthotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. The Victoria Hotel Melbourne and Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Melbourne?
Gracehill is a top 4-star beach hotel with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Quest Brighton on the Bay and Crest on Barkly. Head to St Kilda Beach or Brighton Beach for some quality time by the water.

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