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15 Popular Hotels in Melbourne for Every Style & Budget

Melbourne is Australia’s trendiest city, offering up world-class restaurants, captivating museums and exhilarating sport. Known for its art-filled alleyways, you can explore its collection of diverse neighbourhoods by staying at a top hotel. The most popular hotels in Melbourne allow you to immerse yourself in the city’s rich Victorian heritage, within walking distance of local markets, cosy cafes and historic buildings and landmarks.

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With over 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve narrowed down the most popular hotels in Melbourne. Organized by travel budgets (luxury, mid-range and budget-friendly), these top hotels cater to all types of travellers. Along with easy access to the city’s most sought-after attractions, you’ll find on-site perks such as sleek spas, trendy restaurants and chic rooftop bars and lounges.

Top Luxury Hotels in Melbourne

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Crown Metropol Melbourne

Crown Metropol Melbourne, , popular hotels in Melbourne
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A top-rated 5-star hotel in Melbourne, Crown Metropol Melbourne is best known for its 27th-floor heated pool with panoramic city views, plush lounge seating and a luxury spa. You can also enjoy a drink on the 28th-floor, 28 Skybar Lounge, which serves cocktails and atmospheric vistas. You’re spoilt for choice with on-site dining options, from Thai dishes at Ging Thai to award-winning Japanese sushi and sashimi at Koko.

Adorned with specially commissioned works of art, bespoke fittings and designer furniture, chic rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, mini fridges and in-room dining from Mr. Hive Kitchen & Bar. Upgrade to a Loft for a separate living room or enjoy self-contained living, spa bath and a bottle of French champagne in The Apartment.

Nearby Attractions

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 169 – USD 445
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia

The Langham, Melbourne

The Langham, Melbourne, popular hotels in MElbourne
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Offering sweeping views of the Yarra River and Melbourne skyline, The Langham, Melbourne is a tranquil sanctuary nestled on the famous Southbank Promenade. Stylish rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, mini bars and 24-hour in-room dining. Splurge on an Executive Terrace Room for an outdoor terrace or One Bedroom Suite for a separate living room and upper floor views.

It’s easy to see why this is one of the most popular hotels in Melbourne, from the award-winning buffets at Melba Restaurant, tailor-made Afternoon Tea and chic Aria Bar & Lounge to its opulent day spa. Work up a sweat in the fitness centre or swim laps in the indoor pool, then treat yourself to a pampering massage at Chuan Spa.

Nearby Attractions

  • Crown Casino (650 metres)
  • Eureka Skydeck (90 metres)
  • National Gallery of Victoria (550 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 173 – USD 674
Guest Rating: 9.5
Address: 1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Grand Hyatt Melbourne
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Located on the prestigious Collins Street, Grand Hyatt Melbourne is surrounded by high fashion shops and fine dining. Gaze at the city skyline from floor-to-ceiling windows in any one of the chic rooms, club rooms and premium suites, which also boast Egyptian cotton linens and deep soaking baths. Enjoy a soak in the sunken spa tub in a Diplomatic Suite, or enjoy 180-degree city views in a Grand Suite King.

Don’t miss the award-winning breakfast buffet at Collins Kitchen, while Ru-Co bar serves signature cocktails and Bistro Bar is perfect for quick morning espressos. Stay fit with the state-of-the-art facilities at the gym, which also has an indoor pool and rooftop tennis court. Alternatively, you can find your zen in the lavish spa with its menu of massages and facials.

Nearby Attractions

  • Federation Square (550 metres)
  • Treasury Gardens (600 metres)
  • Melbourne Museum (1.4 kilometres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 192 – USD 1,311
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: 123 Collins Street, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Australia

Adelphi Hotel Melbourne

Adelphi Hotel Melbourne, popular hotels in Melbourne
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A combination of luxury and whimsy, Adelphi Hotel Melbourne is one of the most popular hotels in Melbourne near incredible street art. Famed for its overhanging rooftop pool, outdoor deck and Om Nom Kitchen serving delectable desserts, creative cocktails and tasty bar snacks, this boutique hotel hits the sweet spot.

Oozing style, the bright and airy rooms feature mini bars, flat-screen TVs and personal coffee stations. With cosy sitting areas, king-size beds and unlimited latest release movies, it will be easy to make yourself at home, while Palatial Suites add a stylish lounge room overlooking Flinders Lane and complimentary breakfast for two.

Nearby Attractions

  • Birrarung Marr (400 metres)
  • Carlton Gardens (1.4 kilometres)
  • Old Melbourne Gaol (1.1 kilometres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 177 – USD 379
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 187 Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Australia

Crown Promenade Melbourne

Crown Metropol Melbourne, popular hotels in melbourne
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Connected by airbridge to the Crown Entertainment Complex, Crown Promenade Melbourne offers easy access to shopping and entertainment options. Accommodation ranges from cosy rooms to studio suites, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with city views, flat-screen TVs and mini fridges. Suites offer lavish living with top-floor views, a large spa bath and separate sitting area.

Whether you’re looking for a refreshing workout or want to recline by the pool, visit The Deck to take advantage of its 25-metre infinity pool with city skyline views. Fuel up with buffet favourites at Mesh Restaurant, then enjoy a nightcap at the elegant Tonic Bar.

Nearby Attractions

Star Rating: 4.5*
Price: USD 151 – USD 387
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia

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Top Mid-Range Hotels in Melbourne

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QT Melbourne

QT Melbourne
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One of the most popular hotels in Melbourne, QT Melbourne is a luxury escape that lures you in with its sophisticated rooftop bar and indulgent Cake Shop. Choose from the French Quarter-inspired menu at the ultra-glam Pascale Bar & Grill, then head to the top-floor Rooftop at QT for drinks with a view or pick up souvenirs at the Japanese knife shop Tanto.

Save money in a QT Twin, which features a flat-screen TV with movies, coffee pods and Tippity Tea, or upgrade to a QT Deluxe King for higher-floor city views. QT Executive Kings boast a standalone bath and QT Corner King Rooms have an open-plan window-front platform, while luxury QT Loft Kings overlook the fashionably iconic Russell Street.

Nearby Attractions

  • Fitzroy Gardens (1 kilometre)
  • Flinders Street Railway Station (650 metres)
  • Chinatown Melbourne (950 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 127 – USD 402
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: 133 Russell Street, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Australia

Stamford Plaza Melbourne

Stamford Plaza Melbourne, popular hotels in MElbourne
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Combining 5-star luxuries with affordable rates, Stamford Plaza Melbourne offers stylish rooms, suites and long-stay apartments. Superior Queen Rooms boast LCD TVs and mini bars, while Two Bedroom Suites add extra space for large groups or families. Couples can stay in the romantic Penthouse Suite for top-floor city views, a full kitchen and champagne on arrival.

HotelsCombined visitors praise the hotel’s heated rooftop pool, which also has a Jacuzzi, sunbeds and pool dining menu. Unwind in the spa whirlpool or sauna, then dine on regionally-inspired dishes at Harry’s Restaurant or enjoy a glass of wine at Harry’s Bar.

Nearby Attractions

  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (1.4 kilometres)
  • Flinders Street Railway Station (700 metres)
  • St Patrick’s Cathedral (700 metres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 122 – USD 902
Guest Rating: 8.6
Address: 111 Little Collins Street, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Australia

Experience Bella Hotel Apartments

Experience Bella Hotel Apartments
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One of the most popular hotels in Melbourne for both corporate and leisure travellers, Experience Bella Hotel Apartments offers a range of self-contained one and two-bedroom apartments. Each room comes equipped with a Smart TV, air conditioning and fridge, with many also featuring stunning city and bay views from private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Start your day with breakfast favourites at Cafe Bella, then get your heart pumping at the on-site fitness centre or get outside and explore the city. Offering an enviable location in Crown Precinct Southbank, it’s across from Crown Casino and within walking distance from the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre.

Nearby Attractions

  • Eureka Skydeck (700 metres)
  • Melbourne Sports Centres – MSAC (2.1 kilometres)
  • Kings Domain (1.6 kilometres)

Star Rating: 4.5*
Price: USD 104 – USD 164
Guest Rating: 8.4
Address: 250 City Road, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia

The Como Melbourne – MGallery

The Como Melbourne - Mgallery, popular hotels in Melbourne
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The Como Melbourne – MGallery boasts a fashionable Chapel Street location, surrounded by South Yarra’s best restaurants, cafes and upscale stores. Bask in the sunshine at the hotel’s posh rooftop pool and sun deck, or choose from the a la carte menu at The Brasserie. Alternatively, SOBar serves a menu of buzzy cocktails.

You can save money in a Superior Room, which features a king-size bed, mini bar and whirlpool bath, while lavish Penthouses feature split level living with a private spa and sauna. Long-stay travellers can take advantage of the spacious lounge room and full kitchen in the Two Bedroom Apartment.

Nearby Attractions

  • South Yarra Station (400 metres)
  • Como House (1 kilometre)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria – Melbourne Gardens (1.8 kilometres)

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 123 – USD 573
Guest Rating: 9.3
Address: 630 Chapel Street, South Yarra, Melbourne, Australia

Ovolo Laneways

Ovolo Laneways
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Set on the corner of Little Bourke Street, Ovolo Laneways offers spacious studios and suites adorned with original artwork and quality furnishings. Apple TV, free in-room snacks and a workspace are just some of the standard in-room perks. Families in need of extra space can stay in a 2 Bedroom Suite, while the Penthouse Suite adds a private terrace with a Jacuzzi spa and city views.

Savour sundowner drinks while mingling with fellow travellers at Social Hour or satisfy your sweet tooth with a treat from the in-room mini bar. Kickstart your day with complimentary breakfast, then take advantage of the 24-hour gym, speedy Wi-Fi and self-service laundry.

Nearby Attractions

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 102 – USD 403
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: 19 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Australia

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Top Budget Hotels in Melbourne

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Atlantis Hotel Melbourne

Atlantis Hotel Melbourne, popular hotels in MElbourne
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One of the most popular hotels in Melbourne for budget-conscious travellers, Atlantis Hotel Melbourne is opposite the Southern Cross Station. Fuel up with the hotel’s breakfast buffet favourites, then head down to the heated indoor pool or relax in the sauna. Other perks include a fully-equipped gym and business centre.

Contemporary rooms feature sleek furnishings, flat-screen TVs and a workspace, while some also include city or Docklands views. Got the kids in tow? Upgrade to a spacious Family Suite with two bedrooms.

Nearby Attractions

  • Marvel Stadium (500 metres)
  • Festival Hall (650 metres)
  • Flagstaff Gardens (550 metres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 62 – USD 136
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: 300 Spencer Street, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Australia

Imagine Marco

Imagine Marco
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Offering lavish hotel facilities and modern apartment conveniences, Imagine Marco is located in the vibrant hub of Southbank. Just a short stroll from the Yarra River, 1 Bedroom Apartments feature full kitchens, living rooms, laundry facilities and balconies. Looking for a room with an epic view? Admire the stunning skyline from the 25th-floor and above from one of the lavish 2 Bedroom Sky Apartments.

On-site perks include a 12-metre heated infinity lap pool with city views and cinema and entertainment area. If you’re in Melbourne for business, make sure to advantage of the hotel’s 24-hour reception, same-day laundry service and meeting/group dining area.

Nearby Attractions

  • Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (700 metres)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium (1.3 kilometres)
  • Arts Centre Melbourne (1.1 kilometres)

Star Rating: 4.5*
Price: USD 78 – USD 159
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 42 – 48 Balston Street Southbank, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia

Pegasus Apart-Hotel

Pegasus Apart-Hotel, popular hotels in Melbourne
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Pegasus Apart-Hotel is a full service, 4-star hotel located at the north-west end of Melbourne’s CBD. Accommodation ranges from cosy Studio Apartments for two to spacious Two Bedroom Family apartments with a colourfully themed kids bedroom. In-room amenities include kitchenettes, LCD TVs, air conditioning, and in upgraded rooms, separate living rooms.

Make a splash in the huge indoor pool or stay fit in the gym, while the posh on-site spa offers a menu of relaxing body treatments. Pegasus Restaurant serves a tasty buffet breakfast, full lunch menu and a la carte dinner dishes, while Pegasus Bar serves barista-made coffee and delightful cookies.

Nearby Attractions

  • Emporium Melbourne (850 metres)
  • Queen Victoria Market (300 metres)
  • Immigration Museum (1.1 kilometres)

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 66 – USD 224
Guest Rating: 8.7
Address: 206 A Beckett Street, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Australia

Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne

Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
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Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne is one of the most popular hotels in Melbourne with an on-site restaurant, with Straits Cafe serving a menu of delectable international cuisines using organic produce. Alternatively, The Travellers Bar specializes in freshly brewed teas and hand-crafted cocktails made with Australian-produced spirits and liqueurs.

Budget-savvy travellers can stay in a King Room, which features a flat-screen TV, mini bar and 24-hour in-room dining, while Deluxe King Rooms add pillow top bedding and South Bank views. A 24-hour business centre, concierge and airport shuttle is also available.

Nearby Attractions

  • Patricia Coffee Brewers (850 metres)
  • ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) (400 metres)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium (550 metres)

Star Rating: 4.5*
Price: USD 81 – USD 216
Guest Rating: 8.4
Address: 328 Flinders Street, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Australia

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne, Popular hotels in Melbourne
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In a prime position to explore Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel Melbourne offers easy access to Southbank and the city’s galleries and museums. Single Rooms offer affordability and comfort with a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, while Apartment Rooms add kitchenettes and lounge rooms. With one queen bed and two single beds, Family Rooms are ideal for travellers with little ones.

Taste your way through the full buffet breakfast, served in Art Deco-inspired Mister Munro Restaurant & Bar. Alternatively, you can relax by the swimming pool or unwind at Vic’s Bar, which has an extensive drinks list and pool table.

Nearby Attractions

  • Chinatown Melbourne (450 metres)
  • Federation Square (750 metres)
  • Melbourne Town Hall (160 metres)

Star Rating: 3.5*
Price: USD 80 – USD 228
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne CBD, Melbourne, Australia

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Explore Like a Local in These Popular Hotels in Melbourne

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Melbourne is not only the sporting and cultural capital of Australia, but it’s also home to culinary hotspots, rooftop bars and shopping boutiques. Threaded with cobbled laneways, the city is best explored on foot, which means it’s important to choose your accommodation wisely. These popular hotels in Melbourne offer a prime location for sightseeing, as well as on-site restaurants, outdoor pools and varying room sizes to fit all types of travellers.

Do you have a favourite from our list of popular hotels in Melbourne? Let us know in the comments below.

Author: Charity De Souza

Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.

Charity De Souza
Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.
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