Melbourne

 

Melbourne is Australia’s second largest city, located at the head of Port Phillip Bay.

It is Australia’s cultural capital, with Victorian-era architecture, extensive shopping, museums, galleries, theatres, and large parks and gardens.

Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Overall Atmosphere: Cultural
A Cultural Atmosphere includes both the historic (eg, landmark town centers) and the contemporary (music, nightlife, etc).

Cultural Interests tend to be:
(a) indoors-oriented, and therefore not as linked to weather conditions for enjoyment
(b) relatively physically accessible, while also not being physically demanding.
Featuring mainly indoors-oriented historical or contemporary attractions.
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Somerset on Elizabeth Melbourne

Just 300 metres from Melbourne Central Station and Bourke Street Mall, Somerset on Elizabeth Melbourne offers accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Guests enjoy a fitness centre, hot tub, sauna and an outdoor courtyard. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$133 - $398

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CityLights at Flinders st

Situated 600 metres from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, this apartment features a patio with river views. CityLights at Flinders st features views of the city and is 700 metres from Eureka Tower. Free WiFi is offered . Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$113

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Anchor on Elizabeth

Located in Central Melbourne, this self-contained apartment is internally connected to a large shopping precinct, including Emporium Shopping Centre and Strand Arcade, which have a range of brands and boutiques. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$174

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Mantra on Little Bourke

Mantra on Little Bourke offers suites and apartments in Melbourne’s CBD. Each has a spacious living area with an LCD TV and a kitchenette with a microwave and a refrigerator. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$124 - $756

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Tennyson - Beyond a Room Private Apartments

Tennyson - Beyond a Room Private Apartments offers accommodation in Melbourne. The property is 900 metres from MCG Melbourne and free private parking is provided. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$80

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
The Glenferrie Hotel Hawthorn

The Glenferrie Hotel Hawthorn

Built in 1888, this boutique hotel offers rooms with a spa bath and free Wi-Fi. The Glenferrie Hotel Hawthorn features a restaurant, a bar and free parking. Glenferrie Train Station is a 2-minute walk away. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$110 - $136

$110-
Roland - Beyond a Room Private Apartments

Roland - Beyond a Room Private Apartments

Located 600 metres from Regent Theatre, Roland - Beyond a Room Private Apartments offers accommodation in Melbourne. The apartment is 800 metres from St Paul's Cathedral. Free WiFi is available . There is a seating area and a kitchen. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$110

$110-
Bayside Bed and Breakfast

Bayside Bed and Breakfast

Bayside Bed and Breakfast is set in Melbourne, 2 km from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and 2.8 km from Eureka Tower. The rooms include a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$110

$110-
Carlton Clocktower Apartments

Carlton Clocktower Apartments

Featuring full kitchen and laundry facilities, Clocktower Apartments are just 5 minutes’ drive from Melbourne Central Train Station. Air conditioning and a flat-screen TV are standard in all apartments. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$111 - $345

$111-
Amazing Accommodations : South Yarra

Amazing Accommodations : South Yarra

Set in the peaceful and quiet Bray Strett, Amazing Accommodations: South Yarra is located just 100 metres from Chapel Street, the shopping mecca of Melbourne. There are a range of bars, restaurants and clubs within walking distance. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$111

$111-
Waratah Stay - A Mansion Experience

Waratah Stay - A Mansion Experience

Located in the heart of cosmopolitan St Kilda, 2 minutes' walk from vibrant cafes, shops and night life, Waratah 41 Acland - A Mansion Experience boasts beautifully manicured gardens high ceilings and free WiFi. Onsite parking is available. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$112

$112-
Megan - Beyond a Room Private Apartments

Megan - Beyond a Room Private Apartments

Located 700 metres from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, this apartment features free WiFi and a balcony. The air-conditioned unit is 1.1 km from Regent Theatre. The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher and an oven. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$112

$112-
Vincent - Beyond a Room Private Apartments

Vincent - Beyond a Room Private Apartments

Offering free WiFi and free on-site parking, Vincent - Beyond a Room is 2 bedroom, self-contained apartment located in Melbourne. The property is 15 minutes' walk from Docklands and Etihad Etihad Stadium. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$112

$112-
Quest St Kilda Bayside

Quest St Kilda Bayside

Just 5 minutes’ walk from St Kilda Beach, Quest offers accommodation with a private balcony and a fully equipped kitchen. Guests enjoy a fitness centre and there is a heated pool and BBQ facilities available in the summer months. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$112 - $257

$112-
Talia - Beyond a Room Private Apartments

Talia - Beyond a Room Private Apartments

Located in Melbourne, this apartment features free WiFi. The property features views of the city and is 900 metres from Melbourne Museum. Free private parking is available on site. There is a dining area and a kitchen. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$112

$112-
Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands

Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands

Offering an outdoor pool, Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands is located in the heart of the popular Docklands area with countless restaurants and shops nearby. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$112

$112-
CityLights at Flinders st

CityLights at Flinders st

Situated 600 metres from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, this apartment features a patio with river views. CityLights at Flinders st features views of the city and is 700 metres from Eureka Tower. Free WiFi is offered . Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$113

$113-
Mantra 100 Exhibition

Mantra 100 Exhibition

Mantra 100 Exhibition is located directly in Melbourne's CBD amongst the fashion precinct of the city. The hotel is 5 minutes' walk from theatres and entertainment areas. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$113 - $325

$113-
Apartments Ink St Kilda

Apartments Ink St Kilda

Located between St Kilda Road and Chapel Street, Apartments Ink offers a range of air-conditioned accommodation with a flat-screen TV. The property is within 10 minutes' walk of St Kilda’s cafes, theatres and live music venues. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$113 - $389

$113-
Qv Apartment

Qv Apartment

Situated in Melbourne, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi and a balcony. The property boasts views of the garden and is 500 metres from Princess Theatre. A dishwasher, an oven and a microwave can be found in the kitchen. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$113

$113-
Punthill Northbank

Punthill Northbank

Set in Melbourne, Punt Hill Northbank is 8 minutes' walk from Crown Melbourne and 10 minutes' walk from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Eureka Tower is 15 minutes' walk from the property. All units have a flat-screen TV. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$113

$113-
NEO Serviced Apartments

NEO Serviced Apartments

Situated 600 metres from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi, a hot tub and a balcony. The apartment is 800 metres from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Private parking is available on site. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$113

$113-

Highlighted Interests:

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Cultural
Unusual Local Feature

Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens

This World Heritage Site was designed for international exhibitions of 1880 and 1888 in Melbourne. The building and grounds combine elements from the Byzantine, Romanesque, Lombardic and Italian Renaissance styles. The Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens are a surviving manifestation of the international exhibition movement which blossomed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This had a global influence, showcasing technological innovation and change, and helping to promote a industrialization and the international exchange of knowledge and ideas. Even the Land Down Under was doing creative things with design and engineering.
Global City
Melbourne is one of Australia’s two major cities (in addition to Sydney). It is sometimes called the cultural capital of Australia, with its many art galleries, film festivals, orchestras, choral and opera productions, and vibrant live music scene. It also has a strong food, wine and coffee culture. Perhaps the defining center of Melbourne is the Flinders Street Railway Station -- a colonial-era railway station at the junction of Flinders Street and Swanston Street.
Other Interests:
Cultural
Nightlife
Theater
Music
Visual Arts
Museums

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