Melbourne is unarguably one of the top tourist and business destination in Australia.
Numerous forums, seminars and festivities bring visitors both from Australia and abroad.
There are numerous Melbourne hotels which cater for large influx of guests.
Majority of these hotels blend into the Melbourne Colonial style.
However, there are other Melbourne hotels which show a modern and trendy designs. The service is internationally renown throughout 3, 4 and 5 star accommodations. Let's review 4 Melbourne hotels which represent various budgets and facilities:
- Melbourne hotel Crown Towers
- Lyall Melbourne hotel and Spa
- Beau Monde International Melbourne hotel
- Melbourne hotel Alto on Bourke
Melbourne Hotel Crown Towers
This Melbourne hotel is perfectly situated on the banks of Yarra River.
The building forms part of the famous Crown Casino complex with superb view on the city.
The entire waterfront consists of over 50 restaurants and bars.
There are also night clubs, fashion boutiques and over 14 cinemas.
The location is in the center of CBD and the access to the transport is excellent. Rooms are not cheap, though.
The most affordable rooms in this Melbourne hotel are Super Special Twin Rooms. They feature 2 queen sized beds, full buffet and valet parking. All rooms in Crown Towers Melbourne hotel have furniture, mini bar, bathroom, satellite TV and more. Prices for the full rate are $950. However, $315 per night is not uncommon during promotions and the low season.
Lyall Melbourne Hotel and Spa
This is the only 5 star Melbourne hotel which is privately owned.
It situated in the South Yarra prestigious suburbs with access to restaurants, art galleries and much more.
This Melbourne hotel consists of 40 boutique style suites with exclusive furniture.
Each level has a mini gallery; facilities include: restaurant, champagne bar, day spa and gymnasium.
The cheapest Studio Rooms in this Melbourne hotel offer 1 king or 2 single beds. Ensuites bathrooms contain shower over bath and heated floors. There is a private balcony, air conditioning, broadband, mini bar and the entertainment set. Prices are $580 for a full rate and $270 for low season specials. The most expensive grand suite packages of Lyall Melbourne hotel and Spa can cost up to $1200 per night.
Beau Monde International Melbourne Hotel
This is a 4.5 star Melbourne hotel located in the heart of Eastern Suburbs.
It has 35 rooms each containing large LCD TV, leather coaches, spa bath, wireless internet and plenty of space.
The location (Doncaster) has excellent proximity to shopping centers, transport and entertainment. Prices for full rates vary between $400 to $550 per night.
The cheapest, Extended GateWay Packages in this Melbourne hotel have all the necessary facilities for a business or pleasure stay. It is not uncommon to get over 50% discount for the rooms during low season and specials.
Melbourne Hotel Alto on Bourke
Alto Melbourne hotel is a 4 star accommodation located in Melbourne CBD.
It has an excellent location close to city transport, shops, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Casino, Docklands, Aquarium and more.
Prices for a full rate vary between $200 for a Hotel Room to a $365 for a 2 Bedroom Loft Apartment per night.
The basic Alto Melbourne hotel room is suitable for maximum of 2 adults. It features queen bed, bathroom, coffee and tea making facilities. LCD TV, broadband, mini bar, air conditioning are all part of the basic standard for this Melbourne hotel. It is a great value for money for this multiaward service and eco-friendly accommodation.