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From US$141

1 Mantra On Russell

4 stars
4.5 / 5 106 reviews

222 Russell Street Map

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Mantra On Russell Melbourne offers discerning corporate travellers and holidaymakers comfortable self-contained apartments conveniently set in a central business location, near entertainment and... More

Convenient location but.........
We've stayed here several times before. It's in a great location, right next to Chinatown. While the room was clean, but the comfort was not good due to air conditioning problems. The air con kept...
11 Jan 2016
From US$127

2 Mantra On The Park

4 stars
4.7 / 5 203 reviews

333 Exhibition Street Map

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Mantra On The Park Apartment Melbourne offers travellers self-catering accommodations conveniently located a block away from Carlton Gardens and near the 19th-century Melbourne Exhibition Building.... More

Incredibly amazing.
The staff at Mantra on the Park absolutely made our time there amazing. Everybody was incredibly friendly & helpful, but also filled with knowledge about the general Melbourne area. The lovely...
29 Sep 2015
From US$97

3 Oaks On Market Melbourne

4 stars
4.4 / 5 347 reviews

60 Market Street Map

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Oaks On Market Melbourne Hotel provides central Melbourne accommodation, from where guests can enjoy views of Yarra River. Two of Melbourne's famous museums that are located close to the hotel are... More

Great place to stay
Great place to stay, nice and central. Clean comfy room, good bed, etc. Only downside: no free internet. They charge around $15 a day week which, in my view, is kind of prehistoric. Also lots of...
14 Jan 2016
From US$83

4 Easystay Apartments @ Raglan Street

3 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

Check in is at 63 Fitzroy Street Map

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Whether in the Victoria capital for a business trip or a holiday getaway, travellers find convenient base at Easystay Apartments At Raglan Street Melbourne. This Melbourne property places guests... More

Disappointing location
My husband and I were worried about parking when we booked our concert tickets. Unfortunately I didn't look at the map properly when I booked this accommodation. It was a lot further from the...
20 Nov 2015
From US$122


4 stars
4.6 / 5 64 reviews


Offering tasteful accommodations and easy airport access, Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport makes for an ideal base for business and leisure travellers visiting Melbourne. This value-for-money hotel is... More

pleasant nights stay
as a single person who only wanted a bed for the night it is disappointing to always have to pay for a room and amenities clearly suited for a couple. Would like to have the chance to stay in a...
7 Feb 2016
From US$22

6 Nomads Industry Melbourne

2 stars
3.0 / 5 4 reviews

196 - 197 A'BECKETT STREET Map

Nomads Industry Melbourne provides quality accommodation for business or leisure travellers in an ideal location near Queen Victoria Market, a 19th century market. Guests can enjoy panoramic views... More

From US$81

7 Park Regis Griffin Suites

4 stars
4.0 / 5 26 reviews

604 St Kilda Road Map

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Park Regis Griffin Suites Melbourne offers modern apartments set in a convenient location placing business and leisure travellers to the heart of the city centre and St Kilda. While on a Melbourne... More

From US$112

8 Mantra 100 Exhibition

4 stars
4.2 / 5 59 reviews

100 Exhibition Street Map

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Discerning travellers staying in the vibrant city centre for quick trips or long visits find suitable base at Mantra 100 Exhibition Melbourne. Guests at the contemporary and tastefully appointed... More

Business trip
All ok, except that WIFI is provided at a cost. At most hotels, WIFI is now included at no cost.
26 Sep 2015
From US$127

9 Mantra Southbank Melbourne

4 stars
4.1 / 5 53 reviews

31 City Road Map

Mantra Southbank Melbourne Apartments is an ideal place for business and leisure guests who are looking for accommodation with personalised services. Popular attractions of the city - Southgate... More

Boxing Day to New Years
This hotel is in a great location. It's within a couple of minutes walk to the restaurant hub of Southbank. It's a 10 minute walk to the Casino. The rooms while tiny are very clean and quite...
13 Jan 2016
From US$102

10 BEST WESTERN PLUS Travel Inn Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 57 reviews

cnr Drummond & Grattan Streets Map

Being close to Melbourne's popular attractions such as Princess Theatre and St Peter's Church, Travel Inn Melbourne with its quakity service is an ideal accommodation choice for both business and... More

Brilliant location
This is chiefly brilliant because it is in an exceptional location for the inner north of the city as well as being very accessible to the CBD. The room I had was clean, well appointed and...
3 Nov 2015
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Insider city tips

  • Nat Esler, Editor of Millie Mummy Melbourne

    "For older children free wi-fi is a must."

    We chat with Nat Esler, Editor of Millie Mummy Melbourne, to ask for her insider tips on where to stay and things to do in Melbourne with the kids.

    1. What are the top 5 things you look for in a family friendly hotel?

    A restaurant with high chairs and a kids' menu would be right up there, but having cots, a swimming pool and being in a central location would be ideal. For older children free wi-fi is a must.

    2. Which neighbourhood would you recommend someone who is looking to book a hotel for a family stay in Melbourne?

    I would stick to the CBD, there's a lot more options for attractions and restaurants so it's easier to choose something that will fit within your budget.

    3. What are your top family friendly travel hacks for Melbourne?

    Parents should invest in a lightweight stroller for littlies / toddlers to save little legs. We found one that enables the back rest to lie flat - it meant our daughter could have a snooze while we were sightseeing and we didn't have to return to the hotel for her naps. Colouring books and packs of stickers are great for keeping children amused at restaurants.

    4. What are the best family friendly activities in Melbourne you won’t find on the tourist map?

    ArtPlay is behind Federation Square and is an amazing creative space with scheduled activities for children up to 12. The Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden within the Royal Botanic Gardens is well worth a visit, with plenty of places to explore and enjoy the sunshine.

    Read more great Insider Tips to help you get more out of your trip to Melbourne here.


    Kate Nelson Founder of Meetoo

    "I always love to stay in the heart of town wherever we go..”

    We spoke with Kate Nelson Founder of Melbourne’s popular family friendly activities and events website - Meetoo - to get her insider tips and travel hacks for a family trip to Melbourne.

    1. What's the most critical thing you look for when booking a family friendly hotel?

    I always look at the photo’s of the hotel online to check a number of things - but the thing I am most keen to know is: is this place clean and relatively up to date with its presentation?  While it’s tricky to tell if a place is actually clean from online photo’s there are a few tell tale hints in the form of how new things look.

    2. Which neighbourhood would you recommend someone who is looking to book a hotel for a family stay in Melbourne?

    I always love to stay in the heart of town wherever we go - even if we drive to a destination I find it’s always better to explore a place on foot and with kids that is easier if you don’t have to walk too far.  Melbourne is a fantastic city with a really vibrant and friendly heart.  In the CBD it’s easy access to many galleries and museums, as well as the cities famous laneways and street art.

    In the same breath Melbourne also has some fabulous neighbourhoods just on the edge of the CBD which are an easy 15min tram ride (or if you’re keen you could walk).  I would recommend South Yarra or Richmond for families - both suburbs are easy access to the CBD and also have a lot to offer on their doorsteps.

    3. What are your top picks of family friendly hotels in Melbourne?

    We’ve had a staycation at the Adara Hotel in Richmond and had a fabulous time there.  It’s lovely and clean, recently refurbished, walking distance to the city (or an easy tram ride), located next to Bridge Road and all it’s fabulous shops (including a Thomas Dux supermarket).  The rooms also have kitchen facilities and the staff are friendly.  I have also had personal referrals for the Adara in the CBD (in Collins Street) as well as the Crown Casino hotels (which have amazing views and swimming pools).  If you’re after a touch of class and have a keener eye for design then the Art Series hotels are also somewhere I’d highly recommend.  We have spend some time (but never stayed overnight) at the Langham Hotel - it has a very classy vibe and I am sure if the front of house and dining areas are anything to go by the rooms would be beautiful.

    4. What are your top family friendly travel hacks for Melbourne?

    In the centre of town it’s now free to travel on trams - but once you venture out of the CBD zone you will require a myki travel card.  You can purchase one of these from any 7-Eleven store or large train station.  There is something called a Visitor Value Pack that could be worth investing in if you are in Melbourne for more than a few days and plan to visit some tourist attractions.

    Behind Federation Square on the river is a great playground - and heading down here is also a great opportunity to walk along the river and enjoy the view.  On the other side of the river is NGV International (we love the NGV Kids exhibitions here) and a little further up the road is the Botanical Gardens - a lovely place to visit with it’s winding paths and (in summer, spring and autumn) Children’s Garden.  Catch a tram down to Acland Street in St Kilda and walk along the beachfront, visit Luna Park and have a meal.

    Read more great Insider Tips to help you get more out of your trip to Melbourne here.

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