Only 300 metres from Southern Cross Station, Hotel Sophia offers four-star budget accommodation in the heart of the city. With 49 rooms including standard, double, triple and the Corporate Superior room, guests have a number of flexible options from which to choose. Hotel Sophia is conveniently located on the corner of King and Little Lonsdale Streets, and in the building, guests will find The Golden Age bar and restaurant, which boasts 106 years of tradition and is the perfect place for a morning coffee, a quiet Greek-style dinner or European buffet breakfast.
Hotel Sophia, 277/287 King St, Melbourne VIC, Australia, +61 3 9670 1342
In the heart of South Yarra, only 100 metres from Chapel Street and within walking distance of The Jam Factory, is an elegantly restored Victorian guest house dating back to 1886. Comprised of 77 rooms, including 12 serviced apartments as well as several configurations featuring queen, double, single, family and bunk rooms, Hotel Claremont has a number of comfortable options. In addition, there are gender-separate dormitory rooms, and to start your day, you can enjoy free breakfast. Hotel Claremont also offers guests Wi-Fi and 24-hour reception.
Hotel Claremont, 189 Toorak Road, South Yarra VIC, Australia, +61 3 9826 8000
Ibis Budget Melbourne
Ibis Budget Melbourne, a three-star hotel on Elizabeth Street, is ideal for couples and families looking for an affordable hotel in the city centre. There are 146 guest rooms, with five configurations, as well as six rooms for people with reduced mobility. Each room features private ensuite facilities, linen and towels, and pay-per-view TV. The hotel also offers an all-you-can-eat Continental buffet breakfast with hot drinks, juice and a selection of bread, cereals, and pastries.
Set in an elegant, heritage-listed building, Richmond Hill provides tasteful three-star accommodation for the budget-conscious traveller. For large families and groups, Richmond Hill Hotel provides spacious Apartment Suites that can sleep up to seven guests and feature a fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi and a private ensuite with a bath and shower. Smaller groups can choose between queen rooms, standard rooms and economy rooms. Richmond Hill also offers guests complimentary breakfast which is served on the terrace in the summer. The property also features an open fireplace in the guest lounge for those cold winter nights and a stylish club bar.
Richmond Hill, 353 Church Street, Richmond VIC, Australia, +61 3 9428 6501
Located in West Melbourne, Miami Hotel provides 3.5-star accommodation across the road from the Errol Street café precinct and only minutes away from the city. Sleep soundly in their variety of rooms, including the Superior Twin, Superior Double, Family Room and Superior Quad, or stay next door in their two-storey, three-bedroom townhouse. Each room comes equipped with a private ensuite, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities and FOXTEL.
Miami Hotel, 13 Hawke Street, West Melbourne VIC, Australia, +61 3 9321 2444
Arrow on Swanston
With a range of apartments on offer, catering to short term and long term stays, Arrow on Swanston features modern accommodation within walking distance of Melbourne’s best attractions. Perfect for students and business workers, Arrow on Swanston offers a variety of rooms depending on your needs and group size. The hotel also provides all guests complimentary use of their fitness centre, which includes a pool and gym. Situate yourself in the hub of Melbourne in a modern hotel without breaking the bank.
Arrow on Swanston, 488 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC, Australia, +61 3 9225 9000