Melbourne - CBD Hotel & Accommodation

As befits one of the world's finest cities, Melbourne CBD accommodation is excellent: catering for all tastes and budgets, while letting visitors easily tap into the eclectic, vibrant heart of this fascinating town.

Accommodation ranges from five-star rooms, courtesy of the world's most prestigious hotel chains, to cheap Melbourne CBD hotels for those looking to keep thing to a budget. Meanwhile backpackers also have the choice of conveniently situated hostels close to transport and attractions.

Staying in the Melbourne CBD, many of the city's defining characteristics - its shopping, history, art and nightlife - are at your doorstep. Indulge in retail therapy and the famous cafe culture through gorgeous old laneways and arcades, then visit Federation Square, with its exciting cultural attractions such as the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, or take a walk along nearby Southbank. The latter delivers an dazzling line up of restaurants, shops and cafes as well as being home to the Victorian Arts Centre, the Australian Ballet, Victorian College of the Arts, the National Gallery of Victoria and Playbox theatre company.

With the extensive system of public transport radiating from the CBD, the visitor is also well placed to visit Melbourne's suburbs, whether you're after the bohemian vibe of Fitzroy, with its hip galleries, bars and eateries, or looking to sample the famous Melbourne coffee at a destination like Lygon Street, Carlton. Meanwhile, from the CBD, it's only a tram-ride to visit seaside St Kilda, to take in its beaches and nightlife.

And when your holiday comes to an end, you will be just a short walk to major transport hubs such as Melbourne's Southern Cross Railway Station, offering regional and interstate services, as well as being the termination point for the regular SkyBus service to the airport.

Ideally placed to help you experience the breadth of what this city has to offer, booking yourself a long stay in some Melbourne CBD accommodation is the hot tip for a fantastic holiday!