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10 Best Hotels in Southbank

Mantra Southbank Melbourne
4.5 out of 5
31 City Road, Southbank, VIC
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0.65 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,728 reviews)

"The property was stylish and modern. The amenities were excellent. It was well located although initially was a little hard to find, only because we didn’t know the city. The restaurant located at the hotel was fantastic. The food and service was awesome. The only thing we were disappointed in was ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Mantra Southbank Melbourne
WRAP on Southbank
4.5 out of 5
133 -139 City Road, Southbank, VIC
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The price is NZ$154 per night
0.3 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (2,286 reviews)

"Well located, good sized rooms and very helpful staff. Just disappointed that a 7night booking was reduced to 3nights due to need to get back to UK before flight restrictions imposed due to coronavirus. Next time I will avoid paying up front!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

WRAP on Southbank
Oaks Melbourne Southbank Suites
4 out of 5
57-61 City Road, Southbank, VIC
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The price is NZ$160 per night
0.53 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,336 reviews)

"The making up of rooms daily either was half done or not done at all... during a time of crisis with cleanliness, this didn't inspire much confidence. We had to report this to reception every morning (except the last day) and there was never an apology etc....We stay at OAKS all the time and never ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Oaks Melbourne Southbank Suites
Aria Hotel Apartments
4.5 out of 5
285 City Road, Southbank, VIC
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The price is NZ$155 per night
0.36 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,923 reviews)

"Stayed 1 night. Ideal location from the tram stop as we returned from the cruise terminal. Lovely room. Close to the waterfront. Plenty of things to do. Lots of choice of eateries. 10 minute walk to free tram stop for City centre."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

Aria Hotel Apartments
Quay West Suites Melbourne
5 out of 5
26 Southgate Avenue, Southbank, VIC
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The price is NZ$226 per night
0.77 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,598 reviews)
Great service is the Quay!!

"Absolutely fabulous staff, location, suite, amenities + buffet breakfasts!! Despite staying at Quay West Suites during the fateful weekend of the cancelled Melbourne Grand Prix followed by the ban of spectators at an MCG International cricket match, we had a magical weekend away! The staff at Quay ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Quay West Suites Melbourne
The Langham, Melbourne
5 out of 5
One Southgate Avenue, Southbank, VIC
The price is NZ$301 per night
0.62 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (3,154 reviews)

"we liked everything, our room was beautiful. located in the best place"…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

The Langham, Melbourne
Imagine Marco
4 out of 5
42-48 Balston Street, Southbank, VIC
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0.09 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,215 reviews)

"Enjoyable property minutes walk from trams and the river."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar. 2020

Imagine Marco
Saint Domain
4 out of 5
33 Coventry St, Southbank, VIC
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The price is NZ$175 per night
0.75 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (54 reviews)

"Stay was great apart from wind whistling underneath the entry door to room, construction going on in the morning"…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

Saint Domain
Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank
4 out of 5
35-47 City Road, Southbank, VIC
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0.59 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)

"A1 all round service, happy hour, room had essentials"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank
Shadow Play by Peppers
4.5 out of 5
308 – 320 City Road, Southbank, VIC
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0.38 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (82 reviews)

"Good - Great location and tram stop access. Reception and staff were friendly and professional. Decent price Bad - Lack of free water and the swimming pool equipment woke us up around 6am...."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Shadow Play by Peppers
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Accommodation in Southbank

A well-known Melbourne neighbourhood, Southbank is an important cultural hub and entertainment precinct, full of museums, galleries, and large concert venues. Visit the National Gallery of Victoria or the Melbourne Arts Centre, watch a show at the Malthouse Theatre, or book a concert at Hamer Hall. Southbank Promenade is the heart of the suburb and stretches from the sparkling Crown Casino to the fashionable Southgate shopping and dining precinct. Stroll along the Promenade to soak up the atmosphere, enjoy a coffee or lunch in one the restaurants and cafés, or find a bargain at the arts and craft market on Sundays. Southbank is also the perfect spot to see the CBD, on the other side of the Yarra River, light up at night.

Hotels and accommodation

There is plenty of accommodation in Southbank, Melbourne. Choose from upscale hotels, short-stay serviced apartments, and resorts, many of which are located along City Road. Crossing the Yarra River, you’ll find more accommodation options in the CBD. Southbank hotels range from comfortable to luxurious, and we at Expedia.co.nz will have the right place to stay for you.

Getting there

Southbank lies at the heart of Melbourne, about 20 km south of Melbourne Airport (MEL). Catch a taxi, SkyBus, or shuttle to Southbank. While there are also cheaper public buses, it takes much longer to reach your destination, and there is little information about them at the airport.

Melbourne holidays made easy

It couldn’t be easier than booking your Southbank holidays here at Expedia.co.nz today. Search Southbank accommodation by type, price, hotel brand, or location, find one that matches your needs, then add flights to make it a holiday package and save money. Don’t forget we have cheap last minute deals as well.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Southbank?
Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located steps from Eureka Tower. Other top choices based on reviews include Ink Hotel Melbourne Southbank and Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Southbank, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Southbank.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Southbank?
Based on reviews, City Tempo - Southbank Collection is a popular apartment for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include The Langham, Melbourne and Urban Central Accommodation - Hostel.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday to Southbank?
The Langham, Melbourne is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices for your family trip include Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank and Crown Metropol. Also, attractions in the area such as SEA LIFE Melbourne and Melbourne Star Observation Wheel are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday to Southbank?
Crown Metropol is a favourite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features bathrobes and a full-service spa. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank and The Langham, Melbourne.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Southbank?
CitySide is a top apartment for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and in-room kitchens for its human guests.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Southbank?
Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank is a top 4.5-star aparthotel for a beach holiday, and features free WiFi and in-room kitchens. Head to St Kilda Beach or Brighton Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Southbank?
Experience Bella Hotel Apartments is a 4.5-star aparthotel with a restaurant and in-room kitchens, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Southbank?
Aria Hotel Apartments is a favourite 4.5-star aparthotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features private balconies and free WiFi. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at The Langham, Melbourne.
Where's the best place to stay for some casino gaming in Southbank?
City Tempo - Southbank Collection is a 4-star apartment featuring an indoor pool and in-room kitchens, and it’s a top choice near the casinos.
What is the best spa hotel in Southbank?
CitySide is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an indoor pool, a fitness centre and an outdoor tennis court. Other popular spa hotels in Southbank include Nook Melbourne 173 City Road and Nook Melbourne Bank Tower Apartments.
What is staying in Southbank like?
Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Southbank, and visitors give high marks for the casinos, riverfront and top-notch restaurants. This urban city also attracts tourists with its shopping and sporting events. Top sights in the city include Eureka Tower, Melbourne Arts Centre and Eureka Skydeck 88. In Southbank, there are 441 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

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