Melbourne is a diverse and cosmopolitan city. The town is home to some of Australia's biggest shopping complexes and sophisticated boutiques, glorious food halls and elegant restaurants with a wide range of ethnic foods being readily available.
It is regarded as one of the cultural, culinary, sporting and shopping capitals of Australia with a great selection of events and festivals to entertain locals and visitors.
A short drive out of the city is the Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne's summer playground and the Dandenongs, which locals claim has "the very best nature has to offer.
Arriving from Melbourne Airport Melbourne Airport
is approximately 20kms or 25 minutes northwest of the city and can be easily accessed by car, taxi or bus.
Taxis are readily available outside the terminals. A taxi from Tullamarine Airport to the city is approx $50-$60. “Skybus”
provides an economical and direct service to the city; buses run 24 hours a day, seven days a week every 10-15 minutes. Skybus drops passengers at Southern Cross Station Southern Cross Station
(Formerly Spencer Street Station) is V/Line’s ‘hub’. All V/Line trains and many coach services depart from or arrive here. The station is located on Spencer Street in Melbourne city. To get from the Station direct to the Hotel:
catch a tram down Bourke Street and get off at Russell Street; you are then only a 5 minute walk from the hotel. If you are feeling energetic it will take you approximately half an hour to walk from the station to the hotel.
The closest metro train station is Parliament Station. To get from the station to the hotel take the Lonsdale Street exit. Once out of the station, turn left and walk down Lonsdale St one and a half blocks, the hotel will be located to your left.
- A car park is located directly underneath the hotel and can be entered via Lonsdale Street. For hotel guests a special rate of $20 per 24 hours applies. Please note the car park has a low clearance of 1.9 metres.