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The 19 Best Hotels in Melbourne That Truly Have It All

From rockstar treatment and fluffy robes to rooftop pools and world-class dining, these are the best hotels in Melbourne for a stay you won't forget.

Movenpick Melbourne Central

There’s nothing like a staycation to reinvigorate your love for Melbourne and appreciate all of its incredible attributes. From spa treatments to luxurious rooms and rooftop pools, staycations are a mini holiday without the hassle. To help you plan an unforgettable CBD or inner-city experience, we’ve wrapped up our sixteen favourite staycations at the best hotels in Melbourne. 

Pan Pacific

Pan Pacific Melbourne

A stay at Pan Pacific is one you're not likely to forget. And while all their rooms offer unmatched comfort and gorgeous views of the city, make sure you book the Panoramic Suite for your stay. This suite is spacious, and comfortable, with an extra large double bed, luxurious shower and bath experience wherein you can choose which special self-care package you'd like to receive (an aromatic bath, bubble bath, etc.), plus a menu of pillows to choose from to ensure you get the best night's sleep possible.

And if that doesn't sound amazing already, just wait until your eyes bear witness to the views this corner suite has to offer. Gaze outside of the floor-to-ceiling windows wrapping across the living area and bedroom to see the city and Yarra River below in a breathtaking spectacle. Make sure you keep some time free before dinner to watch the sunset from your room, because it's not to be missed.

People staying suites at Pan Pacific get to enjoy their buffet breakfast in the exclusive Pan Pacific Club Lounge, away from the hustle and bustle of the other breakfast area below, so you can have a peaceful and pleasant start to your morning.

2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf

Quincy Hotel

Quincy Hotel

Check-in to this vibrant haven nestled in the CBD. It's hello panoramic views, an indoor pool, cool bedheads and pretty pink-themed bathrooms and goodbye to the stresses of everyday at Quincy Hotel. Conveniently located near the river and Crown, it's the perfect inner-city stay-cay, where detailed artworks adorn each floor and modern elegance meets exceptional service. 

Indulge in South East Asian flavors at their onsite Salted Egg Restaurant. Standouts include ginger prawn dumplings and duck curry. Plus, don't miss the surprisingly delicious dessert plate! 

For pre-or-post dinner drinks, sip and unwind at The Q, a cosy rooftop bar with skyline views and a lovely outdoor balcony. 

509 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Westin Melbourne

Westin Melbourne 

Experience European elegance at the Westin Melbourne, ideally situated just minutes from Fed Square, with luxurious rooms featuring signature Heavenly Beds and stunning CBD views. Indulge in the fitness centre, indoor pool, and exquisite dining at Allegro restaurant, offering high tea and buffet breakfast. Unwind on the outdoor terrace with sunset sips and gourmet dishes - located near The Regent Theatre, it's the perfect pre-show destination. With attentive service and modern amenities, The Westin Melbourne promises an unforgettable retreat in the heart of the city.

205 Collins Street, Melbourne 

Le Meridien

Le Méridien

Le Méridien, one of the world's leading hotel brands, opened its doors here in March 2023 in a stunning 12-story, art deco building right in the heart of the CBD. Bringing its signature blend of refined luxury and exceptional service to the buzzing capital city.  With 235 stylish guest rooms, a ground floor café and bar, Dolly restaurant and a spectacular pool deck offering sweeping views of Parliament, Fitzroy Gardens, and the city skyline. 

20 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Hyatt Centric

Hyatt Centric Melbourne epitomises luxury and convenience, right in the heart of the city. Nestled in a prime CBD location, enjoy easy access to Melbourne's vibrant cultural, dining & shopping scene. Boasting a chic modern aesthetic, opulent amenities including a lush indoor pool, and the impressive Langlands Brasserie sitting atop the 25th floor, Hyatt Centric offers an unforgettable stay that seamlessly blends sophistication with comfort.

25 Downie Street, Melbourne

Rydges Melbourne 

Discover the newly transformed Rydges Melbourne, nestled in the heart of the theatre district. Immerse yourself in Melbourne's vibrant culture with rooms inspired by the beauty of Australia. Enjoy nostalgic treats like chocolate freckles in the bar fridge. Whether it's a weekend escape or a family retreat, they will cater to your every need. Apartments feature kitchenettes, spacious lounges, and laundry facilities. Stay active in the fitness studio or unwind at the heated rooftop pool with stunning city views. Indulge in Chef Paul Griffith's modern Australian cuisine at Bossley Bar & Restaurant, offering an intimate dining experience or relaxed outdoor terrace.

186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne


Mövenpick Hotel

A hotel with a chocolate happy hour? Sign us up. A stay at Australia’s second-ever Mövenpick is sure to be sweet, especially when everyday at 3.30pm guests are invited to indulge in the chef’s daily chocolate-themed creations. The hotel is all about creating memorable moments, with beautifully appointed rooms, delightful food and a pool that’s open until 10pm for night swims.

160 Spencer Street, Melbourne

W Melbourne

W Melbourne

The W is one of Melbourne’s most charismatic 5-star hotels. Located on iconic Flinders Lane, their boldly colourful room designs and street art-inspired lobbies are nothing like the hotel chains of yore. Spend your stay lounging by the flashy hotel pool or feasting at their top tier restaurants, including Lollo by Adam D’Sylva of Coda fame.

408 Flinders Lane, Melbourne


Sofitel Melbourne

When it comes to impeccable service and high-end experiences, you can’t go past the Sofitel. Befitting its location on the Paris End of Collins Street, rooms boast glittering views of the city while the 35th floor Atrium bar is topped with a dazzling chandelier. Every detail from check in to check out is thoughtfully considered, and the pastries served for tea in Sofi’s Lounge are a holiday in themselves.

25 Collins Street, Melbourne

The Royce

The Royce

Inspired by the golden age of hospitality, at The Royce you’ll find everything from grand chandeliers to a curved marble fireplace rising 14 metres high. The rooms within are equally splendid, with spacious suites and two-storey lofts providing an unforgettable stay. While you’re here you can indulge in Champagne breakfasts in the leafy, French-inspired Conservatory, or enjoy late night nibbles and drinks in the glitzy Showroom Bar.

379 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Ovolo South Yarra

Ovolo South Yarra

Not many hotels can boast of having a trendy vegan restaurant downstairs, but not many hotels are like Ovolo South Yarra. In addition to hosting Shannon Martinez’s hype worthy Lona Misa, this boutique hotel sports retro chic, 70's inspired design and a zesty personality. Cap off a day exploring South Yarra’s café and shopping scene with free drinks at the bar during ‘social hour’.

234 Toorak Road, South Yarra

QT Melbourne

QT Melbourne

Offering a sophisticated combination of luxury and fanciful design, at the QT you’ll find rooms with beautifully appointed ensuites and thoughtful extra touches. QT sets itself apart by its fine dining and bars – The Rooftop has a stunning view of the city, which is best enjoyed with a cocktail in hand.

133 Russell Street, Melbourne

InterContinental Melbourne – The Rialto

InterContinental Melbourne – The Rialto

Housed in a stunning old gothic building, the InterContinental Melbourne – The Rialto features a gorgeous atrium restaurant, a luxurious spa, and enviably appointed rooms. This inner-city gem has everything that you could possibly wish for, for the ultimate staycation.

495 Collins Street, Melbourne

The Olsen

The Olsen

There’s a lot to love about The Olsen – all 224 suites feature prints from renowned contemporary artist John Olsen. There are two in-house restaurants and the spa and pool are a highlight – the glass pool forms part of the building façade and makes for a unique experience.

637-641 Chapel Street, South Yarra



For a boutique hotel staycation, we can’t go past Adelphi on Flinders Lane. Rooms are generously proportioned and include many of the little extras that make a stay more enjoyable. For a luxurious pool experience, head up to the rooftop and enjoy the glass-bottomed cantilevered pool.

187 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

The Cullen

The Cullen

The Cullen offers a fun and bold twist on the usual hotel experience – the rooms are decorated with works from the late Australian artist Adam Cullen and are luxuriously designed. The Cullen also offers Lekker electric bicycles for hire to help you make the most of your Melbourne staycation.

164 Commercial Road, Prahran

The Langham

The Langham

The Langham’s stylishly intimate interior exudes a beautifully furnished home-away-from home feel. Known for its personalised service, you can expect an ultimate staycation experience. The in-house spa, Chuan Spa, is a sanctuary of holistic wellness treatment and is well worth booking in to.

1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank

Grand Hyatt

Grand Hyatt

Sitting on Collins Street, you’ll be perfectly situated to explore nearby laneways when you stay at this five star hotel. The Grand Hyatt is luxury at its finest with its Clubrooms and Premium Suites featuring Italian marble bathrooms, dining and bar options. Head up to the rooftop for a tennis court with a view.

123 Collins Street, Melbourne

Hotel Windsor

The Hotel Windsor

Making the most of over 130 years of heritage, The Hotel Windsor’s rooms are elegantly designed and are a lesson in hotel opulence. Sitting on Spring Street, The Hotel Windsor is another hotel perfectly situated for the ultimate staycation. We recommend you make the most of their famed high-tea experience.

111 Spring Street, Melbourne

Now that you’ve booked the digs for your staycation at one of the best Melbourne hotels, what’s next? Fill your itinerary with romantic restaurants, inspiring art galleries and unmissable events.

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