Accommodations near Laver Arena
There are a number of accommodation types near Laver Arena. We found a backpacker joint that begins at $32 a night per person based on shared rooms, and there are luxury hotels with standard rooms beginning at $250 a night and everything in between. Regardless of the type of accommodation you require there is bound to be a perfect fit for you on this list of accommodations near Rod Laver Arena. Whether you will be attending a sporting event, conference, concert or other special event solo or with a group find your best option right here.
The Travelodge Southbank has 275 rooms 25 of which are interconnecting, making the accommodation options very diverse. Rooms come equipped with kitchenettes, TV, Foxtel and movie channels. Room rates are a lot lower than many of the luxury hotels in this area and you can easily save on dining costs by using the kitchenettes in room. If you opt to eat out there are plenty of restaurants, cafes, and other shopping close by. The Travelodge is in close proximity to Rod Laver Stadium and the interconnecting rooms make it ideal for groups and families travelling together. The Travelodge is a 4 star hotel, and is very close to the Crown Casino and the Melbourne Cricket Ground as well.
Perhaps you are travelling on a budget and you need accommodations for your group after attending a concert or other event at Rod Laver Arena. United Backpackers is rated one of the top hostels in Melbourne and Australia as a whole. The awesome common areas are really what sets this hostel apart, well that and the stellar location which is a mere 50 metres from Federation Square. The common areas have free WiFi available, and there is a designer kitchen and dining room there for your use overlooking Flinders Street Station. Head below decks to the Underground Chill Out Lounge. Party hard and still get a good night's sleep without breaking your wallet.
United Backpackers has several different types of rooms to choose from. You can enjoy a private ensuite, or you can get a dorm room for 4-12 of your newest friends. Don’t worry about sharing each guest will be provided an in room locker, and swipe card access. Per person rates in the shared dorms start as low as $32 and go up from there. United Backpackers is ideal for students, or other young people travelling on a budget, or for anyone who is laid back and has more important things to spend their hard earned money on than a place to lay your head at night.
Right in the heart of the sports and entertainment district of Melbourne you will find Mantra. The Mantra has studio and 1 bedrooms that can interconnect to make a 2 key 2 bedroom unit with laundry facilities available between every two rooms. All rooms have kitchens or kitchenettes, microwaves, private bathrooms, broadband internet access, a bar fridge, and ironing equipment and hair dryers are also available. Everything you need for a home away from home. Baby cots and rollaway beds can also be provided for a nominal fee. There is an outdoor heated pool and spa, and a full gymnasium available for all guests. Parking is limited and costs $25 per day.
The restaurant, Boundary Line Bar & Kitchen is open 7 days a week for classic Aussie breakfast, and 5 days a week for dinner from 5pm on. The dinner menu has classic Aussie fare, such as steaks, pizza, fish and chips. If this doesn’t do it for you there are literally dozens of other options right out the front door.
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
The Rendezvous Hotel is a historic hotel in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD overlooking the Yarra River. This elegant hotel has been 100% restored and has all the conveniences of a 21st century luxury accommodation. There are 340 rooms and suites to select from and rates start as low as $112 per night. The value at this hotel is extremely good considering their attention to detail, superb location, and history. The Straits Cafe is a perfect spot to try some of Australia’s best wines, and fresh produce from their seasonal menu.
The Crown Promenade
In South Bank just outside Melbourne’s CBD you will find a modern luxury hotel by the name of Crown Promenade. You will experience breathtaking views of the city from the Promenade. Choose from four room types, the Standard King, Corner King, Studio, or full Suite. Each is well appointed with modern furnishings, floor to ceiling windows promoting natural light, and high speed internet access. Enjoy the views of the city from your own window seat. No detail is left unfinished at the Crown Promenade. The gym at Crown Promenade is state of the art and will please even the professional athlete. Regardless of your fitness goals they can be met at the gym, or just relax in the infinity pool overlooking the city, again with the floor to ceiling windows providing plenty of natural light, and perfect temperatures for year round use. Rooms begin at around $250 per night for the standard and increase from there.
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
Opposite the Crown Casino is a lovely 4 ½ star resort the Crowne Plaza Melbourne. If sleep is important to you then this needs to be your choice. The Crowne Plaza has King beds in all the rooms and everyone gets to choose their style preferences for pillows and bedding. Take it up a notch and order an aromatherapy kit to help you relax. Choose from Geranium oil or Lavender oil, both of which will help with relaxation. One can also enjoy restaurant quality meals right from the room with in room dining. The hotel overlooks the Yarra river and has sweeping views of both the river and the cityscape.