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7 Standout Hotels in the Melbourne Docklands

Docklands Harbour City View

The Docklands in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is a beautiful suburban region undergoing major development in numerous districts. It houses wonderful attractions, such as the Etihad Stadium and the Waterfront City. And it goes without saying how beautiful the harbor views are at night. There are many quality accommodations available to visitors, but here are seven standout hotels based on location, room amenities, and hotel features.

  1. Grand Hotel Melbourne MGallery by Sofitel

Located 15 minutes from the Etihad Stadium, Melbourne Aquarium, and Bourke Street Mall, the Grand Hotel Melbourne is an excellent choice for travelers seeking immediate access to Dockland entertainment and shopping. It prides itself as a family oriented establishment, with in-room and out-room childcare and babysitting, even access to cribs upon request. Parents can enjoy time away from the kids at the hotel’s sauna, spa tub, and bar lounge.

  1. Grand Mercure Apartments Docklands

Grand Mercure is situated near the Harbour Town Shopping Centre as well as the Etihad Stadium. This 118 room hotel has similar features to Grand Hotel Melbourne, such as childcare facilities and a laundry/dry cleaning service, a restaurant and several conference spaces. However, Grand Mercure also has an on-site marina.

  1. The Sebel Melbourne Docklands

The Sebel is synonymous with the Grand Mercure hotel in quality. It is conveniently placed near the New Quay/ Docklands Drive tram station. The apartments have the usual sought after features, along with some apartments that have balconies overlooking the Docklands’ numerous attractions.

  1. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

The Rialto features interesting decorum according to their official website, with a “Gothic-style façade, high ceilings, ornate windows and original brickwork.” This hotel has many of the great amenities listed for the other accommodations here, such as free Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service, a gym, an indoor pool, a lounge bar, and café.

  1. Boardwalk Docklands Aparthotel in Melbourne CBD

Inside a Docklands Apartment

This Dockland accommodation is situated 10 minutes from the Central Pier, and the Queen Victoria Market is only a little farther away. This hotel has a library, garden, coffee shop, and computer station. It is smaller with 32 apartments available, but it is a fine establishment for business-focused visitors.

  1. Crowne Plaza Melbourne

Unlike other hotels so far, the Crown Plaza Melbourne is placed near the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex. This location is perfect for visitors interested in getting close to the Docklands’ nightlife, as well as visitors on business trips. It features an outdoor pool, a fitness center, a restaurant and bar, as well as a business center with 7 meeting rooms.

  1. Travelodge Docklands

Travelodge Docklands is yet another hotel location that is within walking distance to Etihad Stadium and Melbourne Aquarium. It also advertises itself as a family friendly establishment. The rooms here are structured to maintain privacy for guests, with blackout drapes and soundproofed rooms. It is also very work-friendly, with a 24-hour business center and large swaths of conference space.

These accommodations maintain quality reviews from customers and are ranked highly on hotel websites such as and you can find accommodation docklands Melbourne CBD at this site.

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