Located 6 miles from Melbourne’s cosmopolitan Central Business District, this superb 4.5* Hot Rate hotel is prominently positioned in the heart of one of Victoria’s most prestigious suburbs, Kew. Boasting a range of hotels suitable for both business and leisure travellers, Hotwire offers its customers the finest in Melbourne hotel accommodation at unbelievably discounted rates. Highly regarded Hot Rate hotels in the Kew/Hawthorne area have previously included The Best Western Premier Hotel 115 Kew, the Amora Riverwalk Melbourne and the Sofitel. Quality hotels such as these often feature a host of impressive facilities, from free Wi-Fi internet throughout to state-of-the-art fitness suites. This hotel’s upmarket location offers the best of both worlds; easy access to the city centre via tram and the opportunity to relax in the great outdoors courtesy of the nearby Yarra Bend Park.
The leafy suburb of Kew is home to an eclectic array of Victoria, Edwardian and elegant Italianate architecture, making it a hotspot for premium real estate and a popular celebrity haunt. This Hot Rate hotel’s sought after location in the heart of the neighbourhood ensures that guests are only ever a short walk from a host of idyllic public square gardens, pretty al fresco cafes and well-known restaurants. The Kew and Hawthorn area is also well-connected to the rest of Melbourne via countless tram stops, meaning that Victoria Harbour, the Docklands and Port Melbourne are just minutes away.
One of Melbourne’s premier outdoor attractions, the Yarra Bend Park, is right on the doorstep of this hotel. This vast 642 acre park is the largest area of natural bushland left in inner-city Melbourne and is therefore home to an abundance of nature trails offering visitors the chance to spot a wide variety of Australia’s famous wildlife, such as flying foxes, possums and parrots. Golf addicts are sure to enjoy Yarra Bend’s two 18-hole golf courses, whilst the park’s picturesque lake also features two historic boathouses offering the hire of kayaks, canoes and rowing boats for tourists to enjoy.
Families travelling with children can make the short journey to Melbourne’s Royal Park, located in the city’s Parkville district. In addition to numerous cricket ovals and sports grounds, the Royal Park is home to the acclaimed Melbourne Zoo, the oldest zoological gardens in Australia. The zoo is home to over 320 specifies of animals from all over the world, from Sumatran tigers and Asian elephants, to snow leopards and pygmy hippos, making it the perfect, fun-filled family day out.