This exemplary 4* Hot Rate hotel found in the heart of the north Melbourne suburb of Carlton boasts a conveniently central location for both holidaymakers and those in Victoria on business. Discerning travellers are free to browse Hotwire’s handpicked selection of premium hotel accommodation, all of which are available at reduced rates. Those booking their trip to Melbourne with Hotwire have previously unlocked deals on highly regarded hotels in the area, such as the Rydges North Melbourne, the Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel and the Vibe Hotel Carlton. In addition to offering free secure onsite parking and free unlimited Wi-Fi internet, these hotels commonly feature access to hi-tech business centres and nearby golf courses. Guests can also expect a complimentary airport shuttle service to Melbourne International Airport. Located just 2km north of the Central Business District, guests can access the city centre via tram or relax in one Carlton’s numerous public park just a stone’s throw from the hotel.
Famous for its sprawling public parks and chic Victorian architecture, the idyllic suburb of Carlton is the first choice for luxury hotel accommodation. The district’s premier visitor attraction is undoubtedly Carlton Gardens. This UNESCO World Heritage site comprises of 64 acres of pristine parkland, as well as the Royal Exhibition Centre and the Melbourne Museum. Whilst the pretty floral gardens, tennis courts and children’s adventure playground are perfect for families to relax in during warm, sunny days, the Museum is a must-see for those seeking to educate themselves on Melbourne’s cultural heritage.
Carlton is also renowned as the home of Melbourne’s ‘Little Italy’ district, a concentrated area of authentic fine dining restaurants and charming al fresco cafes specialising in traditional Italian cuisine. Located around the nearby Lygon Street and Argyle Square area, Little Italy has also been redeveloped so as to resemble an Italian-style piazza and is recommended for lovers of mouthwatering pizzas and pastas.
Australia’s famous perpetual sunshine means that tourists are afforded every opportunity in which to enjoy the great outdoors. Of course, a trip to Melbourne would be incomplete without spending a day or two at one of its famous beaches, the most iconic of which is St Kilda, located just minutes away via tram. Made popular with both tourists and locals for its white, sandy beaches, the seaside resort is also home to the Luna Park fairground, St Kilda Pier and a host of quaint cafes and ice cream parlours.