Boasting some of the most well-preserved examples of elegant Victorian architecture in the city, the upmarket suburb of South Melbourne is the perfect location for this exemplary 5* Hot Rate hotel. Hotwire’s exclusive, handpicked 5* Hot Rate collection ensures holidaymakers and those on business unbelievable discounts on hotels such as the Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, the Bayview Eden Melbourne and the Seasons Botanic Gardens Melbourne. These highly rated hotels often feature free unlimited Wi-Fi internet, deluxe fitness suites, sophisticated fine dining restaurants and professional business centres comprising of fully-equipped meeting and conference rooms. Whilst within walking distance of Port Melbourne and the Beacon Cove Beach, this Hot Rate hotel is also in close proximity to Albert Park and trendy Southbank area.
Lined with charming period townhouses and idyllic public parks, South Melbourne is conveniently located just 2 km away from Melbourne’s Central Business District. Hotel guests are just a stone’s throw from the area’s premier visitor attraction, the South Melbourne Market. Serving exotic street food, fresh produce and surrounded by chic independent coffee shops, the market is the perfect place in which to while away a sunny afternoon.
Just a short walk down Cecil Street is the picturesque Albert Park, one of the most scenic areas of greenery in the city. This urban retreat boasts 560 acres of parkland and a vast lake, as well as a host of other attractions and facilities, from an aquatic centre and football stadium, to a public golf course and a selection of popular restaurants. The park is also home to a thriving wildlife population, including kookaburras, possums and Birds of Paradise, making it the top destination in which to enjoy Australia’s great outdoors.
Those who wish to soak up the sun on one of Melbourne’s famous beaches are just a short walk away from the beautiful Beacon Cove beach, located adjacent to Port Melbourne. The Cove’s promenade offers tourists magnificent views over the azure Hobson’s Bay and is dotted with quaint ice cream parlours, al fresco cafes and pretty seaside bars. However, Melbourne’s best-loved beach is St Kilda, located further along the coastline. Also known for its iconic Luna Park fairground and the number of watersports on offer, St Kilda’s postcard-perfect white sandy beach is the perfect place for both couples and families to sunbathe, swim and relax. Although within walking distance from Albert Park, St Kilda is also accessible via the Alfred Square tram stop.