Top 12 Places To Stay For Australian Open 2024 - Updated 2024

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Spread on both sides of the Yarra River, Melbourne is the melting pot of Australia and one of its most popular destinations. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Queen Victoria Market, and Melbourne Cricket Ground are some of the top attractions in the city. During the summer, tennis fans from all around the world make their way to the city for the Australian Open.

The first Grand Slam of the year is played on an outdoor hard court under the crisp Australian sun. Thrilling games are played across 33 courts of the spectacular Melbourne Park, which has witnessed stunning upsets. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have the honor of having won the most Australian Open titles, and it will be interesting to see if Djokovic will reign triumphant yet again. Continue scrolling to book the top places to stay for Australian Open 2024.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 23, 2024.

Hotels near Melbourne Park

1. Pullman Melbourne On the Park (from USD 192)

Exceptional services, as well as location, make this hotel one of the top choices for tourists in Melbourne. Pullman Melbourne On the Park is adjacent to the impressive Fitzroy Gardens and across the road from Yarra Park, home of the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

A tram stop and a train station are right at the entrance, providing guests with the most convenient mode of transport to explore the city. Melbourne Park is 1.4 km (0.87 mi) from the hotel property, and a taxi is probably the fastest option to get to the destination unless you’d rather walk there.

The Cliveden Bar & Dining is a delicious dining spot for a casual meal before heading to the court on match days. The hotel also hosts regular signature events and decadent festive meals. If you are looking for a mid-day break, you cannot go wrong with the Festive High Tea here.

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Pullman Melbourne On the Park

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 192 Wellington Parade
439 meters (0.3 ft) from Melbourne Cricket Ground

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

2. Grand Hyatt Melbourne (from USD 254)

This is a beautifully located hotel, offering easy access to both tennis and sightseeing around Melbourne. The hotel is 800 m (2624.67 ft) from Melbourne Park, and guests can cover the distance using the city’s tram service, which involves a bit of walking as well. Located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, Grand Hyatt Melbourne allows guests to easily turn their business trip into a working holiday. The property is surrounded by museums, luxury stores, and dining venues.

The hotel itself offers several restaurants and bars along with room service until 12am. After spending hours exploring the city, guests can take a break with a soothing massage at the on-site City Club Health & Fitness Centre.

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Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 123 Collins Street
1.35 km (0.9 mi) from Melbourne Cricket Ground

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

3. Adelphi Hotel (from USD 207)

This is a trendy, award-winning boutique hotel on the posh Flinder’s Lane in the heart of Melbourne CBD. The glass-bottomed pool on the ninth floor extends 2 m (6.56 ft) off the building periphery and might just be the most exciting attraction on the street. Guests can unwind and relax while nibbling finger food and sipping cocktails from a curated poolside menu.

It is easy for visitors to work and play from the excellent location of Adelphi Hotel. Moreover, Melbourne Park is 1.8 km (1.12 mi) away and can easily be accessed via the city’s tram line as well as by cab. The tram service could also be used to access other popular attractions, such as Melbourne Cricket Ground and Fitzroy Gardens.

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Adelphi Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 187 Flinders Lane
1.4 km (0.9 mi) from Melbourne Cricket Ground

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

4. The Westin Melbourne (from USD 307)

Catering to the needs of business and leisure travelers to Melbourne, this is one of the top hotels in the city. It offers 8,000 sq. ft. (743.23 sq. m) of event space, sumptuous dining, and some of the largest rooms in Melbourne. The signature Westin Heavenly® will ensure guests get a blissful sleep to recharge for another exciting day of sightseeing. Visitors are also offered a 24-hour fitness center and a tranquil spa for the perfect holiday rejuvenation.

The Westin Melbourne is ideally located to catch some exciting games of the Australian Open. The hotel is located about 2.7 km (1.68 mi) from Melbourne Park, and it takes approximately 18 minutes to navigate via the city’s tram service.

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The Westin Melbourne

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 205 Collins Street
1.5 km (1.0 mi) from Melbourne Cricket Ground

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

Hostels near Melbourne Park

5. Europa Melbourne (from USD 26)

It is not very often that budget properties boast a prime location, but this hostel is right in the corners of Melbourne CBD. Melbourne Park is about 3 km (1.86 mi) from this hostel, and visitors can use the efficient tram service to get to the venue, which includes about 10 minutes of walking as well. A train station is also within walking distance of Europa Melbourne. But before you leave, make sure to get your fill of the complimentary breakfast. Additionally, the hostel treats guests to a meal on Wednesday nights.

Budget travelers can pick from private rooms or shared dormitories with common bathroom facilities. The hostel also offers female dormitories. Each bunk features a privacy curtain, power and USB sockets, and a reading light to effectively meet the needs of travelers.

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Europa Melbourne

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 310-314 Queen Street
2.33 km (1.5 mi) from Melbourne Cricket Ground

24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Games room Internet services Billiards

6. Melbourne Central YHA (from USD 33)

Located on Flinder’s Street, this budget property is on the fringes of Melbourne CBD. A tram stop is directly across from the hostel and is a cost-efficient mode of transport for budget travelers. Melbourne Park is 2.4 km (1.49 mi) away from Melbourne Central YHA and is on the tram line.

Guests under 18 years of age need to be accompanied by an adult and can only be accommodated in private rooms. These rooms also enjoy access to the self-catering kitchen, barbecue area, and rooftop. Check out the official hostel website to book a heritage walk with an Aboriginal guide and wine tours to Yarra Valley.

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YHA Melbourne Central

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 562 Flinders Street
2.43 km (1.6 mi) from Melbourne Cricket Ground

Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Internet services Lift

7. Flinders Backpackers (from USD 39)

This award-winning hostel is a popular choice among budget travelers looking for a prime spot in Melbourne. It features pops of blue and purple colors to brighten up the space. A wide variety of rooms are available to suit your budgets and needs. Moreover, the 24-hour reception makes it convenient for late-night arrivals to check in effortlessly.

Melbourne Park is 1.5 km (0.93 mi) from Flinders Backpackers, and a cab is the fastest way to reach the venue for some exciting games of tennis.

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Flinders Backpackers

Wifi Available

Address: 35 Elizabeth Street
1.71 km (1.1 mi) from Melbourne Cricket Ground

Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Internet services Lift Billiards WiFi Available Free WiFi

8. The Mansion Melbourne (from USD 26)

This hostel enjoys an ideal location, surrounded by the famous green spaces of Melbourne. Visitors can easily walk to Carlton Gardens and Fitzroy Gardens for a picnic and some sun time. The Mansion Melbourne is strategically located near Melbourne CBD and is an eco-hostel. The hostel property underwent a complete refurbishment in 2019, and it now composts all its green waste, has banned single-use plastic water bottles, and uses LED lights, among others.

A variety of travel options are available to cover the 1.8 km (1.12 mi) distance to Melbourne Park during the Australian Open. If you wish to celebrate your wins later, the hostel bar hosts weekday events for its guests.

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The Mansion Melbourne

Wifi Available

Address: 80 Victoria Parade East Melbourne
1.53 km (1.0 mi) from Melbourne Cricket Ground

Garden Non-smoking rooms Internet services Express check-in/check-out Heating Fax/photocopying Luggage storage WiFi Available

Airbnb vacation rentals near Melbourne Park

9. Stunning apartment overlooking Melbourne (from USD 137)

This apartment boasts a beautiful location, ideally between Fitzroy Gardens and Melbourne Park. It is surrounded by multiple tram stops that can help tourists cover the most popular attractions. Feel free to walk over to Melbourne Park to catch a nail-biting final at Centre Court. In fact, Road Laver Arena is visible from the living room.

Guests can run a few miles on the treadmill or swim a few refreshing laps in the outdoor pool for a healthy start to their day. The dual-counter kitchen is perfectly sized for a small family. It allows visitors to cook meals and stock the fridge with their favorite snacks. The black and white tiled bathroom is designed with a long wall mirror and a partitioned bathtub.

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East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
592 meters (0.4 ft) from Melbourne Cricket Ground
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all utilities are present making our day to day life comfortable
great place to stay very comfortable and had everything we needed
bathroom was clean and well-kept
apartment was very clean and modern
was great and clean and easy to get to everything
the space is beautiful and clean and very comfortable
the apartment was beautifully appointed clean and the bed was so comfy
she is an excellent host
kate was a wonderful host
kate is a great host
kate truly is a wonderful host
kate was wonderful and helpful throughout
location is so close to everything and yet far enough away that peace is maintained
easy walk to the city
great apartment close to where i need to be
reasonably priced close to rod laver arena which was ideal for our family getaway
great location and great space for what we needed
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10. Spacious apartment with unbelieveable access (from USD 175)

The first thing that strikes guests as they make their way into the apartment is the uninterrupted views across the city it offers. This is a strategically located apartment for tennis fans attending games at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne Park. Melbourne Cricket Ground is also within walking distance.

The host can help stock the kitchen prior to arrival, so that guests have all their favorite food items waiting for them. A wine and cheese platter can also be arranged for a romantic evening. The booking includes a parking space, saving visitors from high parking charges.

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East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
351 meters (0.3 ft) from Melbourne Cricket Ground
214 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen is well fitted out with good appliance & cooking utensils
balcony all the way round comfortable beds luxurious spa bath
the apartment was fantastic and looked exactly like the photos
we loved our stay at sharyne and andrew’s apartment
this is my third visit to sharyne & andrew’s beautiful apartment
the apartment was beautifully clean and tidy
beautifully clean everything is exactly as pictured
the apartment was very clean and comfortable with great heating
extremely well presented and clean
apartment was beautiful very relaxing fresh and spotlessly clean we loved it
great spot with lovely hosts
and excellent hosts
andrew was an amazing host and we will be back for sure
we highly recommend the apartment and the hosts
andrew and sharyne were wonderful hosts we were greeted on site upon arrival with easy access
great location close to everything
perfect location for a city weekend
location is fantastic easy access to melbourne cbd
great location- just a twenty minute walk into the city
excellent location close to the mcg and a short walk to the tram
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11. Velvet Terrace (from USD 416)

The townhouse is practically located to make the most out of the sporting season in Melbourne. It is within walking distance of both Melbourne Park and Melbourne Cricket Ground. The rental is part of a historic mansion, and it continues to retain its architectural elements while upgrading its amenities to suit the modern traveler. The stunning living room features 4.2 m (13.78 ft) high ceilings and a statement fireplace. Moreover, the townhouse features herringbone parquetry flooring and hydronic heating throughout.

In order to be considerate of the neighbors, the host has restricted guests below 30 years of age from booking this townhouse, with certain exceptions. Addtionally, a secure underground parking for two cars comes with this booking.

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East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
452 meters (0.3 ft) from Melbourne Cricket Ground
85 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
current magazines and furniture that was as comfortable as it was beautiful
the beds were soooooo comfortable this was a comment made by everyone
very comfortable for our family
everything was clean and modern
clean super comfy + felt luxurious from the moment we walked in
the house is beautiful warm spacious and clean
the apartment was spacious beautiful and very clean
very clean and easily accessible to public transport and uber rides
called host who immediately answered & helped us really lovely & made us feel at home
they were friendly helpful quick to respond and provided excellent recommendations
hamidah was a great host who was super responsive
hamidah was just an amazing host
our host hamidah was very accommodating and helpful
the location is ideal
good japanese and italian restaurant close
great location and beautiful building
perfect location for going to watch the tennis and close to everything else
wonderful apartment in a great location
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12. Modern apartment with a shared rooftop garden (from USD 151)

Business and leisure travelers to Melbourne will love the tram lines close to this Airbnb Plus rental. Quality features such as double-glazed windows, reverse cycle air-conditioning, and a European laundry define this trendy apartment. The apartment is ideally located close to Melbourne’s iconic sporting venues, including Rod Laver Arena. A City Circle Tram station is right across the apartment, and it is a great way for tourists to access the city center attractions for free.

Guests who love cooking can stock the kitchen with their favorites from the supermarket located 50 m (164.04 ft) from the apartment. Visitors can also enjoy a mini rooftop barbecue party with views across the Melbourne skyline.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1.08 km (0.7 mi) from Melbourne Cricket Ground
391 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment was as described and quite comfortable
they had great amenities and the apartment was modern with nice styling
the main bedroom was spacious and had a beautiful set up with a well stocked bathroom
the apartment was exactly as described and very comfortable
having 2 bathrooms was a huge advantage
clean and nice apartment
very clean and comfortable
unit was spotlessly clean and extremely well stocked
beds batrooms and living area were well appointed clean and cozy
apartment has everything you'd need it was very clean tidy and the beds are super comfortable
the hosts were very responsive to any questions
and the response from host was also perfect
helpful host who offered to ship back the item we left behind
the hosts were responsive and very helpful
no fault of the owners but really important that it is made very clear about the club
great location for the tennis
fantastic location near to all trolleys and public transportation
the location was excellent close to shopping and restaurants
great apartment central to everything that we needed
sporting and entertainment precincts close by
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Begin the new year with the exciting Australian Open

The Australian Open, held in the city of Melbourne, is a premier sporting event on the tennis calendar and a must-visit for sports fans. Use this event as an escape from the northern hemisphere winters during the month of January. Look no further than this list of the top places to stay for the Australian Open 2024.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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