Editor Picks: The Best 4 Star Hotels in Melbourne

by Chris Newens  |  Published February 18, 2018

Achingly hip, staggeringly multicultural, with a laid-back atmosphere and incredible arts scene, Melbourne may not have the jaw-dropping natural setting of its rival Sydney, but in almost every other way it’s at very least the harbour city’s equal. The proliferation of turn-of-the-century architecture here is near enough a reason to visit on its own, and that’s before we’ve even started on the coffee: Melbourne lays a decent claim to being the best place on the planet to grab a cup of jo.

Hotel-speaking, it’s an international business and tourism hub, and the accommodation reflects that. You’re certainly not going to be wanting for choice here, and the usual gallery of good, bad, and ugly is on offer. We’re here to help you make sense of it all, and to select a place to kip down that best suits your individual needs.