Best Hotels in Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and ranks as the second most populous city in Australia and entire Oceania. The city ranks highly as a center for several human endeavors such as health care, research and development, tourism and sport and this makes it one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world. In fact, the city is the world’s most livable city. The city is a leading financial center in the Asia-Pacific region and ranks among the top fifteen cities in the entire world.
Melbourne is vital to the Australian culture; it is the birthplace of Australian Impressionism, Australian rules football, Australian film and television industries and Australian contemporary dance. Apart from its importance to Australian culture, it is a major center of street art, music, and theatre. The city is recognized as a UNESCO City of Literature.
The city is also home to several fascinating cultural institutions which makes it attractive to tourists; the National Gallery of Victoria, State Library of Victoria, and Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The city’s Royal Exhibition Building is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an important tourist destination in Australia.
Through the recommended hotels listed below, you can easily find the best places to stay in Melbourne, Australia.
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What are the best neighborhoods to stay in Melbourne?
Melbourne is the capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria and it has several landmarks such as the National Gallery of Victoria, the Arts Centre Melbourne, the Melbourne Arts Precinct, etc.
The best neighborhoods in Melbourne are:
Carlton is a central suburban neighborhood, known as ‘Little Italy’, and is popular with young professionals and university students. The area is home to famous landmarks such as Lygon Street, Melbourne Museum, the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens.
Coburg is a former industrial suburb neighborhood that was an full of European migrants and it is now becoming a great place for young professionals. It is has to Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures near the popular pub The Post Office Hotel, The Glass Den café and the Merri Creek parkland.
Docklands is a rather new suburban neighborhood that has waterfront apartments with high amenities and is popular among professionals in the city. The neighborhood has many cafés, shops and restaurants and is a magnet for tourists.
Fitzroy is a suburban neighborhood that is near to quirky shops, cafés and health food bars. The neighborhood is connected with several key roads including Alexandra Parade, Smith Street, Nicholson Street, Victoria Parade, Johnston Street, Brunswick Street.
Williamstown is a seaside suburban neighborhood located nine kilometres south-west of Melbourne. It is a great place for the locals and tourists who intend to stay in a suburb, away from the hustle and bustle of city life, yet travel easily in and out of Melbourne. The area has several detached houses and private residences that makes it attractive for young professionals.