Best hotels in Melbourne, Australia

Here you'll find a list of the best hotels in Melbourne which have been recommended by critics from The New York Times, The Guardian, Lonely Planet and many more. All hotel recommendations are referenced with customer reviews from several booking platforms and all listed hotels have a rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars.

4.6 Ovolo Laneways Melbourne

The Ovolo Laneways Hotel, Melbourne

New York Times

“The Ovolo Hotel is a boutique hotel with 43 rooms and suites in an ideal city-center location. Studios come with Wi-Fi, a daily happy hour and to-go breakfasts.”

Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Melbourne.

4.7 QT Melbourne

Hotel QT Melbourne

Lonely Planet

“Rough concrete surfaces, brass trim, lifts with tapestry light boxes that play house music and say random stuff in a Russian accent: this is one of Melbourne’s newest, quirkiest and best boutique hotels.”

4.6 Treasury on Collins Melbourne

Hotel Treasury on Collins, Melbourne

Lonely Planet

“This imposing stone neoclassical building (1876) once housed a branch of the Bank of Australia. The apartments are modern and restrained, not to mention chic and spacious.”

4.5 Hotel Lindrum Melbourne

Hotel Lindrum, Melbourne


“Alternately a former coffee storehouse, headquarters for the now-defunct Herald newspaper and a billiards center named for legendary Australian pool player Walter Lindrum, it’s now a boutique hotel that exudes old world warmth without foregoing contemporary facilities.”

4.6 Park Hyatt Melbourne

Hotel Park Hyatt, Melbourne


“Surrounded by cardinal landmarks — imposing Parliament House, Gothic revivalism of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Old Treasury Buildings, Fitzroy Gardens — Park Hyatt is somehow both discreet and showy on a long entrance driveway on the edge of the central business district.”

4.6 Larwill Studios Melbourne

Art Series The Larwill Studio, Melbourne

New York Times

“Creative, wellness-minded travelers who want to be slightly removed from the thrum of Melbourne’s city center (but not deep in suburbia) will love the Larwill for its artsy ambience, gallery-like lobby and hallways and accessible location.”