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Rydges on Swanston - Melbourne
Rydges on Swanston - Melbourne

701 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053

4.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (2,178 reviews)

This family-friendly Carlton hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 15-minute walk of Ian Potter Museum o …

£99
Arrow on Swanston
Arrow on Swanston

488 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053

3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (787 reviews)

Located in the heart of Carlton, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Melbourne City Baths, RMIT University, and …

£61
Quality Hotel Downtowner on Lygon
Quality Hotel Downtowner on Lygon

66 Lygon Street, Carlton 3053

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,556 reviews)

Located in the heart of Carlton, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Royal Exhibition Building and RMIT …

£85
Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel
Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel

Cnr Grattan and Drummond Streets, Carlton 3053

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,033 reviews)

Located in the heart of Carlton, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Royal Exhibition Building and Melbourne Museum. …

£88
Quest Carlton on Finlay
Quest Carlton on Finlay

2-9 Finlay Place, Carlton 3053

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (226 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Royal Exhibition Building and RMIT …

£107
ibis Melbourne Swanston Street
ibis Melbourne Swanston Street

609 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (1,089 reviews)

Located in the heart of Carlton, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Melbourne City Baths and RMIT University. Queen …

£62
Plum Carlton Serviced Apartments
Plum Carlton Serviced Apartments

528 Swanston Street, Carlton 3000

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (415 reviews)

Situated in Carlton, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Melbourne City Baths and RMIT University. Queen Victoria …

£68
Lygon Lodge
Lygon Lodge

220 Lygon Street, Carlton 3053

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (498 reviews)

Located in the heart of Carlton, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne Museum, and …

£72
Drummond Apartments Services
Drummond Apartments Services

371 Drummond Street, Carlton 3053

3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (182 reviews)

Situated in the entertainment district, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of University of Melbourne and Melbourne …

£83
Alston Apartments Hotel
Alston Apartments Hotel

138 Elgin Street, Carlton 3053

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (194 reviews)

Situated in the entertainment district, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of University of Melbourne and Melbourne …

£83
Carlton Terrace
Carlton Terrace

196 Drummond Street, Carlton 3053

3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (121 reviews)

Situated in Carlton, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne Museum, and RMIT …

£96
Carlton Clocktower Apartments
Carlton Clocktower Apartments

255 Drummond Street, Carlton 3053

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (139 reviews)

Located in the heart of Carlton, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne Museum, …

£87
Space Hotel - Hostel/Backpacker
Space Hotel - Hostel/Backpacker

380 Russell Street, Melbourne 3000

3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,286 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this eco-friendly hostel is steps from Old Melbourne Gaol and RMIT University …

£56
Fraser Place Melbourne
Fraser Place Melbourne

19 Exploration Lane, Melbourne 3000

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,852 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Comedy Theatre, Melbourne …

£89
ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments
ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments

15-21 Therry Street, Melbourne 3000

3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,001 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Melbourne City Baths and Queen …

£84
Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne
Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne

131-137 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (2,778 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Central, …

£72
Oaks On Lonsdale
Oaks On Lonsdale

23 33 Lonsdale St, Melbourne 3000

4.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,743 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Museu …

£103
Melbourne Marriott Hotel
Melbourne Marriott Hotel

Exhibition And Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000

5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (2,658 reviews)

The Marriott Melbourne Hotel is within 0.3 km (0.2 mi) of the Princess Theatre, the Parliament House of Victoria, Old …

£192
Rydges Melbourne Hotel
Rydges Melbourne Hotel

186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000

4.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,997 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Her Majesty's Theatre and …

£96
Citadines on Bourke Melbourne
Citadines on Bourke Melbourne

131-135 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000

4.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (3,939 reviews)

This family-friendly Melbourne hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute walk of Her Majesty's …

£110
Mantra on Russell
Mantra on Russell

222 Russell Street, Melbourne 3000

4.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2,721 reviews)

Bordering Melbourne's lively Chinatown, this apartment hotel is a 5-minute walk from Federation Square. Eureka Tower and …

£94
Quest on Lonsdale
Quest on Lonsdale

43 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (322 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Comedy Theatre, Melbourne Museum …

£93
ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel
ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel

215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000

3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (4,312 reviews)

This family-friendly Melbourne hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 5-minute walk of Melbourne Town Hal …

£65
Tyrian Serviced Apartments
Tyrian Serviced Apartments

91 Johnston Street, Fitzroy 3065

4.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (378 reviews)

Situated on the Strip, this luxury apartment is within 1 mi (2 km) of St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne Museum, and Universit …

£118
Mercure Welcome Melbourne
Mercure Welcome Melbourne

265 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000

3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (3,847 reviews)

This family-friendly Melbourne hotel is located in the entertainment district, just steps from Emporium Melbourne and Bourk …

£77
Punthill Little Bourke
Punthill Little Bourke

11-17 Cohen Place, Melbourne 3000

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,172 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Her Majesty's Theatre, Bourke …

£75
Stamford Plaza Melbourne
Stamford Plaza Melbourne

111 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000

5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (8,276 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Scots Church and Bourke Stree …

£116
Crossley Hotel Melbourne
Crossley Hotel Melbourne

51 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,084 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Her Majesty's Theatre and Bourke …

£87
Jasper Hotel
Jasper Hotel

489 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne 3000

4.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,662 reviews)

Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Queen Victoria Market, RMIT …

£74
Ovolo Laneways
Ovolo Laneways

19 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (630 reviews)

This family-friendly Melbourne aparthotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 15-minute walk of Princess …

£126

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Pocket Guide: Carlton

Visiting Carlton

Visitors are sure to enjoy the shopping, restaurants, and architecture in Carlton. Welcoming and urban, this riverfront city will also delight visitors with its museums, bars, and art.
  • There are 12 Carlton hotels
  • July is the most expensive month to travel here, while September tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Carlton

  • Known for its museums, art, and theatres, including cultural attractions such as Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne Museum, and National Gallery of Victoria
  • Families come for attractions such as Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne Aquarium, and Melbourne City Baths
  • Notable for its churches and landmarks to visit like Eureka Tower
  • The natural beauty of the riverfront is picturesque, and places to visit include St. Kilda Beach, Royal Botanic Gardens, and Luna Park
  • Shopping is one of the top reasons to visit, so consider an excursion to Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Central, and Bourke Street Mall
  • Everyone—not just sports fans—will find lots of reasons to cheer at a game or event at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Etihad Stadium, or Flemington Racecourse
Carlton is adjacent to Southbank. Top sights in the area include University of Melbourne and RMIT University.

Staying in Carlton

With 12 hotels and other accommodation types to choose from, Carlton offers holiday retreats at affordable prices. There are 5 apartments ranging from GBP 66 to GBP 127 per night. For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider these top-rated, larger hotels:
  • Ibis Melbourne Swanston Street, averaging GBP 75.74/night
  • Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel, averaging GBP 108.59/night
Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • Quest Carlton on Finlay, averaging GBP 159.33/night
  • Alston Apartments Hotel, averaging GBP 101.1/night
Quest Carlton on Finlay, a 3-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.1 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are Alston Apartments Hotel and ibis Melbourne Swanston Street.

Dressing for Carlton

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 27°C and the nighttime average to be 10°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 20°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • July through September averages 18°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 24°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • Carlton gets about 12 millimetres of rain per year
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