Melbourne, the second-largest city in Australia, is a major tourist destination because of its museums and galleries, multinational restaurants, diverse art scene, Victorian architecture, and lush parks and gardens. For your stay in Melbourne, we recommend the following hotels:
Known as one of the “most liveable” cities, Melbourne features 140 cultures from around the world. Many visitors begin their tour at Federation Square, across from the Flinders Street Station transportation centre. Nearby are the Southbank promenade, with its outdoor cafes and 91-story Eureka Tower; and the Arts Centre, which houses four theatres and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
The National Gallery of Victoria exhibits more than 70,000 works of art. Museums celebrate science, immigration, Chinese and Jewish history, sports, movies and railroads. Melbourne’s natural beauty is on display at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Popular excursions include the Yarra River Cruise, the River Gardens Melbourne Sightseeing Cruise and the Phillip Island Little Penguins Parade Evening Tour. To visit that places you can try the Top Rated Hotel Seahorse Motel Cowes.
Though the crowds are larger in summer, there is no bad time of year to visit Melbourne. High temperatures range from 40 degrees Celsius on some summer days to an average of 14 degrees in the winter. The city is relatively dry, with half the annual rain that Sydney receives. Many visitors arrive at the Melbourne Airport, 22 km northwest of the city centre, which is served by Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express, Jetstar and Tigerair Australia airlines.
If you want to stay near to Melbourne Airport you have many options, for example:
- PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport
- Quest Melbourne Airport
- Holiday Inn Airport Melbourne
- Ciloms Airport Lodge Melbourne
There are daily flights from Los Angeles, major Asian cities and the Middle East. Passenger ships also carry people to Melbourne. The City Circle Tram, the largest tram network in the world, is a great way to get around town. There are buses, trains, taxis, and car and bicycle rentals, as well. Public transportation riders must purchase Myki smartcards. The average daily cost of visiting Melbourne is AU$189. Meals cost about AU$41 per day, and a typical two-person hotel room rents for AU$161.