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Port Melbourne - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Port Melbourne - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Port Melbourne. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.
Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Port Melbourne:$286/night
Cheapest price found:$155/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$156 - $792
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$165 - $563
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

About Port Melbourne

Historically known as Sandridge, Port Melbourne is a former industrial hub that’s been transformed into one of Melbourne’s hippest beachfront suburbs. It lies where the Yarra River flows into Port Phillip Bay and is clustered with high-rise buildings housing upmarket apartments and trendy eateries.

Things to do in Port Melbourne

Wander between the shops that line Bay Street, which serves as the heart of all the action in Port Melbourne. In addition to one-of-a-kind boutiques and independent bookstores, it’s home to organic greengrocers, artisan bakeries and global eateries where you can grab lunch or dinner.

If you’re visiting in the summer months, you can cool off at Port Melbourne’s long strip of sand while watching the Spirit of Tasmania setting off for the Apple Isle. Photograph the old wooden pillars of Princes Pier, kick back in one of the waterfront green spaces or cycle along the Bay Trail as it hugs the coast of Port Phillip Bay.

After a cultural fix? See what’s taking place at the Gasworks Arts Park, a former gas plant that houses two theatres and several galleries where art exhibitions are regularly held. You can coincide your visit with a live performance, festival or market in this unique creative space, which is surrounded by a four-hectare parkland dotted with sculptures.

Getting around Port Melbourne

Port Melbourne is a 10-minute drive from the CBD or around 20 minutes from Melbourne Airport. It’s served by an extensive bus network, as well as tram route 109 which connects to Box Hill. Daily ferries from Tasmania arrive at Station Pier, which also welcomes cruise liners. Due to its compact size, Port Melbourne is easy to navigate on foot or by bicycle.

Facts about staying in Port Melbourne, Melbourne

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Port Melbourne to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 21 June 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Port Melbourne?

    The Hamptons Apartments - Port Melbourne is a very popular hotel in Port Melbourne, with a score of 8.0 from 267 reviews. beautiful apartment 100mts near the beach in Port Melbourne (9.5 from 44 reviews) and Beach Apartment Port Melbourne (9.4 from 53 reviews) are also highly rated Port Melbourne hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium?

    Great Southern Hotel Melbourne is a good hotel close to Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium - it has scored 7.7 over 9,612 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Port Melbourne near Palais Theatre?

    The most popular hotel near Palais Theatre is Tolarno Hotel, with 1,414 HotelsCombined users scoring it 7.8/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near University of Melbourne?

    If you’re planning to stay near University of Melbourne, you should consider Miami Hotel Melbourne, which has a score of 8.2 from 2,361 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Port Melbourne cost?

    Searches in the last 72 hours suggest an average price of around $553/night is normal for a hotel in Port Melbourne.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Port Melbourne?

    Prices for Port Melbourne hotels have been found for as low as $375/night over the last 3 days.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Port Melbourne?

    The most popular landmarks in Port Melbourne are Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium (in Melbourne), Palais Theatre (in Melbourne), and University of Melbourne (in Melbourne) according to our user data. If you plan to visit any of these, we recommend finding a hotel nearby to cut down on travel time.

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