Take a Journey through the Melbourne City Centre on your next stay…
Melbourne city centre has a beautiful ambience with spacious, tree-lined streets and our iconic tram services running along them. You will be sure to find an activity to suit every taste as Melbourne is packed with just the right mix of food, wine, shopping, sports and arts.
Melbourne is widely known as Australia’s best shopping destination, and rightly so! There are endless fashion-forward boutiques to choose from, elegant arcades to meet for coffee and cake and the countless shopping centres are always buzzing with activity. Be sure to check out these top picks for shopping … Melbourne style!
- Hit the big time with Melbourne Central Shopping Centre, spanning two city blocks it comes complete with its own underground railway station.
- Wander through the Bourke Street pedestrian Mall, the part-time Swanston Street Mall, and Collins Street which are home to exclusive fashion and jewellery stores, all within walking distance of Melbourne City Centre.
- Take a trip through history with a visit to Chinatown, located along the eastern end of Little Bourke Street, featuring traditional Chinese shopping and dining experiences, established during the gold rush of the 1850s.
Melbourne is packed with attractions, from laid-back laneways and lush parks to grand libraries and museums, all wrapped up in the vibrant Melbourne City atmosphere. You will find one-off shops and cosy little bars all nestled side-by-side in laneways threading throughout the city. Each arcade you wander into has its own individual character and charm.
If you are holidaying with your family there is plenty going on in Melbourne City Centre to suit everyone, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice-skating. Take a ride up to Eureka Skydeck 88 to observe the bustling city centre below, visit ArtPlay behind Federation square to try your hand at creative arts or visit Cooks Cottage, Australia’s oldest building established in 1755.
There are a range of museums and libraries on hand in the Melbourne City Centre each offering fascinating collections and exhibits. Don’t miss the State Library of Victoria or Melbourne Museum. And if you are looking for contemporary Melbourne City art you will see it on show not only at commercial galleries but also in large public art museums and artist-run spaces.
Punthill Apartment Hotels have accommodation nestled in three areas of the Melbourne City Centre. For affordable 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments close to all the attractions Melbourne has to offer phone us today or book online for Punthill Flinders Lane, Punthill Little Bourke and Punthill Manhattan.