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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 14 April 2024.
Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Port Melbourne:€167/night
Cheapest price found:€89/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Friday
€90 - €223
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
€90 - €339
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 14 April 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Port Melbourne?

    One of the most popular hotels in Port Melbourne is The Hamptons Apartments - Port Melbourne, which has been reviewed by 283 users and currently has a rating of 8.1/10. Other top-rated locations include beautiful apartment 100mts near the beach in Port Melbourne and Beach Apartment Port Melbourne, which have received 9.5/10 and 9.4/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near St. Kilda Beach?

    Reviews of Tolarno Hotel recommend it as a good place to stay near St. Kilda Beach, scoring 7.9/10 from 1,440 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Port Melbourne near Melbourne Arts Centre?

    Great Southern Hotel Melbourne is the hotel close to Melbourne Arts Centre that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 9,041 reviews rating it at 7.6/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near South Melbourne Market?

    If you’re planning to stay near South Melbourne Market, you should consider The Langham Melbourne, which has a score of 8.8 from 4,445 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Port Melbourne cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Port Melbourne is €250 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Port Melbourne?

    Prices for Port Melbourne hotels have been found for as low as €200/night over the last 3 days.

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

    If your travel plans to Port Melbourne are flexible, we recommend visiting at least one of the following most popular landmarks: St. Kilda Beach, Melbourne Arts Centre, or South Melbourne Market. Melbourne is the city you should stay in if you want to visit St. Kilda Beach. Staying in Melbourne is preferred if you want to visit Melbourne Arts Centre. To visit South Melbourne Market, it’s most convenient if you stay in Melbourne.

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