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Crown Metropol Melbourne
5 stars

Crown Metropol Melbourne

Whiteman Street,8, Melbourne, VIC 3006, Australia
Melbourne, Australia
See location+61 392 926 211

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7,207 reviews
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About Crown Metropol Melbourne

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

The Crown Metropol Melbourne is one of the city’s finest 5-star luxury hotels. Excellent for couples, families and solo travellers, the hotel is located on the riverfront at the heart of the city, providing visitors with a central location for exploring Melbourne.

Located on Melbourne’s Southbank, guests of the Crown Metropol Melbourne have access to an exclusive hotel lounge with a bar and panoramic views of the city. Each room features stylish and modern décor with spectacular views. There are two swimming pools, an indoor sun-deck relaxation lounge, and a world-class fitness centre.

There are 658 guest rooms at the property, all of which are non-smoking. Each room is fitted with air conditioning, a security deposit box, an LCD TV and a private bathroom, which includes an oversized shower, large vanity area and a privacy screen. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all hotel rooms and general areas of the property.

The property offers one in-house restaurant, Mr Hive, which is an a la carte restaurant serving Australian cuisine. If you are looking for more dining options, explore the Crown Entertainment Complex next to the building; Sky Lounge, about 200 m away; or Queen Victoria Market, about 3 km away.

The hotel is situated next to the Crown Entertainment Complex, where guests have access to a cinema, shopping and plenty of food and drink options from casual eats to fine dining restaurants. Southern Cross Station and the Docklands are about 10min walking distance from the property, providing guests with convenient access to the rest of Melbourne.

Crown Metropol Melbourne is popular among visitors for its fantastic location near to entertainment and cultural attractions. It is particularly great for visitors on a moderate to high budget, and also for business travellers. The Luxe King Room or Urban Luxe Room are best suited to couples or solo travellers, while the Luxe Twin Room can cater for up to four people.

Popular attractions nearby include Eureka Tower, about 800 m away; South Melbourne Town Hall, about 900 m away; Marvel Stadium, about 1.4 km away; the Rod Laver Arena, about 1.8 km away; the Royal Botanic Gardens, about 2 km away; and Melbourne Cricket Ground, about 2.4 km away.

If you are seeking nightlife and entertainment, the hotel is also located near a variety of live music and performance venues, nightclubs, bowling alleys and Australia’s biggest casino, the Melbourne Crown Casino.

Travellers visiting the property for business purposes can make use of facilities like the business centre, meeting and banquet facilities, fax and photocopying services. Complimentary newspapers are offered to guests in the hotel lobby. Public parking is available on site for a surcharge of about A$ 55 per day.

The front desk is open 24h a day and can help guests with all questions. Check-in is from 14:00 and check-out by 11:00. The reception also offers a concierge service, luggage storage, a tour desk service and currency exchange. Daily housekeeping is provided for all guests, while trouser pressing, ironing, dry cleaning and laundry services can be arranged for an additional charge.

The nearest international airport is Melbourne Airport (MEL), about 20 km from the property. City buses can transport guests to and from the centre of Melbourne and hotel staff are also available to help book a taxi or transfer. Other nearby airports include Essendon Fields Airport (MEB), about 12 km away, and Moorabbin Airport (MBW), about 21 km away.

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Amenities at Crown Metropol Melbourne

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Business center


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pants press


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Casino
  • Evening entertainment
  • Bowling
  • Night club

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Desk


  • Fitness center

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Whiteman Street,8, Melbourne, VIC 3006

What's nearby

  • Eureka Tower0.5 mi
  • Southbank Promenade0.5 mi
  • National Gallery of Victoria0.6 mi
  • Collins Street0.6 mi
  • Melbourne Arts Centre0.6 mi
  • Flinders Street Station0.7 mi
  • Block Arcade0.8 mi
  • Federation Square0.8 mi
  • Royal Arcade0.8 mi
  • Bourke Street Mall0.9 mi
  • Shrine of Remembrance0.9 mi
  • Royal Botanic Gardens1.2 mi



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Top tips for your stay at Crown Metropol Melbourne

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Crown Metropol Melbourne, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in September and July.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Crown Metropol Melbourne, plan to stay on a Monday or Saturday. The most expensive day is usually Friday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Crown Metropol Melbourne was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $179, while the most expensive was $241.
  • How long should you stay at Crown Metropol Melbourne? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Crown Metropol Melbourne

  • Does Crown Metropol have rooms with special views?

    Book a City Luxe King and look out across the sensational Melbourne city skyline. Located in the heart of the central business district, the view takes in the glorious Yarra River and Docklands district. The deluxe rooms are available for roughly 259 AUD (approximately 180 USD) per night and feature a plush king size bed, private work station and oversized shower for maximum comfort.

  • Why should I stay at Crown Metropol?

    It is not only the impeccable location in the heart of Melbourne that draws guests every year but also the magnificent service which has seen it recognized as the Best Upper-Upscale Hotel, Australia’s Best Event Hotel and Best Tech Hotel. The quality is evident from the moment you walk in the front door, making you feel like a star for the entire duration of your trip.

  • What business amenities are available at Crown Metropol?

    Two small meeting rooms capable of hosting four guests are perfect for either intimate business discussions or private solo work. Boasting internet stations and modern technology equipment, you will be more prepared than ever to finish your project. The hotel also has a 12 person boardroom and larger conference rooms, with catering and audiovisual presentation services available.

  • Where can I celebrate an occasion at Crown Metropol?

    Arguably one of the best restaurants in Australia, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is the ideal location to enjoy a birthday or anniversary. Developed by the celebrity British chef, the eatery is inspired by scientific experimentation and was awarded Maître D' of the Year in 2019. The elegant dining experience ties together historic culinary tradition and contemporary décor, with a 3 course set menu on offer for roughly 140 AUD (approximately 98 USD) per person.

  • Does Crown Metropol have fun activities for adults?

    Become a master behind the bar with cocktail making classes at Merrywell Bar and Dining. The restaurant hosts interactive lessons where you’ll study how to make their signature cocktails, and most importantly get to taste them afterwards. A fun and unique experience, you can book your place in the next class for roughly 80 AUD (approximately 56 USD).

  • What’s the easiest way to get to Crown Metropol from the airport?

    A taxi from Melbourne International Airport is the quickest way to get to the hotel. The ride will cost roughly 65 AUD (approximately 45 USD) and take about 40m in travel time. Once you have collected your baggage, head directly outside the terminal where you will find a number of cab ranks.

  • What laundry services are available at Crown Metropol?

    Aside from daily housekeeping, you can stay immaculate while on the road with laundry, dry cleaning and ironing services, as well as trouser pressing at your request.

  • Where can I watch a game of sport when staying at Crown Metropol?

    Don’t miss any action from around the globe with Crown’s dedicated Sports Bar. Broadcasting live games on 20 large screens, the wall-to-wall action will keep you fixated right until the final whistle. There is always something on to please everyone with international sports such as NBA, UFC and boxing in addition to Australian games like AFL.(Prices checked 09/05/19).

  • Where is Crown Metropol Melbourne located?

    Crown Metropol Melbourne is located at Whiteman Street,8 in Southbank, 1.1 miles from the center of Melbourne. Eureka Tower is the closest landmark to Crown Metropol Melbourne.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Crown Metropol Melbourne?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Crown Metropol Melbourne.

  • Does Crown Metropol Melbourne offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Crown Metropol Melbourne offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Crown Metropol Melbourne from the airport?

    Crown Metropol Melbourne is 7.6 miles from Melbourne Essendon. Crown Metropol Melbourne is 12.8 miles from Melbourne.

  • Does Crown Metropol Melbourne have a pool?

    Yes, Crown Metropol Melbourne has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Crown Metropol Melbourne hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Crown Metropol Melbourne in Melbourne and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Crown Metropol Melbourne and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Crown Metropol Melbourne.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

1.1 mi

Nearest Airport

Melbourne Essendon

Distance to airport

7.4 mi