Bourke Street Mall

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Bourke Street Mall which includes a city, shopping and street scenes

Historic buildings house the latest fashions here in Melbourne’s premier shopping street.

Bourke Street Mall has everything to keep the most demanding fashionista happy, but even non-shoppers will find plenty to enjoy in one of Melbourne’s most attractive and atmospheric shopping streets.

Situated between Swanston and Elizabeth streets in the city centre, pedestrian-friendly Bourke Street is closed to all traffic apart from trams, so you can stroll around with ease. First-time visitors are well advised to call into the Melbourne Visitor Booth in the mall, where maps and local information will help you to orientate yourself and plan your day.

Most people start by hitting the shops! Major department stores including David Jones and Myer are here, as well as a tempting variety of specialist shops and independent boutiques, offering a cornucopia of retail therapy that will seduce even the choosiest shopper. Treat yourself to an indulgent piece from a chic high-end label, bag a bargain at one of the friendly discount stores, or find a quirky one-off item from a local designer.

Turn a shopping trip into a history lesson in the heritage-listed Royal Arcade and Melbourne General Post Office, which offer a snapshot of life in 19th-century Melbourne. Browse the boutiques in their historic interiors, or relax and watch the world go by over a coffee in one of the traditional pavement cafes.

Bourke Street is also famous for its street performers, attracting some of the city’s best musicians and artists to its spacious pedestrian precincts. Competition for the best spots is intense, so the standard of performance is generally high, making it a favourite hangout for locals to while away a couple of hours with some great free entertainment.

Bourke Street Mall is an easy 10-minute walk from Flinders Street Station, Melbourne’s main train terminal. Trams ring their bells to warn pedestrians of their approach, so don’t forget to listen and check both ways before crossing the street.

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4 out of 5
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The price is AU$104 per night from 14 Dec. to 14 Dec.
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Pan Pacific Melbourne
Pan Pacific Melbourne
5 out of 5
2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, VIC
The price is AU$247 per night from 22 Dec. to 22 Dec.
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The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
3.5 out of 5
215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$116 per night from 6 Dec. to 6 Dec.
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Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne
Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne
4 out of 5
300 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$91 per night from 3 Jan. to 3 Jan.
Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne
Pegasus Apart'Hotel
Pegasus Apart'Hotel
4 out of 5
206 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$104 per night from 14 Dec. to 14 Dec.
Pegasus Apart'Hotel
Pan Pacific Melbourne
Pan Pacific Melbourne
5 out of 5
2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, VIC
The price is AU$247 per night from 22 Dec. to 22 Dec.
Pan Pacific Melbourne
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
3.5 out of 5
215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$116 per night from 6 Dec. to 6 Dec.
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QT Melbourne
QT Melbourne
5 out of 5
133 Russell St, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$232 per night from 2 Jan. to 2 Jan.
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Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
5 out of 5
123 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$299 per night from 19 Dec. to 19 Dec.
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Crowne Plaza Melbourne, an IHG Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1-5 Spencer Street, Docklands, VIC
The price is AU$199 per night from 20 Dec. to 20 Dec.
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Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne
4 out of 5
131-137 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$111 per night from 2 Jan. to 2 Jan.
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melbourne - Flinders Street
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melbourne - Flinders Street
4.5 out of 5
270 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$179 per night from 2 Jan. to 2 Jan.
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