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10 Best Hotels in Essendon

Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments
3 out of 5
980 Mount Alexander Road, Essendon, VIC
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AU$115
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
3.8/5Good! (995 reviews)

"It was well positioned as we were flying home the next morning and is close to the Tullamarine Airport."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan. 2020

Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments
Punthill Essendon Grand
4.5 out of 5
1142 Mount Alexander Road, Essendon, VIC
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AU$136
per night
Mar 15 - Mar 16
4.2/5Excellent! (242 reviews)

"Hard to find hotel due to street address, however after find it the location of the hotel is position within walking proximity of petrol station, supermarket and local shops. The hotel has its own undercover car space which you are freely to come in and out. The reception is accommodating, friendly ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

Punthill Essendon Grand
Essendon Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1040 Mt Alexander Road, Essendon, VIC
AU$155
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
4.3/5Excellent! (119 reviews)

"It was close to what we wanted to do for the evening"…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct. 2019

Essendon Apartments
Essendon Sub-Penthouse on Napier
3.5 out of 5
32 Napier St, Essendon, VIC
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"An excellent location near to cafes and restaurants with easy tram access to the city and airport. I've sent another communication about this, but you need to know that the information about the property on Wotif is incorrect. We understood we’d be staying in Thornbury near our family from 6-10 July ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul. 2019

Essendon Sub-Penthouse on Napier
Essendon Escape
4 out of 5
1050 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon, VIC
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Beautiful and spacious apartment for big families and a very convenient location"…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug. 2019

Essendon Escape
Pegasus Apart'Hotel
4 out of 5
206 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC
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AU$113
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.3/5Excellent! (5,615 reviews)

"Very handy to everything in the city. Twin room a bit small but good to have a kitchenette. Please clean the windows, we could not see out of our window!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Pegasus Apart'Hotel
Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne
4 out of 5
300 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC
AU$96
per night
Mar 9 - Mar 10
4.2/5Excellent! (12,707 reviews)

"The hotel was near public transportation, shopping, and restaurants. The amenities were good. I especially liked the lap pool. Our room on the 18th floor smelled like someone had smoked in there before. It was not noticeable at first, but by the evening, it was bothering us. We notified the front ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne
The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
3.5 out of 5
215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
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AU$97
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.3/5Excellent! (5,931 reviews)

"hotel was clean and near to transport and shops staff were helpful with booking tours ."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
4.5 out of 5
1-5 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free Cancellation
AU$185
per night
Mar 6 - Mar 7
4.2/5Very Good! (2,666 reviews)

"Location to Casino and late checkout, rooms clean and tidy"…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2020

Crowne Plaza Melbourne
The Langham, Melbourne
5 out of 5
One Southgate Avenue, Southbank, VIC
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AU$252
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9
4.7/5Exceptional! (3,412 reviews)

"Close to attractions, excellent facilities and so clean!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

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Visiting Essendon

Visitors to Essendon are sure to enjoy the restaurants and shopping. Tourists can also enjoy all the city has to offer including its coffeehouses. Melbourne Cricket Ground, St. Kilda Beach, and Flemington Racecourse are some of the top sights around the area.

  • You'll find 1261 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Melbourne
  • The closest major airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) 2.8 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) 10.4 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Essendon

Melbourne Cricket Ground, St. Kilda Beach, and Flemington Racecourse are some of the notable places to visit in the surrounding region. Additionally, in the area you'll find Melbourne Zoo and Queen Victoria Market.

Here's a top place to stay based on our user reviews:

  • Essendon Apartments - With a stay at this 3.5-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to free parking and concierge services, along with an in-room kitchen.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Melbourne Central, located 5.1 mi (8.1 from the city center, and Melbourne Museum, which is 5.1 mi (8.2 away.

Getting Around Essendon

With so many transportation options, seeing all of Essendon is easy. Nearby metro stations include Glenbervie Station and Strathmore Station. If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Essendon Station.

Dressing for Essendon

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 77°F and the nighttime average to be 57°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 66°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • July through September averages 65°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 74°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • About 0.43 inches of rain falls on Essendon each year
  • Hottest months are usually February and January with an average temperature of 76°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 48°F

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