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Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
4 out of 5
44 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC
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The price is AU$60 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
3.8/5Good! (2,512 reviews)
Good value. Great room great wifi

"Everything was great. Wifi signal was strong and reliable."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun. 2020

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
Brady Hotel Central Melbourne
4 out of 5
30 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne, VIC
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4.4/5Excellent! (1,399 reviews)

"Lovely get away after isolation. Great location rooms small but lovely for a night away"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2020

Brady Hotel Central Melbourne
Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne
4 out of 5
300 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$75 per night from 21 Sep. to 22 Sep.
4.3/5Excellent! (4,868 reviews)

"I booked this hotel last minute and was able to check in early (thank goodness!). The front desk personnel was very friendly. My room was clean, and the bed was very comfortable I slept like a baby my first night. The only negative thing was after I used the shower, the shower head would not stop ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug. 2020

Atlantis Hotel, Melbourne

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Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank
4 out of 5
Corner of Southgate Ave & Riverside Quay, Southbank, VIC
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4.2/5Excellent! (2,225 reviews)

"Great location on southbank, short walk to the cbd. Great food options close by and close to public transport."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank
Quality Hotel Melbourne Airport
4 out of 5
265 Mickleham Road, Westmeadows, VIC
The price is AU$117 per night from 21 Sep. to 22 Sep.
4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"Very good location close to the Melbourne Airport. It was very clean and the beds were comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Quality Hotel Melbourne Airport
Miami Hotel Melbourne
3.5 out of 5
13 Hawke Street, West Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$68 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
4.2/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"Close to North Melbourne station, Quality affordable accomodation for a short stay in Melbourne"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Miami Hotel Melbourne
Ciloms Airport Lodge
3.5 out of 5
398 Melrose Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC
The price is AU$139 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
4.1/5Very Good! (1,764 reviews)

"It was just what I needed, close to the airport. It did get noisy at times but that is expected close to the airport"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jun. 2020

Ciloms Airport Lodge
Mercure Welcome Melbourne
3.5 out of 5
265 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC
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3.9/5Good! (1,543 reviews)

"We were upgraded to the 5* Pullman due to our medical visit being the virus and the amenities and staff couldn't have been better"…"

Reviewed on 22 May 2020

Mercure Welcome Melbourne
City Centre Budget Hotel
2.5 out of 5
22 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
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The price is AU$65 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
3.8/5Good! (590 reviews)

"Good stay"…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

City Centre Budget Hotel
Bayview On The Park
4 out of 5
52 QUEENS ROAD, 52, Melbourne, VIC
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3.7/5Good! (999 reviews)

"Staff were very accommodating and professional. Hotel is close to Albert Park Lake and the Shrine with easy access to Melbourne's CBD. Would definitely stay here again on my next visit to Melbourne."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Bayview On The Park
ibis budget Melbourne CBD
2.5 out of 5
97-103 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC
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The price is AU$95 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
3.7/5Good! (997 reviews)

"Super friendly, helpful and professional staff. Thanks a lot!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

ibis budget Melbourne CBD
ibis budget Melbourne Airport
2.5 out of 5
Caldwell Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC
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The price is AU$135 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
3.6/5Good! (997 reviews)

"Very friendly helpful staff. Good location, easy to get to."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jun. 2020

ibis budget Melbourne Airport
YTI Garden Hotel
3.5 out of 5
378 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC
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The price is AU$86 per night from 28 Sep. to 29 Sep.
3.6/5Good! (993 reviews)
4 star

"Beautiful room- large, with 2 double beds & large bathroom. Unfortunately, the recess only a tiny amount of counter space in the bathroom. There was a large, walk in shower but, using the shower sent water over much of the bathroom floor, as the drain wasn’t lower than the floor. Staff was friendly ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

YTI Garden Hotel
ibis Styles Kingsgate
3 out of 5
131 King Street, Melbourne, VIC
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3.5/5Good! (992 reviews)

"I was present for one night. The service was excellent friendly and profeasional. The room was a double, roomy for me, clean and adequately provisioned with iron / board, safe, coffee / tea / milk, bathroom and linen. I appreciated the luggage holding facility following my checkout. Highly recommended ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

ibis Styles Kingsgate
ibis Budget Fawkner
3 out of 5
1401 Sydney Road, Fawkner, VIC
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The price is AU$71 per night from 4 Oct. to 5 Oct.
3.3/5 (996 reviews)

"Great stay, lovely staff."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jun. 2020

ibis Budget Fawkner
BreakFree Bell City
3.5 out of 5
205 Bell Street, Preston, VIC
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3.2/5 (1,193 reviews)

"It wasn’t Break Free Hotel, that was being renovated, was moved to sister Hotel Mantra next door, so my replies are about Mantra. Whilst it was a better Hotel it didn’t have a pool nor any outside space."…"

Reviewed on 8 Apr. 2020

BreakFree Bell City
Hotel Sophia
4 out of 5
277-287 King Street, Melbourne, VIC
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The price is AU$99 per night from 20 Sep. to 21 Sep.
3.1/5 (998 reviews)

"Very polite and friendly staff. Lication is perfect to hop around the city. Would recommend."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar. 2020

Hotel Sophia
Flagstaff City Inn
3.5 out of 5
45 Dudley Street, West Melbourne, VIC
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3.1/5 (996 reviews)

"I like how close this property was to the flagstaff inn bowls which was where our function was. Parking was a bit of a issue as we had problems with the ticket machine and we had to walk a bit with our bags."…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec. 2019

Flagstaff City Inn
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As you start mapping out your travel itinerary, you realize there are a lot of things to see and do on your list. You plan on visiting the many landmarks that make Melbourne unique, and know of a handful of restaurants that are dishing up meals you can’t miss out on. And you can’t forget your plans to tour the museums and art galleries. There are so many things to experience in Melbourne, so why spend your entire holiday budget on your accommodation? There are plenty of cheap hotels in Melbourne that will not only serve as a comfortable place to recharge between sightseeing, but that will provide exemplary service and welcoming amenities, too.

Instead of spending your whole bank account this trip, book cheap accommodation in Melbourne that offers everything you need. Budget hotels offer the things you’d expect from a temporary stay, such as comfortable beds, spacious rooms, televisions with extensive channel offerings, and occasionally even additional features like kitchenettes and pools. If you’re not planning on spending much time in your room, why blow your entire paycheck? Instead, spend your hard-earned money on experiences that will truly make your stay memorable, like tickets to local concerts, plays, or sporting events.

Cheap Melbourne hotels allow you to keep cash in your wallet for when you truly need it—like when you’re touring the area and come across an irresistible ice cream shop. Browse an extensive inventory of Melbourne hotel deals here on Expedia, and prepare to enjoy your holiday to the fullest.

Frequently asked questions

What is Melbourne like for travellers on a budget?
Melbourne has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Bourke Street Mall and Melbourne Central, this destination is home to Royal Botanic Gardens and Carlton Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Melbourne?
Based on reviews, Great Southern Hotel Melbourne is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other choices to stay on the cheap include ibis Budget Fawkner and ibis budget Melbourne CBD.
How many inexpensive hotels should I expect to find in Melbourne?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet from Expedia’s 232 budget hotels in Melbourne.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Melbourne?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Melbourne, but bear in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually February and January, with an average temperature of 18°C, while the coldest months are July and June, with an average of 10°C. Average annual precipitation for Melbourne is 279 inches.
What is there to see and do in Melbourne?
Melbourne attracts visitors with its major shopping area and acclaimed art galleries, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Bourke Street Mall and Melbourne Central, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Queen Victoria Market and Princess Theatre, or check out the area’s cultural spots like at Melbourne Arts Centre.
How can I get to Melbourne and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Melbourne is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The most convenient airport is Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), 11.7 mi (18.9 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 7 mi (11.2 km) away: Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon). Walk to nearby metro stations such as Flagstaff Station, Melbourne Central Station and Parliament Station.

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What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Melbourne?

Based on reviews, Great Southern Hotel Melbourne is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include ibis Budget Fawkner and Hotel Sophia.

What is staying in Melbourne like?

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Melbourne, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, renowned art, and fascinating museums. Tourists who journey to this vibrant city can discover its architecture, restaurants, and theatres. Top sights in the city include Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne Central, and SEA LIFE Melbourne. In Melbourne, there are 2590 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

What's the best place for a stay in Melbourne?

Austin Rise Bed and Breakfast is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Gracehill and Belle Le Vie as top options for your trip.

Melbourne Central Business District is a vibrant neighbourhood known for its array of dining options and major shopping area. Other favourite areas in Melbourne include Chinatown and Mont Park.

What's the best hotel for a stay in Melbourne Central Business District?

With 1115 hotels and other accommodation to choose from in this neighbourhood, you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Adelphi Hotel is the highest ranked property in Melbourne Central Business District. This 4.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It's located steps from Federation Square. Other favourite options in the area include The Langham, Melbourne and Pan Pacific Melbourne.

What are the top places to visit in Melbourne?

Known for its art, museums, and theatres, the city's cultural venues include Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne Arts Centre, and National Gallery of Victoria. Families come for attractions such as SEA LIFE Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, and Luna Park. The city is notable for landmarks like Federation Square, Eureka Tower, and Eureka Skydeck 88.

What's the best hotel to stay with easy access to Melbourne Cricket Ground?

Adjacent to Melbourne Cricket Ground, Mantra on Jolimont is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star aparthotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other good choices close by include The Victoria Hotel Melbourne and Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne.