Places to Visit in Melbourne
The Westin Melbourne is located on Collins Street and Flinders Lane, ensuring easy access to the Central Business District and Swanston Street. The hotel is surrounded by renowned restaurants, bars, and Melbourne’s best shopping and most famous historical sites, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne Town Hall and City Square.
One of the world’s ten most livable cities, Melbourne is a lively and cosmopolitan metropolis which combines a fanatical love for the creative arts and good living with a state-wide sports addiction, making it a vibrant urban centre like no other. Melbourne’s iconic trams link you to world-class sporting facilities and events including the MCG, Tennis Centre, Grand Prix circuit, and Spring Racing Carnival venues.
Thanks to a full calendar of exciting events, you can participate in concerts, festivals, the opera, or classical music year-round. Notable performers include the inspiring Australian Ballet, or any other dance, theatre, and musical act at the Melbourne Recital Centre, the Regent Theatre, or the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA).
Melbourne is also well known for its multicultural cuisines. Treat yourself to irresistible dining and nightlife opportunities, ranging from bistros to street-side cafés, from pubs to clubs to world-class restaurants. Shopping includes prominent fashion designer houses on Collins Street and Flinders Lane as well as the historic GPO and neighbouring Bourke Street Mall. Chadstone Shopping Mall provides a free shuttle service to the fashion capital and the pickup point is outside Federation Square.
Myki Visitor Packs, for Melbourne trams, are available from our Concierge. The free City Circle trams depart at regular intervals and stop at each major intersection and prominent destinations around the city as the Royal Exhibition Building, the Melbourne Museum, and the famous Queen Victoria Market. The nearest stop from the hotel is on Flinders Street.
The free tram zone allows you to travel between Docklands and Spring Street, Federation Square and the Queen Victoria Market without paying for a ticket.
Just an hour away, some of Australia’s most spectacular coastlines, wineries, wildlife reserves, temperate rainforests, beaches, and historic townships are waiting to be explored. Guided tours and rental vehicles can be arranged by our Concierge.
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