Hotels Melbourne Christmas Market
Are you planning to stay in Melbourne during the Christmas market? We have created the latest guide for Melbourne to help you find a restaurant, an activity, a guided tour and best hotels close to the Melbourne Queen Victoria Market – Melbourne Christmas Market for the Winter of 2023!
The Melbourne Christmas Market known as Christmas Market at Queen Victoria Market is a magical place that comes to life in the heart of Melbourne, a few weeks before Christmas.
This year the market runs from 17th December 2023 to 24th December 2023. The Melbourne Christmas Market is located on Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne downtown.
The other popular Christmas Market in Melbourne are the Alphington Christmas Farmers Market,Artisan Christmas Market on Bay Street,Arts Centre Melbourne Saturday Christmas Market and the Canine Christmas Market.
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The average temperature in December is about 24° / 14° (low) and light rain is possible as well. A warm, waterproof coat or jacket is a must during the winter in Melbourne and Australia if you plan to visit during the Christmas period!
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Melbourne is the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria. At the city’s centre is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River. In the Southbank area, the Melbourne Arts Precinct is the site of Arts Centre Melbourne – a performing arts complex – and the National Gallery of Victoria, with Australian and indigenous art.
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1. Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments 3* – Hotels Near Melbourne Christmas Market
Located in Melbourne’s CBD (Central Business District), ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments offers modern accommodation in a convenient position. The hotel features a restaurant and bar. All guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel.
Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments is only 2 minutes’ walk from Queen Victoria Market, and is close to the Lygon Street restaurant precinct, Emporium Melbourne and Melbourne Central shopping centres. Located in the free tram zone, the closest tram stop is only 2 minutes’ away on Elizabeth Street, and Melbourne Central Railway Station is only a 7 minute walk away.
ibis Kitchen Restaurant offers breakfast and an à la carte dinner menu featuring seasonal produce. ibis Kitchen Lounge features an extensive range of local beers and wines as well as an all day dining menu.
This funky high-rise hotel is 0.6 km from Queen Victoria Market, 1.3 km from Flinders Street train station and 1.5 km from the Melbourne Museum.
The modern, streamlined rooms provide Wi-Fi (fee), flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, plus mini fridges, and tea and coffee making facilities. Polished 1- and 2-bedroom apartments add kitchenettes and lounge areas.
An airy, modern eatery offers casual fare and a breakfast buffet.
ibis Melbourne is well located within easy walking distance of the famous Queen Victoria Market, the legendary Lygon Street restaurant precinct and the shopping district of central Melbourne. Featuring 250 rooms, including one and two bedroom apartments with private kitchenettes, perfect for couples, families and solo travellers, no matter how short or long your stay. The hotel also features a vibrant restaurant and bar open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, conferencing facilities and free internet access for all guests.
Located within the free tram zone, Stop 7 on Elizabeth Street (Queen Victoria Market) is only 180m away, and Melbourne Central Railway Station is only 500m, making this hotel an ideal base for shopping, visiting theatres and catching all of Melbourne’s sporting action.
This hotel exceeded our expectation for an Ibis hotel. Its room size is big enough and comfortable enough. We stayed here with our family and friends for 6 days. The location was very convenient and few minutes away from the Queen Victoria Market and a comfortable distance to the tram and train stations.
The hotel personnel were extra helpful especially in helping us celebrate our Christmas eve in the hotel. Despite the skeletal personnel they had for the holidays, they made sure that we enjoyed our celebration.
It is a walking distance to Queen Victoria Market and Mcdonald’s fast food restaurant. Room was clean and quiet. WIFI was provided, each day 24 hours with unlimited data. We had satisfactory stay overall, I.e. smooth checking in and out and helping booking of Skybus which purchased online before arriving Melbourne.
For dinner we were privileged to experience a gastronomic delight with lucky the master chef at the helm in the kitchen. His culinary skill in combining the freshest of ingredients, highlighting subtle dressings and amazingly cooked mains tantalise and excite the palette beyond belief. Lucky truely has a natural talent for showcasing the best of Melbourne produce at a fraction of high end establishment rates.
Breakfast was buffet style and although not as expansive as higher end hotels the spread was excellent and held us well for a big day ahead of sightseeing in Melbourne.
Once again exceptionally looked after by the “the kid”(awesome coffee) and the lovely “Sunny” on the breakfast shift.
The room was quiet, comfortable and exceptionally clean.
This hotel is easy to get to from anywhere in the cbd with tram links a stone’s throw away.
So much so on the following night although we had moved hotels to Collins st we still decided to venture back to the ibis for dinner and we saw some people in for dinner that we had recommended from the other hotel. Always a high endorsement.
How much does a room costs at ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments?
Prices start 71$/night for Standard Queen Room. The One-Bedroom Apartment
is 84$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
This apartment comes with a bedroom, a lounge and a fully-equipped kitchenette. The bathroom features a bathtub and a separate toilet.
Where to book online – ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments – Hotels Near Melbourne Christmas Market – you can find the best hotels near Melbourne Queen Victoria Market – Christmas Market hotels in Melbourne during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Australia on Booking.com or Hotelscombined.com or Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
2. Pegasus Apart-Hotel 4* – Hotels Near Melbourne Christmas Market
Just a 5-minute walk from Queen Victoria Market, Pegasus Apart-Hotel offers a fitness centre and free WiFi. It features an indoor heated swimming pool, and a hot tub.
Located in Melbourne CBD, Melbourne Pegasus Apart-Hotel is a 15-minute walk from Bourke Street Mall and a 25-minute walk from Etihad Stadium. Flemington Racecourse is a 12-minute drive away.
These modern guest rooms are air-conditioned. They feature a desk and a kitchenette with a refrigerator, a stove, and a microwave. The private bathroom includes a shower and free toiletries.
A 5-minute walk from Flagstaff train station, this modern, upscale hotel is also less than 1 km from the Queen Victoria Market and 2 km from the National Gallery of Victoria.
Ranging from studios to 2-bedroom suites, the polished rooms offer kitchenettes, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Upgraded units add separate living areas and/or office space, while family suites feature kid-themed bedrooms.
Pegasus Apart’Hotel is a full service, four star hotel featuring one of Melbourne’s largest hotel indoor pools, spa, gymnasium, restaurant, bar/cafe, event space on-site car park and a self-serve laundry. Wi-Fi is complimentary for all guests throughout the hotel; this is an unlimited service keeping you connected during your stay. Ideally located at the north west end of the CBD, Pegasus is well suited to leisure and business travellers.
Our location provides easy access to shopping and entertainment precincts; legal, medical, education and finance districts and the annual Christmas Market at Queen Victoria Market.
Our room was very good for the price, with lots of natural light through big windows. The bed was very comfortable with crisp linen. Kitchen had all we needed. The Happy Hour (5pm to 6.30pm) was great value, 2 for 1 on beers, wine etc ( must be the same drink). The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel is well positioned for public transport (free CBD trams) and Flagstaff Gardens train station. Close to Victoria Market and supermarkets. We would stay again if in Melbourne.
Great location to do shopping at Victoria Market early Christmas Eve morning. Kids did use the pool but it is not very inviting area.
The room was quiet and fairly spacious, beds comfortable.
We spent a night here just before Christmas. It is a fantastic location for visiting the Queen Vic Markets and walking distance to Melbourne Central.
My children loved the themed bedroom and we all enjoyed the pool.
The staff were extremely helpful.
The apartment was clean, modern and spacious. The bed was amazing comfortable, and the only downside was that with the TV in the living area there was no way to watch TV while relaxing on the bed. The pool and spa area was quite busy during our stay, but was of a very high standard.
The hotel is close to the Queen Victoria Markets, and the number 55 tram line. There is also a train station close by, and it’s only one stop to Southern Cross Railway station.
The buffet breakfast was serviceable, if a little lacking in variety. The bar offers a happy hour between 5-6:30pm, which we were “happy” to take advantage of.
The staff were all friendly and helpful.
We’d be more than happy to stay at the Pegasus Apart’Hotel the next time that we find ourselves in Melbourne.
How much does a room costs at ibis Pegasus Apart-Hotel?
Prices start 89$/night for Queen Studio. The Deluxe Studio is 125$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
This spacious, air-conditioned studio has a kitchenette with a stove and a microwave. Includes a flat-screen TV.
Where to book online – Pegasus Apart-Hotel – Hotels Near Melbourne Christmas Market – you can find the best hotels near Melbourne Queen Victoria Market – Christmas Market hotels in Melbourne during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Australia on Booking.com or Hotelscombined.com or Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
3. Mantra on Little Bourke 4* – Hotels Near Queen Victoria Market Melbourne
Mantra on Little Bourke offers suites and apartments conveniently located in Melbourne’s CBD (central business district). Each has a spacious living area with an LCD TV and a kitchenette with a microwave and a refrigerator. Centrally located, guests can enjoy a walk to Federation Square, Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Art Gallery.
Mantra on Little Bourke boasts all the comforts of home including lounge and dining areas, kitchenettes, cable TV and air conditioning. Bathrooms include a hairdryer and exclusive toiletries. Offering a choice of large rooms.
This modern hotel in the Central Business District is 1 km from Federation Square and 2 km from Melbourne Museum.
Streamlined suites, studios and 1- or 2-bedroom apartments feature Wi-Fi (fee) and flat-screen TVs with cable channels, as well as kitchenettes and separate lounge and dining areas. Some apartments include sofabeds and whirlpool tubs. Room service is available 24/7.
A breakfast buffet is offered in a relaxed restaurant/bar serving modern Australian cuisine (fee). Other amenities include a gym and a sauna. Parking is offered for a fee.
Mantra on Little Bourke Melbourne is truly Melbourne’s best kept secret. Centrally located in Melbourne’s CBD offering a choice of spacious accommodation ranging from studios to two bedroom apartments, Mantra on Little Bourke boasts all the comforts of home including lounge and dining areas, kitchenettes, cable TV and air conditioning.
Wonderfully spacious, clean and well furnished rooms. Light and airy. Great sized bathroom and kitchen. Clean and well appointed. Staff were friendly and very accommodating. We will definitely stay again at the Mantra on Little Bourke Street.
Spent Christmas with our family in Melbourne and stayed at Mantra in Little Bourke. Very convenient as it is just walking distance to trams, Christmas Market, Chinatown for cheap eats and Melbourne central; literally straight ahead. Staff are also very friendly.
Great location within walking easy walking distance to all city attractions. Also close to transport links to explore tourists attractions outside of the city. Our room was spacious and comfortable and quiet.
How much does a room costs at ibis Mantra on Little Bourke?
Prices start 118$/night for One-Bedroom Suite. The Premium Executive Studio
is 127$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
This air-conditioned suite features a fully equipped kitchen, a pantry and an open-plan dining and lounge area with satellite TV and a sound system. The en suite bathroom includes a walk-in shower and separate bathtub.
Where to book online – Mantra on Little Bourke – Hotels Near Melbourne Christmas Market – you can find the best hotels near Melbourne Queen Victoria Market – Christmas Market hotels in Melbourne during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Australia on Booking.com or Hotelscombined.com or Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
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