Hotels Near Melbourne Formula 1 Grand Prix

The Albert Park street circuit was used for Grand Prix races during the late 1950's but it wasn't until 1996 that the Melbourne race was an official event on the Forumula 1 Grand Prix race calendar. The track winds its way around the leafy inner-city suburb Albert Park and Albert Park Lake.

The Melbourne race is often the season-opener for the year, the 2012 race was scheduled for Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th of March and the 2016 race is scheduled for Thursday 18th to Sunday 20th March. The main race is usually held on the Sunday.

The number of private apartments and holiday homes available has increased over the last few years.

Travelling to see a Formula 1 race can be a great way to see a new country, other nearby races include the Formula 1 Singapore in mid September and the Formula 1 Malaysia in early October.

Accommodation for nearby races held later in the year:


5 self rated
8 Whiteman Street Melbourne 3006 Australia
Rising above Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank precinct, Crown Towers offers spacious luxury rooms with views of the city or Port Phillip Bay. Each room features original artworks and marble bathrooms. Each room includes a large plasma-screen TV with laptop video-on-demand system, an iPod docking statio...more
4 self rated
1 - 5 Spencer Street Melbourne 3008 Australia
Crown Plaza Melbourne is located on the banks of the Yarra River opposite Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Crown Casino, just 5 minutes' drive from the central business district. It features a heated outdoor pool, fitness centre, business lounge, a bar and a restaurant. This 4.5-star h...more

Quest on Dorcas

4 self rated
8 Dorcas Street, South Melbourne Melbourne 3205 Australia
Offering a private balcony, flat-screen cable TV and an iPod dock, Quest on Dorcas Apartments is only 10 minutes’ walk from the National Gallery of Victoria, and 5 minutes’ drive from Crown Casino. Melbourne Cricket Ground is a 10-minute drive, and Melbourne Airport is a 25-minute drive away. The ai...more
5 self rated
379 St Kilda Rd Melbourne 3004 Australia
Located on St Kilda Road, next to Melbourne Grammar and the Royal Botanic Gardens, the 5-star boutique Royce Hotel features an on-site lounge bar, and restaurant. Guests have a choice of stylish rooms and suites each with views of Melbourne's city skyline or a tree-lined St Kilda Road and a 55-inch...more
5 self rated
1 Southgate Avenue Melbourne 3006 Australia
Situated on the banks of the Yarra River, The Langham Melbourne features an indoor swimming pool with views across the city. The elegant interior includes a grand marble staircase, cascading fountains and magnificent chandeliers. The Langham is 600 metres from Crown Casino and 850 metres from Bourke...more
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Corner Southgate Avenue and Riverside Quay Melbourne 3006 Australia
Just 600 metres from Southbank Promenade on the Yarra River, Travelodge Southbank offers rooms with en suite bathroom, kitchenette and cable TV. The popular Bourke Street Mall shopping area is 10 minutes' walk away. Southbank Melbourne Travelodge is 15 minutes’ walk from Crown Casino and Flinders St...more
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348 St Kilda Road Melbourne 3004 Australia
Seasons Botanic Gardens combines the space and independence of self-contained apartments with the amenities of a luxury hotel. It is located on St Kilda Road, Melbourne and overlooks Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens. Seasons Botanic Gardens offers facilities such as an on-site restaurant and bar, h...more

Mantra Southbank

4 star
31 City Road, Southbank Melbourne 3006 Australia
Easily accessible and located within a short walk from Melbourne CBD, Mantra Southbank is situated 1.5 km from major sporting venues including both the MCG and Melbourne Arena. The Crown Casino is 700 metres from the property, while Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is 1 km away. Mantra Sou...more
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187 City Road Melbourne 3006 Australia
Featuring a private balcony with floor to ceiling windows, Melbourne Short Stay Apartments are only 4 minutes’ walk from Crown Casino and 13 minutes' walk from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition. The complex features an indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. All apartments have laundry faciliti...more
4 self rated
180 City Road, Southbank Melbourne 3006 Australia
Located in the heart of the bustling Southbank precinct, Melbourne Short Stay at SouthbankONE offers self-contained accommodation just an 8-minute walk from Crown Casino and 12 minutes' walk from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. All rooms offer a balcony and floor to ceiling windows. Gues...more
4 self rated
63 Whiteman Street Melbourne 3006 Australia
Just 260 metres from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and 400 metres from Crown Casino, these stylish apartments offer floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of Melbourne, the bay, the ocean or Yarra River. The complex features a glass-roof swimming pool and fitness centre. Most apa...more

Quest Southbank

4 self rated
12-16 Kavanagh Street Melbourne 3006 Australia
Quest Southbank offers spacious modern apartments in a quiet location, only 150 metres from the restaurants along Southbank Promenade. Each includes a fully equipped kitchen and a private balcony. Quest Melbourne Southbank is 100 metres from The Arts Centre and the nearest tram stop is just 50 metre...more
4 self rated
1a St Kilda Road, St Kilda Melbourne 3182 Australia
Featuring a fitness centre and a sauna, St. Kilda Junction Accommodation is just 15 minutes’ walk from St. Kilda Beach. It offers air-conditioned apartments with a private balcony, a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. St. Kilda Junction Accommodation is 5 minutes’ drive from Luna Park, and 10 minutes’...more
4 self rated
102 Canterbury Road, Middle Park Melbourne 3206 Australia
The historic Middle Park Hotel offers modern rooms with free WiFi, a large flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. It is located 10 minutes’ drive from Melbourne city centre. A free continental buffet breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. This may include items such as as granola,...more
0 star
104a Erskine St Middle Park 3206 Australia
Set in Melbourne, 3.5 km from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and 3.2 km from Crown Casino Melbourne, Middle Park in Vogue - Rejuvenate Stays offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, a garden and barbecue facilities. This holiday home provides accommodation with a patio. Str...more
4 self rated
470 St Kilda Road Melbourne 3004 Australia
Located in Melbourne, St Kilda Views offers self-contained apartments with 2 balconies. Guests have access to WiFi and a fitness centre. The property is 2.2 km from Melbourne Arts Centre and Rod Laver Arena. Each air-conditioned apartment boasts superior balcony views of either the tree-lined St Kil...more
4 star
52 Queens Road Melbourne 3004 Australia
Situated between Melbourne's CBD and St Kilda Beach, Bayview On The Park is ideally located to explore all Melbourne has to offer. The hotel features a spa pool and fitness centre Melbourne Aquarium, South Yarra shopping district and St Kilda Esplanade are all within a 15-minute tram ride from Bayvi...more
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3/11a Anderson St Melbourne 3205 Australia
The Anderson offers stylish self-contained accommodation just 10 minutes' drive from the iconic St Kilda Beach. You can enjoy the tranquil surrounds from your private balcony, or prepare a meal using the BBQ facilities. Free WiFi and free parking are available. The Anderson Apartment is 10 minutes’...more
5 self rated
452 St Kilda Road Melbourne 3004 Australia
This boutique hotel offers modern luxury suites, each with designer furnishings and private balcony. Less than 250 metres from Albert Park, it features a fitness centre and 2 dining options. All suites at Art Series [The Blackman] showcase the works of the celebrated artist Charles Blackman. Each in...more
0 star
562 St Kilda Road Melbourne 3004 Australia
With a stay at Melbourne Parkview Hotel in Melbourne, you'll be in the business district and minutes from Albert Park Golf Course and close to St. Kilda Beach. This 4.5-star hotel is close to Melbourne Cricket Ground and Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of th...more
4 self rated
435 Clarendon St, South Melbourne Melbourne 3205 Australia
Located in South Melbourne, 15 minutes' drive from Melbourne CBD (Central Business District), Coppersmith Hotel offers a on-site restaurant and bar and rooms have free WiFi, cable channels, a Nespresso coffee machine and coffee pods. Guests can customise their minibar upon booking. Coppersmith Hotel...more
4 star
6 Queens Road Melbourne 3004 Australia
Bayview Eden Melbourne is located next to the beautiful Albert Park Lake and Golf Course. There is an indoor heated pool, hot tub, sauna and fitness centre. Each of the modern stylish rooms offers an LCD TV and an in-room safe. Bayview Eden Hotel Melbourne is just a short 15-minute tram ride from Me...more
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335 Moray St,South Melbourne Melbourne 3205 Australia
Offering rooms with a private bathroom, air conditioning, free WiFi, a flat-screen TV and some with city views, Lily Sands Inn is just 5 minutes’ walk from Albert Park Lake. Located opposite Albert Park, Lily Sands Inn is 5 minutes’ drive from the Royal Botanic Gardens and the National Gallery of Vi...more
4 star
562 St Kilda Rd Melbourne 3004 Australia
Boasting a rooftop spa and sauna, a restaurant and rooms with HD flat-screen TVs, Parkview Hotel St Kilda Road is within 10 minutes' tram ride of Melbourne's iconic Federation Square, Melbourne Cricket Ground and Etihad Stadium. Each room offers double-glazed, opening windows, modern furnishings and...more
4 star
539 St Kilda Rd Melbourne 3004 Australia
Featuring a heated outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre, Astra St Kilda Rd offers apartments with a private balcony. A range of shops, cafés and restaurants can be found on Chapel Street, 5 minutes’ drive from Astra St Kilda Apartments. Fitzroy Street is an 8-minute drive and Melbourne city cent...more

Mantra St Kilda Road

4 self rated
568 St Kilda Road Melbourne 3004 Australia
Mantra St Kilda offers luxury designer apartments with modern amenities, including iPod docking station and LCD TV. Facilities include a fitness centre, restaurant and bar. Each apartment at Mantra St Kilda includes a private balcony, en suite bathroom, and individual heating and cooling system. The...more
4 star
572 St Kilda Road Melbourne 3004 Australia
Situated at the southern end of St Kilda Road, Seasons Heritage Melbourne offers a restaurant, a fitness centre and 24/7 reception. Located in a beautifully restores historic mansion, all air-conditioned accommodation boasts a kitchenette and flat-screen TV. Seasons Heritage Hotel is a 3-minute walk...more
4.5 star
63 Queens Road Melbourne 3004 Australia
With a stay at Mercure Melbourne Albert Park in Melbourne, you'll be minutes from Albert Park Golf Course and close to St. Kilda Beach. This 4-star hotel is close to Melbourne Cricket Ground and Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 209 air-conditioned room...more

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