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Crowne Plaza Melbourne

Crowne Plaza Melbourne is conveniently located by the Yarra River, providing easy access to explore Melbourne and beyond. It’s within the free tram zone and a short walk from Southern Cross Station. Conveniently explore MCEC and its surroundings, including Marvel Stadium and South Wharf Direct Factory Outlets. Recently refurbished, the hotel delivers stylish rooms with free minibar snacks and beverages, a pod coffee machine, and a 55-inch smart TV with casting capabilities.

Shadow Play by Peppers Hotel

Shadow Play by Peppers Hotel is proud to be a preferred hotel partner of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Located in Melbourne’s Southbank and only a short walk from Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, your stay with us will provide the ultimate convenience and indulgence while attending your conference or event in Melbourne.

Relax in spacious, fully equipped apartments while enjoying all the additional luxuries of a full-service hotel. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre guests get access to 10% off Shadow Play by Peppers best available online room rates.

Oakwood Premier Melbourne

Oakwood Premier Melbourne offers the best of both worlds with hotel conveniences and serviced apartments. The 40-storey tower features 132 luxurious hotel rooms and 260 serviced apartments with modern in-room technology. Enjoy the stunning city views, Port Philip Bay, and Melbourne’s surroundings. For corporate travellers, there’s a co-working space and flexible boardrooms. Indulge in breakfast at Fifth, relax at the stylish Lobby Bar, or savour a contemporary dining experience with panoramic views at Strato Melbourne on Level 40.

AC Hotels Southbank

Experience a unique connection with Melbourne at AC Southbank. This design-focused and pet-friendly hotel considers every aspect of your stay in Melbourne. Stay active at the modern AC Fitness Centre. Enjoy the infinity pool while indulging in expertly crafted cocktails from Bar de Buceo. Start your mornings with a fresh European breakfast and finish your day with a signature gin and tonic at the stylish rooftop.

Getting There


By Tram

Catch any of the following trams and exit at the stop opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC:

  • Route 96 – St Kilda to East Brunswick
  • Route 109 – Port Melbourne to Box Hill
  • Route 12 – Victoria Gardens to St Kilda

Alternatively, catch tram number 48 or 70 and exit at the Flinders Street stop. Then take a short walk towards the Yarra River, across the Seafarers Bridge. For further tram timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website here

By Train

Take any train that goes to Southern Cross Station. Exit at Southern Cross Station and catch tram number 96, 109 or 12 as above. For further train timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website here.

By Bus

The SkyBus transports visitors directly from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross train station.

Bus route 237 operates from Queen Victoria Market, via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street South Wharf from Monday to Friday. Lormier Street is approximately a five minute walk to MCEC. There is also a coach pick up/drop off point at Bay 1, Convention Centre Place (closest to DFO South Wharf).

For further bus timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website.

Travelling by Car

Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre Parking

Please note: This car park can reach capacity early in the day during busy events.

1,060 undercover parking spaces available, managed by Wilson Parking. Entrance and exit off Normanby Road with a height restriction of 2.2 metres. Open 24 hours, seven days a week.


Contact the airline of your choice:

Qantas 13 13 13

Virgin Australia 13 67 89

Jetstar 13 15 38

For international travel, please contact Elysian Travel to discuss your flights to and from Australia.