Updated: January 2021
As one of Australia’s biggest airports, you may discover some of the best prices for flights to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific when you travel via Melbourne.
Melbourne is an incredible place for a stopover or longer stay, but the airport is quite a long way from the city centre. If you have an early morning flight or are just spending one day in Melbourne, then you may want to consider staying at an airport hotel in Melbourne.
While there are quite a lot of hotels located within the airport grounds or nearby Tullamarine, there are only a few I would recommend my family and friends stay at for their comfort, price, and convenience!
Read on to discover the best hotels near Melbourne Airport!
- 1 At-Terminal Hotels at Melbourne Airport
- 2 Luxury Hotels at Melbourne Airport
- 3 Budget Hotels at Melbourne Airport
- 4 Great Hotels near Melbourne Airport
At-Terminal Hotels at Melbourne Airport
There is currently no in-terminal or at-terminal hotels at Melbourne Airport. There is a plan to build several more.
In-terminal hotels at Melbourne Airport:
Aerotel is in discussions with Melbourne Airport to open the first in-terminal hotel. Details are yet to be finalised.
At-terminal hotels at Melbourne Airport:
A new duel-branded hotel operating under the Novotel and ibis Styles’ brands is currently under construction near Terminal 4 (the low-cost terminal) within a new precinct known as ‘The Hive’.
These hotels are set to open in 2021.
Luxury Hotels at Melbourne Airport
PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport
Best for: those who want convenience walking distance from the terminals.
Comfort and ease are what make the PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport the ideal place to rest your head when visiting Melbourne.
The closest hotel to Melbourne Airport, the hotel is located opposite the International Terminal, near Virgin Australia and Qantas Domestic Terminals, and only a short walk from Terminal 4, the low-cost terminal, makes this hotel an easy walk.
With spacious rooms and suites available, there is sure to be a room type to suit all types of travellers.
For those needing a place to rest during a stopover in Melbourne, the PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport has day rooms for rent.
Relax in the hotels swimming pool, recharge with a workout at the gym, or sit back and watch aircraft arriving and departing from the hotel window.
Location: Arrival Drive, Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine
Budget Hotels at Melbourne Airport
Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport
Best for: a convenient, well-priced hotel near Melbourne Airport that’s family-friendly.
Minutes from the airport, the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport is a great hotel near Melbourne Airport for those who want a comfortable sleep without the price tag.
This hotel offers a free shuttle service to Melbourne Airport, though you can conveniently walk to the Qantas, Virgin Australia, and International Terminal.
Along with comfortable rooms at an affordable price, there is also an on-site gym and restaurant & bar.
If you are looking for an affordable hotel to utilise their hotel rooms during the day, the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport also offers day-use rooms for people on a stopover.
One of the most convenient aspects of this hotels location is that you can cross the road to the BP Service Station (Gas Station) and McDonald’s if you want to pick up some snacks, drinks, or hungering for a burger!
Location: Melbourne Airport, 10/14 Centre Rd, Melbourne
ibis Budget Melbourne Airport
Best for: budget-conscious travellers or families.
Less than 400 metres from the terminals, the ibis Budget Melbourne Airport is – in my opinion – the best value budget hotel at Melbourne Airport.
ibis Budget offers modern, comfortable rooms to suit all traveller types, including rooms with bunk beds for families. Room rates are incredibly affordable. Meals are available from the restaurant on-site.
To get to-and-from the hotel, take advantage of the hotel’s free shuttle service to Melbourne Airport.
You will be within a short walk of the BP petrol station (gas station) and the McDonalds for snacks, drinks, and other items you may need.
Location: Caldwell Drive Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine
Great Hotels near Melbourne Airport
Hyatt Place Essendon Fields
Best for: comfortable, modern amenities and close to factory outlet shopping.
The newest hotel near Melbourne Airport, the Hyatt Place Essendon Fields is the perfect spot for those who want convenience and comfort, but still, have the opportunity to enjoy Melbourne.
This airport hotel offers a quiet retreat in Melbourne with plush linens and spacious modern rooms. Free WiFi, a gym, and breakfast are available on-site.
Take advantage of the shopping near Melbourne Airport at the Essendon DFO. Some of the biggest brands are selling wares for great prices at this factory outlet.
Be sure to utilise the free airport shuttle to Melbourne Airport during your stay.
Location: 1 English St, Essendon Fields
Mantra Tullamarine Hotel
Best for: perfect stopover accommodation with a free airport shuttle.
If you are looking for Tullamarine airport accommodation that is perfect for corporate and leisure travellers, the Mantra Tullamarine Hotel is a great choice!
Relax in large studio rooms or suites fitted with Queen and Twin beds. Many rooms come with spa baths. Families can book interconnecting suites so everyone will have a comfortable nights sleep.
Unwind before your flight with a good meal at the on-site restaurant and bar; destress in the fully equipped gym, sauna or heated lap pool.
Best of all, the on-demand shuttle service to Melbourne Airport runs 24/7. The journey to the airport takes between 4 – 10 minutes to get to each of the terminals.
Location: 2 Trade Park Dr, Tullamarine
Quality Hotel Melbourne Airport
Best for: no-fuss accommodation that offers the best bang for your buck.
Located only 4km from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, the Quality Hotel Melbourne Airport offers easy, fuss-free rooms at budget-friendly prices.
There is a range of rooms and suites, including a spacious two-bedroom suite perfect for family accommodation near Melbourne Airport.
In the warmer weather, cool down in the saltwater pool and spa.
Offering a free 24-hour shuttle bus to and from Melbourne Airport, free WiFi, and free Foxtel (cable TV), you are sure to have a comfortable stay at the Quality Hotel Melbourne Airport!
Location: 265 Mickleham Rd, Tullamarine
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