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Distant view of the city by the lake near Melbourne Central


Leading the rise in new-age hotel accommodation, Novotel Melbourne Central and Ibis Melbourne Central is conveniently located at 399 Lt Lonsdale Street in the heart of downtown Melbourne.

Australia’s first dual-branded high rise hotel is situated moments from key shopping destinations, popular attractions, hip laneways, major corporate offices and public transport.

Take a wander and discover the secret pockets of Melbourne only the locals know about. Jump on a tram or train to see your favourite sporting team, comedy act or musician live at one of the city’s major sporting arenas. Shopping aficionados will take delight in the property’s easy access to Melbourne Central, QV, Emporium and Bourke Street malls. Get your creative fix with a visit to the Arts precinct. The options are endless.

Not in the know? Speak to our knowledgeable staff and immerse yourself in Melbourne CBD’s vibrant culture.

Transportation Details

Train station 

Melbourne Central Station 

Estimated distance to the hotel: 

0.12MI/ 0.2KM



Novotel and Ibis Melbourne Central doesn't have it's own shuttle service. However, a few shuttle companies offer transfers between the city and Melbourne Airport. The most cost-effective way is by taking the Skybus shuttle. This runs from each terminal every 10 minutes, with an express service to the southern cross bus terminal, a short 12-minute walk from Novotel Ibis Melbourne Central. 


Our valet parking service is the perfect way to avoid the hassle of parking in the city. Simply pull up to our front door, and our staff will take care of the rest. Limited valet parking is available for $60 per night. This is on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Driving Instructions

1. Continue to Tullamarine Fwy/M2

2. Follow M2. Take exit 3 from M2.

3. Continue on State Route 32. Take Queen St to Little Lonsdale St in Melbourne

1. Head south on Curzon St/Princes Hwy/A60/State Route 60 towards Curzon St/Princes Hwy/A60/State Route 60

2. Turn left onto Dudley St/State Route 32/State Route 55

3. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto William St

4. Turn left onto Franklin St

5. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Queen St

6. Turn left onto Little Lonsdale St

1. Head east on Dorcas St towards Ward St

2. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Moray St

3. Turn right onto Queens Bridge St

4. Turn right onto Flinders St/State Route 30

5. Turn left onto Queen St

6. Turn right onto Little Lonsdale St

1. Head north on Clarendon St towards Victoria Parade/State Route 32

2. Turn left onto Victoria Parade/State Route 32

3. Turn left onto La Trobe St

4. Turn left onto Queen St

5. Turn left onto Little Lonsdale St

1. Head north-east on Docklands Hwy/Footscray Rd/State Route 32 towards Docklands Hwy/Footscray Rd/State Route 32

2. Keep right to stay on Docklands Hwy/Footscray Rd/State Route 32

3. Continue onto Harbour Esplanade

4. Turn left onto La Trobe St

5. Turn right onto Queen St

6. Turn left onto Little Lonsdale St