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Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank

35-47 City Road , Melbourne, 3006

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh and it’s hot. Dig into our Express Start Breakfast full of your favourites to help kick start your day, included at no extra charge to you. 

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We're big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you're away.
Power up while you power down. Conveniently placed outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you'll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

The brand-new Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank is situated in Melbourne's premier culture and entertainment destination. Positioned in the arts hub of Melbourne, Southbank is home to the National Gallery of Victoria, Arts Centre Melbourne and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank is within close proximity to many of the city’s renowned restaurants and bars, being within walking distance to the Crown Casino complex and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The hotel’s location also allows for easy access to Melbourne’s sporting and entertainment precinct which hosts the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Arena and AAMI Park.

Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank is the smart choice for savvy business and leisure travellers, delivering more where it matters most. The hotel features 345 well-designed rooms equipped with everything you need for a great stay. Start the day right with our complimentary Express Start Breakfast Grab & Go option, stay connected with free Wi-Fi and sleep easy with our Express Essentials providing all the quality in-room conveniences that make you feel at home, even when you’re away.

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
Smart, modern & comfortable - exactly what the Holiday Inn Express guest room is all about! Our rooms are meticulously designed with all the features to ensure you get a great night’s sleep. Choice of pillows, power shower, convenient USB ports, free WIFI, iron & ironing board, hairdryer, & safe.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-room Safe
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Asthma/Allergy Sensitive Features

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower
  • Separate Vanity Area

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Two-line Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 220AC

Added Value

  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Located on level 7, the Great Room will serve an Express Start Grab and Go Breakfast daily. Snacks, light meals & beverages available 24/7.
  • Continental Breakfast Included
  • Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available

Hotel Bars & Lounges

The Great Room

The Great Room Bar provides a well-rounded beverage list including local beer, wine and spirits. The Great Room bar is open from 10am until late 7 days a week.

Location: Level 7

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Business Services

  • 4 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Scanner

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
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Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

The onsite fitness room is equipped with exercise machines, weights and an LCD TV screen. The facility is a free service to all hotel guests, and is available 24/7. We ask our guests to please use a sweat towel in the gym and wipe down any equipment used.

Fitness Center Type: LIMITED

  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Treadmill

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
  • Hours of Operation: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Added Value

  • Wake Up Calls

Hotel Details

35-47 City Road

Melbourne, 3006



Check In: 2:00 pm

Check Out: 10:00 am

Check-in Age: 18

  • Parking + -

    • Daily Self-Parking Fee: 35 AUD
    • The hotel has an onsite car park, however there is no guarantee of parking availability and spaces cannot be pre-booked. All parking is self-parking and the hotel does not offer a valet parking service.
  • Shuttle + -

    • hotel does not offer airport and local shuttle

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  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Lifts
    • Public Restrooms

      Provided by Hotel

    • Ramp Access
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Guide Dogs Allowed
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 22
    • Total Number of Rooms: 345
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 345
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 14
    • Connecting Rooms Available
    • Guest Rooms Renovated in: 2019

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  • Languages + -

    • English
    • Italian
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • Carte Blanche
    • JCB
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
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    IHG Clean Promise
    Group Bookings
    Free Breakfast Your Way
    Winter Garden
    Meeting & Events
    IHG Clean Promise
    When you're ready to travel again, We'll be ready to welcome you. As the world adjusts to new travel norms and expectations, we're enhancing the experience for you - our hotel guests - by redefining cleanliness and supporting well-being throughout your stay. This means clean, well maintained, clutter free rooms that meet our standards.
    Group Bookings
    Travelling with a crew? You can reserve room blocks or organise discounted rates for delegates to book online making your group booking a breeze. FREE hot buffet breakfast and Free Wi-Fi for everyone. We're only a short stroll from some of Melbourne's best venues, the MCG, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Arts Centre and the fantastic riverbank precinct.
    Free Breakfast Your Way
    It’s the most important meal of the day, and it’s free. Help yourself to some fresh fare to get your morning motor running - and take it to go if you need to break faster. Check out our latest breakfast video for just some of the delicious breakfasts you can create at our free breakfast station.
    Winter Garden
    Located on the Southern side of the Great Room on the 7th floor of the hotel, the Winter Garden is the perfect spot to take in Melbourne's Southbank precinct. The Winter Garden is the place to meet your friends before heading out to take in the sights and sounds of Melbourne or to cosy up with a book and glass of red wine in Winter.
    Meeting & Events
    Whether it’s a small boardroom meeting, to events in our brand new, light-filled, industrial style meeting spaces, which can be hired as a whole or in part, or a larger cocktail event in our vibrant & expansive The Great Room, we’re ready to meet your every expectation.
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank

    • At Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 35 .

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank does not have a pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank is available from 6:30 am to 9:30 am.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank is from 2:00 pm, and check-out time is 10:00 am. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank offers free WiFi!

    • Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank has 1 restaurant.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank has 345 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Melbourne Southbank.