Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne - Pearl Riverfront

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1 - 5 Spencer Street Melbourne Melbourne 3008


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Client Testimonials: “They made it so easy, it was ridiculous” Tracy, Executive Edge “Responsible, helpful & flexible” Maya, Kintetsu International Express “A dream to work with!” Tina, Arinex Pty Ltd “The venue was great, the food was fantastic, everyone was happy with the meals and most of all the service was very friendly, efficient and professional. I had one of the smoothest and easiest events planned” Sonia , Multispares Limited

Venue Highlights

3D Event Space

Cvent Photo-realistic 3D Event Spaces give planners the ability to realize their vision down to the finest detail.


Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (ocean or water)
  • View (urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Space (outdoor)
  • Space (private)
  • Space (semi-private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Recreational activities

  • Outdoor pool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Subway
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Loading dock

Distance from airport

  • 13.92 mi. from venue


  • Complimentary parking
  • Paid parkingA$17.00 / day
  • Valet parkingA$70.00 / day
  • Street parking

Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne - Pearl Riverfront Meeting Space

Total meeting space14,111 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms10
Largest room9,526 sq. ft.
Second largest room4,435 sq. ft.
Space (Private)Available
Space (Semi-private)Available
Space (Outdoor)Available

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms432
Single (1 bed)292
Double (2 beds)102

Local Attractions


Ottie’s is an every-occasion bistro that seamlessly blends European cuisine with the vibrant flavours of Australia, with classic bistro flair. This charming & welcoming establishment is a haven for food enthusiasts, offering sophisticated dining in a setting that effortlessly marries chic with coziness. The dishes are thoughtfully crafted, combining premium cuts of meat, fresh seafood, and multiple vegetarian options with a creative blend of flavours.
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
Level 2, 1-5 Spencer Street
Melbourne, AU

Marvel Stadium

1 km away
Marvel Stadium is a multi-purpose venue designed to cater to major sporting and entertainment events, as well as social, business and private functions.
740 Bourke Sreet
Melbourne, AU 3008

Pow Wow

Pow Wow's design takes inspiration from California, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere ideal for both work and socialising. Guests can indulge in a delicious selection of freshly made pastries and sandwiches, perfectly paired with premium, barista-made coffee for the ultimate treat. For those looking to unwind in the afternoon, a selection of beer and wine is also available. With an impressive range of amenities, Pow Wow is the perfect spot to relax and indulge.
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
Level 2, 1-5 Spencer Street
Melbourne, AU

Federation Square

1 km away
The cultural heart of Melbourne, pulsing and beating every day with colourful, vibrant, intriguing events, festivals, screenings and more. There’s a reason Fed Square (as the locals call it) hosts over 2000 events and 8 million visitors a year – whether it’s a hectic and bustling cultural food festival, a relaxing cinematic screening, a vibrant and inspirational art installation or a thrilling live performance, Fed Square constantly proves and proves again why Melburnians call it the heart of their city. Major popular attractions include the exhilarating and fascinating art at the Ian Potter Centre, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne's limited edition reproduction of the famous "Fearless Girl" and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI). Whatever your interests, there’s something for you at Fed Square.

Dive Bar

Treat yourself to Dive Bar's imaginative menu, which showcases a variety of bold and playful cocktails, as well as a selection of small plates. Take a break from the drinks and have some fun playing pool at the hot pink billiards table or curate the perfect soundtrack on the guest-controlled jukebox. Be sure to catch the daily happy hour, happening twice a day from 5pm-6pm and 8pm-9pm!
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
Level 2, 1-5 Spencer Street
Melbourne, AU

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

3 km away
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is Australia's largest, oldest and most popular sporting venue. The MCG has hosted plenty of international cricket, including the first-ever Test and the 1992 World Cup final, countless VFL/AFL Grand Finals, the 1956 Olympic Games and 2006 Commonwealth Games. It also hosted the final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Other sporting spectacles include FIFA World Cup soccer qualifiers, rugby league home and away matches and State of Origin and international rugby union clashes. Apart from its sporting events, the MCG has also witnessed many blockbuster music concerts, and even Pope John Paul II held a mass there when he visited Melbourne in 1986. The MCG has a total capacity of 100,024 people, comprising 95,024 seats and 5000 standing room spaces. The stadium also houses the National Sports Museum, which includes some of the most priceless pieces of memorabilia in Australian sporting history.

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Convention center
4 minutes away
Just across the Yarra River from Crowne Plaza Melbourne, situated in the South Wharf development, is the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), one of Australia’s largest convention and exhibition facilities. The centre hosts a wide range of events and exhibitions. Its award-winning architectural design sets it apart as a world-class facility.
Convention Centre Place
South Wharf
Melbourne, VIC_AUS, AU 3006

South Wharf and Docklands

4 minutes away
Located on the spectacular Victoria Harbour and boasting three kilometres of Yarra River frontage, Docklands is a dynamic combination of retail and leisure precincts right next door to our hotel. With extensive waterfront promenades, stunning urban art, a prime blend of historic and contemporary architecture and host of waterfront restaurants and bars, Docklands is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Host to some of Australia’s leading sporting events, the nearby Marvel Stadium provides guests with a premium sporting experience, while The District Shopping Centre boasts over 120 outlets and 70 specialty stores.


Crowne Plaza Melbourne’s new multi-functional conference centre, Pearl Riverfront is set to be Melbourne’s newest premier event destination. Be it a corporate conference, sit-down dinner or cocktails and canapes for up to 700 guests – at Pearl Riverfront we know how to make every detail your own. With six interconnecting studios and an additional four bespoke boardrooms and meeting rooms, our dedicated function spaces can be tailored to perfectly cater to the needs of your event. The newly designed and modern spaces feature innovative audio, visual, sound and lighting technology with a dedicated Event Staging Manager on-site to assist with your additional requests. Our versatile rooms have been redesigned to provide greater flexibility and capacity, complete with a spacious pre-function lounge and beverage bar. Our culinary vision is to pay homage to the iconic architectural building the venue sits within – highlights of boldness, dare to be forward in design and sustainability. Food is transformed to architecture on a plate, where the flavours will delight taste buds, a surprise with every mouthful. From our extensive menu options, our dedicated Events Manager will assist in the creation of your personalised menu to suit your taste and ensure your event is perfect.


High season
Feb 1 – Mar 31
Oct 1 – Nov 30
Shoulder season
Dec 1 – Dec 31
May 1 – Aug 31
Low season
Jan 1 – Jan 31
Apr 1 – Apr 30
Sep 1 – Sep 30

Additional Information

IHG® Business Rewards Our way of saying thank you. Reward yourself for planning the perfect meeting or event at the IHG Family of Brands. IHG® Business Rewards gives you 3 IHG® Rewards Club points for every $1 US spent on qualified meetings*. Even better, you can use your points for anything you want, from personal stays to merchandise and gift cards. Points can be redeemed for just about anything: Reward Nights at over 5,000 hotels worldwide, with no blackout dates Gift cards and certificates from countless retailers Turn points, or points and cash, into Flights Anywhere® on over 400 airlines worldwide Exchange points for airline miles/credits Charitable donation options Utilise points to redeem incentive gifts for your meeting attendees or for business items needed for your meeting. Only IHG® Business Rewards allows you to split earned event points with up to four meeting planners per meeting/event.