Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne

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Melbourne Hotel
ChainIHG
Brand
Crowne Plaza Hotels
Built1989
Renovated2019
Total meeting space983 sq. m
Guest rooms402
1 - 5 Spencer Street
Melbourne 3008

Crowne Plaza Hotel Melbourne

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Melbourne Hotel

Ratings

AAA Tourism
4.5

Awards

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

Amenities

Room features and guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (Ocean or water)
  • View (Urban)
  • Voicemail box

Facilities

  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Subway
  • Taxi
  • Train

Equipment

  • Loading dock

Photo Gallery

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Meeting Space

Total meeting space983 sq. m
Meeting rooms7
Largest room140 sq. m
Second largest room140 sq. m
Filters

Guest rooms

Total guest rooms402
Single (1 bed)292
Double (2 beds)102
Suites8

Photos

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Nearby


Local Attractions

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

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Recreation
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.

Marvel Stadium

Recreation
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
Docklands
Melbourne, AU 3008

South Wharf and Docklands

Recreation
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.

Southbank

Recreation
4 minutes away
Stretching along the southern bank of the Yarra River, the Southbank and Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct is a picturesque riverside location every visitor to Melbourne should visit. A short walk from our hotel, Southbank features some of the city’s most popular bars and eateries. A stunning night time spectacle, the Bicentennial footbridge stretches from bank to bank, providing pedestrians with quick and easy access to both sides of the of the river. Also home to The Arts Centre Melbourne and Hamer Hall, Southbank offers visitors an opportunity to experience local and international arts and culture unlike any other capital.

DFO South Wharf

Shopping
2 minutes away
DFO South Wharf is THE place to find over 120 leading Australian and international brands - all at up to 70% off! With all brands under the one roof, you will be sure to find everything you are looking for in the latest ladies’ and men’s fashions, children’s wear, sportswear, footwear, handbags and luggage, home wares, manchester, lingerie, jewellery and loads more. DFO South Wharf also has a great food and beverage offer, perfect for a coffee and meal in between shopping for bargains. Also visit South Wharf Homemaker Hub includes 20 big lifestyle brands allowing you to browse through in one easy location.

Federation Square

Museum
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.

Queen Victoria Market

Shopping
5 km away
Queen Victoria Market is an authentic, bustling, inner-city market that has been the heart and soul of Melbourne for over 140 years. Home to over 600 small businesses, it’s a great place to discover fresh and specialty produce, hand-made and unique products, great coffee and food, souvenirs and clothing. Shopping at the Market has always been one of life’s great pleasures. It’s not just the abundance of fresh food, it’s the friendly banter with the traders, the vibrant and multicultural atmosphere, the special events and festivals, and the sense of belonging that comes with it. Queen Victoria Market is also home to the Night Market on Wednesday nights, showcasing global street food, live music and entertainment, festival bars, specialty shopping and a great Melbourne night out.

Getting Here

By Car The hotel is located on Spencer Street on the south-west side of the city and easily accessible via main roads. Public Transport The hotel is located a short walk from Southern Cross Station and also is directly in front of tram stop 124 Batman Park on tram routes 109, 96 & 12. If you are coming from the airport, the Skybus will take you directly from the airport to Southern Cross Station where you can walk or tram to the hotel.

Parking

  • Paid parking
  • Valet parking

Distance from airport

  • 21.89 km from venue

Affiliated Organizations

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Located by the Yarra River, on the edge of Melbourne's CBD, Crowne Plaza Melbourne is the ideal location for your next meeting, conference or event. Crowne Plaza Melbourne is within walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and the Southbank, South Wharf and Docklands precincts. Crowne Plaza Melbourne features seven event spaces including larger rooms that overlook the Yarra River to smaller boardrooms offering complete privacy. The dedicated events team can tailor menu options, provide suggestions on your meeting set up and can assist with your accommodation needs. With 402 comfortable guestrooms, the hotel makes residential meetings and events a breeze. Hotel facilities include a 24 hour gym and business centre, heated outdoor pool, restaurant, bar and 24 hour room service and concierge. Travel throughout the city with ease in the free tram zone - a stop is conveniently located right out the front of the hotel. Your delegates can experience Melbourne from our delightful riverside locale. We know that sustainability is as important to you as it is to us – and that’s why we’ve made it easy for you to stay at a hotel that shares your values. All 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. Green Engage is our globally recognized platform, developed by IHG, that helps hotels monitor, reduce and manage their water, waste and energy consumption, and in turn make improvements that enable a hotel to pursue LEED Certification. Green Engage is aligned with LEED Certification – a globally recognised certification. The IHG Green Engage system has four levels of certification that our hotels can achieve and those achieving Level 3 certification or above can reduce energy use by up to 25%. Level 1 is a requirement for all IHG hotels. Crowne Plaza Melbourne is proud to announce that we have achieved Level 3. In additional to this we are undertaking the following hotel initiatives: Separation of waster in order to Recycle Paper, Plastic and Glass. Metal is saved and recycled. Waste is disposed of responsibly. Lightbulbs and tubes disposed of in environmentally friendly way. Paint brushes are processed in environmentally friendly way to prevent paint being washed into drains. LED Light has been installed throughout the hotel. Air handing Units installed to control the air conditioning in public areas – resulting in reduction of power usage 17%. Movement sensors installed in public bathrooms to reduce power usage. Movement sensors installed in guest rooms to reduce power, lighting, air conditioning usage when guest room is vacant. Dyson Airblade hand dryers installed throughout the hotel – units use up to 80% less power than other hand dryers. Gemflo flow restriction system installed – resulting in reduction is water usage by 50%. Ecolab environmentally friendly cleaning products used throughout the hotel. Removal of plastic straws to reduce plastic waste. Moving to refillable guest amenities to further reduce plastic waste.

Seasonality

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High season
Oct 1 – Dec 31
Jan 1 – Mar 31
Shoulder season
Apr 1 – May 31
Low season
Jun 1 – Sep 30

Facility Restrictions

Announcing a Bold New Era Crowne Plaza Melbourne completed an exciting $25 Million room refurbishment in Nov 2018. Please be advised that we begin a vibrant refurbishment transformation of all our public areas from 23 July 2019. During this time our Lobby, Restaurant and Bar will relocate to level 3 Main building. Our conference and events floor will be closed until early 2020. Refurbishment will be contained behind decorative hoarding. All other hotel services will operate as normal.

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. Benefits Meetings made easier, anytime, anywhere. Earn 3 points for every $1 US spent on qualified meetings (includes guest rooms, meeting space and food and beverage) Redeem rewards through the global IHG® Rewards Club redemption catalogue Gain access to over 5,000 hotels in almost 100 countries around the world Reach IHG® Rewards Club Gold Elite status with only 20,000 points Reach IHG® Rewards Club Platinum Elite status with only 60,000 points Rewards 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