Don't forget to witness tennis stars right in the heart of Melbourne as they will try to clinch this year's Australian Open title. The first Grand Slam of the year will take place Down Under with much actions expected to blow in Melbourne Park.
There are so many hotels near Melbourne Park. If you are a tennis enthusiast who already booked a flight but no hotel to stay yet, here are the best hotels in Melbourne for Australian Open 2017.
Mercure Melbourne is at the heart of Melbourne, overlooking Treasury Gardens. It boosts itself with 164 rooms, all with Internet access. It is close to other attractions in Melbourne like the MCG, the Parliament House and the Federation Square. It has Lime Restaurant and Bar, serving some of the best-tasting Australian cuisines.
Pullman Melbourne is the eastern part of Melbourne where most of the main sports and entertainment events are being held. It is in the opposite side of the Melbourne Cricket Park and enjoys breath-taking views of Rod Laver Arena and some portions of the Melbourne Park.
Ibis Melbourne has been fully refurbished to give an exciting new look. It offers 250 rooms including one and two bedroom apartments. Every room is connected to WIFI, and the hotel also has lively bar and restaurant. It is few meters away from Queen Victoria Markets and the shopping districts of Melbourne.
Sofitel Melbourne is an award-winning hotel that has an impressive Club Lounges. Its 363 rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows that capture amazing views. The Atrium Bar and the Sofi's Lounge provide guests with modern cuisines and cocktails.
Australian Open starts in January 15. Biggest tennis stars like Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Serena Williams and Agniezka Radwanzka are expected to participate in the Grand Slam tournament.
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