Free wi-fi is generously provided throughout the hotel ground, including all the internal and external areas. We do not charge hidden fees over internet usage. We encourage our guests, especially those from overseas, to stay connected with their businesses and social circles while being on holiday with us. We also reward our guests thoroughly for recommending us to their friends and families.
There are limited parking spots available within the hotel ground. The parking fee is $20 per day per car. Please make sure you book the parking lot in advance especially in high season.
Cinemas, Galleries & Theatres
Melburnians are passionate about cinemas and art venues. You may find numerous cinemas from pop culture to arthouse within reasonable walking distance. For pop selections, we suggest Hoyts at Melbourne Central, and Village at Crown Casino. For arthouse selections, we recommend Palace Kino on Collins Street, and Nova on Lygon Street.
To cover all the galleries in Melbourne can be an exhausting endeavour. Nevertheless, you may start from NGV and Federation Square, then merge your way in.
Theatre events in Melbourne are particularly busy all year round. Princess, Her Majesty’s, Regent Theatre, Forum Theatre, Art Centre, MRC, Comedy Theatre, State Theatre, Malthouse, all go into an endless list.
Contact us directly for our Theatre Packages and Free Tickets.
Professional photographers are dedicated to making our Romance Package the most memorable experience for guests who come to stay with us and celebrate the milestones of their years spent together.
Contact us directly for our Romance Package and Free Gifts.
There are many parks with playgrounds nearby. The closest is located at the back of our hotel, directly opposite the exit of Albert Lane, called Powlett Reserve.
Public barbecue facilities are also provided right next to the playground, you can cook your afternoon snacks while children are running around, all for free!
Right next door to the Powlett Reserve is the renowned Powlett Reserve Tennis Centre. It has five outdoor synthetic grass tennis courts available for public hire. Casual hire is available 7 days a week. Adults and kids lessons can be arranged in advance.
For babies and toddlers, we have a range of baby equipments available, including pot-a-cot, high chair, toys, children’s books, etc.
We highly recommend you to choose an apartment with private courtyards or large balconies with high balustrade. Our kitchens are often located right next to the courtyard/balcony door, so that mothers can manage cooking dinner and watching kids easily.
Dry Cleaning (Next Day Delivery)
We understand how important a private laundry is to help lighten your suitcase and manage personal hygiene. We provide private laundry to each apartment for daily washing and ironing.
Our dry cleaning service can also be provided onsite, with next day delivery available. Please give us some notice prior to your needs, so that we can organise the service seamlessly for you.
Airport Shuttle Bus
Two airport shuttle bus companies are operating from Tullamarine
Airport to Melbourne CBD area. They can do both pickup and drop-off
for your airport transfer.
To ensure smooth transport, you may contact our front desk in
advance for booking arrangement.
Please be noted that we are currently not in contract with any shuttle
bus company operating out of the Avalon Airport. You may consider
taxis or Uber as alternative
In-room Massage Therapy
Professional massage therapists can be booked in advance. They come with all the equipments that a soothing massage session would need to compliment your stay.
Public Transport Card – Myki
East Melbourne is earmarked by the city council as one of the best “walkability” suburb. The best way to get around the tourist and cutlery hubs that Melbourne is famous for is via public transport.
Our reception can organise the Myki card (the only public transport card in Melbourne) for you at short notice.
If you have some extra time to venture further, or simply need a car for a couple of hours to get bulky shopping out of the way, we recommend Car Sharing services. They are flexible in rental time duration, have choices such as baby friendly or pets friendly, and provide everything you need for a customised trip.
Contact us directly to find out more.
Online Shopping Assistance
Smart mums think ahead. We have provided online shopping assistance to guests, especially families, well ahead of their time of arrival.
How it works? The smart mums would go online and do their grocery and nappy shopping with Coles or Woolworth one day before their check-in date, make sure the delivery address is our hotel and the receiver is our front desk. Thus upon their arrival, all the essential shopping has been done and ready to use in their room!
There are a number of supermarkets available within walking distance. The closest is IGA on Victoria Parade, about 1min walk away. Our guests receive 5% discount for their shopping at IGA.
Biggest supermarkets such as Coles and Woolworths are also located on Smith Street and Victoria Street.
Bunnings is diagonally opposite our hotel.
Kmart and IKEA are a few tram stops away on Victoria Street Richmond.
Costco is also reachable via trams to Docklands.
Shopping Destinations & Free Shuttle
There are numerous shopping destinations within walking distance or short tram ride. Just to name a few, Melbourne Central Shopping Centre, Emporium, South Wharf DFO, IKEA (Victoria Gardens Shopping Mall), Chapel Street, Lygon Street, Brunswick Street, etc.
The biggest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere, The Chadstone, can also be reached by hourly free shuttle bus. City departure point is situated at the corner of Flinders Street and Russell Street, right in front of the Federation Square Complex.
Breakfast choices are overly abundant in our immediate area.For international cuisines, please head to Smith Street / Gertrude Street in Fitzroy; for Asian specialties, Victoria Street is just to the east of our location; for business breakfasts, take a stroll down Powlett Street, you’ll find many choices at the corner of Wellington Parade. There are also some healthy and quick fix tucked away in nearby spots, such as Grocery Bar at the Tribeca Complex, Square and
Compass on Clarendon Street, all within 2-3 mins walking distance.
Walks & Jogs
The surrounding parks provide the perfect environment for daily walks & jogs. The famous ones include the Fitzroy Garden, the Treasury Garden, the Carlton Garden, the Yarra Park, etc.
Melbourne is famous for its multicultural scenes. One of the best ways to experience them is through food. South Melbourne Market provides a vase range of quality cooking classes for the food lovers.
Contact us directly for more detailed organisation.
Explore the famous markets in Melbourne and enrich your stay. Prahran Market, South Melbourne Market, Victoria Market are all within a few tram stops. Nearby suburbs also have occasional farmers market and street festivals.
Contact us directly for more updated events.
Gym, Swimming & Yoga
Virgin Active Health Club is a place well worth your visit. We are within 25mins walking distance to their locations in the CBD, Burke Street or Collins Street.
Services provided at Aberlour Court are operated by third party specialists who endeavour to serve your needs with their best capacity.