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Novotel Melbourne on Collins
270 Collins Street Melbourne, VIC Australia 3000

Melbourne local attractions

Perfectly located in Melbourne CBD, near popular local attractions like Rod Laver Arena, Federation Square, the Regent Theatre and the Princess Theatre, Novotel Melbourne on Collins is the perfect choice of accommodation for experiencing everything this vibrant capital city has to offer.

Most attractions, including Etihad Stadium, Her Majesty's Theatre and variety of shopping and dining destinations, are just a short walk or tram ride from the hotel.  

If you would like further recommendations on things to see and do or require assistance with arranging tours, tickets and transportation or simply where to go for sightseeings around Melbourne, our friendly Concierge is at your service.

Popular nearby local attractions include:

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  • St. Collins Lane

    St Collins Lane is Melbourne's newest shopping destination for luxury international and local brands. Located on the former Australia On Collins site, the centre creates a pedestrian link between Collins Street and Little Collins Street…
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    St. Collins Lane

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  • Arts Centre Melbourne

    Arts Centre Melbourne is both a defining Melbourne landmark and Australian largest performing arts centre. It consists of Theatres Building, the Hamer Hall concert venue and the Sidney Myer Music Bow,…
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    Arts Centre Melbourne

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  • Block Arcade

    This heritage shopping arcade in Melbourne CBD was built in 1891 with opulently designed indoor spaces meant to resemble the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan. Listed as a National Trust and on the register of the National Estate, it…
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    Block Arcade

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  • National Gallery of Victoria

    Housed in a magnificent stone and concrete building protected by a moat, Australia’s oldest public art museum features ancient and modern works from the Eastern and Western hemispheres, including paintings…
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    National Gallery of Victoria

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  • Royal Exhibition Building

    The grand Royal Exhibition Building is the only surviving Great Hall in the world; it was constructed as an exhibition space and still being used for that purpose. The design for the dome over Royal…
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    Royal Exhibition Building

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  • Shrine of Remembrance 

    The Shrine of Remembrance was opened in 1934 in memory of Australians who served in global conflicts throughout nation’s history. It was inspired by a classical architecture and build by veterans of…
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    Shrine of Remembrance 

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  • State Library of Victoria 

    Melbourne’s landmark, the State Library is a stunning 19 th - century building with some of the city’s most beautiful heritage interiors. The State Library…
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    State Library of Victoria 

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  • Melbourne Cricket Ground

    The birthplace of Australian Football and Test Cricket was built in 1853 and remains today Australia’s most iconic sporting venue. Nearly four million people per year visit to take in Test matches and…
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    Melbourne Cricket Ground

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  • Chinatown Melbourne

    Chinatown represents Asian culture with its restaurants, cultural venues, businesses and places of worship since the arrival of Chinese immigrants back in 1850s during the Victorian gold rush. 
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    Chinatown Melbourne

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  • Queen Victoria Market

    Queen Victoria Market is the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere where you can find fresh meat, fish and dairy products, seasoned fruits and get some lunch. Try your luck and find a…
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    Queen Victoria Market

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  • Royal Botanic Gardens

    Boasting nearly a hectare of stunning, meticulously landscaped gardens, the Royal Botanic Gardens showcases a fascinating variety of plants from Australia and around the world. There is also a shop where visitors can purchase gardening tools,…
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    Royal Botanic Gardens

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  • Eureka Skydeck

    Ascend nearly 1,000 feet to the top of the iconic Eureka Tower to take in stunning panoramic 360-degree views of Melbourne and beyond. The highest public observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere also features the jaw dropping  Edge Experience…
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    Eureka Skydeck

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  • Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium 

    Melbourne Aquarium is a great destination if you travel to Melbourne with kids. It will take you on an interactive adventure all the way to the depths of the…
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    Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium 

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  • ACMI 

    ACMI is one of the Australia’s major learning, cultural, leisure and tourism destinations. Located two steps away from the Novotel Melbourne on Collins right in the middle of Federation Square, ACMI is an iconic for celebrating moving images…
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    ACMI 

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  • Melbourne Museum 

    Melbourne Museum explores life in Victoria from the natural environment to culture and history. Melbourne Museum is famous for hosting a complete skeleton of a blue whale, a living rainforest, an Aboriginal…
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    Melbourne Museum 

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St. Collins Lane

St Collins Lane is Melbourne's newest shopping destination for luxury international and local brands.


Located on the former Australia On Collins site, the centre creates a pedestrian link between Collins Street and Little Collins Street and features luxury brands including Furla, TAG Heuer and Coach, MJ Bale to name but a few. 

Head to St Collins' dining level, The Aviary, for restaurant-quality dining from some of Australia’s best names in hospitality, including the likes of Neil Perry’s Burger Project.

Arts Centre Melbourne

Arts Centre Melbourne is both a defining Melbourne landmark and Australian largest performing arts centre. It consists of Theatres Building, the Hamer Hall concert venue and the Sidney Myer Music Bow, where it stages more than 4400 performances. 

Block Arcade

This heritage shopping arcade in Melbourne CBD was built in 1891 with opulently designed indoor spaces meant to resemble the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan. Listed as a National Trust and on the register of the National Estate, it is most well known for housing the largest mosaic floor area in Australia and a magnificent etched glass roof with decorative wrought iron and timber supports. Today, the Arcade is home to a range of high-end retailers, cafés and restaurants. 

National Gallery of Victoria

Housed in a magnificent stone and concrete building protected by a moat, Australia’s oldest public art museum features ancient and modern works from the Eastern and Western hemispheres, including paintings by Picasso, Renoir, and van Gogh. Vist the National Gallery of Victoria.

Royal Exhibition Building

The grand Royal Exhibition Building is the only surviving Great Hall in the world; it was constructed as an exhibition space and still being used for that purpose.

The design for the dome over Royal Exhibition Building was inspired by Brunelleschi’s cathedral dome in Florence. The dome is occasionally lit at night, and could be seen for miles hovering over Melbourne’s rooftops.  

Shrine of Remembrance 

The Shrine of Remembrance was opened in 1934 in memory of Australians who served in global conflicts throughout nation’s history. It was inspired by a classical architecture and build by veterans of the First World War. 

State Library of Victoria 

Melbourne’s landmark, the State Library is a stunning 19th- century building with some of the city’s most beautiful heritage interiors.

The State Library holds a collection of over two million books, hundreds of thousands of newspapers, manuscripts, pictures and maps, masses of video, audio and digital material.

You can also visit one of the free galleries: the Keith Murdoch Gallery, Cowen Gallery and Dome Galleries.

Melbourne Cricket Ground

The birthplace of Australian Football and Test Cricket was built in 1853 and remains today Australia’s most iconic sporting venue. Nearly four million people per year visit to take in Test matches and AFL (Australian Football League) games. It's also been a top place to catch concerts by stars like Madonna, the Rolling Stones and Michael Jackson. Enjoy your favorite game at the MCG

Chinatown Melbourne

Chinatown represents Asian culture with its restaurants, cultural venues, businesses and places of worship since the arrival of Chinese immigrants back in 1850s during the Victorian gold rush. 

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market is the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere where you can find fresh meat, fish and dairy products, seasoned fruits and get some lunch. Try your luck and find a treasure among locally-made clothing, jewellery, handcrafts, homewares and souvenirs. 

Royal Botanic Gardens

Boasting nearly a hectare of stunning, meticulously landscaped gardens, the Royal Botanic Gardens showcases a fascinating variety of plants from Australia and around the world. There is also a shop where visitors can purchase gardening tools, accessories and home decor.

Eureka Skydeck

Ascend nearly 1,000 feet to the top of the iconic Eureka Tower to take in stunning panoramic 360-degree views of Melbourne and beyond. The highest public observation deck in the Southern Hemisphere also features the jaw dropping
 Edge Experience – a glass-bottomed cube that suspends visitors almost 300 meters above the sidewalk.  

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium 

Melbourne Aquarium is a great destination if you travel to Melbourne with kids. It will take you on an interactive adventure all the way to the depths of the ocean.

Created in collaboration with Disney Pixar Finding Dory and Friends is the first aquarium exhibit that features magical moments from the popular kid’s movie Finding Dory. 

ACMI 

ACMI is one of the Australia’s major learning, cultural, leisure and tourism destinations. Located two steps away from the Novotel Melbourne on Collins right in the middle of Federation Square, ACMI is an iconic for celebrating moving images in all its forms – film, games, television and digital culture.

Melbourne Museum 

Melbourne Museum explores life in Victoria from the natural environment to culture and history. Melbourne Museum is famous for hosting a complete skeleton of a blue whale, a living rainforest, an Aboriginal Cultural Centre and an IMAX theatre on site.