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    Fraser Place Melbourne

    Royal Exhibition Centre

    The Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens is one of the world’s oldest remaining exhibition pavilions and is recognized as a World Heritage Site.

    Melbourne Museum

    This multiple award-winning museum is Southern Hemisphere’s largest, with 7 main galleries, including a Children’s Gallery, amphitheatre, IMAX theatre and more, in its rendition of the regional natural and cultural history.

    State Library of Victoria

    An icon of heritage architecture, the Library provides a comprehensive collection of book, board games, game consoles, films and music for your enjoyment.

    National Gallery of Victoria

    Founded in 1861, the Gallery features arts covering both Eastern and Western hemispheres, ancient and modern, the fine arts and the applied decorative ones.

    The Wheeler Centre

    The Wheeler Centre was created in 2010 when Melbourne was officially designated a UNESCO City of Literature, which gave recognition to the city’s international leadership in books, writing and ideas.

    Old Melbourne Gaol

    The precinct includes Melbourne's oldest prison, the historic Magistrate's Court and former Police City Watch House, and has been the heart of crime, law and order in Melbourne since the 1840's.

    National Sports Museum at the MCG

    Home to Australia's finest collection of sporting heritage, here you’ll find exhibitions on Australian football, cricket, the MCG, Olympics and much more!

    Melbourne City Baths

    The Melbourne City Baths was first opened in 1860 and continues to provide health and fitness services to the community.

    Entertainment Precinct

    An entertainment precinct where one could spend the night visiting bars, restaurants and theatres.

    Crown Entertainment Complex

    Enjoy the world-class accommodation, restaurants, shopping, gaming and entertainment at Melbourne's premier entertainment complex.

    Live Music Venues

    : Experience Melbourne’s vibrant and exhilarating music scene up close and personal. Jazz fiends and punks, metal heads and dread heads, dub, hardcore, slowcore and grindcore, you find them all here in Australia’s music capital.

    Cabaret Shows

    You will be spoilt for choice with amazing cabaret bars all around Melbourne especially during the Melbourne Cabaret Festival.

    Melbourne Zoo

    Only minutes from the city centre, the Melbourne Zoo showcases 300 different species from around the world, the Gorilla Rainforest and koalas and kangaroos in the Australian bush setting.

    Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

    The internationally renowned botanical gardens located on the south bank of the Yarrar River, comprise 38 hectares of landscaped gardens with more than 10,000 species of native and exotic plants.

    Collingwood Children’s Farm

    Your child can get a close up experience with real farm animals. Located in Abbotsford only minutes from Melbourne CBD.

    Werribee Open Range Zoo

    The Zoo offers a unique opportunity to experience the African adventure, as well as wildlife from the grasslands of Asia, North America and Australia.

    St Kilda Beach

    : Located just 6km from Melbourne city centre, the picturesque beach is one of the bayside beaches that perfect for sunbathing and all sorts of water sports, and is well-loved for its water quality that is constantly monitored.

    Carlton Gardens

    Designed for the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880, the UNESCO listed-gardens feature flowerbeds, ornamental lakes, elaborate fountains and mature European trees.

    Melbourne Aquarium

    No trip to the Melbourne is complete without visiting Melbourne Aquarium, which is home to thousands of animals, including sharks, turtles, stingrays, sawfish, tropical fish and much more.

    Melbourne Café Culture

    Melbourne is the coffee capital of Australia, where the aroma of Espresso fills the along the many streets of CBD and its outskirts throughout the day.


    Dating back to the gold rush days of the 1850s, the Chinatown exhibits a distinctive character that is clearly noticeable along Little Bourke Street and the alleys.

    Richmond for Vietnamese

    Victoria Street, also known as Little Saigon, is the heart of Melbourne's Vietnamese community that comprises traditional Vietnamese eateries, bakers, butchers, fishmongers and grocers.

    Carlton's 'Little Italy'

    Just north of the CBD is Lygon Street, Carlton and all things Italian such as outdoor Italian dining, cafes, gelato bars, pizzerias and a variety of shops.

    Fitzroy for Spanish

    Make your way to Johnson Street in Fitzroy to experience the great Spanish heritage and amazing food.

    Brunswick for Lebanese

    Sydney Road and Lygon Street in Brunswick are lively areas and home to the best Lebanese restaurants in Melbourne.

    QV Melbourne

    Often dubbed a city within a city that represents the quintessential Melbourne lifestyle.

    Melbourne Central

    Linked to the Emporium Melbourne and Bouke Street Mall, this is a great place to go for a shopping spree.

    Emporium Melbourne

    Emporium Melbourne features a mix of local and international designers, innovative concept and flagship stores and world class architecture.

    Bourke Street Mall

    Take a deep breath and dive into the bustling hive of commerce that is the Bourke Street Mall, emerging hours later, arms laden with shopping bags and head reverberating with the sound of the street’s lively buskers.

    Queen Victoria Markets

    The vibrant and bustling inner-city market is a historical landmark that spreads over two city blocks.

    Chapel Street Shopping Precinct

    A perfect place to keep occupied for hours, even days with the best in stylish clothes, shoes and accessories, and hundreds of amazing bars and restaurants.

    Chadstone Shopping Centre

    Located in the inner south-eastern suburb of Malvern East, it is the biggest shopping centre in Australia.

    The Comedy Theatre

    Built in 1928 with a distinctly European architecture, Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre hosts a variety of theatre shows and live entertainment.

    Regent Theatre

    A lavish and grand theatre built since 1929, it continues to be a favourite place for those who love theatre productions such as Disney’s The Lion King.

    Princess Theatre

    Regarded by many as Melbourne’s most spectacular landmark, the theatre has also been host to a number of world-class stage productions.

    Her Majesty’s Theatre

    : Classified by the National Trust of Australia and listed on the Victorian Heritage Register, the theatre is a part of Melbourne history that travellers would not want to miss.

    The Arts Centre

    The Arts Centre Melbourne is both a defining Melbourne landmark and Australia's largest and busiest performing arts centre.

    Federation Square

    A popular meeting place, it comprises two open squares and an atrium, all decked with an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores.

    IMAX Theatre

    With one of the largest screen in the world, IMAX Melbourne provides the most immersive cinematic experience one can possibly get.

    Eureka Skydeck

    Experience the awe-inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing platform.

    Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

    Visit the giant Ferris wheel to get a bird’s-eye view of Melbourne by day or by night to bring you closer to the stars in the sky. 

    Luna Park

    Overlooking the famous Port Phillip Bay, This historic park has been a destination for Melbourne families for the past century.

    Medibank Icehouse

    Medibank Icehouse is Australia’s new, world-class ice sports and entertainment venue. 

    If you are looking for serviced apartments in Melbourne CBD offers, then Fraser Place Melbourne is in a very desirable location. Our hotel apartments are within the vicinity of luxury stores, chic cafes, international restaurants, cool bars, and arts and culture scenes. With excellent proximity to the major attractions, businesses and retail complexes, and supported by a superb transport network and a tram station at its door step, Fraser Place Melbourne is well-placed for travellers looking for business or leisure accommodation.

    Fraser Place Melbourne

    19 Exploration Lane
    Melbourne, VIC 3000

    • Facilities, Amenities and Services within the vicinity

      • Supermarket (5 minutes by foot)
      • Convenience Store (1 minute by foot)
      • Pharmacy (1 minute by foot)
      • Medical clinic (1 minute by car)
    • Nearest Transportation

      Parliament Station, the closest train station to Fraser Place Melbourne.

    • Getting to Fraser Place Melbourne

      From the airport

      • Skybus and Starbus airport transfers, approximately 1 hour.
      • Taxi, approximately AUD60, covering 21km.
    • About Melbourne

      Ranked as one of the world’s most liveable cities, Melbourne is very much about living up in style. The metropolitan is a city filled with vibrant energy, with restaurants, fashion boutiques, café-filled laneways, cool bars, unbeatable galleries, spacious parks and village-like inner suburbs, each with its own special character.

      The capital city of Victoria is Australia’s leading financial centre and is highly rated in the areas of education, entertainment, healthcare, research and development, tourism and sports. Less than 200 years old, Melbourne is well established in multiple facets of the developments, many recognized at an international level.

      The city that never stands still is constantly buoyant with business activities and flourishing with ideas in the cultural and literary scenes. Modern, cutting-edge designs add to the fascinating mix of heritage architecture developed over centuries of well-entrenched culture, and the skyline remains dynamic in today’s contemporary Melbourne.

    • Essential Facts of Melbourne


      Melbourne enjoys a temperate climate with cool winters, warm-hot summers, and balmy and mild weather in spring and autumn. Winter months are from June to August and temperatures range between -1°C to 12°C with an average of 8°C. The summer season is from December through to February and temperatures range from 21°C to 34°C with an average of 28°C.



      Time Difference

      GMT +10 hours

      Visas & Special Passes

      There are different visa options for people visiting Australia for holidays, tourism, recreation, or to see family and friends.

      • ETA (Visitor) (Subclass 976)
        An electronically stored authority for short-term visits to Australia of up to 3 months. Available to passport holders from a number of countries and regions, who are outside Australia.

      • eVisitors (Subclass 651)
        An electronically stored authority for visits to Australia for tourism or business purposes for up to three months. Available to passport holders from the European Union and a number of other European countries, who are outside Australia.

      • Tourist visa (Subclass 676)
        A temporary visa allowing a stay in Australia of up to three or six or 12 months. Applicants can apply from both outside and in Australia. Some tourists are eligible to lodge an online application for an e676 Tourist visa.

      • Sponsored Family Visitor visa (Subclass 679)
        For people seeking to visit family in Australia for a stay period of up to 12 months. Formal sponsorship by an Australian citizen or permanent resident is required.


      The Australian dollar. Australia has a decimal system with 100 cents to the dollar ($AUD). Coins have values of 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, and $1 AUD and $2 AUD; notes have values of $5 AUD, $10 AUD, $20 AUD, $50 AUD and $100 AUD.


      Tipping is not a custom in Australia, and is not expected. However, for good service, a 10% tip in cafes or restaurants is normal. Taxi drivers do not expect tips, but it is standard to round up the fare to the nearest dollar, especially if you have a lot of luggage or the driver has been particularly helpful.

      Business Hours

      Mondays to Thursdays, 09:00 to 16:00 hours
      Fridays, 09:00 to 17:00 hours

      Mondays to Fridays, 08:30 to 17:30 hours

      Shops and department stores, may vary but mostly:
      Mondays to Saturdays, 10:00 to 18:00 hours, Fridays to 2100 hours
      Sundays, 10:00 to 17:00 hours


      Local calls from public telephones in Australia cost 40 cents per call. Most public telephones accept coins and Telstra prepaid phone cards, which can be used for local, interstate and international calls. There are 4 main mobile phone operators: Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Three.


      Medical and dental services and a wide range of alternative therapies are widely available and are comparatively affordable by most international standards.


      240/250 volts AC 50HZ.

      Public Holidays

      New Year's Day, Australia Day, Labour Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday ANZAC Day, Queen's Birthday, Melbourne Cup (all of Victoria unless alternate local holiday has been arranged by non-metro council) Christmas and Boxing Day.