Accommodation


Accommodation

Melbourne Law School has negotiated conference rates for attendees of the Public Law Conference and the Obligations conference (taking place the week after the Public Law Conference) at a range of hotels and serviced apartments. The rates are available for the duration of both conferences and surrounding dates. Details of these accommodation options, including booking instructions, are provided below. Please note that the rates stipulated below are a close estimate but may be subject to change.

The hotels and apartments listed on this page are all located on this map, along with a number of local cafes, eateries and supermarkets.

Hotels

  • Best Western Plus Travel Inn Carlton

    Best Western Plus Travel Inn Carlton is a 4-star hotel located near Lygon Street, Carlton, one of the main streets in the area with a selection of boutiques and eateries.

    Location and Travel

    The Best Western is within a walking distance of approximately 12 minutes (1 kilometre) of Melbourne Law School. It is approximately 18 minutes (1.3 kilometres) walking or around the same amount of time by tram to the CBD (7-minute walk with a 7-minute tram journey via Swanston Street).

    Approximate Prices

    AUD140 per night for a standard deluxe room
    AUD150 per night for a standard deluxe room with hot breakfast

    To Book

    Please access the reservations page, enter details and proceed until the dropdown titled ‘special request’. After clicking ‘special request’, please mention the ‘Melbourne Law School Conference’ rate in the ‘additional comments’ field.

  • Ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

    IBIS Melbourne Hotel & Apartments is a 3-star hotel located within walking distance of Lygon Street, Carlton, and close to Queen Victoria Market.

    Location and Travel

    Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments is approximately 9 minutes (650 metres) walking to the Melbourne Law School. It is located 550 metres from the CBD, around 7 minutes walking or the same amount of time by tram (6 minute-walk with a 1-minute tram journey via Swanston Street).

    Approximate Prices

    AUD145 per night for a standard hotel room
    Please note that these prices are liable to fluctuate according to dates of stay.

    To Book

    Please access the link, type ‘Melbourne’ in the Destination box and select ‘Ibis’ from the ‘Brands’ options. Alternatively, please contact the call centres or the hotel reservation desk at +61 3 9666 0066 and mention Company Name - University of Melbourne, Company ID (client code) - AS85244, and Access Code – UN533AU357.

  • Ibis Melbourne Swanston St

    IBIS Melbourne Swanston St is a 3-star hotel located within walking distance of Lygon Street, Carlton.

    Location and Travel

    Ibis Melbourne Swanston St is approximately 6 minutes (500 metres) walking to Melbourne Law School. It is located 700 metres from the CBD, approximately 9 minutes walking or around the same amount of time by tram (4-minute walk with a 4-minute tram journey via Swanston Street).

    Approximate Prices

    AUD129 per night for a standard hotel room
    Please note that these prices are liable to fluctuate according to dates of stay.

    To Book

    Please access the link, type ‘Melbourne’ in the Destination box and select ‘Ibis’ from the ‘Brands’ options. Alternatively, please contact the call centres or the hotel reservation desk at +61 3 9347 3027 and mention Company Name - University of Melbourne, Company ID (client code) - AS85244, and Access Code – UN533AU357.

  • Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

    Rydges on Swanson Melbourne is a 4.5-star hotel with a fitness centre and a business centre located near Lygon Street shops and eateries (7-minute walk).

    Location and Travel

    Rydges on Swanston within a walking distance of approximately 5 minutes (400 metres) of the Melbourne Law School. The walk or journey by tram from the Lincoln Square Stop via Swanston Street to the CBD takes around 13 minutes.

    Approximate Prices

    AUD182 per night for an Executive King Room
    AUD205 per night for a Parkview King Room

    To Book

    Please contact the reservations department at +61 3 9347 7811 or Ishan_Bhatnagar@evt.com and refer to the July 2018 Public Law Conference at Melbourne Law School.

  • Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

    The Sofitel Melbourne On Collins is a 5-star hotel situated in the CBD. It is short walking distance to luxury shopping, some of Melbourne’s finest restaurants and the Fitzroy Gardens.

    Location and Travel

    The Sofitel is approximately 29 minutes walking (2.2 kilometres) to the Melbourne Law School. Alternatively, a trip by tram involves a 15-minute journey on the tram and a walk of around 6 minutes. It is 16 minutes (1.2 kilometres) walking to Melbourne Central Station.

    Approximate Prices

    AUD255 per night for a Classic King Room
    AUD30 per person for the optional breakfast

    To Book

    Please contact the reservations department at +61 3 9653 0000 or h1902@sofitel.com and mention the booking code: MLS100718D.

  • Vibe Hotel Carlton

    Vibe Hotel Carlton is a 4-star hotel located on Royal Parade near Princess Park, a large green space with cycling and running routes.

    Location and Travel

    Vibe Hotel Carlton is approximately 31 minutes (2.4 kilometres) walking to Melbourne Law School or alternatively 5 minutes walking with 8 minutes on the tram. It is approximately 40 minutes (3.2 kilometres) walking or 5 minutes walking with 11 minutes on the tram via Royal Parade/Elizabeth Street to the CBD.

    Approximate Prices

    AUD125 per night for a guest room

    To Book

    Please access the link.

Apartments

  • Carlton Clocktower Apartments

    Carlton Clocktower Apartments is a 4-star hotel offering a mixture of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments located near Lygon Street, Carlton.

    Location and Travel

    Carlton Clocktower Apartments is within a walking distance of approximately 14 minutes (1 kilometre) of Melbourne Law School. It is approximately 18 minutes (1.4 kilometres) walking or 10 minutes walking with 6 minutes on the tram via Swanston Street to the CBD.

    Approximate Prices

    AUD142 per night for a Standard Level 1-bedroom (Queen size bed)
    AUD199 per night for a Standard Level 2-bedroom (Queen size bed and either a double size bed or 2 single beds)
    AUD181 per night for an Executive Level 1-bedroom (King size bed)
    AUD233 per night for an Executive Level 2-bedroom (King size bed and 2 single beds)

    To Book

    Please contact the property at res@clocktower.com.au and request the UOM-MLSC rate.

  • Quest on Finlay Apartments

    Quest on Finlay Apartments is a 4-star hotel offering 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments located near Lygon Street.

    Location and Travel

    Quest on Finlay Apartments is within a walking distance of approximately 13 minutes (1 kilometre) of Melbourne Law School. It is approximately 12 minutes (900 metres) walking or 8 minutes walking with 3 minutes on the tram via Swanston Street to the CBD.

    Approximate Prices

    AUD170 per night for a 1-bedroom apartment
    AUD220 per night for a 2-bedroom apartment

    To Book

    Please access the link and enter in the code ‘MU2017’. Alternatively, please contact the property at questcarltononfinlay@questapartments.com.au and mention 'Melbourne Law School Conference 2018'.

Comparison of Hotels

HOTELRATING DISTANCE TO MLS
(approx.)
DISTANCE TO CBD (Melbourne Central Station)
(approx.)
PRICE (AUD/night)
(approx.)
ROOM
TYPE
KEY FEATURE

Best Western Plus Travel Inn Carlton

4-star

12 minutes walking
(1 km)

18 minutes walking
or
around the same by tram
(1.3 km)

140


150

Standard deluxe room

Standard deluxe room + hot breakfast 
  • Close to Lygon Street and Rathdowne Street village (shops and restaurants)
  • Cocktail Bar and Restaurant

IBIS Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

3-star

9 minutes walking
(650 m)

7 minutes walking
or
around the same by tram
(550 m)

145

Standard hotel room
  • Closest to Melbourne Central Station (CBD)
  • Short walk to Queen Victoria Markets

IBIS Melbourne Swanston St

3-star

6 minutes walking
(500 m)

9 minutes walking
or
around the same by tram
(700 m)

129

Standard hotel room
  • Bike hire facilities
  • Close to Lygon Street

Rydges on Swanston

4.5-star

5 minutes walking
(400 m)

13 minutes walking
or
around the same by tram
(1 km)

182


205

Executive King Room

Parkview King Room 
  • Closest to MLS
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

5-star

29 minutes walking
or
6 minutes walking with 15 minutes on tram
(2.2 km)

16 minutes walking
(1.2 km)

225

Classic King Room
  • Located in the CBD near shopping, fine dining and Fitzroy Gardens
  • Discounted breakfast rate of AUD30

Vibe Hotel Carlton

4-star

31 minutes walking
or
5 minutes walking with 8 minutes on tram
(2.4 km)

40 minutes walking
or
5 minutes walking with 11 minutes on tram
(3.2 km)

125

Guest room
  • Located near Princess Park, which suited to cycling and jogging
  • Babysitting service available

Comparison of Apartments

APARTMENTRATING DISTANCE TO MLS
(approx.)
DISTANCE TO CBD
(approx.)
PRICE (AUD/night)
(approx.)
APARTMENT
TYPE
KEY FEATURE

Carlton Clocktower Apartments

4-star

14 minutes walking
(1 km)

18 minutes walking
or
around the same by tram
(1.4 km)

142


199


181


233

Standard Level: 1-bedroom

Standard Level: 2-bedroom

Executive Level: 1-bedroom

Executive Level: 2-bedroom 
  • Breakfast packs available
  • Pantry Shopping Service

Quest on Finlay Apartments

4-star

13 minutes walking
(1 km)

12 minutes walking
or
around the same by tram
(900 m)

170


220

1-bedroom apartment

2-bedroom apartment 
  • Near the Carlton Gardens
  • Pantry Shopping Service