9am Start | With Networking Drinks from 4pm

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Crowne Plaza Melbourne is located on the banks of the Yarra River. 

As Melbourne’s only absolute riverfront hotel, Crowne Plaza Melbourne has a range of rooms and suites overlooking Melbourne City Skyline, Port Phillip Bay, South Wharf, and of course, the spectacular Yarra River.


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Valet parking is available for $60 per day. Height restriction of 1.9 metres.

Self-parking is available for our guests at a discounted rate of $17 per exit at Care Car Park at Siddeley Street Docklands (Corner of Siddeley and Flinders Street, Docklands – adjacent to Victoria Police Centre). This fee is based on a continuous 24 hour period commencing from time of entry. Should you exit the car park within this period you will incur a $17 fee for each exit.

To obtain the discounted Melbourne central parking rate, your parking ticket must be collected at the concierge desk of the hotel. Loss of the car park ticket will be subject to the conditions of Care Car Park. Please note when parking that there are two Care Car Parking outlets in the area, and only the aforementioned address is available to hotel guests for $17 per exit.

Southern Cross Station

Getting around using Melbourne’s public transport system is a great way to see the city. Crowne Plaza Melbourne is conveniently located a comfortable walk south of Southern Cross Station, and is the perfect choice when it comes to convenient and modern accommodation in Melbourne CBD.

Southern Cross Station to Crowne Plaza Melbourne

If you’re travelling to Crowne Plaza Melbourne on foot from the station, it’s just a short seven-minute walk. Whereas a taxi can get you there in less than three minutes. You could also hop on the tram (route 96 to St Kilda Beach), and hop off at Batman Park/Spencer St—facing Crowne Plaza Melbourne.

Melbourne City Express

For express airport transfers to Melbourne City and back Body: SkyBus runs express between Melbourne Tullamarine Airport and Melbourne City, operating 24/7 with day departures every 8 minutes and an average trip time of 22 minutes.

Arriving The Skybus Melbourne City Express bus picks up and drops off kerbside at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket booth alongside both pick up points at Terminal 3 (Virgin, Jetstar and Tiger) and Terminal 1.

Departing Guests travelling to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport may choose to take the Skybus from Southern Cross Station. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket booth and e-kiosks outside of the SkyBus departure bays.

Fares: $19.75 one way