Crown Towers

Melbourne, Australia

At a Glance

  • Perfect for those wanting the wow factor, this hotel is uber flash and super extravagant

  • The Crown precinct boasts more than 40 restaurants and cafes offering an incredible variety of cuisines and atmospheres

  • The Crown Spa is one of Australia's most exclusive and sophisticated day spas

  • Enjoy spectacular views of Melbourne's cosmopolitan South Bank from your room

  • Easy access to one of the largest casino complexes in the country

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Melbourne enjoys a temperate climate with warm summers, balmy and mild spring and autumn and cool winters. The main summer season is from December-February and the quietest time of the year is the Aussie winter June-August. However, as Melbourne plays host to many international sporting events as well as fashion weeks and international conferences, it is always a good idea to book in advance and check to find out what is happening in the city when you are looking to book.

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Insider's View

You will not be short of restaurant choices with a stay at the Crown Towers, you have an array of award wining restaurants all on your doorstep, from Nobu to Rosetta.

As one of the most important landmarks on the cool South Bank area, there are no fewer than 40 restaurants and cafes associated with the hotel. Mellbourne is known as a foodie’s delight but here you are really spoiled with Nobu and Rockpool amongst many.

Upgrading to the Crystal Club is definitely worth it for those who value space and privacy. Crystal Club access comes with pre dinner drinks and canapés as well as exceptional service.

Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Crown Towers or take a look at our itineraries to Victoria

Description

Beautifully located on the southern banks of the Yarra River in Melbourne, Crown Towers is a hotel that truly understands the meaning of opulence - here every detail has been pre-empted and you will want for nothing.

Lavishly appointed and offering an impeccable standard of customer service and attention to detail, if you are looking for refined luxury in Melbourne, then the Crown Towers is the hotel for you.

All of Crown Towers’ 482 luxuriously appointed oversized guest rooms have spectacular views to the city or Port Phillip Bay and feature a truly unique level of comfort and finish. Each room has the latest in room technology including a 42 inch plasma television. For those wanting even more decadent style and personalized service the Crystal Club offers an exclusive retreat for breakfast, pre-dinner drinks and canapés.

For those wanting to relax, guests have access to the spectacular Crown Spa which has a large indoor swimming pool, rooftop tennis courts, a Kids Club and lavish treatment suites. The culinary delights of the superb signature restaurants and the variety within the amazing Crown Entertainment Complex mean you will never be stuck for choice when dining or entertainment in the form of cinemas, nightclubs, bars, shopping, indoor entertainment theme park and the 24-hour excitement of the world renowned Crown Casino.

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Accommodation

Crown Towers has 482 exquisitely appointed oversized rooms, including 84 Suites and 31 Villas. Each has high speed internet, large plasma screen with laptop, Sony PlayStations and marble bathrooms. Deluxe and Premier Rooms are comfortable, roomy and have great views of the city skyline, Yarra River or Port Phillip Bay. Executive & Premier Suites are larger with floor to ceiling windows and a separate lounge area. Opulent Villas have their own lifts, butlers and exclusive Crystal Club access.

Childcare

The Crown Spa Kids Club provides services, amenities and meals especially for children and for 4-15 year olds there is the chance to join in with supervised games, arts and crafts, pool games, movies and more. The hotel also provides babysitting and children's equipment such as cots and highchairs on request.

Facilities

The Crown Entertainment Complex has a huge range of restaurants with Nobu, Gordon Ramsay's maze, Rockpool and JJs. Crown Towers is home to Melbourne's most exclusive day spa with lavish décor, private pampering suites, rooftop tennis courts, fully split level equipped gym, 25m heated indoor swimming pool with refreshments and relaxation terrace. Crystal Club guests have access to the Crystal Lounge with breakfast, canapés and pre-dinner drinks served complimentarily.

Activities

Activities within the Crown Entertainment Complex are endless from bowling, cinemas, restaurants and cafes to a 24-hour casino and indoor theme park so there is plenty to keep you entertained. Melbourne has an abundance of cultural, scenic and culinary delights as well for you to discover and you will be spoiled for choice here.

Reviews

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Olivia Cryer (Staff)

Crown Towers rise above the vibrant Southbank of Melbournes Yarra River. Its location is short of perfect for maximising a short stay in this buzzing city. The hotel is located just a few minutes stroll to Melbourne's Southbank entertainment precinct, CBD, shops, theaters, museums, restaurants and bars.

I stayed at The Crown towards the end of my trip, having experienced some phenomenal natural beauty. To be honest the thought of staying in a hotel that also owns the neighboring casino complex didn't necessarily leave me with high expectations. However I have to swallow my words because I did fall for the Crowns opulent luxury. I can only describe it as a guilty pleasure - a metropolitan ying to the great outdoors yang.

The Crown Towers is expensive, with 482 rooms and filled with acres of marble, chandeliers and contemporary artwork. Each room is adorned with modern technology, a large plasma-screen TV iPod docking station, and a separate dressing room. The sink in my glamorous marble bathrooms was framed by miniature chandeliers while a walk wardrobe reduced the clutter after a long journey. Each room provides captivating views of the city or Port Phillip Bay. From my generously sized studio rooms floor to ceiling windows I was afforded views over the Yarra River to the ochre colored Central Station which was glowing in the twilight sun.

Crown Spa offers a range of facials, massages, beauty treatments and therapies but it was the spectacular 25-meter heated indoor pool which offered a true wow factor. The hotel gym was also the best that I have experienced of any hotel in Australia.

Melbournites are renowned for their love of food and The Crown Towers provides easy access to some of the best restaurants in the city. The Conservatory restaurant at the Crown serves wonderful international cuisine but Id advise venturing out into the neighboring Crown entertainment complex where youll find restaurants like Nobu and Rockpool whose bill can be easily charged back to your room. The Crown Entertainment Complex also boasts a plethora of luxury shops include Versace, Prada, Burberry and Louis Vuitton.

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Amy Welfare (Staff)

When I first heard about Crown Towers, I thought that it definitely wasn’t my type of place. With its massive casino and bling exterior it sounded a bit like Las Vegas in Melbourne and I normally prefer things a bit more boutique and subtle… but after my stay here I completely changed my mind! Even though it has nearly 500 rooms, ranging from Deluxe to huge Penthouse villas on the upper floors, I really liked the way they managed your whole experience here and the rooms really are pretty special! In a fantastic location on Melbourne’s cool South Bank, the views from the rooms of the cityscape are spectacular. Even the smaller rooms are decadently fitted with huge tvs and luxurious linen. The spa and swimming pool are one of the best I have ever seen and there is a huge advantage of having so many different restaurasnts within easy reach. The whole place is like a playground for grown ups, with big jets of fire being set off every few minutes outside and bright lights and chandeliers everywhere. Don’t let the gaudy initial impression put you off - this really is the most extravagant of hotels but a really fun place to stay.

Experiences

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Location & directions

Melbourne, Australia

Located on Whiteman Street on the southern bank of the Yarra River in Melbourne, in the heart of the Southbank entertainment precinct.

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