Prince Hotel - Melbourne

2 Acland Street ,Melbourne 3182, Melbourne, Australia, 3182  show map
 4 stars
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Prince Hotel - Melbourne

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Editorial review:

The Prince is Melbourne’s best-known “design” hotel. The small lobby is appropriately dramatic and the rooms are a mix of the original pub’s proportions, natural materials and a pared-back aesthetic. The larger rooms and suites have key pieces of vintage modernist furniture. Onsite facilities are among the city’s most mentioned: Circa Restaurant, the Aurora day spa, bars, band rooms and even a wine shop downstairs. Be prepared for nightclub noise if you’re staying over a weekend.

Overview

The Prince hotel, in the edgy and bohemian St Kilda district of Melbourne, simply oozes cool from the moment that guests cab pulls up outside its art deco façade.

It’s simply decorated communal spaces are moody and sophisticated, the rooms are stylish and comfortable and the Aurora Day Spa offers one of Victoria’s most luxurious and relaxing experiences.

The Prince is a boutique hotel offering style and substance for both leisure and corporate guests.

Aurora Spa Retreat has 12 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps and body scrub.

Hotel offers 40 comfy guestrooms with cable/satellite television, private bathroom, complimentary toiletries and free Wi-Fi.

Circa restaurant is considered one of Melbourne’s best fine dining experiences; while Mink, the underground Vodka Bar, offers music, casual fare and exceptional vodka cocktails and The Prince’s public bar is regarded as a local landmark.

Number of rooms:   68.

Rooms

Each of the 40 individually designed Melbourne hotel rooms at The Prince enjoys ample natural light, and some rooms boast views of Port Phillip Bay.

Room décor is a mix of natural materials, warm textures, custom made furniture along with extras such as MP3 compatibility and Bose Wave radios.

Further Melbourne hotel accommodation amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, luxury guest amenities by Aurora, Louis Roederer in the mini-bar and 24-hour guest reception.

All children under two years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

All children under two years stay free of charge for cots.

One child under 18 years is charged AUD 50 per night and person in an extra bed.

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is one.

Dining options

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning between 7am and 11am.

Circa, the Prince opens with a warm, welcoming, more relaxed ambiance after months of renovations. A glass roofed atrium set with eclectic designer furniture is the home of our Melbourne restaurant's main dining room, complete with a vertical kitchen garden. With three private dining rooms, each with balconies overlooking Fitzroy Street and the bay, Circa provides the best fine dining in Melbourne. The dining rooms are dramatically different from one another with individual style and decor from local furniture designers, retailers, artists and stylists.

Head Chef Jake Nicolson’s elegant and innovative dishes focus on the season's freshest produce. The rooftop deck features his kitchen garden with library-like shelves stocked with an assortment of fresh herbs and produce. His new menu offers more small plates and shared dishes and a world-class wine menu to match.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

The hotel Prince provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at AUD 10 per day.

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • No rollaway/Extra beds available
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

2 Acland Street ,Melbourne 3182, Melbourne, Australia, 3182

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City Center
  • Melbourne
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Prahran Station
    1.3 mi
  • South Yarra Train Station
    1.9 mi
Underground stations
  • Flagstaff Station
    3.6 mi
  • Melbourne Central Station
    3.7 mi
Restaurants
  • Lau's Family Kitchen (cuisine: Chinese)
    200 ft
  • Circa (cuisine: Australian)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • St. Kilda Beach
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    68

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Rooms and availability

Each of the 40 individually designed Melbourne hotel rooms at The Prince enjoys ample natural light, and some rooms boast views of Port Phillip Bay.

Room décor is a mix of natural materials, warm textures, custom made furniture along with extras such as MP3 compatibility and Bose Wave radios.

Further Melbourne hotel accommodation amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, luxury guest amenities by Aurora, Louis Roederer in the mini-bar and 24-hour guest reception.

All children under two years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

All children under two years stay free of charge for cots.

One child under 18 years is charged AUD 50 per night and person in an extra bed.

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is one.

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Boutique Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 130 sq. feet
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    Superior Double Room
    Bed type: Queen Size bed
    Size: 175 sq. feet
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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: Queen Size bed
      Size: 155 sq. feet
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        Bed type: King Size bed
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Prince Hotel - Melbourne Melbourne location
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          Hotel Address:

          2 Acland Street ,Melbourne 3182, Melbourne, Australia, 3182

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Melbourne
            5000 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Prahran Station
            1.3 mi
          • South Yarra Train Station
            1.9 mi
          Underground stations
          • Flagstaff Station
            3.6 mi
          • Melbourne Central Station
            3.7 mi
          Restaurants
          • Lau's Family Kitchen (cuisine: Chinese)
            200 ft
          • Circa (cuisine: Australian)
            200 ft
          Beaches
          • St. Kilda Beach
            1700 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            68

          Hotel Awards

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          Best Spa Hotels in Australia

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          Prince Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Luna Park - 2300 ft
          • 'Neighbours' Tour - 1.4 mi

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 4600 ft

          Places of interest

          • St Kilda Pier - 700 ft

          Train stations

          • Prahran Station - 1.2 mi
          • South Yarra Train Station - 1.9 mi

          Convention centers

          • Melbourne Exhibition Centre - 2.7 mi

          Shopping areas

          • Chapel Street - 1.6 mi

          Amusement

          • Entetainment Store - 1.2 mi

          Parks

          • Albert Park - 1.3 mi
          • Royal Botanic Gardens - 2.1 mi

          Universities, Institutes

          • St Kilda Sea Baths - 1000 ft

          Galleries

          • Melbourne Arts Centre - 2.7 mi

          Local Attractions

          • Alma Park - 1.0 mi
            Dandenong Road, Port Phillip
          • Middle Park Beach - 1.3 mi
            Beaconsfield Parade, Melbourne
          • ISKCON Melbourne (Hare Krishna Temple) - 1.5 mi
            197 Danks Street, Melbourne
          • Windsor Railway Station - 1.1 mi
            Peel St., Melbourne
          • Victoria Gardens - 1.4 mi
            High Street, Stonnington

          Near the hotel

          • St. Kilda Beach - 1700 ft
            Jacka Boulevard, Melbourne
          • Jewish Museum of Australia - 3300 ft
            26 Alma Road, Port Phillip

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Lau's Family Kitchen - 200 ft

            Address: 4 Acland Street
            Phone: 8598 9880

            74% likes this, based on 82 reviews
            Cuisine: Chinese

          • Il Fornaio - 200 ft

            Address: 2 Acland St

            74% likes this, based on 17 reviews
            Cuisine: Australian

          • La Porchetta - 300 ft

            Address: 33 Fitzroy Street
            Phone: (03) 9525 3344

            Cuisine: Italian, Pizza & Pasta

          • Circa - 200 ft

            Address: 2 Acland Street

            60% likes this, based on 25 reviews
            Cuisine: Australian

          • Cantina - 200 ft

            Address: 2 Acland Street
            Phone: (03) 9536 1122

            51% likes this, based on 24 reviews
            Cuisine: Mexican

          Getting there.

          Melbourne international airport is 20km from the hotel.

          Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 10 per day.

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            68

          Hotel Awards

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          Prince Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Prince

          Individual guest reviews

          • Single
            8.2

            The charming, characterful, hotel itself, helpful and friendly staff, proximity to key areas of the city.

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            Location- close to things to do and eat. Thestaff were extremely friendly- they peovided great servcie. The top deck was wonderful for late afternoon evening relaxation.

            Price excessive for the room bc all other accommodation booked due to the Grand Prix. We had no idea when we booked that the Grand Prix was on- but we wanted to stay in St Kilda for access to family event. Even accounting for that, it was still poor value. The room was small, badly designed (deadly step up to the bed area- not good for those with dodgy ankles and aging eyesight), awkward set up for making cuppas. I thought the the dark wall paint & decore was comical- like walking into a ghost train at Luna Park. One object d'art looked just like snake poo. Too many steps for people with accessibility issues. Permanently grubby lift that jammed on several occassions, worn carpet, tired paint in some areas - they need to life their game or reduce their prices..

          • Single
            7.4

            Nice hotel, but for the price I expected a larger room. One of the bars was closed however (maintenance), but that was not mentionned when I booked. Food is excellent, amazing breakast, super free Wi-fi, and 90% of the personal is very friendly. As always, there is still 10% who are not willing to help...

          • Couple
            5.0

            The restaurant had a lovely bright open feel to it and the food was good.

            The shower had mould in it and I wouldn't say the staff were super friendly.

          • Couple
            4.2

            Rooms were very small, generally untidy, renovations being done very noisey, outdated and not good value for money. Rooms in particular very small and lacked anything special.

          • Single
            9.2

            Location was perfect, tram stop 1 min from the front door, 5 min away from the beach, staff were friendly and very healpfull

          • Single
            9.2

            I loved the design.lighting in rooms,style,natural look,cleanliness,gift shampoos and lotion,everything available,the fact the aurora spa was in same building,the restaurant and breakfast was lovely.

            When I walked in I found it too dark,when I walked to lift could barely see.

          • Family with children
            9.0

            I really enjoyed the excellent friendly, can-do attitude of the staff. The room was well priced and had a lovely design feel. It was great to be able to utlilise such a wonderful bar/lounge area to meet friends and dine or drink high quality at reasonable prices. Very stylish and a lot of fun.

            The bed wasn't particularly comfortable - be great to have had a good doona on bed and mattress was very sparten - probably suit boys who usually prefer harder beds.

          • Single
            8.8

            Great location - clean and trendy designed rooms

            Choice of breakfast could be improved

          • Couple
            7.4

            The design was nice inside, location was good, walking distance from restaurants and bars. The restaurant was lovely for breakfast (Circa)

            Parking was a pain - wasn't clear what to do with ticket upon parking, whether it was free or what to do, had to call hotel and find out - entrance to the hotel was secluded too. Rooms were very, very small - doors/windows old - meaning we could hear street cleaners at 7am and noise spillage between rooms (people stomping around above our room at 6am wasn't very pleasant). At 2.30am when we arrived back the room, the swipe cards wouldn't work. Inconvenient when you are tired!

          • Single
            10.0

            Location and proximity to restaurants and St Kilda Beach and Esplanade. Local knowledge and politeness of staff

          • Single
            10.0

            Everything was great,including location,price,staff and the design of a hotel. I actually liked that it was like a compact version of a hotel,which meant that there would be less people and thus less noise.

            At some times we had some insects in the night,they were quite large for an insect size and they were able to fly,which was quite annoying. The ventilation in the hotel was not very great as we could smell the smells from the kitchen in the evenings when we were about to go to sleep.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Prince Hotel - Melbourne Melbourne location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          2 Acland Street ,Melbourne 3182, Melbourne, Australia, 3182

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Melbourne
            5000 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Prahran Station
            1.3 mi
          • South Yarra Train Station
            1.9 mi
          Underground stations
          • Flagstaff Station
            3.6 mi
          • Melbourne Central Station
            3.7 mi
          Restaurants
          • Lau's Family Kitchen (cuisine: Chinese)
            200 ft
          • Circa (cuisine: Australian)
            200 ft
          Beaches
          • St. Kilda Beach
            1700 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            68

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMelbournePrince

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Spa Hotels in Australia

          Use Badge