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Where to stay near Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex

Exploring Crown Casino

To the south of Melbourne’s city centre is the Southbank district, a lively hub of entertainment and shopping which is highlighted by the Crown Casino Complex. This gambling and entertainment complex is situated right on the banks of the Yarra River, giving it a pleasant atmosphere that attracts visitors throughout the year. The Crown Casino is one of the world’s largest casinos, taking up two solid city blocks and offering a complete range of entertainment.

This part of Melbourne is a good area to stay in, with all kinds of hotels, from the stately The Langham to the sophisticated Mantra Southbank Melbourne. Besides the casino, Southbank offers many other forms of entertainment, including ballet, opera, and a marvellous art and theatre complex. There is a lively and affordable café scene here as well as independent boutique shopping. Southbank is also one of the city’s departure points for boat rides along the Yarra River.

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Sights nearby

The Crown Casino is the big attraction in Southbank and is supported by a host of other entertainment options, like ballet, opera, and theatre. From this district, it’s easy to explore the southern suburbs of Melbourne where a strong Greek and Italian ethnicity prevails, and a great shopping area exists.

- Crown Casino

With over two city blocks of space, the Crown Casino is one of the world’s largest casino complexes. It boasts all the usual table games and slot machines, as well as sports betting and competitive poker rooms. A number of trendy nightclubs have a home within the casino complex, along with luxury retailers and restaurants. Visitors have three hotels on site to choose from, including the landmark Crown Towers. Major events are often held here in the modern Palladium Room, the largest ballroom of its kind in Melbourne.

- South Melbourne Market

Since it opened its doors in 1867, the South Melbourne Market has been one of the city’s most popular places to shop. The Victorian architecture provides a welcome change of scenery from Melbourne’s modern malls, evoking memories of traditional European-style markets. The stalls sell a colourful range of fresh produce, baked goods, and other inviting treats.

- Albert Park

One of southern Melbourne’s major attractions is Albert Park, a striking example of Victorian ambience and motorsports racing. This is one of the city’s wealthiest suburbs, with some amazing examples of Victorian architecture around St Vincent’s Gardens. It’s also home to the Australia Formula One Grand Prix race track that runs around Albert Park Lake. When races aren’t held, the park is a tranquil place to walk, bike, or just lounge around.

Eating and drinking and shopping nearby

If you are staying in the Crown Casino, there are plenty of options for a meal or a night out. There are several posh nightclubs, a modern cinema, and numerous restaurants within the Crown Complex. Luxury retailers have shops here as well, including Prada, Versace, and others. The dining and shopping scene expands into the Southbank district, especially along Clarendon Street, which is a popular shopping destination in its own right. There is no shortage of accommodation around the Crown Casino, from its own hotels like the Crown Metropol (Melbourne’s largest hotel) to the Crown Promenade.

Public transport

Melbourne’s public system is one of its claims to fame. Between the trams, trains, and buses, you can get to almost every corner of this huge city, including the district of Southbank and the Crown Casino. Alternatively, there are always taxis on hand at the casino to whisk you anywhere in the central core within minutes. Some visitors even opt for a rental car to allow them easier access to the highlights to the south of Melbourne, like the Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island.