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1 room, 2 adults

City Limits Hotel

3.5-starThis property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
20 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

Central motel connected to a shopping center, steps from Princess Theatre
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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Great location
Great room
Good internet service

City Limits Hotel

  • City Triple Room
  • Deluxe King Room
  • Deluxe Twin Room
  • Deluxe Queen Room
  • City Deluxe King with View

What’s around City Limits Hotel


  • In Chinatown
  • Princess Theatre - 1 min walk
  • Bourke Street Mall - 10 min walk
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground - 19 min walk
  • Rod Laver Arena - 23 min walk
  • St. Vincent's Hospital - 7 min walk
  • Melbourne Museum - 10 min walk
  • Emporium Melbourne - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) - 30 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) - 24 min drive
  • Flinders Street Station - 16 min walk
  • Southern Cross Station - 23 min walk
  • Showgrounds Station - 8 min drive
  • Parliament Station - 2 min walk
  • Melbourne Central Station - 13 min walk
  • Jolimont Station - 18 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 32 rooms
  • Arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle *


  • Self parking *


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1980
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Hindi

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 34-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

City Limits Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • City Limits Hotel Melbourne
  • City Limits Hotel
  • City Limits Melbourne
  • City Limits
  • City Limits Hotel
  • City Limits Hotel Motel
  • City Limits Hotel Melbourne
  • City Limits Hotel Motel Melbourne


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.5 percent

Self parking costs AUD 28 per night

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 50.0 per day

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 6 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for City Limits Hotel

  • Are pets allowed at City Limits Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at City Limits Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs AUD 28 per night.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by City Limits Hotel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at City Limits Hotel?
    You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • What is there to do near City Limits Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Princess Theatre (1-min walk) and St. Vincent's Hospital (7-min walk), along with Emporium Melbourne (9-min walk) and Melbourne Museum (10-min walk).
  • Are there restaurants at or near City Limits Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Flinders Lane (10-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 354 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great location, great value, friendly staff
Really enjoyed our stay at City limits. Stayed there when we went to a show at the Comedy so great location. 2 min walk to theatre and restaurants.Very clean. Not high lux but who needs that if you are not going to be in the room. Lovely helpful staff. Stayed on 6th floor and it was very quiet.Will definitely stay there again.
carole, au1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Perfect location for Princess Theatre and eating out
au3 night trip
Very good 8.0
Best location for Harry Potter
The best location for Harry Potter show. Rooms newly renovated, bathroom very nice. No mould. Basic breakfast suited us but some may want more. Cafes extremely close. Noisy at night with rubbish trucks but not a deal breaker.
Christopher, au2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very friendly
Good service, very clean, and just around the corner to the theatre.
Karen, au1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent service, great value for money
It would be hard to beat City Limits at the price I paid ($104 a night). Handy location a few minutes walk from a key tram line 86/96 that connects with Southern Cross Station. Princess Theatre over the road and Parliament a short walk. Staff very friendly and attentive. I needed ice for an ankle injury and they accommodated no problem. They have a $6 continental breakfast option. Basic but perfect for a morning start. Room clean and comfortable and spacious. Walls are quite thin so could hear the muffled conversation in the room next door. Location in Chinatown. Generally a pretty quite alleyway but the glass bins were emptied about 1.30am over the road which was loud. Amenities basic but completely adequate for a short stay. Would definitely stay again.
Jane, au2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean, comfortable and covenient
Clean and comfortable room in a convenient location just down Lt Bourke St from Parliament Station.
Mr Byron P, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
good location
In general the basic commodities each day were not delivered, eg tea, coffee and tea towel. Internet was average, as it kept dropping out. Overall, everything else was excellent. Good location near trams and trains. Quiet. Would stay there again
Des, au6 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great location! Close to Chinatown!
au1 night family trip
Poor 2.0
Constant noises at the time when people are normally asleep with no warning, notification, an apology?
Nengah, au2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Solo traveller
spacious, clean, staff helpful, close to eateries, theatres, trams ; surprisingly quiet for where it is situated. if 2 people were to stay in the unit I occupied hopefully they would be able to have a second comfy chair.. only down side was no walk in shower which limits this great accommodation for many people.
Elizabeth, au3 night trip

City Limits Hotel

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