636 Bourke Street , Melbourne , VIC 3000 , Australia View hotel location on the map
Free WiFi / wireless internet to keep you connected. Winner of the 2011, 2010 & 2009 Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism and 2010 Conde Nast Traveller World Savers Environment. Finalist 2009 Deluxe Accommodation Victorian Tourism Awards.
Located in Melbourne's CBD within a 2-minute walk of the airport shuttle terminal, Spencer Street shopping, 2 tram stops and train station. Easy walk to Convention & Exhibition Centre, Casino, Etihad Stadium, Docklands, Bourke Street Mall, Aquarium, shops and restaurants.
Our rooms and apartments cater for individual travellers through to small groups and families with Hotel, Studio, One, Two and Three Bedroom Apartments being available.
Alto Hotel on Bourke is Melbourne's multi award winning 4 star eco-friendly boutique apartment hotel. We are the first Carbon Neutral, Green Star and EarthCheck accredited hotel in the city.
Recent Awards Include;
* Hall of Fame & Winner 2011, 2010 & 2009, Finalist 2008 Qantas Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism - Victorian Tourism Awards
* Winner 2010 Conde Nast Traveler World Savers - Environment
* Finalist 2009 & Merit 2008 Deluxe Accommodation (4-4.5 stars) - Victorian Tourism Awards
* Winner 2009, 2008 & 2007 Best Serviced Accommodation - HMAA Awards for Excellence
* Winner 2009, 2008 Sustainable Tourism - HMAA Awards for Excellence, special commendation 2007 Finalist 2009 & 2008 Premiers Sustainability Awards
We are accredited by;
* 4 star hotel AAA Tourism
* Carbon neutral Carbon reduction Institute
* EarthCheck Sliver Certified
* Environmentally friendly - AAA Tourism
* Waste wise hotel Sustainability Victoria
* Australian Tourism Accreditation Program Accredited
* Grow me the money, Platinum - VECCI
* Savings in the city - Melbourne City Council
The decor is stylish, modern and elegant, all bathrooms and kitchens are set out in granite and stainless steel, and the bedrooms and lounge rooms are decorated in rich, colours set on a soothing background.
The entire hotel has free wireless internet (iPad & iPhone capable), our rooms have both wireless and cable broadband and have 2 telephones with voicemail. All rooms have LCD TVs, iPhone dock, the 1 & 2 bedroom apartments also have a DVD and a second LCD TV in the main bedroom.
While Alto is a non-smoking hotel smokers are still catered for with a separate smoking lounge with comfortable seating that is semi enclosed and undercover for your convenience.
Limited secure car parking is available at $16 per night & must be reserved at the time of booking, please note in comments area if parking is required. (Temporary parking at our door, 5 minute P Zone)
Complimentary parking for guests arriving in a hybrid or electric vehicle. Free recharge for electric vehicles use 100% green wind energy.
A complimentary massage room is on premises and all guest automatically become temporary members of the nearby South Pacific gym.
Breakfast is served daily (from 7 AM weekday & 7:30am on weekends) in the ground floor A Lounge. Light breakfast menu starts from $5, continental buffet is $16, and a full breakfast is $18.
Bar - Monday to Fridays from 5:30pm
Room service - Everyday from 5:00pm
The A Lounge also offers an innovative book exchange library in an elegant but cosy setting, with an open fire and a complimentary espresso coffee, hot chocolate or tea.
Alto Hotel is centrally located on Bourke Street, opposite a Tram Stop and just a short walk to;
Easy walk 1-4 minutes walk to;
Tram stop for routes 75, 86 & 96
Southern Cross Station for metro, regional & interstate trains
Airport shuttle terminal for Melbourne (Skybus) and Avalon airports
Spencer Street Shopping 100+stores [direct factory outlets]
Restaurants, bars, pubs + shops
Stock exchange + business district
Pleasant walk 5-10 minutes to;
-Crown Casino & Conference Centre
-DFO South Wharf
-Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
-Southbank & Eureka Tower
-Bourke Street Mall, GPO, Myer + David Jones
-Hardware Lane for cafes and bars
-Queen Victoria Market
-Collins, William or La Trobe Streets
-Koori Heritage Trust & Museum
-Golden Mile Trail
-Culinary delights including Vue De Monde, Movida Aqui & The Merchant
-A little further away (walk or short tram ride)
-Old Melbourne Goal
-Scienceworks + Melbourne Planetarium
-Royal Melbourne Zoo
-ACMI Australian Centre for the Moving Image
-Captain Cook Cottage
-MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground) Tours + National Sports Museum
-Rod Laver Tennis Arena Melbourne Park
Check in from: 2:00 pm
Check out by: 10:00 am
Offering a high standard of accommodation is just the beginning, we know you have to work efficiently. As well as the following facilities each room has a working desk with iPod dock to listen to your favourite playlist while connected to the internet via cable or working wirelessly throughout the hotel.
- Free wireless & in-room cable broadband internet
- IPod Dock
- Computer / internet station (fee applies)
- In-dial direct call phone line
- Daily newspaper (on request)
- Printing services
- Flight web check in
- 24 hour reception
Broadband internet is available as wireless / Wi-Fi throughout the hotel plus cable point in your room. From as little as $1.50 per 15 minutes capped at $10 per day (midnight to midnight).
We know you can't miss your call & messages, so we have installed in-dial telephones and voice-mail messaging in every room.
When it comes time to relax, we can help there too. We have a quiet reading corner with open fireplace, business papers, a range of wines and interesting food to help you relax.
The convenient location helps as well - we are just around the corner from the Stock Exchange, and the head offices of some of Australia's largest companies plus the convention & exhibition centre and other major conference venues.
Alto Hotel on Bourke is located in the heart of Melbourne's central business district, and it's close to most of the cities major attractions and entertainment areas. So whether you are here for business or for a great time, everything is right at your fingertips.
From Spencer Street turn left into Bourke Street. Continue 100 meters. Park in at our door in the 5 minute Zone.
Train - Metro, Regional & Interstate + Airport Shuttle Bus
All local, metropolitan, regional & interstate trains plus airport shuttle buses stop at Southern Cross station. Make your way to the Bourke Street exit from the platform / station and Alto is just 100 meters along Bourke Street.
Melbourne - Tullamarine Airport
Tullamarine Airport is Melbourne's main international and domestic airport. Getting from Tullamarine to Alto Hotel couldn't be easier;
Limousine - Arrive in style. We can arrange to have your personal chauffeur meet you at the luggage carousel and whisk you directly to Alto Hotel. Choose from 4 seat limousines from $65. For a smaller footprint ask for the Eco limousine, luxury hybrid electric/ petrol Lexus from $90 or compact Prius from $69. Advance bookings required, please contact Alto Hotel directly once you have made your booking.
Taxi - Simply catch taxi directly outside the airport arrival lounge for approximately $55.
Skybus - Melbourne's Airport Express Bus, brings you to and from the airport at regular intervals, 24 hours a day. Bus depart from directly in front of the airport arrival lounge every 10 minutes from 7:30 am to late in the evening, and every 30-60 minutes during the night.
Skybus Costs at January 2010, adults $16 one way, $26 return. Children under 14 years $6 one way. Families of 2 adults and up to 4 children $36 one-way, $56 return.
Once you've arrived at Melbourne city centre terminal, simply walk 100 meters along Bourke Street to Alto Hotel.
Avalon Airport is Melbourne's secondary airport. Options include shuttle bus, taxi & limousine. Avalon Airport is approx 60 kilometres from Melbourne's CBD.
Taxi - Simply catch taxi directly outside the airport arrival lounge, for approximately $90.
Avalon airport transfers - Sita coaches operate a shuttle service between Avalon and Southern Cross Station. Once you've arrived at Melbourne city centre terminal, you can walk the approx 100 meters to Alto Hotel. Costs at January 2010, adults $20 one way, $36 return, Children under 14 years $10 one-way.
Limousine - A personal chauffeur can be arranged to meet you on arrival or take you in comfort for your outbound flight. Price and bookings on available on enquiry from approx $130.
Limited secure car parking is available nearby at $16 per night & must be reserved at the time of booking, please note in comments area if parking is required. (Temporary parking at our door, 5 minute Zone)