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The lobby of the Victorian Hotel.
The lobby of the Victorian Hotel.
The Plough Hotel at Footscray.

$100 Hotels Melbourne

Thursday, July 13, 2000
Okay, here's the scoop on budget hotels in Melbourne: clean, comfortable, secure, good location, friendly and most importantly — they're affordable!

The Richmond Hill Hotel, a Victorian heritage building, is 10 minutes by tram from the CBD and 10 minutes walk to the Botanical Gardens and MCG. Double rooms have a television, refrigerator, tea-and-coffee-making facilities and some have a balcony. Breakfast is included in the tariff.

The Victoria Hotel is on Little Collins Street, right near Melbourne's Town Hall, shops and theatres. Cheaper rooms have shared bathroom facilities, but include their own television, refrigerator and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. The more expensive rooms have all of these things, plus an ensuite bathroom.

The Hotel Tolarno was built in 1864 and renovated three years ago. It's in the heart of St Kilda's cappuccino strip and the beach is a two-minute stroll away. Double rooms include a bathroom and kitchenette.

The Plough Hotel is in Footscray, close to Flemington Racecourse. It is over 100 years old and was recently renovated. The ensuite rooms are large and their cafe won an award in 1998. Breakfast is included in the tariff.


Numerous convenient locations across the city of Melbourne.


Richmond Hill Hotel
$82 room includes shared bathroom and breakfast.
$106 room with private bathroom and breakfast.
Double rooms include television, refrigerator, tea-and-coffee-making facilities and some have a balcony.
The Victoria Hotel
$69 room with shared bathroom, own television, refrigerator, and tea-and-coffee-making facilities.
$125 room with private ensuite.
Boutique Hotel Tolarno
$100 for room with own ensuite.
$122 for room with ensuite and balcony.
The Plough
$90 ensuite room including breakfast.
$100 queen-size bed and larger room.
Please note prices are valid at time of transmission and to the best of our knowledge are inclusive of GST.

More information

Richmond Hill Hotel
353 Church Street, Richmond 3121
tel: (03) 9428 6501 1800 801 618
fax: (03) 9427 0128
The Hotel Y
489 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne 3000
tel: (03) 93
The Victoria Hotel
215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
tel: (03) 9653 0441 1800 333 1147
fax: (03) 9650 9678
Boutique Hotel Tolarno
42 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda 3182
tel: (03) 9537 0200 fax: (03) 9534 7800
The Plough
333 Barkly Street, Footscray 3011
tel: (03) 9687 2070 1800 807 650
fax: (03) 9396 1085

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