Victoria

Hotels in Victoria

Built in 1987 with Italianate décor, near Federation Square and the Yarra river; it's undergone a $29 million renovation.

 

The hotel restaurant serves accomplished country food, such as venison with a chocolate sauce or pepper-seared kingfish with sourdough panzanella.

Book one of the twelve suites at this 2010 property. The rooms connect to the Isika spa via a private staircase.

Well-rounded 20-story hotel with Art Deco-style interiors and a top-notch spa, next to the Fitzroy Gardens downtown.

Travelers planning an extended stay should consider renting a family-owned villa. Many of the ones from Sorrento Portsea have striking interiors, pools, tennis courts, and water views.

Modern two-story compound with an ambitious restaurant.

Hip hotels are slowly trumping the staid in the ski community of Falls Creek, about four and a half hours by car from Melbourne. Consider Huski, a Cubist riot of timber and glass, to be the edgiest entry.

Set high on the cliff above Sorrento’s small harbor on Port Phillip Bay, the hotel has 41 elegant rooms, some with timber finishes and exposed stone walls.

Since 1853, Craig’s Royal Hotel has anchored historic Lydiard Street in the town of Ballarat, about an hour northwest of Melbourne.