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Urban Chic! Enjoy a city escape with Melbourne’s best luxury hotels

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Ever had that friend in your life who is just effortlessly trendy with an edge, seemingly without even lifting a finger in the pursuit of becoming that way? Welcome to Melbourne, the city version of that enviable bestie.

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Somehow, the Victorian capital managed to gain the upper hand on the rest of the country in the “cool” stakes. As the kids would say these days, the place simply has rizz.

While Melbourne is chic in almost every measurable way, when it comes to the city’s luxe hotels, things get next level.

Featuring everything from sleek and modern interior design to stylish amenities that are calling out for you to enjoy the space, the luxury hotel scene in Melbourne is just stunning.

Below, we’ve rounded up some of the best luxury hotels in Melbourne to book during your next visit so you can experience the vibe all for yourself.

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QT Melbourne
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QT Melbourne

We’ve got two words for you: that bathtub. Do yourself a favour and splash out on QT Melbourne’s best room, the QT Corner King Room. The room comes complete with a freestanding tub accompanied by city views from the window and an array of gorgeous touches. It’s urban opulence at its finest.

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W Melbourne
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W Melbourne

The design of W Melbourne catches your eye in every facet of the hotel from the lobby to the swimming pool to of course, the rooms themselves. And as it’s centrally located right on Flinders Lane, it’s the perfect pick during a visit to the Victorian capital.

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Ovolo South Yarra
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Ovolo South Yarra

If “edgy chic” is more your vibe, then Ovolo, South Yarra is the place to be. According to its official website, the hotel takes “its design cues from the days of disco, rock gods and retro glamour”. Step inside and you’ll realise instantly the hotel has nailed the brief.

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Voco Melbourne
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Voco Melbourne Central

Situated right in the midst of some of Melbourne’s main draws (hello, Princess Theatre, Federation Square and State Library of Victoria) the Voco is convenient and comfortable. The sleek and modern furnishings evoke a sense of urban chic and the rooftop bar is ideal for unwinding with drinks, dinner and a view of the city below.

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Rydges Melbourne
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Rydges Melbourne

Evocative of the serene Australian landscape, Rydges Melbourne and its rooms are a fitting place to rest your head while in Melbourne. Centrally located, Rydges is a state-of-the-art hotel with amenities including an outdoor rooftop pool, a signature restaurant and bar and an interactive fitness studio.

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