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Where to stay for Taylor Swift’s Australian tour

The best places to book in Sydney and Melbourne ahead of Eras.
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So you’ve managed to score tickets to Australia’s most coveted show, now what? 

Well if you’re not local to Sydney or Melbourne and are making the trip to one of the cities to see Taylor Swift’s upcoming Eras tour; you’re going to want to sort out accommodation, and fast. 

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Hotels, hostels and Airbnbs across Sydney and Melbourne have already started booking out, so if you’re on the hunt for where to stay you have come to the right place. 

This article has everything you need to know to prepare for the February shows. 

What dates is Taylor Swift coming to Australia?

Taylor Swift will be making her way Down Under in early 2024, with her shows slated for February in Melbourne and Sydney. 
On February 16, 17 and 18 she will be taking her long-awaited Eras tour to the iconic Melbourne MCG before heading to Sydney for February 23, 24, 25 and 26.  

When was the last time Taylor Swift was in Australia?

Miss Americana last made her way to Australia in 2018, for the tour of her Reputation album. So Aussie fans have been waiting with bated breath for her return to the Southern Hemisphere. 

Where to stay in Melbourne for the Taylor Swift concerts 2024 

As Taylor will be performing at Melbourne’s famous MCG stadium, which is located in the cities centre, look for hotels in the same vicinity to avoid too much travel in between your accommodation and the concert. 

Read on to find our top picks for hotels for the Melbourne shows. 

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AC By Marriot 

Located on the Southbank of Melbourne, the AC is a stunning place to stay while you visit the city. It has city views, free wifi and is even pet-friendly if you’re visiting and can’t leave the dog at home. 

It takes about 30 minutes on public transport to get to the MCG and is a 15-minute drive, which makes it a great option in terms of availability during the dates. 

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Mantra on Jolimont 

Mere minutes from the MCG, the Mantra on Jolimont is prime concert position. 

It has all of the amenities you could ever need pre-Taylor, and is close enough to the city to explore the rest of the city while you’re not shaking it off to Cruel Summer.

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Quincy Hotel 

With a central location, hotel room amenities, stylish interior, an impressive score of 4.5 stars on Booking.com and ample restaurants and bars to explore nearby, what’s not to love about the Quincy Hotel. 

You can walk to the concert within 30 minutes or otherwise it is only a 15-minute trip via Melbourne’s public transport. 

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Selina Hostel 

If you’re travelling to Melbourne with your girl gang and want to save cash, booking a hostel may be your best bet. The Selina Hostel is located on Flinders Street, making it central to Melbourne city and surrounded by cafes, bars and hotspots.

You can score private rooms or book a bed in a dorm and enjoy the shared areas like kitchens and the basement bar for post-concert karaoke. 

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The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins 

Treat yourself to some art-deco décor right in the heart of Melbourne city at The Savoy Hotel. With plenty of spacious and luxurious hotel rooms to relax and unwind in, the stay at The Savoy is as much of a delight as the concert will be. 

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Where to stay in Sydney for the Taylor Swift concerts 2024 

Taylor’s Sydney shows will be at the Accor Stadium at Sydney’s Olympic Park, and luckily there is easy-to-manoeuvre public transport that can take you straight from Sydney CBD. 

This means there are plenty of places to stay and you aren’t restricted to staying near the area. Below are some of our top picks for accommodation during the Sydney shows. 

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QT Sydney 

Find yourself at one of Sydney’s most aesthetic hotels right in the middle of the city during your trip for the tour. Experience all Sydney has to offer when you’re not dancing your worries away with countless bars, restaurants, cafes and shops just moments away. You can even treat yourself to a pamper session at spaQ to prepare. 

Hop on the light rail right outside the hotel to Central Station before taking the train straight to Sydney Olympic Park.

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A by Adina Sydney 

City views, stunning décor, central location and plenty of amenities, the A by Adina Sydney suites make a great option for a short stay. There are plenty of room options to choose from depending if you’re going solo or with friends, make sure to book fast before they sell out. 

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Wake Up! Sydney 

Considered the best hostel in Sydney in 2020, Wake Up! Sydney has a central location right next to central station. Stay in dorm rooms to save cash or book a deluxe room for some privacy. 

The hostel has a range of activities to enjoy when you’re not at the concert including the always-busy Side Bar. 

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Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour

If you want to step away from the hustle and bustle of the CBD, book a room at Novotel Darling Harbour to enjoy waterfront views while still being just a short stroll into the city. 

The modern rooms make for a comfortable and easy stay, with multiple culinary experiences to try out in the building alone, let alone in the area. 

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InterContinental Sydney 

This restored Sydney hotel is located in a 18th century building in the famous Circular Quay. If you’re wanting to splash out on your trip and enjoy a little bit of luxury, then this is your hotel. 

Their recently reopened bar is a must-try and the views are unmatched. 

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