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The Top 6 serviced apartments in Melbourne for Business Travel

Written by on 13th November 2019
Category: APAC, Business travel and relocation, Featured apartments

As we established in our recent article outlining which is the best Australian city, Melbourne is a thriving business hub home to multiple world-leading corporation headquarters and a host of internationally renowned cultural attractions. Business travel to the city is growing, with the 338,000 business visitors to Melbourne in the year ending March 2019 indicative of the city’s appeal to investors. To cater to this growing demand, we have compiled an excellent portfolio of corporate serviced apartments in Melbourne. Read on to discover our selection of standout serviced apartments and begin planning your business trip to Melbourne.

Fraser Place Melbourne

Fraser Place Melbourne Apartments
Fraser Place Melbourne provides contemporary splendour close to Chinatown and the CBD

Within walking distance of the famous Melbourne Chinatown (the longest continuous Chinese settlement in the world), Fraser Place Melbourne is well situated for sampling some of the finest cuisines the city has to offer. The apartments also have convenient transportation links close by, with a tram stop and train station just minutes away. These contemporary open-plan residences offer spacious and sophisticated living areas with a king-sized bed as standard. The inclusion of a work desk is perfect for those who like to prepare for business appointments at home, and a communal rooftop terrace allows for breath-taking views of Melbourne CBD.

381Cremorne Apartments

381Cremorne Apartments, Melbourne, Australia
The beautifully designed 381Cremorne Apartments feature expansive and bright living areas

Situated opposite the sport-centric Gosch’s Paddock, and with the AAMI Park in viewing distance, 381Cremorne Apartments offer corporate accommodation with a difference. Somewhat removed from the bustle of the city centre, these serviced apartments in Melbourne are notably near to some of Melbourne’s most famous sporting venues, as well as Richmond’s ‘Little Saigon’ – a vibrant area famed for its Vietnamese stores and authentic restaurants. With so much to explore, 381Cremorne Apartments are only improved by their immaculate interiors, boasting large, floor to ceiling windows and luxurious, Scandi-style décor. The apartments also feature designated patio areas for enjoying the best of Melbourne’s weather.

The Como Melbourne Apartments

Como Melbourne Apartments
The serene and peaceful decor is a staple of Como Melbourne Apartments’ interior design

These serviced apartments in Melbourne are located in the quieter South Yarra area – just a five-minute walk from South Yarra railway station. The Como Melbourne Apartments benefit from a host of nearby amenities, including the Palace Cinema Como and various sought after restaurants, including Dainty Sichuan and Chapelli’s. These tranquil apartments offer peaceful, homely living areas with minimalist décor and a clean, fresh finish. An on-site gymnasium is accompanied by a luxurious swimming pool, sauna and hot tub. Complete your relaxing business trip to Melbourne by taking a walk to the nearby Rockley Gardens or Como Park before hopping on a train or bus to your next business appointment – feeling entirely stress-free.

Freshwater Place Apartments

Freshwater Place Apartments, Melbourne, Australia
The apartments at Freshwater Place provide spectacular views over the city

Offering some of the most spectacular views from the Southbank district, Freshwater Place Apartments reside in the stunning Freshwater Place skyscraper which stands proudly above the Yarra River. As well as being ideally located for convenient transport connections into Melbourne CBD via Queens Bridge, Freshwater Place Apartments are also in an excellent location for dining, as much of the riverfront is studded with restaurants and bars. Left Bank Melbourne cocktail bar and Criniti’s Southbank Italian restaurant are minutes away by foot, as is the pedestrian Queensbridge Square, with garden beds, a riverside view and an amphitheatre to enjoy. These Melbourne apartments are attractive and modern in design and boast all the amenities one could expect from luxury corporate housing – but, without a doubt, the views they afford their guests are their standout appeal.

Melbourne CBD Apartments

Melbourne CBD Apartments
Melbourne CBD Apartments are ideally placed for corporate stays

As their name suggests, Melbourne CBD Apartments are situated in the heart of Melbourne’s central business district – making them ideal for corporate travellers with busy schedules in this part of the city during their business trip to Melbourne. With impressive views of the gleaming CBD buildings and affluent streets, these serviced apartments in Melbourne benefit from large windows to make the most of the city’s sunlight. Featuring walk-on balconies and smart, compact living areas, Melbourne CBD Apartments have all you need for a great stay in this highly sought after area. With a restaurant, café and bar on-site, the convenience of enjoying a meal and drink with colleagues without venturing into the often heaving nearby venues is especially useful after a long day of business meetings.  

Punthill Essendon Apartments

Punthill Essendon Apartments, Melbourne, Australia
Effortlessly stylish and beautifully appointed, a Punthill Essendon Apartment is truly a home away from home

Punthill Essendon Apartments, nestled in the nearby suburb of Travancore, provide an escape from the bustling Melbourne city centre. With a mere one minute walk to the nearest tram station, these apartments provide the peace of suburban living and the convenience of a quick, hassle-free commute. This stylish aparthotel offers some of the finest serviced apartments in Melbourne; all coming fully fitted with homely furnishings and useful amenities, including air conditioning and private balconies. On-site services include a fitness centre and meeting room, as well as a restaurant and bar. The benefit of the aparthotel’s more removed location is its proximity to various outdoor sights, including Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne’s Royal Park (the largest in the city, featuring forests, open fields and hills) and Debney’s Park: all ideal places to rest and relax between business appointments.

If you’re ready to book your business trip to Melbourne, explore our full selection of apartments here. Perhaps you’ve been persuaded that Sydney is the city to visit? If so, consider our countdown of the best apartments the city has to offer or read our guide of 22 things to do in Sydney.