Novotel Melbourne St Kilda
Immerse yourself in the 4-star Novotel Melbourne St Kilda. With views on The Esplanade overlooking Port Phillip bay, the Novotel Melbourne St Kilda is Melbourne's premier beachfront hotel. Ideally positioned facing St Kilda beach and surrounded by some of the city's finest attractions, Novotel St Kilda is the perfect escape for the business or leisure traveller. Start your day fresh by indulging in a delightful buffet breakfast in the comfort of GRill 3182 restaurant or on the terrace at Novotel.
Just 6km from the city centre, St Kilda is Melbourne’s seaside playground and is much-loved by residents and visitors. St Kilda is renowned for its expansive view of Port Phillip, safe sandy beach, palm-lined boardwalk, huge range of beach activities, big skies, gorgeous sunsets, parks and gardens, great restaurants, bars and cafés, fabulous old buildings, and its colourful past and present.
St Kilda is home to many of Melbourne’s famous visitor attractions including Luna Park, the Esplanade Hotel, Catani Gardens, Acland Street and Fitzroy Street. It is home to St Kilda beach, Melbourne’s most famous beach, several renowned theatres and several of Melbourne’s big events and festivals.
To download a Map of St Kilda with a list of events and what’s on click here!
Thing to do and see in St Kilda
What's on - St Kilda hosts some of Melbourne’s most celebrated and innovative cultural festivals and major events including the St Kilda Festival – Australia’s biggest FREE celebration of summer, showcasing Australian artists and talents against the spectacular natural beauty of the St Kilda foreshore, and the St Kilda Film Festival – Australia’s largest and oldest short film festival. Click here for more information.
Beach and Outdoors - After more than 100 years, St Kilda is still Melbourne’s best playground by the sea. Whether you want to be next to, in, on or under the water, St Kilda is awash with fun things to do. Rollerblade or cycle along the foreshore, go kite boarding or stand up paddle boarding, fly a kite, charter a fishing boat, sky dive onto the beach, rustle up a game of beach volleyball or cricket, enjoy an ocean swim or lie on the beach and read a book. Click here for more information.
Walks & itineraries - St Kilda is best explored on foot or bicycle. You can discover many of St Kilda’s gems by meandering along the promenade. For more ideas check the tours on stkildamelbourne.com.au/visitor-info/walks-itineraries
Art & Culture - St Kilda is renowned for its incredible historic buildings and its long history as an artistic centre of Melbourne. All year round, St Kilda boasts an impressive array of arts and cultural events, so be sure to check out what’s happening at some of our major attractions. More information on galleries, theaters and museums is available on stkildamelbourne.com.au
Penguin Parade - St Kilda Breakwater is home to a colony of Little Penguins. Up to 1200 Little Penguins call the breakwater their home. The isolation of the breakwater is an ideal location for them to live. Just before dawn and dusk you can view the colony coming ashore from the promenade on the St Kilda Breakwater. Click here for more information.
Luna Park - Luna Park Melbourne is Melbourne's ultimate destination for fun. Ideally located next to St Kilda beach, Melbourne's Luna Park is always a great day out for the young and the young at heart.
Melbourne's Luna Park is a galaxy of amusements and sensations. From the jaw dropping, eye ball popping super thrill rides like the Pharaoh's Curse and the Enterprise, to the exhilarating rides like the Scenic Railway Roller Coaster, Twin Dragon and the Coney Island Top Drop you're bound to have an awesome time.
Soak up the spectacular carnival atmosphere while having loads of fun and enjoy delicious food and drinks or test your skills and luck on the carnival games. Click here for more information.
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Nightlife & Live Music - St Kilda is a seaside playground 24 hours a day, especially when it comes to entertainment and live music. As the sun goes down, the volume is turned up in some of Melbourne’s most famous live music venues and in bars, pubs and clubs across St Kilda.
Home of RocKwiz Australia’s highly popular original live music television show which has been screening on SBS TV since 2005, St Kilda is a mecca for local, interstate and international musicians and Djs all year round. Click here for more information.
Eat & Drink - Known as Melbourne’s beachside playground, St Kilda has long been a go-to destination for those in search of great food and drink. With so many cuisines to choose from, you’ll find every taste bud is satisfied with the array of options in this foodie paradise. Many of St Kilda’s eateries are located along Fitzroy St and Acland St, with a mix of moody wine bars, summery outdoor terraces, and fine dining restaurants, all located around Port Phillip Bay. More information on restaurants, cafès, bars & pubs is available on stkildamelbourne.com.au