Accommodations in Melbourne near Rod Laver Arena (Melbourne, Australia)

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    Expected price for:Apr 7 - Apr 8
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    Expected price for:May 1 - May 2
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    Expected price for:May 20 - May 21

Rod Laver Arena (Melbourne, Australia)

Rod Laver Arena: Home of Melbourne’s Best Sports and Entertainment Events

Once known as Central Court and the National Tennis Centre at Flinders Park, Rod Laver Arena was renamed in 2000 after Rod Laver, one of the world’s best tennis players. This iconic venue is located in Melbourne Park. The arena has been recently renovated in 2018 with the aid of Tennis Australia and can now be easily recognised by its modern and even futuristic-looking facade. The organisation is also working on the redevelopment of the rest of Melbourne Park.

Today, Rod Laver Arena is best recognised for being the home of the Australian Open, the first of four Grand Slam tennis events of the year. It has been held here annually since 1988. However, the arena has also hosted basketball games, motorbike events, wrestling, ballet, and concerts.

Rod Laver Arena Provides Year-Round Entertainment

Rod Laver Arena events are multi varied and held all around the year. Because the venue hosts some of the most iconic artists and competitions, it’s best to book tickets early.

The Australian Open is undoubtedly the ideal time to visit the arena, especially if you’re a tennis fan in Australia. The event stretches over two weeks in the second half of January every year.

The Loft at Rod Laver Arena is Worth a Visit

The Loft is an exclusive lounge within Rod Laver Arena that provides visitors with a private bar and private bathrooms for the ultimate VIP experience. If you want to make the most of your visit, this upgrade is undoubtedly worth it.

In addition to special direct access to the main arena, The Loft also gives you a magnificent view over Melbourne. Tickets to The Loft, if available, sell out even quicker, so it’s recommended to reserve your spot in advance.

The arena is also open to the public. You can rent out the court for private use, or take a tour of the venue on certain days.

Hotels Within Walking Distance of Rod Laver Arena

East-central Melbourne, where you’ll find the arena, is one of the most prestigious areas in the city. Whatever the occasion, the surrounding neighbourhoods present a wide variety of different accommodation options. If you’re here on holiday, you’ll be pleased to know that many iconic and high-end hotels of the city are found here.

Most hotels near Rod Laver Arena are within walking distance of the venue, making it very convenient for visitors. As long as you’re around Melbourne Park, you won’t have to worry about travel time or parking fees.

Pullman Melbourne On The Park is a comfortable and contemporary pick, and just within minutes on foot of the arena. Less than a mile away in the downtown district, The Hotel Windsor remains to this day a historical symbol. Luxurious in every aspect, it continues to host many celebrities during their visits to the city.

You won’t have any trouble finding quality accommodation near Rod Laver Arena. If budget is of concern, you’ll find many lower-priced options nearby as well. Serviced apartments are plentiful in the area, and can be less costly.

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Hotels near Rod Laver Arena

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