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Earth Experience, at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

BBC’s new immersive nature blockbuster arrives in Australia

Australian multimedia fans have been spoiled for in-the-round experiences and another blockbuster just arrived in Melbourne.

  • by Julietta Jameson

Hotel revamp brings a classic touch of London’s Mayfair to Melbourne

The art deco Royce Hotel opened in a former 1920s Rolls-Royce dealership in 2000. Now a redesign has reinstated the hotel’s glamour and glory – and then some.

  • by Julietta Jameson
Style central.

New Melbourne hotel takes cool cues from legendary fashion photographer

Hotel Indigo is a celebration of Helmut Newton’s local connection and his overall illustrious (and often controversial) legacy.

  • by Julietta Jameson
Adina Melbourne Flinders Lane.

You’ll want to dine in at Melbourne’s stylish new loft stay

When you’ve exhausted yourself exploring Melbourne’s city eateries, for just $95 you can tuck into a four-course dinner pack by an ex Chin Chin chef.

  • by Anthony Dennis
Royal Exhibition Building Dome: this lost aspect has been revived thanks to a tour.

Hidden highlights: Six of the best Melbourne insider tours

From a once-lost historic vista, now reclaimed, to a hidden cafe crawl, these tours distil some of the most delightful and little-known parts of the city.

  • by Tim Richards
Deluxe Executive Room with MCG views.

The Melbourne hotel where you can now book the entire top floor

Pullman on the Park, Melbourne, is offering a whole floor - sleeping up to 36 people across 18 rooms - for a getaway with a difference.

  • by Julietta Jameson
Threads Bar at the Motley Hotel, Richmond.
Hotel reviews

Offbeat location, but new Melbourne hotel is fun and affordable

The Motley in Richmond offers an arty oasis with a more locally inspired experience.

  • by Guy Wilkinson
Rooms have been coverted from five prison cells.
Hotel reviews

The verdict on notorious Melbourne prison’s luxe hotel conversion

Pentridge has been converted from a place you don’t want to be to a place you don’t want to leave.

  • by Anthony Dennis
Retro umbrellas by the rooftop pool.

Major revamp puts the groove back into heritage Melbourne hotel

In reimagining this city property, designers look to have taken the 1970s ball and run with it.

  • by Julietta Jameson
Action-packed spectacular Knights of Fire will run June 24 – July 8, as part of the Ballarat Winter Festival.

Six of the best winter day trips from Melbourne

It’s official: day trips are good for you. And Melbourne is within striking distance of many great options, from truffle-hunting to a winter festival in a castle.

  • by Julietta Jameson