Somerset On Elizabeth Melbourne  4 stars

250 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, 3000  show mapSave
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Perfectly located next to casinos, a mall and department stores, Somerset On Elizabeth offers such spa facilities as a wellness center, a hot tub and a sauna. Founded in 2003, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2012.

Central location in the heart of Melbourne next to Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. Just 5km from the center of Melbourne known for Melbourne Aquarium, The Regent Theatre and RMIT University.

The nearest subway station is Melbourne Central, located about 300m from the hotel. 20 minutes' drive from Essendon airport.


The property comprises 135 spacious rooms appointed with satellite TV, a kitchenette, coffee/tea making facilities, a writing desk and individual climate control. They boast modern decor and offer coffee/tea makers, a microwave and kitchenware.


Every day a deluxe breakfast is served in the dining room. The premier restaurant serves fine meals. Tea can be savored in the coffee bar.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of AUD 15 per person per night. 


This stylish hotel benefits from a tour desk, a lift and a vending machine as well as facilities for work: a business center, computers and a photocopier.


Leisure facilities include BBQ facilities, a courtyard and an indoor swimming pool. Fitness classes and a gym are provided on-site.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is AUD 35 per day.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of rooms   135.

City Center Melbourne - 2.7 mi
Airports Essendon (MEB) - 11.6 mi, Tullamarine International (MEL) - 11.7 mi
Train Stations Flagstaff Train Station - 2000 ft, Flinders Street Station - 2300 ft
Underground stations Melbourne Central Station - 1000 ft, Flagstaff Station - 2300 ft
Restaurants Rockpool Bar & Grill (cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Australian) - 800 ft, The Hardware Societe (cuisine: French, Spanish) - 700 ft
Parks Golden Mile Heritage Trail - 1200 ft
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Trouser Press
  • Tour desk
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
Business facilities
  • Business center
  • High speed internet access
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Hot tub
  • BBQ facilities
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV
  • LCD TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • CD player
  • Direct dial telephone



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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      Size: 475 sq. feet
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        Size: 780 sq. feet
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            Size: 575 sq. feet
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              Somerset On Elizabeth LocationWhat's nearby

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions
              • RMIT Gallery
                1000 ft
              • Melbourne Aquarium
                1700 ft
              • 2000 ft
              • Federation Square
                2700 ft
              • Eureka Tower
                3300 ft
              Popular areas
              • Southbank Promenade
                2700 ft
              Places of interest
              • observations deck
                2700 ft
              • Rialto Tower Observation Deck
                2700 ft
              • Eureka Skydeck
                3000 ft
              • Old Treasury Building
                3300 ft
              Train stations
              • Flagstaff Train Station
                1700 ft
              • Flinders Street Station
                2000 ft
              • Parliament Train Station
                3000 ft
              • 3300 ft
              Convention centers
              • Hamer Hall
                3000 ft
              Monuments and Landmarks
              • Parliament House
                3000 ft
              • Melbourne Museum
                3700 ft
              • Her Majesty's Theatre
                2000 ft
              • Regent Theatre
                2300 ft
              • Forum Theatre
                2300 ft
              • Princess Theatre
                2700 ft
              • State Library of Victoria
                1400 ft
              • Royal Exhibition Building
                3700 ft
              • Melbourne Arts Centre
                4000 ft
              Underground stations
              • Melbourne Central Station
                700 ft
              • Flagstaff Station
                2000 ft

              Local Attractions

              • Grainger Museum
                5000 ft
                Royal Parade, Melbourne
              • Fitzroy Gardens
                5200 ft
                Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street, Melbourne
              • The Ian Potter Museum of Art
                1.0 mi
                Swanston Street, Melbourne
              • National Sports Museum
                1.2 mi
                Brunton Ave, Jolimont, Melbourne
              • Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
                1.4 mi
                Birdwood Ave, Melbourne

              Near the hotel

              • Michaels Camera Museum
                200 ft
                Corner Elizabeth and Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne
              • St. Francis Church
                300 ft
                326 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
              • Bourke Street Mall and Melbourne's Central
                1000 ft
                FromElizabeth Street to Exhibition Street, Melbourne
              • State Library of Victoria
                1200 ft
                328 Swanston Street, Melbourne
              • Block Arcade
                1400 ft
                282 Collins St., Melbourne
              • Flight Experience
                1200 ft
                Shop 9, QV Shopping Centre, Melbourne
              • Golden Mile Heritage Trail
                1200 ft
                Federation Square, Melbourne

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Rockpool Bar & Grill

                76% likes this, based on 483 reviews
                Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Australian
                Price Range: USD 1 - USD 197

                800 ft
                Crown Complex Southbank

                Phone: 03 8648 1900

              • The Hardware Societe

                80% likes this, based on 292 reviews
                Cuisine: French, Spanish

                700 ft
                120 Hardware Lane
              • Money Order Office MOO

                66% likes this, based on 32 reviews
                Price Range: USD 0 - USD 94

                300 ft
                318 Little Bourke Street

                Phone: 03 9639 3020

              • Shanghai Street Dumpling

                73% likes this, based on 45 reviews
                Cuisine: Chinese

                300 ft
                342 Little Bourke Street
              • Mamak

                60% likes this, based on 49 reviews
                Cuisine: Malaysian

                400 ft
                366 Lonsdale St

              Somerset On Elizabeth Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Somerset On Elizabeth

              Average guest rating

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              Based on 103 reviews

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              Individual guest reviews

              • Group of friends

                Well I have been Staying at Somerset on Elizabeth for about 8 years now, and the rooms still have the same furnishings, prints etc, which are now very tired and shabby, so in dire needs of a refurbishment

                • Average rating
              • Family with children

                Location and room facilities

                Furnitures are a bit old (not the same as shown in website pictures).

                • Average rating
              • Family with children

                All aspects of the hotel were more than satisfactory. We would choose it again under the right circumstances

                Not the fault of the hotel, but construction wotk at the corner of Elizabeth and Lonsdale Streets kept us awake on the second (Monday- Tuesday) night.

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              • Group of friends

                Great central location

                Very noisy at night with road works,construction sites and traffic so I we would not stay again unless rooms had double glazed windows installed.

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              • Older travelers

                Location and Service. All amenities in room were good as was room size.

                Rooms were a bit run down and need upgrading. Our room was bit noisy because it was overlooking main road.

                • Average rating
              • Older travelers

                The close proximity to shows & restaurants that we went to while we were there.

                I was a bit disappointed with the cleanliness of the bathroom. I felt as if wanted to give the shower a good scrub with bleach as there was a lot of mould in it. Apart from that it was very comfortable.

                • Average rating
              • Older travelers

                Good sized rooms,bathroom excellent,location good,staff great,

                • Average rating
              • Couple

                Close to shopping and city, staff where fantastic and so friendly

                It wasn't long enough, only paying for parking but that is everywhere

                • Average rating
              • Family with children

                The location was great if you wanted to me close to everying in the CBD and staff were very helpful.

                I didn't feel the property was 4 1/2 stars as it is starting to look a bit tired in my opinion.

                • Average rating
              • Group of friends

                Great location, friendly and helpful staff!

                We found a ciggarette butt in our room that wasn't ours!!

                • Average rating
              • Older travelers

                Welcoming staff both when checking in and checking out. Ease of access to rooms. Spaciousness of room and opening windows. Central location with quick access to major shopping centres.

                Noise level from our room . Not the best for sleeping

                • Average rating
              • Older travelers

                It is right in the middle of the CBD; so close to everything in Melbourne.

                • Average rating
              • Group of friends

                Excellent location in the middle of the city

                Faulty appliances such as the washing machine and insufficent cooking utensils

                • Average rating
              • Group of friends

                The location and the state of the rooms, and facilities offered

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              • Group of friends

                The location.. Near Elizabeth Street and Melbourne Central and QV Market and Blok M and everything... Sooooo easy... :))

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