Connecting Up has negotiated rates for Evolve 2021 with Crowne Plaza Melbourne.

Crowne Plaza Melbourne

Crowne Plaza Melbourne, an IHG Hotel, is the ideal destination for outstanding upper upscale accommodation. Situated right on the Yarra River within walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, with public transport right on your door step and only 25 minutes from Melbourne International Airport.  


The hotel's 402 newly transformed guestrooms and suites are in an aspirational style that delivers a sense of personality, quality and warmth;  the perfect place to retreat and relax after a day of meetings. Contemporary bathrooms, walk in showers, premium bedding, designer furnishings and commissioned artwork are a standard. The hotel's City View rooms boast spacious walk-in wardrobes, and sleek workstations; while the hotel's Luxury suites feature additional deep bathtubs, and sweeping views of the Yarra River and Melbourne city skyline.

Please use the BOOK HERE button to make your reservation. Alternatively you can contact Crowne Plaza Melbourne directly to book your accommodation on +61 3 9648 2777 (option 2) or emailing reservations at

Rate: Standard King Room - $230/per night - Buffet breakfast - $25 if prebooked

Parking - $17 per day (self parking) - $47 per car (valet parking)

Contact Crowne Plaza during business hours, Monday – Friday by calling 03 9648 2777 (option 2) or by email

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Great Southern Hotel Melbourne​

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne offers excellent, affordable accommodation in the heart of Melbourne City. The hotel is close proximity to public transport, restaurants, night life and shopping district, ideal for leisure and corporate clientele.


Offering the perfect location for both the tourist and business client alike, at a very affordable price and extremely close to wonderful Melbourne attractions including the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Marvel Stadium, Southgate, New Quay, Crown Casino. Great Southern Hotel Melbourne is situated in Melbourne CBD, a short walk from the Southern Cross Interstate Bus and Train Terminal and 27 Kilometres drive from Melbourne Airport.


Standard Queen (max. 2 people) $78/ per night

Superior Room with 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds (max. 2 people) $98/ per night

Family Room with 2 King Beds or 1 King and 2 Single Beds (max. 4 people) $156/ per night

Buffet breakfast not available (restaurant currently closed)

Parking - $25.00 per day (self-parking) – note 1.8m height restriction

Please contact Great Southern Hotel Melbourne directly during business hours, Monday-Friday to book your accommodation on +61 3 9629 6991 or use the book here button to email directly. 


Please provide the reservation code 2105CONNEC to receive your discounted rate. 

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