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Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne

2 - 8 Carlisle St St Kilda Beach, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/19/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/19/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#5 of 17 hotels in St Kilda
Located in the heart of Melbourne’s favourite beachside playground, this 86 room and apartments boutique hotel is a perfect base to explore St Kilda, Melbourne, and the rest of Victoria. We're just moments away from the iconic Luna Park and Palais Theatre, St Kilda Beach, as well as the famous Acland Street cake shops, cafes, restaurants, and bars. There's so much to explore and quite a bit of history too. Catering to all budgets whether it be for business or leisure, Cosmopolitan Hotel has accommodation styles to suit all needs. From great value, simply furnished rooms for groups of up to four, to welcoming Deluxe Rooms ideal for couples, and well-equipped studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments for longer stays with the family, we've got a room for everyone. We've got the extras covered, too: WiFi is complimentary for all guests, there's a well-stocked drinks fridge at Reception (Open 8am to 8pm - let us know if you are arriving after hours), and our off-street parking charges may apply (limited spaces available please request when booking). Our Conference Room has a lot of natural light can host events in Conference Style (20 people), Hollow Square (28 people), Theatre Style (40 People), Classroom Style (20 people), U Shape (25 people) and Meeting Square (16 – 20 people)
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Property amenities
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Thai
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mv18829 wrote a review Nov 2021
Melbourne110 contributions52 helpful votes
Booked this place for a 2-night stay as we had live music shows to attend in the area. The place is priced at mid-range and doesn't pretend to be anything more. Access to the property was very easy, including the arrangement for secure on-site parking @ $10/day. The room itself was tidy, clean and spacious enough. The bed was comfortable. The AC was effective. The bathroom although on the smaller size was very clean and brightly lit, with great hot water and pressure in the shower. We could walk to all of the attractions and hospitality venues that St Kilda has to offer and the staff at reception were most courteous and helpful. Good bandwidth with the WIFI. Only negative was the room carpet looked really worn and could perhaps do with an update. Will stay here again.
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Date of stay: November 2021
Room Tip: A room on the first floor was more than adequate as we did not need to use the lift and it was...
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Nadia v wrote a review Apr 2021
6 contributions1 helpful vote
I travelled last-minute to Melbourne with my young son. The hotel was clean, felt safe and I was well cared for by the staff there. A special mention goes out to Rudolf who was especially helpful and considerate during our stay. Thank you!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
GeeGeez72 wrote a review Apr 2021
Melbourne, Australia2 contributions
We stayed for 2 nights at this hotel and went to a music festival the 2nd day to only return that evening and not able to get access to the room. As the reception is not manned 24/7 we had to call and after hours number and then wait out in the cold night for approx 1 hour for them to turn up and let us in the room. Absolutely no contact to apologise- l don’t even know why we couldn’t get in - I suspect maybe a faulty swipe card. We definitely won’t be going back and will use another Hotel for our frequent stays to St Kilda.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Cosmopolitan Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne
Responded Apr 8, 2021
It is with great regrets that I learn about your disappointment. We are very attached to the quality of service delivered and do appreciate to be informed when our guest seems not fully satisfied. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience for our guests in the future Hope to see you stay with us again soon. Regards, Team Cosmo
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akelly184 wrote a review Mar 2021
Melbourne, Australia214 contributions88 helpful votes
We had our daughters wedding recently at Encore and we needed a lot of rooms for the wedding party, family & guests. With the Grand prix due originally on the date, the team at the hotel were so accommodating in holding the rooms for us and fortunately the GP was postponed. Rodolfo was outstanding in assisting me to organize rooms over multiple days with multiple ph calls from me to make sure we had the right rooms for everyone. The 2 bedroom apts are OK for short stays, the terrace apts are a great size and the terrace rooms have great views. For 1 night stays they are more than comfortable. Don't expect 5 star, but for the price it's great value. All our guests were very happy with the beds and the cleanliness od the rooms. The location is fantastic for places to eat and the security parking was a bonus instead of leaving cars in the street.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Room Tip: 2 bedroom apts lounge areas are smaller than the terrace apts
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Response from Cosmopolitan Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne
Responded Apr 8, 2021
Thank you so much for your review! We are very happy to hear that you found our apartments and rooms comfortable and pleasant and our staff were able to be of service to you. We endeavor to be the home away from home for all our guests and provide you with the amenities you need. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Regards, Team Cosmo
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The Browns wrote a review Mar 2021
Melbourne, Australia12 contributions12 helpful votes
Staff and location are great. Loved the secure parking except it is very tight for larger cars. Not that clean & very dated and needs some TLC. Very noisy at night with trams and party goers. Overall the location is the best part.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne
Which popular attractions are close to Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne?
Nearby attractions include Acland Street Village (0.2 miles), St Kilda Esplanade Market (0.3 miles), and Veg Out Community Gardens St Kilda (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, airport transportation, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, free instant coffee, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne?
Yes, secured parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cicciolina, Donovans, and Galleon Cafe.
Does Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne have airport transportation?
Yes, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.6 miles away from the center of St Kilda.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Thai.
Are there any historical sites close to Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Old Melbourne Gaol (4.2 miles), St. Patrick's Cathedral (3.9 miles), and Rippon Lea Estate (1.4 miles).
Is Cosmopolitan Hotel, Melbourne accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.