Room type

Standard King Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)


Get an overview of this hotel4-star family-friendly hotel, walk to Melbourne Zoo

A family-friendly stay in Parkville awaits you at Vibe Hotel Carlton. Within a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Melbourne Zoo and you'll be within 3 km (2 mi) of other popular places like University of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market. Highlights at this Art Deco hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

All 87 rooms feature free WiFi, balconies or patios, and wired Internet. Refrigerators and room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Satellite TV, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers are also available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool and a children's pool, Vibe Hotel Carlton provides a spa tub and a sauna. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wired high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge.

2 meeting rooms are available. This Art Deco hotel also offers a fitness center, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Vibe Hotel Carlton has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 87 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Sauna 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa tub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired internet access ( 9.95 AUD per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wired high-speed internet ( 9.95 AUD per 24-hour period )


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Climate control 
  • Room service 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Curve Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

This hotel will place a credit/debit card pre-authorization for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

WiFi Policy: Up to 100mbs data is complimentary per 24 hours, per room; up to 4 devices can connect. Additional data is available for the remainder of the 24 hour period (surcharge).


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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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