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Summer in Australia is tennis.
Balmy nights, superstar tennis players, colourful fans and unpredictable matches causing some to weep in sorrow and others to shed tears of jubilation.
In January, the eyes of the world focus on The Australian Open at Melbourne Park as the world’s best tennis players battle for one of the most prestigious titles in the tennis calendar.
You don’t want to miss a minute of the action, join us courtside to experience the passion and determination as the world’s star tennis players compete for the ultimate prize and prestige.
Since the inception of the Open era, which is when the tournament was opened to professionals, three players, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, have all won The Australian Open at least 4 times.
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Australian Open Hotel Accommodations
Our recommended hotels
Capturing the atmosphere of a quaint boutique hotel, Pensione is within the free tram zone of the inner city, granting easy reach to Melbourne’s centre. Rest and relax in the hotel’s own café ‘Oliver’s,’ or wonder through the nearby side-streets and alley-ways for a day of shopping and dining.
Citadines on Bourke
Our 4 Star Hotel
In the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, Citadines is just stone’s throw away from the city’s vibrant dining hub and only a ten minute walk to Federation square. The award winning serviced-apart hotel is fully equipped with kitchen and laundry facilities, making your stay in Melbourne as comfortable and convenient as possible.
Our 4 Star Hotel
Sleek and modern, Rydges Hotel on Exhibition Street Melbourne features sophisticated rooms and. Experience the hotel’s beautiful rooftop pool and bar with views over Melbourne’s bustling Chinatown. On the doorstep of the city’s theatre district, Rydges offers prime access to the most spectacular cultural activities Melbourne has to offer.
Our 5 Star Hotel
With its marble-clad interiors and spectacular views over the Yarra and Melbourne’s CBD, the Langham offers convenience with luxury. Only a few minutes walk from federation square, St Paul’s Cathedral and Melbourne Park, the Langham offers the perfect location to access the tennis and for exploring Melbourne’s most iconic streets.
Sheraton Melbourne Hotel
Our 5 Star Hotel
Located at the Paris end of Little Collins Street, the Sheraton Melbourne Hotel offers the perfect location to access the city’s famed laneway culture in addition to the Australian Open with trams just a 2-minute walk away. Boasting an indoor lap swimming pool, a fitness centre, a restaurant and spa treatments, Sheraton Melbourne Hotel also offers stunning city views from The Terrace Bar where you can relax with a refreshing cocktail.
Australian Open Match Schedule & Venue
With both day and evening sessions held consistently throughout the tournament, tennis fanatics will never be short of game play to watch, concluding with the Women’s final on Saturday the 26th and the Men’s final on Sunday the 27th.
MELBOURNE PARK VENUE
Home to Australia’s most iconic sporting events, Melbourne Park plays host to a diverse range of sporting and cultural activities adjacent to the city’s CBD. Just a ten minute drive from Melbourne’s centre, the venue can be easily accessed by car, tram, taxi or by foot, and is surrounded by ample food and shopping destinations.
Closest Tram Station:
Accessible via multiple trams, approx. every 3 minutes at peak time. Flinders St Station, 700m away, 8 min walk from Melbourne Park. Note: all valid Australian Open tickets allow for free tram travel.
Australian Open Experiences
For the first time in 2016, the Australian Open branched out of Melbourne Park, opening its AO Festival at Birrarung Marr. Since then, the festival has grown to be one of the most exciting events of the Open, featuring live music, pop-up restaurants, giveaways, meet and greets and endless excitement.
Just within Melbourne Park, AO Ballpark is a dedicated space for children’s entertainment throughout the duration of the Open. The mini theme park is bustling with dance zones, rides, tennis activities and food for kids, perfect for some off the court action.
Join Melbourne as it celebrates the country’s most renowned sporting event the iconic inner city location of Federation Square. With plenty of activities for children, opportunities to purchase last minute tickets, as well as live viewing of the games, the city truly comes alive with the buzz and excitement of the open.