Whole apartment
969 ft²
City view
Pet friendly
Swimming pool
Washing machine
Free WiFi
Free parking

Stay in the heart of Melbourne Excellent location – show map

Located a 15-minute walk from State Library of Victoria, StayCentral on Lonsdale provides accommodations in Melbourne with an indoor pool. The air-conditioned accommodation is a 13-minute walk from Melbourne City Conference Centre, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.

The apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony with city views. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge.

Popular points of interest near the apartment include Block Arcade Melbourne, Crown Casino Melbourne and Marvel Stadium. The nearest airport is Essendon Fields Airport, 8 miles from StayCentral on Lonsdale.

This is our guests' favorite part of Melbourne, according to independent reviews.

StayCentral on Lonsdale has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 13, 2017

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Melbourne, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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  • i have a small dog, what are the charges for a pet?
    It depends how long you are staying for, but it varies between $5 and $20/day.
    Answered on 7 December 2021
  • hi there. is it possible there is an option for 1 double bed and 2 single bed apartment ?
    One queen bed and two singles; yes. We just need plenty of notice please.
    Answered on 4 May 2021
  • Hello just want to ask are there 2 bathrooms
    Yes there are. This and more information is described on the listing here and on our site.
    Answered on 7 December 2021
  • Hi, can we negotiate for long term renting say like 6months to 1 year? Thanks. Jim
    Yes. This is what we do. If you stay more than 90 days, the daily rate is much less. We have 25 different apartments available in multiple locations around inner Melbourne. Kind regards, Chris McDonald StayCentral Melbourne Corporate Apartments.
    Answered on 15 October 2020
  • Hi there - the site says that the apartment sleeps 5 and I just wanted to confirm before booking! Where does the 5th person sleep? Thanks, Jami
    There is an extra fee for a fifth person, and there is an electric, blow-up mattress for this purpose. Please make sure you book for 5 people when you book.
    Answered on 18 January 2022

Host Info

Company review score: 8.6Based on 116 reviews from 29 properties
29 managed properties

Company info

StayCentral is a unique group of serviced, corporate apartments in metropolitan Melbourne. Each property has been chosen for its distinctive appeal and is individually furnished; ensuring StayCentral offers a unique range to meet a variety of needs.

Property info

StayCentral on Lonsdale is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom, two-balcony apartment with a queen bed and a splittable queen bed. Perfect for four, the 90 sqm this corporate apartment is brilliantly located; next to the Southern Cross Station and DFO complex of shops, cafes and restaurants in the Melbourne CBD. It's hard to beat having Coles, Chemist Warehouse, Crown Asian Supermarket, various banks, CellarBrations, ATMs, and hairdressers etc nearby. Your Melbourne corporate apartment includes an undercover, reserved, security car space, unlimited Wi-Fi and all utilities, high quality furnishings and appliances, linen, beautiful bath and pool towels, and a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Centrally heated and cooled, you will be comfortable all year round. There is basement secure parking for one vehicle. (Please note that the views shown in our photos have changed as construction of the adjacent building continues; photos shown as of November 2021. The view from the apartment is almost completely blocked. The construction has, however, passed the level of this apartment, and noise is limited to a low hum during the daytime).

Neighborhood info

You will love the centrality of StayCentral on Lonsdale . It is only a short walk from Southern Cross Station, and some of the best shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars in Australia are on your doorstep at Spencer Street Outlet. The Bourke Street Mall, Carlton Gardens and Melbourne IMAX theatre, Crown Casino, the Sea Life Aquarium and Etihad Stadium are all within easy walking distance. The tram stops are just on the corner. You can enjoy a walk to some of the best-known sporting venues, markets and arts venues in the country. Inner Melbourne and the nearby Southbank Promenade are famous for their world-class restaurants, shops and of course, Crown Casino. In addition, there are multiple food outlets, buskers and arts & crafts events. Just south of the Casino is South Melbourne shopping strip, and the famous South Melbourne Markets. Just north of the CBD is the Queen Victoria Markets where you can buy just about anything from groceries and meat to clothing and jewellery.

Languages Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of StayCentral on Lonsdale
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
    • High chair
    • Dining table
    • Coffee machine
    • Cleaning products
    • Toaster
    • Stovetop
    • Oven
    • Dryer
    • Kitchenware
    • Electric kettle
    • Kitchen
    • Washing machine
    • Dishwasher
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Kitchenette
    • Linens
    • Wardrobe or closet
    • Toilet paper
    • Towels
    • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
    • Private Bathroom
    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer
    Living Area
    • Dining area
    Media & Technology
    • Streaming service (like Netflix)
    • Flat-screen TV
    Room Amenities
    • Drying rack for clothing
    • Clothes rack
    • Carpeted
    • Ironing facilities
    • Iron
    Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    • Balcony
    Indoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • Heated pool
    • Shallow end
    Outdoor & View
    • City view
    • View
    Building Characteristics
    • Private apartment in building
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Russian

    House rules

    StayCentral on Lonsdale takes special requests – add in the next step!


    3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


    12:00 AM - 10:00 AM


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Refundable damage deposit

    A damage deposit of AUD 600 is required. The property charges this 7 days before arrival. That's about 424.89USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Extra bed by request
    Crib by request
    AUD 10 per child, per night
    3+ years
    Extra bed by request

    Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    1 crib or 1 extra bed available on request.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 21

    Mastercard Visa American Express StayCentral on Lonsdale accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

    The fine print

    Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with a Visa, MasterCard or Amex credit card.

    Please note that for guests arriving between 06:00 and 09:30 and between 17:30 and 21:00, a AU $25 fee will apply. For guests arriving between 21:00 and 24:00, a AU $55 fee will apply and for guests arriving between 24:00 and 06:00, a AU $100 fee will apply. All requests for early/late arrival are subject to confirmation by the property.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

    Please inform StayCentral on Lonsdale of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    A damage deposit of AUD 600 is required. The property charges this 7 days before arrival. That's about 424.89USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    FAQs about StayCentral on Lonsdale

    • The prices at StayCentral on Lonsdale may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • StayCentral on Lonsdale offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Swimming pool

    • Check-in at StayCentral on Lonsdale is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • Yes, StayCentral on Lonsdale is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • StayCentral on Lonsdale can accommodate this group size:

      • 5 guests

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at StayCentral on Lonsdale on this page.

    • StayCentral on Lonsdale has the following number of bedrooms:

      • 2 bedrooms

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • StayCentral on Lonsdale is 2,800 feet from the center of Melbourne.