Alto Hotel on Bourke
Alto Hotel on Bourke
Alto Hotel on Bourke
Alto Hotel on Bourke

Alto Hotel on Bourke

Address: 636 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Phone: 03 8608 5500  |  Freecall: 1800 135 123  |  Fax: 03 9606 0766  


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Alto Hotel on Bourke is Melbourne's multi-award winning four star eco-friendly boutique apartment hotel and is one of the few EarthCheck accredited, environmentally friendly hotels in the city. Offering with many little complimentary touches including free wireless internet and espresso coffee.

Located in Melbourne's city centre within walking distance of the airport bus terminal, shopping, two tram stops and train station, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Crown Casino, Etihad Stadium, Bourke Street Mall, shops and restaurants.

The décor is stylish, modern and elegant, all bathrooms and kitchens are set out in granite and stainless steel, and the bedrooms and lounge rooms are decorated in rich, colours set on a soothing background.

The hotel is high on technology, all rooms are wired for cable and wireless broadband and have two telephones. All rooms have iPod dock, smart television's, over 100 Foxtel Channels the one and two bedroom apartments have second television in the main bedroom.

By staying at Alto Hotel on Bourke you are making a positive commitment to the environment. Their carbon footprint to an average of 11.8 kilograms per room, compared to estimate of 24 to 26 kilograms as set by the Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Council. Remaining carbon offset via the Carbon Reduction Institute.

They also offer free parking for guests arriving with electric or hybrid vehicles and get free recharging from 100 per cent green energy. This and living up to the motto 'Sit Hospes Rex' which means the guest be king, has earned the hotel several awards for environmental and hospitality excellence.

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Room types

TypeDescriptionNumber of rooms

Petite Queen

These petite hotel rooms offer you the latest in technology and class. With a queen size bed with deep pillow top mattress, free wireless internet and all the usual items. The room features a window you can open for fresh air plus air conditioning for those warm summer days. Ideal if out and about or for a good nights rest.8

Studio Queen

Alto studios are the height of style in a quiet location, modern, open-plan design. All contemporary furnishings and appliances which feature a kitchenette for your convenience.28

One Bedroom Apartment

Enjoy the extra space and facilities when you stay in these one bedroom apartments. Fully equipped kitchen to be your own master chef! Separate bedroom space to the rest of the apartment.3

Two Bedroom Standard Apartment

The two bedroom apartment offers one queen bed with two single beds, one bathroom. Separate lounge has single sofa bed for a fifth person. Full kitchen facilities and dishwasher, smart television, around 100 Foxtel channels iPod dock and free wireless interest. Rate is for four persons, maximum of five people.2

Three Bedroom Apartment

Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two queen size beds, two single beds and sofa bed. Set over two levels with spiral staircase. Fully equipped kitchen plus iPod dock, smart televisions with around 100 Foxtel channels.0

Studio King

For those that want the luxury of a King Size bed with deep pillow top mattress and all the features of their Studio Queen rooms including free wireless internet0

Studio King Plus

King size bed (or two single beds on request) and single sofa bed in room, bathroom, microwave, toaster, kettle, crockery and cutlery, coffee/tea facilities, desk, iPod dock, smart television, around 100 Foxtel channels and free wireless.0

Spa Apartment

Bedroom has queen bed with a relaxing spa bath, separate lounge with single sofa bed for third person. Full kitchen facilities and dishwasher, desk, smart television, around 100 Foxtel channels, iPod dock and Free wireless internet.0

Two Bedroom Superior Apartment

The two bedroom apartment offers one queen bed with large two single beds in the upstairs area with one bathroom. Separate lounge downstairs has a single sofa bed for a fifth person. Full kitchen facilities, dishwasher, smart television, around 100 Foxtel channels, iPod dock and free wireless internet.0

Two Bedroom Loft Apartment

The two bedroom loft apartment offers, balcony, one queen bed with two large single beds and two bathrooms over two levels. Separate lounge has sofa bed for fifth person. Full kitchen and dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, smart television, around 100 Foxtel channels, iPod dock and free wireless internet.0

Payment methods accepted

American Express  Diners Club  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

Cancellations and or changes to be notified at least two days prior to arrival date, in order to avoid a no show or cancellation charge of one full night's room rate. All bookings require a deposit of one night room rate. Advance Purchase offers no cancellation, change or refund allowed.

Local directions

Getting from Melbourne Airport to Alto Hotel couldn't be easier. By taxi from outside the airport arrival lounge, for approximately $55 and it will take 20 to 30 minute drive to the hotel. Airport express Skybus, direct from the airport. Buses depart directly from in front of the airport arrival lounge every 10 minutes from 6am to late in the evening, and every 30 minutes during the night. This service will take you to Southern Cross station and Alto on Bourke is just around the corner.


  • 24 hour reception
  • Car park
  • Ice
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Masseur/Masseuse
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Restaurant - licensed


  • Cycling
  • Shopping

Tourism awards

2014  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Finalist

2011  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Hall Of Fame

Reception opening hours

Reception open 24 hours

Check in:  2:00pm

Check out:  10:00am


  • Hotel, Motel and Accommodation Association of Australia

Disabled access

All showers in all rooms have grab rails. Excluding one bedroom spa apartments, all rooms have walk in showers that are wheelchair friendly. Contact operator for further details.

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