Ready to try your luck? Plan an unforgettable night out in the city of Melbourne with a visit to the world-renowned Crown Casino. Crowne Plaza Melbourne is conveniently located within walking distance of the casino—and other popular Melbourne attractions.
*Please bear in mind that Crowne Plaza Melbourne is not in any way affiliated with Crown Casino. The Crown Melbourne entertainment complex and Crowne Plaza Melbourne are two completely different entities. Crowne Plaza Melbourne is a member of the global IHG brand of hotels.
Accommodation near Crown Casino
Enjoy a night of glamour at the casino, and return back to your Crowne Plaza accommodation when the magic fades. Combine the casino experience with the fresh air and breathtaking, up-close water views from your room at Crowne Plaza Melbourne.
From the hotel, you just need to cross the Yarra River via Spencer Street Bridge. Make sure you stop and enjoy all the best things to do along the Yarra River while you’re here. Then, head south on Clarendon/Spencer Street and follow Route 50 towards Yarra Promenade. Take a left turn after crossing the bridge and follow the path to the casino.
With a range of rooms and suites available, just 500m from the action, Crowne Plaza Melbourne offers flexible accommodation options near Crown Casino in Melbourne.
History of Crown Casino
Crown Casino opened in 1994 at the World Trade Centre and was originally located on the north bank of the Yarra River. With a space of 510,000 square metres, it’s one of the biggest casinos in the world! It’s also one of the central features of the Southbank precinct of the Melbourne Central Business District.
The complex as it’s known today, opened on the 8th of May in 1997. Aside from the main gaming areas, the complex features entertainment and shopping sections that are family-friendly and children are allowed to enter.
It features some 540 tables games (including 100 poker tables) and 2,500 poker machines. Crown provides the six main casino games of blackjack, craps, pai gow, poker, baccarat and roulette.
If you’re more into Poker, Crown won’t disappoint. Aside from three card poker on the main gaming floor, the casino offers many varieties of poker including Texas hold ‘em. There are more than 3,500 poker machines on the casino floor, with values ranging from one cent to one dollar.
Many competitive poker tournaments are also held here. The annual Aussie Millions is the Southern Hemisphere’s richest poker event. Since 2013, Crown is also home to the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific.