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Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Melbourne

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Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Melbourne

Say goodbye to 2022 and hello to 2023 on the banks of the Yarra River, where celebrations in the city are set to be truly unforgettable. Enjoy a front-row seat to Melbourne's New Year’s Eve fireworks display, which will light up the night sky above Melbourne’s CBD with a dazzling display of pyrotechnic magic and laser wizardry.

Crowne Plaza Melbourne is the perfect spot to ring in the start of 2023 in style. Sit down to the best NYE dinner in Melbourne CBD, enjoy sophisticated sips, cocktails and an evening of socialising at Dive Bar, and sleep in absolute comfort so you can start the first day of the New Year right.

Whether you’re coming to celebrate New Year’s Eve Melbourne 2022 with family and friends, someone special, or celebrating solo - Crowne Plaza Melbourne has a room suitable for you. To kickstart your end-of-year weekend away, here's where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Melbourne.

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Enjoy the ultimate New Year’s Eve dinner at Yugo, guaranteed to welcome in 2023 in absolute style. Sit down to an extravagant and inspired 4-course menu showcasing fine Australian produce with a global twist. and an optional 90-minute bottomless prosecco addition at the Yugo NYE dinner. Start your evening with a rich pigeon, ham hock & apricot terrine paired with toasted sourdough before moving on to a dish of flavoursome salmon gravlax served with beetroot, capers, and saffron mayonnaise.

Next up, choose between Kurobuta Pork Tomahawk - prized for its intricate marbling and bone-on tenderness, and served with braised lentils and a housemade ‘chashu’ marinade; or Port Phillip Bay Pink Snapper, pan-fried to perfection and served with delicate barley, tender leeks and coriander oil.

Finish your meal with a variety of chef-selected petit fours, bringing decadent French confectionery to the table. For our younger guests, a kid’s menu is also available, serving up bolognese pasta, fish and chips, onion rings, or our wagyu burger and chips await to satisfy little tummies.

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Melbourne New Year’s Fireworks

This year, Melbourne’s New Year’s Eve 2022 fireworks display is set to be an absolute showstopper - and where better to witness it than at Melbourne's only absolute riverfront hotel? Come together and celebrate the arrival of a brand new year with cocktails and canapes as Melbourne puts on its biggest and best display to date. With fireworks and laser displays taking off from 30 rooftops across the CBD, be dazzled as 8 minutes of light, sound and music take over the city skyline.

Located on the edge of the Yarra River and just moments from Melbourne Docklands, Southbank and Marvel Stadium; find yourself amongst the very best light displays, live entertainment and city celebrations. If you're looking to enjoy the fireworks from the comfort of your room with someone special, be sure to book one of our Riverview Rooms or Suites. Order a bottle of N.V. G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut Champagne and a few light bites from our in-room dining menu to celebrate in absolute privacy and comfort.

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Where To Stay For Melbourne NYE 2022

If being in the heart of the action is your kind of thing, then Crowne Plaza Melbourne is the perfect place to stay. Choose from 432 stylish rooms and suites that place you just a 10-minute walk from Melbourne Docklands and Southbank - and just moments from the best bars, restaurants and entertainment on Flinders Street, Collins Street and Bourke Street.

Guest rooms feature King beds topped with luxurious bedding, breathtaking river or city views, premium amenities, and ensuite facilities as standard. Outside of your room, our facilities ensure guests have access to everything you could want or need during your stay. Families and groups will appreciate the option to book interconnecting rooms, expanding the amount of space available to enjoy between you, while our suites will elevate your stay to whole new levels.

Wake up to a hearty buffet breakfast at Yugo or grab a freshly-brewed cup of coffee in Pow Wow before heading out to explore the city. Enjoy the sunshine in our rooftop pool or kickstart your New Year’s resolutions in our state-of-the-art 24-hour gym. And make the most of your inner city oasis after a late night of celebrating, with in-room dining, pod coffee machines, luxurious  showers, and stunning views to keep you entertained.

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Melbourne Accommodation Offers

Make your stay even better with one of our well-thought Melbourne accommodation offers, perfect for weekend escapes, family holidays and celebratory stays in the city. Welcome the New Year on the banks of the Yarra River, catch a concert or game at Marvel Stadium, wander the hidden laneways, explore the many museums, exhibitions and festivals, and shop, drink and dine to your heart's content - with your inner city oasis waiting for you at the end of the day.

Whether you’re planning your next summer holiday in Melbourne with our Family Getaway offer - or looking to treat yourself to an extra-special Celebration Package for an anniversary, birthday, wedding, or retirement - Crowne Plaza Melbourne has exactly what you’re looking for.

When it comes to New Year’s Eve Melbourne 2022, celebrate in style at Melbourne’s only absolute riverside hotel. Choose between stylish, modern and comfortable inner-city rooms and suites with stunning river or city views. Treat yourself to great food and drinks, luxury facilities and an amazing central location ideal for discovering Melbourne. Book your stay today.

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