Ink Hotel Melbourne Southbank — Photo by Next Story Group

Ink Hotel Melbourne Southbank is a 15-storey, 162-room hotel, ideally located in the Southbank precinct. It provides opportunities to its guests to connect and enjoy Melbourne City which offers a year-round social, sporting art and cultural event calendar. It is close to Melbourne's CBD and is within walking distance to Melbourne Convention Centre and Southbank's restaurants, art galleries, entertainment and sporting venues.

The hotel features a fun and playful design which creates many Instagram moments for its guests. Its striking lobby artwork was created by Blender Studio and showcases colourful and funky murals. Against this backdrop is an inclusive, casual social space where guests can hang out to chill, work or connect with fellow travellers and locals. The guest rooms have walls adorned with art, designed and customised by New York-based Australian artist Brolga.

Ink Hotel Melbourne Southbank, like its guests, is environmentally and socially conscious. It adopts a sustainable approach to amenities which guests can appreciate. Australian-made Metis bathroom amenities include refillable pump bottles that eliminate the need for single-use toiletries. Sparkling and still water dispensers in public spaces enable guests to fill up reusable bottles on their way out, hence reducing plastic bottle usage. It serves Streat coffee and each cup of coffee sold goes towards training and education programme organised by Streat which supports disadvantaged youth.

To ensure guests have meaningful connections in and to Melbourne, the hotel's engaging and friendly hosts are always on hand to share their experiences and recommendations. While staying at the hotel, guests can enjoy tasty bites, great Victorian wines and beers and cocktails at the hotel's Kitchen & Bar. Its Grab & Go selection of snacks are available 24/7.

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