RMIT Village offers contemporary, self-catered accommodation between November and February.


Usually home to university students, RMIT Village offers contemporary, self-catered 3 star accommodation for groups and independent travellers between November and February.

The Village is conveniently located in North Melbourne, just 10 minutes walk from the city centre and easily accessible via the Melbourne Historic Trams and regular public transport.

The local area showcases some of Victoria’s finest tourist attractions including the Queen Victoria Markets, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Flemington Racecourse, National Gallery of Victoria, Lygon Street restaurants, Melbourne Zoo and the Southbank shopping, entertainment & casino precinct.

Refurbished in 2005 by 5-star hotel designers, RMIT Village features a range of hotel quality facilities such as a café, pool, gym, business centre, BBQ, games room and lounge with Foxtel.

Please note that no third party credit card payments are allowed.

History to the present day

Once the iconic Old Melbourne Hotel, RMIT Village was refurbished by 5-star hotel designers CHADA, whose projects have included Sydney’s Hilton Hotel and resorts in Hong Kong, India, Dubai and Fiji.

The 2005 refurbishment added a contemporary edge to the Village’s interiors and facilities, while preserving much of the Old Melbourne’s original charm.

Food and Drinks

The on-site café serves a range of quick snacks as well as a varied lunch time menu, including:

  • A selection of healthy smoothies
  • Gourmet coffees
  • Fresh muffins and pastries
  • A daily choice of delicious specials

Opening hours: Mon – Fri, 6:00am to 4:00pm (excluding public holidays).

Other facilities

Business centre - the business centre provides access to wireless Internet, computers, printing and photocopying facilities 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Additional costs apply for these services.

Games room - the games room is located in a sunlit lounge called the Glasshouse. The Glasshouse features a pool table, table tennis, movies and a range of sport channels on Foxtel. The lounge is accessible 24 hours a day with your electronic swipe card and can be booked for private events.

Gym – the well-equipped gym offers a range of exercise equipment, including treadmills, a weight machine, cross trainer, exercise bikes, radio tuner, CD player and a 42 inch plasma TV with Foxtel.

Internet - high-speed Internet connectivity is available in each bedroom, as well as the on-site business centre. Internet credit can be purchased after check in. Charges apply.

Laundry - the laundry offers coin-operated washing machines and dryers, and can be accessed 24 hours a day via security card.

Moonlight cinema - the Village has the facilities to run outdoor movie nights – a great way to end your group’s busy day. Our staff are more than happy to assist you with enquiries and bookings.

Parking – limited parking is available on site. Please contact us to book a parking permit.

Recreation lounge - the recreation lounge features a 42 inch flat screen TV with Foxtel, pool table, table tennis, vending machines, couches and beanbags, books and magazines and arcade games. The lounge is accessible 24 hours a day with your electronic swipe card and can be booked for private events.

Swimming pool – RMIT Village offers access to a 15m heated swimming pool and a barbeque area in a tree-lined courtyard.


Private car parking for a charge (on site)

No smoking

Minimum age 18


Internet access for a charge

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace


Swimming pool

Self-catering facilities


Sky Television

Pool/snooker table

Linen included

Towels included

Common room

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board


DVD player

Washing machine

Food and Drinks

Electric hob




Nearby recreations

Recommended walks

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Age restrictions

Children welcome

Minimum age 11


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Service 3.0
Rooms 3.0
Website 4.0
Value 3.0
Overall Experience 3.0

Travel Info

Address: RMIT Village, 5-17 Flemington Road, North Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Melbourne, 3051, Australia

Check-in: 2:00pm. Check-out: 10:00am.

How to find us

RMIT Village is located on Flemington Road, near the intersection with Elizabeth Street and Royal Parade in North Melbourne. The Village is 40 minutes by taxi from Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport and 90 minutes from Avalon Airport. Alternatively, you may take shuttle buses from the airport to the Village.

The Village is approximately a 5-minute tram ride or a 10-minute walk to the Melbourne CBD.

Village rules

All guests are expected to abide by the village rules. These are available at Reception upon check-in.