The massive, very striking looking, and incredibly opulent Crown Hotels, Casino, and Entertainment Complex are all situated in Australia’s cultural capital, the city of Melbourne. They sit proudly along the Southbank and South Wharf alongside the renowned Yarra River and look amazing, all lit up against the night sky, when you roll up in your cab from the airport.
To put the size into perspective, the casino floor alone is a whopping 220,000 ft² and the casino complex as a whole takes up a gigantic 510,000 m², which is the same space as two city blocks. This means it’s the biggest casino complex within the Southern Hemisphere, as well as one of the biggest on earth.
So it really does blow your mind when you see it, but that’s mostly all location, facts and figures.
Why should you visit the Crown Hotels and Casino?
A great question, though it may be easy to get carried away and give you too many reasons, because there are so many good excuses to visit the Crown Hotels and Casino.
We’ll go a little deeper further bellow, but whether you are a gamer looking to play within the epic Crown Casino, a hotel enthusiast with a taste for luxury and an eye for interior design, or a foody looking to taste every dish on the menu, then at the Crown Hotels and Casino you are going to be kept very happy indeed!
If you’re a couple or a family with diverse interests they’ll have you covered. It doesn’t even need to cost you an arm or a leg if you look for deals on your credit card.
What to do at the Crown Hotels and Casino
Well, if it isn’t already clear enough then the most obvious thing to do whilst at the Crown Hotels and Casino, is play at one of the biggest and easily one of the best Australian casinos you’ll ever find. I mean, housing more than 300 table games, and over 2,000 slot machines, it’s HUGE.
Let’s not mince our words either here, Crown Melbourne Casino is also bright and vibrant, sophisticated in its interior design and styling and offers a massive assortment of gaming options, including the way Crown deal with buy-in options and pricing – this means that whether you’re on a budget, or really feel like splashing out, you’ll find options to fit you.
If you’re too young or less into the casino side of things, or have business to do, then facilities also include a conference Centre, two full spas, swimming pools, live entertainment venues, 3 nightclubs, 15 bars, 13 cinemas, King Pin bowling, an interactive game arcade and even its own shopping center.
If you’re bringing your kids then under 18’s are allowed in the entertainment and shopping sections.
Where to eat at the Crown Hotels and Casino
There are a whopping 37 restaurants to choose between within the complex, so no matter what your tastes or style you will be spoilt for choice.
15 of those are more casual dining, 12 are “posh nosh” for those with refined tastes, or for special occasions.
Then there’s the food court with 10 different vendors offering food for those who are in a hurry and just want to grab a bite and go.
Where to Stay in the Crown Hotels and Casino Complex
There’s a choice of three amazing hotels within the complex, and that includes a total of 1,600 top quality rooms. They’re all stunning, and all offer great services and amenities.
Which you choose will end up being whichever one ticks all your boxes and fits your budget.
With 481 rooms, amazing views, especially if you like being up high, and 24-hour room service, this exquisitely designed, both inside and out, hotel will not disappoint.
With 658 rooms, which all come with iPod docking stations, LCD televisions, with cable, desks, safes and phones in all the rooms, as well as 24-hour room service, this amazing hotel will also please pretty much anyone.
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For those of you who like us, on occasion, like things a little more cozy the 465 rooms in this wonderful hotel come with pillow top beds, cotton sheets and down comforters. As well as video-game consoles, flat-screen TVs with Cable, a spa tub and concierge services are also provided.
All, of course, come with AC, full internet access and even babysitting and childcare facilities.