Hotels in Essendon, Moonee Valley City

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Essendon overview

Essendon is a friendly locale known for its shops. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Essendon might not have well-known attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find top places to visit like Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Zoo.

Where to stay in Essendon

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Essendon can accommodate you. There are 3 hotels in Essendon and you can shop as many as 8966 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 60%. We have room prices starting at 13 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Essendon as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 139 5-star hotels from 96 USD per night
  • • 545 4-star hotels from 78 USD per night
  • • 79 3-star hotels from 48 USD per night
  • • 19 2-star hotels from 14 USD per night

How to get to Essendon

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from central Essendon. Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) is the next closest major airport, 30.6 mi (49.2 km) away. Essendon Station is the closest train station, located 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from the city center.

Metro stations include:
  • • Glenbervie Station (0.6 mi/0.9 km from the city center)
  • • Strathmore Station (1 mi/1.6 km from the city center)

What to see around Essendon

Here are some top sights in the surrounding area:
  • • Melbourne Cricket Ground (6.2 mi/9.9 km from the city center)
  • • St. Kilda Beach (8.8 mi/14.2 km from the city center)
  • • Flemington Racecourse (2.7 mi/4.3 km from the city center)
  • • Melbourne Zoo (3.4 mi/5.4 km from the city center)
  • • Queen Victoria Market (4.7 mi/7.5 km from the city center)

When to visit Essendon

When planning your trip, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 77°F day, 57°F night
  • • April-June: 71°F day, 48°F night
  • • July-September: 65°F day, 48°F night
  • • October-December: 74°F day, 51°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.12 inches
  • • April-June: 0.12 inches
  • • July-September: 0.12 inches
  • • October-December: 0.12 inches