Alston Apartments Hotel is offering a mix of architecturally designed Studios and Two Bedrooms apartments-style accommodation to Corporate, Family, Couples, and Holiday Travellers. Just 2 minutes walk to Woolworth, Brunetti and Lygon restaurants. With modern in-room Kitchenette in your apartment you can prepare and cook your own meals at anytime – it’s perfect for those who seeks in-room conveniences.

Featured facilities to ensure your stays are enjoyable and pleasant:

  • Modern well-equipped Kitchenette: two electric cook tops, pot, pan, plates, bowls, cups, cutleries, fridge, wine glass, mugs, built-in Dishwasher, microwave, griller, convection Oven, cutleries, tea-coffee making facility, toaster, kettle, essential cooking utensils, and everything you ever need to prepare and cook your favourite dishes – we can provide you with a rice cooker (if requested).
  • FREE and Complimentary Wi-Fi/ or Internet throughout the building to surf the net and work on your project.
  • Prestige 4-star Queen Size beds (with pillow top) to ensure you have a comfortable rest
  • Large 82 cm LCD TV, and (on request) DVD player
  • Individual heating/Air Conditioning system in your apartment.
  • Modern toilet with walk-in shower area, large mirror, and plenty of cupboard space to store your toiletries
  • Double glazed windows throughout the building to block-out the noise, from windows to balcony sliding doors, ensuring you have a pleasant rest. If you are extremely sensitive to outside noise, please ask us for a quiet apartment.
  • Spacious built-in wardrobe in each room to house your clothing during your stay
  • Individual hot water unit in the apartment to ensure your showering experiences are not compromise with inconsistency during the needy times.
  • Full block-out blinds for privacy and creating a pitch black ambience during your rest.
  • Dining table and Chairs
  • Towels, Linen, soaps, shampoo, conditioner, Ironing Board, Iron, and other basic guest consumables comes standard.

Some apartments have the following features:

  • Writing desk and Chair in the apartment (subject to availability) – to cater for Corporate Clients.
  • Private balcony/ in-room patio in most apartments (subject to availability)

Featured In-house conveniences during your stays:

  • Onsite Laundry room with commercial Washing machines and Dryers – helping you to save costs and time
  • Lift access to all floors especially for Guests requiring wheel chair access, or dislike the stairs.
  • Intercom system offering privacy to Guests with the function to unlock the front entrance in your apartment
  • CCTV cameras throughout the Building for added security
  • Large rooftop terrace with some CBD views
  • In-door patio area
  • Pleasant and friendly Staff who is willing to go the extra mile to ensure your stay is pleasant.
  • Express Check In/ Out services

Where are we?

We are positioned in the food haven of Melbourne – the cosmopolitan Carlton, located at 138 Elgin Street, which is a short 2 minutes walk to Lygon Shopping Centre where it’s currently housing the NOVA Cinema, Woolworth Supermarket, the popular Brunetti cakes, and fashion stores. And if you were to walk through the Lygon Shopping Centre, you will find the vibrant “Little Italia” Lygon street and restaurants on the other side.

Alston Apartments Hotel is on a heritage building with modern apartments in the inside. The apartments are on Level 1 and 2 and many of it are away from the main street, therefore if you are seeking a quiet place to rest, this is it. Furthermore, at the Ground floor we have CAMPOS Café who brewed their own coffees early in the morning- perfect for those who knows their Coffees.

Please note. The building is strictly Non-Smoking. However, guests who wish to smoke are encouraged to book an apartment with balcony/ or open patio and firmly close the sliding doors. Otherwise, there is an indoor patio area.

By looking at the Map, Alston Apartments Hotel is located very close to these fantastic Melbourne’s Icons: Carlton Gardens (and Children’s playground), Royal Exhibition Building, CBD, Melbourne Museum, Imax Theatre. As well, it is near Melbourne Universities (8 mins walk), and major hospitals.

The closest Tram stop is at the intersection of Lygon and Elgin Street – only 2 mins walk away, and the Tram will take you directly to CBD (along Swanston Street) within 8 minutes of Tram ride. Tram No. 1 or 8.

Bus Stops are located right outside our property.

In a nutshell:

  • Campos Cafe/ Restaurant located at Alston Apartments Hotel ground floor
  • Dine, Shop, and meet up at the famous “Lygon Street”.
  • Queen Victoria Market and Melbourne Zoo is just a tram ride away.
  • City centre: 2 – 3 minute car drive or 25-30 minute walk.
  • CITY Tourist Bus around the corner, only 2 minute walk from the apartments.
  • Carlton YMCA Fitness Centre (swimming pool, Gym, Weights, Sauna, & Spa) is only 4-5 mins walk.
  • Melbourne Museum (12 mins walk)
  • IMAX cinema (12 mins walk)
  • Melbourne University (8 mins walk)
  • Royal Exhibition Building (10 mins walk)
  • Carlton Gardens (10 mins walk)
  • St Vincent Hospital (10 minutes walk).
  • Royal Melbourne & Children Hospital (5 mins drive)
  • Dental Hospital & old Royal Women’s Hospital (10 mins walk)

We have plenty of brochures on Tour packages, attractions, Things to Do in Melbourne, and activities, we can recommend you the places to go, visit, and shop. Overall, our friendly Staff will go the extra mile to ensure your stays are pleasant.