Meet you in the Lobby: Interior Design at Next Hotel Melbourne
For most, it’s the green jade-like stone that first catches the eye, subtle underfoot as you step inward from the bustle of Little Collins Street in Melbourne CBD and into the cocoon of the concierge welcome. Sleek, smooth and surprising in its hue, the striking
Discover Melbourne’s most fashionable new address
Sweeping gracefully upwards from the city, the Eastern rise of Collins Street has long been romanticised as Melbourne’s “Paris End". With grand 19th Century buildings, theatres and high-end boutiques, it exudes boulevard chic – a fitting home for Melbourne’s most dynamic new precinct 80 Collins
Suite Life. Discover our Melbourne Hotel Suites
Understated and elegant, our interior details nod to the couture end of Collins Street famous for its line-up of French design houses – you'll notice detailed stitching, textured fabrics, French bed linens and buttery leather cushions feature in our carefully curated furnishings.
The Art Of Aperitivo
Nestled in those magical late afternoon hours before day becomes night sits Aperitivo: part refreshment, part ritual without rules, always a social occasion. Steeped in Italian tradition, it is an art held dear – sacred almost - for Sicilian-blooded Chef Danny Natoli.
View From The Concierge Desk
They are the ‘whisperers of the hotel trade, speaking the language of the city like few others, and able to tell a hotel guest what they need often before they themselves speak it. The Concierge is a gracious, charming and insightful host, and is the
Next Artist Profile: Jonny Niesche
Australian contemporary artist, Jonny Niesche’s work is held in a number of private and public collections, including the Museum of New and Old Art in Hobart, the National Gallery of Victoria and now, at Next Hotel Melbourne. Discover more on his style in the first
What is in-house Barrel Ageing?
A centrepiece of the third-floor space is The Barrel Room. Here, in an open yet intimate, barrel-lined cocoon, a special kind of magic is being made with barrel maturation, an Australian-first in scale
Family Adventures in Melbourne
Planning a staycation with the family? We wrap up a checklist of cool things to do with the kids (and big kids too) for a memorable city vacay
Nature’s Black Gold: The Truffle
Truffle, one of Natoli’s favourite seasonal ingredients. Their distinctively earthy, umami flavour is found in all manner of dishes, from humble to sublime, savory to sweet, and is considered the pinnacle of cool weather gastronomy in Italy