Once the Old Melbourne Hotel, the property was revamped in 2005 by 5 star hotel designers, Chhada Siembieda Australia. Combining contemporary design and modern facilities with the Old Melbourne's classic style, clv smart stays offers quality budget accommodation at the heart of Melbourne's city. At just AUD55 per person per night (rate based on two people per apartment), our affordable, self contained two bedroom studio apartments are perfect for friends, independent travellers and groups requiring accommodation from mid November to early February. Each fully furnished apartment contains two single beds, one bathroom and a kitchen with a microwave oven, two burner hot-plate, large fridge and basic crockery. The apartment is divided into two completely private individual bedrooms, separated by a lockable sliding screen. Each room contains a bed, desk, chair and a flat screen LCD television. Our outdoor heated pool and poolside BBQ are set in a tree lined courtyard, with customised or set menus available on request. For conference guests, our Grand Ballroom is the perfect venue for meetings, sit down dinners, product launches and cocktail parties of up to 400 people. Event theming and design services can be arranged to make each function unique. Other facilities include a small gym, business centre and the Glass House, a stunning atrium that is especially beautiful in the summer months. The Glass House is equipped with a pool table and other recreational facilities for the enjoyment of all guests. The local area showcases some of Victoria's most popular tourist attractions including the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Flemington Racecourse, National Gallery of Victoria and Southbank Shopping, Entertainment and Casino precinct. Those seeking Melbourne's finest vintage items are just a short walk from the Queen Victoria Markets, while those with a sweet tooth are a pleasant stroll away from the café society of North Carlton and Lygon Street.