Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands

In the heart of Docklands, this five-star hotel comes complete with a stunning rooftop infinity pool and adjoining lounge bar.
Libby Curran
Published on December 14, 2021
Updated on September 18, 2023


Opened in mid 2021, the Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands is the suburb's only five-star hotel, featuring a whole swag of onsite hospitality venues, including a swanky rooftop bar and pool.

The site boasts 189 luxury rooms kitted out with features like 'retail-inspired wardrobes' and 55-inch LCD TVs. The whole design aesthetic of the petal-shaped building is inspired by the contours of a yacht, so expect sleek curves aplenty, backed by plenty of curated art installations and sculptured statement pieces. It's no wonder why this new addition to the luxury accommodation scene is one of Melbourne's top hotels.

Then, there's the hefty collection of food and drink offerings presented in collaboration with the Peter Rowland Group, including one adjacent to the hotel's crowning glory — the stunning infinity pool, complemented by sweeping views to the west. Up here, you'll be swimming in a 28-metre wet-edge pool — or lounging on a day bed enjoying cocktails and high-end panoramas.

Rooftop bar Sunset House is a buzzy Palm Springs-inspired destination where punters can lounge while grazing on chic snacks, signature cocktails and a range of Everleigh's bottled spritzes. Think, katsu sandos, duck jaffles, Moreton Bay bug rolls, and tuna sashimi teamed with a green chilli sambal and sesame tofu. Plus, a program of nighttime DJ sets to match.

Meanwhile, elegant all-day restaurant Archer's is championing local ingredients and producers through a menu of bold, technique-driven plates. It's got two standout breakfast offerings, while lunch and dinner might feature the likes of ricotta and parmesan gnocchi with wild mushrooms and broad beans, and roast spring chicken with radicchio and sweetcorn. A considered drinks program pours plenty of sips starring local spirits, too.

Casual all-day haunt Corsia serves primo St Ali coffee alongside Euro-leaning lunch dishes, pastries and Italian-style desserts. And sophisticated cocktail lounge Ada's is slinging chic bar snacks, revamped classic cocktails and an impressive range of non-alcoholic creations.

Dining at Archer's

Images: Dianna Snape and Peter Rowland Group


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