Here are some accommodation options if you are coming to Melbourne from interstate. As this is also GrandPrix weekend, accommodation options may be a little tight.

Rydges on Swanston
701 Swanston st Carlton
>From $300

Downtowner on Lygon
66 Lygon st
>From $220

Darling Towers
233 Collins Street
>From $205

Parkville Place Apartments
124 Brunswick Road
>From $165

Drummond Serviced Apartments
371 Drummond St
>From $160

Parade Inn
539 Royal Parade, Parkville
>From $135

Space Hotel
380 Russel St
Dorms from $33
Or privates from $65

The Corkman Irish Pub
160 Lecister Street, Carlton
Dorm beds available for $27

Melbourne Metro YHA
78 Howard Street, North Melbourne
Dorm beds available for $34

St Arnaud Hostel
99 park street
>From $50