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Flemington Racecourse - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Plough Hotel
Plough Hotel
7.9 Good
333 Barkly Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.6 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 203 reviews
7.9

Plough Hotel offers a comfortable setting when in Melbourne. It also provides luggage storage, an express check-in and check-out feature and a concierge.

Footscray Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments
Footscray Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments
7.8 Good
90 Droop Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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6.5 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 453 reviews
7.8

Footscray Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments provides a comfortable setting when in Melbourne. It also offers a safe, a shopping mall and laundry facilities.

Quest Flemington
Quest Flemington
8.1 Excellent
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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4.7 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 320 reviews
8.1

Situated a short stroll from Showgrounds Railway Station, Quest Flemington Apartment Hotels offers guests a convenient base while in Melbourne. Those staying at the property have access to an outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts and indoor tennis courts.

Quest Flemington Central
Quest Flemington Central
8.7 Excellent
1 Ascot Vale Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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4.8 km from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 710 reviews
8.7

Featuring a rooftop terrace and an infinity pool, Quest Flemington Central is located in Melbourne and provides sophisticated accommodation. It also offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a concierge floor.

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Average price in Flemington Racecourse:$122/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$105/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$105 - $139
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$105 - $197
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About Flemington Racecourse

The Heritage-listed Flemington Racecourse is famous for hosting the Melbourne Cup every November since 1861. It’s the oldest and most cherished continually operating horse racing course in Australia. An average of 25 races occur throughout each season, most of which are open to the public.

Horses are celebrities at Flemington, with fans converging by the thousands for every event. While you’re there, stroll the landscaped gardens and keep an eye out for memorials to legendary horses, such as Phar Lap, the “Red Terror” who gave hope to the country throughout the Great Depression years. Arrive early for drinks or a meal at Headquarters Tavern, located near the racecourse train station.

High fashion reigns at Flemington, particularly at designer fashion shows and events during the week-long Melbourne Cup Carnival. Throughout the year, you can join walking tours and explore the Flemington Heritage Centre to view collections and artefacts from the club’s racing history.

Getting there

Trains, trams and buses offer plenty of options for reaching Flemington Racecourse. On race days, special trains go directly to the racecourse. On regular days, you can walk from Newmarket Station in about 10 minutes or take a tram to Flemington Drive.

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  • What are the best hotels near Flemington Racecourse?

    Flemington Racecourse is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Footscray Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments, which has a current rating of 7.8. For other potential stays, consider Plough Hotel and Quest Flemington, which can also be great places to stay near Flemington Racecourse.