Located on the banks of Yarra River in Melbourne City, Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex is a full-fledged resort that sprawls across two city blocks. It combines the sophisticated luxury of casino facilities with a unique and vibrant dining, shopping, and accommodation experience. Established in 1997, Crown Casino occupies a central position in Melbourne and provides stunning views of the entire city. It’s owned and operated by Crown Resort Group which is headed by the renowned Aussie billionaire, James Packer.
Crown Casino is the biggest entertainment precinct in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the largest in the world. This small universe throws in for good measure other appealing amenities including cinemas, music venues, waterfalls, live shows, chain stores, luxury retailers, fireballs, specialty shops, cafes, and a variety of nightclubs. Others facilities include two spas, swimming pools, an interactive game arcade, and crown conference center among several others.
Calling the Crown an entertainment complex or resort is an understatement since it’s more than that. The property houses three luxury hotels, high-end restaurants and a fully-stocked casino that operates 24 hours every day. The three fine hotels provide 1604 guest rooms and offer the most exceptional customer service. Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex offers the taste of high-life at its best.
The highlight feature of the resort is the casino gaming venue that takes up to 510,000 square meters and offers more than 540 tables and 2628 electronic games. The complex prides itself in their delicious dining, premium accommodation, spectacular nightlife, and fabulous shopping venues. Dominating the better part of Yarra River, this gargantuan precinct ranks as one of the most impressive entertainment hotspots that adheres to gold standards which dictate what a luxury casino and resort experience should be like.
This is by far the largest Hotel in Australia based on the number of rooms. It’s a 5-star hotel that boasts of more than 658 elegantly furnished rooms across 28 floors.
Located at the heart of Crown Entertainment Complex, the luxurious Crown Towers hotel has 481 guest rooms and Villas in the 38 floors. It’s located on the banks of Yarra River and overlooks Kings Domain, the city center, and Docklands.
Located on the block behind Crown Towers, Crown Promenade sits on 23 floors and has 465 rooms. The hotel is connected to the main complex by a pedestrian overpass. It houses the Crown Conference Center which is Australia’s only built to serve hotel conference facility.
Offering some of the freshest seafood sourced locally and beyond the borders, Atlantic restaurant takes you to New York meat packing district. Here, you’ll enjoy a unique selection of sustainable and wild fish, pristine oyster varieties, and authentic shellfishes. Established in 2011, the Atlantic restaurant has been obsessing in finding the perfect ingredients that yield very tasty cuisines to rouse your senses. The general ambiance, design, menu, and magnificent waterfront in this restaurant infuse a spirit of the ideal Atlantic feel.
Indulge in a sumptuous breakfast, lunch or dinner at Conservatory restaurant and enjoy their unique flavor and dining experience. This eatery combines a broad range of international culinary experience with fantastic décor and ideal location to create one of the most appealing dining experiences you’ll find anywhere. It offers delicious cuisines from Western, Asian, Eastern and Indian specialties as well as a glass of selected wine, tea or coffee. Don’t get out of the Conservatory without visiting their acclaimed dessert bar to enjoy the appealing chocolate fountain which will surely delight those who are young at heart. This restaurant can accommodate all kinds of guests whether they’re solo dinners, couples, or small groups.
Offering a wide range of contemporary dishes, Mr. Hive Kitchen & Bar is definitely a first-choice joint for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for both local and international guests. The venue features a rustic, warm and comfy dining area completed by a lively bar area serving irresistible snacks and truly world-class selection of cocktails. While here, you’ll also enjoy their delicious range of fresh house-made salads, pastries, and sandwiches which you can even grab on the go.
Inspired by renowned neighborhood bistros of Paris, Bistro Guillaume generally serves its customers with French classics. It has a stunning indoor setting and a fresh color palette that features impressive timber moldings and paneling of the robust French oak wood. Bistro Guillaume opens to an extensive outdoor terrace, a dramatic private room, a zinc-topped bar and, a spacious and welcoming dining area that’s complete with signature chef’s hats pendant lights. Its dining area exudes a relaxed feeling that encourages diners to linger around for longer while also enjoying the superb bistro cuisines. Its elegant combination of seating styles provides enough space for both intimate and group dining.
If you’re looking for a dining spot with a serene ambiance, then Koko is your one-stop destination. This venue offers authentic a la carte and teppanyaki menus to choose from as well as excellent sashimi and sushi that are prepared delicately by some of the world’s most sought-after chefs. The highlight feature of this restaurant is a tranquil surround of a Japanese water garden which was designed and built by the renowned designer, Tony Chi. Koko also features a fantastic sake bar that offers some of the best old and exclusive sakes from both Japan and Australia.
Located at the northern end of Promenade and just a few steps from Crown Towers, Rosetta Ristorante is a first stand-alone Italian restaurant from Chef Neil Perry. The restaurant’s menu pays homage to several Italian cuisines with 16 handmade kinds of pasta on offer. Rosetta combines beautiful Holliday-designed dining area with top-class services and stunning views of Melbourne’s city skyline. Most of the dishes served here are prepared by Chef Neil Perry himself who draws inspiration from his trips through Italy. This amazing restaurant can accommodate up to 120 people on the inside and more than 80 on the alfresco terrace which overlooks Yarra River and the promenade.
With a long overdue makeover in their menu, wine selection, sustainable, seasonal flavor, and reworked interior, No 8 by John Lawson offers fresh dishes that include Milawa free range poultry, Barwon lamb and almond mushrooms among several others. The pure and relaxed nature themed décor in this place evokes a perfect setting for a relaxing feel that produces a contemporary fare.
Combining a dramatic open to view kitchen, an impressive dining room, and a wood fire grill, Rockpool offers a modern menu which features some of the freshest and finest ingredients. Beef is the main course here and is served with a broad array of cuts available from grain fed and grass fed. This joint also offers some of the best seafood you’ll find at the Crown Casino and Resort.
Internationally recognized for its innovative nouveau Japanese cuisine, consistent quality, and top-class service, Nobu Restaurant provides a contemporary and stylish surrounding that creates comfort and relaxation. Guest will get the chance to sample a wide range cocktails, wine, and sake from the elegant Nobu bar which overlooks the stunning river. This spot has received a significant share of unprecedented praise from reputable publications such as the New York Times, the Michelin Guide, and the Zagat Surveys. The perennial popularity of Nobu restaurants stems from their undivided attention on traditional Japanese cooking.
Being the hallmark of the premiere Chinese cuisine in Australia, Silks awakens visitors taste buds by serving authentic flavors and magnificent culinary. Dine at Skills and experience a blend of multi-regional fare from Sichuan province, Northern China, Shanghai, and Canton. Besides, enjoy a wide selection of tea that is served to compliment the exquisite balance of textures and flavors. Silks also provides private dining rooms including the great Mongolian tent that can accommodate up to 12 people. Their classic menu showcases unique barbecue dishes, rice dishes, seafood delights, handcrafted dim sum, and multi-regional noodles.
This is an intimate venue that has a sitting space of up to 800 fans with every seat having perfect acoustics and uninterrupted line of sight. It features cabaret-style tables which are placed in front of the hoisted performance stage, the crescent-shaped booths, and really fantastic balconies. The Palms has witnessed acts from top-rated performers in various different kinds of genres from all over the world. It also has a bar where visitors can enjoy lavish cocktails and light snacks.
With a sitting capacity of 1,500 people, this ballroom has hosted some of the top-rated Australia’s functions including Brownlow Medal, Annual TV Week Logie Awards, Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix ball, Allan Border Medal, and the Melbourne Victory Player of The Year Medal.
Water features can be seen on both the inside and the outside of the Crown Casino Complex. They include the Revelry, Seasons of Fortune, Celebration, Southern Porte Cochere, and Brigades.
Crown Towers Hotel is home to one of the biggest and most luxurious pools in Australia. There are also two rebound ace tennis courts at the roof top garden that not only offer a perfect venue for tennis matches but also provide breathtaking views of the city and the Crown Casino’s surrounding. Guests can unwind and relax in the 25 meters heated pool and still access refreshments at the poolside cabanas.