Melbourne Accommodation

Things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne Victoria is Australia’s most exciting city with great culture, sporting events and shopping.

It’s time for GOLF

Between 07/03 2013 to 10/03/2013, the Men’s and Wome’s Riversdale cup will be held at Riversdale Golf Course where is very close to the Lamplighter Motel.

The Men’s Riversdale Cup is an Australian Men’s Ranking and World Amateur Golf Ranking Event. It is the second oldest golf championship played in Australia, and was first played in 1896.

The Women’s Riversdale Cup is an Australian Women’s Ranking Event. It is for players of any age, and is played over 72-holes stroke play.

The event is conducted by Riversdale Golf Club and for the first time in 2013 the men’s and women’s events will run concurrently.



Visit Chadstone Centre Mall when in Melbourne

Many guests at Lamplighter Motel are seeking accommodation near Chadstone Shopping centre. Certainly this great Melbourne shopping centre ranks highly for many people.

Chadstone Centre Shopping Mall boasts the largest indoor shopping experience in the southern hemisphere. At Chadstone, you’ll be able to pass hours of great shopping time with 530 stores including the most significant collection of luxury brands under one roof!

Shoping at ChadstoneSome of the world’s great fashion icons are found at Chadstone including Burberry, Chanel, Coach, Emporio Armani, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Omega, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo and Tiffany & Co. At Chadstone Mall international brands are certainly mixed with Australian fashion designers to deliver the Australia’s most comprehensive shopping experience under one roof.

Guests at Lamplighter Motel will also find an enormous array of restaurants and cafes as well as a dedicated precinct offering everything from gourmet providores to fresh food specialists, homewares and gift stores. You can be pampered yourself at one of many day spas or beauty salons, or be entertained with a latest release movie at the 16 Cinema Hoyts Megaplex or take the kids to AMF Bowling alley.

Chadstone Centre is opening hours:

  • Monday – Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:30pm
  • Thursday – Friday: 9:00am – 9:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Chadstone Shopping Centre is located at 1341 Dandenong Road, Chadstone, Victoria 3148.

Rolex Australian Grand Prix

The Rolex Australian Grand Prix is on in Melbourne on the 14, 15, 16 and 17th of March 2013. The Australian Grand Prix is a motor race that uses everyday sections of road that circle Albert Park Lake, a small man-made lake just south of Melbourne’s CBD.

Australian Gran PrixThe Grand Prix is the oldest surviving motor race held in Australia having been held 77 times since it was first run at Phillip Island in 1928. Since 1985 the race has been a round of the FIA Formula One World Championship.  As the final round of the season, the Grand Prix hosted a handful of memorable races, most notably the 1986 and 1994 events which saw those respective titles decided.

Compared to other circuits that are held on public roads, the Albert Park track has quite a smooth surface. The course is considered to be quite fast and relatively easy to drive, drivers having commented that the consistent placement of corners allows them to easily learn the circuit and achieve competitive times. However, the flat terrain around the lake, coupled with a track design that features few true straights, means that the track is not conducive to overtaking or easy spectating unless in possession of a grandstand seat.

Guests seeking accommodation for the Australian Grand Prix are invited to contact Lamplighter Motel, but this is always a big event for Melbourne and accommodation is quickly sold out.

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1440 Dandenong Rd
Oakleigh, VIC 3166 Australia
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