Notel Melbourne – our review of the airstream hotel

The Airstream Hotel in Harper Lane.

Edit: We are super excited to announce we are now a partner of Notel Melbourne! After we wrote this blog Notel got in touch and we decided this was a collaboration we couldn’t pass up. So every Notel booking receives a full bottle (yes, you heard right!) of Prosecco when they stay onsite and what’s even better, friends of 6Ft6 will receive $25 off! Simply enter ‘6Ft6ATNOTEL’ at checkout*

The ultimate Melbourne Getaway

If you want to get a dose of Melbourne culture, a night away at Notel is an essential item to have on your to-do list. This modern place to stay is on a rooftop in Flinders lane and consists of 6 renovated Airstream caravans; each with a queen size bed, large bathroom and an outdoor deck to soak up the rooftop atmosphere. There is no lobby, pool, gym or extra costs, its not a ‘hotel’ but rather, a unique experience in the heart of the city. It sits above a great hole-in-the-wall Melbourne cafe (and yes you get bottomless coffee included with your room) and is a short walk to some of Melbourne’s most popular places to eat and drink. 

This is not a place to come if you want pampering and access to hotel facilities (room service, a porter and buffet breakfast) but we think there is some bonuses that we haven’t every experienced at any hotel.

Notel Melbourne

Here is a list of our highlights and inclusions:

  • Valet parking.
  • No signage, just a hidden location for a true Melbourne laneway vibe.
  • An app on your iPhone as the key/access to your room (very tech savvy!).
  • Free mini bar with a full bottle of 6Ft6 Prosecco.
  • Free mini bar (just in case you skipped over the previous point).
  • A comfy bed with the lushest sheets by Ettitude we have ever laid in.
  • A large shower head that was seriously amaze.
  • Free mini bar.
  • Cool artwork by Ash Keating adorning the wall of the hotel
  • Large iPad with unlimited Netflix, and really cool stands for you to place it above the bed (we now want a TV on our bedroom roof, thanks Notel).
  • Other goodies – we had free passes to Holey Moley mini golf, bottomless coffee and there was a printer for the pics you have taken on your phone. 
  • There is even a room with a hot tub
  • Yummy toiletries and lush towels
  • Private outdoor spa if you book the airstream with benefits
  • and yes they are airconditioned!

6Ft6 at Notel Melbourne

Notel Melbourne, the airstream hotel

Notel Melbourne with the lushest sheets. Best enjoyed with a 6Ft6 Prosecco

Bright interior of Notel Melbourne, perfectly matched to 6Ft6 wines

The Details

All the details of the mini-bar goodies, lush sheets and artists can be found here.
They have also done the hard work and found the best spots to eat, drink and party to live like a local. Plan your journey here.

If you want your own night or weekend away, book your stay and enjoy a unique night away. 

Please know that we paid for our room, this isn’t sponsored in any way. We simply feel it is a duty to let you know of the best places to stay in Melbourne… we’ve been to a few and this experience was a definite front runner. We will not discourage you from telling Notel that you heard about them from us though, because we really want another night with a free mini-bar. 
*Not available for Saturday nights, or for Airstream with benefits. 

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