Welcome to Bell City

We’re based in the heart of Melbourne’s vibrant inner north, just 20 minutes from Melbourne Airport and the CBD. Whether you’re travelling to Melbourne in style or on a budget, looking for longer-term accommodation or after an ideal space to hold an event, conference or wedding, you’ll find everything you need at Bell City.


215 Bell Street, Preston
VIC, Australia, 3072

Phone: +61 3 9485 1000
Fax: +61 3 9485 0066

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Whether you’re looking for a luxurious apartment stay with glorious city views or a more price-conscious option that doesn’t skimp on comfort, Bell City has you covered. Our multiple tiers of accommodation including Mantra and BreakFree hotels cater to a range of budgets and needs – but no matter how you stay with us, rest assured that you’re in for a quality experience.


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The flexible Bell City Ballroom and 15 spaces within the Bell City Event Centre cater for small business meetings to large scale conferences and celebrations. Whether its a cocktail event in our gardens, a fundraising dinner, seminar or a trade show in our marquee – our experienced events team are ready to offer professional advice and assistance.


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Bell City has a range of fully serviced open-plan studio apartments that are perfect for medium to long term stays. Our spacious, well-furnished residences include everything you need for an enjoyable Melbourne interlude with access to all of Bell City’s facilities, including a fitness centre, outdoor pool and sauna.


Between our grand ballroom, sun-filled garden terraces, chandelier-adorned marquee, stylish restaurant and plentiful accommodation options; you can celebrate your nuptials from beginning to end at Bell City.

Eat & Drink

Good food is important, and we have some great places to get your eat on – from stylish modern Australian dining at CHILL to casual-style eating at JD’s Diner, along with the caffeinated convenience of Pantry Cafe.

Special offers

Keep up to date with Bell City’s special offers, including Mantra and BreakFree hotel accommodation deals, weddings and conference venue offers and what’s happening in our onsite restaurants and bars.


Our recreational amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, BBQ area, gymnasium, sauna and games room. Or if you’re looking to take care of business, our business centre can take care of you. Finally, to help you get out and about there’s a free weekday shuttle bus to Melbourne’s CBD.


Bringing you the latest Bell City news, inside guides to Melbourne’s north, wedding trends, event planning inspiration and tips for family travel.

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Bell City is just 20 minutes from the CBD, but you don’t need to go that far to experience the city’s vibrant culture. High Street offers plenty of cafés, bars and boutique stores just around the corner with lots more a short tram ride away to Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.