Rod Laver Arena was completed in 1988 as part of the original National Tennis Centre complex. The arena is known as being the ‘Centre Court’ for the Australian Open Tennis each January and is located in Melbourne Park – only a short walk away from the CBD. Not only a major sporting venue, Rod Laver also hosts a wide variety of acclaimed local and international music acts, family-friendly shows, the motorbike super-cross and wrestling.
Travelling to Melbourne for the Australian Open Tennis or to see your favourite musician live? Book your city accommodation with The Victoria Hotel. Conveniently located on Little Collins Street, The Victoria Hotel is situated only minutes away from the trams which will take you directly to Rod Laver Arena. Alternately, the arena is an easy 20-minute walk along the banks of the scenic Yarra River.