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Aus Open Melbourne 2020

If there’s one place you’re gonna want to be this Jan – Feb, it’s Melbourne! Aside from coffee and colour splashed laneways, it’s also famous for the Australian Open and you hardcore tennis lovers won’t want to miss out on a second of the action.

Taking place from 20 January to 2 February, tennis superstars like Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka will be heading to Melbourne in the hopes of ace shots and defending their 2019 Australian Open titles. Matches will kick off at 11 am and the night sessions take place at 7pm where spectators can enjoy singles, doubles, juniors, men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments over the course of 14 days. 

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For more on all the fun, check out the Aus Open website

Where to stay in Melbourne?

Look, we know Aus Open tickets aren’t usually the cheapest but this year they have $54 ground passes up for grabs so we're also serving you up some sweet accommodation that won’t break the bank. Stay in the centre of it all at Melbourne Central YHA. With a cafe and bar onsite, you can enjoy a few pre tipples before hitting up the tennis. Reap the benefits of amazing facilities like their beaut' rooftop and BBQ area and embrace those Melbourne city views. Rod Laver Arena is a short walk from the hostel too.

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Or, why not stay with our mates in North Melbourne at Melbourne Metro YHA, located just one stop outside of the free tram zone. With fun communal areas including pool tables, pinball machines and an incredible rooftop that boasts stunning views of Melbourne’s skyline - you'll love your stay here.

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Nearby Hostels

    Melbourne Central YHA
    From $24.5 per night
    Melbourne Central YHA
    A short walk from Southern Cross Railway Station and the Skybus Terminal, Melbourne Central YHA backpacker hostel is right in the heart of Melbourne.
    Melbourne Metro YHA
    From $22 per night
    Melbourne Metro YHA
    Only a short free tram ride to the CBD and close to the University of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market. Melbourne Metro YHA has everything you need for a great stay in cultural Melbourne.
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