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Flemington Racecourse - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Quest Flemington Central
8.3 Excellent
1 Ascot Vale Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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3.0 mi from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 609 reviews
8.3

Featuring a rooftop terrace and an infinity pool, Quest Flemington Central is located in Melbourne and provides sophisticated accommodation. It also offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a concierge floor.

Plough Hotel
7.9 Good
333 Barkly Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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4.1 mi from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 285 reviews
7.9

Plough Hotel offers a comfortable setting when in Melbourne. It also provides a ticket service, a concierge and luggage storage.

Quest Flemington
600 Epsom Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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2.9 mi from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 

Situated a short stroll from Showgrounds Railway Station, Quest Flemington Apartment Hotels offers guests a convenient base while in Melbourne. Those staying at the property have access to indoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts.

Footscray Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments
7.2 Good
90 Droop Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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4.1 mi from city centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 
GoodBased on 477 reviews
7.2

Footscray Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments provides a comfortable setting when in Melbourne. It also offers meeting rooms, a Jacuzzi and a 24-hour reception.

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About Flemington Racecourse

The Heritage-listed Flemington Racecourse is famous for hosting the Melbourne Cup every November since 1861. It’s the oldest and most cherished continually operating horse racing course in Australia. An average of 25 races occur throughout each season, most of which are open to the public.

Horses are celebrities at Flemington, with fans converging by the thousands for every event. While you’re there, stroll the landscaped gardens and keep an eye out for memorials to legendary horses, such as Phar Lap, the “Red Terror” who gave hope to the country throughout the Great Depression years. Arrive early for drinks or a meal at Headquarters Tavern, located near the racecourse train station.

High fashion reigns at Flemington, particularly at designer fashion shows and events during the week-long Melbourne Cup Carnival. Throughout the year, you can join walking tours and explore the Flemington Heritage Centre to view collections and artefacts from the club’s racing history.

Getting there

Trains, trams and buses offer plenty of options for reaching Flemington Racecourse. On race days, special trains go directly to the racecourse. On regular days, you can walk from Newmarket Station in about 10 minutes or take a tram to Flemington Drive.

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  • What are the best hotels near Flemington Racecourse?

    Flemington Racecourse is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Quest Flemington Central, which has a current rating of 8.3. For other potential stays, consider Plough Hotel and Lovely older home, which can also be great places to stay near Flemington Racecourse.