Introducing: The Lodge
Experience our brand new 6-metre bell tent, the largest and most luxe of the troop. Measuring 6m x 5m, featuring a unique oval design and dual centre poles creating two spacious wings, The Lodge has staked its claim as our most luxurious tent yet.
Inside The Lodge, you’ll find a queen bed with premium linen, a couch, storage space and shelving, split system heating and cooling, plus a complimentary esky stocked with beer and cider.
Included in your stay; sweets and tea on arrival, a cocktail at Cocktail Hour, bowling next door at Strike, T2 sleep-time tea delivery, plus breakfast delivered to your tent.
Rates starting from $450 per night.
The Luxe Plus
The Luxe Plus is our larger canvas bell tent measuring 5m in diameter. Inside the Luxe Plus, you’ll find a queen size bed with premium linen, throws and robes, a split system air conditioner, and a complimentary stocked esky with beer and cider.
Rates starting from $420 per night.
The Luxe is our smaller canvas bell tent measuring 4m in diameter. Inside the Luxe, you’ll find a double bed with premium linen, throws and robes, a split system air conditioner, and a complimentary stocked esky with beer and cider.
Rates starting from $390 per night.
Your Rooftop Experience
When you escape to St. Jerome’s – The Hotel you get more than stylish comfort with a taste of the outdoors; you get an all-inclusive experience.
Complimentary esky with beer, cider and water in your tent
Breakfast, plus your choice of local roasted filtered coffee by Niccolo or Melbourne Breakfast T2 Tea, delivered to your tent
Sweet treats on arrival from 3pm to 5pm
Complimentary cocktail during Cocktail Hour from 5pm to 7pm
Complimentary game of ten-pin bowling at Strike Bowling
Custom-made dessert from Gelato Messina delivered to your tent (1 per tent)
Complimentary Sleep-time T2 Tea delivery service
Complimentary guided morning meditation class (*Fri & Sat night campers only).
Complimentary sauna sessions in our infrared sauna
Please note: while we endeavour to provide all of the above listed inclusions, particular conditions may arise that restrict availability.
Eat 'n Drink
Breakfast is complimentary for all campers. Please request your time of breakfast delivery at least 48 hours in advance of checking in. Please also inform us of any dietary requirements you have so we can be sure to accommodate you.
- Gourmet Breakfast Box (1 per tent)
- (v/gf options available)
- – Breakfast Burrito with Scrambled Egg, Fabada Beans, Cheddar, Baby Spinach & Creama (2 serves)
- – Vanilla Berry Yoghurt with Mango Coulis & Toasted Coconut
- – Whole Fresh Seasonal Fruit
- – Juice (1) and T2 Iced (1)
- – Thermos of local filtered coffee by Niccolo or Melbourne Breakfast T2 Tea
Upgraded Breakfast (available for pre-order only): $25
- Breakfast, plus:
- – Banana bread + your choice of breakfast cocktail: Mimosa (2 serves) or Bloody Mary (2 serves)
Esky [Mini Bar]
Enjoy your complimentary in-tent esky stocked with beer and cider.
The General Store
Relax with a complimentary cocktail during Cocktail Hour at The General Store or buy a bottle of wine to return and enjoy in the comforts of your tent, or on your patio.
In-Tent Dining Service
Campers are welcome to order food & beverage items off our in-tent dining menu. To ensure availability, we recommend you place your order prior at least 24 hours prior to your arrival.
The General Store
The General Store serves as the bar and main communal area for campers, offering guests a spacious covered area with a communal table to play games like Connect 4, Chess and Uno for authentic camp entertainment, flip through coffee table books depicting some of Melbourne’s greatest bars and restaurants, or enjoy breakfast and coffee at in the morning amongst the views.
We focus on stocking as much local beer and wine into the fridges as we can; you’ll find Temple Brewery Beers from Brunswick, Feathertop Wines from Porepunkah in Victoria’s high country, and Mitchelton Wines from Nagambie.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it going to be cold in the tents if I camp in winter?
No, we have split system heaters in every tent to keep you warm, which will be powered up prior to your arrival. There are also electric blankets on the beds.
Do I need to bring any of my own bedding?
No, all beds are dressed with premium linen and extra blankets are provided. You’ll also find towels, robes and slippers in your tent for your use.
Do you have showers?
Yes, we have nine amenity units with toilet and shower facilities located on the site. You will find towels in your tent, as well as slippers and robes.
Do I need to bring my own toiletries?
All bathrooms are stocked with ASPAR hand soap, moisturiser, shampoo and conditioner.
Do you have a hairdryer?
Yes. You can request one at anytime from Reception.
Do I need to pre-purchase food and beverage items?
If you’d like to order food or drinks, we always recommend you pre-order them to ensure availability. Alternatively, you can order them off your in-tent menu once you arrive.
What time is check in? Can I check in early?
Check in time is 3pm, however, if you arrive earlier, we can hang onto your bags for you. A request for early check-in can be made with reservations, but cannot be guaranteed and additional charges may apply.
What time is check-out? Is there a charge for late check-out?
Check-out time is 11am. Late check-outs of 1pm are available for an additional fee. Please contact email@example.com should you like to organise a later departure.
Can I bring some tea light candles to dress up our tent/garden?
Unfortunately, no. The rooftop is a complete no-fire, no-smoking zone.
Can I bring my own alcohol?
No, unfortunately we are not licensed for BYO. However, we have a selection of beers, ciders, wines, and cocktails available for purchase at The General Store.
Can we bring our child/children?
Yes, we are kid friendly! We can provide an air mattress and extra bedding at an additional charge of $50. Children must be under adult supervision at all times whilst onsite.
How do I change or cancel my booking?
Please contact +61 406 118 561 for all cancellation enquiries or requests. Please note that we have a 14-day cancellation policy. If you wish to move the date of your reservation, a fee may apply.
Do you have any cooking facilities?
We don’t have any cooking facilities onsite, however, there are many places we recommend guests to explore within Melbourne Central and the CBD.
What are the opening hours of the General Store?
The General Store is open from 3pm – 11pm every night.
Is there any internet access on site?
Yes, we have free WiFi available across the site.
Do you have smoking tents?
No, we have a strict non-smoking policy across the entire site.
Can I hire out the whole site for a private function?
Yes. For all hire enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where do I find the hotel in Melbourne Central?
We are located on Level 3, just next door to Strike Bowling and the Lion Hotel. You can find a detailed map of the centre HERE.
Where can I park my car?
The closest place to park is in Melbourne Central’s parking garage, which can be accessed via La Trobe or Lonsdale Street. Please visit their website for daily rates.
On This Week in Melbourne
Monday 14 August: Melbourne International Film Festival
Melbourne’s International Film Festival (MIFF) was established in 1952 and is one of the oldest film festivals in the world. The significant event showcases the best in current cinema from around the world as well as retrospectives, tributes and discussion programs.
Tuesday 15 August: Skate, Slide & Chill
The Common Man restaurant and bar on Dukes Walks will be bringing back their riverside ice rink and toboggan. On Tuesdays between 8-9 try your hand at the strange sport of curling. Don’t miss out!
Wednesday 16 August: Winter Night Markets!
Head down to the annual Queen Victoria Winter Night Market. With a killer line up of food, design stalls and performances. The market is approximately a 10 minute walk from St. Jerome’s the Hotel.
Thursday 17 August: Fed Square Live
Pop on your best winter woolies, grab a glass of mulled wine and settle into a chilled out set from a Melbourne musician. Check out the dates and times tab for line-up information. Located at Melbourne’s Federation Square.
Friday 18 August: Madame Brussels Night Market
Now in its fourth year, this year’s edition of the European Night Market will feature mulled wine, delicious treats from Brûlée Cart, and a special performance by the laneway’s resident cobbler—DJ Cobbler. The laneway will be transformed by artist Holly-Anne Buck (aka Collagism), who will be creating projected digital artwork using vintage imagery from the area surrounding the laneway. Other entertainment includes a roaming piano accordion player and live bands
Saturday 19 August: Book of Mormon
Experience the performance that has all of Australia talking. Princess Theatre @ 8:00pm.
Sunday 20 August: Donut Fest — Winter Edition
Expect a variety of doughnuts, and even a doughnut-eating competition, as Melbourne’s best doughnut-makers will be dishing up their sugary creations for a delicious weekend.