Southbank is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1km south from Melbourne's Central Business District
Its Local Government Area are the Cities of Melbourne and Port Phillip. At the 2011 Census, Southbank had a population of 11,235.
Southbank is an inner city suburb of Melbourne, located just south of the Yarra River and Southgate. Southbank is bordered to the north by the Yarra River, and to the east by St Kilda Road. Southbank's southern and western borders are bounded by Dorcas Street, Kings Way, the West Gate Freeway and Montague Street.
Southbank was formerly an industrial area and part of South Melbourne. It was transformed into a densely populated district of high rise apartment and office buildings as part of an urban renewal program in the early 1990s.
Today Southbank is dominated by high-rise development. It is one of the primary business centres in Greater Melbourne, being the headquarters or regional offices of many major corporations. It is one of the most densely populated areas of Melbourne, with a large cluster of apartment towers, including Australia's tallest tower, the Eureka Tower.
Southbank Promenade and Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct, on the southern bank of the Yarra River, extending to Crown Casino, is one of Melbourne's major entertainment precincts.
- Eureka Skydeck, Eureka Skydeck 88, 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank, Victoria, Australia, 3006., ☎ (03) 9693 8888, . Home to a world first, The Edge extends from Eureka Tower’s 88th floor and suspends you nearly 300 meters over Melbourne in a glass cube – glass walls, ceiling and floor – you can see through it all! edit
- The Langham Melbourne Hotel, 1 Southgate Ave, Southbank, ☎ +61 3 8696 8888, . The Langham Melbourne hotel offers luxurious Melbourne city accommodation behind the high end Southgate shopping mall, opposite the historic Flinders Street Station. edit
- Quay West Suites Melbourne, 26 Southgate Ave, ☎ +61 3 9693 6000, . This Southbank hotel is ideally positioned amongst Southbank promenade and overlooks the picturesque Yarra River. Walking distance to sophisticated fashion, dining and retail outlets. edit
- Oaks Southbank, 57-61 City Road, Southbank, ☎ +61 2 8880 0144, . checkin: 14:00 hrs; checkout: 10:00 hrs. This 1 and 2 bedroom hotel apartments provides self contained kitchens. Business and secretarial services are available via reception for Business travellers. edit
- WRAP on Southbank, 133 – 139 City Road, Southbank, ☎ +61 7 3246 1612, . checkin: 14:00 hrs; checkout: 10:00 hrs. These serviced apartments can accommodate any type of traveler as it provides amenities such as Wi-Fi, swimming pool, gym, babysitting services and 24 hour reception. edit
- 167 Hotel Melbourne Southbank, 167 City Road Southbank Melbourne, ☎ 03 9115 7000, . checkin: 14:00; checkout: 12:00. 167 Hotel Melbourne Southbank is your launch pad to the world’s most liveable city. AUD225. edit