Collins Street and Little Collins Street – One of the most upscale streets in Melbourne

Little Collins Street is a minor street in the central business district (CBD) of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The street runs parallel to and to the north of Collins Street and as a narrow one way lane takes on the name of the wider main street. The street has many boutique shops and bars in lanes at the ‘Paris End’ and offices towards the Docklands end. Howey Place, Royal Arcade and The Causeway are notable arcades. The Oaks on Lonsdale is located close by to the Collins and Little Collins Street. This luxury hotel is one of the best of the Melbourne Apartment Accommodation. The Oaks on Lonsdale is conveniently located at the heart of Melbourne, nearby are Parliament House, the Government Precinct, Theatre District, the MCG and Rod Laver Arena. This elegant hotel is ideal for both business and leisure travelers, each bedroom comes with their own separate fully-equipped kitchens and with stainless steel SMEG appliances and balconies.

Collins Street is proper for its designer stores in heritage buildings, five-star hotels, private clubs and exclusive jewelers. It boasts its very own ‘Paris End’ and is often referred to as ‘the top end of town’. Tourists can head in this direction for the flagship stores of Chanel, Giorgio Armani and Louis Vuitton. If it’s time to add something local to your designer outfit, so veer out of the mainstream and into to the Little Collins Street and Howey Place for haute couture and hip culture, and clothes by Melbourne’s most interesting designers. Guests can look out for the hidden bars on Collins and Little Collins. Tourists can sip cocktails at Hairy Canary, have a G&T at the Gin Palace, munch on tostadas and tequila at Mamasita, or for late night revelry catch a band at the infamous Pony Bar.

Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+