Three Best Coworking Spaces in Melbourne

Ideal for creative entrepreneurs and established businesses alike, these collaborative workspaces in central Melbourne have everything you need to grow and succeed.

Ranked as one of the most livable cities on earth, Melbourne prides itself on offering stability, strong healthcare and education services, a rich culture and entertainment scene, and excellent infrastructure to boot. It’s easy to get around the city with an elaborate tram network in place, and there’s something for everyone to explore at every head turn.  

Start with the graffitied laneways that are lined with trendy bars and hidden gems besides the eye-catching street art. Then head to Queen Victoria Market for some gourmet delights or make a reservation at a world-class restaurant for a distinct fine dining experience. Sports enthusiasts have exhilarating sporting events to enjoy all year, while the vibrant arts and culture scene will absorb history buffs and art lovers alike. Add in the gorgeous bayside location and many of Australia’s natural wonders, and you’ll have plenty of ways to connect with nature.  

Melbourne is also home to countless national and international companies and additionally puts inspiring coworking spaces at office workers’ disposal. So when you’d like to boost your productivity, want to meet fresh new faces, or just need a change of scenery, pop into one of our coworking spaces in the heart of Melbourne.  

Before picking the ideal workspace for your needs, you might want to spend a day in each to see which suits you best. Take advantage of our monthly WeWork All Access membership that, as its name suggests, allows you to test all three locations. One might win you over with its refreshing outdoor space, another may woo you with expansive city views, or you may end up choosing a space that welcomes both you and your furry companion. Let’s see which of them will be your favorite. 

222 Exhibition St

WeWork All Access starting at: A$325/mo | inc. tax 

Hot desks starting at: A$45/day 

Nearby transit: Parliament Railway Station (3 blocks away) 

Cross streets: Exhibition St & Lonsdale St

Life’s too short to work in a dull place, so join a lively community of professionals at WeWork 222 Exhibition St. Here, you’ll find a friendly on-site team, bright and colorful common areas, and an action-packed location near Melbourne Central. Choose the flexible workspace that aligns with your work style from a variety of hot desks, dedicated desks, or private offices. Your membership will also include access to well-designed conference rooms that are as suitable for video calls as they are for in-person meetings.  

The amenities are also up to par. In between tasks and meetings, you can unwind in the wellness room, get some fresh air in the unique outdoor space, or enjoy quiet moments in the mother’s room. Don’t forget to take advantage of the event space that’s perfect for networking and social gatherings alike. You won’t need to worry about how to get to work, either – there’s ample parking and bike storage right on site. Or, you can always hop on the bus or the tram and enjoy a short walk from the station.   

In the after-hours, explore a rich host of bars and restaurants that serve everything from Chinese to Thai, German, and Mexican cuisine. You’ll also find three performing arts theaters within a short stroll, as well as Treasury Gardens and Fitzroy Gardens for refreshing afternoon walks. The banks of the Yarra River are conveniently nearby, too, and connect you to other beloved attractions such as the Melbourne Skydeck and the National Gallery of Victoria.  

See what else awaits at 222 Exhibition St – schedule a tour here.  

152 Elizabeth St

WeWork All Access starting at: A$325/mo | inc. tax 

Hot desks starting at: A$45/day 

Nearby transit: Federation Square (5-minute walk) 

Cross streets: Elizabeth St & Bourke St 

Imposing on the outside and inviting on the inside, WeWork 152 Elizabeth St is a coworking space you won’t want to miss out on. Enjoy six floors of flexible office space in a historical building that’s been reimagined to meet the needs of the modern-day professional. Bring your laptop and make yourself comfortable in the light-filled lounges, quiet phone booths, or a private office where you can focus without distractions. Dedicated desks and sleek meeting rooms are also at your disposal.  

All of these are tied together by a helpful onsite team, an exciting amenity package, and an overall energizing atmosphere members keep returning for. Besides WeWork’s standard amenities, you’ll have access to an impressive event space where you can forge new business connections or just socialize to your heart’s content. Bike storage, a mother’s room, and a dog-friendly policy complete the experience, but perhaps it is the refreshing outdoor terrace that you’ll appreciate the most. Grab a cup of coffee, sit in the sun, and let the city views inspire your next big project. 

When it’s time to get off work, treat yourself to a delicious dinner in any of the restaurants dotting the streets. Enjoy some retail therapy at Galleria Melbourne or Bourke Street Mall just around the corner. If something more laidback is what you’re in the mood for, go for a stroll in the nearby parks or a scenic cruise down the Yarra River.  There’s so much to do and see in the heart of Melbourne. Learn more about our exciting location and flexible workspaces with a tour – schedule it here

120 Spencer St 

WeWork All Access starting at: A$325/mo | inc. tax 

Hot desks starting at: A$45/day 

Nearby transit: Southern Cross Station (less than 1 block away) | Trams 11, 12, 48, 86, 96 & 109 (less than 1 block away) 

Cross streets: Spencer St & Francis St

Focus, collaborate, and have fun while you’re at it in one of Melbourne’s most promising coworking spaces. WeWork 120 Spencer St invites you to do your best work in a bright, open-concept office surrounded by like-minded professionals and a reliable, friendly on-site team. Among our workspaces, there’s something for everyone, be that a solo entrepreneur or a bigger company looking for a full-floor office. Dedicated desks, private offices, inspiring lounges, and more intimate phone booths are all at your disposal. Plus, you can always book a conference room to conduct important meetings with clients or coworkers. 

The amenity collection perfectly complements your workday. Find peace and quiet in the wellness and mother’s room or organize your next big networking event in the space dedicated specially for that. Other unique amenities include stunning city views, convenient bike storage, and a dog-friendly policy that makes your workplace your furry friend’s second home. 

Our building on Spencer St has a lot more in store. Spend the afternoons discovering one coffee place and restaurant after another, root for your favorite team at Marvel Stadium, or cross the river to THE LUME Melbourne to check out the latest exhibitions. You’ll find a bevy of noteworthy attractions within walking distance, but you can also easily catch the bus or the tram to continue exploring. 

See everything in person when you come for a tour – schedule it here.  Our office spaces in downtown Melbourne are excellent solutions whether you’re a born and raised Melburnian or a digital nomad traveling through the continent. Use your WeWork On Demand day pass or WeWork All Access monthly membership to work in bright and expertly designed collaborative spaces in and beyond the city. We even have equally inspiring coworking spaces in Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane, so you can stay on top of your work no matter where your plans take you.

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