AFL at Optus Stadium
After a long awaited time, it is now your chance to see national teams play locally at Perth’s home for sports; Optus Stadium! This impressive structure is a multi-purpose stadium located in Burswood and is the third largest stadium in Australia at a 60,000 person capacity. Perfect for AFL in Perth. Since 2018 its official opening, it has received many awards, with the highest being awarded best stadium in the league by AFL fans.
HOTELS NEAR OPTUS STADIUM
If you’re looking for hotels near Optus Stadium, Crowne Plaza is located only 5 kilometres away and offers free on-site parking. Scroll down to our FAQ section to see the best way to get to Optus Stadium from the hotel.
A stay at Crowne Plaza is an affordable choice for accommodation near Optus Stadium and the logical choice for travellers attending events there. You’ll be able to enjoy a few drinks at the game and not have to worry about driving home or avoid the cost of getting an Uber.
Crowne Plaza Perth’s restaurant & bar, Gusti, offers game day specials for you to enjoy before or after the game. Serving up familiar favourites such as pizza, pie or a delicious burger and a pint for just $20! Check them out!
Our Perth Staycation packahe is ideal for AFL at Optus Stadium including full breakfast and parking at the hotel.
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YOUR STAY AT CROWNE PLAZA PERTH
Make a weekend out of it and enjoy all of Crowne Plaza’s hotel facilities. Our hotel’s main focus is on wellbeing, with our fully equipped gym being open from 6:30am to 10:00pm for your convenience. Enjoy complimentary bike hire for all of our guests along with and recommend bike trails to take in the city sights. If that all sounds too physically demanding, grab yourself a takeaway barista made coffee from Gusti and enjoy a leisurely stroll around Langley park.
Not only is Crowne Plaza conveniently located to be at the heart of everything Perth has to offer, you’ll also be staying in one of the world’s biggest hotel chains with access to the largest loyalty program IHG Rewards.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DO I GET TO OPTUS STADIUM
The easiest and most obvious choice is the free public transport which is included in your ticket, which is in close proximity to the hotel. All you need to do is jump on the 661 bus operating from Adelaide Terrace after Bennet street (bus stop number 10073) which takes approximately 8 minutes.
You can also walk to Optus Stadium from Crowne Plaza, a leisurely 30 minute walk. Just ask our friendly staff at reception for directions.
CAN I TAKE MY OWN FOOD AND DRINKS INTO THE STADIUM?
Food and alcohol can be purchased from Optus Stadium as they are a fully licensed venue.
They do allow you to bring your own food and sealed plastic bottles. Unfortunately you are unable to bring your own alcohol or beverages in glass bottles.
DO YOU PROVIDE TRANSPORT TO OPTUS STADIUM?
While Crowne Plaza does not provide transport to Optus Stadium, there are many different methods of getting there, as mentioned above. If none of these satisfy, we are happy to organise a taxi for you.
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO BRING?
We recommend lathering up in SPF 50 sunscreen as at Optus Stadium, there is a lot of sun exposure. If you are attending a game in the evening, don’t forget to bring a jumper as it can get quite chilly. All bags are inspected upon arrival, so try to avoid bringing large bags as this will delay your entry.