Clayton is located 19 kilometres south-east of the Melbourne CBD. Clayton is one of the largest centres of science, technology and research in Australia. It is located in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs, which contains the highest density of high technology industries in Victoria.
Clayton is home to many science and technology institutions including Monash University, Monash Medical Centre, Australian Synchrotron, Australian Stem Cell Centre, Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct, CSIRO, Bosch, Telstra Research Laboratories, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University Accident Research Centre, Monash Centre for Synchrotron, Science Centre for Human Bioethics, Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication and the John Monash Science School.
For this reason there is a range of accommodation for corporate travellers available in Clayton.