Where to stay around Melbourne City?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,926 holiday lettings near Melbourne City. From 396 Houses to 15 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Melbourne City is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Melbourne City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Melbourne City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Melbourne Central: 2,035 holiday lettings
  • Royal Arcade: 2,048 holiday lettings
  • Shrine of Remembrance: 2,057 holiday lettings
  • RMIT University: 2,036 holiday lettings
  • Spencer Street Station: 2,032 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Melbourne City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Melbourne City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 396 Houses in Melbourne City. Our other popular types of Melbourne City holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Houseboats: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I rent downtown rentals in Melbourne City?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 364 downtown rentals in Melbourne City. You have also many other possibilities in Melbourne City area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 97 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 29 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 4 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Melbourne City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 588 holiday homes with pool available in Melbourne City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental in Melbourne City, Australia your home away from home

    Melbourne City self-catering holiday accommodation is located in Australia’s second largest city, which is known as one of the country’s main cultural centres, boasting a huge variety of world class shopping locations, museums, galleries, all alongside some spectacular Victorian architecture.

    Things to do in Melbourne City, Australia

    There are a variety of different areas to explore during your holiday at self-catering accommodation in Melbourne City – for instance the city centre is home to a number of high-profile sights. Here you’ll find the sprawling Queen Victoria Market, with a wealth of stalls offering fresh produce and much more besides. Meanwhile the Docklands area is recently regenerated, and features a host of bars, restaurants and family attractions.

    If you’d like to get a taste of the history of the area around holiday apartments in Melbourne City, then Carlton is a part of the city with a range of important museums and old architecture. The Melbourne Museum can be found here, and is the most expansive museum in the entire southern hemisphere, with seven different galleries mostly devoted to natural history. Meanwhile the Royal Exhibition Building dates to the 19th Century is today preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Another interesting place to see during your stay at holiday accommodation in Melbourne City is St Kilda. It is located on the beachfront, and is a popular spot for shoppers. Here you’ll find the St Kilda Esplanade, which hosts a thriving market on Sundays. Also here is the Luna Park, an attraction that is now more than 100 years old and offers a range of amusements and rides. Alternatively there’s Parkville, which is where you can visit Melbourne Zoo, a thoroughly modern attraction housing species from Australia and beyond.

    Places to visit on holiday in Melbourne City, Australia

    A short drive away are a host of unforgettable experiences awaiting visitors to holiday rentals in Melbourne City – an excellent option sits to the southwest of the city. The Great Ocean Road is both a road and region, taking in some spectacular coastal scenery.

    Weather in Melbourne City, Australia

    Melbourne City holiday accommodation is set in an area with a temperate climate, resulting in mild weather for much of the year. Between November and March daytime highs usually get up to the mid-20s or higher, while the cooler months bring daily temperatures that tend to the reach the mid tend during the day, with sub-zero temperatures very rare.

    Cheap flights to Melbourne City, Australia

    Holiday rentals in Melbourne City can be reached from the UK by flying with Qantas from London Heathrow (LHR) to Melbourne Airport, which is located to the northwest of the city.

    Activities and attractions in Melbourne

    Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Melbourne a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • SEA LIFE Melbourne (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Melbourne Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Melbourne City Baths (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • State Netball Hockey Centre (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Melbourne

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Melbourne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • St. Kilda Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Royal Botanic Gardens (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
    • Luna Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Flagstaff Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Alexandra Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Treasury Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)