Find the best place to stay — Melbourne City

Where to stay around Melbourne City?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,863 holiday lettings near Melbourne City. From 1,361 apartments to 364 houses, 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: 1,907 holiday lettings
  • Royal Arcade: 1,907 holiday lettings
  • Shrine of Remembrance: 1,912 holiday lettings
  • RMIT University: 1,907 holiday lettings
  • Southern Cross Station: 1,904 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 apartments in Melbourne City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,361 apartments in Melbourne City. Our other popular types of Melbourne City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 364 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 12 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 579 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.

    Attractions in and around Melbourne

    First time in Melbourne and looking for things to do? Local attractions include SEA LIFE Melbourne, Melbourne City Baths and Alexandra Gardens. Don't miss cultural highlights such as National Gallery of Victoria and Union Lane. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as St. Kilda Beach, and green spaces such as Royal Botanic Gardens and Luna Park. You could easily spend a day shopping at Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne Central and Hardware Lane. Don't forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at Hamer Hall or Margaret Court Arena. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Melbourne Cricket Ground, Eureka Tower or Queen Victoria Market to your agenda.