Destination guide

Travel to friendly Carlton

Come and experience Carlton and its architecture, museums and churches. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and monuments, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Carlton

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Carlton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Melbourne Zoo (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carlton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Carlton. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Luna Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Carlton Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Treasury Gardens (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Princes Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carlton

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 11 mi (17.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Carlton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,955 holiday lettings near Carlton. From 330 Houses to 1,472 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carlton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Melbourne Central: 2,183 holiday lettings
  • St. Kilda Beach: 2,196 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,174 holiday lettings
  • Eureka Skydeck 88: 2,184 holiday lettings
  • DFO South Wharf: 2,180 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carlton 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 Carlton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 330 Houses in Carlton. Our other popular types of Carlton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,472 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 16 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carlton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 569 holiday homes with pool available in Carlton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.