Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Cheltenham

Learn about the unique charm of Cheltenham with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers especially like the shopping, cafes and golfing in this welcoming and walkable city. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Cheltenham

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Cheltenham a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Woodlands Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cheltenham

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Cheltenham. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Luna Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (10.3 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Half Moon Bay (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Sandringham Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Green Point (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Cheltenham

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 23.3 mi (37.6 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Cheltenham Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Cheltenham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 819 holiday lettings near Cheltenham. From 217 Houses to 500 Flats, 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 Cheltenham is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Southland Shopping Centre: 2,327 holiday lettings
  • Cheltenham Station: 2,328 holiday lettings
  • Victoria Golf Club: 2,298 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Central: 2,133 holiday lettings
  • St. Kilda Beach: 2,154 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 217 Houses in Cheltenham. Our other popular types of Cheltenham holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 500 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 9 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 Cheltenham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 138 holiday homes with pool available in Cheltenham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.