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Destination guide

Friendly East Melbourne will entice you

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of East Melbourne. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its sporting events, gardens and restaurants. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around East Melbourne

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that East Melbourne has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Studley Park Boathouse (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in East Melbourne

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, East Melbourne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Luna Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Fitzroy Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Treasury Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around East Melbourne

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 12.4 mi (19.9 km) away.

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

How many holiday rentals are available around East Melbourne?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,093 holiday lettings around East Melbourne. From 1,582 flats & apartments to 292 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Fitzroy Gardens: 2,485 holiday lettings
  • The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital: 2,479 holiday lettings
  • Cooks Cottage: 2,484 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground: 2,486 holiday lettings
  • Princess Theatre: 2,479 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Melbourne listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Flats in East Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 1,582 Flats in East Melbourne. Our other popular types of East Melbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 292 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,632 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 72 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 591 holiday homes with pool available in East Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.