Where to stay near Greater Melbourne?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 6,776 house rentals near Greater Melbourne. From 1,676 Condos/Apartments to 4,310 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Greater Melbourne area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Greater Melbourne?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Greater Melbourne. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Melbourne City: 1,842 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 1,950 vacation rentals
  • St. Kilda Beach: 1,963 vacation rentals
  • Hampton Park: 59 vacation rentals
  • South Yarra: 1,806 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Greater Melbourne! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Greater Melbourne?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Greater Melbourne:

  • Melbourne City: 1,842 rentals
  • Hampton Park: 59 rentals
  • South Yarra: 1,806 rentals
  • Barrys Reef: 70 rentals
  • Bentleigh: 1,656 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Greater Melbourne?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Greater Melbourne are:

  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL): 1,796 home rentals
  • Avalon Airport (AVV): 752 home rentals
  • Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW): 2,149 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Why people love visiting exciting Melbourne

Come and experience Melbourne and its architecture, art galleries and museums. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the shopping, restaurants and theaters. Local cultural sights include National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Museum. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities and attractions in Melbourne

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Melbourne a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (22.5 mi / 36.3 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)

Exploring the natural landscape of Melbourne

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Melbourne is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Flagstaff Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Alexandra Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)