Discover a selection of 6,000 holiday rentals in Melbourne that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 62 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in Melbourne. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Why people love visiting vibrant Melbourne

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

Activities

Activities and attractions in Melbourne

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

  • 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)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Melbourne

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Melbourne

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 7 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 11.7 mi (18.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Spencer Street Station, Showgrounds Station and Spotswood Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Melbourne by catching a ride on the metro at Flagstaff Station, Melbourne Central Station or Flinders Street Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Melbourne?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 6,391 vacation rentals near Melbourne. From 1,630 flats & apartments to 4,581 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Melbourne for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.