Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly West Melbourne

Learn about the unique charm of West Melbourne with a stay in a private vacation home. This city's shopping, restaurants and sporting events attract many visitors, and its welcoming and romantic location add to the charm. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around West Melbourne

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that West Melbourne has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Melbourne

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, West 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 (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Luna Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Flagstaff Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Westgate Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Royal Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around West Melbourne

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 5.9 mi (9.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 10.5 mi (16.9 km) away.

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

How many vacation rentals are available around West Melbourne, VIC, AU?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,219 vacation rentals around West Melbourne. From 349 house rentals to 1,712 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to West Melbourne?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in West Melbourne. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Melbourne Central: 2,447 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,448 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,456 vacation rentals
  • Southern Cross Station: 2,446 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre: 2,436 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Melbourne listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Melbourne?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 349 Houses in West Melbourne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Melbourne include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,712 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 692 vacation rentals with pool available in West Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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