Where to stay around Greater Melbourne, AU?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 5,073 vacation rentals near Greater Melbourne. From 2,901 houses to 1,628 apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Greater Melbourne for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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 VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Melbourne City: 1,911 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,028 vacation rentals
  • Mornington Peninsula: 4,392 vacation rentals
  • Mount Martha: 1,027 vacation rentals
  • Sorrento: 1,979 vacation rentals

And VRBO 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 traveling 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: 1,911 rentals
  • Mount Martha: 1,027 rentals
  • Sorrento: 1,979 rentals
  • Dandenong: 90 rentals
  • Rye: 2,065 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 traveling 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 vacation rentals in Greater Melbourne are:

  • Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB): 1,989 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL): 1,885 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL): 1,894 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Greater Melbourne?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Greater 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: 2,028 rentals
  • DFO South Wharf: 2,022 rentals
  • Monash University: 2,128 rentals
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club: 2,127 rentals
  • Elwood Beach: 2,038 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greater Melbourne listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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)