Destination guide

The friendly city of Clayton awaits you

Experience the unique character of Clayton with a stay in a vacation home rental. Well-liked for its university setting, bars and shopping, this city is both welcoming and walkable. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Clayton

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Clayton a fun place to get away. 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 (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Woodlands Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Clayton

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Clayton is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Luna Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Police Paddocks Reserve (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Sandringham Beach (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Clayton

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 18.4 mi (29.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 23.1 mi (37.2 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Clayton Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Clayton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 823 holiday lettings near Clayton. From 244 Houses to 471 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Clayton is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Monash University: 2,373 holiday lettings
  • Monash Medical Centre Clayton: 2,316 holiday lettings
  • Rod Laver Arena: 2,255 holiday lettings
  • Elwood Beach: 2,275 holiday lettings
  • Fawkner Memorial Park: 2,195 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Clayton listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Clayton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 244 Houses in Clayton. Our other popular types of Clayton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 471 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Clayton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 137 holiday homes with pool available in Clayton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.