Destination guide

Friendly East Melbourne will entice you

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of East Melbourne. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its sporting events, gardens and restaurants. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around East Melbourne

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that East Melbourne has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Studley Park Boathouse (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in East Melbourne

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, East Melbourne is a great spot to appreciate mother 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 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Luna Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Fitzroy Gardens (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Treasury Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around East Melbourne

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 12.4 mi (19.9 km) away.

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

Where to stay around East Melbourne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,035 holiday lettings near East Melbourne. From 341 Houses to 1,540 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover East Melbourne area.

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

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

  • Cooks Cottage: 2,182 holiday lettings
  • Peter McCallum Cancer Centre: 2,186 holiday lettings
  • Fitzroy Gardens: 2,188 holiday lettings
  • Sunbury Station: 243 holiday lettings
  • Rod Laver Arena: 2,220 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Melbourne 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 East Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 341 Houses in East Melbourne. Our other popular types of East Melbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,540 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 15 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 East Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 645 holiday homes with pool available in East Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.