Stylish modern 4 star townhouse in the heart of the Richmond restaurant area, on the prestigious Richmond Hill.

Around the corner are the trendy Swan St cafes and shops. A tram stops at the corner, just 9 minutes from the city centre. Walking distance to MCG, parks and tennis. Funky house design by the acclaimed Neo Metro. This is an experience that you will never forget.

Sleeps up to 5, in 3 bedrooms. There is one Queen bed, one Queen bed that splits into 2 singles and a further Single.

"Wow! Wow! Wow! A lovely house in a fantastic location .." Judy and Tim, Alto guest book.

Upstairs you have every comfort in the open living area that opens to a sunroom and balcony looking our over the city. Relax on the modern furniture and enjoy the music system and TV or our selection of DVDs. For the busy executive, Alto has free ADSL internet and a laptop safe.
The fully equipped kitchen makes it easy to cook for yourself ..if you are not lured out to the local restaurants!

Click on the photo thumbnails under the main photo for more pictures of the house.

We have a 4 star rating from AAA Tourism, your assurance of quality. We take pride in keeping our high quality standard. Alto is professionally maintained. We are also just a phone call away should you need anything during your stay.

2 guests $195/n midweek; $290/n Fr, Sa
Extra $15/n for extra persons over the base 2 persons.

5 day minimum for bookings more than 2 months ahead. Shorter bookings Ok if adjacent to an existing booking. (To enquire about shorter bookings, pick an available 5 day stay on the calendar and explain your need in the booking remarks).

Easy payment by CREDIT CARD. 50% deposit if stay is 21 days away, otherwise full payment is required for confirmation.

All bookings include free internet, all bed linen, towels. There is fresh linen and complimentary weekly cleaning for stays longer than a week.
Portacot and high chair available at property free of charge. BYO cot linen.

20% premium for special events.
Australian Open Tennis , mid to late Jan
Labour day, early March
Grand Prix Weekend, mid March
Easter Weekend
Queens birthday weekend, early June
Melbourne Cup Week , early Nov
Xmas/ Jan

Pets are welcome by arrangement.
On street parking is available in Waverley St. Your personal parking permit gives you unlimited parking for one vehicle.
You come at any time after check in and let yourself in via the keylock safe, with your personal pin. Our welcome pack has a map and all access details.


Just a few minutes up Swan St on the tram, you are at the edge of the MCG, sporting icon of Australia, centred in green parklands beside the Yarra River. Adjacent is the Rod Laver Arena, site of the largest Tennis tournament in the world. Opposite is the brand new "Bubble Building": AAMI soccer and rugby stadium. The area is also buzzing with entertainment events year round.

A few minutes further on, and you are at Princes Gate, entry to downtown Melbourne if you want to shop.

Or if art is of interest, visit the Victorian Gallery just across the bridge, the largest in the southern hemisphere, but also do not miss the Potter Gallery the fabulous collection of indigenous art in the quirky Federation Square building, a unique maze of crazy glass and stone.
You can easily lose a day in Melbourne: cruise the Yarra, see the city from the observation deck, visit Victoria Market and enjoy the colourful restaurants lining Southbank on the river edge.

But also leave some time to discover Swan St in Richmond at your doorstep.

Everything is within a stroll. Breakfast in the cafes. Dine at the restaurants. "Torch" across the road in Swan St has the best coffee in

Melbourne (well, we think so). You can sit and eat breakfast while the world goes by: locals, visitors, the rumble of Melbourne trams. Get to

know Dan the friendly owner. Or venture in to one of the edgy cafes and have vodka with breakfast!

Up the hill there is a clutter of Greek restaurants. One called Agapi ("love" in Greek) is usually full for the obvious reason that its food is fabulous and you will find the waiters have an engaging comic irony. Grandma Funks next door has lurid retro colours and good cheap food. Back
closer to your house, Wild Oscars serves music with meals.

Choose one of Melbournes best pubs and clubs: "Public House", voted best pub in Melbourne, is just around the corner and there are another 5 to choose from, most with live music.

A Melbourne secret is Der Raum a dark modernist bar nearby with world awards for best bar.


Fantastic location. All the family enjoyed every minute in this comfortable house!
Quartermaine family. UK

The "Alto Richmond" was absolutely fantastic. All requirements needed were met. It was also a fabulous location, tram stop on the corner and a Coles Supermarket across from that. I would highly recommend it.
Regan, WA

Thank you for a fantastic home in the heart of Richmond. The position is second to none. Everything was clean and a great place to stay. I will be recommending to anyone coming to stay in Melbourne! Thanks again,
Ben, London

Great location and a lovely house. Loved Melbourne. Thanks for accommodating the late addition to our numbers.
Gary & Joy B & Family

Thank you for providing an enjoyable and nicely presented place for us to stay. The library/ CD selection was appreciated as were the guides to the property.. and the maps.
The property is light and well presented, quite funky presentation too!
Julius B and family, London

Location, Location, Location! We will be back.
Jane and Jenni, Perth

A great place to stay. Close to everything. The food is unreal. We will be back again Rex
John & Bev Y Exmouth WA

I really loved this place with the balcony and the views. The location in Richmond is awesome!
Chris B
Note Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun is $580 min.
We may require a $90 surcharge for bookings under 3 nights for bookings over 1 month ahead

Rated 4 out of 5 by from excellent place Enjoyed our stay closeness to city. Info provided by owners so helpful.
Date published: 2015-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top spot! The Alto is ideally positioned. It is within walking distance of the Sports Precinct, close to dozens of fantastic restaurants and public transport. The house has lots of space, is very comfortable and is in a safe area. Loved the artefacts around the house. It made the house feel homely. All of the above contributed to an enjoyable stay.
Date published: 2015-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Stay We stayed for a week and had a great time. The place had everything we needed for a family of 4 plus a dog. Our dog had a great time at Alto so all of us enjoyed the stay even more. The location is fantastic! We will be back again in the future!
Date published: 2015-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect position Excellent accommodation! The position is perfect for easy access to public transport. We chose Alto because we needed to bring our dog with us and that worked very well. There is a dog friendly park not far away so we made the most of that too. Thank you to Rex, the owner, for his helpfulness and prompt communication.
Date published: 2014-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! We thoroughly enjoyed a stay at Alto. The place was exactly as described. Thank you so much!
Date published: 2014-03-14
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Open air balcony with table and chairs, Front security door, Laptop security Safe, Free Internet ADSL, Tram 1 min, Train 3 mins, Cafes & Restaurants, Factory Outlet Shopping, Supermarket nearby


Property Overview

Property Rates & Min Night Stay
From To Sun to Thurs ($ p/n average) Fri & Sat night 7 night stay Min night stay Extra adult ($ p/n) Extra child ($ p/n)
* $195 $580 $1477 2 $15 $15
* $250 $750 $2000 3 $20 $20
* $195 $580 $1477 2 $15 $15
* $350 $700 $2450 3 $15 $0
* $195 $580 $1477 2 $15 $15
* $250 $750 $2000 3 $20 $20
* $195 $580 $1477 2 $15 $15
* $250 $750 $2000 3 $20 $20
* $195 $580 $1477 2 $15 $15
* $250 $750 $2000 3 $20 $20
* $195 $580 $1477 2 $15 $15
* $250 $750 $2000 3 $20 $20
* $195 $580 $1477 2 $15 $15
* $250 $750 $2000 3 $20 $20
* $195 $580 $1477 2 $15 $15


The following dates have a specific tariff and will not be charged the normal price, however any discounts will be applied.

  • $350 p/n
  • $350 p/n
  • $350 p/n

Note: Pricing is subject to change, and a minimum stay period and other conditions may apply. You should confirm pricing with the property owner.

Prices listed based on 2 adults. Property has 4 beds and can sleep a maximum 5 people.

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