Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly West Melbourne

Learn about the unique charm of West Melbourne with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's shopping, restaurants and sporting events attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and romantic location. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 highlights

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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around West Melbourne

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 5.9 mi (9.4 km) from the city centre. 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 holiday accommodation are available around West Melbourne?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,266 holiday rentals around West Melbourne. From 355 holiday houses to 1,753 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex: 2,538 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,716 holiday rentals
  • Eureka Skydeck 88: 2,717 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre: 2,714 holiday rentals
  • Alfred Hospital: 2,726 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Melbourne listed on Stayz 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 West Melbourne?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 355 Houses in West Melbourne. Our other popular types of West Melbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,753 holiday houses
  • Villas: 15 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 14 holiday houses

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 West Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 717 holiday homes with pool available in West Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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