Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday home rentals in Essendon that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Stayz holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at AU$ 154 per night, and holiday houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Essendon. Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Essendon

Learn about the unique charm of Essendon with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its restaurants and shopping. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Essendon

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Essendon a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Melbourne Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Northern Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Essendon

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Essendon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Luna Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Royal Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Princes Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Martin Reserve (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Essendon

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 6.5 mi (10.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Essendon Station. Walk to nearby metro transport at Glenbervie Station or Strathmore Station to more easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Essendon?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 929 holiday rentals around Essendon. From 190 holiday houses to 698 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Essendon is on Stayz.