Where to stay near Port Melbourne?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,798 holiday rentals near Port Melbourne. From 1,321 apartments to 353 houses, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Port Melbourne is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Westgate Bridge: 1,959 holiday rentals
  • Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Terminal: 1,964 holiday rentals
  • Westgate Park: 1,959 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 1,972 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 1,965 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port 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 apartments in Port Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,321 apartments in Port Melbourne. Our other popular types of Port Melbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 353 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 15 holiday houses
  • Villas: 11 holiday houses

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

Can I rent downtown rentals in Port Melbourne?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 353 downtown rentals in Port Melbourne. You have also many other possibilities in Port Melbourne area, including:

  • Golf resort rentals: 200 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 95 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 28 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Port Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 574 holiday homes with pool available in Port Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Port Melbourne is a suburb of Melbourne, located a short five kilometers from the central business district. This area, southwest of Melbourne, was once an industrial port but has undergone rejuvenation in recent years. Today, this lovely suburb is home to beaches, parklands, and restaurants and cafes along Bay Street. Port Melbourne serves as a perfect homebase for exploring the city of Melbourne.

    Why Port Melbourne?

    A visit to Melbourne can include both the sights of the city and the pleasures of the beaches. Choose Port Melbourne holiday rentals and you will be within walking distance of beaches and cafes and also close to transportation into the center of Melbourne. Rentals are full of amenities including outdoor terraces with a view, al fresco dining areas, and stocked kitchens. Some rentals here are also pet-friendly if you want to bring your pooch on holiday with you.

    What To See And Do?

    One of the most popular things to do here is hit the beach. The closest beach is called Port Melbourne Beach. Bay Street is the neighborhood home of cafes, restaurants, and pubs and is a great place to explore for lunch, dinner, or nightlife. Those visitors wanting to play some golf can book a tee time at the nearby Albert Park Golf Course.

    Another popular thing to do in Port Melbourne is to check out Circus Oz, the Australian contemporary circus with a base on the corner of Bay Street and Rouse Street. There are also several localities within Port Melbourne that are worth exploring including Beacon Cove and Fishermen’s Bend.

    While Port Melbourne has its own attractions, many visitors also choose to head into Melbourne. It is easy to reach Melbourne with both an extensive bus network and also a connection on Melbourne tram route 109. In Melbourne, be sure to check out top attractions including Federation Square, Melbourne Zoo, and the National Gallery of Victoria.

    Top Local Attractions

    In addition to the big sights in Melbourne, there are many more things to see in the general area. One of the most popular is the Philip Island Nature Park. This spot is famous for little penguins that emerge from the sea, in addition to other types of interesting Australian wildlife. If you’re interested in animals, you might also want to check out the Melbourne Aquarium and the Healsville Sanctuary.

    Port Melbourne accommodation is also a great launching point for nearby outdoor adventure. If you want to do some hiking, cycling, kayaking, and fishing, it will be easy to arrange tours from here. Hot air balloon rides are another popular attraction and a great way to see the city of Melbourne.

    Why Rentals?

    Travellers have a lot of choices for Melbourne accommodation. Holiday rentals offer the chance to surround yourself with locals going about their everyday business. You can save money by stocking your fridge from the farmers market. Rentals offer extra space and amenities than will be found in the center of Melbourne. For a relaxing holiday, get out of the city center and check out the beaches and cafes of Port Melbourne. 

     

    Activities and attractions in Port Melbourne

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Port Melbourne a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • SEA LIFE Melbourne (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Melbourne Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
    • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (1.9 mi / 3 km)
    • Melbourne Seaplanes (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Melbourne City Baths (3 mi / 4.8 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Port Melbourne

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Port Melbourne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • St. Kilda Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Royal Botanic Gardens (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Luna Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Sandridge Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Westgate Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • South Melbourne Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)