Destination guide

The friendly area of Richmond awaits your stay

The area's live music and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Richmond. This city's bars, shopping and cafes attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and walkable location. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Richmond

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Studley Park Boathouse (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Yarra Bend Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Richmond

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Richmond is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Luna Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Yarra Bend Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Fitzroy Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Richmond

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 13.3 mi (21.5 km) away.

You can get around Richmond by catching a ride on the metro at Burnley Station, West Richmond Station or Richmond Station.

Where to stay near Richmond?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,076 holiday rentals near Richmond. From 354 Houses to 1,552 Condos/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 near Richmond is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Gleadell Street Market: 2,269 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,195 holiday rentals
  • St. Kilda Beach: 2,219 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground: 2,249 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,221 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond 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 Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 354 Houses in Richmond. Our other popular types of Richmond holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,552 holiday houses
  • Villas: 8 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 13 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 Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 643 holiday homes with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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