Where to stay near South Melbourne?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,807 holiday rentals near South Melbourne. From 1,330 apartments to 352 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 South Melbourne is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • South Melbourne Market: 1,987 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 1,988 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 1,975 holiday rentals
  • St. Kilda Beach: 1,998 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Recital Centre: 1,988 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South 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 South Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,330 apartments in South Melbourne. Our other popular types of South Melbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 352 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 South Melbourne?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 364 downtown rentals in South Melbourne. You have also many other possibilities in South Melbourne area, including:

  • Golf resort rentals: 200 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 94 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 South Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 559 holiday homes with pool available in South Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    South Melbourne Accommodation

    South Melbourne is a lovely suburb of Melbourne and has been known historically as Emerald Hill. This area is conveniently located just two kilometres south of Melbourne's thriving business district. When considering a stay in a South Melbourne accommodation, make sure you check out all the wonderful activities and sights that are nearby.

    During your travels in South Melbourne, be sure to visit the local town hall, which is one of the best examples of the Victorian architecture that is prevalent in the Melbourne area. You and your companions should also visit the See Yup Chinese temple. This unique landmark was built in 1856 during the areas gold rush.

    Plenty To See And Do

    Check out sports at the Bob Jane Stadium where you can perhaps catch a football game with the South Melbourne FC. This team is considered to be one of Australia's most successful clubs. If you like to hit the links, check out the nearby Albert Park Golf Course.

    Children and children-at-heart will love visiting the Windmill Chocolate shop to get a sweet treat. They'll also love many of the tours and sightseeing adventures that are offered. For a more relaxing day for the adults, there are many spas available near Melbourne accommodation sites to give yourself a well-deserved pampering.

    Shopping and Restaurants

    If you are looking for some shopping adventures, make sure to visit the South Melbourne Market, where you'll find market fresh produce and other foods. Imagine taking this bounty back to your South Melbourne holiday rentals and creating a wonderful meal for you and your family. It's easy to do this as most rentals available in the area offer such amenities as a full kitchen and plenty of room for your entire group.

    You'll feel like your right at home in these comfortable South Melbourne accommodation, many of which offer multiple bedrooms and other features that will keep your group happy. You can relax after a day of exploring the area in your private rentals.

    If you want to explore the restaurants in the area, you'll find many that are sure to please everyone in the group. If you want some modern Australian pub food, check out Honey and The Blue Room. You can find tastes from around the world including Asian at Izakaya Chuji or Sugarcane Thai Restaurant, or Italian at Mamma Rosa Trattoria or Patony Pizza. There are some many options, you'll find yourself wanting to try so many.

    The Convenience of South Melbourne Holiday Rentals

    South Melbourne and the surrounding areas offer so much to do that you will absolutely love having a holiday rental located in South Melbourne. Conveniently located so many of the main attractions, you'll enjoy the convenience. Additionally, these accommodations will provide you and your travelling companions a place to rest and rejuvenate before the next day's adventures in South Melbourne.

    Activities and attractions in South Melbourne

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes South Melbourne a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • SEA LIFE Melbourne (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Melbourne Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Albert Park Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Melbourne City Baths (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (2 mi / 3.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in South Melbourne

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in South Melbourne. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • St. Kilda Beach (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Royal Botanic Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Luna Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • Alexandra Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Birrarung Marr Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Albert Park Lake (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)