Find the best place to stay — Albert Park

Destination guide

The charming city of Albert Park awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Albert Park. This romantic city is known for its shopping, sporting events and restaurants. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Albert Park

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Albert Park has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Albert Park Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • St Kilda Pier (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure by your Albert Park holiday accommodation

No matter where you book your holiday accommodation in Albert Park, you’ll be close to something fun to do outdoors. Albert Park Lake is one of the most popular destinations in the area. Whether you’re looking to go walking, cycling or venturing out into the water on a boat, this lake area can provide the recreation and relaxation you want. Additionally, you can play some holes on the park’s public golf course. You may also want to head down to the beach area if you’re looking to swim or relax on the sandy shore.

Day trips

Day trips from Albert Park holiday homes

When you book one of the Albert Park holiday homes, the surrounding local area is just the beginning of what you can explore. Because of its proximity to other popular destinations, it’s not uncommon for travellers to take day trips during their stay. About 140 kilometres away, you’ll find Phillip Island. If you visit during sunset, you can see a parade of penguins waddle up the coast. The Dandenong Ranges are a bit closer to Albert Park, just 40 kilometres or so to the east, where you’ll find mountain paths and a vibrant forest that’s especially colourful during autumn. If you’re looking for a more scenic seaside escape, Mornington Peninsula is just a 90-minute drive from Albert Park. Here, you’ll find soft sands, calm beaches and even some hot springs. You may also want to visit Ballarat, which is about 150 kilometres away. This city is notable for the sheer number of historical buildings still standing, so history lovers are bound to have a memorable experience.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Albert Park

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Albert Park is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Luna Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • South Melbourne Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Albert Park Lake (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sandridge Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Albert Park

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

Events

Events near Albert Park holiday rentals

When you’re booking one of the holiday rentals in Albert Park, consider when you want to make your trip. If you visit in March, you can attend the Australian Grand Prix. The Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit has been home to the race for over 2 decades and is conveniently located within Albert Park. This Formula One racing event is an iconic aspect of Albert Park and Melbourne in general. Plus, seeing the high-speed racers tear through the track is an unforgettable experience. If you’re looking for an event you can participate in yourself, you can try the Albert Melbourne Parkrun. Every Saturday morning by the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre, you can take on this run for yourself to meet people and get some exercise while travelling through the scenic Coot Picnic area.

Where to stay near Albert Park?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 245 holiday rentals near Albert Park. From 42 Houses to 191 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 Albert Park is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Albert Park Lake: 2,443 holiday rentals
  • South Melbourne Beach: 2,433 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre: 2,379 holiday rentals
  • ISKCON Melbourne (Hare Krishna Temple): 2,439 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,432 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Albert Park 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 Albert Park?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 42 Houses in Albert Park. Our other popular types of Albert Park holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 191 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Albert Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 69 holiday homes with pool available in Albert Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.