Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Melbourne, Australia - Updated 2021

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As the state capital and most populous city in Victoria, Australia, Melbourne is home to some of the best cafes, bars, and nightlife in Australia. Voted the ‘World’s Most Liveable City’ by the Economist in 2011, it has remained at the top spot since then.

To help you have a fantastic time, here are top 10 Airbnb's​ to keep you happy in Melbourne:

1. Richmond architect's own apartment (from USD 108)

Tastefully designed by a local architect, this apartment is part of a seven-unit development recently completed. Inspired by the Japanese space management system, the architect himself designed the timber-clad pod that joins the bathroom, kitchen, and living room into one tastefully linked space.

This two-story loft features large windows that allow guests to enjoy the natural light that flows in through the semi-translucent curtains. Roll about in the upper bedroom where you will be well-hidden from any exterior disturbances.

Richmond is an area filled with Asian grocery shops and local produce. Famous for its vibrant cultural hotspots, there are plenty of cafes within walking distance to enjoy a good cuppa.

Richmond architect's own apartment
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
143 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was comfortable and air conditioner excellent
plenty of good places nearby for coffee and breakfast
the apartment is warm comfortable and light filled
delightfully designed modern apartment with thoughtful amenities
beautifully designed apartment that is very cozy with a lot of natural light (due to the large windows)
the apartment was beautifully presented and very clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean tidy and well provisioned with an honesty pantry
clean modern apartment with all facilities required for a comfortable stay
great little place in richmond place was spotless everything you need and great value
a lovely little place - was clean felt spacious and had lots of natural light
cameron is responsive to requests and a great host
cam is a great host
cameron was a great host meeting us on site
cameron was an excellent host and very prompt with responding
cameron was everything kind
lovely apartment centrally located close to public transport and easy walk to everything
great place and great location
great place centrally located with everything you need
perfectly suited to a couple looking for an apartment super close to absolutely everything
stylish pad in a great location in richmond
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2. Designer 2 Floor House with Rooftop (from 153 USD)

Decorated with Danish designer mid-century furniture, this newly completed designer retreat stands next to a 110-year-old terrace house.

With an internal courtyard, back garden, and rooftop garden, you are spoiled for choice. Enjoy the teaming sunlight as it shines on the front courtyard, take in breaths of fresh air as you stroll in the back garden, and sunbathe during warm afternoons on the rooftop with a watermelon juice in hand.

Located in an area with quiet surroundings, you can be sure that it will appear like you’ve booked a resort, rather than another Airbnb apartment. So just stay, enjoy, and take in the serenity of Melbourne!

Designer 2 Floor House with Rooftop

Address: Cremorne, VIC, Australia (see map)

Price: from 153 USD

3. R Terrace in Vibrant Collingwood (from USD 165)

This Victorian terraced cottage has been given a major overhaul with its new contemporary fixtures and furnishings.

With 2 bedrooms, it sleeps up to 4 people and features a BBQ set just in case you were thinking of grabbing some fresh meats from Queen Victoria Market and grilling them for your dinner.

Otherwise, it’s a short walk from Smith Street, where some of Melbourne’s hottest fine-dining restaurants line the roads.

Victorian Terrace House in vibrant Collingwood
Collingwood, Victoria, Australia
63 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish space with all the mod cons we were very comfortable
it was so comfortable and good quality from the crockery to the soft furnishings
it was clean and the kitchen was very functional
a very stylish cute and clean home
the accommodation was well decorated clean and a nice size
very clean and modern and a great location
the house is spotless stylish light airy and very comfortable
james was an amazing host
james was a great host as well
james was a perfect host quick to reply and super friendly
host very helpful and accomodating
james was an excellent host and very flexible and accommodating
great location - walking distance to everything
the location is perfect within a 10 minute walk to smith street
the location was perfect -- very close to some excellent pubs and restaurants
great little house in a fantastic location
loved the location too - collingwood is edgy and interesting with loads of great food options
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4. Awesome City Laneway Warehouse Apt (from 177 USD)

A stunning designer city apartment with rotating bookshelves, this apartment is excellent not only in its interior but it also wins for its convenient proximity to all the best Melbourne food and cultural sites.

An interesting warehouse conversion recently featured in the LA Times, it is located in the heart of Melbourne city, on Flinders Lane. Amazingly designed, quiet, convenient, and safe, what else could you want?

Let the pictures impress you, and a stay impress even more!

Awesome City Laneway Warehouse Apt

Address: Melbourne, VIC, Australia (see map)

Price: from 177 USD

5. Fitzroy Central Warehouse Convert (from 180 USD)

White, bright, and simple, this Brunswick apartment leads you directly to the best restaurants, pubs, bars, and cafes in Melbourne.

With its 2 bedrooms, this accommodation is perfect for those looking to have a converted warehouse experience in Melbourne. After all, we all want to try something different, don’t we?

This place is perfect, with a lounging area upstairs you can sip wine in the comfort of your very own Airbnb apartment.

The 2-story townhouse is so beautiful that you may not want to leave!

Fitzroy Central Warehouse Convert

Address: Fitzroy, VIC, Australia (see map)

Price: from 180 USD

6. Awesome South Yarra Penthouse Studio

This penthouse studio is located within the South Yarra district of Melbourne, famous for its vibrant streets and cafe-filled lanes, it is perfect for a first-timer exploring Melbourne.

South Yarra is home to some of the best shopping, mainly along Toorak and Chapel Street. About 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from the city, you would never have to worry about late night drinks in the city because the frequent trams that run from the city to Toorak will get you back to your penthouse in no time.

The accommodation features a private roof terrace where lazing around and basking in the sun is, of course, completely optional but highly recommended. With a private en suite shower room, you can be assured of plenty of privacy.

Enjoy the excellent panoramic views of the city skyline and relax, drink in hand, in your very own penthouse studio.

Awesome South Yarra Penthouse Studio
South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
341 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the patio in the apartment is great room is comfortable and cozy
the bed is super comfortable the room ample in size
thoughtful touches and a comfortable stay
the room was just the cutest with a lovely comfy bed
and the room itself is clean and comfy
the bed was very big and rather comfortable which is rare it was very clean and tidy
the apartment was very clean with everything you need for a short trip
the space was clean and as described - would recommend
bed is huge and comfortable place was super clean
kevin was very helpful and responsive
kevin who i booked with was very responsive and helpful which was great
great location cute apartment
the the location is great
fantastic location on chapel street
great location right on chapel street close to everything you need
a nice and cute little place
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7. Degraves St - Melbourne Heart

A stylish, New York inspired loft, this apartment is furnished with a solid timber dining table and an Instagrammable spiral staircase, all within the two-story loft.

Wake up and take a whiff of the coffee brewing downstairs as the apartment is located in one of Melbourne’s most famous coffee laneways. Near attractions such as Flinders Street Train Station and the Yarra River, it boasts amazing city views just outside the window.

Degraves Street - Melbourne's Heart
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
240 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nicely decorated really comfortable couch and bed
would highly recommend it to guests who do not require a parking lot and free wifi access :)
air conditioner wasn’t very good cooling down the entire place but may just need to be cleaned/serviced well
the room is more than perfect it actually couldn't be better
the studio has its own style bed is super comfy and all aminites are well provided
the whole place is super clean and stylish
very clean and stylish like the photos
it is clean and stylishly decorated
the place was perfectly clean and had everything we needed
very comfortable house well furnished clean and safe
very thoughtful host nice and cozy place
luke was a very accommodating host he made sure everything went smoothly
friendly quick and helpful responses from luke
luke was a great host
luke was a wonderful host very easy to communicate with and very helpful
the location is just amazing
great location and close to everything
superb location
amazing location centrally located and felt very safe
perfect location for exploring melbourne
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8. Deluxe Beachside Loft Apartment

Perfect if you’re looking to have a semi-retreat from the bustling city life, this apartment is in a converted Victorian Mansion with an in-built electric log fire to heat things up.

Located just opposite Catani Gardens and St. Kilda, the freshly renovated apartment is a must-book if relaxation on the beach is on the cards.

St Kilda West, Victoria, Australia
172 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing apartment but doesn’t have air conditioning
place had air conditioning which was great as it was a hot few days whilst we were there
beds were super comfortable
very beautiful apartment amazing localisation near the sea and amenities
although a small apartment our family of 4 was quiet comfortable
excellent and prompt communication and very clean tidy property
very clean and very ezy to get around
the loft was very clean & modern and very very comfortable (especially the master bed )
we enjoyed staying in this wonderful house which was neat and clean
hosts are extremely helpful and very quick with response
good host and always reachable
the hosts were lovely and easy to deal with
the host was amazing and easy to communicate with and made sure we were comfortable
hosts are awesome and it was very nice
the location is amazing
great location for st kilda
amazing location loft style apartment
perfect location for st kilda
very close to st kilda beach and easy distance to the cbd
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9. Private & Spacious 1 Bedroom + Study Bayside Apartment

If you’re looking for a modern and simple but spacious apartment to stay in during your visit to Melbourne, this apartment offers all that and more. Reasonably priced, it sleeps up to 2 guests and even includes complimentary coffee for those early morning wake-up calls.

Close to the St. Kilda attractions but away from the main drag, you can be assured that your stay will be nothing but serene and convenient.

Spacious 1BD+study
Caulfield North, Victoria, Australia
159 reviews
Private room in house 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. De' Azure in Melbourne CBD

A great option if staying in the CBD is what you are after, this apartment is conveniently located opposite Southern Cross Station and comes with full access to the pool, gym, and sauna.

Accommodating up to 4 people, you will feel comfortable in this self-contained apartment. Lounge around the living room area while you flick through the channels on the 32-inch (81-cm) LCD TV. The best part is that the inner-city location makes it great for exploring the side streets in Melbourne without having to spend excessive amounts of money on transport.

A Modern & Homely CBD Suite with a Pool & Gym
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
272 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Hip, minimalist or chic? Your choice!

And there is our list of the top 10 Airbnb accommodations to stay happy and merry in Melbourne.

With choices that fulfill the hip, minimalistic, or chic side of you, you’re really spoiled for choice when it comes to somewhere truly outstanding to stay in Australia’s Melbourne.

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