Voted as the World’s most ‘liveable city’ for over five years, there are at least 101 different reasons to take a vacation to Melbourne. The top three most obvious reasons have to be the sun and the surf, with tourists flocking from all over the world every year to soak up some rays on the beach, followed by the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere that will soon have you grinning from ear to ear. Finally, a big pull is the wide range of activities you can do in Melbourne, from shopping, strolling around the bright and bustling Queen Victoria Market, seeing the latest art, and the fun nightlife. Firstly though, you’ll need somewhere to stay to soak up all that sand, surf and smiles, so book one of these top Airbnb Plus vacation rentals today.
This adorable compact open-plan studio is ideal for couples looking to stay in the heart of Melbourne. The bedroom features a standard double bed, while the sitting area is comfortable and has a large flat screen television with colorful throws and cushions to relax on. The kitchenette is well equipped with both an electric stove and an oven. There is plenty of character throughout the property, and past guests particularly loved the art deco windows.
Art Deco Studio Apartment in Heart of MelbourneMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsI am getting one for homeTram is right outside of the apartmentThe space was beautifully decorated with a comfy bed excellent bathroom and all the little extras that made it perfectAll amenities are available for an extended stay with cooking and laundry facilities provided in the apartmentI was so happy to see that it exceeded the incredible pictures posted to AirbnbThe apartment is beautiful and cleanextremely clean and the extra touchesCentral as central can get incredibly spaciousThe apartment was spotlessly cleanThe apartment was otherwise very quiet and thankfully devoid of climate control systems common in many hotels
Host:and she is responsiveness to every questions we had andThe host is super responsiveThankyou Jayne for being so helpful and accomodatingJayne was great to work withJayne was excellent to communicate with & we appreciated dropping our bags off earlyRead more reviewsWe found the location perfect CBD but walking distance to Melbourne Park and the Botanical GardenThe location was also very convenient to explore around the CBDLots of great Melbourne laneways close byThis lovely apartment is located at very central locationbut hopefully this time in warmer weather
This stylish apartment comes with an amazing view of the Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay. Moreover, it is within walking distance of the Crown Casino, Melbourne Aquarium, South Wharf DFO, and Melbourne Convention Centre. There are two queen-sized bedrooms with large windows and there is a bathroom for each bedroom so that there won’t be any early morning arguments. The kitchen area has everything you need, plus a few extras, and past guests loved that the two bright dining areas, one inside and one on the outdoor patio.
Penthouse Apartment with Panoramic ViewsMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsAs described- beautiful flat with outstanding viewsonly room on the floor and a great viewThe main living floor is one flight of stairs up (so technically the 29th floor) and provides a very comfortable living room/dining room/kitchen combinationBUT the view is the highlightHad my wedding photos taken on the terrace with melbourne as the backdropThe views are beautiful and the apartment was very clean and stylishAmazing service and very clean and beautiful apartmentThe apartment was well appointed and extremely cleanThe penthouse itself is terrific in great condition and exactly as picturedAlso the location can't be beat
Host:the hosts could not have done more for usand she quickly sent one to usThe hosts had great communicationThe host was so lovelyLocal guide book was super helpfulRead more reviewsSo it is very easy to get around and is only a 10 to 15 min walk to the main tourist sightsIt is also located about 7 mins from the Southern Cross train station so very convenientWe ended up using the Tram to get around everywhere from restaurants parks and even CostcoThe location is ideal - with a tram stop just a walk away from main entryThe location was also great within walking distance to the great attractions of
If you want to get away and forget all of your worries, then this themed vacation rental might be your ideal choice. With its generous amounts of space and unique attention to detail, you’ll be swept away into a magical wonderland. The bedroom features cloud-shaped lamps and walls painted like the sky, making you feel as if you’re soaring in the sky when you’re just lying on the bed. In contrast, the dining room looks exactly like a forest with wooden tree trunk seats, a woodland scenery on the walls and even astroturf on the floor. This really is a unique accommodation!
Forest-and-Heaven Themed Apartment Close to the Heart of the CBDMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsProbably the comfiest bed I've slept in besides my own.This apartment was so beautiful I wanted to lie in bed all day!Beautiful place and the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in!Very clean and well designed.Very clean and quirky!It was clean and magical!
Host:No need to rush out and buy things.They obviously had put in so much effort and thought to get there apartment the way it was.Thank you to the hosts for this experience.Read more reviewsVery good place to staythe location is very convenient.Really BEAUTIFUL place to stay.
Another luxury apartment with fantastic views, this time of the Kings Domain Gardens and the Shrine of Remembrance. We love the stylish color coordination in the property as it creates a very relaxing mood. The bedroom is spacious and comes with an ensuite, not to mention that the modern kitchen is stocked with all new appliances. Nothing can beat sitting at the little dining area to enjoy your breakfast as you admire the views offered by the floor-to-ceiling glass windows. The host really goes out of their way to ensure that you have the best stay, there are even travel cards available in the property for guests.
Luxury Apartment with an Exceptional View of the ShrineSouthbank, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsthe bed is confy and the linenswatching the sun come up and the hot air balloonsThe apartment was a delight to stay inGiven the amount of pictures I received of the view from the apartmentIt was great to also use the underground parking spotPerfect location spacious nicely decorated and very cleanThe apartment was very homely and had everything required Perfect locationThe apartment was located centrally it was extremely well presented and the view is simply "WOWstunning views super clean and close to everythingThe apartment is very clean and comfortable
Host:Sandra was very easy to communicate with and made us feel very welcome againGreat communication with the hostsVery warm and friendly hostSandra was helpful with a check in request and followed up with us to make sure it worked outFantastic area do not hesitate to bookRead more reviewsbut also close enough to walk via the many green parksThe location is very convenient to southbank and the cityThe location is great near to CBD and easy to get aroundThe location is great CBDIdeal location for trips into the CBD
Just one block away from Chinatown, this happy and cozy apartment is ideal for couples who want to stay in the throbbing central area of Melbourne. The apartment is compact but well designed so that it doesn’t feel too tight. The dining area is next to the large window so that the light floods into the room, while the seating area has a comfortable sofa with a flat screen television on the wall. There is even a kitchenette on site. The bedroom is particularly cozy with a queen sized bed, specialist room-darkening shades, a smart TV, and an ensuite bathroom.
Cosy, Central Apartment Close to ChinatownMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe apartment is as shown in the picturesThe bed is a wall bed but felt really sturdy and comfyThe bed (despite being a pull down bed) is really comfortable and cozyTidy apartment - everything you needThe apartment is big enough for 2Jerome's place was very neat and cleanEverything was clean and we felt very at home during our stayVery pleasant and clean apartment with thoughtful amenitiesThe place was very homely and had everything we neededThe apartment was conveniently located clean and welcoming
Host:the host was really friendly and helpfulVery good location and the owner was super responsive and helpfulThe host is friendly and supportiveReally appreciated him accommodating our check in and outJerome was very helpful and quick to respondRead more reviewsgreat location and easy to get to and from around the cityVery easy and convenient locationThe location is really convenient many good restaurants nearbyIt's located at a really central area Walking distance to everywhere basicallyIt's also a great location
Overlooking Victoria Harbour, this modern apartment has three bedrooms and can sleep up to eight guests in total. The first two bedrooms feature queen-sized beds whilst the third room features a twin. Each room is elegantly decorated with neutral undertones and subtle color-pops. The bedrooms share up to two full bathrooms. The kitchen is narrow but spacious and we are particularly fond of the long breakfast table which all of your guests can sit around and enjoy a communal meal. The property is just a short walk to attractions such as the Etihad Stadium, the Docklands, and Crown Entertainment Precinct.
Enjoy and Experience in Melbourne Le’City ApartmentMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen and the living space in particular were very modern and highHer apartment is so cozyEverything is comfortable but everything is tightAnd all our necessities are provided (kitchen utensils washing and drying machine bathroom amenities)Great position and accessible apartmenteverything was spotless and very neat and tidyWell located and clean apartmentThe rooms are comfortable and clean And the public place is also very comfyGreat location very comfortable and cleanVery clean and well located apartment accessible to everything
Host:good facility good ownerMon was always quick to respond in communication and was incredibly accommodating when asked for early check in and late check out So pleased with our stayMon was a great host - fast and friendly with communicationMon gave good directions and was helpful through the stayBe sure to get directions from the hostRead more reviewsThere are lots of restaurants nearby and it only takes 5 minutes to walk to the Southern Cross tram stationThe location is very convenient walking distance to everythingEasy to access great location andVery convenient go out for shoppingThe location is perfect because it's in the middle of city there are lot of small restaurants and coffee shops
This bright apartment for two guests is one of the best locations in terms of access to amenities, historical sites, and entertainment. It is another open-plan design, this time featuring a large black leather sofa, a small pine-wood dining area, and a compact full kitchen. We like that although the property is open-plan, the double-sized bedroom does feel slightly separate because it is up a few short steps on a different level. The studio is also in a secure location near the Parliament House.
Comfortable Studio Apartment near Parliament HouseMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsCant rate it high enoughsuper modern and well appointed spaceThe studio was large in size stocked with everything you could want or needmodern private and the owners provided an amazing amount of helpfull extras right down to beer in the fridgeThe decor is tastefully modernvery clean and beautifully decoratedand it was beautifully decoratedThe apartment is full of character spotlessly clean and very comfortableThe apartment was lovely spotlessly clean & in a great locationExcellent studio apartment - very thoughtfully curated for guests
Host:let us in and welcome usVery good contact with John who has been helpfulJohn was very thoughtful & helpful a great host Thoroughly enjoyed our stayJohn was great to meet us and check us into the apartmentJohn was a wonderful hostRead more reviewsis it's location since it is very close to a city tram lineJohns place is very convenient and easy to get around to places in the cityIts located in the thick of some amazing cafes restaurants bars and interesting lanewaysWhere to begin - great location in the best part of the Melbourne CBD and a tram stop right out the frontSpring St Grocer right around the corner
The hosts have worked hard to create an iconic home away from home for their guests. There is a collection of unique artwork throughout the property and we love the blue painted wooden-paneled flooring. The kitchen is well equipped and there is a full dining room. The outside of the property is graffitied with various designs and artworks, and you can use the onsite bikes free of charge. Stay at this vacation rental if you wish to experience the local life!
Stay in a Hip Apartment Designed by Local CreativesFitzroy, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe bed is super comfortableNice bedroom with good bedWorth saying the bed and bedding is sooo comfortableThe apartment is quirky - lot's of off-the-wall art on the walls - with a very comfortable bedA spacious well appointed flat with everything you needVery clean and attention to detailThe apartment was beautifully decorated and styled along with loads of small touches like bath products candles and perfumes available for useThe house is beautifully decorated and very comfortable with lovely little touches that made the stay really specialCool spot bikes were good to use Clean tidy placeGorgeously styled (I was inspired) and super thoughtfully stocked with everything a traveller needs
Host:and she was helpful with any questionsso sweet and friendly - all in all I highly recommendNicola was very helpful and quick to reply everytimeThe staff at the Standard store was very helpful to give us tips for nice restaurantswe felt very welcomed and relaxed during our stayRead more reviewsNice place in a nice location to get around to areas inIt's close to a great selection of bars and restaurantsTerrific location for spending time enjoying the shops restaurants and bars of FitzroyGreat place to stay - close to shops cafes and bars of Fitzroy and Collingwood and short tram ride (or walk) from the cityyou can easily walk or catch a tram to everywhere
This luxurious and spacious studio for three guests comes with its own patio so that you can sit back and unwind after a busy day exploring Melbourne. This vacation rental oozes with vintage chic, perfect for your stay in Melbourne with your loved ones. There is a large kitchen on the property, and organic toiletries are available for your use. A nice seating area is found near the queen-sized bed. The property is located in Carlton which is a friendly area filled with amazing cafes, markets, gardens, and restaurants.
Central Parkside Studio in a Heritage GemCarlton, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsBed was confortable Car park was an added bonusBright & airy accommodation providing comfy bedsand I feel like it was our own little home away from homeHad all the necessary amenities and a great shower Would definitely stay againoff-street gated parking & a beautifully appointed space perfect for a coupleApartment was clean and communication with Kristy was easy and promptApartment was clean And beautifulI spent 2 nights with my baby and hubby baby cot and baby bath tub +Towels were also plentiful and luxuriousCute & clean apartment in a great location
Host:Jared was very friendly and helpfulThe studio is very niceThe hosts were very helpfulGreat location friendly and helpful host exactly as depicted in photographsThe hosts were hospitable quick to respond and made sure that everything was as good as they wanted it to beRead more reviewsThe location was great to get to all parts of Melbourne easilyThe location is perfect between Fitzroy Carlton andPerfect location to the Exhibition centre and great restaurantsPerfect location for events at the Exhibition Centre Within running distance of several parkrunsGreat location walk to everything
This bright luxury apartment features floor-to-ceiling windows so that you can truly enjoy the skyline view. The immaculate living room comes with plenty of seating options and a large flat screen television with Netflix. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed and mirrored wardrobes which perfectly reflect the view from the window. Walking into the property leads you straight into the well-equipped kitchenette area, before entering into the spacious living room. The property is just a stone’s throw away from many fantastic eateries, the shopping hubs of Bourke St Mall, the Melbourne Central, and the Emporium.
Luxury Apartment with a View in the CBDMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe view from the apartment was fantasticThe view of the apartment is stunningThe apartment itself had all the amenities one would need and was quite comfortableIt was beautiful to watch the sunset over the city in the eveningAlso the view wasn't too shabby eitherIt was extremely clean and check inThe apartment was very clean and stylishThe apartment is beautifully presented and thoughtfully put togetherAnd the apartment was very stylish and cleanThe apartment is also super close to public transportation
Host:Great host with very quick responsesjust a small gesture really made it that extra bit more luxuriousShe also is very friendly responsive and was able to accomodate our unusual flight schedule by allowing us to check-in a few hours early and to provide recommendations of things for us to do whil...The host is something else super careful and sweetLuxuria helped me to fixRead more reviewsstylish and conveniently located near the Queen Victoria Market and a short tram ride away from anywheresteps away from Queen Victoria Market and free tramsCommunication throughout the booking process andIt's only a block away from Queen Victoria MarketGreat place with great amenities Very convenient to Queen Vic market and Melbourne Central
Situated centrally, this Melbourne apartment is close to excellent transport in the city and is handy for the Convention Centre. The unit sleeps up to five guests in two bedrooms. There is a bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. WiFi and a television are supplied, as is a hairdryer, washer, and dishwasher. Self-check-in makes for easy access. Safety features include good lighting on the entrance pathway, and it’s step-free. Guests enjoy the information provided by the host on tips of where to go and how to get around the city. There’s a patio that provides pleasant views, and guests have access to a swimming pool.
Bright designer CBD Pad *WIFI POOL GYM SAUNAMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe apartment itself is well appointed with comfy beds and a nice balconyThe flat was so cosy and stylishthe place looks just like the pictures and the location is amazingThe apartment is beautiful and modern and not a single detail has been sparedclean apartment with all the amenities you needVery centralised for everything Clean and very modern apartmentsLovely clean apartment nicely decorated and very comfortableThe apartment is quite new and was very neat and cleanwas clean and tidy with everything we neededthe place is really clean
Host:The communication was fantastic and there were some nice touches that made all the difference for our stayFantastic communication and help Will definitely book for our next stayAmazing host with fast responsesGreat location central and handy to all amenitiesPaul was very communicative and sent very detailed instructions which helped our stayRead more reviewsThe location is incredible being only a minute's walk to Southern Cross Station Marvel StadiumJust a few mins from Southern Cross Station and in walking distance from CBDIt is conveniently located to Southern Cross station and restaurantsA good place to live inThe location a short distance from Southern Cross Station was also a real bonus
12. Budget friendly one-bedroom apartment for four guests near Kingston and city center (from USD 58)
Small groups fo travelers on the budget can save a few bucks and stay in this affordable and cozy little flat big enough for four guests. This charming property is just five minutes away from Kingston, and 10 minutes to the city center via car. It’s walking distance to the Canberra Glassworks, National Gallery, and the Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets. The property also promises a king-sized bed, a sofa-bed and basic toiletries in the bathroom, as well as a washer. Guests can make ample use of the Wifi, the kitchenette big enough for basic meal prep for the lazy nights you just want to stay in. Make the most out of your stay at Canberra and enjoy the vibrant city right from where you are staying to every pit stop you’ll be making.
Cosy One Bedroom Unit in Canberra's Inner-SouthNarrabundah, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable bedvery comfortable apartmentvery comfortableplenty of hot watercomfortable room with high standard furniturevery clean and centraleverything was clean and tidythe place was really clean snd tidyit is well decorated and extremely cleanthe apartment is clean and tidy when i checked in
Host:very responsive host and super easy self check in and outmade me smilehighly responsive, friendly host!we loved the welcome sign and its words of welcomegood location, neat and comfortable house, nice host, suitable for couples or small family for holidays breakRead more reviewslocation is very centralised, close proximity to city centregreat location and free parking areagood location too - not far away from the main areacosy and convenient locationgreat location and easy check in
Located in central Footscray, this elegant apartment can sleep up to four guests. The apartment is in an area well-known for culture and the arts. Just a short walk from the train station, it’s convenient for getting to the sites in Melbourne. If you have a car. there’s free parking on the premises. You’ll be comfortable with bathroom and bedroom essentials supplied. For entertainment, there’s a television and free WiFi. Enjoy the fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. A dishwasher is supplied for cleaning up afterward. A hairdryer and coffee maker are available as well.
Sun Kissed Apartment in Central FootscrayFootscray, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsIt is extremely cosy and it felt like homeThe apartment is clean private and decent size with all amenitiesIn/our process was seamlessa fridge stocked with the basics water on arrivalThe apartment is well equipped with whatever you might need for a short stayThe apartment was very clean and tidyThe place is clean n quietThe apartment was clean and crispClean bright safe and convenient to public transportAnd the apartment is also good clean
Host:he was a wonderful hostThe host was great very responsiveHe was quick to respond to messages and also gave clear instructions during check in and check outHe is always willing to assist whenever help was neededAn incredibly accommodating host who's willing to go the extra mile to help his guests anywayRead more reviewsVery nice place to get away from busy lifeThe location is convenient quietQuiet building great sound proofingLocation wise also very near just 3-4 minutes walking distance fromIts within walking distance from many cafes and eateries Its a quick walk to the train station or a cheap uber ride to the city
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