How do you get the best experience out of a visit to Melbourne, perennially rated as the most liveable city in the world? The simple answer would be: “Don’t put its tourist attractions as the priority.” This is not to dismiss the attractions - on the contrary, many of them are spectacular and memorable - but Melbourne’s inimitable charm lies away from those sightseeing spots. You can find it in the hidden laneways in the city centre that are filled with atmosphere cafes and eclectic shops. You can also find it in the city’s numerous suburbs, many of which exude unique charm and character. All you need is to venture out of the box, and you will be richly rewarded. So why not book an Airbnb vacation rental out of downtown, in a suburban district such as the following options in Caulfield North? You will be pleasantly surprised by how special your vacation can turn out to be.
If your jaws do not drop at the sight of this immaculately decorated home, then nothing else would! You can spend hours just admiring the warm old-school decor, the classy bar, the atmospheric hallway, and the magnificent dining room. But don’t just laze about, there’s a pool for you to swim, a pool table to test your cue skills, and a foosball table to challenge your family or friends with. You can also cook up a storm with the outdoor BBQ grill or in the well-equipped kitchen. With such a stunning accommodation, it may be hard to get the urge to go out and explore, but fortunately, public transport and eateries are easy walking distance.
Room & ensuite in unique house/poolCaulfield North, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe room is beautiful very comfortable bed andThe bed was world class towels fluffy and wifi reliableIt looks like a palace for livingA very comfortable place with very spacious living areas open to all to useKitchen fully equipped Bed is so comfyprivate bath ensuite which was clean and with a great shower and luxurious towelsThe place is very cleanThe house including the ensuite is very clean and tidyThe bed is awesome as is the bathwell appointed and very clean
Host:very helpful and easy goingvery friendly generous hosts with an olde worlde home an nice outdoor area with pool to cool offshe made me feel most welcome and at homei love it love loveThey were super friendly & their home was absolutely stunningRead more reviewsbut the city is easy to get toVery interesting house in a beautiful neighbourhoodThe house is located in the suburbs just 40min away from the city centreNear from tram stop very posh areaBeautiful house in a beautiful neighborhood Easy walk to deli and a few restaurants
Caulfield North is home to the Caulfield Park, a large Victorian garden that features a war memorial, a decorative lake, and playing fields for various sports. It is also pet-friendly if you wish to bring along your pets to the park, which has some designated off-leash areas. There are some good accommodations around the park, such as these spacious guestrooms in a villa with bright open-plan lounge and dining space. There are three bedrooms available, and they can host up to eight guests. A tram service station to the city centre is just a two-minute walk away.
Large light filled homeCaulfield, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThere were five of us and we had plenty of bed space and our own bathroom Towelsbut I think it would be difficult if we stayed any longer as the bedrooms are quite small as is the bathroomThe kitchen was well equipped as wellApril was tolerant and patient with my noisy childrenThe space for us is very large cosy and quite environmentApril was very friendly and her house was spacious and very cleanApril's house was very cleanThe apartment is clean and comfortableApril was a really nice host and the place was very clean and my friendsIt had everything we needed except malt vinegar and worcestershire sauce
Host:was a very welcoming host and made us feel at homeshe is very helpful and communicate effectivelyshe answered all the queries quicklyis so close to major roadsbut she was very accomodatingRead more reviewsApril's place was in a very safe and good location 5 minutes to the shops and restaurantsIt is in a good locationA very convenient location Close to shops and transport Plenty of street parking availableThe property is very close to tram stationHowever April communicated via text to ensure we were able to get in April
This charming guestroom for two is decked out in easy-to-the-eye art-deco furniture and has all the necessary amenities like wifi, access to a well-equipped kitchen and a bathroom. Best of all, it is located in a central part of the Caulfield suburb, near the intersection of two main roads. There is a tram stop nearby, two suburb train stations less than 2 km (1.2 miles) away, and eateries within walking distance. For solo or business travellers, it is an ideal rental option with all the convenience that it brings.
Tasteful and spacious Art-Deco delight!Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsthe bed was super comfyVery comfortable and cosy acomodationBeautiful flat with a spacious and incredibly comfortable room; quality bedding and plenty of storage spaceThe bedroom is spacious and includes a heater and the kitchen has everythingClean and nice room as shown in the picturesHis place was close to public transport and we were very comfortableAmazing location & ridiculously clean apartmentThe house was so clean and tidy and has reasonable priceRoom was clean tidy & neateverything was clean and the location was great
Host:William was nice and helpfulWilliam was a very welcoming and helpful hostWilliam was a great hostWilliam is very friendly and easy goingWilliam himself was not only very responsive with messages and helpful with details about cafes and transport but really nice to chat to as wellRead more reviewsCaulfield Race course and also walking distance to restaurant strip and local librarythe location is close to tram and bus stationsThere is plenty of food / coffee within walking distance and a tram stop across the streetGreat location - easy tram ride into the city and really nearby to Monash universality (our reason for being in Melbourne)The tram station was right outside the house which was convenient but could be a tad noisy
The world-renowned Monash University has one of its five campuses in Caulfield, housing various important faculties such as Arts, Business and Economics, Nursing and Health Sciences. The campus is located just beside the Caulfield train station. It’s worth a visit to check out its Museum of Art, which has a collection of more than 1,500 works by Australian artists. This clean and spacious apartment beside Caulfield Park is about 1 km (0.6 miles) away from the campus, and the host has provided some basic kitchen provisions, shower equipment, and even public transport cards for your convenience.
Parkside 1BR apartment. WIFI. A/C. Self check in.Caulfield North, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe only thing lacking was a table in the kitcheneverything was just like it was in the picturesThe car parking space is a tight squeeze and would not suit a large carYou'll find it same as shown in photosso you need to be able to use stairsThe apartment is clean tidy and quietIt was immaculately clean good towels and linensHis apartment is clean and quiet and he is very responsiveThe place is great Exactly as pictured and described James is lovely great communicationThe apartment was spotlessly clean and well maintained
Host:Unfortunately he was away when I arrivedJames was a great hostJames is a good host answering any questions quicklyHost was very responsive and accommodatingconvenient James was also always reachable via phoneRead more reviewsNice flat in a Suburban area in Melbourne Public Transport 10 min walkLovely place in a great location Minutes from Monash Uni Caulfield train station and lots of local shopsIt has a very convenient location within 10 mins walk to Caulfield Station andGreat little place in a relaxing location not too far from transportand it is a safe neighbourhood
This elegant boutique apartment is located in the adjacent Elsternwick suburb, one of the oldest residential areas in Melbourne. The bedroom is on the mezzanine floor, with a queen-size bed reachable by a staircase. Amenities include a cable TV, WiFi, and a well-equipped kitchen downstairs. The neighbourhood is quiet and serene even though you are only about a three-minute walk away from public transport, cafes, restaurants, and a convenience store. It all adds up to a stress-free, pleasant accommodation to unwind after exploring the delightful city.
Boutique Apartment near City & BeachElsternwick, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe bed is super comfortableNo hassles getting a car parkThe apartment is exactly as shown in the photos - plenty of spaceIt gets a little bit hot high up in the bedThere is only a small outdoor space in the corridor along the side of the house butVery Clean Private and quiet placevery quiet and clean fantastic hostsAwesome place perfectly clean and fully furnishedThe room was stylish and clean Naomi was very helpfulThe beds were comfortable and we slept very well
Host:we did meet her lovely husband who was more than helpful with any questionsSmall comfortable great locationEspecially the place of hospitality that satisfied all expectationscontained apartment combined with the care and hospitality of a dedicated host familyeither Naomi and Steve were very quick with their replies and helpful Would be happy to stay here againRead more reviewswe loved just walking around the neighbourhood :)On the prettiest street in Elsternwick tooGreat little place in a great locationA great place to stay in a lovely locationjust 20 mins walk to the railway station
One of the great joys in Melbourne is exploring and enjoying its many distinct and charming suburbs. Fitzroy and Collingwood are where you will find eclectic cafes and stores aplenty, while Footscray is a working-class area with a cool, multicultural vibe. Those staying in Caulfield North should visit nearby St Kilda, a popular beach suburb with abundant nightlife options for beachcombers. All these suburbs can be easily reached via public transport, and this cozy guestroom for two is just a five-minute walk from tram stops and a suburban train station. The place is nonetheless secluded and quiet, with a small patio and backyard for you to enjoy the serenity of the suburb.
Beautiful private ensuite room in Caulfield NorthCaulfield North, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe place is comfortable like homeThe bedroom was comfortable & spacious & the bathroom spotlessThere is private off-street parking provided and the room has a comfy bed with a large ensuite bathroom and reverse cycle AC for cold nightsTheir apartment is very spacious with own bathroom and living roomThe spacious room with en-suite bathroom was very clean and tidy - there is also a generous size TV in the room Tea and coffee facilities and even the use of a fridge in a space just outside the...The accommodation is very clean and fresh with lovely soft towels and fresh linenVery clean room and provide good breakfastvery quiet Super comfy bed and very cleanWe had a very comfortable stay here Comfy bed and very clean room and en suiteThe place is clean spacious and sunny with your own private bathroom Train station and various tram lines are nearby
Host:super affable extremely helpfulWe had a very wonderful experience with Mark and Julia very hospitableThey also have great breakfast options available for the guestsMark our host was very friendly and easy goingMark and Juile are wonderful hostsRead more reviewsThe house is in a residential neighbourhood with supermarkets/restaurants/cafes reachable within a 15-20 minute walkThe house is a 5 minute walk to Malvern train stationAnd it only takes a few minutes to walk to the nearest tram5 minutes walk to trams to City and St Kildayou're just around the corner from Malvern train station and Glenferrie road which has loads of restaurants/supermarkets
While downtown Melbourne is full of wondrous museums, riverside parks and shopping strips, you have to go off the beaten path and explore its hidden laneways to truly appreciate the heart and soul of the city. This is where you will find eclectic shops, hole-in-the-wall eateries and stunning, unique street art. For starters, try these more popular lanes: Hosier Lane, Meyers Place, AC/DC Lane and Tattersalls Lane. After a day of exploration, what better way to relax your tired limbs than soaking in an indoor pool, which this stylish apartment offers access to. You can also cuddle up on its cozy sofa and plush double bed, and be recharged for more laneway trips.
Cosy retreat in a convenient locationCaulfield North, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe apartment is comfortable with all the amenities that you requireSharon provided linen and other amenities to make our stay very pleasantclean and tidy all facilities included secure parking high speed internetIt was great to be able to park in the underground car parkTea Coffee loads moreIt was very clean and the host was extremely lovelyvery clean and comfortable apartmentThe complex is welcoming and the apartment was very comfortable and clean Close to shopsIt is stylish and sparkling clean Also very securedWe spent 4 nights over Easter at Sharon' very comfortable and exceptionally clean apartment which included secure parking and conveniently located
Host:when we commented to her privately about the Queen bed being very hard she supplied us with a mattress topper that same dayshe was wonderful and very helpfulThe host is absolutely awesomeShe went over and above to make us feel welcome and the pool was awesomeShe was a great host who responded to messages quickly and was very flexible with checking in/out which made things easy for usRead more reviewsthe local Caulfield Park playground was close by tooThe apartment itself is very well located near Caulfield Station (which has frequent trains to the city) and near tram stops tooThere is a large supermarket nearby too as well as great little restaurants which you can also get food take awayIt is located right in the middle of places we were planning to go to during our stay with quite a few restaurants and coles within walking distanceSharon is a Very friendly host Access to complex gym and around the corner from Caulfield park which is a great space
One of the great things about accommodations in the Melbourne suburbs is that, even if they are based close to the boundaries and away from the suburb’s central eateries and convenience marts, you can just cross over to the adjacent suburb and find similar shops and restaurants within easy reach. Take this snug Caulfield North apartment with a comfy couch and hot shower for instance. While it may be quite a distance away from the suburbs main shopping and dining strip, it is close to the eateries and Woolworth’s mart at the adjacent Malvern suburb. So you can easily enjoy the suburban charms even while based in this no-frills apartment.
Malvern central close 2 everything.Caulfield North, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe little kitchenette came in handy for cooking small meals and the free parkingHer apartment with free parking is cosy and equipped with the necessities for our one weekHer apartment has all the amenities including dishes and utensils which allows you to cook meals in the apartmentI missed dining table a bitNice little apartment unit in quiet Melbourne suburbClean quiet and close to everythingThe place felt very secure and Theresia was extremely helpfulThe apartment was clean and we recommend it for anyone considering itThere's a toaster too which I didn't use and an iron which was particularly handy for workclean safe area and awesome value
Host:and she is a wonderful hostTheresia was soo accommodating and made sure we got in fine and gave us wonderful tips about MelbourneTheresia was really helpful and provided us a vacuum cleaner very quick when requestedTheresia couldn't have done more for us lots of communication and offers of assistanceThe host was very nice and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location easy to get around fromThe complex is in a great location walking distance from supermarketsClosest supermarket was Woolies in Malvern Central shopsThe apartment is right next to tram 64/16 stop and a short walking distance away from Malvern railway stationbut then there was also a 24 hour Coles supermarket within walking distance too
While most of Melbourne suburbs have a well-connected public transport system, you would preferably need a car to get to major attractions such as the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island and the Dandenong Ranges, all of which are on the outskirts of the city. This modern and beautifully-decorated apartment has free parking space for your rented car, as well as public transport (trains and trams) at the doorstep. It also has everything you need for a comfortable stay, such as a well-stocked kitchen, unlimited wifi and private courtyard with BBQ grill.
Modern apt next to public transport
Caulfield North was once the home of many huge Victorian mansions on large estates, but most of them were demolished and subdivided in the early 20th century. One of those which survived, the Labassa, is now being owned by the National Trust, and you can take a tour of its lavish interior every third Sunday of the month. This is just one of the unique sights in this suburb, which is well-served by tram and train services. Therefore, you can be conveniently based in accommodations such as this classy one-bedroom apartment, which includes smart TV with Netflix, coffee machine and capsules, and even a courtyard with gas BBQ grill.
Spacious 1BD+studyCaulfield North, Victoria, Australia
Hidden suburban treasures in beguiling city
Melbourne’s delightful suburbs offer accommodations that are peaceful yet convenient, giving you an ideal base to explore the hidden treasures of the beguiling city. From historical mansions to relaxing gardens, there is always something interesting in each suburb, and all it takes is a public transport card and lots of curiosity from the intrepid traveller.
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