Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Docklands, Melbourne, Australia - Updated 2021

airbnb Melbourne Docklands, Australia

Docklands, Australia started off as an urban renewal project to extend the Central Business District (CBD) of Melbourne. Today, it has developed into an urban harbour and is now home to national business headquarters such as that of National Australia Bank, ANZ, and Bureau of Meteorology. Being a major business centre, Docklands attracts international business trips and corporate conferences. This highly urbanised waterfront has thus become a significant part of Melbourne.

Whether you’re visiting Docklands for business purposes, a leisure trip, or perhaps you’re simply an urban planning enthusiast curious about this region’s development — there’s always something new to discover in this area. Get the most of your experience in this concrete jungle with these top Airbnb vacation rentals in Docklands, Melbourne, Australia.

1. Waterfront home near free tram access (from USD 78)

Simple yet elegant, with its bright white aesthetics contrasted by timber floorboards and modern furnishing, this one-bedroom condo unit in Docklands provides stylish accommodations for up to three guests. It is well-equipped with modern amenities including a full kitchen with Italian joinery and a lovely living room with floor-to-ceiling windows that shows out to the views of the Yarra River. During your stay, you are also invited to use the lobby, pool, fitness center, and sauna. The unit is located in a free tram zone and also within walking distance to Southern Cross Station and Golden Express Supermarket.

180° Waterfront View, 5★Amenities, Free Tram Zone
Docklands, Victoria, Australia
116 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great views beautiful small apartment
amazing apartment with a spectacular view as shown in pictures which are very accurate
really nice apartment great views of the yarra river
great view comfortable and convenient
great views of the yarra river from both dining room and bedroom in super new building with amenities
very clean and well presented
beautifully decorated and very clean
the apartment was very clean and stylish
the place was spotless the bed was really comfortable
the place is very clean
an accommodating & pleasant host
hosts are nice and friendly
beautiful place to stay hosts are lovely and respond very quickly to questions
such great hosts 110% recommended
the hosts are amazing and so quick with replies
great spot close to free tram stop
great location in nice and quiet building
was great to get away walking distance to woolworths
great place is a beautiful location
great location well furnished with a super comfy bed
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2. Indoor heaven and forest in CBD heart of Melbourne (from USD 178)

Escape the busy city life with a little piece of heaven and Earth in this hidden gem - right at the heart of Melbourne, Docklands. This ethereal property is a lovely one bedroom unit sleeping two, with the bedroom being decorated in dreamy white and blue decors while the living space is intricately furnished with forest-like embellishments such as bird houses, turf carpets, and spring wallpapers. The hosts share a common passion for all things unique and magical and this studio is one of their creations - completing it with all necessary facilities such as a fully equipped kitchen and even Netflix. Location-wise, this hidden sanctuary is conveniently situated within minutes from popular attractions such as Federation Square (5 minutes), Hardware Lane (15 minutes), City Town Hall (1 minute), and the Yarra River (6 minutes).

Forest-and-Heaven Themed Apartment Close to the Heart of the CBD
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
466 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed felt like a cloud and the egg chair was so comfortable
an amazing stay at a magical apartment
everything really comfortable and amenities great
the photos do this apartment every bit of justice
great setup within the room nice for nature lovers
very clean and well designed
the apartment was so spacious and clean and when i say clean i mean immaculate
very clean and a great place to escape and relax
the apartment was incredibly creative clean comfortable and romantic
thanks for the wonderful hospitality it was clean and magical just like the pictures described
the hosts were amazing too
thank you to the hosts for this experience
amazing space and friendly hosts
amazing stay the hosts were extremely helpful
amazing place to stay and great hosts
unique apartment in an awesome location
amazing location and such a unique apartment
brilliant location and really unique decor
awesome place and great location
awesome location maybe a 5 minute walk from flinders st
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3. Stunning views of the harbour, river and ocean (from USD 66)

If you’re looking for an accommodation that is fresh and caters for all, this one bedroom apartment is a luxury choice that offers stunning views of the harbour, high class amenities, and top quality apartment furniture and furnishings. Stylish and modern with an open plan, the property has a bright and airy atmosphere which makes it a perfect choice for traveling families or business groups. The bedroom has a queen sized bed while the living room houses a sofa bed which can accommodate another two guests. As part of the luxury experience, guests are entitled to use of the swimming pool, business lounges, gym, rooftop barbecue, and even a karaoke/movie room! The property is also located within the CBD free tram zone, so all the major attractions and basic necessities such as grocery stores and restaurants are within reach.

Stunning Views of Harbour, River and Ocean 1BR Apt
Docklands, Victoria, Australia
151 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
free wifi tea and coffee
the place feels more like a hotel has really nice views pools
amazing apartment with great views
a lovely apartment with amazing views
stunning place the views here were incredible made it hard to leave the apartment for sight seeing
apartment is clean and new
very comfortable and clean flat
place is very clean and peaceful
only cleanliness of apartment need to be improve
the place was really nice and clean
the owners were super kind and attentive
terence is a friendly host though who communicated throughout
host is extremely easy to deal with and always has quick responses
our host was very helpful with our luggage as we arrived early
terrance & wina were excellent hosts & we thank them for letting us stay
excellent location and great apartment
you will find the location so good
great location 30s walk to a free tram zone station and 1min walk to woolworths
this place and location was perfect
very good location really safe area
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4. Luxury 18th-floor bedroom with stunning 270° views (from USD 86)

Boasting 270° views of the City Centre up to the Yarra River is this breathtaking luxury apartment, located on the 18th floor. Guests can enjoy the carpeted private bedroom, bathroom, and television room with floor to ceiling glass windows that allow for generous sunlight to pass through and where guests can enjoy the highly coveted sunset views. Kitchen, dining, and the living room are shared areas but the hosts are also to willing to share the balcony view should the guests desire. Getting around, this property is located close to the trams and within walking distance to city centre as well as the Crown Casino.

270-Degree City Views from a Luxury Apartment
Docklands, Victoria, Australia
103 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
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her apartment was amazing with the great view of melbourne
great room and bathroom with amazing views
views were great and the place is so comfortable
the room was great and had a very nice view over melbourne
absolutely stunning apartment with great views
very clean & well appointed
very cosy clean & welcoming
toni’s apartment is very clean and comfortable
clean & cozy space; room bathroom sharing space3
the apartment was of high maintenance clean and modern
the owners are very nice peoples with wonderful personalities
toni is the greatest host i’ve ever met
toni was a wonderful host and we really enjoyed chatting with her
toni was great and fantastic great host
thanks for being such great hosts
it is in good location you need to walk about 10minutes to get to tram area
it's an amaing apartment with great location
the location is wonderful which easy to walk everywhere and easy access to public transport if u need
very good eateries within walking distance
very central to city with excellent public transport to get you there
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5. Martin's place at Melbourne CBD (from USD 74)

A modern paradise, Martin’s place is located in the heart of Melbourne City centre and is close to all iconic places nearby, being also in the free tram zone. The luxury apartment boasts city views and has even more spectacular sights from the 4th floor pool deck. It is located just 50 meters (164 feet) from Docklands pier and there are many restaurants nearby the waters. If you prefer to dine inside, you can make full use of the kitchen after which, rest in the comfortable and cosy bedroom with toilet and bath. Toiletries are provided for your extra convenience and there is a balcony where you can further relax while enjoying the city views.

Martin's Place @ Melbourne CBD
Docklands, Victoria, Australia
55 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice room with beautiful view
the pool is also amazing and gives you a fantastic view of the city
i can't review the apartment but marty's helpfulness and eye for detail is really impressive
marty's place is very clean and marty is so friendly
the apartment was clean and warmly and we lived there very well and comfortably
mart’s apartment is very nice and clean
the apartment is beautiful and clean and marty is the perfect host
the apartment was quite cosy verry clean and great facilities(pool gym)
the host is nice and considerate
marty is a nice host
marty is a really nice host
martin is a friendly host who makes you feel at home right away
great host very good in communicate
great location and beautiful night viewing
the free metro stops right in front of the door and the train station is very close
marty apartment is in a really nice location close to the station and not far from victoria market walking
super convenient location helpful tips and a whole lot of generous stuff from marty definitely worth it
it is great value for money and in a great location
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6. Cozy minimalist private-bedroom apartment (from USD 51)

This cosy minimalist apartment sits on the ground floor of a private and secured property, with a swimming pool view from the living room. Guests of two or a solo business traveler get to stay at the host’s guest room - furnished with a work space desk, queen sized bed and a window. Quilts, towels and linens are provided as well as toiletries in the shared bathroom. This modern apartment is a home away from home rental accommodation that sits near the Airport Skybus, with a number of nearby restaurants, cafes, and local supermarkets. The major shopping strip of Bourke Street Mall is also just a quick tram ride away.

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Cozy Minimalist Private Bedroom close to Skybus
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
221 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's a beautiful view out of your room and balcony
the room is great with a nice city view & a very comfortable bed
definitely recommend hendrik and dim’s apartment
the appartment has all facilities i can think of and a nice fan in the room itself
hendrick’s apartment is cosy with nice style & features
clean and everything as described
the room is very clean and very warm
room was clean and had nice features
the apartment was very clean
lovely clean and stylish apartment and comfortable room
host are really good response
lovely hosts and very welcoming
hendrick is a great host and very impressive hospitality
hendrick was really helpful and kind
hendrick dim and their roommate were outstanding hosts
good location very close to the southern cross station
location is very good
beautiful apartment right off the sky bus stop
great location quiet despite being right in the middle of the city
hendrick has a lovely apartment near southern cross station and an easy walk from skybus
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7. A contemporary apartment (from USD 1003)

Designed by Koichi Takada, this contemporary apartment promises both warmth and comfort. Enjoy an expansive living area that serves as a perfect spot for you to chill and admire the astonishing views of Melbourne’s skyline and Yarra River. Chic furnishings can be found throughout the apartment for a pleasant experience. The apartment features six bedrooms and two bathrooms for eight people. In addition, you can also enjoy a well equipped kitchen, a common space and wireless internet. As a guest, you are granted access to use the swimming pool and gym.

Skyline Views from a Designer Home in Central Melbourne
Docklands, Victoria, Australia
205 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice view nice apartment block
sofa couch is also super comfortable
there were beautiful views from every room
great coffee and breakfast a stone throw
plenty of room with great views
room is clean and comfotable
it is clean and has modern design type
the room is clean and sanitary
the apartment is well maintained and clean
bedrooms and bathrooms were clean and spacious
awesome home and wonderful host
ning is a very nice host
great place and very thoughtful host
thank a lot ning you are a wonderful host
ning is very accommodating and a lovely host
great location and a great unit
great location to shops and transport
great place great location for a reasonable price
excellent location near woolsworth and tram stations
right in front of free tram and walking distance to supermarket
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8. Centrally located, cozy home

This cozy home in Central Docklands is an absolute win. Ideal for couples who want to get the best value for their money, this rental features stylish aesthetics and complete amenities. It has a neat and well-equipped kitchen, a cozy living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, and a lovely bathroom. While the unit is a joy in itself, the greatest advantage of renting it is its prime location which provides easy access to free trams and other public transportation. It is also within walking distance to the Yarra River, Crown Casino, Marvel Stadium, shops, restaurants, and bars.

Central Docklands Home with Wifi & Netflix
Docklands, Victoria, Australia
41 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we appreciated the free wifi and smart tv (with netflix)
great apartment with wonderful amenities in the free tram zone easy check-in
cute apartment with air con and laundry
the shampoo and shower gel was also a very thoughtful touch as some hotels don’t even offer this
we apartment has all the things that you need it was clean and the amenities were quite generous
the place was really clean and had everything we needed for our stay
the apartment is cosy and clean and we enjoyed our stay
had issues with how clean the apartment was but hoping this was a one off
the host were helpful and considerate
charles have been a wonderful host
charles is a fine host who was very helpful
had everything we needed and the hosts were very friendly and responded quickly
charles was a great host and the place was great
immaculate apartment and great location
beautiful place in a great locationso convenient
great place in great location with easy access to cbd etc
close to lots of cbd fun
very nice apartment with only 2 minutes walk to the free tram station
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9. Amazing private room in Docklands

Looking for a quiet place yet close enough to get around the heart of the City? This modern apartment fits the ideal Docklands location, in a secured property with public transportation (tram stop) easily accessible right by its doorstep! The space itself is fully equipped with a minimalist interior, spacious kitchen and comfortable bed. Common amenities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, spa, gym, and private meeting rooms. As it’s conveniently located, this private room is perfect for people on business trips or solo travelers alike. Another thing to take note is that the host also allows furry friends to stay, sweet!

Amazing private room in Docklands
Docklands, Victoria, Australia
128 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ryan and this lovely room made me relax
room and bed were very comfortable
small and comfortable room
the room was great as well
the place was kept well and tidy which made my stay really comfortable
the bathroom appeared relatively clean but the mirror was not clean
nice tidy and clean place to stay
the room is really nice and clean
the bedroom seemed clean
awesome clean and tidy place
james was a great host and communicated promptly
awesome spot- really great host
ryan was a lovely host
such a lovely host
he is a good host
location pretty central as well
great location in the heart of docklands
great location close to water and just 15 minutes from central melbourne
very good location close to the free tram
great location and super nice place
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10. A charming townhouse near Docklands Marina

Welcome to this charming townhouse and enjoy the ultimate stay where you can enjoy the view of Docklands Marina from your room every single day. Soak in the natural light that comes through the windows and relax over a cup of coffee in the morning before you go out for an adventure. Sit back and relax in the living room that comes with a plush sofa. There are three spacious bedrooms available, and each comes with a queen-size bed.

Spacious Townhouse near Docklands Marina
Docklands, Victoria, Australia
105 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
homely and comfortable and suitably equipped with all the amenities for a family of six
pleasant living area with view and great for everyone to have their own bathroom
great three bed three bath only a short uber or tram from the city centre
the house was comfortable stylish and well fitted out with a fully functional kitchen (gas stove top
property is in a fabulous location lots of natural light and comfortable
marcela’s place was very clean & tidy
the place was clean tidy and well appointed
it was super clean and had everything we needed
the house is clean comfortable and stylish decorated
marcie’s place is clean and neat comfty in the winter too
host was super fast on responses
a great host that gives timely response
contact with host was easy and quick
marcela was a great host
excellent communicative host very impressed
nice close to the transportation
the location is great
ideal location with public transport close by and easy walking distance to etihad stadium
close to trams and lovely shopping precinct
in a great location
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11. Room with free WiFi, breakfast, and gym in a free tram zone

Located on the 14th floor of a secured property, this apartment has 3 bedrooms - all made available for rent as individual rooms or as a whole private accommodation. For full privacy and especially for big groups, we recommend renting out the whole unit to enjoy the fully equipped kitchen, lovely living room with TV and great view, as well as the cosy bedrooms and bathrooms all by yourselves. The apartment is located within the city centre and is near public transport, only walking distance to Southern Cross Station. Guests can enjoy a complimentary simple breakfast and all other common amenities such as the free tram zone, swimming pool, and free use of the property’s gym.

Free WiFi, Breakfast, Tram & Gym, Fantastic Room
44 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

12. Private room apartment in the CBD free tram zone

Enjoy great views from either of the two rooms available for rent in this modern apartment close to major attractions, and within walking distance to Crown Entertainment Complex, shopping street of Bourke, Flinders Street, and Federation Square among others. The apartment itself has all the basic amenities guests will need for a comfortable stay. The two bedrooms have their own individual baths while the living room, kitchen and dining are shared common spaces where guests can meet new people and earn new friends who are likewise exploring what Docklands and Melbourne city centre have to offer. After a tiring day, guests can enjoy the swimming pool, have a quick workout at its modern gym or satisfy that adrenaline rush through the property’s wall climbing facilities.

Private room apt, CBD free tram zone'
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
101 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

13. A chic apartment with the view of the water

Situated by Docklands Harbor, this apartment is what you need for a warm and pleasant stay in Melbourne. You are going to love the spacious and cozy balcony, from which you can enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast with the incredible view of the water. The kitchen is fully fitted and is perfect for you if you want to cook your own meals. There is one spacious bedroom available for two people. Other facilities include an indoor pool, a fitness center, sauna, library and lounge.

Lux Docklands waterfront living + pool
Docklands, Victoria, Australia
84 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattress is super comfortable
really nice apartment with view of the melbourne star
the room was clean and the balcony had a pretty view of melbourne lights at night
it's tidy and cozy with a great view of the melbourne star
i loved the detail of the room decor and the view was amazing
the room is clean and well-maintained
very nice and clean : )
the room is well-maintained and clean
the place felt safe and was very clean
everything was nice and clean and easily accessible
lexie was a great host she was very attentive and helpful
she was very helpful and accommodating
i was very happy with my hosts lexie and grace
most importantly lexie is a great host
most importantly lexie is a great host
amazing location - quick walk to marvel stadium
great location for easy access to melbourne city
beautiful location and conveniently located next to a tram line
more importantly location is fantastic
easy access close to tram to cbd
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14. Private, comfortable and spacious water-side accommodation

For a unique and raw experience of Melbourne Docklands, Australia, stay in this water side private accommodation! The property has two rooms with shared bathrooms and is short of Airbnb facilities such as a fully equipped kitchen although a microwave, toaster, and kettle are made available. Despite this, the property has a charm of its own. The location is in a developing part of Docklands and is walking distance to everything including the free tram zone, which means that getting around every major attraction is a breeze. Walking to and from the property will let guests experience this waterfront region through its waterside restaurants, windy ambience, as well as its modern art sculptures. For single travelers though, the property does not come highly recommended as it is not located in a residential or apartment block.

Private, comfortable and spacious
13 reviews
Entire place 1 Bed

15. Lovely private room in the heart of CBD with city views

This lovely 2 bedroom apartment is a fully furnished nest complete with a fully equipped kitchen, amazing city views, combo washing machine and dryer, plus two adorable cats! The hosts reside at one of the two bedrooms while guests will enjoy the full privacy of the other room. Common amenities include a swimming pool, gym, and an outdoor barbecue place. For anyone looking for a budget accommodation but with all the basic facilities for a convenient and comfortable stay, this property fits the bill. Nearby, guests will find a variety of cafes, restaurants and bars. Going to major tourist attractions? No worries as this apartment is located within the free tram zone, hence getting around is made even more accessible.

City-view lovely private room in the heart of CBD
6 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

A personalized experience in Docklands, Melbourne, Australia

Get a glimpse of the business centers of the Land Down Under through Docklands - a must visit for anyone traveling to Melbourne. With panoramic harbour views, good food, spectacular high rise buildings and technology parks, stay in one of these private accommodations for that more personal experience!

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