Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In East Melbourne, Australia - Updated 2022

airbnb East Melbourne, Australia

East Melbourne is a historic suburb in the city of Melbourne, Australia. It is well known for its century-old houses and iconic landmarks. Built in 1856, Parliament House Victoria located on the Spring Street is one such landmark. Other notable landmarks are the Old Treasury Building, St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, and the world-famous Melbourne Cricket Ground located in Yarra Park. East Melbourne was one of the earliest suburbs in Melbourne. Most of the area is devoted to parkland and sporting grounds. The Fitzroy Gardens covers 26 hectares of land and houses various beautiful attractions such as the Fairies Tree, a miniature Tudor village, etc. Another notable park is the Treasury Gardens which is popular for its grassy and shady slopes. East Melbourne is one of the most amazing places to relax and have a vacation. It has everything, historical buildings, gardens, shopping centers and perfect weather. Check out our listing of the top 11 Airbnb vacation rentals in East Melbourne, Australia!

1. Beautiful apartment in the CBD (from USD 52)

Located in the heart of the city, this cozy apartment has everything you need. This French-English style complex has easy access to public transport and is minutes away from Olympic Park, Hisense Arena, and other attractions. It is also very close to the shopping center on Bridge Road. You can take a tram from just in front of the house! This double story apartment has amazing views of gardens and courtyards. The one bedroom houses a double bed, a chair, a desk and a large wardrobe. There are two toilets and a shared bath. The guests have access to the kitchen and there is space in the garage for big suitcases and other luggage. There are two pools, two gyms, and a sauna. There is also free parking on the premises.

Beautiful CBD Location
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
278 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed and amenities very comfortable
the shower was hot and strong and her coffee was the same
the room is clean and has a table fan tv chest of drawers and a closet
the bed was comfortable the shower ok and the internet was great
comfortable and in a excellent location 10 minutes from flinders st
spotlessly clean and very comfortable
anna's place was clean and tidy
the apartment was spotless and inviting
clean well maintained despite the vintage style
clean and comfortable bedrooms made me feel good
anna was a gracious host
anna was an outstanding host
lovely gratious and trusting hosts
anna is a great host
very hospitable amd friendly host
cute quiet place quick walk to cbd
stylish apartment great location comfortable setting
the location is great just a few minutes walk to tram station
a fantastic location in a beautiful building
perfect location being so close to the cbd yet so peaceful
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2. Two-bedroom apartment with free parking and a pool (from USD 263)

This stunning two bedroom apartment sits in the heart of East Melbourne. You can walk to Melbourne Park, Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and AAMI Stadium from the apartment. You’ll also have easy access to public transportation. This wonderful apartment has large, high windows with breathtaking views of the nearby gardens and the city’s skyline. The rooms are decorated tastefully and instill a sense of wonder. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, the second bedroom houses a bunk bed and a trundle bed and the living room has a double sofa bed. This apartment has pool and sauna amenities along with a kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a dishwasher. There is also a washer and dryer in the apartment and a flat screen TV in the living room.

East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
301 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfy the lounge was divine and the amenities were comprehensive including free secure parking
if the internet air conditioner and heater communication and the check in is fixed it’s a nice place
a bunk bed and potentially roll away was perfect
cons: the queen bed is made of 2 smaller beds on wheels that easily move
super comfy bed and amazing view
apartment was clean dishes were clean everything was nice and neat
fantastic clean great sized apartment
the accommodation was clean and comfortable and unusually quiet for an apartment
flat was nice and clean
the apartment was clean and comfortable with fantastic attention to detail
wonderful host very helpful
i’m sure the host will fix these
great communicator and wonderful host thank you
excellent host really went out of her way to accomodate us
nicole is a great host
great location close to everything
great location close to city
fantastic location and great value
very well located and fabulous apartment
great central location close to richmond mcg and jolimont station
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3. Cozy townhouse (from USD 51)

A wonderful mix of industrial architecture and minimalistic interior, this apartment is conveniently located near the train station. The rooms have high ceilings and large windows, illuminating the room in bright light. The guest bedroom has a double bed and is located on the top floor. The guests have full access to the third-floor kitchen, balcony, dining and living room. The kitchen has basic utensils and seasoning ingredients. This rental has easy access to public transportation. It is close to Melbourne Cricket Ground and Yarra Park and gardens. There are various restaurants and cafes in the vicinity.

Cosy Warehouse Converted Townhouse
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
312 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities are great as is the wifi
great apartment room and amenities perfect
no frills but quite comfortable
loved the bed good coffee from the machine with biscuits & sweets to snack on
the guest room is my favourite so much natural light
the place was super clean and neat
her place is clean and comfortable
so clean very comfortable and convenient
nice space clean roomy and very easy
jenny’s place was clean and just as described
jenny is a friendly host
jenny is a very friendly host
jenny was very friendly
jenny was a really friendly and helpful host
jenny is a super friendly host
the location is super convenient and close to transportation
great location just a quick walk to the train station
great location and only a minutes walk to the station
great location and very convenient location to the heart of melbourne
train station is really close and there is a cute cafe around the corner
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4. Two-bedroom apartment (from USD 304)

This fabulous apartment sits directly opposite Melbourne Cricket Ground! It is just minutes away from the city center, Rod Laver Arena, Flinders St Station and other tourist attractions. It is also close to various restaurants, cafes, and pubs. The apartment is located on the seventh floor of the building. It has large windows that overlook the Yarra Park and has stunning views of the gardens and courtyards nearby. The master bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has a bunk bed and a trundle bed. The living room has a pull-out sofa bed and a double air mattress. The kitchen is equipped with the necessary utensils, a microwave, and a dishwasher. The living room has a TV, and other amenities include a pool, washer, dryer, and an elevator, etc.

2BR City, MCG+Rod Laver, Views, Parking, Pool
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
115 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is absolutely beautiful with amazing views of the city
would have no hesitations recommending this apartment and would definitely love to stay again one day
like i said it's small and cosy so be prepared to live side by side in this apartment
clean and comfortable accomodation
apartment is clean and comfortable
the whole apartment was very clean and nicely arranged
the apartment is clean and very tidy
the apartment itself was exceptionally clean and well appointed
she answered all our questions promptly and was the perfect host
fantastic hosts would highly recommend
nicole was a fantastic host
nicole was a great host and was very responsive
nicole was very quick to respond to questions and very helpful
great location very close to mcg
great location awesome french patisserie near by
great location for everything in melbourne
nice apartment and great location
great location near mcg and excellent access to city centre
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5. Boutique studio close to the MCG

A boutique studio with a ‘cyclist’ theme, Vincent’s place aka ‘Penny’ has privacy and a sense of wonder. The location is very convenient, it’s a short walk to the Fitzroy Gardens, downtown Melbourne, and the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Yarra Park. Public transportation is also easily accessible from the studio. The apartment has a comfortable queen-size bed and blackout blinds to keep the sunlight out in the morning. The host provides high-speed WiFi with an unlimited download quota and a high definition flat screen TV with a multipurpose sound bar. He also offers a complimentary shampoo and other toiletries.

The Cyclist's Studio
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
145 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is super comfy the shower excellent and the place is well stocked with amenities & larder
unbelievably well stocked and catered kitchen and bathroom services and amenities with more than you could imagine
beautiful and stylish space calm and comfortable
fantastic apartment exactly as it looks
great little modernised art deco apartment in a quiet leafy street
the place was spotless and had lots of lovely little touches
the space was clean modern and exactly what an amazing weekend getaway to melbourne should be
immaculately clean light airy and private i loved the considered style of this studio
vincent communicated everything clearly and the place was really clean
great place clean cozy and close to cbd
nice quiet suburb and vince the host is very helpful
vincent was an excellent host
the host has thought of every detail and has done it with generosity and creativity
i kind of wish it was my home that's how lovely it was
one the best airbnb hosts i've had without a doubt
character place in great location
super lovely location and great apartment
the location is excellent too as walking distance to both the city and bridge road
quirky apartment in a great location
definitely the perfect location
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6. Private room near Fitzroy Gardens

Centrally located, this apartment offers a cozy bedroom. Fitzroy Gardens is just at the end of the street, a few steps away from the complex. The location of the apartment is impeccable, the main city center is just a few minutes away. Jeff, the owner of the apartment also offers free parking to his guests. The bedroom has a double bed with a great view of the landscape through the large window. The apartment has a fully-functional kitchen, a large bathroom and a living room with a balcony. All the essentials like soap, bed sheets, towels, etc. are provided by Jeff. The apartment also has a TV with Netflix and WiFi.

Perfect Location Walk to City+Carpk
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
151 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room and apartment fit the description and photos exactly
we really enjoyed the small balcony and all the facilities like the fully equipped kitchen
having arrived the house and the room was wonderful and catered to my every need
everything was clean and comfortable
very clean and cozy place
room was clean comfortable
the apartment is clean and cozy
really nice and clean apartment
jeff was very nice host and helpful
jeff is a great host
jeff is a very helpful host
jeff was a great host
great host and a really pleasant stay
the location was great
the best location in melbourne close to everything
perfect location to visit melbourne
great location just a short walk to centre of melbourne -lovely neighbourhood
pretty close to the city
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7. An airy art deco apartment

Start your day fresh by enjoying a leisurely stroll along the courtyard gardens before preparing your own delicious breakfast in the kitchen that features modern appliances as well as cooking and eating utensils. Kill time by staying inside the apartment and admire the arched glass doors and decorative ceilings when you have nothing to do. Whenever you want to relax, feel free to sleep on the Koala mattress. Before you go to sleep, why don’t you curl up in an armchair next to the white brick fireplace and sip on your wine? There are two bedrooms and one bathroom available to accommodate four people.

Spacious 'Art Deco' Apartment in East Melbourne
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
109 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
george street cafe has great coffee and does a delish breakfast
very comfortable apartment with expected amenities and nice architectural details
lots of space a kitchen full of amenities a very comfy sofa and very comfortable beds
comfortable beds and sofa
great location beautiful apartment and amenities were all perfect
kitchen clean and well equipped
all was spotlessly clean and the linens and towels generously supplied
the place was extremely clean tidy and airy
the beds were comfortable and everything was clean and tidy
the apartment was clean and well equipped
the hosts were responsive and welcoming
nice and responsive host
really lovely place neighbourhood and host
fran was a great host and i would stay again
fran and tam were great to deal with; quick to respond and very helpful throughout
the location is perfect
great location and stunning features in this central location
comfortable flat close to the city
it is the best location and very cosy
great space a short walk outside of the city but close to the tram
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8. Charming one-bedroom apartment

This stylish one-bedroom apartment is situated in the center of the city. It is within walking distance to the shopping center, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Fitzroy Gardens, Richmond Park, etc. It is also close to various restaurants and bars. This 1920s apartment has one bedroom, a living area, and a minimalistic kitchen space. The bedroom has a double bed and a spacious wardrobe. The living room has a sofa which can be pulled out as a bed, a TV and a mini dining table. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, oven, stove, crockery, and utensils.

Charming apartment | WIFI | 1BR + sofa bed
62 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

9. Sunny apartment near the city center

Situated near the city center, this lovely apartment is within walking distance to Melbourne Cricket Ground and Paris End of the CBD. The apartment is located on the beautiful Hotham Street. The rooms are bright and have large windows. The bedroom has a double bed, a chair, a desk and a large wardrobe. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary utensils. There is a TV with Netflix subscription. Other amenities include towels, bath necessities, tea, coffee, free parking, etc. Isabelle also provides two complementary public transportation cards.

Sunny East Melb Apartment - moments from CBD
78 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Sunny and spacious room

This is a wonderful place right in the heart of East Melbourne. You can take a short walk to the city’s center and shopping district from the apartment. The location is very convenient and close to Yarra Park and Melbourne Cricket Ground. The bedroom is spacious and very cozy. It has a large window which allows sunlight to enter the bedroom. There’s a built-in wardrobe with all the space you need. The host provides fresh linen and towels, a hairdryer, tea, and coffee, etc. Other amenities include WiFi, TV, central heating, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests also have access to the kitchen and the living area.

Sunny & Spacious room in beautiful East Melbourne
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
108 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was excellent
i honestly don’t know what is the secret of the bed offered to air bnb guests but it’s amazing
scott and amy were welcoming and the bedroom very comfortable
the room was a good size and had everything i needed
the room was very comfortable and attractive with good temperature
clean and well presented
clean and comfortable room
nice clean place with super comfy bed
the house is also very clean and well maintained
really clean and cozy room in a silent area of melbourne
great hosts and great stay
scott was a great host
they are really nice friendly hosts and easy to communicate
nice host from nz and i do enjoy the stay there :-)
they are wonderful host and i would highly recommend
close to beautiful gardens
nice place and near city
beautiful apartment in a central location
nice place in great location
very comfortable and the location is very good
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11. Conveniently located apartment with 19th-century decor

This fantastic apartment has easy access to all the tourist attractions. It is just minutes away from the Downtown Melbourne, the Fitzroy Gardens, Yarra Park and Melbourne Cricket Ground. The guests also have easy access to public transportation. The apartment has unmatched style and 19th-century decor. The hosts offer free parking, access to the kitchen, breakfast, and free WiFi. The bedroom has a double bed, a wardrobe, and a seating area. The apartment also has a living area with plush sofas and a coffee table.

Inner city apartment
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
64 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Irresistible East Melbourne

East Melbourne’s lush gardens and rich history is irresistible. The gardens and parks offer an oasis in a frantic city life. Take a vacation and explore the natural beauty of East Melbourne. Our top 11 Airbnb vacation homes have a very convenient location in the heart of the city so you can explore the culture of East Melbourne and enjoy all the attractions. Book your stay early, before all the good spots are taken!

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