Melbourne is a popular and vibrant holiday destination, attracting millions of visitors each year from Australia and around the rest of the world. It truly offers something for everyone, and once you arrive, you are likely to want to stay a while so you can explore this wonderful city to the full. This is why it makes sense to have a base you can use as your own while you are here, to get the most out of your visit, no matter how long or short your stay.
Here are some of the reasons why you should consider renting a holiday apartment in Melbourne, and what it can offer that a hotel simply can’t; as well as some essential things to see and do for a perfect holiday in Melbourne.
Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and the second most-visited destination in the whole of Australia. It is extremely popular with visitors from all over the world, particularly those from New Zealand, China and the UK, as well as Australians from other states and territories visiting the city. Over 10 million people visit Melbourne in an average year.
Because of this, holiday accommodation can be difficult to find at any time of year. In addition, city hotels usually charge premium prices, so a holiday apartment in Melbourne can provide you with a more affordable way to stay in the city.
A Melbourne holiday apartment gives you far more freedom than staying in a hotel. You can work out your own schedule instead of having to stick to pre-arranged mealtimes. This allows you to explore the city in a more spontaneous way, as you are not tied to anyone else’s timeframes or organised trips.
You also get much more space for your money in a holiday apartment than you do in a hotel. If you want an affordable hotel in Melbourne, you will probably end up having to share a room with the kids, with all of you living and sleeping in a cramped space for the duration of your stay. A holiday apartment solves this problem, as it is literally a fully-functional apartment that a family could live in. For example, our Melbourne holiday apartment offers a generous living area, two bedrooms, a bathroom with double vanity, and a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. This enables you to enjoy your holiday more easily, as you all have the space you need without falling over each other, making for more harmonious living, even on an extended stay.
In addition, holiday apartments come equipped with a wide variety of extras to make your stay more comfortable. High-speed internet is a must, as you will probably want to share your holiday experiences with your friends and family back home while you are here, so you can upload your photos and send messages instantly. This also caters for your entertainment needs if there are times when you just want to catch your breath and relax in the apartment – the kids will never have nothing to do!
Most holiday apartments in Melbourne are situated in fairly central locations, usually inner suburbs within a few minutes’ drive of the city centre. This provides an ideal base for you to travel into the city each day, while being able to return to a quiet and peaceful location at night, enabling you to get the sleep you need so you can wake up refreshed and do some more exploring tomorrow!
It is difficult to get a true feel for Melbourne life if you are staying in a hotel. A holiday apartment enables you to live like a local, so you are thrown into the atmosphere and culture of the city, enabling you to explore, eat, drink and experience the real Melbourne and enjoy your holiday to the full.
When you are looking for a place to stay in Melbourne for an affordable price, we can offer everything you need. Our modern, spacious apartment is ideal for a family on holiday, as it has two bedrooms, one with a comfortable king-size bed and beautiful views, and the other with bunk beds, ideal for the kids. This way, everyone gets the space and privacy that they would have in their own home.
The kitchen provides all the cooking and storage facilities you need, as well as crockery, and a dining table which seats four to five people. This enables you to prepare your meals and eat at times to suit yourself. There is also a comfortable living room with a large sofa – and as this room has a separate door, it can easily be used as a third bedroom if needed.
As well as these facilities and a contemporary, well-equipped bathroom with double vanity and shower, we also provide bikes for adults and children, which you are free to use as a great way of getting around Melbourne while you are here.
In addition, the apartment is thoroughly cleaned before you arrive, but we will not disturb you by cleaning while you are there, offering you more privacy and flexibility than you would receive in a hotel. However, if you are staying for some time and would like the apartment cleaned during your stay, this can be arranged on request, giving you the best of both worlds.
However, probably the biggest advantage of our apartment is its convenient location in the inner suburb of Prahran. This is ideal for a holiday in Melbourne, as it is located just 5km away from the CBD, so you can get into the city centre within 15 minutes by car. The apartment is also located just a few minutes’ walk from the tram station, so if you choose not to drive, you can reach the CBD by tram within 25 minutes.
Prahran is an ideal place to base yourself if you are on holiday in Melbourne, partly due to its close proximity to the centre of the city, but also because of the wide variety of amenities and attractions it offers in its own right. The apartment is based on a quiet street, enabling you to get a good night’s sleep with no disturbances, but it is also based close to everything families could need for having the perfect Melbourne holiday.
Our apartment is within easy walking distance of three beautiful parks: Lumley Park, Alma Park and Queen Victoria Gardens. All of these locations offer plenty of space for the kids to play while the adults relax, and also have barbecue facilities onsite for some great family bonding times.
Prahran is also widely known for its upmarket shopping and excellent nightlife, mainly located in the Chapel Street area, which attracts a wide variety of shoppers, diners and drinkers wanting to immerse themselves in the culture of the area. If you want to try out the best local produce, Prahran Market is close by, offering beautiful fresh meat and fish, cheeses and an extensive range of deli produce, enabling you to live like a true local by creating your own cuisine in the comfort of your apartment.
The beautiful South Yarra region, on the banks of the river, is also within easy reach of Prahran, with its own variety of attractions. The Herring Island Sculpture Park offers a wonderfully relaxing haven on the river, while the Gould Galleries host artworks by some of Australia’s best-loved artists from the 19th century through to the present day.
You can also access some of the region’s famous beaches easily from Prahran, providing the perfect day out for the whole family, as you can enjoy swimming, playing games or relaxing on the golden sands in a stunning setting.
If you are planning a holiday in Melbourne and are looking for the perfect place to stay while you are here, we can help. We are always happy to provide more information about our apartment, and will do our very best to accommodate your needs for the duration of your stay. We keep our prices as cheap as possible, offering an affordable and convenient base for the whole family to treat as a home away from home in Melbourne. This is because we want you to experience life in Melbourne to the full, living like a local while you are here, and having the opportunity to explore the real culture that this fascinating city has to offer.
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