Holiday rentals and lettings in Melbourne

Holiday rentals and lettings in Melbourne

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Highlights in Melbourne

  • Vibrant, world-class city
  • Amazing nightlife
  • Exotic parks
  • Culture, art and music

Best Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Melbourne

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Cottage for 2 People in Melbourne, Victoria
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Melbourne, Victoria
Cottage • 99 m² • 1 Bedroom
8.5
(17 reviews)
Step inside the door to the irresistible smell of fragrant candles, freshly home baked bread and quiet music playing in the background - and spoil yourself. Slip into a luxurious, fluffy bathrobe and fill the double spa with bubbles. Pop a cork, nibble on cheese and bickies, and just sink into serenity. Graze through the fridge and discover the sumptuous array of breakfast provisions and whip up an espresso or a cappuccino, and then snuggle up together in front of the gas log fire and watch a big screen T.V. Sprawl on the couch in the sun-filled conservatory, open the doors to meet the bre...
from A$396 / night
Cottage for 4 People in Monbulk, Victoria
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Monbulk, Victoria
Cottage • 79 m² • 2 Bedrooms
9.9
(58 reviews)
Stay with us and Step back in time in this Luxury Old English Tudor Stone Farmhouse, with Modern Conveniences, Spectacular Views and Magnificent Rural Surroundings. All within a short drive to all of the Dandenong Ranges attractions. One of the Best accommodation places in the hills. Nothing else like this in the Hills.Exclusive Private use of the Cottage....Suitable as a Private Getaway for a couple, a family, or 2 couples. 2 bedrooms (plus a sofa lounge). For two people, we lock off the second bedroom, so no one uses it. Therefore whatever the arrangements, you have exclusive access.Great...
from A$286 / night
Holiday Rental for 2 People in Mount Martha, Mornington Peninsula
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Mount Martha, Mornington Peninsula
Holiday Rental • 31 m² • 1 Bedroom
9.4
(17 reviews)
The Albatross Suite is 32m2 and comprises a bedroom with small living area, private bathroom with walk in shower.There is a kitchenette and wardrobe. The suite has French doors opening to Verandah and outdoor viewing area of the bay. The room is climate controlledFacilities include:King Bed with Hotel-Quality LinenFlat Screen TV. Video. Tea / Coffee provided ,kettle/toaster bar refrigerator.Microwave . Sink . Iron, bathroom fitted with towels and Natural Earth bathroom amenitiesStylish Interior Decor. Direct Beach Access across the roadCar parking with 24 hour access . Netlix and unlimited ...
from A$286 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Melbourne

A$566for 9 Mar - 16 Mar
A$689 annual average
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Current holiday letting availability Melbourne

40%for 9 Mar - 16 Mar
63% annual average
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Melbourne

Lettings in a vibrant world-class city

Melbourne is considered the coolest city in Australia. From its Victorian architecture to its robust art scene, chic cafés and diverse restaurants, its glorious world-class street art, exotic parks and fabulous coastline, a holiday rental in any part of this city will put you right on the doorstep of memorable sights and attractions. Look out especially for lettings with glorious sea views in the electrifying neighbourhoods of St.Kilda and Brighton.

Holiday rentals to shape memories for a lifetime

Melbourne boasts a fantastic range of quite spectacular properties that epitomise luxury coastal living. With one to seven bedrooms, they are suitable for couples, families and large groups. Expect nothing less than grandiose swimming pools, terraces overlooking the sparkling sea, spacious and airy living areas, and BBQs. For smaller groups, there is a wide range of smaller rentals to choose from, from luxury downtown abodes overlooking the city to more modest but well-appointed outfits in the suburbs.

Holidays in Melbourne

The area and getting around

Explore one of the world's greatest cities

Melbourne offers numerous diverse neighbourhoods that convey their own vibe, attractions and joie de vivre. The Central Business District, right in the middle of the city, is home to many popular sights, such as Eureka Tower and the National Gallery of Victoria, and Chinatown with its cheap and exotic feeds. St Kilda is a historic neighbourhood by the sea, renowned for its palm-lined boardwalk, beautiful sunsets and crazy nightlife.

A neighbourhood for everyone in Melbourne

Fitzroy is the heart of Melbourne’s alternative, bohemian life, and an inner-city magnet for all things cool and kooky. Come for specialty bookshops, art galleries, boutique clothing stores and beyond-decent eateries. Footscray is a melting pot of cultures from Vietnam to Ethiopia and the place for an unparalleled range of exotic restaurants. Brunswick is many locals’ favourite neighbourhood, with wonderful street art, friendly people and the best prices in the city.

Travellers and activities

Melbourne for partygoers

Melbourne has come a long way in the last 2 decades and shattered its previous reputation as a staid, stuffy city. These days, you can take your pick of great restaurants at 1am, see late-night gigs and party until the sun comes up. St. Kilda is Melbourne’s famous nightlife area and the heart of Melbourne’s wild side, this is where it will be. Start your night at a height, on a rooftop bar such as the hugely popular Naked in the Sky, and watch as the lights switch on across Melbourne’s cityscape. Lubed up, head to one of the mega clubs such as Magic Mountain Saloon, which hosts amazing club nights every weekend featuring the best of Australia’s electronic music scene.

Melbourne for shopaholics

Melbourne is renowned for its world-class shopping. Let’s go from top end down. With its superior range of high-quality clothing, Chapel Street is the place to go for local and international celebrities, as is Collins Street with its plethora of fancy brands. Bourke Street Mall is a pedestrianized section of the street boasting historical Victorian architecture and the finest, top of the shelf brands. For a bohemian street feel and alternative fashion stores, head straight to Brunswick Street with its chic street fashion items at nominal rates and great value clothes.

Melbourne has the largest tram system outside of Europe, and the fourth largest in the world overall. Undoubtedly the best way to get around!

Top 5 travel tips in Melbourne

1. Take a street art tour

A highlight of anyone’s visit to the city, the tour run by the graffiti artists from Blender Studies comes highly rated. You will learn so much about the art scene in Melbourne and develop a greater appreciation for why the city attracts so many artists from all around the world.

2. Take a day trip to a winery

Wine tours are extremely popular in Melbourne. The Mornington Peninsula is a famous wine-producing region just 45 minutes from the city, home to 40 wineries. Tour operators in the city offer day trips that include a 2-course lunch and visits and tastings to the region's finest vineyards.

3. Stroll around the Royal Botanic Gardens

This tranquil sanctuary covers 94 acres and contains a collection of 10,000 native and exotic plants, breathtaking landscapes and iconic buildings. Make sure to walk the 3.8-kilometre walking track known as ‘The Tan’ that circles the gardens.

4. Mosey Queen Victoria Market

Melbourne’s number one outdoor market, with an eclectic selection of food sellers and knick-knack. Come at the weekend when all the stalls are out. In the food hall, make sure to take advantage of the many free wine samples available at Swords Wines. And the wine there is fantastically priced!

Live music on a shoestring

Melbourne locals love listening to live music, and Cherry Bar calls itself ‘pretty much the best rock ‘n’ roll bar in the world’. With free admission throughout the week, it often hosts big-name after-parties and rock stars! For the best place to catch emerging rock acts, and also with free entry, head to the widely popular The Esplanade in St Kilda.

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Melbourne

What was the average price for a holiday rental in Melbourne in 2020, during the corona crisis?

Considering the average price of A$473.40 per night, Melbourne lies at the upper end of the price range for holiday lettings in Australia.

What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Melbourne?

If you seek to make the most of your money, the most affordable months to visit Melbourne are November (A$355.87 the average price per night for accommodation), December (A$377.2), and January (A$390.65).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in Melbourne?

In 2020, the month that had the highest annual average in Melbourne was May, with an average price of A$525.98 per night. This was followed by April, with an average of A$523.63, and September, with A$522.4.

Is Melbourne a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It is better to plan ahead in Melbourne as only 42% of the accommodations are available, following the data observed in 2020.

Which months offer the highest availability?

May, April, and August are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that present the largest number of accommodations available, with respective average availability figures of 55.2%, 54.5% and 52%.

Which months is it more difficult to find available rentals?

The accommodations in Melbourne reach their peak in demand in January, with an availability rate of 14%. The second most requested month is December, with 19.75%, and the third is November with 31.75%.

How many holiday lettings are there in Melbourne?

In Melbourne we collaborate with 9 different providers to give you a choice of 5200 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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