Best Airbnbs in Melbourne
This converted church is very much representative of this achingly hip part of town: huge industrial kitchen, eccentric entertaining space and a killer outdoor terrace with a herb garden. Even better, you’re only a 30-second walk from the equally hip Smith Street. From $299 a night.
Who needs real nature when you can have this woodland experience in the concrete jungle? This one-bedroom apartment is located on the lower end of the Hoddle Grid and features a full kitchen and a celestial-looking bedroom. From $211 a night.
A galaxy far, far away? No, we’re just in North Melbourne. This Star Wars themed apartment is a lot of fun – there are life-sized characters around, and even a wampa rug on your queen bed. Bonus: there’s a shared rooftop herb garden and a rainfall shower to play under. From $94 a night.
Spend time soaking up the sun in this private back courtyard in this charming Victorian home in Parkville. This two-bedroom home is spacious, well-lit and located right next to Royal Park and Melbourne Zoo. From $180 a night.
Sitting above a vintage menswear store on the north side of Brunswick Street, this one-bedroom apartment has a cute kitchenette, large bathroom and a breakfast nook. It also features access through a laneway – how very Melbourne. From $99 a night.
Someone call Kevin McCloud – this Edwardian terrace deserves some recognition. With antique marble fireplaces, mid-century furniture and a wood-fire oven out the back for many a pizza party, this three-bedroom place is what design dreams are made of. From $350 a night.
Holy opulence, Batman! Live the high life with marble floors, crystal chandeliers and vintage Versace furniture at this two-bedroom apartment close to Crown Casino. With gold furnishings, fully equipped kitchen and pool and gym access, the only thing missing is your very own butler. From $560 a night.
Six guests can stay in this renovated St Kilda apartment, which boasts exposed bricks, wooden flooring and a gourmet kitchen. Better still, it’s completely family-friendly. From $124 a night.
You’ll find this apartment in the affluent suburb of Brighton, just south of the city. Here you’ll find a quaint Art Deco space with a cosy bed and double French doors that lead to your own private patio. From $82 a night.
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We all have different preferences when it comes to hotels – perhaps you're a fan of staying right in the middle of the action; maybe you're happy to chill out in a boutique hotel in a cute neighbourhood. Whatever kind of vacation (or staycation) you're after, we've got you covered.