Family-friendly vacation rentals in Melbourne

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Apartment in Carlton
Spotless Parkside Studio in Heritage Gem
Admire the city lights from the patio of this stylish studio. This relaxing, minimalist space has been renovated with care, and designed with ultimate comfort in mind. Some of our favourite features - All amenities provided — including toiletries Amazing natural light and fresh air (block out curtains too though!) You can walk just about anywhere in the CBD, Southbank and throughout gorgeous Carlton, home of the iconic Exhibition Buildings and gardens - which we are directly opposite! 4 major supermarkets within walking distance, along with pharmacies This huge studio is a short stay apartment - no one lives there and it is specifically set up for guests to have the most enjoyable stay. Fully equipped, including a welcome goody basket upon arrival, and a guest guide book full of our top tips to get the most out of your visit to the area. With a deco inspired entrance, wrought iron gates and solid brick exterior, it is one of the few residences from this era that remain in Melbourne. Our studio is set up for guests with all the kitchen and bathroom amenities you need to make your stay easy and enjoyable. It has just been fully refurbished (largely by us!) to make it as comfortable and convenient as possible. Features - - huge, fully stocked kitchen with all utensils, as well as condiments, spices, tea and coffee - private walk in robe/dressing room area all bathroom items included - fresh towels, body wash, shampoo and conditioner - loads of storage space for all of your belongings - designed for guests - coin laundry on same floor (washing liquid, clothes airer and basket provided) - secure car space - sofa bed sleeps additional 1-2 people and can be made up on request - inside living area - Myki cards provided for public transport, only top up required - balcony area with seating and city views - full blockout curtains so you aren’t woken by the morning sun unless you want to be - high speed internet - windows with city views -gym on site - it is being refubished in future so we haven’t listed it as a 'feature' due to it’s age, but the equipment is in good condition - a high chair, portcot and bouncer can be made available upon request - please note the apartment is on the second floor and without childproofing so people may want to take this into consideration when booking -Please note this is a studio apartment - hotel style living where the bed is situated in the main living area. We live a few minutes away and love to meet and greet our guests and give them the inside scoop on the area, as it's our neighbourhood. There is a lockable keybox however, so if this isn't your preference you can just check yourself in and enjoy the peace and quiet. We are available easily if needed, and happy to help any time during your stay. All the apartments face the outside so you have your own private entrance and security door within the premises. The car space is located within the grounds and is accessed with an electronic fob. The apartment is located on the 2nd floor and can be accessed via lift or stairs. There is a caretaker on premises each day for any additional needs. **Scroll to the bottom of this page for a full description of the neighbourhood and getting around! We aim to meet and greet our guests whenever we can, and we are just a few minutes away if needed. We don’t live in the complex, so you have privacy, peace and quiet. We are always a phone call/email away if needed and happy to help. There is a full guest guide inside the studio featuring our recommendations on the best places to eat, drink and visit during your stay. Carlton is one of the best places to stay in Melbourne. It epitomises everything about Melbourne culture, with amazing cafes, markets, gardens, and restaurants right on the doorstep. It is moments away from the bright lights of the city centre. You can walk to the city centre in a few minutes. From the centre there are trams, trains and buses to take you anywhere in Melbourne. There is a bike hire stand directly across the road in front of the Exhibition Buildings. Free parking is on site if you have a car. Uber and Taxi services will be on your doorstep in minutes. This is a beautiful quiet building on the edge of the city and we appreciate the co-operation of our guests in respecting our neighbours during their stay by keeping the noise down. The studio is in a double brick building with windows on every side, so the temperature is always very comfortable. The ceiling fan with reverse heat function is all we have needed so far.
Nov 4 – 11
$87 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 388 reviews
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Apartment in Prahran
Architectural Treehouse Studio
Experience solitude in this freestanding custom-designed space with high vaulted ceilings, transoms, and sliding windows. Gaze out across the canopy from the corner of this light and open-plan loft amid modern furnishings and natural charm. Free parking available under the Treehouse suitable for small/ medium car. Prahran speaks for itself....but this bright studio apartment offers all that you need...double bed, kitchenette with microwave, toaster and kettle, coffee machine, bar bench and double sofa, TV, reverse cycle air conditioner, separate bathroom, parking space below, a place to hang your bike, laneway access... The TreeHouse was originally built as an artist's studio. It is an architecturally designed light-filled space that is nestled at the rear of the block behind our family home. It sits high in the treetops to float above the neighbourhood. It has its own private access via an original bluestone laneway. Melbournians treasure their laneways and this one is without exception. Enjoy the serenity of being hidden away whilst still in the heart of Prahran. Access is via the rear lane with a car park with pin security access / remote. TreeHouse is totally private for your enjoyment...but we are not far away if needed. The treehouse is close to cafes and public transport. Venture out to the Royal Botanic Gardens, St Kilda beach, or to Chapel Street for both high-end and vintage shopping. Explore Prahran and discover its hip bars, restaurants, and nightlife. Train station is a two minute walk or if you are in a hurry, trams are a drop punt away! Once you arrive, no need to drive, as an array of hip cafes, bars and restaurants are all within walking distance. Stroll and discover the vibrant nightlife of Chapel and Greville streets. If you are considering a trip to the Great Ocean Road as part of your experience visit OneTheBluff on Airbnb for accommodation in Wye River. A sunny courtyard is available for guests use The treehouse is private but our house is also on the property and we are available if needed The treehouse is at the rear of a quiet residential bluestone laneway. The vibrant and lively chapel street precinct is in walking distance. Public transport includes trains, trams and buses all conveniently close Nearby train, trams and buses make getting around Melbourne very easy We will send you a list of our fave places to eat and sip coffee when you book. You will love them!
Jan 12 – 19
$64 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 438 reviews
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Apartment in Saint Kilda
The St Kilda studio - free wifi and Netflix
This studio apartment is located in St Kilda, with easy access to Melbourne's CBD, St Kilda Beach, Chapel Street, Acland and Fitzroy Street, Albert Park lake (home of the Australian Grand Prix). St Kilda junction is 300metres away providing access to Melbourne's famous trams and Windsor Station is also less than a km away allowing access Melbourne's train network. The Astor Theatre and Luna Park are all in close vicinity of this apartment. My place is good for couples and solo adventurers.
Jan 1 – 8
$42 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 410 reviews

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Condo in Southbank
Fabulous Freshwater
Aug 9 – 16
$127 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 219 reviews
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Apartment in Saint Kilda West
St Kilda Beach, Art Deco apartment.
May 4 – 11
$90 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 184 reviews
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Apartment in Southbank
Stunning city apartment - views + free parking
Aug 29 – Sep 5
$101 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 146 reviews
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Condo in Melbourne
City Centre Modern Penthouse, Views, Resort
Feb 12 – 19
$113 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 136 reviews
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Apartment in Southbank
Holiday Retreat Southbank Apartment with Carpark
May 10 – 17
$93 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 144 reviews
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Apartment in Melbourne
Stunning Views from the heart of Melbourne
Jul 23 – 30
$78 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 485 reviews
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Apartment in Melbourne
#Melbourne CBD-Queen Victoria Market-Flagstaff Apt
Aug 5 – 12
$77 per night
4.72 out of 5 average rating, 395 reviews
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Apartment in Docklands
Modern Designer Apartment with Panoramic Harbour Views
Jul 26 – Aug 2
$149 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 572 reviews
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Apartment in Melbourne
Sunny, Modern Apartment with Cityscape Views
May 26 – Jun 2
$160 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 499 reviews
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Apartment in Southbank
Luxurious Penthouse with Balcony and City Views
Jul 4 – 11
$726 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 197 reviews
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Apartment in Southbank
Southbank Oasis in Arts Precinct Melbourne 2BRM
Nov 16 – 23
$144 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 265 reviews
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Home in Saint Kilda
Villa Carlay~all the comforts of a hotel and more
Jan 27 – Feb 3
$494 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 105 reviews

Family- and pet-friendly home rentals

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Guesthouse in Fitzroy North
The Stables, Fitzroy Nth - spacious, light filled
Dec 3 – 10
$71 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 335 reviews
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Apartment in Elwood
St Kilda/Elwood water views - Woy Woy One
May 6 – 13
$105 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 200 reviews
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Cottage in Richmond
Lemon Cottage: Sunny Urban Retreat
Aug 4 – 11
$156 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 127 reviews
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Apartment in Hawthorn East
Art Deco Gem Entire 2BR Quiet⭐Wifi⭐Netflix⭐Parking
Jul 15 – 22
$108 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 286 reviews
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Apartment in Melbourne
Luxurious Skyline Apartment on Collins • CBD
Mar 22 – 29
$413 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 130 reviews
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Apartment in Fitzroy
Spacious Modern Apartment in the Heart of Fitzroy
Feb 13 – 20
$196 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 330 reviews
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Apartment in Collingwood
Action in vibrant Collingwood/Fitzroy!
Sep 5 – 12
$120 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 439 reviews
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Loft in St Kilda
Luxury Mansion Loft by the Beach
Nov 17 – 24
$148 per night
4.75 out of 5 average rating, 452 reviews
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Apartment in Saint Kilda West
Spacious. Art Deco. St Kilda. Two bedroom delight.
Sep 1 – 8
$132 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 142 reviews
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Home in South Melbourne
BankCottage, Grand Prix, courtyard and parking
May 26 – Jun 2
$143 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 134 reviews
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Apartment in Kensington
Luxurious Flemington with Stunning Racecourse View
Apr 15 – 22
$118 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 246 reviews
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Cottage in Elwood
Thackeray cottage
Mar 25 – Apr 1
$95 per night
4.76 out of 5 average rating, 136 reviews

Family-friendly home rentals with a pool

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Apartment in Melbourne
Queen Bed on Level 56
Jan 18 – 25
$99 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 247 reviews
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Apartment in Melbourne
Modern 1-BR CBD Apt+Gym+Pool
Mar 10 – 17
$112 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 337 reviews
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Apartment in Port Melbourne
Port Melbourne Perfect 2 Bed
Sep 8 – 15
$97 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 221 reviews
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Apartment in Collingwood
Perfect Collingwood Apartment
Oct 15 – 22
$103 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 275 reviews
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Apartment in Southbank
Modern 1 BDM app on 31st floor Southbank +parking
Jul 12 – 19
$112 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 235 reviews
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Apartment in Saint Kilda
NOAH -Epic St Kilda Pad *Rooftop Pool WIFI
Jun 4 – 11
$115 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 364 reviews
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Apartment in Melbourne
In the Heart of City, A+View w/Pool
Apr 29 – May 6
$81 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 337 reviews
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Apartment in Melbourne
Newly renovated apartment in the heart of the city
May 23 – 30
$121 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 135 reviews
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Apartment in Melbourne
Luxury Building minutes from St Kilda & CBD
Apr 2 – 9
$102 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 175 reviews
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Tiny home in Camberwell
Loggia in Leafy Camberwell
Sep 19 – 26
$63 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 183 reviews
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Apartment in Southbank
Ocean View Modern 2BR@Shadow Play
Apr 18 – 25
$122 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 176 reviews
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Apartment in Elwood
Studio Moroc: Elwood Beachside Retreat w/ Lap Pool
Jan 20 – 27
$99 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 104 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals that are family-friendly in Melbourne

Total rentals

8.6K properties

Wifi availability

8.2K properties include access to wifi

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

3.6K properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

2.9K properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

1.3K properties allow pets

Total number of reviews

256K reviews

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