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3.5 out of 5
129 Ashley Street, Braybrook, VIC
RM195/night
13 Sep-14 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (1,304 reviews)

"It's is always great staying at Discovery Parks in Braybrook, the staff are always friendly, the cabins are always clean and the beds are always comfortable. Can't wait to stay there again soon"…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug,2019

Discovery Parks – Melbourne
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4.5 out of 5
618 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,047 reviews)

"Location OK, a lot of construction work ongoing and the surrounding areas dirty."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug,2019

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Lonsdale
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4 out of 5
206 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM322/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (5,166 reviews)

"Near to the CBD area but hard to find parking. Check-in time till 2am is good for night flight ppl."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug,2019

Pegasus Apart'Hotel
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4 out of 5
187 City Road, Southbank, VIC
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,445 reviews)

"Great property, great location and would 100% stay there again"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug,2019

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments - Southbank Collection
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4.5 out of 5
250 City Road, Southbank, VIC
Free cancellation
RM304/night
29 Aug-30 Aug
4.1/5Very Good! (2,326 reviews)

"Easy access to shopping, supermarket and restaurants"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug,2019

Experience Bella Hotel Apartments
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3.5 out of 5
15-21 Therry Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM242/night
27 Aug-28 Aug
4.2/5Excellent! (2,572 reviews)

"This was my first visit to the hotel, having previously stayed multiple times at the other Ibis hotel on Swanston street. Service was great, despite my arriving close to midnight. It was smooth, quick and easy. Location wise, it was great! Close to the Victoria markets and a short walk into the city ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug,2019

ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments
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4 out of 5
623 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM283/night
15 Sep-16 Sep
4/5Very Good! (2,218 reviews)

"The room had a small but modern bathroom. The bed was comfortable and the room had a good heating system."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug,2019

Quality Hotel Batman's Hill on Collins
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4.5 out of 5
241 City Road, Southbank, VIC
RM416/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (981 reviews)

"Exhaust fans in bathroom are not strong enough, so it’s a bit smelly when going toilet:))"…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug,2019

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments MP Deluxe
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4 out of 5
250 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM370/night
8 Sep-9 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (1,716 reviews)

"We loved the location, friendly staff who were helpful , very good facilities in the room and hotel;"…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug,2019

Somerset On Elizabeth, Melbourne
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4.5 out of 5
270 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM388/night
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.2/5Excellent! (3,069 reviews)

"Great location, friendly, responsive and professional staff. Clean and tidy rooms service. Enjoyed it."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug,2019

Novotel Melbourne on Collins
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5 out of 5
Exhibition And Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM616/night
20 Sep-21 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,747 reviews)

"I asked for a lint remover to clean my coat & was given an old used one that was not sticky at all. Then when I told them about it -we had to go out and asked for it tine left in the room but it was not done & just fizzled out!! We were leaving the next morning so did not bother to ask again."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun,2019

Melbourne Marriott Hotel
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4.5 out of 5
131-135 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM425/night
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (3,299 reviews)

"The property is well managed Facilities are very good and the hotel situation in the city is excellent We would definitely stay again"…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug,2019

Citadines on Bourke Melbourne
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4.5 out of 5
31 City Road, Southbank, VIC
Free cancellation
RM410/night
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.3/5Excellent! (1,613 reviews)

"Fantastic room, great view, spacious and comfortable. Very helpful at reception, one of our favourite places to stay in Melbourne."…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug,2019

Mantra Southbank Melbourne
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4.5 out of 5
333 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM384/night
8 Sep-9 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (1,887 reviews)

"Close to everything ,beds are comfortable, everything you need"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug,2019

Mantra on the Park
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4 out of 5
8 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC
RM216/night
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.2/5Very Good! (1,508 reviews)

"No kettle in the room. Smoke alarm kept beeping as the battery was flat"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug,2019

Milano Serviced Apartments
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4.5 out of 5
Shop 7, 198 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, VIC
RM673/night
29 Aug-30 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,091 reviews)

"Wonderfull location, friendly staff, nice apartment"…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug,2019

Docklands Private Collection of Apartments - NewQuay
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4 out of 5
44 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
RM182/night
26 Aug-27 Aug
3.8/5Good! (5,881 reviews)

"Good , cheap, convenient, good 3; check in, good environment, easy to access,"…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug,2019

Great Southern Hotel Melbourne
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4.5 out of 5
7 Caravel Lane, Docklands, VIC
RM487/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.4/5Excellent! (555 reviews)

"Location is amazing, units are clean and well presented. The staff are always nice and it’s great value"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jun,2019

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Where Should We Stay in Melbourne?

If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Melbourne is a good choice. The interesting architecture, art scene, and soaring skyscrapers are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Take to the air and fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is the closest airport, or Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is located 11.7 mi (18.9 km) from the city center. Melbourne offers 553 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you want to stay.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Discovery Parks – Melbourne: Offers an outdoor pool, free childcare, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star cabin.

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments MP Deluxe - Offers an indoor pool, in-room kitchens, and babysitting services. Guests like the central location at this 4.5-star apartment.

ACD Apartments - Features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens, and laundry facilities. This apartment is rated 4.5 stars.

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments - Southbank Collection - Offers an indoor pool, in-room kitchens, and laundry facilities. Guests like the central location at this 4-star apartment.

When Should We Visit Melbourne?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Melbourne.

  • Hottest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average temperature of 78°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 41°F
  • Driest months: February, July, January, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.04 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, July, January, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.04 inches

What Should We See and Do in Melbourne?

While you and your family are visiting Melbourne, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Melbourne Cricket Ground and Bourke Street Mall. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like St. Kilda Beach, Melbourne Central, and SEA LIFE Melbourne.

Melbourne is also well-known for its:
  • Architecture
  • Shopping
  • Art
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theater

Getting Around Melbourne

Melbourne has transportation options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Flagstaff Station, Melbourne Central Station, and Flinders Street Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Southern Cross Station, Showgrounds Station, or Spotswood Station.

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