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All ages can have a great time at these family-friendly properties


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Featured South Melbourne Family friendly Hotels

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Lily Sands Inn
Lily Sands Inn
3.5 out of 5.0 335 Moray Street, South Melbourne, VIC
3.3/5 (86 reviews)
RM266/ night for 2 guests

The room was nice. The staff services wasnt that good.

Reviewed on 12 Mar,2019
City Park Hotel
City Park Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 308-310 Kings Way, South Melbourne, VIC
Free cancellation
3.6/5 (601 reviews)
RM296/ night for 2 guests

Good value for money

Reviewed on 5 Dec,2018
Apartments Melbourne Domain – St Kilda Road
Apartments Melbourne Domain – St Kilda Road
4.0 out of 5.0 37 Albert Road, South Melbourne, VIC
4.0/5 (352 reviews)

Great view and thank you to the staff for being accommodating with late check out

Reviewed on 9 Dec,2018
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Where Should We Stay in South Melbourne?


The budget-friendly destination of South Melbourne is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your kids. The zoo, biking trails, and entertainment are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is the closest airport, or Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is located 12.8 mi (20.7 km) from the city center. South Melbourne has 6 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you should stay.


Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Lily Sands Inn: Offers free WiFi and in-room DVD players. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star guesthouse.

City Park Hotel - Features a restaurant, free parking, and laundry facilities. This 3.5-star motel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Albert Road Serviced Apartments - Features in-room kitchens, free parking, and laundry facilities. This 4-star apartment is popular with guests for its central location.

Quest South Melbourne - Offers rollaway beds. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 3.5-star hotel.


When Should We Visit South Melbourne?


You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to South 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: December, March, August, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.04 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, March, August, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.04 inches

What Should We See and Do in South Melbourne?


While you and your family are staying in South Melbourne, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as South Melbourne Market, St Kilda Road, and Melbourne Cricket Ground. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like St. Kilda Beach, National Gallery of Victoria, and Royal Botanic Gardens.


South Melbourne is also known for its:
  • Biking
  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Temples
  • Parks