Family-friendly in Melbourne

Family-Friendly Hotels in Melbourne, Victoria

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Where should we stay in Melbourne?

If you've been thinking about a holiday with your children, Melbourne is a good choice. The interesting architecture, art scene and soaring skyscrapers are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday 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 centre. Melbourne offers 553 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're choosing where to stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

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 holiday. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Melbourne.

  • Hottest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 25°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August and September, with an average temperature of 5°F
  • Driest months: February, July, January and June, with an average rainfall of 1 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, July, January and June, with an average rainfall of 1 inches

What should we see and do in Melbourne?

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

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

Getting around Melbourne

Melbourne has transport 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 Spencer Street Station, Showgrounds Station or Spotswood Station.

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