Destination guide

The friendly area of Richmond awaits your stay

The area's live music and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Richmond. This city's bars, shopping and cafés attract many visitors, and its welcoming and walkable location add to the charm. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Richmond

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Studley Park Boathouse (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Yarra Bend Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Richmond

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Richmond is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Luna Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Yarra Bend Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Fitzroy Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Richmond

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 13.3 mi (21.5 km) away.

You can get around Richmond by catching a ride on the metro at Burnley Station, West Richmond Station or Richmond Station.

Where to stay around Richmond?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,019 vacation rentals near Richmond. From 364 Houses to 1,486 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Richmond for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Richmond?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Richmond. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Melbourne Central: 2,207 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,208 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,198 vacation rentals
  • Southern Cross Station: 2,203 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre: 2,204 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 364 Houses in Richmond. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Richmond include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,486 rentals available
  • Villas: 10 rentals available
  • Cabins: 15 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 576 vacation rentals with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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