Destination guide

The friendly city of Hawthorn awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Hawthorn with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its restaurants, shopping and bars, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Hawthorn

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Hawthorn a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Studley Park Boathouse (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Yarra Bend Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Fairfield Boathouse (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hawthorn

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hawthorn is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Luna Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Yarra Bend Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Fitzroy Gardens (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Hawthorn

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 10 mi (16 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 14.7 mi (23.6 km) away.

Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Glenferrie Station or Hawthorn Station to more easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Hawthorn?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,048 vacation rentals near Hawthorn. From 375 Houses to 1,501 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 Hawthorn for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Swinburne University of Technology: 2,308 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,194 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,194 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,184 vacation rentals
  • Southern Cross Station: 2,190 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hawthorn 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 Hawthorn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 375 Houses in Hawthorn. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hawthorn include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,501 rentals available
  • Villas: 11 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 Hawthorn?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 622 vacation rentals with pool available in Hawthorn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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