East Melbourne is an established, affluent area with many historic buildings homes, iconic landmarks and sprawling parks. The historic Fitzroy, Treasury and Parliament gardens separate East Melbourne from the central city, and are themselves lined with magnificent Elm trees, and a variety of flowers, ornamental shrubs and trees, making them the perfect place for those that enjoy the outdoors. The area inevitably has numerous cafes, bars and restaurants catering to its discerning residents, as well as many pop-up galleries and places of historic interest.
East Melbourne is a wealthy area and, as such, it offers a superb selection of luxury accommodation. If you are planning to stay a little longer in the area, then you may wish to consider a serviced apartment, as these offer a great deal more convenience and cost-efficiency than traditional hotels. Whether you are a seeking a stylish, modern studio or a luxury apartment suite, The Squa.re can offer a selection of the finest properties in the area - each with tasteful contemporary decor, enhanced services such as reception and room cleaning and a range of mod-cons. Our customer services team can also be on hand to advise you as to the best properties to suit the requirements of your particular trip.
East Melbourne is a historic and affluent area, which lends it a safe and friendly atmosphere and means that the area offers several fantastic sights and places to visit - from artisan cafes to impressive colonial-era architecture. Whether you are looking for a relaxing afternoon or an exciting night out, you won’t have to travel far to find either.
The gardens at Fitzroy, which separate East Melbourne from the rest of the city, offer visitors the chance to enjoy some historic architecture, immaculate gardens and superb restaurants. The area is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike, and makes a great place to spend an afternoon - especially if the weather is nice.
Alternatively, crossing the gardens of Parliament and Fitzroy gives visitors access to Melbourne city proper - one of Australia’s most visited cities - which offers a huge range of cultural pursuits, such as galleries, museums and theatres, as well as world-class shopping, adventure sports and innumerable restaurants and cafes.
As one of the most affluent areas in the city, East Melbourne has a fantastic selection of eateries - from fast food to fine dining. GG, on Clarendon Street, is a plus restaurant and wine bar serving a contemporary European menu, whilst Geppetto Trattoria serves rustic Italian dishes in a warm and friendly setting. Alternatively, Zio’s is a modern and stylish Australian menu, serving an original menu of local specialties.
East Melbourne itself doesn’t have any major shopping centres, though Emporium Melbourne and Melbourne Central Mall are just a short journey away. Locally, there are places like the East Melbourne General Store to pick up essentials, as well as a few special interest stores, such as Tigerland Superstore, The Demon Shop and East Melbourne Cellars. The main streets also have a selection of independent stores and charity retail units.
There is plenty to do in and around East Melbourne - though many visitors simply enjoy visiting the local bars and cafes to take in the atmosphere. For those looking for more touristic experiences, the nearby Eureka Skydeck offers incredible views of the city, or there’s even a local hot-air balloon firm offering more stunning views. Those staying a little longer can also enjoy excursions along Great Ocean road, which yields incredible sights and natural phenomenon.
Melbourne has a comprehensive network of trains, trams and buses which offer an easy and convenient way to see all of the city’s best attractions, sporting venues and shopping precincts. Buses are arguably the best way of travelling between East Melbourne and the wider city, which is then covered by further bus routes and tram services. Those seeking to travel further afield then have the option of overground trains or Melbourne airport - which offers both international and domestic flights.
BHP Billiton - the world’s largest mining company - operates out of Victoria and has offices in Manufacturing is also big business in Melbourne, with Ford Australia, Kingfisher International, and CSL all operating locally. Of course there are also several financial services firms, including Medibank, AustralianSuper and ANZ.
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