Family Accommodation in Melbourne

ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel in Melbourne is an ideal destination for family accommodation. Make it a holiday with a wealth of things to see and do…

With heaps of things to see and do including holiday activities, attractions and family events, Melbourne makes a great family holiday destination. ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel offers great family accommodation in Melbourne in the heart of the CBD and close to all major public transport links. Here are four activities to enjoy with the family:

Aboriginal Heritage Walk

The Royal Botanic Gardens at South Yarra rest on a traditional camping and meeting place for the local custodians of the area – the Boonwurrung and Woiworung people. For a different holiday activity, set off on the Aboriginal Heritage Walk and see the land and local plant lore through the eyes of an indigenous guide.

Bike ride in Melbourne

Explore the beautiful leafy city of Melbourne by bike. There are 50 bike stations operating in the City of Melbourne and City of Port Phillip. Take a leisurely bike ride along the Yarra River, Lakeside Drive in Albert Park, the Docklands, Southbank or any of Melbourne’s many bike tracks and discover more about Melbourne’s attractions by bike.

Melbourne’s lanes and arcades

Melbourne is renowned for its historic laneways and arcades throughout the city. Detour from the main streets and discover Melbourne’s intimate and charming web of lanes, alleys, little streets and arcades. Here you can find family friendly cafes and restaurants and quirky little boutiques and designers exclusive to Melbourne.

Australian Sports Lovers Tour

One of the popular family events is to go on a half-day or full-day Australian Sports Tour, showcasing Melbourne as the sports capital of Australia. Celebrate Melbourne’s love of sport and take a behind the scenes look at some of Melbourne’s iconic stadiums and sports fields. The morning sports tour includes:

  • Flemington Racecourse, home of the Melbourne Cup, the horse race that stops the nation
  • Commonwealth Games 2006 Village
  • Drive around Melbourne’s F1 Grand Prix racetrack at Albert Park
  • Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre
  • Behind-the-scenes visit to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and/or Rod Laver Arena (home of Australian Open tennis)
  • Lunch at the enormous state-of-the-art Etihad Stadium, host to AFL football, cricket, rugby and entertainment events

These are just a few of the holiday activities and attractions you can do in one day in Melbourne with the family while staying/based in the best family accommodation in Melbourne – ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel Melbourne. Check our website for more information about our family rooms and family activities in Melbourne.