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Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments

Alexander Motor Inn & Apartments

980 Mount Alexander Road, Essendon
of 5, from 748 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Essendon, this motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Queens Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of DFO Essendon and Royal Melbourne Showgrounds. Moonee Valley Racecourse and Flemington Racecourse are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Punthill Essendon Grand

Punthill Essendon Grand

1142 Mount Alexander Road, Essendon
of 5, from 147 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this luxury apartment building is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from DFO Essendon and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Queens Park. Flemington Racecourse and Highpoint Shopping Centre are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Essendon Apartments

Essendon Apartments

1040 Mt Alexander Road, Essendon
of 5, from 99 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Essendon, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of DFO Essendon and Queens Park. Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Zoo are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank

Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Southbank

Cnr Southgate Ave / Riverside Quay, Southbank
of 5, from 5,477 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Set within the Southbank shopping/business complex and 200 meters (656 feet) from Yarra River, this modern-style hotel is just across Princes Bridge from the city center and within walking distance of Eureka Skydeck 88. The Victorian Arts Centre, Crown Casino, and Melbourne Cricket Ground are nearby.

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Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is a patchwork of many different neighborhoods, including Essendon.

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Presently, the city's permanent population is approximately 4,200,000. The center of Melbourne is 5 miles from Essendon, while Tullamarine Airport is 6 miles to the northwest of this neighborhood.

You shouldn't miss Fairfield Boathouse and Abbotsford Convent. These attractions are in the vicinity! If you have lots of time, zip on over to National Sports Museum and Fitzroy Gardens. And finally, Essendon North and Strathmore are two close by neighborhoods you should make your way to.

You will find Federation Square, one of the top sights in the region, 6 miles to the southeast.

Be sure to spend time at Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Museum while you are exploring the city center. You might also like to check out National Gallery of Victoria and Eureka Tower.

Inquire about self-guided tours and one-off exhibits at Grainger Museum and Asia Society and Museum. You're bound to find something the whole family will appreciate.

Try out Northern Golf Club and Westgate Golf Course for fast fairways and challenging hazards. Work on your putting, play a round with the locals and then head to the nineteenth hole for a cold drink.

CERES Community Environment Park and Ormiston Gorge and Pound are some top places to get outside and enjoy a warm day.

If it's a beautiful day out, grab a good book and head down to a local park. Top ones include Fawkner Memorial Park, Martin Reserve, Royal Park and Brimbank Park.

Would you like to do some last-minute shopping? Highpoint Shopping Centre and DFO Essendon have never met a shopper they didn't like.

You never know what stories will unfold at University of Melbourne and Melbourne General Cemetery. These time-weathered sites have their fair share of stories to tell.

Watch a game at Etihad Stadium with the Carlton Football Club, the Essendon Football Club or the North Melbourne Football Club and you'll be a fan for life. If you're thinking of seeing a game featuring the Carlton Football Club, make sure you wear navy blue and white.

Accommodation in Essendon

If you aren't sure where to stay in Essendon, head to our Essendon lodging options. There are 328 different accommodations to select from in this highly popular destination.

A few examples of upmarket short or long stay lodgings in Essendon are the AKOM Docklands, 26 Rakaia Way, and the Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman Street. Alternatively, The Nomads Melbourne, at 196-198 A'Beckett St, and the Urban Central Accommodation - Hostel, at 334 City Road, are a couple of choices worth considering if you are a bit more budget conscious.