South Yarra

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Historically the home of Melbourne’s well heeled, South Yarra is a neighbourhood known for its stylish society.

One of Melbourne’s oldest suburbs, South Yarra’s spacious streets are lined with grand old frontages and some of the city’s poshest properties. Go for a stroll along the leafy banks of Melbourne’s mighty Yarra River or take photos of architectural treasures from the 19th and early 20th century. Inside these beauties you’ll find glamorous restaurants, bars, cafés and shops. Spend up on luxury labels or grab a drink at one of the neighbourhood’s chic establishments.

Top hotels in South Yarra

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Art Series - The Olsen
Art Series - The Olsen
5 out of 5
637-641 Chapel Street, South Yarra, VIC
SG$157
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9

Situated in the entertainment district, this luxury aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Chapel Street and St Kilda Road. Royal Botanic Gardens and Rod Laver ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,737 reviews)

"Nice hotel, good bar downstairs, close to shopping"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb,2020

Art Series - The Olsen
The Como Melbourne Mgallery
The Como Melbourne Mgallery
5 out of 5
630 Chapel Street, South Yarra, VIC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
SG$171
per night
Mar 30 - Mar 31

Situated in the entertainment district, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Chapel Street and Prahran Market. Royal Botanic Gardens and Yarra Riverfront ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (1,414 reviews)

"Property was clean and tidy and staff were very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan,2020

The Como Melbourne Mgallery
Claremont Guest House
Claremont Guest House
3 out of 5
189 Toorak Road, South Yarra, VIC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
SG$33
per night
Mar 30 - Mar 31

Situated in the entertainment district, this guesthouse is within 1 mile (2 km) of Toorak Road, Alfred Hospital and St Kilda Road. Royal Botanic Gardens and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (776 reviews)

"Not sure why u change breakfast for over 20 years. Hot breakfast good, but continental breakfast with cereal and toast I prefer . Maybe have an option on what type of breakfast at checkin . Some were given options of cereal and others weren’t . Anyway be staying here again during my next visit . ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan,2020

Claremont Guest House

Popular things to do in South Yarra

Jam Factory
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Jam Factory

Pick up a fresh outfit, catch up with friends over lunch or watch a new film at this historic shopping, dining and entertainment complex in South Yarra.

Rod Laver Arena
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Rod Laver Arena

4/5(37 reviews)

Take a tour of Melbourne Park’s primary tennis court, come here to witness an exciting Australian Open tennis match or see a major pop concert.

Melbourne Cricket Ground
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Melbourne Cricket Ground

4.5/5(66 reviews)

Australia’s premier stadium is a symbol of Melbourne’s sporting heritage, drawing thousands of fans to cricket, football, rugby and soccer matches and events.

Top activities in South Yarra

Wilsons Promontory National Park Full Day Trip
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Wilsons Promontory National Park Full Day Trip

84% of travellers recommend
SG$124
Per adult
Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Sunset Small Group Tour
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Great Ocean Road and 12 Apostles Sunset Small Group Tour

74% of travellers recommend
SG$116
Per adult
Mornington Peninsula small group day tour
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Mornington Peninsula small group day tour

92% of travellers recommend
SG$145
Per adult
Phillip Island Ultimate Eco Tour from Melbourne
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Phillip Island Ultimate Eco Tour from Melbourne

92% of travellers recommend
SG$136
Per adult
Phillip Island Penguin Parade Afternoon Tour
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Phillip Island Penguin Parade Afternoon Tour

76% of travellers recommend
SG$121
Per adult
Melbourne Outlet Shopping Tour
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Melbourne Outlet Shopping Tour

SG$89
Per adult

Reviews of South Yarra

4.6

Top Destination

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Verified traveller

Jan 1, 2019

Great area with good links to the city. Has great shops, bars and restaurants on Chapel Street. Great vibes.

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