As Melbourne gets a spring back in its step, there’s no better time to bring the family in for a weekend of fun in the city. We've wrapped up the best deals for staycations fit for every family.

Citadines on Bourke St

Only a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle, Citadines on Bourke St will keep the whole family entertained with their ‘suite slumber’ staycation deal. After a weekend of exploring the Queen Victoria Market, laneways and all the cafés you missed, you and the family will enjoy the ultimate slumber party package with treats for the kids and the parents and late checkout to make the most of the weekend. Book now.

Sebel Melbourne Docklands

If you’re looking for a way to entertain the kids for the weekend, Sebel Melbourne Docklands has the staycation deal for you. Relax in your own spacious two-bedroom apartment, have a hit of tennis on the rooftop court, or cool off in the luxe pool, before enjoying an hour of unlimited circus play at Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq Arcade. Book now.

Radisson Flagstaff Gardens

Kids rule at the Radisson where they not only stay for free, but gain you and the family discounted access to all the fun in town. Meet the latest arrivals at Melbourne Zoo, explore as far as the eye can see atop the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel and delight in all the treats on the Queen Victoria Market Food Tours, before lazing away in family luxury in the heart of the city. Book now.

Assorted pasta hanging at a shop front in the Queen Victoria Market.
Queen Victoria Market

Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments

One for kids who love culture, Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments is in the middle of all the action. Explore the magic of Melbourne Museum, feel the ghosts of Melbourne’s past at Old Melbourne Gaol and knock your socks off at Hardrock Climbing before settling into your home away from home. Ibis is offering free breakfast, early check-in and late check out as part of its staycation package – an offer you can’t refuse. Use code STAYMEL and book now.

City Tempo

Calling all family adventurers - City Tempo is in the heart of a kid's wonderland. Visit Australia’s first trick-art museum ArtVo and play miniature golf in the dark at GlowGolf, all within walking distance. Stretch out in your spacious residential apartment with full kitchen and laundry, and enjoy the facilities including indoor pool and gym. Book now.

Clarion Suites Gateway

Your family city staycation is all set in a self-contained apartment overlooking the Yarra at Clarion Suites Gateway. DFO South Wharf, Eureka Skydeck and Melbourne Aquarium are all within a fifteen-minute stroll, providing endless entertainment for the kids. Celebrate the festive season with an upgrade to a one-bedroom suite, and enjoy a late checkout to take advantage of all the city has to offer. Book now.

Indoor pool at Clarion Suites
Clarion Suites Gateway

Last updated on Fri 26 Feb 2021

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