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Docklands Apartment Accommodation: Your Key to Melbourne Adventure

Docklands Apartment Accommodation: Your Key to Melbourne Adventure

Are you seeking a unique and convenient accommodation experience in Docklands, Melbourne? Look no further! We at Melbourne Private Apartments offer the perfect solution for your holiday needs. Our Docklands apartments are comfortable, flexible, and located in stunning waterfront locations that will make your stay a memorable one.

Whether you’re travelling alone or with family, our Docklands apartments provide all the amenities to ensure maximum comfort during your stay. Our well-equipped kitchens, spacious living areas, private balconies, and unbeatable views of the harbour and city skyline guarantee an unforgettable experience that will leave lasting memories.

Today, we take a deep dive into the world of Docklands apartment accommodation, uncovering the key attractions, benefits, and tips that make it your gateway to an unforgettable adventure in Melbourne.

Exploring Docklands, Melbourne

Marvel Stadium

Southbank Docklands

When booking apartment accommodation in Melbourne, or anywhere for that matter, you want to ensure it’s in a good location, close to plenty of attractions, shops, restaurants, and dining options. The good news is that Docklands delivers this in spades!

Located in the heart of Melbourne, Docklands is a vibrant community with plenty to explore. From the stadium and NewQuay Promenade to the District Docklands and ArtVo, there’s something here for everyone. Plus, there are plenty of unique experiences, such as waterfront dining and shopping, watersports and boating adventures, art and cultural events, cycling and walking trails, as well as live entertainment and nightlife.

Whether you’re here for business or leisure, Docklands is the perfect place to base yourself during your visit to Melbourne.

Benefits of Docklands Apartment Accommodation

docklands apartment with kitchen

3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom Apartments With Harbour View And Kids Area (Absolute Waterfront)

While there are many types of accommodation in Docklands, we believe apartments offer the most benefits. Ideal for short-term and long-term stays, tourists, and business travellers, Docklands apartment accommodation offers a range of features to make your stay comfortable and cost-effective.

Melbourne Private Apartments offers a comprehensive range of 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and sub-penthouse Docklands apartment accommodation options. Here’s why you should consider booking one for your next stay in Melbourne:

  • Convenience and comfort: Our apartments are spacious and have all the necessary amenities, such as fully equipped kitchens, private bathrooms, laundry facilities, and private balconies, to ensure maximum comfort during your stay. Plus, our location allows for quick and easy access to various attractions in Docklands.
  • Flexibility and cost-effectiveness: We offer several flexible options when it comes to the length of stay; choose from short-term stays to extended stays with cost savings compared to hotels.
  • Stunning views and waterfront locations: Our Docklands apartments boast panoramic views of Docklands Harbour, the Yarra River, and the gorgeous city skyline, which you can enjoy from the comfort of your own apartment. Plus, with our convenient location, you’ll be just steps away from exploring all that Docklands and Melbourne have to offer. Best of all, our apartments offer easy access to Melbourne CBD, with stops for the free tram service directly outside of our 883-889 Collins Street apartments and a short 50 metres from our 915 Collins Street apartments.

Choosing the Right Docklands Holiday Apartment

When booking an apartment in Docklands, it’s essential to research and compare different accommodation options to ensure you find the perfect fit. While some Docklands apartments offer basic amenities, others (i.e., ours) provide additional services and facilities to make your stay comfortable and convenient.

To help you find the best Docklands apartment for your needs, here are some tips to consider:

Utilise online booking platforms and websites

Look for websites offering detailed reviews, ratings, and photos of different apartments to better understand what’s on offer. At Melbourne Private Apartments, we ensure our website accurately depicts our Docklands apartments by featuring photos of the actual apartments with detailed descriptions. This way, you can easily select Docklands apartment accommodation that best meets your needs.

Read guest reviews and ratings

Reading through guest reviews and ratings will help you get an honest opinion of a particular apartment’s quality, cost, amenities, and location. You don’t want to arrive at your Docklands holiday apartment and find out it’s not quite what you expected. This is a surefire way to put a damper on any holiday experience. The best place to find genuine reviews is Google, Facebook Pages, TripAdvisor and

Consider location, amenities, and pricing

When choosing your Docklands apartment accommodation, it’s essential to consider location, amenities, and pricing to ensure you get the best value for your money. As mentioned, Docklands has lots to offer both tourists and business travellers. With that in mind, selecting an apartment close to attractions and amenities you’ll visit frequently during your stay is best.

Communicate with property owners or managers

Contact property owners or managers to enquire about availability and specific requirements. You may also want to ask about additional services and facilities that can be provided during your stay. At Melbourne Private Apartments, we’re always on hand to answer any questions and provide further details about our Docklands apartments. Moreover, all guests are offered complimentary water, soft drinks, and chocolates upon check-in at our office to kickstart their stay in style.

Understand booking terms and policies

Familiarise yourself with the booking terms and policies, including check-in and check-out procedures, security deposits, refund policies, and any additional fees or charges. You can read our Terms and Conditions here.

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that choosing the right holiday apartment in Docklands can be a daunting task. Here are some frequently asked questions we receive from potential visitors to help:

Q. What is the average cost of an apartment in Docklands?

The average cost of an apartment in Docklands will depend on the property’s size, amenities, and location. Melbourne Private Apartments’ 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and sub-penthouse apartments range from $200 to $450 per night, depending on the booking period and other factors.

Q. Are Docklands apartments suitable for families with children?

Docklands apartments are suitable for family holidays and business trips. Our luxury apartments offer plenty of space to accommodate a large family and all the necessary amenities to make your stay comfortable. We even have one three-bedroom apartment with a dedicated kid’s area! Whether you’re looking for a spacious apartment in the heart of the city or one near Melbourne Airport, we have something for everyone.

Q. Is parking available at Docklands apartments?

Yes. You will find that most Docklands apartments offer secure and dedicated parking spaces for guests, though some may charge a fee. At Melbourne Private Apartments, we provide one or two free underground parking spaces, depending on the apartment size.

Q. Can I book a Docklands apartment for a short-term stay?

Absolutely! You can book Docklands apartments for short-term or long-term stays. At Melbourne Private Apartments, we offer flexible booking options to match your schedule and budget, whether for a few nights or several weeks. You may, however, have trouble finding Docklands apartments for a one-night stay as many, including ours, have a minimum stay of three nights. Read our blog post, ‘Are These the Best Short Stay Melbourne Apartments?’, for more information.

Q. What amenities are typically offered in Docklands holiday apartments?

At Melbourne Private Apartments, our fully furnished and self-contained luxury apartments in Docklands have all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. These include modern kitchen appliances, laundry facilities, air conditioning, Wi-Fi internet access, smart TVs, and more. Additionally, guests have access to the property’s facilities. Guests who book one of our 883-889 Collins Street apartments can enjoy the indoor plunge pool and lap pool, along with the fully equipped gym. Those booking an apartment at 915 Collins Street have full access to the indoor lap pool, steam room, and gym. Learn more about our guest facilities here.

Q. How can I ensure the safety and security of the apartment?

At Melbourne Private Apartments, we offer exclusive access to our apartments via a smart lock system as well as 24/7 CCTV monitoring and motion-activated lighting for added security. We also provide all visitors with emergency numbers in case of any problems during their stay.

Q. Are there pet-friendly holiday apartments in Docklands?

Yes, but unfortunately, we do not allow pets in our apartments.

Q. How far is Docklands from Melbourne Airport?

It’s approximately 23 kilometres, or a 22-minute drive, from Melbourne Airport to Docklands. The most convenient way to get there is by taxi (expect to pay $60-$75), but you can also catch public transport such as the SkyBus ($18-$22) or shuttle bus services ($50-$75) that run between the airport and Docklands.


Experience the best of Melbourne when you stay at Docklands in one of our luxurious apartments. With plenty to do and see nearby, Docklands is the perfect destination for a family holiday or business trip. Our spacious Docklands apartment accommodation has all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay, plus access to exclusive facilities like an indoor plunge pool and gym, depending on the apartment size. Plus, with secure parking and 24/7 security monitoring, you can rest assured that your stay is safe and stress-free.

We hope this information has helped answer your questions about our apartments in Docklands. If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly. We look forward to helping you plan an unforgettable holiday!