South Yarra

Melbourne
Jam Factory which includes heritage elements
Some of Melbourne’s best designer shopping can be found in this historically affluent inner-city suburb bordered to the north by the winding Yarra River.

Shop, dine and experience premier entertainment in South Yarra, one of Melbourne’s oldest suburban precincts. The suburb is renowned for its designer fashion stores, upmarket boutiques, fantastic dining precincts and large shopping malls. Stroll South Yarra’s tree-lined streets and admire the spectacular mansions and historic estates that earned the suburb its reputation of exclusivity.

South Yarra’s major commercial strips can be found along its two arterial roads, Chapel Street and Toorak Road. On Chapel Street, you’ll find the Jam Factory entertainment complex, as well as several large shopping complexes and malls. Check out the stylish labels in the designer retail stores and refresh your wardrobe with an item from a local Australian designer.

Grab a coffee or sit down to a lavish meal at one of the restaurants and cafés that line South Yarra’s major streets. Try locally roasted coffee and delicious seasonal produce at many of the suburb’s establishments. Join local revellers at South Yarra’s bars and clubs as night falls.

If you want to see some of South Yarra’s architectural treasures, go on a stroll around the leafy residential streets. You’ll see stunning art-deco apartment complexes and splendid Victorian-era mansions. Como House is a historic mansion that is open to the public.

Relax amid the greenery of the Yarra River, which borders South Yarra to the north. The riverside parkland is a great spot to stretch out on the grass and watch rowboats cruising past. From here, you can also join up with the Capital City Trail. This walkway and bicycle track loops around Melbourne’s inner-city suburbs. To the west of South Yarra, you’ll find the spacious greenery of Fawkner Park.

Be sure to check out the neighbouring suburb of Prahran, which features the historic Prahran Market and more excellent shopping.

South Yarra is located 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) southeast of Melbourne’s central business district. It is easily accessible by car, train, tram and bus. Stay in an elegant Victorian-era hotel or take a room in a modern vacation apartment in South Yarra and enjoy being within walking distance of the suburb’s fantastic shopping, cafés and nightlife.


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Top Hotels in South Yarra

Hotel Claremont Guest House
Hotel Claremont Guest House
3 out of 5
189 Toorak Road, South Yarra, VIC, 03141
The price is CA $92 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 13
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly guesthouse in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (830 reviews)
"Great location transport wise. If you need a healthy meal visit Dinemic…ready made ale away meals & cafe. I’m mentioning to those who might be diabetic or need FODMAP options…checkout their website fir further details. Theirs a kitchen meals area with comfortable lounge too. The rooms have clean ..."

Reviewed on Jul. 31, 2022

Ovolo South Yarra
Ovolo South Yarra
230 Toorak Road, South Yarra, VIC, 3141
The price is CA $173 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 11
Stay at this hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex and Jam Factory ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (90 reviews)
"Compact space excellent for a single traveler who is not going to spend much time in the room."

Reviewed on Sep. 25, 2022

Art Series - The Olsen
Art Series - The Olsen
5 out of 5
637-641 Chapel Street, South Yarra, VIC, 3141
The price is CA $185 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 4
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,851 reviews)
"The Olsen was so enjoyable because the staff were so lovely and helpful. The service was prompt and everything we needed was done for us."

Reviewed on Aug. 8, 2022

The Como Melbourne Mgallery
The Como Melbourne Mgallery
5 out of 5
630 Chapel Street, South Yarra, VIC, 3141
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $210 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (997 reviews)
"Great location, friendly and helpful staff, facilities ext"

Reviewed on Sep. 13, 2022

Amity Apartment Hotels
Amity Apartment Hotels
4.5 out of 5
27 - 29 Claremont Street, South Yarra, VIC, 3141
The price is CA $151 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
Stay at this 4.5-star aparthotel in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the family amenities and the overall ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (661 reviews)
"Clean and comfortable in a great location"

Reviewed on Sep. 25, 2022

District South Yarra
District South Yarra
4 out of 5
10 Claremont Street, South Yarra, VIC, 3141
Fully refundable
The price is CA $150 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
Stay at this 4-star apartment in Melbourne. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and laundry facilities. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (559 reviews)
"Good size room, clean and everything you need"

Reviewed on Sep. 25, 2022

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