Downtown CBD Three Time The Luxury

Apartment - Private room · Kavanagh Street, Southbank, VIC 3006, Australia

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The Space

The location:

Our home is located right next to Melbourne's own "Eiffel Tower" - The Arts Center, it's the flagship of the performing arts in Victoria and the focal point of Melbourne's cultural precinct. We have a spare en-suite guest room available in this stunning iconic national-award-winning building in the heart of Melbourne, an area offers the best in bars, restaurants and cafes that the city has to offer ... Walking distance to all major attractions and easy access to all suburbs. Plenty of public transportations (tram/bus/train), bike share and rental cars at our doorstep. You will also find the popular Melbourne Visitor Shuttle (total 13 stops), just a couple of minutes walking from our apartment building (we are at stop 1 - Arts Precinct). All services begin and end at stop 1 with the first service leaving at 9:30am and the last service at 3:45pm. The full journey takes 90 minutes and includes an informative on-board commentary while you explore the diversity of inner city Melbourne.

Here is a list of what's located in the neighbourhood:
1 National Gallery of Victoria - 240m
2 Victorian College of the Arts - 300m
3 The Australian Ballet - 80m
4 Opera Australia - 70m
5 The Australian Ballet School - 80m
6 CUB Malthouse Playbox Theatre - 500m
7 Australian Centre for Contemporary Arts - 420m
8 Hamer Hall - 300m
9 The Arts Centre - 200m
10 Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - 100m
11 Royal Botanic Gardens - 400m
12 The Tan Running Track - 420m
13 The Rowing Boat Sheds - 400m
14 Southgate Shopping Precinct - 280m
15 Flinders Street Station - 530m
16 Southern Cross Station - 1200m
17 Post Office, Auspost shop and PO boxes - 400m
18 Federation Square - 500m
19 Sidney Myer Music Bowl - 700m
20 Crown Casino & Entertainment Centre - 850m
21 Melbourne Exhibition Centre - 950m
22 Shrine of Remembrance - 1000m
23 Melbourne Grammar School - 1300m
24 Melbourne Girls' Grammar School - 1800m
25 Lexus Centre - 1000m
26 Melbourne Cricket Ground - 1350m
27 Rod Laver Arena - 1000m
28 Coles Supermarket South Melbourne - 1200m
29 IGA Supermarket - 120m
30 South Melbourne Market - 1300m
31 Eureka Skydeck 88 - 500m

From our place, you can be at the Melbourne international airport in about 20 minutes (approx. $50 by taxi - the fastest way) or you can take the Starbus door to door get off at "Quest Hotel Southbank" ($17 one way or $28 return tickets), we are right next to them.

The Apartment:

The apartment is spacious and relaxed with all that you will need for a fabulous stay. PLUS a breathtaking million-dollar view makes it the perfect place to come back to after a day of exploring the wonders of Melbourne. If you get up early in the morning, as the city comes to life, you will be able to see hot air balloons at sunrise outside of the windows slowly drifting across the city. It's an amazing experience you'll never forget. Even if it rains, you will be surprised by a glorious double rainbow just outside of the window waiting to brighten up your day !!! It's magical !!! :D

What we offer :

- Quiet, private, tidy, clean and comfortable bedroom
- En-suite bathroom with walk-in rain-shower
- Fresh 100% cotton linens and soft luxury bath towels
- Free fast speed wi-fi
- Bathroom toiletries, electric adapter and hair dryer
- Complimentary tea and coffee
- Access to gym, 2 lane/25m swimming pool, timber yoga deck and terrace garden
- Laundry room with washing machine, dryer, iron, ironing board
- Lululemon Yoga Mat can be borrowed if you are keen for a morning stretch
- Two 'Myki' public transport cards can be borrowed during the stay to save you the hassle (and $6/card), as tickets can no longer be purchased on board in Melbourne
- Maps and brochures of the city and major attractions

*There are two car parks under our building: Arts Centre Car Park and Australian Ballet Centre Car Park. Both offer short-term and long-term parking service.

*There are three popular car-rental companies under our building: GreenShareCar, GoGet and Flexicar. You can book online and rent their cars by hour or by day.

You will be sharing the apartment with me and my husband. We are a Chinese/Australian couple lived, worked and traveled throughout Asia, Europe, North America, Africa and Australia&NZ before settling down in my husband's hometown, Melbourne. We love different culture, people, language and we enjoy good food, wine and company. We are happy to answer any question you have about your stay or things to see and do in Melbourne and Australia. This is our first home purchased together as a married couple. We hope you enjoy the property as much as we do and we look forward to hosting you soon. :)

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Security Deposit: $121
Cleaning Fee: $29
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • Nice, clean, quiet place to stay. Really well located, just a pleasant 10 minute walk across the river from the CBD or you can take a stroll along the Southbank promenade. Eva and Todd were also pleasant and helpful. Would definitely stay here if I were ever in Melbourne again.

    April 2014
    Eva
    Response from Eva:

    Thanks Jesse for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our home and had a great time in Melbourne. All the best to your new business adventure and safe travels !

  • Eva and Todd were great hosts! After a mix-up with the dates, which I admittedly caused, they were nothing short of gracious in how they handled it. Also, the location is PERFECT. Just close enough to the city center but far enough to be able to take a breather after a long day of touring. HIGHLY recommend it.

    April 2014
    Eva
    Response from Eva:

    Thanks James for the lovely review. We felt like it was the right thing to do so you are most welcome. Hopefully we got the chance to host you next time when you stop by Melbourne. Cheers !

  • It is an amazing location near the Arts Centre Melbourne, where you have breathtaking views from the living room's window. The hosts are lovely and help you always no matter which need you might have. In addition I enjoyed the building's sport offer with a relaxing swim in the pool.
    The city centre is in 10 min walking distance. An insiders' tip is the coffee in front of the Arts centre which is sold in the morning on the street.
    During the stay you experience how it is to live in Melbourne in the best way. Spending the time there was a pleasure and would have liked to stay longer.

    April 2014
    Eva
    Response from Eva:

    Thanks Helene for the lovely review ! Glad you enjoyed your stay at our home and had a great time in Melbourne. Once again, thank you so much for the lovely note and present. We will make sure to give you a buzz to catch up when we come to Zurich ! Cheers ! :) x

  • I can't express how wonderful of an experience we had while staying at eva and todd's apartment. The space was very nice and spacious, clean and quiet. It is located in a great spot. Eva and Todd was a very nice and generous host

    Eva herself was punctual, friendly and replied quickly to my text messages confirming the reservation and check-in time.

    We were invited to have dinner together . Todd is a great chefs and he cook an excellent dinner, delicious then the five-star hotel, me and my wife enjoy so much!

    We live here for five days and next time I would absolutely book them again and recommend it to others.

    April 2014
  • Really loved Eva and Todds apartment. Highly recommended. The views from the lounge and dining were amazing. The room is very comfortable, amazing sheets adjoining bathroom which is very nice. Would return without a doubt. Thanks for having me.

    March 2014
    Eva
    Response from Eva:

    Thanks Kat for the lovely review. It was a pleasure having you at our home. Glad you enjoyed the week-long stay and (email hidden) trip in Melbourne. Safe travels and all the best ! :)

  • Eva's place was practically located in CBD and was really close to spots like Flinder's street station and Federation Square. Also, the place was neat, clean and comfy.

    March 2014
    Eva
    Response from Eva:

    Thanks Kim for the review. It was a pleasure hosting you and your wife at our home. Glad you enjoyed the stay and had a good time in Melbourne. Safe travels and all the best guys ! :)

  • Eva and Todd's place was exactly as represented. They have an amazing modern, minimalist residence in a new high rise that's in a perfect location... Close to CBD, the Yarra boardwalk, Federation Square, and the arts district. Everything was very clean and comfortable. It was fun to see what high-rise living is like. Eva and Todd were very helpful, friendly and kind. I wish I could have stayed longer.

    March 2014
    Eva
    Response from Eva:

    Thank you Alina for the lovely review. It was nice meeting you and we're glad you enjoyed your stay at our home and had a wonderful time in Melbourne. Take care and all the best ! :) x

  • We stayed 3 nights by Eva's place at beginnning of march. The building and the appartament are very nice with a wonderful view of the city. The room and the bathroom are spacious.
    The only thing we didn't like is that it's not specified that the room doesn't have a proper window, but a fixed white glass window towards the foyer.

    March 2014
  • We stayed at Eva's beautiful apartment for 4 nights on our first trip to Melbourne. The apartment and room was spotless and the bed was unbelievably comfortable! Located in the heart of Southbank the building is extremely close to everything and offers a unforgettable view of South Melbourne. Unfortunately we didn't get to spend much time with Eva as we had our days jam packed with activities but would definitely stay again if we return to Melbourne!

    March 2014
    Eva
    Response from Eva:

    Thanks Jason for the lovely review ! It was so nice meeting you guys as well and it was a pity we were all super busy and didn't get the chance to get to know each other more. Hope you enjoyed your Aussie holiday and arrived back to Spain safe and sound. :) We'd love to host you guys again next time you are in Melbourne ! Just give us a buzz ! Take care !

  • Very warm welcome and the room is excellent! Very clean and well equipped bedroom and bathroom. Everything you need is present and the hosts are there to help you to find the right things to do. Perfect location to visit Melbourne by foot, or make use of the public transport. We've did everything by foot or bike and it's just perfect!

    February 2014
    Eva
    Response from Eva:

    Thanks Stephanie for the review. We are glad you liked our home and enjoyed your stay in Melbourne. Thanks again for choosing us. Cheers ! :)

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We are a Chinese/Australian couple lived, worked and traveled throughout Asia, Europe, North America, Africa and Australia&NZ before settling down in my husband's hometown, Melbourne. We love different culture, people, language and we enjoy good food, wine and company. We both run our own biz so sometimes life can be hectic but we try our best to keep it balanced. I am a passionate yogi and my husband runs and swims everyday. We play golf and tennis together at the weekend and share a passion about travel, photography, museum, theatre, movie, swing dance, scuba diving, cooking and riding our bikes together along the yarra river on a beautiful day. :)
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