Tucked along the fashionable Chapel Street in the chic suburb of South Yarra, The Como Melbourne hotel puts you mere steps from high-end shopping and rich culture.
Just moments from our 5-star hotel on Chapel Street, you can stroll along the tranquil Yarra River, unwind in a quaint café or browse the array of upscale shops. But it’s the people of South Yarra that will make your experience truly memorable. From the friendly baristas who ensure your coffee is perfect to the fashionistas who use these vibrant streets as their personal catwalks, the vibe here is enticingly grand and refreshingly stylish.
The best way to experience it all is by staying at our boutique hotel in Melbourne. Below are a list of the top attractions in and around South Yarra and Melbourne. Our Concierge is happy to offer further recommendations and provide assistance with planning your excursions.
Chapel Street Precinct
The iconic Chapel Street brings you the best in fashion, beauty, homewares, bubbles and bites.
Royal Botanic Gardens
Visit Melbourne’s inner-city oasis. On the Royal Botanic Gardens’ tranquil hectare, you will find beautifully landscaped gardens showcasing both indigenous Australian and exotic flora from around the world, tea rooms to enjoy afternoon tea, and an on-site shop featuring gardening tools, accessories and home décor.
Melbourne Cricket Grounds
With a capacity for 100,000 people, this open-air stadium is one of the world's most famous and is the site of Test Cricket and Australian football’s Grand Final on the last Saturday in September. Visitors can also enjoy a guided tour of this iconic stadium, where so many champions of yesterday and today have performed.
The Project Studio Audience
Ever wanted to be a part of something special? What about in a LIVE studio audience? Channel Ten’s The Project is currently the only news program filmed with a live audience. Come to South Yarra and experience an entertaining night at Channel Ten studios, right next door to The Como Melbourne.
Famous for fine fresh produce, hard to find specialty items and good old fashioned service sealed with expert advice, this Melbourne Market can’t be beaten on quality. Visit to discover everything from the highest quality of fruit and vegetables to the widest range of certified organic products, sustainable seafood, free range meat and poultry, gourmet deli items and an interesting and varied mix of sought after eateries and specialty stores.
St Kilda is Melbourne’s seaside playground and is much-loved by residents and visitors. St Kilda is renowned for its expansive view of Port Phillip, safe sandy beach, palm-lined boardwalk, huge range of beach activities, big skies, gorgeous sunsets, parks and gardens, great restaurants, bars and cafés, fabulous old buildings, and its colourful past and present.
Home to cultural attractions, world-class events, tourism experiences and an exceptional array of restaurants, bars and specialty stores, this modern piazza has become the heart and soul of Melbourne.
National Gallery of Victoria
Located in an imposing building tucked behind a moat, Australia’s oldest public art museum features ancient and modern works from the Eastern and Western hemispheres, including paintings by Picasso, Renoir, and Van Gogh.
Also known as The Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, this outdoor 30,000-seat sports stadium is one of the best and most unique event and sports administration complexes in the world. The current home of the A-League's Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City, National Rugby League's Melbourne Storm and Melbourne's Super Rugby team, the Melbourne Rebels.
Bring a picnic and wander through the beautiful gardens, or take a tour through Como House on a weekend. Immerse yourself in the history and luxury that makes Como House and Garden Melbourne’s most glamourous location.
Melbourne is a shopper’s paradise. Wander outside to the boutique-filled Chapel Street and Toorak Road. Stroll through the iconic Bourke Street Mall filled with department stores and buskers, to Melbourne Central and Emporium Melbourne without having to step outside. Venture out of the city by free shuttle bus from the CBD or a short taxi ride from The Como Melbourne to Chadstone Shopping Centre, the largest shopping centre in the Southern Hemisphere.
If you have some spare time, we suggest taking a day trip to one of Victoria’s beautiful regional areas. Explore the galleries, spas and cafes in the breezy seaside villages on the Mornington Peninsula, winery-hop through the Yarra Valley or take in the spectacular views of the Twelve Apostles and the Great Ocean Road, all only an hour or two drive from The Como Melbourne.