Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Accommodation Options in Melbourne - Self Catering Apartments

Accommodation Options in Melbourne - Self Catering Apartments

As Melbourne is such a popular tourist destination, accommodation can be a bit of a problem. The hotels are aplenty but if you do not book one well in advance, their rates can burn a hole in your pocket. A much better accommodation option while visiting Melbourne is to rent a serviced apartment. There is a wide range of apartment accommodation Melbourne options and you can choose one as per your requirements and budget. Getting an apartment is better than staying in a hotel because you get to have more privacy and can spend the holidays as per your liking.

If you are looking for the perfect apartment accommodation in Melbourne in general and Melbourne Central Business District (CBD) in particular, you do not need to look any further than Birches Serviced Apartments. Located in East Melbourne, which is renowned for its beautiful parks and gardens along with the architecture and quiet tree-lined streets, Birches serviced apartments offer the ideal alternative to inner city hotel accommodation.

Birches Serviced Apartments is conveniently located within walking distance to

• Rod Laver Arena
• MCG
• Victoria Street which is famous for Vietnamese restaurant
• Brunswick Street (cafes, bars and restaurants)
• A multitude of parks and gardens, Fitzroy Gardens
• Bridge Road shopping precinct and warehouses


Many major hospitals (Peter Mac, Freemasons, Epworth, St. Vincent’s, and Mercy Private).
A short tram ride to CBD, Telstra Dome, Queen Victoria Markets, St Kilda, Lygon Street, Crown Casino and Chapel Streets

Birches Serviced Apartments is certified by HMAA and AAA Tourism for Victorian Accommodation Industry Award for Excellence 2004, 2005 and again 2006. It has also been the 2007 finalist for Excellency in Sustainability and for Best Back of the House and again got the 2008 Award for Best House-keeper. Birches Serviced Apartments has been proudly awarded 4 stars by RACV for their environmentally friendly practices in 2004. It is one of the first serviced apartments in Victoria to be awarded by RACV. So what are you waiting for? To have a look at some of the best serviced apartments in Melbourne and book online, just drop by at www.birchesservicedapartments.com


By Nellie Rogers

Nellie Rogers worked in the tourism industry in different capacities for 7 years before moving to writing full time. Her experience in the field is reflected in her interesting and insightful articles.