Families will find kid-friendly activities in Parkville, and all visitors are sure to appreciate the zoo. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its art, university setting, and cafés. Top sights around the area include Melbourne Cricket Ground, St. Kilda Beach, and Melbourne Zoo.
- You'll find 1261 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Melbourne
- The closest major airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) 8.2 from the city center
- The next closest is in Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) 15.8 away
Sightseeing and Staying in Parkville
Well known for its art scene, the city's cultural venues include Asia Society and Museum, Grainger Museum, and Ian Potter Museum of Art. Favorite family attractions include Melbourne Zoo and State Netball Hockey Centre. The picturesque setting of Royal Park and Brimbank Park exemplify the city's natural beauty.
As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 5 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Parkville. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Art Series - The Larwill Studio - With a stay at this 4-star aparthotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a fitness center, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its proximity to the airport and comfortable beds.
- Naughtons Parkville Hotel - Our customers like the dining options and breakfast at this hotel. With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with free WiFi.
- Vibe Hotel Carlton Melbourne - This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
Top places to see around the area include Melbourne Cricket Ground, located 2.7 mi (4.4 from the city center, and St. Kilda Beach, which is 5.7 mi (9.2 away.
Getting Around Parkville
Head over to Royal Park Station to catch metro. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want a car rental for your journey.
Dressing for Parkville
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 80°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 50°F
- From April to June, the average is 68°F during the day and 41°F at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 64°F during the day and 41°F at night
- In October-December, you can expect 75°F as the daytime average and 45°F as the nighttime average
- Average annual rainfall for Parkville is 0.47 inches
- February and January are usually the hottest months averaging 78°F, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 41°F