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What's Kensington like?

If you're looking for the perfect part of the city to explore, look no further than Kensington. Queen Victoria Market and Melbourne Central are a couple of the top places in the larger area worth a visit. Collins Street and Carlton Gardens are a couple of popular sights nearby.

Where are the best places to stay in Kensington?

We have 6 accommodation options in the neighbourhood. Some of the top places to stay in Kensington:

ReadySet Apartments on Altona

City centre apartment with kitchen
  • • Free parking • Free in-room WiFi • Garden

Comfy apartment, next to playground and BBQ area and 3 train stops to the CBD!

Comfortable holiday home with kitchen
  • • Free WiFi • Terrace • Garden

How to get to Kensington

Getting to Kensington on the metro

Stations in the neighbourhood include:
  • • Kensington Station
  • • South Kensington Station

Flying to:

  • • Melbourne Airport (MEL), 9.6 mi (15.4 km) from Kensington
  • • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from Kensington
  • • Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), 29.5 mi (47.5 km) from Kensington

Things to see and do in and around Kensington

Things to do near Kensington:

  • • Queen Victoria Market (1.9 mi/3 km away)
  • • Melbourne Central (2.3 mi/3.7 km away)
  • • Collins Street (2.4 mi/3.9 km away)
  • • Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex (2.6 mi/4.2 km away)
  • • Princess Theatre (2.7 mi/4.4 km away)

Things to see near Kensington:

  • • Carlton Gardens (2.5 mi/4.1 km away)
  • • Rod Laver Arena (3.4 mi/5.4 km away)
  • • Melbourne Cricket Ground (3.4 mi/5.5 km away)
  • • Royal Botanic Gardens (3.6 mi/5.8 km away)
  • • Flemington Racecourse (1.2 mi/1.9 km away)

When is the best time to visit Melbourne?

  • • Hottest months: February, January, March, December (average 18°C)
  • • Coldest months: July, June, August, September (average 10°C)
  • • Rainiest months: June, May, January, February (average 29 mm of rainfall)

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