Prahran is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, situated just five kilometres from the central business district of the city. The area is known for its diversity and multiculturalism, a fact that is revealed in its array of ethnic restaurants and chic cafes. Prahran is also a hub of gay culture in Melbourne, and one of the city’s premier gay villages is located on Commercial Road. Prahran was founded in the 19th century, and quickly became a popular location for shopping and entertainment. In addition to the bevy of architecturally significant commercial buildings, Prahran is known for its Victorian terrace houses.
- Shop at upscale fashion boutiques on Chapel Street in Prahran, where you will find trendy cafes that give the Melbourne suburb a very European feel.
- Stroll down Greville Street where you will find quirky bookstores, music shops, and second hand clothing stores leftover from when the area was the hub of Melbourne’s hippie community.
- Walk through the ornate gates of Princess Park where you will find nice walking paths, an old church turned theatre and one of the best skateboarding parks in Melbourne.
Prahran is located just a short distance from the central business district of Melbourne, so it is easy to reach using public transportation. The Sandringham line of the train goes through Prahran, stopping at the Prahran station that is centrally located in the suburb, making for the perfect starting point. The tram is the most popular form of local transportation and there are several routes that pass through Prahran, stopping near the main attractions. Most of the shops and restaurants are located within walking distance of each other, so it is best to take public transport and then walk.
259 hotels in Prahran, Victoria
Business and leisure travellers on short- or long-term stays in Melbourne find suitable base in the comfortable accommodations of Apartments Ink St. Kilda. Tourists at this modern property can... More
Park Regis Griffin Suites Melbourne offers modern apartments set in a convenient location placing business and leisure travellers to the heart of the city centre and St Kilda. While on a Melbourne... More
Discerning holidaymakers and modern travellers visiting Melbourne find ideal base and convenient starting point at the centrally located accommodations of Quest Windsor Apartments Melbourne. Aside... More
Centrally situated near Albert Park, St. Kilda Road and the business district, Mercure Melbourne Albert Park creates a good starting point for corporate and leisure travellers in the Victoria... More
Vacationers and business travellers looking for tranquil accommodations near the beach in the suburbs of Melbourne book a stay at the chic Adina Apartment Hotel, St Kilda. While in St. Kilda,... More
Featuring excellent service, high standards of comfort and a friendly atmosphere, Kimberley Gardens Hotel and Serviced Apartments is an ideal place to reside for both business as well as leisure... More
Art Series The Cullen Hotel Melbourne offers comfortable accommodation and services for an enjoyable stay. This property is walking distance from shopping, bars, restaurants and Chapel Streets. ... More
Seasons Heritage Melbourne Apartments seamlessly combines the old world glamour and sophistication of the restored historic mansion with its contemporary styled apartment wing. This stylish... More
Melbourne Parkview Hotel offers modern conveniences for business travellers and tourists visiting the corporate hubs and attractions of Melbourne. The property provides easy access to the city's... More