5 Reasons To Stay In Richmond, Victoria

Pretty streets with gorgeous, Victorian-era homes, tall apartments that have great views of the city, the MCG – a stone’s throw away, hip cafes and a range of diverse restaurants.

Sounds like one place and one place only – Richmond, Victoria!

We love Richmond. It’s one of the most sought-after suburbs in Melbourne – for many different reasons. Today, the proud Melburnians from StayCentral tell us why Richmond is such a great suburb to call home while you’re here.

1. An awesome location

Richmond is one of the best-located suburbs in the city. It’s also one of Melbourne’s most desirable suburbs, for a range of reasons. It’s just a 10-minute tram ride into the city which is only 3km away. Ridesharing is just as popular, as is biking and even walking if you’re up for it. Of course, it’s certainly walking distance from the MCG, making it ideal for a sports trip. It’s also close to the hip, happening suburbs of Fitzroy, Carlton and East Melbourne.

2. A beautiful neighbourhood

Don’t like staying at places that are dull and sterile? Good thing you’re staying in Richmond! It’s a vibrant suburb with lots to see and do in itself, like walking down the iconic streets and admiring the cute, Victorian-era houses which are close together. Available in Richmond are a total of 565 shops, 67 nightlife hubs and restaurants as far as the eye can see… which brings us to our next point.

3. Amazing cuisine and café scene

Richmond has got to be in the top 5 districts for food in Melbourne. It’s home to a diverse population, with migrants from Greece, Italy, Vietnam and Morocco, calling the suburb home. And you know what that means: a diverse range of cuisines. From barbecue Korean to hearty North African, you can choose from a dazzling 392 restaurants in the suburb of Richmond.

4. Greenery, and lots of it

Need a little greenery in your life? Richmond has got you. There are plenty of quaint parks and playgrounds in Richmond, such as Citizens Park, the Barkly Gardens, and the Alan Bain Reserve. Get your morning run in, or an evening walk to clear your min

5. Perfect for any type of trip

What do we love most about Richmond? It’s perfect for any trip – from corporate trips to family visits, footy weekends to girls-night-outs. Richmond truly is a one-size-fits-all type of suburb.

Decided that Richmond is the place for you? It’d be rude not to! Whatever your reason for coming to our beautiful city, the team at StayCentral have the right serviced apartment or house in Melbourne for you. Check out their Richmond property listings and book early to avoid disappointment. You’ll find what you’re looking for when you choose to StayCentral!