R.Iconic, Room No. 1

5.0 (52 Reviews) 715/259-273 Normanby Road, South Melbourne, VIC 3205, AU

Max Accomodation
7 Guests
Bathrooms
2 Full
Pets
Pet Friendly

Bedding

Bedroom 1
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 2
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 3
2 Single (King Split) Bed

A foldaway or sofa bed may be available for this property. The cost is $150 per stay including linen. Please request it on the guest registration form after booking. It is subject to availability.

At A Glance

Description

Immerse yourself in the luxury of R.Iconic building. Enjoy the stunning cityscape views of Southbank, with Melbourne's city skyline as your backdrop. Nestled in the heart of South Melbourne, this three-bedroom apartment offers a rare blend of comfort, style, and location with world-class amenities.

  • A quality pool and gym
  • A Complimentary Parking Space
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi Internet

Space

Step inside this luxurious RIconic apartment and be greeted by a bright, open floorplan with floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room, offering stunning views over South Melbourne and filling the space with abundant natural light. Perched high up on one of the upper floors, this apartment boasts a meticulously designed layout to cater to every aspect of inner-city living. The state-of-the-art kitchen features quality bench tops, ample pantry space for your cooking adventures, and stainless steel appliances including a full oven, gas cooktop, and dishwasher. Each bedroom is a haven of tranquillity, offering spectacular views across South Melbourne and the Melbourne city skyline.

The bedrooms are outfitted as follows: Bedrooms 1 and 2 with a comfortable queen-sized bed each, and Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds. Each morning, savour a cup of coffee on the balcony, watching the city stir to life and the gentle flow of the Yarra River. This location is central to many key attractions such as the Port Melbourne Beach, Bay Street, National Gallery of Victoria, Eureka Skydeck, Yarra River, Arts Centre Melbourne, Crown Casino, and a host of theatres. Not to mention, the area is teeming with an array of bars, restaurants, and cafes, including Lûmé, Chez Dré and Giddiup Cafe.

★ BEDROOMS ★

This luxury apartment offers three beautifully appointed bedrooms. Each bedroom is filled with natural light from the large windows, offering breathtaking views of Southbank and the city skyline.

  • Queen and Double Beds with Pillows, Linens, and Sheet
  • Closets with Hangers and Shelves
  • Bedroom 1: Queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: Queen bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 Single beds

★ KITCHEN & DINING ★

Prepare a gourmet meal in the fully equipped kitchen, featuring top-quality appliances and ample pantry space.

  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Glasses
  • Cutlery
  • Pots & Pans The dining area provides a perfect setting for a family meal.
  • Dining Area with Seating for 6

★ BATHROOMS ★

This apartment features two elegant bathrooms, each stocked with essential toiletries.

  • Vanity
  • Mirror
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Towels
  • Hair Dryer
  • Premium Toiletries

★ LIVING AREA ★

Relax in the chic and comfortable living area, boasting modern décor and floor-to-ceiling windows that fill the room with natural light.

  • Comfortable Sofa
  • Smart TV with Netflix
  • Coffee Table
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi

★ AMENITIES ★

This RIconic apartment also offers a wide range of amenities to enhance your stay.

  •  High-Speed Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • 1 Complimentary Parking Space
  • Elevator Access

Guest Access

Guests have private access to the entire apartment as well as free Wi-Fi, complimentary coffee, tea, quality amenities and 1 parking space.

Neighborhood Overview

South Melbourne, a gem nestled just 3 km south of Melbourne's bustling Central Business District, is a vibrant neighborhood that invites you to step into a rich tapestry of history, culture, and modernity. Its unique charm is immediately evident in its well-preserved Victorian era streetscapes, a testament to its beginnings as one of Melbourne's first suburbs to adopt full municipal status​1​.

The R.Iconic building, located at 253 Normanby Road, stands as a beacon of modern luxury amidst this historic setting. This high-rise apartment development boasts modern architecture and sleek design that are sure to leave you breathless, offering breathtaking views of the city skyline and Port Phillip Bay. The building’s convenient location places it just minutes away from an array of Melbourne's best cafes, restaurants, bars, shopping centres, and entertainment venues, ensuring you'll have everything you need right at your doorstep​2​.

Exploring South Melbourne is an immersive experience, with the R.Iconic building located within proximity to major streets and tourist attractions. Whether it's meandering through the local markets, soaking up the sun in nearby parks, or savoring the rich flavors of a multicultural food scene, every corner turned introduces you to a new facet of South Melbourne's dynamic character.

Transportation in South Melbourne is versatile and convenient, with various options available to suit your travel style. The neighborhood's close proximity to the city center and major streets, combined with a well-connected public transit system, makes getting around a breeze. South Melbourne's vibrant atmosphere is amplified by the diverse range of special events, festivals, and cultural venues that color the neighborhood's calendar. Whether it's the energetic bustle of a local market, the serene ambiance of a park, or the lively beats echoing from a cultural festival, there's always something happening that adds to the neighborhood's lively atmosphere.

South Melbourne is a neighborhood where history and modernity dance a unique tango, where every street tells a story, and where a diverse community breathes life into every corner. As you explore South Melbourne, you're not just observing – you're becoming a part of its ever-evolving narrative.

⭐Highly-rated restaurants, bars and cafes:

Mr. Lawrence: This Middle Eastern restaurant receives rave reviews for its culinary delights.

Ciao Cielo: An Italian eatery known for its delectable dishes and charming ambience.

The Graham: A rooftop bar and modern Australian restaurant with stunning views.

Station Pier Kiosk: A seafood lover’s paradise that offers fresh and flavorful options.

Dalmatino Restaurant: Specializing in Croatian cuisine, this restaurant has garnered positive feedback from guests.

Chez Dré: A must-visit patisserie offering French-inspired sweets and brunch options.

O’Connell’s Hotel: Known for its classic pub food and extensive drinks menu.

Lûmé: A fine dining establishment that offers an innovative tasting menu experience.

Bibim Kitchen: Serving Korean cuisine, including bibimbap and bulgogi, among other dishes.

Cucinetta: Using local ingredients, this contemporary Italian restaurant serves up delightful dishes.

⭐Popular tourist attractions

Port Melbourne Beach: A beautiful sandy beach perfect for relaxation, picnics, and swimming.

Bay Street: Lined with trendy shops, cafes, and restaurants, offering a vibrant shopping and dining experience.

Station Pier: An iconic historic pier with important immigration history, providing picturesque bay views and cruise ship sightings.

South Melbourne Market: A must-visit for fresh produce, gourmet food stalls, and unique artisanal products.

St. Kilda Beach: This popular beach is located just a short tram ride from the city center and features a promenade lined with restaurants, cafes, and shops.

Federation Square: This cultural hub in the heart of the city features galleries, museums, and event spaces, as well as a variety of restaurants and shops.

Royal Botanic Gardens: These beautiful gardens are located just a short walk from the CBD and feature a range of plant species, as well as walking trails, picnic areas, and the Ian Potter Foundation Children's Garden.

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV): This art museum is located in the CBD and is home to a wide range of works from Australian and international artists.

Melbourne Museum: This museum is located in the Carlton Gardens in the CBD and features a range of exhibits on Australian history, science, and culture.

Eureka Skydeck: This iconic building is located in the Southbank area, just a short walk from the CBD, and offers panoramic views of the city from the 88th floor.

Melbourne Art Centre: This performing arts venue is located in the CBD and hosts a range of theater, music, and dance performances.

State Library of Victoria: This beautiful library is located in the CBD and features a range of exhibits and events, as well as a large collection of books and other resources.

St. Paul's Cathedral: This historic cathedral is located in the CBD and is a popular tourist attraction due to its stunning architecture and rich history.

Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium: this popular attraction is located in the Docklands area, just a short walk from the CBD and features a range of marine animals including sharks, rays, and penguins.

Queen Victoria Market: This bustling market is located in the CBD and features a range of fresh produce, as well as clothing, souvenirs, and other goods.

Melbourne Zoo: This popular attraction is home to a variety of animals, including gorillas, lions, and elephants.

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG): This iconic sports stadium is located just outside the CBD and is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. It hosts a range of sporting events, concerts, and other cultural events.

The Great Ocean Road: This scenic drive along the Victoria coast features stunning views of the ocean and coastal towns.

Getting Around

Getting around South Melbourne is facilitated by various modes of public transportation, along with options for walking, biking, and driving.

Buses: The bus stop closest to 253 Normanby Rd is located at Kings Way/Normanby Rd. Bus routes servicing this stop include: Route 216: Brighton Beach - City - Caroline Springs Route 219: Sunshine Park - Gardenvale

Trams: South Melbourne is well serviced by trams, with the nearest tram stop to 253 Normanby Rd being Kings Way/Clarendon St. The tram routes servicing this stop include: Route 12: Victoria Gardens - St Kilda Route 55: West Coburg - Domain Interchange

Trains: The closest train station to 253 Normanby Rd is Southern Cross Station, which is located within a short distance and is serviced by various train lines, including the Alamein, Belgrave, Craigieburn, Frankston, Glen Waverley, Lilydale, Pakenham, Sandringham, Sunbury, Upfield, and Werribee lines. All public transport in Melbourne and the surrounding region requires a Myki card. This reusable smart card can be used on trains,trams,buses,and some regional trains. You can purchase it online or at Myki retail outlets or ticket machines at train stations and other locations.

The Best App for Public Transport in Melbourne: “PTV” is the official app for Public Transport Victoria providing real-time information maps and more.

E-Scooters: Melbourne has started a trial of e-scooters allowing you to see the city from a different perspective.

Taxis: Taxis are readily available in the South Melbourne area and can be hailed on the street or booked in advance.

Rideshare: Rideshare services such as Uber,Didi,and Ola are available in Melbourne and can be accessed via smartphone app.

Bicycle: Melbourne has numerous dedicated bike lanes and bike-sharing schemes making it easy to explore the city by bike. The city is also a part of the Melbourne Bike Share program providing an environmentally friendly way to get around.

Foot: South Melbourne is easily accessible on foot from nearby neighborhoods. There are pedestrian paths and sidewalks that allow for easy walking in the area.

Car: Guests can bring along their own car. There is one parking space included in the apartment.

Places that are easy to walk to: Numerous attractions are within walking distance from South Melbourne.

These include: Port Melbourne Beach Bay Street Crown Casino South Melbourne Market National Gallery of Victoria Eureka Skydeck Arts Centre Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens Shrine of Remembrance Docklands Stadium (Marvel Stadium) Federation Square

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Location

Features

  • air conditioning
  • balcony
  • car not necessary
  • children welcome
  • city
  • cleaning possible
  • coffee maker
  • co detector
  • desk
  • dining area
  • dining room
  • dishes utensils
  • doorbell
  • dryer
  • elevator
  • fire extinguisher
  • first aid kit
  • fitness room
  • freezer
  • gym
  • hair dryer
  • hangers
  • heating
  • internet
  • iron board
  • kettle
  • kitchen
  • kitchen dining area
  • kitchen dining room
  • laptop friendly
  • linens
  • living room
  • long term renters
  • microwave
  • oven
  • parking included
  • pets considered
  • pool
  • pool heated
  • pool indoor
  • private entrance
  • refrigerator
  • safety card
  • shampoo
  • sitting area
  • smoke detector
  • smoking not allowed
  • spices
  • stove
  • toaster
  • toiletries
  • towels
  • tv
  • video on demand
  • washer
  • wifi
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