Windsor is a small Melbourne suburb that lies just 5 kms south-east of the Melbourne CBD. Bordered by Prahran and St. Kilda, it is centrally located and a popular residential suburb.
Its local government area is split between Port Stonnington and Port Phillip and Windsor is bounded by St. Kilda Road, High Street, Williams Road and Dandenong Road.
Windsor Melbourne VIC, Chapel Street Shops & Hotel Accommodation
Windsor suburb was named after Windsor, a town in Berkshire England. The Windsor Post Office opened its doors to the public in 1886 and since this time, Windsor has grown to be a vibrant residential location.
Interestingly, while this is a small suburb, it is home to numerous amenities including banks, clothing stores, cafes and restaurants, lounges and bars. One of the most unique features of Windsor is that it is also home to a number of historic pubs.
One of Windsor’s main attractions is Chapel Street, a one-stop destination for shopping, nightlife and dining. The street offers an exhilarating mix of dining choices; including many regional and international cuisines. Chapel Street is also Melbourne’s ultimate entertainment precinct; home to a large number of vibrant nightclubs, bars, pubs and live entertainment venues.
Public transport is a convenient way to get around Windsor, with a number of trams servicing the suburb; routes 5, 6,64 and 78. There is also a train station in Windsor via the Sandringham line with the trip to the CBD only taking a short 15 minutes.
This suburb delivers an intriguing mix of housing options for locals who reside in the area. From iconic Victorian terrace houses to medium density apartments for the average family, there is no shortage of housing options in Windsor. As for short term holiday accommodation, there is a Quest Hotel and apartments available for rent. Click the links below for hotel accommodation in Windsor.