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A beautiful location, like no other

The very best of Melbourne on your doorstep

The Alba is in a perfect position for you to continue enjoying everything Melbourne has to offer. All the attractions of the CBD are so close, while shopping and dining, arts, culture and sporting precincts, parks and gardens, and health and wellbeing facilities are equally close by.

Dining out or shopping, you’re spoiled for choice

There’s no doubt that Melbourne does dining out brilliantly. From casual cafés to bustling bistros and gastro pubs to high-end restaurants manned by superstar chefs, there’s something to suit everyone’s taste. When it comes to shopping, high street meets high fashion and everything else in between on Melbourne’s famous boulevards, streets and laneways. Not forgetting an abundance of fresh food, flowers and international flavours at long-standing markets. All close to The Alba.

Where arts, culture and great sporting events meet

A city brimming with art and culture, there is so much to experience in and around Melbourne, right near The Alba. Not only are there iconic buildings filled with every kind of art form, but there is also an abundance of theatre, music and live venues, plus regular arts and culture events. For sporty types and those who want to stay on top of their health and fitness, there are so many choices right on the doorstep.

Gardens and green spaces for breathing in life

Lush, beautiful parks and gardens are a hallmark of Melbourne. And many of these gorgeous swathes of green are close to The Alba. With Albert Park Lake just over the road, there is so much to enjoy in the fresh air at this much-loved, family-friendly environment. Take the opportunity to lift your spirits and your overall sense of wellbeing in one of the stunning parks or gardens nearby.

Looking after your health and wellbeing

At The Alba, our focus is on your wellbeing. We are here to support you every day and ensure that we do so in a way that accommodates your changing needs. Our onsite staff will support you with your day-to-day wellbeing, but for all your health or medical needs there are many hospitals, clinics, practices and pharmacies close to The Alba.

All your favourite places are close by


  • The Kettle Black — 2 minutes
  • Prince Wine Store — 4 minutes
  • Lumé — 5 minutes
  • Botanical Hotel — 5 minutes
  • O’Connells Hotel — 6 minutes
  • St Ali — 6 minutes
  • Matilda — 6 minutes


  • Major supermarkets — 6 minutes
  • South Melbourne Market — 8 minutes
  • Albert Park Village — 9 minutes
  • Prahran Market — 9 minutes
  • Melbourne CBD — 19 minutes

Arts and culture

  • The Astor Theatre — 7 minutes
  • National Gallery of Victoria — 7 minutes
  • Malthouse Theatre — 7 minutes
  • Arts Centre — 8 minutes
  • ACMI — 14 minutes


  • Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre – 7 minutes
  • Albert Park Golf Course – 7 minutes
  • Albert Park Bowls Club — 7 minutes
  • MCG – 16 minutes

Parks and gardens

  • Albert Park Lake — across the road
  • Fawkner Park — 4 minutes
  • Royal Botanic Gardens — 6 minutes
  • St Vincent Gardens — 6 minutes
  • Kings Domain — 8 minutes

Hospitals and clinics

  • Albert Road General Practice — 2 minutes
  • Chemist Warehouse South Melbourne — 4 minutes
  • Alfred Hospital — 6 minutes
  • Melbourne Boulevard Pharmacy — 7 minutes
  • Albert Park Medical Centre — 8 minutes
  • The Avenue Hospital — 9 minutes

Visit our display suite and view the location

The Alba is in a perfect position for you to continue enjoying everything Melbourne has to offer. It’s close to the city, yet equally close to the Botanic Gardens, South Yarra and South Melbourne, with the Arts Centre, and the National Gallery of Victoria a short distance away. The Alfred Hospital is also close by. With stunning Albert Park Lake just across the road, you can make the most of this iconic lakeside environment, surrounded by parkland and green spaces.

The Alba display suite
128 Albert Road South Melbourne, 3205

The Albert Park Lake Precinct
114 Albert Road, South Melbourne, 3205

View our display suite today

Call our Sales Manager on 1300 794 970 or email live@thealba.com.au for an appointment at The Alba Apartments display suite. You’ll find the display suite situated within The Grace Albert Park Lake next door at 128 Albert Road, South Melbourne.