For those who wish to stay in a hotel
These are the most reasonably priced and have kitchenettes -- both are within 5 minutes of my home/studio:
Suburban Extended Stay (FL972)
1125 Airport Blvd.
Melbourne, Florida USA 32901
Phone: (321) 768-9777 | Fax: (321) 676-5571
Rooms $56-$80 (Seasonal rates) Absolutely no pets or smoking.
Extended Stay America
1701 Evans Rd. (next to Melbourne Square Mall)
Melbourne, FL 32904
Tel: (321) 733-6050 | Fax: (321) 733-6040
Rooms start at $73
An abundance of eating establishements are within walking distance of both locations above.
Melbourne also host lodging establishements along the beach and near I95
Google "Melbourne FL 32935" for more lodging options.