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    Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

    701 Swanston St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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    • Excellent31%
    • Very good40%
    • Average19%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    “tram stop” (32 reviews)
    “slow lift” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Comfortable, central convenient location, friendly helpful staff. The breakfast was one of the best I have had. Concierge service always ready and willing to help. Pool on the roof was nice on a hot summers day. Self-service laundry is cheap and convenient if you are...More

    Thank sammimath
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    nice stay in the hotel, room, food, service, atmosphere all good. it was nice to hear the hum of trams outside and see the trees in the park. good to walk up to the room rather than have to use the lift

    Thank Karen F
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I’ll give the positives first Big room Comfy bed And that’s where it ends.... The only lift that they had was out of order for 2.8 days of the 3 days we were there. You could use the service lift but it was clanky and...More

    Thank Lorraine72
    Response from RydgesonSwanston, Manager at Rydges on Swanston MelbourneResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Lorraine72, Thanks for your feedback, we take this feedback very seriously and will look into each of these issues to see how we can fix them all moving forward. If you would like to discuss these matters further please feel free to contact me...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Rydges on Swanston is showing signs of its age but this does not detract from the overall quality. My room was spacious and the beds were very comfortable. The bathroom looked like it had been renovated not so long ago and the included shampoos,...More

    Thank Dieter O
    Response from RydgesonSwanston, Manager at Rydges on Swanston MelbourneResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Dieter O, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and I look forward to having you back with us again soon. Kind regards, Stanley Henry General Manager

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Picked this hotel as needed to go to the hospital. Easy walking distance. Lots of food places close by as well. Taxi right out the front and tram stop. Staff very helpful with booking another room and joined me up to their rewards club so...More

    Thank Sandra K
    Response from RydgesonSwanston, Manager at Rydges on Swanston MelbourneResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Sandra K, Thanks for your review. It is great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and I look forward to having you stay with us again in the near future. Kind regards, Stanley Henry General Manager

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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$ 102 - US$ 232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #47 Business Hotel in Melbourne
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    emilylumsden
    30 November 2017|
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    Response from Bemmaw | Reviewed this property |
    I don’t think that the rooms are going to be big enough for 20 people but the restaurant/bar area is
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    Ben H
    27 February 2017|
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    Response from Grant F | Property representative |
    Hi Ben H Sorry the pool & bar is only open for privately booked events Thanks Grant
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    Deirdre S
    18 January 2017|
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    Response from RydgesonSwanston | Property representative |
    Hi Deirdre S, Thank you for interesting in booking with Rydges on Swanston, we do offer complementary wifi through out the hotel to our guest for convenience. unfortunately we don't offer free cable TV in room. if you would... More
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    "One thing is the lift is old and noisy so don't stay near that. And the bar fridge in both rooms is very..."
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    "Stay on the lowest floor you can - the music won't be as loud."
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    "Make your own choices when you check in the day before your stay and you will not be disappointed"
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    "ask if there is an opening window or ventilation"
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