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George Powlett Apartments

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were excellent, particularly the blonde lady with glasses (aplogies can't remember her name). Great location, tidy and cosy room. Wifi was a little hit and miss when we were there but everything else ticked all the boxes. Extremely close to the tram & train station and opposite from the famous MCG. Great value for money!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most professional, friendly and helpful reception team equal to a 5 star hotel. Building is a little 'tired' however just found out it will be demolished at the end of May. A shame as the perfect location to stay in and at a reasonable price. Thank you Michelle and also the other helpful lady in reception.

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Thank JohnnyUK7
Rowena, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location close to sporting venues & a walk to the city across the gardens. Free parking, quiet street, laundry available, 15 minute walk to variety of restaurants in Bridge Road or at Tribeca. Bathroom dated, but perfectly functional. A block to a 7/11 & cafes for breakfast.

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1Thank Jocelyn C
Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sad to see the end of GPA at the end of May, very good value for many years, but especially want to thank the EXCEPTIONAL staff for all their 5 star service (at 3 star prices!!), I wish them all the best in the future. Andrew

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1Thank morri2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I begin? You know the saying "you get what you paid for" - except, with the George Powlett Hotel, to get much less than that. Now, I wasn't expecting luxury but I've stayed in hostels charging a third of the price that are nicer than this hotel. I was greated by a pleasant, however unprofessional receptionist with an...

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2Thank Kirsty L
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, good location, yes close to MCG and public transport. Yes close to the city centre but there are no facilities, a little kitchenette with 2 forks and 4 glasses; very tired looking bedroom. Tiny tiny bathroom and moldy. Yes its cheap but don't expect anything more. Staff lovely though. Don't take room 15 or you will hear guest going...

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Thank mjmd_12
Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here recently with a friend. As we were only looking for a cheap couple of nights away close to the cbd this accommodation fit the bill. Small room with a very out of date bathroom, kitchenette had microwave and kettle but 7/11 close by for coffee :) The free wifi is very poor and the tv only had the...

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Thank juza_13
Portland, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We chose these apartments because of location & car parking availability. Location is second to none for Price & Distance from MCG, Tennis Centre, Trams, Trains, etc... The apartment consisted of a double bed & a single bed, room was very small (lucky I didn't have my 6'6 husband with us - he wouldn't fit in the bathroom!). The are...

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed there for 5 night and we really enjoyed our visit. It was really close to everything and the area was so lovely. The area was voted for the best suburns in Melbourne and it really was. There is some restaurants and cafes really near. 7-eleven is the only market close by. Tram stop was maybe 2min walk away....

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Thank Juliahelenius
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Located in East Melbourne, tram stop Jolimont Station (no 75 or 48), with a short walk to apartment. Just a couple of stops out of the free travel zone. Great location, quiet leafy streets. The apartment had a double bed and a single, small table and chairs, fridge, microwave, separate bathroom including a bath and TV. Internet was also available....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
George Powlett Apartments is located in the quiet exclusive area of East Melbourne, just a short stroll to the CBD, Markets, MCG, Rod Laver Arena and Fitzroy Gardens. The 43 Studio Apartments are suitable for up to 3 people and include ensuite bathroom, kitchenette, airconditioning and limited free car parking. Guest laundry and ironing room, Same day dry cleaning service, Business fax and photocopying service, Easy public transport access to CBD and many Melbourne attractions, Rooms serviced regularly (except Sundays). ... more   less 

Additional Information about George Powlett Apartments

Address: 30 Powlett St | East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: ₹ 4,077 - ₹ 5,824 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — George Powlett Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 2 for 3 people - ground floor, looks out onto George Street.”
jocelync265, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“As I said avoid room 15”
mjmd_12, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Close to MCG precinct :)”
Amyjackb, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Studio room with balcony”
Swappy-K, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don'e expect a queen bed.”
angelamW8674XM, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
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