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    The Carlton

    193 - 197 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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          Overview
          • Excellent16%
          • Very good25%
          • Average12%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible45%
          22 Feb 2017
          “It was good”
          16 Nov 2016
          “One of my favourite places but rude staff”
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          Quest on Bourke
          486 reviews
          #106 of 159 hotels in Melbourne
           
          Adara Collins
          290 reviews
          #25 of 133 Speciality lodging in Melbourne
           
          The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure
          2,469 reviews
          #82 of 159 hotels in Melbourne
           
          Naughtons Parkville Hotel
          35 reviews
          #115 of 159 hotels in Melbourne
           
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          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          After a fun dinner and catch up with school chums , yes we are in our 50's. We traversed the many stairs to get to the rooftop bar. Enjoyed a G and T and a glass of water . A 1/4 of a G &...More

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          Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

          A few friends and I were trying to grab a drink (we were all sober) before heading home the other night and the bouncer (who did not look like bouncers because he was away from the door, gossiping like a Kardashian and smoking with another...More

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          Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

          Have been turned back by bouncers twice despite being sober, polite and well dressed. Bouncers let numerous people past me and my friends despite those people being no different in presentation to us. Don't let these guys try to kill your vibe, there's plenty of...More

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          Reviewed 23 February 2017

          Nice place, decent venue. Unfortunately the rooftop bar was closed when we went so will have to go back when the top floor is open. The staff were nice enough, the happy hour has some of the best prices in the CBD. There are trees...More

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          Reviewed 18 December 2016

          Attempted to meet a few friends in the bar (which apparently was empty) before going elsewhere for dinner. The doorman said I was not allowed to go in as I didn't have a booking, even though I was just going to be standing with some...More

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          Quest on Bourke
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          #106 of 159 hotels in Melbourne
           
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          290 reviews
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          2,469 reviews
          #82 of 159 hotels in Melbourne
           
          Naughtons Parkville Hotel
          35 reviews
          #115 of 159 hotels in Melbourne
           
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          • Location
          • Australia >
          • Victoria >
          • Melbourne >
          • Central Business District
          Nearby
          Central Business District
          Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
          tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
          feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
          city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
          throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
          never quite know what you’ll find around the next
          corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
          even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
          ...More
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          Room Tips
          "Not sure about rooms, you could probs sleep in a booth, not sure how this would go down though."
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          "Have females with you as they seem to give them priority entry"
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          "This is advertised as a hotel but is a bar"
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