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Nhill, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2014

So close to city and trams. Very convenient and comfortable. Noise on Albert Street is not an issue due to the double glazing windows. Management very helpful. As country people we enjoy this sort of thing and makes it home away from home for us. Excellent car parking too. One way into property and one way out so no confusion...

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Frontdesk160, Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Helen, Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we appreciate the feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Kind regards Christine

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We were attending an evening function at the Park Hyatt but did not want to pay there high prices. The Birches suited us it's clean a convenient location with private parking. The rooms are well used, a little tired but clean and functional. The room rate is reasonable and is as cheap as taking a taxi in and out of...

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Jimeta, Nigeria
Reviewed 16 October 2014

It is located very central, walking distance to many parks and tourist attractions. Clean, good quality apartments. Free fruit absolute treat. Staff are friendly and helpful. Good value for money. Parking is bit of a problem.

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Frontdesk160, Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Karin, Thank you for taking the time to review Birches Serviced Apartments. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to you staying again in the future. Parking is limited in East Melbourne which is why we offer secured car parking for our guests at $10 per night. Kind regards Christine Hanson

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2014

It is so incredibly difficult to find places to bring your well behaved dog. Birches was so lovely and super convenient - great location too. Cheap, cheerful and lovely staff! Will absolutely be back. Kailey (our pup) loved it too!

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Frontdesk160, Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Dear M K, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review of your stay with us at Birches Serviced Apartments. We really appreciate the feedback which allows us to make sure we are meeting our guests expectations, that of course does include our pet guests. We have some allocated pet friendly apartments as we know how...

Albany, WA
Reviewed 6 October 2014

These apartments in East Melbourne are well appointed and quiet, being off the main street, yet a 3 minute walk to the tram stop. I stayed here 3 nights and it felt like home. Off-street parking for $10 per night. Only needed this one night as I got to Melbourne too late to ditch the hire car. 6 pm close...

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Frontdesk160, Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Stoz-ichi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review, we really appreciate the feedback. We strive to make our guests stay as comfortable as possible and are thrilled that we have met your expectation in all area's. We really look forward to have you stay again with us in the future. Kind regards Christine Hanson...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Had to go to Melbourne for a hospital visit and this place was within walking distance so decided to stay there. Big mistake as the room was dirty and smelly. Should have stayed in the city. If you have pets it might be ok as it is pet friendly but if you have allergies then is definitely a no go.

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Frontdesk160, Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Dear rodders122, Thank you for taking the time to write your review about your stay at Birches Serviced apartments. Your feedback is important to us so that we can ensure that we uphold our high standards for every guest. We would love you to contact us by phone so that we can get the specific issues so we can address...

Bangor, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Great value, easy walk to MCG, Rod Laver and transport. Rooms are clean and spacious. Plenty of places to eat nearby if you don't want to cook. Off street parking for extra fee. Concierge is extremely helpfull. Only thing to consider is the stairs if you have a lot of luggage. We will use these apartments for all future trips...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We stayed at this place last week. It is a good place to stay, close to CBD, good spaced apartment and it is dog friendly. Very friendly and helpful staff. You will have to pay extra for the dog and secured parking. Recommended.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Lovely comfortable two room apartmen with kitchent. Very well priced and located just outside the CBD. Tram to Collins St 200m away or 300m to train to Southern Cross or Flinders St. stations. Very quiet unlike the smaller hotels in the CBD, with double the space and no early morning cleaning/delivery trucks, traffic, etc. Staff very helpful and friendly. Secure...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Very good price and friendly concierge. It was an early morning wake up for this light sleeper though, with traffic noise being disturbing at 6am on a Saturday, even with the windows closed. Great blockout curtains, and clean bathroom. Shower was a bit hot and cold. Probably wont stay again purely because of being able to hear everything going on...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Birches Serviced Apartments offer fully equipped and spacious apartments with all the comforts of home, featuring full kitchen with microwaves and hotplates, Free Wifi and much more. A beautiful common court-yard with BBQ facilities with a veggie and herb garden are at the disposal of guests. What's more our guests can also use the bicyles provided free of charge throughout their stay to ride around the city centre. Rooms recently refurbished and freshened up under New Management since August 2013. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birches Serviced Apartments

Address: 160 Simpson Street | Corner Albert Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: ₹ 6,615 - ₹ 9,948 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Birches Serviced Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Room 19 has view of tree lined street and city skyline at sunset”
 of 5 bubbles PaulHVE, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms on the side street are probably quieter - where we stayed”
 of 5 bubbles mrhwalsh, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is cool. Happy to walk up stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles l0ij, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“End rooms have less foot traffic via walkways.”
 of 5 bubbles gretchenw564, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Close your windows at night as traffic noise can sound really loud at night as it is a very quiet street.”
 of 5 bubbles Sunflower4676, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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