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Aria Favourite Southbank

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Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This apartment complex is only two blocks from Crowne Casino and has good access to public transport. There is a supermarket one minute away and the area is surrounded by great cafes. Reception staff were very welcoming and efficient. It does bother me though that this complex is one where you are required to actually pay a bond on the...

Thank Karen551115
Erin S, Front Office Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Hi Karen Thank you for leaving a review about your time with us at the Aria Favourite Apartments in Southbank. We are glad to hear you liked the location, the apartment size and features, cleanliness and found our team friendly - It is always pleasing to hear that we were able to provide an a positive customer service experience. We...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had 3 nights at Aria, apartment was modern clean and well equipped even down to a Espresso Coffee Machine. I had a one bedroom apt, which was very comfy as I was travelling alone, however it was ideal for when I had my Melb family drop in to visit. we had somewhere other than the Bedroom to sit and...

Thank auntymarl
Christina S, General Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review & for recommending us to other travellers. We appreciate it.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Stayed here for 5D4N. Checking in was a breeze, room is generally clean, equipped with the basic amenities, Wi-Fi connection is stable. There are shops, eateries and supermarket nearby which makes it convenient. It is also around 10 minutes walk to Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Center. Oh, there is also a list of places to check out given to you...

Thank tunawhiskas
Christina S, General Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We put a lot of thought into our List of Favourite Places - so glad you liked it. We appreciate it.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the 3 bedroom apartment with my family to celebrate my 60th birthday and could not have been happier. The apartment is spacious and the view is stunning. Three good size bedrooms, two bathrooms and three toilets, fully self contained. Close easy walking to the casino and DFO and a tram stop out the front makes getting around...

1Thank Debdee2013
Christina S, General Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed the 3 bed room apartment. Happy birthday!

Shepparton, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My wife, daughter and I stayed for one night, on a Friday at Aria Favourite, Southbank recently and enjoyed our stay. Room was nice (1 BR Apt), rate was reasonable, staff were friendly too. Only problem was that the super fast wifi they clam was free, didn’t work at all. In saying that, I didn’t call reception to get them...

Thank Reardo34
Christina S, General Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the feedback. That is very unusual you had issues with the free WIFI - my apologies for this. We look forward to having you stay with us again. And next time, please do not hesitate to let us know if there is any issues whilst you are with us, so we can resolve immediately.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We arrived in the early hours of the morning tired and were told that our apartment was next door in a largely residential apartment building. when we got into the apartment it did not match our expectations, we called the night manager who told us we would need to speak to someone the next day. We were wakened at 7am...

Thank Brian O
Christina S, General Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Brian, yes we have 2 types of accommodation we offer in 2 different buildings - Aria Favourite is 4.5 star based at 285 City Road and Aria Style is 4 star & situated next door at 283 City Road. There is a price difference between the 2. Aria Favourite is newly refurbished & we highly recommend it.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The location was great and we were surprised at the size of the apartment. Everything was clean and relatively new. There is some construction going on across the road but even though our room was facing the site the noise didn't bother us. Staff were great and we'd definitely stay again.

Thank tedfarris
Christina S, General Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Thanks Ted - we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here in the three bedroom apartment with friends. Apartment very clean and spacious. Car parking tight if you have a large vehicle but service from staff was excellent. Great location within walking distance to Southbank and Casino.

Thank Tina I
Christina S, General Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Hi Tina - thanks so much for your very good feedback! We pride ourselves on our service & spacious apartments. You are correct the car park ramp is a bit tight but we try to make the fee as competitive as possible. We don't recommend the car parks for large vehicles, only small to med. There are many car parking...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. It is a self-contained apartment with everything you need including a washing machine & dryer. The apartment is very spacious with separate bedroom, lounge room & a small dining room. It has 2 TVs, one in the lounge & one in the bedroom. There are 2 big wardrobes so plenty of space to hang...

Thank afong138
Christina S, General Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review. We are thrilled!

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

For this amount of money, I will not recommend this hotel apartment. First of all. I don't feel safe and conformable when I stay in this place. There is no "DO NOT DISTURB" sign for any room and they never call me to ask or let me know when I want them to clean up my room. But around 3...

Thank Bigmac H
Christina S, General Manager at Aria Favourite Southbank, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We will take your comments on board.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located at 285 City Road in Melbourne’s Southbank precinct, our “Favourite” range offers modern and spacious 4.5 star apartments, which showcases our passion for local art and style, and evoke a feeling beyond aesthetics. Choose from 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms with free Wi-Fi and stunning views of Melbourne, and enjoy all the creature comforts of home with the added benefits of a hotel. 24/7 reception, room service, daily housekeeping and onsite car parking are just the beginning! Our seamless delivery of personalised service and shared local ‘secrets’ ensure our guests experience a crafted, bespoke stay. Let us surprise and delight you when you stay with Aria Hotel Apartments. We also offer our “Style” 4-star accommodation range next door at 283 City Road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aria Favourite Southbank

Address: 285 City Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia (Formerly Plum Serviced Apartments Southbank)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Southbank
Price Range: ₹ 6,464 - ₹ 16,354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Aria Favourite Southbank 4.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Plum Serviced Apartments Southbank Hotel Melbourne
Plum Serviced Apartments Southbank Melbourne
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“Very close to Crown Casino for entertainment, IGA nearby stocks most food and alcohol supplies .”
auntymarl, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“till the building work is finished get a room at the rear”
BrianO621, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“higher floors have less street noise”
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CathyT326, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“View was workmen doing work on buildings.”
Efficient199, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you book a City View room. They are the newer and higher (quieter) rooms.”
andrewbD1729IN, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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