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Lake Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose the hotel,as we had an early sailing on the Spirit ofmTasmania. We were not disappointed with the location and the hotel. We were in room 004 and found it ideal, the room was comfortable and quiet. We booked direct with the hotel and dealt with Jan who could not have been more helpful. She also served us in...

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with family, 2 separate rooms. Has been recently repainted and rooms upgraded. Very clean and tidy. air conditioned and that was good. One room was quite large, other a bit smaller but okay for short stay. Service was good. Laundry was great staff helpful and friendly.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented apartment 252. On the whole the apartment was fine, but they really need to do something about sound proofing and double glazing the windows. The noise can be deafening at times (late night ciggies and drinking on the balconies) In the first bedroom, you could hear every conversation being had by those on the balconies around the courtyard....

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Greg N, Public Relations Manager at Crest on Barkly Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jo M, Thank you for your feedback, although we would certainly prefer that your impressions of our venue were enhanced by a peaceful stay with minimal disruptions. When renovating or building, we certainly factor in any variables that will assist us to keep room level noise to a bare minimum. Your suggestion regarding extra signage is duly noted and...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First night of 4 very disappointing. Kept of all night due to sounds coming from above apartments and neighboring properties. They glazing is old and thin, offers no sound deadening. The apartment is situated in a different building than is advertised. There are no emergency plans in the apartment. We returned at 5pm with the apartment not serviced, stating we...

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Greg N, Guest Relations Manager at Crest on Barkly Hotel, responded to this review

Hello carrgk, Thank you for taking the time to review and rate the Hotel. Please be advised that we have differing levels of accommodation rating within the Hotel and that this is reflected within the rates that are charged. If your apartment was not serviced when you had placed the sign on the door, then this oversight is unacceptable and...

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

booked a one bedroom apartment and the room has no aircon so had to turn on the aircon in the living room to cool down the whole area. no washing machine in the apartment. dirty water flow out when trying to use the bath. put a sign to do house keeping and back in the evening... the room is still...

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Greg N, Public Relations Manager at Crest on Barkly Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Dave H, Thank you for your review. We appreciate feedback as it gives us the opportunity to review our business and improve our systems and procedures. In this instance, we are disappointed that your stay with us did not live up to your expectations. Please note that this is common practice to use the air conditioning in a one...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

The staff at the hotel are very welcoming and awesome! Especially the receptionist King who was working the night shift, he helped me to work things in my room and made sure my stay was good! I recommend this hotel and if I ever come back to Melbourne again I will definitely be staying here! Cheers !!! Havana

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Greg N, Public Relations Manager at Crest on Barkly Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Havana, Thank you very much for your positive review. It is greatly appreciated and we are sure that King will take great satisfaction from reading your words. We hope that you can come back and stay again soon. The Team @ Crest on Barkly.

Reviewed 19 December 2016

WE have been regular guests at the Crest over the past 10 - 15 years This was the final straw Firstly had troubles getting a confirmation for our booking it took 3 phone calls over 3 daysfrom Brisbane resulting with a promise from staff to email a confirmation On fourth call got onto a King ? Who did confirm our...

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Greg N, Public Relations Manager at Crest on Barkly Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Stephen G, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Given that you are a long term customer, we are extremely disappointed to read that your recent stay did not live up to your expectations. We treat all matters raised in reviews very seriously and your comments will be addressed in Management discussions. Stephen, as you are...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Very noisy, dirty rooms, poorly maintained. Very expensive for what it is. Looks like its been patched up. No staff around. Poor service. Awful experience. Do not stay at this hotel! Great example of faulty towers. Unfinished floor dangerous.

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Greg N, Manager at Crest on Barkly Hotel, responded to this review

Hello 141QLD. Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our venue. We are very disappointed to read that your stay with us was not as you envisaged. Our staff members take great pride in the work they provide and I can be certain that the Housekeepers will be concerned when your comments are raised. In addition...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016

It may not be the hotel flaw, but they put 12 of us into 3 double rooms suite with only one washroom in each suite. And all washroom and bath room doors have NO lock. Totally unacceptable. I complained to the hotel and was told the hotel was fully booked. The night clerk did do her best to smooth the...

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Greg N, Manager at Crest on Barkly Hotel, responded to this review

Hello SunCruise2014, Thank you for your review. We take all reviews very seriously as they give us the opportunity to review our systems and procedures and make adjustments accordingly. It is our intention that every one of our guests thoroughly enjoys their time at our venue and we hope to exceed our guests expectations. We understand that to do otherwise,...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The road noise; as apartment is close to a major intersection and on an incline, the sound of trucks using engine breaking was disturbing. This kept us awake all night. When we complained at 1.30am, the receptionist said it is not his problem. The intersection also has high level lighting. Poor ventilation so any smells from toilet travel throughout apartment....

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Greg N, Public Relations Manager at Crest on Barkly Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jayantha J, Thank you for your review. We are certainly disappointed that your stay with us was not as you desired. St.Kilda can certainly be noisy on weekends and being situated in the C.,B.D lends itself to these extenuating circumstances that are beyond our control. We have just opened a brand new accommodation venue off the main streets in...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crest on Barkly Hotel is located right behind No. 1 St Kilda Road Melbourne. Just 8 minutes from Melbourne's Central Business District. Our apartments are all fully self contained, you will find all the facilities you will need to feel at home away from home. Great for families, long stays and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crest on Barkly Hotel

Address: 47 Barkly St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range: ₹ 6,229 - ₹ 12,818 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crest on Barkly Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We were allocated 004'whichnwas on the ground floor handy to reception, but at the same time was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles PamA916, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs might be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles jomQ1080KJ, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't go there”
 of 5 bubbles 194stepheng, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Would not recommend, not senior friendly.”
 of 5 bubbles SunCruise2014, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles royo460, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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