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Address: 282 Collins St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9654-5244
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An Eye Opener

Great place to people watch, take time to stop and and take it all in. All reviews I have read about this are correct.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Great place to people watch, take time to stop and and take it all in. All reviews I have read about this are correct.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Takes a step back in time- this place is just beautiful. Has some interesting shops, as well as a very nice tea room. A must see when visiting Melbourne

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Hopetoun tea rooms - Arrived for a very late lunch had a wait - not too long so 1 holds the queue place the other returns the shopping to the hotel. Nb. Melbourne does not have many public toilets ( that are easy to locate). We were probably the last to be served lunch and it was beautiful I ordered... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Hopetoun tea rooms, any wait is worth it, favourite card shop, historic ambiance, occasional classic music performances

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Traralgon, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Fantastic architecture and shops. Take an stroll thru the block arcade and the lanes which adjoin it. You'll be pleasantly surprised by what you find..

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beijing
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

In the heart of Collins Street this arcade is soooo Melbourne, stylish, deco architecture and as usual in Melbourne the arcade and surrounding lanes are full of awesome cafes.

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Port Douglas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I am always blown away by the intricate. Tiling on the Walkways and shop fronts . It is an attraction in itself,let alone the lovely range of shops inside plus that iconic Cafe that serves sandwiches with the crusts cut off !!!.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The Block sells itself with an atmosphere of "old Melbourne" Get that camera into working order. Afterwards ease yourself into Raspberry sponge or mouthwatering Lime tart at fabulous "le old" Hopetoun Tea Rooms believe me the wait 20 min is worth it.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The Block Arcade is a fantastic example of a bygone age lovingly restored and maintained. The shops and restaurants in the arcade are varied - lollies, toys, cafes, spices, chocolates. A wander through the arcade is a must when in Melbourne. Look up at the detailed ceiling and architecture. Then browse the shops. Check out the cake display in the... More 

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Perth Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Love the look up, look down, look behind you concept of this historic and well kept place. Hopetoun tearooms are a must even if just to view the window and the large mirror from the outside the store and within the arcade.

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