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Crowne Plaza Melbourne

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1 - 5 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia (Docklands)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012
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26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Was accompanying my husband on a 3 night business trip to Melbourne and we stayed at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne. We usually stay at the other end of town - which to be honest is my preferred location as most hotels in the central CBD are within easy walking distance to Melbourne's fantastic restaurants and shops. That said, the Crowne... More

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IHG_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear SydneyGlobalShopper, We appreciate your thorough and honest review on Trip Advisor. Thank you for giving us a chance despite your usual tendency to stay on the other side of the CBD. We are pleased that you enjoyed staying with us on the river, and had the opportunity to see another side to Melbourne! It is a pity you experienced... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

My wife and l enjoyed our recent stay here. The room was very comfortable with a nice view over the Yarra River. The room was a good size and had two comfortable double beds. When l booked the room on their website l joined the free loyalty club which entitled us to a 2pm late checkout which was great!. Check-in... More

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IHG_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear GOTIGES, Thank you for choosing the Crowne Plaza Melbourne for your recent trip to the city. We are really pleased that you joined our Priority Club Rewards and took advantage of the late checkout. Thank you for your comments about internet costs. We know that internet access can be expensive in Australian hotel rooms, but here at Crowne Plaza... More

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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Location: Awesome! Opposite Convention Centre & Casino & close walking distance to CBD. Serivce: Just ok, bordering on average. F&B: Breakfast - very good choice/options othwerwise no other F&B experience. Room: Standard: (room ending in #1) no view + The noise from either aircon or whatever it was made for a night without any sleep. Just unbearable with no sleep... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012 via mobile

Great great service. Very accommodating after being advised we were celebrating our anniversary - upgrade room for free with amazing river view and fruit plate upon arrival. Great service excellent location

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IHG_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear Dunior, It is great to hear that you were well looked after on your special occasion! We are glad that you enjoyed yourselves! Thanks for letting us know, and posting this on TripAdvisor. Hopefully you will come back and visit us for the next anniversary! Regards, Crowne Plaza Melbourne Management Team. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Stay 4 nights during April 1-5. An old hotel with 10 floors (good since I don't like highrise buidling), but well kept, clean, good size room. View of the Yarra River (from my room) is stunning. Location is convenient as pointed out by other reviewer. Just about 5 min walk from the Southern Cross Station, a major Train station, where... More

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IHG_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear trueFlyMe, Thank you for posting such an informative review about your recent stay at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne earlier this month! You have outlined some great tips about how to get around the city, and we are really pleased you have passed these on to your fellow travellers who are reading TripAdvisor. We appreciate your comments and we do... More

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66 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

I stayed in the Crowne Plaza hotel for 2 nights. It's a lovely hotel in a great location whilst at one edge of the city, it is very close to the Crown Casino, no association, on the river and the Docklands. The location is good, and it is a lovely walk to many of the restaurants and bars of the... More

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IHG_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear Vangeinternational, What a very thorough and well thought out review! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne over Easter. You certainly found your way around the city! We are disappointed that you didn't find the Priority Privilege program worthwhile, however you are right about our Priority Club Rewards program -... More

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34 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Business trip. Very clean, staff very friendly and helpful. Located close to convention center, and Crown casino on the river - nice view Rooms are not 21st century stile, but ok. Food in the restaurant very good, had business dinner fish and steaks well coooked

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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

We arrived early in the morning on the overnight train from Sydney and asked if it would be possible to check in early. This was no problem and were even given a room upgrade. The room was good with views over the river and convention centre. Breakfast was excellent. We took advantage of the 30 minutes free wifi per day... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Good hotel if travelling for business. Comfortable bed and hot shower. Park in the Wilson's carpark for $14 rather than $35 for valet...it is only a 200 metre walk. Breakfast in the lobby bar for me was also a better option than the lower floor buffet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

We have stayed at the CP a couple of times now. Usually to attend Conference just across the river. It is well located for Conference centre, Casino, restaurants and a few blocks to some excellent shopping. The rooms are fine, some a bit smaller than others, nice ambience, bar and restaurant just off reception. All in all if the price... More

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Address: 1 - 5 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Docklands
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Crowne Plaza Melbourne 4.5*
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Set on the banks of the Yarra River, in the heart of the Southbank precinct Crowne Plaza Melbourne is a located adjacent to Melbourne Convention Exhibition Center and a relaxed stroll from Southgate arts and dining promenade, the city center, Melbourne Aquarium, Etihad Stadium and shopping hot spots. Crowne Plaza Melbourne is a 5-minute walk from Southern Cross railway station and a 2-minute stroll to the tramways for swift travel across town. Taxis or our car service take 30 minutes from Melbourne Airport, while our convenient valet service makes parking a breeze. Providing support for the corporate traveler our business centre provides complimentary use of PCs, Internet and stationary supplies. Whether it’s over a succulent steak at Clarendon Street Grill, a classic cocktail in the Lobby Bar or an informal meeting in the Corporate Lounge, Crowne Plaza Melbourne really is The Place To Meet with friends, family, colleagues and clients. ... more   less 
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