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BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   474 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location for travelling around the CBD.There was the circle tram at the end of the lane .The room was very spacious and the bed very comfortable .It needed some updating though. The bathroom vanity had some severe damage to the top of it.The carpets in bedroom and lounge room had stains that had been cleaned but now carpet looked... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed during 1st - 5th September and stay with my friend in a twin bed, room annex-e. The room is clean and large, well divided to living room, bed room and bathroom. - There are laundry facility on the same floor which is very useful for our long stay. - Housekeeping come and clean our room neatly everyday. -... More

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Steven B, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Our annex apartments The Highlander, are very convenient and make a great option for quality, budget accomodation. Next time you come to Melbourne we hope to see you again. More

Ballarat
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed on 15th floor one bedroom apartment with views to Yarra river and crown, fantastic! Service was very friendly and the apartment very spacious. 2 adults, toddler and 4 month old. Right across the road from the aquarium. Only downside was it wasn't pram friendly, a few stairs at the entrance to get in. We wouldn't hesitate to stay... More

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Steven B, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your friendly review of Best Western Riverside Apartments. I'm glad your family enjoyed their stay with us. No doubt 'Fred' also had a good time helping out. Delightful little kid he is. More

Ballarat, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I stayed there on a Sunday night, short stroll to Crown for Dinner, the view was magnificent. The apartment has everything you need, washing machine, dryer, well laid out kitchen. Absolutely loved it.

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Steven B, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Best Western Riverside Apartments. The views across the river are beautiful and come as a surprise to many guests. Very popular apartments for all occasions. More

Broome, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great location location, clean and tidy serviced apartments. Staff friendly and will help you out where they can. The location is within walking distance to Etihad Stadium, Southern Cross Station, Crown Casino & Southbank across the river. There are pubs, clubs, cafés, restaurants and 7/11's all close by. There is a tram stop right outside the lane... More

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Steven B, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write comments on your stay at Best Western Riverside Apartments. We always appreciate the feed back. Comments help others get a more rounded view of the accommodation standard to be expected. We hope to see you again soon. More

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

the view from this apartment at night time is worth a million dollars. A bonus saw a hot air balloon one morning from our bedroom window pass along the coast through the space between the buildings. So easy to get a tram the stop at your door step which from there you can go anywhere.

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Steven B, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for such an atmospheric review. The air balloons are such a special sight first thing in the morning. So much to see and do in Melbourne. More

Toronto, Canada
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145 reviews 145 reviews
27 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Secure serviced apartment in the heart of the city close to everything and a 10 min walk from/to southern cross station for the airport bus. Hard to find though. Address is located on 474 flinders st but if you go to 474 flinders st, you will come to a huge parking lot! There is a laneway called highlander near 474... More

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Steven B, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for the information packed review of Best Western Riverside Apartments. Just one little note: The couch's in the apartments are not a pull out couch. We can provide a roll-away bed for extra guests at a reasonable rate. Thanks again for taking the time to inform others. More

Albury
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The apartment we stayed in was clean and very roomy. The staff were excellent and very helpful. The location was close to eating places and other facilities. We needed a cot for a baby and this was supplied at no charge including a high chair.

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Steven B, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your friendly review of Best Western Riverside Apartments. Our location is wonderfully central. Im glad your stay was so enjoyable. More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Although not right in the heart of Melbourne these apartments are within walking distance to Federation Square, Southbank, Museums and Galleries. The free tram is right outside and it's a short walk to the Colonial Tram Restaurant pickup. Very reasonably priced for a large apartment with a very good sized bathroom, kitchen and sitting area. No free wifi but we... More

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Steven B, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Best Western Riverside Apartments. It's great to hear you had such an enjoyable stay with us. We do have free Wifi too, just ask our reception staff. Hope to see you again soon. More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A good location, the riverside apartments are close to the southbank, and all the main streets of Melbourne. A short walk from Elizabeth Street and Collins Street and right across the southbank which has all the nice restaurants and buzzing evenings!!! Apartments are comfortable and decently furnished. Wont say much pf the housekeeping though. The housekeeping did a shoddy job... More

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Steven B, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Best Western Riverside Apartments. I'm glad to hear you had a comfortable stay with us and our location in the heart of the city made your stay even more enjoyable. When you visit our beautiful city again you must try the local food in the Vic Market. Great place for a coffe and quick... More

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Address: 474 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Riverside Apartments 4*
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