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InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   495 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Ranked #9 of 171 hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Drysdale, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After becoming a priority privilege member (fees apply for a one year membership) we decided to stay at the Rialto using our stay 2, pay for 1 voucher. We decided our best value for money was to opt for the Club room access. The club room at the Rialto offers all day refreshments, afternoon tea and evening drinks with chefs... More

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear Neepfamily, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the opportunity to share such a kind review. I am delighted to hear that you found my colleagues throughout the hotel to be friendly and welcoming and that you felt that the hotel was an inviting place. It is so important to us that you are made... More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for just the one night in July but should have stayed longer and as soon as you arrive you are welcomed warmly by the concierge and escorted through to the reception area, nothing was too much trouble for the attentive staff. A Beautiful heritage building well appointed room, the beds were large and comfortable and pillows to suit. Room... More

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear LLLS13, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the kind review of your recent stay with us in Melbourne. It is great to hear that you had such a wonderful stay at the hotel and were made to feel welcome right from the start. I hope that we might have the opportunity to welcome you... More

San Francisco, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful architecture and decor! Great service and location. Very knowledgable and helpful concierges. The lack of exterior windows in the room is a bit strange...otherwise it would be 5-stars. Definitely recommend staying here, and would stay here again.

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear liliherz, Thank you for taking the time to share the feedback from your stay with us in May this year. I am delighted to hear that you had a memorable stay with us and enjoyed the architecture of the magnificent heritage buildings in which we are housed. Did you have the opportunity to visit the history display in the... More

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yet another perfect weekend mixing business with pleasure in Melbourne.The staff make this hotel special. From front desk , club lounge , door men , room attendants and the fabulous Concierge services .. You are welcomed warmly always and assisted with any queries . James at Concierge is a delight and booked us into another gem of a restaurant last... More

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear LauraC2216, As a return guest to InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, thank you for taking the time to share your kind feedback. I am delighted to hear that you had such wonderful interactions with all my colleagues during your stay. I am certainly lucky to have such a wonderful team at the hotel in particular, James and Cliff who consistently... More

Jakarta, Indonesia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 6 days and the room was immaculately clean and close the where the actions are (Collins St.) The tram stop just in the front of the hotel makes is very convenient to go places. The housekeeping crew did an excellent job with timely cleaning of the room. The staff are also very friendly and helpful.

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear Karzack, Thank you for taking the time to share the kind feedback from your recent stay with us at the InterContinental Melbourne. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found my colleagues to be very friendly and helpful. It is also wonderful to hear that you found my housekeeping colleagues to... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent our 30th wedding anniversary here 2 nights & have stayed a few times before. We had a large king size bed in a larger than average room in the older part of this unique hotel with access to Club lounge which has improved very much over the years with its pre dinner drinks & food. It is a good... More

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Spent our 30th wedding anniversary here 2 nights & have stayed a few times before. We had a large king size bed in a larger than average room in the older part of this unique hotel with access to Club lounge which has improved very much over the years with its pre dinner drinks & food. It is a good... More

Wellington, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had 2 nights there recently while attending a friend's funeral. Booked a basic room as I was travelling alone, and found myself up-graded to a lovely 5 star Junior Suite, which was just perfect. The bar service, restaurant service, quality of fittings, surroundings and staff are all worthy of a 5 star rating and is everything I expected and more.... More

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear Al M, Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to hear that you had a memorable stay with us and that we were able to make it enjoyable for your considering the circumstances. I hope that sometime in the near future we might have the opportunity to welcome you... More

Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall a good hotel in a great location. Staff were exceptionally helpful and prompt which was great including suggesting the little things such as WiFi access by joining the loyalty program. Rooms were great being clean and spacious. Breakfast was good with a reasonable spread and fantastic service albeit I felt that quality of food could perhaps be better in... More

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear DesLimPug, Thank you for taking the opportunity to share your kind review on Trip Advisor. It is lovely to hear that the service provided to you and your friends and the rooms in which you stayed where highlights of your stay. I am delighted also to note that my colleagues at reception were able to suggest signing up to... More

Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay at the Intercontinental whenever I visit Melbourne for work and have enjoyed every stay. The rooms are comfortable, clean and a decent size with a desk to be able to do some work. The swimming pool on the top floor has a great view of the sky and I often use the gym, which has some cardio equipment... More

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear Bethanyangela, As a return guest to InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to share the feedback from your most recent stay on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to hear that you always enjoy staying with us and enjoy the buffet breakfast selection. It is also lovely to hear that you... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool hotel in a great location. Hotel is modern, clean and friendly. Rooms are nice with excellent beds. The hotel is walking distance to some great restaurants and shops. Perfect hotel for business or couples/adults. Would go back..

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InterContinenta... M, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear KB, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing the kind feedback from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am delighted to hear that you found the hotel to be cool, centrally located and more importantly that you would return to stay with us again. I hope that I might have the opportunity... More

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Address: 495 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Spa Hotel in Melbourne #4 Family Hotel in Melbourne #9 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne #10 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne #15 Business Hotel in Melbourne
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Celebrated as one of the world’s hottest and best new hotels by both Conde Nast Traveler and Wallpaper* magazines, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is a fascinating example of the city’s fusion of old and new. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto represents the resurrection of one of the city’s last remaining examples of 19th Century Victorian Gothic architecture into a timeless and inspiring luxury hotel. Its city centre location on Collins Street is at the heart of the laneways, attractions and experiences that give Melbourne its international appeal. Behind the Gothic façade is a sleek yet intimate hotel that is home to two very different bars – the Bluestone Wine Lounge and the Market Lane Bar – and a variety of dining establishments, including Alluvial Restaurant and Guy Grossi’s exciting new venture, Merchant. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto has also teamed up with Shannon Bennett, providing valet parking for his new Vue de monde restaurant on the 55th floor of the adjacent Rialto building. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto’s warmth and exceptional service belies its size, with more than 250 guest rooms across two soaring wings, including a stunning collection of suites as well as the exclusive Club InterContinental lounge and facilities for premium guests. The hotel’s rooftop is also a destination itself, home to the kitchen’s own market garden and beehives, the Scandinavian-inspired swimming pool and the glass-encased fitness centre overlooking the Melbourne cityscape. Also available is the luxurious candle-lit East Day Spa offering east-meets-west treatments and therapies. Before guests arrive, they can take advantage of the concierges’ passion and Insider knowledge of the city. Chief Concierge, James Ridenour and his team are the key to authentic experiences of the real Melbourne and everything the city has to offer. ... more   less 
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