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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 #10 of 170 hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Staying at the InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto made the week travelling for work feel like a holiday treat at the same time. Centrally located on Collins St, with a tram stop outside, you couldn't ask for more perfect location. I'll definitely book to return to stay here again when visiting Melbourne.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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36 hotel reviews
355 helpful votes 355 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Melbourne The Rialto for 2 nights - the hotel appears to be a smartly designed connection of two old red brick warehouses with all the plushness and furnishing expected of a high tier hotel. Wasn't cheap but the outstanding rooms, service and comfort more than compensated.

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Perth, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A weekend away isn't enough to stay here. Club class provides a good size room with a balcony, a long with a club room where you can have breakfast, afternoon tea, and drinks and canapes. All of the staff are very friendly and also serve a nice afternoon tea in the bar. It's very quiet and you get a good... More

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Geelong, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned from a weekend away to the Intercontinental Melbourne for our 35th wedding anniversary and was a little disappointed. My husband is a IHG member and stays at the Intercontinental Singapore and Crown Plaza Auckland regularly during the year on business and has chosen this hotel chain on his travels even though it is not the preferred choice by... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice hotel and front desk staff were amazing. Only stayed one night and had to leave early for work. Left a bad impression when I could not even take a complete shower. The water pressure was so terrible it was dripping out and the only way to get pressure was full cold, yeah great thanks. Staff were very apologetic which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights Cannot complain about anything. All staff professional and courteous , rooms clean and tidy. Location central to all. Will stay here again. Have stayed at several intercontinental hotels and they are are a class above most others

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We chose this Hotel for it's location & due to it's 5 star rating. We were not disappointed. From arrival to departure the service was exceptional. From Reservations to Valet to Check-in to Concierge to Restaurant/Bar staff to Housekeeping (not necessarily in any order) they all performed their work on a highly professional & courteous manner. Without these valuable people,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited the hotel on a business trip and the location was decisive in my choice. Happily surprised by the architecture of the hotel and things it has to offer. The main positive point remains of course the professional and welcoming attitude of the staff all across. The bar, pool and health club are also easily accessible and in good shape.

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

Dear Cew00, Thank you for taking the time to share the kind feedback from your recent stay with us I Melbourne. I am pleased to hear that you were surprised by the architecture of the hotel and the things that we had to offer. It is also wonderful to hear that the professional and welcoming attitude of all the staff... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment my three friends and I arrived on a visit from Sydney, and were welcomed by the friendly and efficient staff, it was obvious that our short stay at the Rialto was going to be an enjoyable one. Rather than list the many staff members who gave exceptional service, let me just say that all of them were... More

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

Dear Nick S, Thank you for taking the time to share the detailed feedback from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay with us and that you found my colleagues to be attentive and friendly. Thank you also for your comments relating the coffee on Sunday... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed 7 nights in this hotel during a conference in Melbourne. The hotel is very nice and has a superb architecture. Unfortunately I could not enjoy a single rest night. My room shared a door with my neighbors´ room. I could very distinctly hear and understand their conversations, their phone calls, their TV... and they were not specially loud.... More

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

Dear AsierSC, Thank you for taking the time to share the feedback from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am delighted that you found the architecture of the building to be superb, we are certainly lucky to be housed in two such historic buildings right in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. I was disappointed to note that you... 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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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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