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Rydges Melbourne Hotel

186 Exhibition St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent two nights at Rydges (just around the corner from Melbourne's Chinatown), from 20 to 22 Nov 2014, and I must say I came away thoroughly impressed. From the moment my colleagues and I checked in, we were treated like long lost friends, with the greeting and service being excellent, particularly a lady called Jess. We were checked in... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got the cheap package deal and it was ok for that price. The room is small, and the bathrooms very small. The place needs a revamp very old and dirty decor and carpet. To be honest I expected better from the rydges.

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Port Douglas
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35 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay was last week, during Chinese New Year. The Hotel was busy buy not overstressed like some when the load gets high. As usual, the bed was very comfortable and my request for a quiet room was forthcoming. I now consider this Hotel as my preferred business stay for a night or two due to location and price. Rydges... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not being really familiar with this chain of hotels, I made a reservation based mainly on what appeared to be an excellent location in the busy touristy part of Melbourne. Great choice! While the location on Exhibition street, close to Collins, is excellent, the hotel itself offered a large, clean and attractive room. Service was attentive, and breakfast offered everything... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I should have listened to the women complaining about their stay as I checked in. My room wasn't ready at 5.30pm!!! It is a less than 3 star hotel with poor service , poor standards and clearly inadequate service delivery. Dirty, worn carpets, dirty curtains, poor housekeeping, are typical of this hotel. I would never recommend. Don't worry ordering room... More 

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Morwell, Australia
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54 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After some problems the last time when we stayed, but due to great location we decided to stay again. This time we upgraded the room from the basic room we had last time. The room was bigger and everything went as it should, from the time we arrived to when we left. I know I have reviewed the restaurant also... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Our first trip to Melbourne so we chose a Rydges as we have stayed in them before. we had a clean spacious and comfy room, breakfast buffet very good.. Spent 2 nights on route to the Ocean Road. hotel in good location and staff polite and helpful. would stay again if ever in Melbourne.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I stay in Melbourne a lot, almost always a single night or two nights only. Location is key for me and given the short duration stays I don't expect a lot. Have been at Rydges before but this last stay was the most disappointing. Remote didn't work; called Concierge desk and the phone rang out. Housekeeping - phone rang out.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Stayed here for a weekend with my daughter. Initally booked into a twin room but it was so small, with a tiny bathroom, and with a connecting door to the next room we could hear every word spoken in the next room. We asked to move and were given a queen spa room that has a double room with a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Very nice hotel, great location right in the heart of the city. Reception were lovely to deal with and even sent up a bottle of champagne as we were celebrating our 40th birthdays. Would use again....

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