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Quest Southbank

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   16 Kavanagh Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very disappointed with our 1 night stay which began badly at check in. I arrived after driving 4 hrs with 2 young kids to be told I needed a $300 credit card bond. On the wotif confirmation, that I had been provided with from my husbands company that booked the room, it only stated a valid credit card was... More

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Hong Kong, China
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed here several times in past years (most recently c.2010), this return visit after a long break was a business and pleasure trip to Melbourne. The building is in a quiet part of the South Bank, a short walk to the Art Gallery, Recital Centre, theatres and concert halls. Also easy to get to Flinders St Station and the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for work and was OK nothing fantastic. Room was a decent size although a little dated and a few stains around the place. Staff were reasonably friendly and helpful. I did note a couple having to pay a $300 bond when checking in which I thought was a little expensive especially if you are not expecting to outlay... More

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Jeremy L, General Manager at Quest Southbank, responded to this review

Dear Gareth H, Thank you for posting your thoughts. We take all of our guests feedback very seriously and to this point we have made quite a few "soft" refurbishment changes so far in 2014 and have a few more planned before the end of the year. We have recently replaced a large number of our beds, with all new... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week. Lovely clean suite, brilliant service from friendly, helpful staff. Wifi in the rooms is charged and levels of use restricted even then, which is disgraceful in a business hotel. It's central, there's a great little cafe a couple of doors down, when something in the room didn't work it was dealt with fast. The only... More

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Jeremy L, General Manager at Quest Southbank, responded to this review

Dear LuckyMermaid, Thank you for providing your feedback and I am very glad to read that you think our apartments were clean and that our staff were friendly provided brilliant and helpful service! With regards to the heating, as you correctly mentioned the apartments were designed with only a reverse cycle air-con unit in the lounge room. Under normal conditions... More

Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's our second stay at Quest, it's very easy to get around and the rooms are a good size! Only downfall is housekeeping. We were there for 7 days, and our rooms weren't cleaned on the Sunday and dishes were not cleaned either. Would stay again!

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Jeremy L, General Manager at Quest Southbank, responded to this review

Dear MrsRendogg, It is great to read that you have stayed a couple of times and feel our property is clean and comfortable. Unfortunately our Housekeeping team do not actually service rooms on Sundays, this is why your room was not cleaned that day. My apologies if this was not communicated clearly either during the booking nor check-in process. Glad... More

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not located in southbank it is behind not really great location no facilities apart from a cafe next door. Expensive for what you get. 2 bedroom apartment roomy with an ensuite is great but over priced. Noisy room could hear traffic throughout the night.

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Jeremy L, General Manager at Quest Southbank, responded to this review

Dear Carrie1206, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Please let me reassure you that we are definitely located in the suburb of Southbank. We are a 5 minute walk behind Southgate - which is the river side area where the shops, restaurants, cafes and bars are. Kind regards, More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in one bedroom apartment for 5 nights. The apartment presents fine however there are some things that I think need attention. Freezer in the fridge desperately needed a defrost The air/con heater worked, but the temperature control has problems making the unit too hot, even if you set the temperature to 18 at low speed, if it wasn't on... More

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Jeremy L, General Manager at Quest Southbank, responded to this review

Dear matteblack, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay. Please accept my apologies that we have let yourself (and ourself) down with some attention to detail problems. These areas will definitely be included in our next round of housekeeping action points! We hope that you book with us in the future and that we can show you... More

Launceston, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed twice now paid a bit extra to get the bigger apartment for myself, wife and 2 kids, it was fantastice and roomy. King bed in our room, and a queen in the other, cot in as requested, dining table, couches, chairs, plenty of room to play. A fully furnished kitchen, washing facilities (I didnt use) 2 bathrooms, it... More

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Jeremy L, General Manager at Quest Southbank, responded to this review

Dear Andrew S, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Nice to hear that you have stayed a couple of times and that you would be keen to stay again. It is very nice to hear that you found our apartments to be spacious, well appointed and conveniently located. Sorry we got the zoo directions wrong and... More

Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I booked the Quest based on word of mouth experiences by friends and family who love the hotel's location, cleanliness and staff. I booked a two bedroom apartment for my family of five for 5 nights recently. When we arrived at 1:45pm our room was not ready so no problem to check our luggage and go grab a late lunch.... More

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Jeremy L, General Manager at Quest Southbank, responded to this review

Dear RussellYarrow, It is fantastic to read that you booked an apartment here after hearing good things about us from your friends and family. And it is even better to read that now having stayed with us, that yourself and your family do not want to stay anywhere else in Melbourne! We definitely look forward to welcoming you and your... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great rooms, nice and quiet. Awesome location in southbank, only thing that let it down was the man on the desk at check out, didn't offer to help me with my 2 bags or to rung a taxi. This was at 6.30am in the morning.

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Jeremy L, General Manager at Quest Southbank, responded to this review

Dear Heine1, Thank you for posting your review, as we always welcome guest's feedback. It is nice to hear that you think our apartments are great and the location is "awesome"! I do apologise though, that our staff were not more helpful and we shall endeavour to improve our customer service at all hours of the day and night! We... More

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Address: 16 Kavanagh Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Quest Southbank 4.5*
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Everything is at your doorstep - only moments from Southbank Promenade and its famous Restaurants, The Arts Centre, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Crown Casino and Melbourne’s CBD, Quest Southbank provides 4.5 star spacious and modern apartments in a quiet location for you to relax and enjoy after your busy day.Our prime location provides easy access to public transport - Trains & trams, City Link tollway as well as the MCG, Tennis Centre and Federation Square. Broadband internet access (cable & wireless), Digital TV and Foxtel (8 channels) is available in all apartments. Quest Southbank provides our guests a place to work or entertain, space for the family and to relax - all our apartmnets are non smoking.We also offer a range of Executive Apartments - two and three bedroom executive apartments provide more space internally, superior fitout and views over either the City, the Bay or the Scenic Kings Domain gardens. ... more   less 
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