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Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

4.5 of 5 701 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked this Hotel as it was the venue of a conference/meeting that I attended. My room was available on arrival, but a colleague who had arrived after an overnight flight and who had arrived well before me, was only given his room a couple of hours later. Reception seemed a little bit disorganised and not really welcoming. Perhaps not used... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Honestly was really disappointed with my stay in this Rydges. The man checking me and my partner in seemed to have quite an attitude and that was truly frustrating and made me feel quite uncomfortable. On the brighter side, the rooms are quite nice, well designed and functional so no fault there. I just wish they would have placed some... More 

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Emerald, Queensland, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location - so close to Lygon St.and hospital and an easy walk to the centre of city. Good breakfast. However, both the foyer and the rooms had a very strange, strong smell as if a room deodoriser was being filtered through. Lifts and corridors smelled musty. No pillow choice - mine was way too high and when I requested... More 

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Melbourne
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I have stayed a number of times over the years and keep coming back. If you are looking for something on the edge of the city with the ease of walking in or jumping on a tram, you can't go past Rydges in Swanston

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is in a great spot. On arrival if we signed up to the rewards program we would get a 1pm checkout and a bottle of wine. Now that I think of it though - I didn't get that bottle! We stayed in the room with 2 double beds. The beds were very close together and the toilet was... More 

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear SaraJones1992, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and I'm disappointed to learn that you found your experience only average. Guest satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us and we take all feedback, both good and bad, as a way to continue to improve. Our Pool Deck on level four is occasionally used... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for one night. My daughter loved the pool and spa. We had a fantastic steak from the hotels bar and grill. Breakfast was excellent. Service was outstanding! The bathrooms could do with renovating but apart from that we will definitely be coming back 😊

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear Vixgar, Thank you for fantastic review about your stay with us! I'm delighted to read that you got to enjoy the pool terrace up on level four, and also your trip to the restaurant. Next time you stay with us try our "Executive Rooms" as they have been recently refurbished. We look forward to welcoming you again soon, Best... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was nicely decorated, modern and comfortable. I had signed up to the reward programme (free) which meant I had an automatic late checkout which was great, and they text you when your room is ready. The roof-top pool/spa/gym area was really nice. Tram stops just outside so easy to get into the CBD, and walkable when you don't... More 

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear mjc_nz, Thank you for your kind words about your time with us. It sounds like you got to enjoy our fabulous location near Lygon Street and the City, our modern rooms plus our beautiful Pool Deck up on the forth floor. As a valued member of Priority Guest Rewards, you always receive a late checkout of 1pm, welcome drink... More 

Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A useful hotel close to excellent Italian restaurants and more, and one block from the university. Good quiet and comfortable rooms. Tram to the city at your doorstep. Spoilt for choice of places to eat. An easy stroll to Graduate House and other sections of Melbourne university.

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Melbourne
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an early dental appointment for my son so we decided to stay at Rydges on Swanston as it was over the road from the dental hospital. The hotel itself is nice, but the rooms are just O.K. There is no sound barrier as we had screaming kids practically all night. The food was very average for a hotel, I... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely decorated rooms, and good location at 'top' of the CBD. But with a room facing directly on busy Swanston Street, I think some extra sound proofing would be beneficial. From my second floor room (there's just 4 floors) I could literally hear conversations on the street and also from guests in other rooms or in the hallway. I felt... More 

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Address: 701 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges on Swanston Melbourne 4.5*
Number of rooms: 107
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#96 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne

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