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Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   701 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Ranked #126 of 170 Hotels in Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We initially contacted Rydges on Swanston (just over 1 year before our wedding) to have a look at the venue as part of trying to decide where to hold our wedding I was dealing with Karinda, however due to circumstances I was never able to meet with Karinda in person. Then at the end of July 2014 I received a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed for two nights for my sons wedding. The whole planning was fantastic from the moment i got there. The room was sufficient only downside was did not have a window that opened. The buffet breakfast was amazing catered for all dietry needs with a great selections. I can not thank the wedding planner enough. Great location. The only... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently had my daughter’s wedding the the hotel . They were on top of everything and had everything so well organised, Teearn was so nice and made us feel so comfortable., Everything went so smoothly (though I expected some hiccups, which didn't happen), the venue was lovely, the food was good and everyone seemed to be relaxed and enjoyed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rydges on Swanson was just what we were looking for. The room was great and easily accommodated my wife and 3 young kids and with complementary parking was just perfect. Close to city but not too close and easy to get out to Moonee Ponds which is where we needed to be most of the time. Breakfast and Coffees were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lift not working, smelly and dirty carpets, bathroom door not closing, false fire alarms, poor wi-fi, non-smiling reception staff ....bottom line...just stay away from this one!!! Just not worth the exorbitant tariff!!!

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Beechworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here numerous times and was really pleased that the room had been part of the make-over. As always the bar and restaurant were good value and staff were friendly. Thanks for a great place to stay that meant I could walk to the meeting I was attending. Virginia

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

Dear Virginia M, Thank you for your kind words about your recent stay with us - I'm delighted to hear that you had a great time. I have passed on your feedback to the team in the Blues Bar & Grill and they were all very thrilled to receive it. We look forward to welcoming you again soon, Kind Regards,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a regular traveller this was my 3rd visit to Rydges on Swanston, I stayed 2 nights. Room was newly renovated and beautifully done. Staff were friendly and accomodating. Service was also good when holding a business meeting in the restaurant. I will be back.

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

Dear nomadicexecutive, Many thanks for taking the time to review our hotel - I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our recently renovated Executive Rooms are indeed very beautiful and comfort - perfect for the corporate and leisure traveller. We look forward to welcoming you again, Best Regards, Brendan Spanswick Front Office Manager More

Geelong, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights as part of a corporate function. I had to wait half an hour to check in because they only had one person on the desk at 6pm. The man on the desk could not answer any of my questions about the charging of credit cards and parking. He continuously stated the same... More

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

Dear ssthomas14, I'm surprised and saddened to hear that your recent stay with us was not an enjoyable one. I would love to discuss this with you further - please contact me on brendan_spanswick@rydges.com and I will investigate the matter for you. Best Regards, Brendan Spanswick Front Office Manager More

Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite good experiences with Rydges in the past, we were met by an unfriendly reception staff member upon arriving. It was after 11pm and we had been driving all day so would have appreciated a friendly face. The 'family' room we booked was tiny, the bathroom was tinier and the linen looked like it had been slept in already. We... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Appalling.... Tried to check in today at 2, requested to come back in an hour or so.... Now 7pm and still waiting for our room.... Apparently house keeping is still cleaning. Lucky Jacob makes a good Hendricks at the bar. Stay tuned. 😊

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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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