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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 #133 of 170 Hotels in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel quite nice, close to lygon st. I think lygon st has lost some of it charm. If your looking for cool play to dine go to flinders lane in CBD and try Chin Chins. You may have to wait for a while to get a table however I think it was worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Rooms were clean and I had a great view. The service was wonderful and the reception staff went above and beyond. It would be nice if the reception could be brightened up a bit though. The elevator was very slow but over all, it was a wonderful stay. Well worth the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

-Great location -Excellent and helpful reception staff -Soft towels -10 min walk to Melb Central -Tram stop out the front, with trams going by about every 5 mins -Good food @ restaurant -Off street parking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and friendly staff.....If you want to be central to all the delights that Melbourne has to offer then this Rydges Hotel is a great choice, and I have stayed there on previous occasions. Also they are happy to provide fresh milk in the room. A bonus!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel several times for business and it is of an average standard. The foyer has an old feel to it when you walk in. Staff very pleasant and helpful and check in is always quick and easy. The lift is old and slow for the 4 storey hotel and tyne corridors have ahold style to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at the AMAHOF dinner was shocking. It was a cheao fry up with salad. No one that i have spoken with has been to a worse dinner. You could do with a chef or at the least a good cook. I'll never go to Ryges again. Had a non somking room but could smell the smoke from the... More

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

Dear Ken M, I appreciate your feedback and we are genuinely very sorry that you have not enjoyed the dinner here at Rydges on Swanston. However, please allow me to shed some light on the details: Since the event has finished it has come to our attention that the attendee’s paid over $100pp, and some delegates have expressed frustration due... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An ok hotel. Not special. My room was small but clean and had a view of the park. The bathroom was very small but again clean. Staff are friendly. Worlds slowest lift! The restaurant / bar area seems better than the rest of it. Small selection of conference rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was good and renovated. Bed was comfy. Room was clean. I would complain about the fact parking is $20 and so small, park outside if you can.. Crown is cheaper and also they take $50 from you. Were as novotel only take $1 for security. Thats a massive turn off, for me anyway. Other than parking and security... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was surprised that the hotel sent me an opportunity to review them following our stay. For our $200 a night we were checked into a filthy room which was very noisy secondary to renovations (the staff claimed the renovating was the cause of the mess "must be the dust" however the bathroom sink, cupboards and walls would beg to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended this hotel for an awards night for my father. As he is not in the best of health we stayed here for location and convenience. The first night there was a fire alarm and we were not notified if it was a drill or the real thing. Being that my father is unable to manoeuvre quickly we were... More

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

Dear Coralie S, Thank you for reviewing your time here at Rydges, and I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay. All of your concerns are being addressed with the various departments and I apologise that they impacted negatively on your stay. Regarding your concerns over the fire alarm, rest assured that we did have three staff... More

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Additional Information about Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

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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