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Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

701 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Ranked #120 of 158 Hotels in Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Simon S Ballarat, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My only problem is the lack of toilet brushes in bathrooms. The bathrooms are small but very adequate. The staff in the restaurant are friendly and knowledgeable and the trainee staff are well guided and seem to enjoy their work. Well done.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent, helpful and welcoming staff. Clean, spacious and well appointed rooms - comfortable bed, quiet aircon. Didn't hear any noise from rooms around or from outside. Nice bar and restaurant with good food. Secure parking (though can be a little tight), free wifi. Close to the city and everything you need. Perfect place for business, going to city meetings or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was working nearby and wanted a handy hotel. As I don't sleep well when away, I asked for a quiet room away from Swanston St, car parks and lifts with no door to an adjoining room. I was put in Room 115 which met all these requests. I managed to have three good nights sleep. The hotel is located... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room was great Clean Everything we needed Big shower Nice city view Bar down stairs Toilet in our room wasn't working 100% but hasn't a huge deal Could walk into the city centre Parking available undercover $25 or 4hr parking in the street Would go back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a weekend at the hotel. Our room was clean, comfortable & quiet. We were in a superior king room overlooking the park. We will be happy to return. We enjoyed our dinner in the Blue Grill. The bathroom could do with some drawers.

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Melbourne, Australia
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very clean room. comfy room. good location and transport just outside. walk down to carlton for good coffee and foods bad points- had 3 bathrobes, all bathrobe had holes. would like the prices of items on mini bar, there was none listed in room. some mini bar items were out of date. Had to ask for amenities, toothbrush.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel one night due to a business trip. The rate was excellent, and the location made it easy to commute to my appointments I can also recommend the restaurant...excellent dinner and breakfast. Staff were professional and friendly

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

Dear Stephen C, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay here at Rydges on Swanston, and share feedback on your experience. I'm glad to hear that everything was to your liking, espcially the staff and your time in the restaurant. Our rates are very competitive and we always do our best to look after each and... More 

Perth, Western Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel. Nice and central to Melbourne and Carlton but not close to the action to be part of the hustle and bustle. 20 minute walk to Etihad Stadium and 2 minutes to Lygon St.. Room was great, service was excellent, staff were friendly.

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

Dear Jeffrey1771, What a splendid review - thank you! Always terrific to see that our guests had a great stay and found everything to their liking! Your comments about our location are spot on, and it's great to see such positive feedback about our team. We look forward to seeing you again, Best Regards, Brendan Spanswick Front Office Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stay! Quiet, clean,convenient location. Most surprising was the fabulous food!! We stayed in Melbourne for 4 nights and had our first meal at the hotel and then ate out every other night. I must say out of all the aces we dined, rydges was by far the best and I now regret choosing other places to eat :( I... More 

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

Dear Guest, What an amazing review! Thank you for your honest feedback about your recent experiences here at Rydges on Swanston. Fantastic to see that you loved the hotel, our restaurant and the food especially. Your kind words have been passed onto our Executive Chef and his team. Thanks again, Best Regards Brendan Spanswick Front Office Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only a 10 minute walk to the city centre for shopping, nightlife, cafe's and restaurants. Rooms recently renovated with new bathrooms, beds etc therefore very clean and functional. People very friendly and helpful.

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

Dear Ken S, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at Rydges on Swanston. I am very pleased to see that you enjoyed your time here, and that you loved the rooms. The hotel has recently undergone a refurbishment, and the rooms are very new and fresh. The bathrooms are now "European" style and many include... More 

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