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Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

701 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, 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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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing but praise for the staff who helped to make our conference a successful event. The attention to detail was beyond our expectations. The catering was very generous with beautiful food. Even special dietary requirements were well catered for.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Big thumbs up to the restaurant staff who gave excellent service and were friendly and helpful. The food was good too, as were the wines. Excellent location - tram stop at the door, 5 minutes walk to Lygon Street with its excellent restaurants and a very good shoe shop. I was there for four nights and the room was quite... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

was very close to transport trams,only 5 minutes to get into city the hotel is quiet night very new looking rooms nice furniture ,we had a queen room over looking a park ,which was nice to look out onto

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

Dear Adam F, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay here at Rydges on Swanston. It's great to see that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again, Best Regards Brendan Spanswick Front Office Manager More 

Glenelg, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here now several times for business and although there have been several improvements, I stll am not able to give a score above 3 stars. The Good: Bar staff generally are very good although one of the ladies with braided hair is never able to say thank you or smile, just glare at you. Room service very good and... More 

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

Dear Robbie0101, Thank you for your constructive review of your stay here at Rydges. I'm pleased to read your review of the restaurant and have passed your feedback onto the team. I do apologise for the cleanliness of the room and the service at Front Desk. It is certainly not the standard that we pride ourselves on, but rest assured... More 

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

ALL GOOD Recommend to others The LIFT is a problem but no doubt this is in hand to improve !! Very handy to Public Transport and rooms are both spacious and well appointed. Bar and Restaurant are good value and reasonably priced look forward to our next stay!!

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

Dear david E, Thank you for posting such a fantastic review of your recent stay with us! We are delighted to read that you had a terrifici time, and especially your compliments about our team! We look forward to welcoming you again soon, Best Regards, Brendan Spanswick Front Office Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This location was perfect for my work visit involving Melbourne University. The room was neat, tidy and quiet. Some interesting cafes right around the corner within 2-3 mins walking distance. The only drawback was a single busy lift to service all floors.

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

Dear Stuart J, Many thanks for your kind words about your recent stay with us. I'm thrilled to read that you found the hotel to your liking and you enjoyed our city fringe location. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Best Regards Brendan Spanswick Front Office Manager More 

Grovedale, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The car park was to small to fit our car in. We had to drive around till we found a park on the street. No in room movies. It was stated that foxtel was in the rooms but there weren't many channels-I was hoping for movies. Reception staff wasn't welcoming at all. Toilets in reception were dirty. Wouldn't stay there... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is great. But my experience wasn't so great and this was the second time I've stayed here and both times I've been woken up by crazy loud party people. This time it was at 3am in the corridor on level 1 and it sounded like there were 4-5 people. During the day I could smell marihuana too... But... More 

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

Dear wingsoflove, Thank you for your feedback of the hotel and I'm very sorry to read that you were disappointed and let down. There are some things beyond our control, such as guests choosing to smoke in the hotel, but rest assured, once we discover it, they are promptly evicted so as to minimise any disturbance to the rest of... More 

Wagga Wagga, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find, very comfortable, clean and quiet. Good parking and were able to book in earlier - no problem. Only thing we didn't like was the see-through fridge. The light kept my husband awake... he ended up putting a towel over the fridge door! Other than that the location was great for CBD, Lygon Street, Uni, Etihad, Markets.

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

Dear Lo0py67, Thank you for your feedback about your recent experience here at Rydges on Swanston. It's always great to see that guests have such a great time at the hotel! Regarding the minibar light, you should also be able to close the wardrobe door to block it out. We look forward to seeing you again, Best Regards Brendan Spanswick... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 nights here on a girls shopping trip. Our room was clean and not too small, considering we had 2 queen beds. Wonderful spa on the rooftop and well equipped gym. Ideal location just out of the hustle and bustle of the city but with easy access to the tram. Staff were polite and obliging. Only negatives were our... More 

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

Dear shakila M, Thank you for your kind words about your recent stay here at Rydges on Swanston. It's always great to see that guest's had a positive experience and found the rooms to their liking, staff friendly and got to use our facilities. The pool deck is our pride and joy and very popular in summer! Thank you also... More 

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