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George Powlett Apartments

3.0 of 5 30 Powlett Street | East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent four nights here for a conference. The room is dated but the bed is comfortable. The living room is spacious with a 32-inch flat screen TV and a small square table with 2 chairs. The kitchenette (microwave oven and fridge included) is a bonus. The bathroom is tiny and needs some work, it has a dusty broken hairdryer... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Stayed as a couple during a convention for 4 nights, was out in the morning and back after dinner every night. Couldn't ask for more for our needs, simple layout in room and kept reasonably tidy/clean. Reception was very helpful with things to do and public transport, also helped to organise taxi to airport on our departure. For the price,... More 

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Rooms are tired and dated, but clean. Beds were comfortable. Bathroom was tiny and could do with an update. No hairdryer :-) No elevator, so be prepared to walk up stairs. Friendly staff. Close to the MCG, Hisense and Rod Laver Arena. Perfectly fine for a budget overnight stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

As our flight arrived early, so we requested to check in around 11:30am thru e-mail. The hotel replied not a problem. However, we changed our mind to go sightseeing after arrival and informed them for our late check in. The hotel put our room keys under carpet because reception's closed after 5:30pm. We arrived around 8:00pm and we accidentally left... More 

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Harden-Murrumburrah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I picked this place to stay based on the location and was very pleased with being able to walk everywhere I needed to be without any real effort while still being very convenient to public transport. Nicely placed near a couple of good restaurants, a small convenience store and a lovely coffee shop/bakery. The room suited me well and the... More 

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I stayed at the George Powlett Apartments as I needed to be close to the MCG for an early morning event. It's only about a block or so from the MCG, train station and close to tram stops to the city. The room was reasonably sized, however there were a few issues. The springs could be felt through the double... More 

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Penguin, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

we have just spent a week at the George powlett , It was better then we expected after the reviews. its shame tho the owners don't spend a bit of money on the place it would so much better place to stay. we had a good bed, trams were handy. staff were very helpful. on the negative need more kitchen... More 

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Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Friendly service, clean simple in quiet area. MCG was a five minute walk which was great for the NFL finals but great location to access the trams and to get in and around the city. Stayed for three night and grateful they let us at 10 rather that 12 from our flight. Fantastic too that the shuttle runs direct from... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My guess is that the owners of these units struggle to rent out at the price they want, given their investment, and so make money from tourists. Mainly footy fans for games at MCG, just across the road. As other reviews have said, the condition of the rooms is poor which is a shame given it's location, just 10 minutes... More 

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Hobart
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18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I endorse all that SparklingRuby had to say, and add that the cupboard in our room stayed shut with a piece of cardboard jammed into the door. Dirty bath plug, door that could be forced open so easily, we only stayed because it was so close to the MCG, are there any authorities inspecting these places and how can it... More 

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Additional Information about George Powlett Apartments

Address: 30 Powlett Street | East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — George Powlett Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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