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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cheap hotel a short walk across parklands to CBD and free trams in there, Very close to MCG. Reasonable walk to Bridge Road and then Chapel street. Free parking available (although parking would not be easy as spaces are very tight)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as it was close to Rod Laver Arena where we attended a concert but we booked 2 nights so we could have a little break. I knew that it wouldn't be flashy and didn't expect it either. But we went home after one night. Here's why - fails to mention no elevator. Problem for my asthmatic brother... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here during Australian Open Tennis when most city accommodation prices double. Convenience to tennis was fabulous and price was very good. Powlett street is a classy charming street with quality coffee shop across the road and a 7/11 store on corner. Tram stop is also on corner next to 7/11 and Jolimont train stn is just across the main... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

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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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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