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George Powlett Apartments

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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

These apartments were perfectly located for our trip to see Real vs Man City. Literally 200m to the MCG. Very helpful staff, clean, secure, a good place to sleep while enjoying Melbourne. I'd definitely stay here again if visiting for similar reasons.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We knew it was going to be budget but when the in laws stay 3mins walk away and get a much nicer apartment for $4 a night more the comparison hurts. Small, too many stairs, horrible parking and chicken bone left in room. Won't stay again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Good cheap accommodation close to MCG, Tram and Train stops and walking distance to City, Bridge Street shopping, Smith Street shopping and Punt Road. Fantastic for a Richmond supporter. Good clean accommodation with fantastically friendly staff. If you want a 5 star experience don't stop here but for the budget conscious it is fantastic

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

On a budget and wanting to stay close to Richmond, MCG or the city, this place is ok for the cost. The rooms are fairly spacious, but on the old side. Car parking is available but very limited. Small cars will fit but anything larger than a hatch back or Hyundai forget it, street parking if your lucky...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

The location is great as walking distance to Melbourne sports precinct. Staff at reception very nice and helpful especially when they said there was no parking available I showed them my confirmation booking stating free parking not "free limited parking" as they stated it was. This was rectified by them providing me a resident permit to allow me to park... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I had a very good experience staying with my mother and brother at George Powlett. Reception and staff very friendly and always eager to help. Clean rooms and affordable. Warm water available for showers, Wifi with high speed. Location is great, train and tram easily accessible just a couple of mins of walk away. Close to city and beautiful Fitzroy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Upside: Great location, only a 15 minute walk to where we needed to go for a concert, it was cheap, especially for such a busy weekend in Melbourne, had all appliances we needed, receptionist was very lovely and extremely helpful, lending a pair of scissors when needed as well as other useful information. Downside: We booked a queen bed studio... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

George Powlett apartments are in the perfect location for what we went to Melbourne for. We went to watch a game of AFL at the MCG and it's only a short walk to the ground. The room we stayed in was a bit dated but clean and very well priced. It's close to a tram stop so it's very easy... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

the room had not been cleaned, the bunk beds had not been made and the room smelt of mold. There was no smoke detector, all taps leaked, the double bed springs where popping out and the bathroom door did not close correctly - NOT worth the money we paid.

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