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Gem Apartments Short Stay

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63 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently enjoyed four nights in a one bedroom apartment at Freshwater Place, South Bank managed by Gem. A well presented, comfortable unit in a prime location adjacent to the Yarra, Crown and teh South Bank Restaurants. We were met on arrival, personally directed to car parking within the complaex and introduced to the apartment. While only... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed in Apartment 1704 which is a lovely one bedroom apartment with great views over the city and some views out to the bay. The apartment was spotlessly clean and while not massive had a very welcoming, cosy feel to it with stylish furnishings. The kitchen was great with stone bench tops, full oven, full size fridge and all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As first time visitors to Australia, thought long and hard about staying in an apartment vs. a hotel but couldn't be happier with our decision and would definitely do the same next time. Week 1 - Vue Grande (#1608) on Whiteman St. Week 2 - Brisbane with family (in case you're wondering!) Week 3 - SouthbankOne (#1704) on City Road.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently had a very pleasant stay at the Vue Grande Apartments at 63 Whiteman Street, Southbank. The Apartment had everything we needed for our 5 day stay - even scissors and a hair drier. Also lots of soap powder for both the dishwasher and washing machine. We especially appreciated the free wireless internet and the great indoor heated (tepid)... More 

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Qld
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We recently had a 5-day stay in Melbourne. We didn't know Melbourne at all, really, but this was an excellent place to stay. Our apartment was 14 floors up with fantastic views of the city, glimpses of the Yarra River and the casino precinct. We booked on-line - no hiccups with that process. We took the SkyBus from Tullamarine which... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment they are modern and the building has 3 lifts so no waiting. Good walking location to the city and restaurants. 1 thing I did find annoying was the kitchen was equipped with all the relevant cookware and cutlery but no dish washing detergent, dish washer tablets or tea towels.

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New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This Beautiful 4 bedroom apartment in Southbank was great for our recent business trip. Everyone agreed to stay together to save a bit of money. We had lots of room to ourselves and the unit is huge. We had a great time and would stay here again.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed for 5 nights, the apartment is well furnished and very comfortable. The Supermarket downstairs is well stocked and very handy. The concierge staff are friendly and helpful. The location is great and the views spectacular. Overall no complaints. Would definitely stay again.

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Wow!!!! A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a thousand pictures can't do justice to the view of Melbourne from this Freshwater Gem........ It is a visual delight from the hushed interior..... But when you open the sliding door to the balcony, it turns into an audio-visual delight..... The distinctive hum of a vibrant city and the cheerful... More 

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We traveled to Melbourne with a couple of friends for New Years Eve, and stayed 10 days in one of Gem Apartments unit in Freshwater Place. We rented the 3 bedroom suite on the sixth floor, with a great view on the Yarra River and the CBD. Very well maintained apartment, clean, high quality and stylish furniture. Very quiet too... More 

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