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Birches Serviced Apartments

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160 Simpson Street | Corner Albert Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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Ranked #26 of 111 Specialty Lodging in Melbourne
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Euroa, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted to stay as close to the city as we could but be able to have our dog with us. Birches' have apartments that are pet friendly. This means the pet friendly rooms have vinyl/tile floor coverings. When staying in pet friendly accommodation you can sometimes end up in the dog house, not at Birches. Clean reasonably modern rooms... More 

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Australia
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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Spent 4 days here and found the apartment comfortable and sufficient for our needs. It was clean and light, with a separate bedroom, and bathroom off the bedroom, slightly awkward if their is a third person sharing. Kitchenette has a microwave as well as a hotplates and oven. Close to the Victoria Parade tram to the city and restaurants in... More 

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Adelaide
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We had a one bedroom apartment which was neat and clean with plenty of bedding for the sofa bed. The bedroom was off the living area but not closed off ideal for a couple. Apartment was still roomy with the sofa down. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Very close to the tram which is a short trip to... More 

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Frontdesk160, General Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we appreciate your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you stay with us agin in the future. Kind regards Alan More 

Adelaide, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stayed with my family in a bedroom apartment for a long weekend trip to Melbourne. Check in staff were super friendly and helpful, our room was spacious with a full kitchen. Very clean and neat, only a short walk up some stairs to our room. It's close to tram stops (only 5-10 mins commute into the CBD - Collins St)... More 

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Frontdesk160, General Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, we appreciate your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to having you stay with us agin in the future. Kind regards Alan More 

Urunga
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I needed somewhere to stay handy to the Rod Laver stadium and according to the review this place was a 15 minute walk away - wrong ! It is at least a half hour walk or $15 in a taxi ! The manager called me on my mobile to see what time I was arriving and text me the info... More 

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Frontdesk160, General Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We would appreciate if you could advise where you read it was a 15 minute walk to Rod Laver so that we can have this corrected. As you would be aware, it is a 15 minute walk to the MCG and a further 15 minutes on to Rod Laver Arena.... More 

Sale, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We chose Birches primarily due to it allowing pets. Our dog is like our child and we try to take him everwhere with us. Birches accommodated and for that they earned some points. If we weren't traveling with our dog then I would not stay at Birches. It was a bit outdated on the interior (kitchen & bathroom). The parking... More 

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Healesville, Victoria, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If it's somewhere reasonably priced and close to Melbourne then you've found a great place. Only a short taxi trip and you can be in the centre of it all! Quite a pleasant experience, we were greeted with a friendly smile, space for our car and an old but nicely appointed room with a comfortable bed. There are kitchen facilities,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stayed overnight in Birches Serviced Apartments and the proximity to my work for the day was second to none. The apartments were cosy, if not a little out of date. The noise off the street was any sleepers worst enemy with no solution. Access to restaurants was great. My other disappointment is the room smelled of smoke and we were... More 

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Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Overall I was satisfied with our stay, the one bedroom apartment was bright, spacious and had more than I expected in services and appliances. The kitchen had everything you would need to prepare meals of an evening, lots of cupboards and a small fridge (freezer isn't big enough to fit a tub of ice cream as we found out- over... More 

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barcelona
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

After trying few other options in Melbourne we finally found the best; Birches. The location is excellent, the rooms very comfortable , clean and has everything you need. And beyond all that the staff is very helpfull and friendly . We are especially gratefull to Alen for his professionalism and great welcoming. Amos and Irene

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