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Alto Hotel on Bourke

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   636 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #6 of 172 hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with this hotel during our two day stay. Our room was very clean and comfortable. It had a small kitchen area, which gave us an extra sink that we found useful. Breakfast was of a high standard and reasonably priced. Guests choose some items from a buffet, but hot food is chosen from a menu and... More

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AltoMelbourne, General Manager at Alto Hotel on Bourke, responded to this review

We have an emphasis on comfort and cleanliness. I am glad that this has been evident. While hot buffets are great for quick self service we prefer to take a little extra time and cook each dish to order so it's just right. When in an unfamiliar city it does pay to be cautious, however the district around the hotel... More

Perth, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great 6 nights in Melbourne except for the poor performance the Dockers put up on the friday night.The room was nice and clean and serviced well. i like the idea of not changing the towels everyday and saving energy and water as towels can last a few days without changing them. Wonderfully quiet in the room with... More

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Mackay, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights. Excellent location. About 200 m from Southern Cross Station. Sky Bus comes and goes from here every 20 min to Airport. $18 per adult passenger. Takes 20-30 min depending upon the traffic. Lot of restaurants in the vicinity. Friendly staff. Clean rooms. Can not think of any negative points.

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Brisbane, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient, relatively quiet, friendly staff, excellent service & WiFi at decent speed included. Would recommend to anyone wanting somewhere in the heart of Melbourne, right near Southern Cross Station.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week and really enjoyed the Alto. Centrally located at bottom of Bourke St near Southern X station, the staff here were friendly and very helpful with information about the area, even supplying us with MYKI cards to travel on the trams, which we returned, for the next travellers to use. Our room was very pleasant... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been staying at Alto for many years until our company's office moved to other end of CBD. However this trip I elected to stay at Alto once again and the stay confirmed just how good this hotel is. It is a cosy personal hotel. Ideal for the business traveller. It is ultra clean and has all the facility... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very close to Southern Cross station (I had an early connection) and City Circle Tram. Always looks inviting from the street and I 'm happy to say inside is too. Great bed. Windows that open (I dislike sleeping with air con'). Handy location. Compact room, but not small. Clean and well presented.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Melbourne for business and spent a week end with familly at Alto. The hotel is close by to the railway station (2 mn by foot), to the aquarium (5 mn) and to Queen market (15 to 20 mn by foot). We booked a two bedrooms appartmemt. It was quite outstanding, well equiped . The bathroom is small... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Good location for CBD: easy access to the rest of Melbourne via trams. Very comfortable beds and clean, well appointed. About halfway between Fitzroy & St Kilda if you want to explore, walking distance from a lot of Central Laneways and great cafés. Breakfast was good. Staff were very sweet. Room service would be a great addition, though!

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AltoMelbourne, General Manager at Alto Hotel on Bourke, responded to this review

We find many of our guest like the ease of walking to some many options or hopping on tram just outside the hotel. We do offer room service during our restaurant opening times , dinner Monday to Friday nights and breakfast daily however during breakfast times restaurant orders are prioritized ahead of room service. During busy periods this may delay... More

Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Stayed for two nights in March and would now classify it is as our go-to Melbourne Hotel. Great location near train station and Docklands and easy to walk into main areas for shopping and restaurants. Staff were very welcoming and helpful (including providing us assistance with parking for some friends that visited us for the evening) and rooms were great... More

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Also Known As:
Alto Hotel Melbourne
Alto Bourke
Address: 636 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#6 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#7 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#14 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Alto Hotel on Bourke 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Melbourne’s multi-award winning 4 star eco-friendly boutique apartment hotel that is Carbon Neutral, Green Star and Green Globe accredited.Located in the centre of Melbourne city within a 2 minute walk of the airport shuttle bus, shopping, tram stops & train station. Easy walk to major attractions. Features include rooms, studios & apartments, restaurant & bar, library & book exchange with complimentary espresso coffee, car parking, gym access, massage room, smokers lounge & wifi internet. ... more   less 
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