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Alto Hotel on Bourke

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636 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Didim, Turkey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
49 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We received a very warm welcome from Andrew on our arrival and he helped us with our questions. The hotel is central to everything, tram stop almost outside the hotel door, railway station a very short walk away, also the depot for Sky Express bus to and from Melbourne Airport. The room was very comfortable and clean. Breakfast was very... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

From the genuinely warm welcome at the front desk to the chekcout this hoitel offered us a first-rate experience. There was nothing worth criticising. Well, perhaps the man who set up the brekkie was a little slow on getting it ready but, it didn't inconvenience us. If only more hotels were as good!

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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Very friendly checkin service. Delicious complimentary apples! Tidy comfortable rooms. Ideal location. The Alto reminded us of the delightful older boutique hotels we have found in Europe. Very reasonable price.

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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We arrived in Melbourne at 3am, took the airport shuttle to the train station and were very pleased to find out that the hotel was literally only a 2 minute walk as described. John at the Reception was very friendly, even at the absurd hour in the morning and was more than happy to answer all of our ridiculous sleep... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Very nice hotel, near to transport and most attractions. Great free WIFI service, loved the coffee machine to help yourself anytime in the relaxing A Lounge. Rooms are excellent, very good lighting and well designed to cater for every need. Would recommend.

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Pebble Beach, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The Alto is just as advertised! Very friendly reception staff, especially Charley, ready to help with sightseeing and restaurant suggestions & how best to get around the city. Our room was small but very comfortable with cozy bedding, small fridge & microwave. Loved that a carafe of cold water with chilled glasses was awaiting in the fridge, as well as... More 

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Kingswinford
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We stayed 5 nights at the Alto and enjoyed it very much all the staff were very helpfull the rooms we had was large with sink fridge and microwave helpful for eating in. We found it easy to walk to all attractions tram and train close by

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We stayed here for the Avalon Airshow over a 4 day period. We got a GREAT welcome, Wifi was available free-of-charge up to 500mb to your room, you RARELY get this in central city hotels. We never had a problem connecting. It was a hop, skip and jump to Southern Cross Station, close to restaurants and food halls. There was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

Everything reported in previous reviews is exactly what you will find. The Alto is a lovely place to stay. Parking is offsite and outside. However, you do need a remote control for entrance, exit therefore your vehicle is safe. Breakfast is really good, although I can't recommend the omelette. The coffee is okay - we snuck up the street for... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We had a fantastic stay at the Alto. It was central to everything we were doing whilst in Melbourne. Walking distance to the Casino, Exhibition Centre and Ethiad Stadium. The staff were all friendly and the free coffee in the lounge was a bonus. We were happy to see that this hotel is respecting the environment and still achieving a... More 

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