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Arrow On Swanston

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   488 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia (Carlton)
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Ranked #127 of 171 Hotels in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stay here when I come down to Melbourne for intensive courses at the university. The location is perfect as it is walking distance to both uni and the city, and the rooms are basic but adequate, clean and cheap. Quite noisy due to annoying garbage trucks at 6am without fail, and Swanston St is busy with traffic and trams.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for six nights. The standard one room apartment room was clean and tidy which was nice and quiet, great for an inner city location. Only the Rubbish bin Removal truck woke us. The room was serviced as per schedule, one service they didn't top up our milk in the fridge. Not a biggie as I went to... More

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Grafton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed for 1 night. It was clean and very close to tram facilities and the inner city. Also within walking distance of Queen Victoria Markets. We had little interaction or issue with the staff. The hotel suited our purposes, although the parking was a little confusing at first (but all inner city hotels would be like that). Overall,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very comfortable it was quiet small but had everything you needed. We were able to have a twin room with separate bedrooms which was very handy as I was travelling with my mum. The reception area was well presented and the staffs were friendly and able to give directions when required. They also held our luggage on... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing flash, nice clean room and a tram stop straight outside or 20 minute walk to Fed Square. Coffee shop downstairs is okay and only 5 minutes walk to Lygon St. for the restaurants and a couple of lively(ish) pubs nearby. If you are in Melbourne for something and looking for a couple of nights at a reasonable rate then... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A group of 3 of us (1 couple and 1 single) stayed in a 2 bed apartment for a week in Sept 2014 for business purposes. The positives to the Arrow on Swanston include the city location, parking spaces are available and most of the staff were helpful. The downsides included that the rooms were small (every room within the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Firstly, it is important to point out that Arrow on Swanston caters mainly to university students so those who stay here expecting (big) hotel standard service may be in for a surprise. The basics are all there (fridge, microwave, kettle and a cooktop from memory). The pros: - Location is good though it's not right in the centre but within... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Me and my sis stayed at this service apartment for 2 nights. The room were clean and fully furnished (you have the fridge, microwave, water boiler, pan, and anything you need to cook something or just make tea / coffee). There is also a tv but it's not offering a lot of channel. But it's not a problem for us... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Stayed here for an entire year and one good advice to those wishing to stay here short and long term here; stay away from this place. Horrible quality, small room, terrible and overpriced internet you name it all. The attitude of the staff ranges from so-so to bad depending on who's behind the desk. Overall, I would even bother giving... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Check in was easy..we were put on the 6th floor .opened the door a very small room and it had not been serviced...not a good start...they apologised and gave us a room on the 1st Floor...room was large and clean...everything worked well for the 7 days we were there...no complaints.re the room. we had prepaid for breakfast..my advice dont.The first... More

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Address: 488 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Carlton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arrow On Swanston 3.5*
Number of rooms: 85
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