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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 #128 of 171 Hotels in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrow on Swanston is a good cost benefit option in Melbourne. It's location is great, pretty close to Melbourne Central, the CBD and Lygon St. There's a tram stop right outside the building which is also great. My only critic would be that wifi and breakfast are not included on the night fare.

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Burleigh
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You get what you pay for, that's for sure. The room was as big as a jail. The toilet shuddered and never flushed properly. The shower leaked and had no pressure, to the point I had to run my arms under the shower one at a time to get them wet. The breakfast is a make shift table with some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Everything is good but they should provide free Internet access to all of their customers. The location is great since there is a tram station in front of the hotel and it is nearby Melbourne CBD..walking distance to Queen Victoria Market and Asian shops - make it easier to find raw materials to cook

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Portland, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great to have such a nice, clean & new room. Loved the location, walked to CBD, Lygon St, Vic market. Great staff, very helpful. We loved it so much that we stayed an extra night!!!! THANKYOU we will be back in the near future.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The hotel is overall good in term of location and spacious studio room. Basically it's easy to reach to everywhere to the downtown, and specifically near to Victoria Square. I would strongly recommend to stay in this hotel.

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tasmania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Have stayed once before and found that standards were the same if not better. What you don't get is noise from trams cooking smells rude staff or dirty rooms. What you do get is a room a single bed table and chairs bedside table A/C big tv full kitchen large fridge two big windows full wardrobe and bathroom and 2... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I stayed in a 2-bedroom apartment with a friend in September for a conference at RMIT, which is just across the road. The rooms were clean and comfortable, with very little to complain about, but then nothing was outstanding either. There's access to the Swanston tram lines right outside, and Melbourne Central railway's a few blocks walk away.

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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

After having a beautiful few days on the great ocean road, our holiday was well and truly OVER after staying here. We booked through booking.com in the car as one of the last remaining rooms available in Melbourne city. OMG, wished we'd have kept driving the 4 hours home. The male receptionist (although well presented) was inattentative, unresponsive and less... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

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 November 6, 2014

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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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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