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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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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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92 reviews 92 reviews
26 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

We (me and dad) stayed at Arrow on Swanston for 4 nights. The hotel is near the Queen Victoria Market, tram lines and RMIT. We had a pleasant stay, no complaints at all: me and dad had our own rooms in a self contained flat with a well equipped open kitchen, a small balcony, a clean toilet with shower, with... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the receptionists....very helpful and kind. Housekeeping was not done in 4 out of 6 days i was in that hotel!..when i complain, they say i locked my room...like to hit back! I wish i never steeped in that hotel....ever. Be careful you may have to clean your room if you book into this hotel!

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Launceston, Australia
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167 reviews 167 reviews
31 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for the past 5 nights and to be be honest it was better than expected for $75 a night. Location is great, a short walk (2 minutes to markets and Melbourne central), lygon street is literally just around the corner and there is plenty of traditional take out places plus some really nice Japanese take away just up... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't get what we paid for! Staff were rude. When my husband collapsed in the lobby, staff ignored him, as if it wasn't happening. We had to call the ambulance ourselves. Air conditioners leaked and smelled... Towels were not changed.. You have to ask for clean towels. Wi-Fi did not work and we would have been charged anyway, if... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start with a positive and this is that the room was of decent size and it is in a great location but that is all, first we asked to use the sauna but no it's broken no warning on check in that it was broken. If you do not like noise do not stay in this hotel! Extremely noise,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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412 reviews 412 reviews
36 hotel reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This hotel was a bit of a mixed impression for us. We made a prepaid booking through an external booking website, over a month in advance, requesting early check-in, and asking to be contacted in regards to this - didn't happen. We called hotel the day before to ask about early check-in, and was told it should be okay. On... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

A friend and I headed to Melbourne for the Australian Tennis Open and we were very pleased with this accommodation. We had a 2 bedroom apartment and even though the layout was a bit odd, we thought it was a good place. It was clean and the provisions were adequate. The lounge area was very small so the TV was... More 

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Albany, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Lovely clean rooms, great location. Convenience store right next door and just a stroll away to the heart of Melbourne. The cafe downstairs do a great morning coffee, easy access parking onsite.Thank you for an awesome place to hang our hats!

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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great place to stay in Melbourne. Modern instalations, very good service and a coffee shop close to the hotel lobby. It is close to the public transport (dont forget your myki card) and the city downtown. We took a double room with kitchen and private bathroom (about 30m2). It worked for both of us. Many city attractions near such as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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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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