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Arrow On Swanston

488 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Arrow On Swanston
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Ranked #124 of 158 Hotels in Melbourne
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    4 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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrow on Swanston is close to the cbd, universities such as RMIT and Melbourne, and near the popular shopping area, Melbourne Central. The hotel is quiet and comfortable, with the amenities you would expect from a serviced apartment. There's a gym available as well. If you're looking for food there's also a cafe attached with breakfast and lunch options for... More 

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Magill, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My recent stay he was appalling, what was in the booking options, fail to exist. Upon checking in, I was told we could have 24 hour wifi, which on the second day, we tried to ask for and was denied, room was not tidied up, oh sorry no room service on Sunday's and PH, WT! Maybe no charges too next... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We were attending an exhibition at the Melbourne Museum and required accommodation which was within walking distance to it. The Arrow on Swanston meet this criteria and also allowed us to walk to the CBD. The apartment room was serviced and contained kitchen facilities with a micro wave, cook top, refrigerator, toaster/ electric jug and cutlery. An Aldis supermarket is... More 

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PERRYN K, Guest Relations Manager at Arrow On Swanston, responded to this review

Dear Macaranga, Thank you for the positive review, we glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you back in the future! Regards More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Arrow in Swanston is handily located for Melbourne city centre and Skybus drops there from the airport via Southern Cross station.The tram stops immediately outside but is not yet within the Free Tram Zone which begins some 10 minutes away at Melbourne Central Station. Arrow is a mixed use of long term rental and casual visitors and holidaymakers in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Our rooms were a decent size- we stayed in a double room and it also had a small kitchen and a couch/seating area. Position was great- right outside a tram stop and only a 5minute walk to the Vic Market. Would definitely stay here again because it is great value for money. Slightly noisy in the rooms when other people... More 

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PERRYN K, Guest Relations Manager at Arrow On Swanston, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review! We hope to see you soon sometime in the future. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great location! we stayed for 7 nights and it was really good. Enough space for 2 and clean room and fridge. Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Central is walking distance. Tram stop is just in front of the hotel. It was a good place to stay for a week.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Stayed here overnight after a wedding. Room small (twin) but clean. No flyscreens so tough having window open. Asked for quiet room and on a back lane - only noise issue all the bins being taken out early on a Sunday morning! right opposite tram stop so very easy to get around city. Very reasonable price for a Saturday night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

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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