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Arrow On Swanston

488 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Ranked #127 of 171 Hotels in Melbourne
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    3 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

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 February 12, 2015 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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