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Aria Serviced Apartments

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285 City Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia (Formerly Plum Serviced Apartments Southbank)
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Renmark, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I cannot fault the service or our apartment, right from my initial email enquiries the staff have been more than helpful. We had our groceries delivered and they were popped in our room and the perishables put in the fridge. The apartment was great, beautiful city views, walking distance to the Crown Casino and Docklands. We couldn't have asked for... More 

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

In a word - fine. Location was good (Less than a 10 minute walk to Southbank), but our 'city view' room meant the bedrooms faced a highway which was quite noisy at night. The room was clean and had everything we needed. The living are was spacious enough for the three of us. The rooms are a bit tired, and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I attended a convention in Melbourne and stayed at these apartments. I rated them as average as they were clean & comfortable and within walking distance of the convention centre. The apartment I stayed in was a single bedroom however there was two single beds. All the basics were supplied (washing machine, dryer, microwave, stove, large fridge, tv, lounge etc.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

We booked a two bedroom apartment for my parents and brother to stay for three nights. Upon check in, they were bumped to the residential apartment building next door on the 30th floor. The rooms are finished cheaply with dark coloured budget furnishings which look like they were gained at an auction of a hotel that closed in the 90s.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I picked this on price as some of the nearby serviced apartments that I have used previously are getting expensive and really offer nothing extra. Plum has no restaurant but that is not a problem in Melbourne. There is a great cafe next door called A Treat of France, lovely fresh food and great coffee.. There are multiple tram stops... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed at plum apartments for two nights, the location is great! Only a short walk to Crown and the restaurants on Southbank. The apartments were clean, although there were a few in room things that could be upgraded or fixed e.g. broken cupboard doors. There was a strange whistling noise one of the nights but other than that it... More 

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Port Stephens, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We opted for the 1 bedroom city view apartment when we attended a conference recently. I read the comments on Trip advisor and expected a reasonable accommodation experience but local accommodation was heavily booked already. It turned out to be a great decision. Very good value for money, clean, well furnished, comfortable and well serviced every day. Really, for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Oh Dear! I just booked this hotel as it is near the Melb Convention Centre which I have to attend in August. I have made the fatal mistake of booking THEN reading the reviews........Now I am worried. I do hope we get a nice 1bedroom apt and not mouldy as seen in the public photos - and not grey and... More 

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adelaide
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We enjoyed our stay, had a city view, so while a bit noisy it was still very nice. We were a little surprised on check in to be shuffled off next door, but actually the apartment was recently renovated so very nice. A mix of residential and holiday let in the building is always nice. Really great value and in... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We were looking forward to staying at Plum Services Apartments in Southbank, after great reviews. There are two buildings for this property, we were in the first building, which seems to be the older of the two. Based on our experience, we were in room 8.3, 2 bedroom apartment. The room was clean and tidy. The queen bedroom with ensuite... More 

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