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The Prince

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2 Acland Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed at The Prince in Melbourne's buzzy St Kilda several times over the past 15 years or so (since it was renovated some years back). It is not a cheap experience but I have always appreciated the quality of the service and accommodation. Also, you can't ask for a better location. The Prince is on the corner of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on an impromptu trip to Melbourne. We booked the deluxe room which said included breakfast. The room was dirty (bed had dirt and pubic hairs) and the walls had been drawn on, looked quiet dated. When we enquires with reception to make sure we had been put in the right room for what we had booked (pictures... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on a busy Saturday night in St kilda. Room was clean and modern and on the fourth floor away from any noise. On arrival we received complimentary drinks in the bar, which was a fabulous way to start our evening. Every room also comes with breakfast and it was a gourmet delight! Coffee fantastic too. Many thanks to... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
17 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just stayed here over the long weekend, and was very pleased with our visit. We only booked here as all the hotels in Melbourne CBD were fully booked, so we thought we would stay down the road in St Kilda. The outside of the hotel isn't that fancy and I think that's what makes the inside such a... More 

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Elizabeth S, Public Relations Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Tailia16 Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. We really take pride in the art-design look and feel of the property as well as the onsite food and beverage facilities. We hope to see you back with us again in the not-too-distant future. Kind... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Prince is my home away from home in Melbourne. I like the rooms. I like the wifi. I like the parking. I like the location. I like the food, very much. I find the Tarrif fair. And I really like the staff. It's so not a corporate hotel. Sure, it's not quite as polished as it was 10 years... More 

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Elizabeth S, Public Relations Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear John L Thank you so much for your kind review. We love being your home away form home in Melbourne and look forward to seeing your cheerful face with us again soon. All the best. Kind regards Liz More 

Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last weekend my Partner and i stayed at this lovely hotel. I must say i was surprised of its Grandeur. It's originally a Deco building that has been restored to feel industrial and modern. Our room was simple but had little personal touches like a beautiful throw on the bed. We also had a balcony which was nice to watch... More 

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Elizabeth S, Public Relations Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear ShelleyLee Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. We really look forward to seeing you back with us soon. Kind regards Liz More 

Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We attended a special event 'Circa, the Prince & The Champagne Dame presents: La Belle Époque' Stayed a single night at the Hotel and left most rested. The Prince has become our standed 'in-town' stay, and it rarely disappoints. x The Event: With food by Circa's Ashly Hicks and Champagne matched by Perrier-Jouët, the Champagne Dame's personable knowledge set us... More 

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Elizabeth S, Public Relations Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay, in particular the special Champagne Dame Dinner. We hope to see you back with us again in the not-too-distant future. Kind regards Liz More 

Solihull,
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

When we arrived went to Reception who told us park our car on level 3 of the next door public car park which is 10 dollars per day (we knew there was a charge). However getting the luggage from the car park to your room is an art in itself. Across the car park and through 2 doors and then... More 

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Elizabeth S, Public Relations Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you for taking the time to review the Prince. It's great to hear you enjoyed the important elements of the hotel - like the shower, bed, staff hospitality, free wi fi and breakfast. The Boutique rooms are our entry level rooms. They are the smallest rooms in the hotel. We advertise that these are our smallest room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I stayed in the bridal suite for a wedding. The night manager on the Friday was so rude to me. Housekeeping did not do anything - they put rubbish behind the TV. The bridal party had to clean and vacuum for the bride and groom - even had to make the bed

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Elizabeth S, Public Relations Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Hi Steph Thank you for the review. Could you please contact us to provide additional information on your stay. It's extremely unlikely that the housekeepers placed rubbish behind the TV or did not vacuum the room. All rooms are inspected by the housekeeping manager prior to guests being allowed to check in and this certainly would have been picked up.... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

My partner and I stayed at The Prince for one night in April to celebrate our anniversary. It is rated as one of Melbourne's top boutique hotels, and I completely understand why. The unsuspecting facade opens up into a trendy, minimalist chic foyer and as you walk towards to reception desk, you're overwhelmed by the size and charisma of the... More 

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Elizabeth S, Public Relations Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Jenna W Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the mood, look and feel of the property. We really hope to see you back with us again in the not-too-distant future. Kind regards Liz More 

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