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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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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a night after seeing a show at the Alex Theatre just down the road. Perfect location - close to everything and a stone's throw from the beach. Although quite dark and dingy looking - the rooms are airy and had a real modern feel. The bed and pillows were really comfortable - giving us both a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for business for 2 nights and enjoyed my time at the Prince. Excellent breakfast and a complimentary drink at the bar downstairs was also a nice touch. The only issue I had was some noise from the Street of people going past but that is hardly the fault of the hotel.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

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
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 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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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 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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