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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 2 nights at The Prince Hotel and was very disappointed in the quality of acccomodation. The room was filthy. The shower obviously hadn't been cleaned for months .no lights worked in the bathroom . The ladder to hang towels is not at all satisfactory. A very stained dirty pillow laying on bed and a dirty looking blanket at... More 

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

Hi Connie1788 thank you for your review. We appreciate your honest feedback. We are in the process of refurbishing the hotel. This rollout will be completed once the high season has concluded. We certainly hope that you will provide us with an opportunity to showcase the updated facility later in the year. kind reards More 

Albury, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for just a Saturday night with my husband. Cosy room with a bed, ensuite, tv, and the other things you expect. We got a complimentary drink and discounted parking. There is parking at the rear for The Prince at $25 but we got our ticket validated and only paid $10 on top of our room bill. Staff were really... More 

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

Dear Natty780 Thanks so much for taking the time to review The Prince. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and the great Circa breakfast. We look forward to having you back with us soon. kind regards More 

auckland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We recently stayed at The Prince for 10 days. We had stayed there a number of times before, the last time back in 2007.Things had changed considerably. The good? Great refurb of the area that once was uncovered, next to the bar. The food from the bar and Circa were excellent. The staff in the bar and restaurant were also... More 

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

Dear Auckland Lia Thank you for your honest review. We are glad that you enjoyed the hotel and it's auxiliary facilities. Our sincere apologies regarding the coathanger and cleaning requests. Pleas know that we are looking into this and will address the issue with the upmost importance so that neither yourself or other guests experience this issue in the future.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

I always stay at The Prince when in Melbourne. Loved the location being 10mins from most attractions. The hotel is a small boutique hotel which lives up to their reputation! The staff are very friendly and attentive. Room and great a little funky which is nice for a change.

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

Dear Eva P Thanks so much for your kind review. We love having you with us at The Prince and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards More 

Appleton, WI
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The Prince has good rooms with plenty of space. The rooms are clean and well kept. The attached restaurant and corner bar are great places to go. The location is also a huge plus. It is close to the beach and in the heart of St. Kilda

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

Dear Hammon44 Thanks so much for your kind review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the room and facilities at The Prince during your business trip. We hope look forward to welcoming you back next time you are in Melbourne.. Kind regards More 

Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights recently and really enjoyed our stay, the staff were fantastic, very helpful and friendly. Very reasonably priced. The hotel has a pool and a spa, a bar and restaurant. While we didn't eat dinner in the restaurant we did have breakfast there each morning and the food was fantastic. We had cocktails in the bar... More 

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

Dear Janine1221 Thanks so much for your kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Prince and the lively neighbourhood of St Kilda. We will certainly pass your compliments on to the chef. We hope to welcome you back to the Hotel next time you are in Melbourne. Kind regards More 

Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is the second time staying here for a night out; New Year's Eve, to be exact, and we knew what we 'signed up for' upon making the reservation. St. Kilda boasts a vibrant, eclectic bunch of people- the restaurants and bars are plentiful and the Prince placed us in the thick of things, just as we wanted. Firstly, having... More 

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

Dear Shala M Thanks so much for your kind review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at The Prince and New Years Eve in Vibrant St Kilda! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards More 

Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the prince hotel during the Christmas holidays for three nights (23-26 dec). We booked via Mr & Mrs Smith thinking we would treat ourselves to a nice place for the holiday. Their choice of hotels is usually upscale, trendy and off the beaten track. What a disappointment! I won't go back to the Prince.... More 

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

Hi There thank you for your feedback. We are disappointed that The prince didn't meet your expectations. We have just recently replaced all the mattresses in the rooms at The Prince. Unfortunately, most of Melbourne is closed on Christmas day. However, we understand your disappointment in not being provided with some options and have addressed this with our staff, Kind... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

The Prince is right in the heart of St Kilda with views of the water from some rooms. The hotel is 'hip' and very modern. The rooms are really well equiped and comfortable with lovely toiletries. The location is outstanding - short tram ride into the city but right in the middle of the action of St. Kilda. Breakfast is... More 

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

Dear Joann P Thanks so much for your kind review. It's a pleasure to hear you enjoyed the facilities and breakfast! We hope to welcome you back to The Prince next time you are in Melbourne. Kind regards More 

Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Set right in the heart of St Kilda what's not to like. If I'm not attending meeting on the outskirts of the City I like to be near the city within reach of bars, cafe's etc and the Prince is situated very centrally for all of that. My stay was brief but the room was nice and clean, the bed... More 

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

Dear Andrew83m Thanks so much for your kind review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards More 

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