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“Great location and reasonable price” 4 of 5 stars
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Citigate Melbourne
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   270 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Ramada Melbourne)   |  
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Ranked #76 of 170 Hotels in Melbourne
Darwin, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great location and reasonable price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Hotel is perfectly located in Melbourne's CBD. We got a great special through wotif.com so was very affordable for a weekend in the city. The rooms are just a standard mid-range hotel room. I didn't try the restaurant but thought the buffet breakfast looked a bit pricey considering there are plenty of other options. Our bathroom was a good size however the show was in a bath. A non-slip mat was provided but it maybe difficult for those who are not able to step into baths. There is no parking at the hotel but there is a public car park about 300m away and the staff can validate your parking ticket so it only cost us about $24 for the day. Overall a good experience for the price.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

so the staff where lovely but I knew more about there rewards program then I did, the room as soooo old and in need of and update, the hotel is in a great location but I don't think I would ever stay there again

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

The hotel was great right from the moment we walked in the front doors. The staff were very professional and pleasant at the same time. As our room wasn't available they were able to put our bags in storage and made arrangements for the bags to then be delivered straight to our room once ready so all we had to do on our return was collect our room key and go straight there. No mucking around. The location was great as it is straight across from the Flinders Street Station and straight up the lane to the malls with plently of shopping. Have a fantastic time.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We really love the southbank area and this hotel is idealy placed. Some of the reviews mentioned traffic and train noise but our room was very quiet and I would think only t a few on the Flinders Street frontage could possibly be affected.

As with most older inner city buildings there is limited view. But for the price we thought it was excellent value. We will stay here again

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

The upgrade to the city view room is very great!
The location is good!
Everything is good, except that I didn't find the milk for coffee, which can usually be found in the fridge in other hotel.
Anyway, it's a great room.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

Certainly cannot complain about the location. The room was very good. Much better in view of the cost. Room service operator very polite, repectful and helpful, providing promt and very efficient service. The wine provided was sensational. A Sticks pinot nior. Excellent staff at reception. Most certingly recommend. Paking could be considered an issue. Distance from the Citigate an cost. Thank you to all staff. Cheers.

Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Stayed here on Melbourne cup weekend after another one of our impromptu nights on the town. Given that it was Melbourne cup weekend it was good that not only did they have a room available, but the tariff wasn't overinflated.
The rooms are a little small and even though they'd been taken over by Accor they wouldn't accept my Accor Advantage card, but this wasn't a big deal.
Location wise it's pretty hard to beat being directly opposite Flinder St station and a stones throw from Elizabeth Street.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Citigate Melbourne

Address: 270 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Ramada Melbourne)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#67 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Citigate Melbourne 4*
Number of rooms: 179
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Citigate Melbourne offers contemporary accommodation positioned opposite Flinders Street Station. The hotel is close to all the major sporting, fashion, entertainment and dining precincts within Melbourne. Citigate Melbourne features contemporary guest rooms with many offering breathtaking views of the Yarra River and Southbank. Guests can also enjoy a casual drink or meal in the relaxed environment of the Lobby Bar, keep healthy in the gymnasium, or surf the internet with free WiFi in the lobby and business centre. ... more   less 
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