I had to spend 3 days in Melbourne last week on a business trip.Found the Hotel Charsfield on T.A.
I try to avoid plastic boxes (AKA chain hotels) if at all possible.
Great location for transport or walking to central city, easy for morning/evening exercise around the lake, any number of eateries close by.Room was just as on website, extremely comfortable bed and very quiet at night.Had first evening's dinner in the hotel restaurant; great vegetarian pasta and a fab glass of pinot noir. Breakfast selection was plentiful.
I got a great rate on the Hotel Website for the Executive Special, which included a free glass of wine, newspaper, executive room, breakfast (cooked if desired) and internet.VERY reasonable rate for this area.($AU139 per night).
Only slight niggle was a minibar charge appearing out of nowhere, but reception staff quickly addressed this for me on checkout.
Would definitely return and have recommended to all my colleagues.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hotel Charsfield is a fine example of early St Kilda Road Victorian architecture, which has heritage listing. This boutique accommodation now combines the warmth, character and style of the building with professional and friendly service to ensure the experience on offer is as unique as the guests who stay here. So whether you are visiting Melbourne on business, as a conference delegate, on holiday, or perhaps to enjoy one of the many major events in town, the Hotel Charsfield is the ideal choice for accommodation in Melbourne. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Charsfield Hotel Melbourne