As I booked last minute during a major convention, all that was left within my budget was the ominously named City Limits Motel. If only it was outside the City Limits, it would never have come to my attention, and I would have been saved the embarrassment of having this on my credit card statement! When I was dropped off, first impressions were pretty rock bottom. But then I went to my room, and I realised something below rock bottom existed. Dark, dingy and dirty spring to mind automatically. I didn't think places like this existed anymore! My recommendation would be to stay next door at the Somerset on Gordon Place - just a dollar or two more, but in a different league altogether. To sum up City Limits (or Nutbush as my colleagues have oh so cleverly renamed it!) it is the sort of place that you look both ways before entering/exiting, just in case someone sees you going in/out!
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Business Center with Internet Access Kitchenette Room Service
Ranked #20 of 112 Specialty Lodging in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — City Limits Serviced Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- City Limits Hotel Apartments is AAA Tourism certified 3.5 star plus Environmentally Friendly Green Star rating property right in Melbourne China Town with 32 studio apartments (24 apartments with double glaze windows) located in the central business district of Melbourne providing accommodation to corporate and leisure clients. Hundred of international restaurants can be found by walking distance.In Melbourne for the Grand Final, Grand Prix, Melbourne Cup, Chinese New Year, Australia Open at Rod Laver Arena, and Flower Show in Fitzroy Garden and Melbourne Museum in Rathdowne and Lygon Street in Carlton? Our fantastic location is within a stone's throw away either by walking distance or free trams and trains are available that can take you to all venues.All of our rooms are equipped with an air conditioner/heater, direct dial telephones, data port for high speed broadband Internet access Wireless (Wi-Fi enabled) or Cable $11 P/D, remote control colour LCD TV with complimentary FOXTEL satellite channels including movies, sport and news, work desk, iron and board, kitchenette comprising hot plates, microwave oven, toaster, kettle, fridge, crockery, cutlery and glass ware. Our ensuite bathrooms all contain a shower, bath, toilet, hand basin and hairdryer. Our rooms are serviced daily to our high standard and windows can be opened for fresh air. Clean and friendly is our main service.FOXTEL is now available with the following channels:Fox SportFox Sport 2Fox Sport 3Fox 8Show GreatsShowtimeSky NewsFor the convenience of our guests we have a 24-hour reception operated by our friendly and professional staff. We offer a tour desk and can help our guests with things to do in Melbourne during their stay, including car hire and day tours. Our business centre is equipped with computers connected to the Internet for the use of our guests. Off-street car parking is also available.Location, fantastic City Centre Location right in China Town near MCG, Parliament train station and all Major Theatre (Princess Theatre, Regent Theatre, The Academy Theatre and Her Majesty's Theatre are all near by walking distance, free trams and buses can take you to Docklands, Ethihad Stadium, DFO, South bank. Airport bus is also on your door steps.There is also walking distance to St. Vincent Hospital, Eye and Ear Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital not too far away.City Limits, where you are assured of value for money. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- City Limits Serviced Apartments Hotel Melbourne