My cousins and I stayed here for 2 nights. Found out about this apartment via the Internet and they even have their own website that I booked through. Considering it was very last minute, I have to give them the thumbs up for excellent service at such short notice.
FYI, I booked the 2 bedroom apartment at City Point Apartment on Bourke Street. Apparently there are 2 other location at City Road & Soutbank.
What I loved:
- tram stop was right outside the apartment. Unfortunately, one has to walk a fair bit to get on the free tourist bus or tourist tram.
- very near to the Southern Cross Station (easy to get taxis)
- walking distance to Etihad Stadium, Waterfront & Harbourtown and close to the DFO store
- great view of the skyline of Melbourne and Yarra River
- the comforts of home: washing machine, dryer, dishwasher, all kitchenware appliances, linens etc
What I disliked:
1. picking up the keys
- you'd have to pick up the keys at another location i.e. City Road.. it's a tad inconvenient
2. extra heater
- I went there at the end of winter and there is only one A/C / heater in the living room. wished they had additional A/C / heater in the bedrooms
3. TV channels
- very limited channels.
All in all, it was a pleasant stay and withing walking distance to the main shopping area further up Bourke Street.
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- Make yourself at home... Unlike traditional hotels, our stylish apartments offer all the space and comfort of home. Make the most of your stay in Melbourne by choosing one of our Southbank or CBD apartments. From just $199 per night, Melbourne Short Stay Apartments offers you a range of one, two and three bedroom quality executive style apartments for both the corporate and leisure traveller in a residential tower that gives you a feeling of home. Features include a fully equipped kitchen, separate living/dining area, comfortable bedrooms, laundry and private balcony. Guests have complimentary use of recreational facilities including indoor pool and gymnasium. ... more less
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