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Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   550 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Medina Executive Northbank)   |  
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Ranked #46 of 170 hotels in Melbourne
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

We booked this at last minute. Rates are 10% cheaper if you book direct ( compared to online).
The rooms were spacious and clean. We were on 11 th floor. We had a large balcony. King bed. Quiet location.

Great location. Short walk to Crown.

Location easy to access off freeway.

Staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

Restaraunt downstairs had excellent coffee and cheap but tasty food.

We will be back! :0)

Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We quite liked the rooms but after requesting upon booking that we had a twin room, we were given a double which we then had to wait for a room change. Then once we got into the new room, we had to wait for the bed to be split and the quilts were taken and only one blanket each was available to us which made for a cold first night. The location was perfect for getting around the Southbank, South Wharf and city on foot. The prompt service was good but a little disconcerting was when staff would enter the room without giving us a chance to answer their knock. Fresh towels were left for us but the room was not serviced. A nice place to stay at a reasonable cost.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Loved the apartment and enjoyed out 2 night stay. Room is nice and big and the room service from the cafe was awesome! Close to everything. The photos of the pool area are outdated and were obviously taken back in better days but the water from the pool and spa was nice and warm, sauna worked a treat too! Would not hesitate in going back and will be keeping my eye out for cheap deals in the future!

Room Tip: Request an apartment that is not right on flinders street as the trains make a hell of a noise
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Fantastic place to stay. Staff very friendly and helpful. Clean ideal location. We went all around the city and tram stop just out the front to take us in any direction. Looking forward to staying again.

Room Tip: Docklands great view. Friday night you can see the fireworks. We were on the 10th Floor.
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  • Stayed July 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Large rooms, good position and friendly helpful staff. Only issue we had was that our room had the view of a lane and not an interesting one and the side of a building. We were also woken at 6 am on Saturday morning by the rubbish collection.

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Bunbury , Western Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We stayed here recently for the second time, the first time it was Medina Executive Northbank. I can assure you that there is no change in quality or service. We love the location - close proximity to Ethiad Stadium, Casino and Southbank, tram stop right outside, Spencer St Station and a short tram ride or good achievable walk to South Melbourne. The rooms are very modern , yet homely and the beds are comfy. We actually feel as if it is our own little apartment , instead of a hotel.We will come back!

Room Tip: Try the one-bedroom apartment as they are well set out.
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  • Stayed June 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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Stephen M, Manager at Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank, responded to this review, July 1, 2013
Dear Westli

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay at the hotel.
The Adina Melbourne Northbank are delighted that your second time at the hotel was as enjoyable as the first. It is also pleasing to hear that you felt at home in our 1 bedroom apartments.

We look forward to welcoming you back when next in Melbourne.

Kind regards
Stephen Moore
Hotel Manager
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Fortrose, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

There are two Adina Apartments on Flinders Street - the one at 88 is at the quieter end of Flinders Street. This one on Northbank (550 Flinders St) is much noisier given its close proximity to rail lines and busy traffic interchanges. That said, the rooms were well appointed and very comfortable although, on the 12th floor, street noise was still significant.
The staff in reception were very welcoming and efficient.
The hotel is on a good tram route into the city centre and close to many local facilities.

Room Tip: Ask for room at the rear of the hotel away from the noisy part.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Stephen M, Manager at Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank, responded to this review, July 1, 2013
Dear Ramsay

Thank you for reviewing our hotel on tripadvisor

We are pleased to read that the Adina Melbourne Northbank team were very welcoming and efficient during your stay. Our hotel is in a very close to many of the local attractions and transport.
Just to inform future travellers that most of our rooms are not facing the street and are very quiet.

Kind regards
Stephen Moore
Hotel Manager
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Additional Information about Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank

Address: 550 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Medina Executive Northbank)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#15 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#30 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#38 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#39 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#43 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank 4.5*
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Also Known As:
Medina Executive Northbank Melbourne

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