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“Nice apartments, noisy street” 4 of 5 stars
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Punthill Oakleigh
4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   Crnr Princess Hwy & Warrigal Rd, Oakleigh, Monash, Victoria 3141, Australia   |  
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australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
60 hotel reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
“Nice apartments, noisy street”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

I had a one night stay, it's locality was the reason. Overall it was good, as an apartment there was no bottle opener, a large stain on the living room floor, noisy traffic on a busy road. In respect to all of that it was a nice comfortable stay. The chinese restaurant next door was excellent. My constant complaint is internet, they had a complex internet payment scheme, they should move with the times and provide it as part of the service, most other places do.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 hotel reviews
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Stayed here recently for one on a business trip in a room (not apartment) because I needed to be close to Oakleigh and Chadstone.
Rooms are modern and clean, the balcony a bit on the small side but overall sufficient for one night.
Be aware that this hotel is on a very (and I mean very busy even at night) intersection and that although the rooms are double glazed, there is a constant hum of traffic. Make sure you ask for rooms facing the rear (carpark) when booking and away from the elevator for some peace and quiet.

There is a Chinese restaurant and a Nandos downstairs but if you want to get something different try one of the Greek restaurants in nearby Eaton Street in Oakleigh. Great atmosphere on this little strip, almost like a Greek plaza.

Room Tip: Make sure you ask for rooms facing the rear (carpark) when booking and away from the elevator for so...
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

I stayed 3 nights while visiting last year. They are compact but modern with a small kitchenette which is more than functional! Plenty of hanging space, big mirror & great bathroom. Staff are friendly and helpful. Plenty of parking. These lovely apartments are in a great position. There is a bus out front and this goes to the rail station. Main freeway to Melbourne city is 5 minutes away also. The biggest plus is Chadstone Mall one of Australia's largest. Whow..this is magnificent. Another plus was the Chinese restaurant next door. Definitely recommend to anyone visiting the south east of Melbourne!

  • Stayed October 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne
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21 hotel reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Good location if you are wanting to go to Chadstone Shopping Centre. We were allowed to book in early after a phone call. Found the room to be clean (although bathroom could have smelt a bit fresher). The bed was clean and very, very comfortable. Did not notice too much noise and we were fronting onto Warrigal Road. All you would need for a few nights, microwave, fridge, very large bathroom, television, even a small outdoor setting on the balcony. We were on the first floor and enjoyed our stay and thought the price was quite reasonable. Had a Nandos and a Chinese restaurant if you were hungry and all in all, reasonable. Helpful staff (john) and gave us all the info we needed.

Room Tip: We didn't have an apartment, just a room but was more than adequate for two people if only stayi...
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

Nothing to get excited about, but nothing to be dissapointed about either. Room was at rear so noise was no noticeable. Check in was prompt and easy. Chinese restuarant was very good food and reasonable price but the Nando's takes away from the whole place.

Room was clean and spacious but the air con was located in the main room only not in the bedroom, so you have to leave it on for hours to get the whole place at same temp.

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

After a very bad experience we moved to Punt Hill. The Apartment was fantastic spacious and clean , beds were more than comfortable, we were able to relax and felt safe. The rooms were a great size and we didnt have any problems with noise of any sort. The managers were more than helpful and we couldnt thank them enough for all their help.

Room Tip: I wouldnt hesitate to stay here again everything you need for a great stay.
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
    • 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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Narrandera
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

Stayed in room 203 on second floor. Firstly, John the manager was friendly, polite and helpful. Unit was very clean and smelt and felt clean and fresh. Had large fridge, cook top, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, TV in bedroom and lounge room, small balcony with table and chairs, large bath room and shower had good pressure with a large shower head. Bed was hard but had a foam topper which was great. Chinese restaurant and Pizza/chicken place down stairs, Subway and service station right accross the road one minute walk and KFC three minutes walk. My room was on the "road" side, so there was a lot of road noise all night so perhaps the car park side would be a lot better. I have stayed in three other Motels in same suburb but this is best by far, will stay again.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Crnr Princess Hwy & Warrigal Rd, Oakleigh, Monash, Victoria 3141, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Monash > Oakleigh
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty Lodging in Oakleigh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Punthill Oakleigh 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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