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InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

#28 of 156 Hotels in Melbourne
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495 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Can I please move in here? As in for good? The building itself is very old (forgot the year, was a bit tipsy when read about it- sorry) but the interior is super modern and beautiful, personnel very friendly. I was jet lagged like crazy and couldn't sleep all night. But hey, lucky I couldn't... As otherwise I didn't have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just spent 5 days in the Intercontinental in Melbourne The Rialto. As IHG Ambassador members we always stay at the Intercontinental Hotels wherever possible worldwide. This hotel exceeds all expectations. The Intercontinental Hotels are renowned for their service and we were certainly not disappointed. We were given the Brighton Suite which was just so luxurious. From the minute... More 

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InterContinentalMlb, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear jasper845, Thank you so much for sharing the kind review from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in Club InterContinental. Thank you again for taking the time to give us your feedback. I hope that we might have the opportunity to welcome you back to... More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can honestly say the hotel and staff are nothing short of amazing. From the second you enter the lobby to the first visit to your room, everything is flawless. Restaurant, bars, gym and pool are fantastic. Highly recommended in our books. We'll be back

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InterContinentalMlb, Concierge Clefs d'Or at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear Jason, Thank you so much for your amazing review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear all the positive feedback that you experienced on your recent stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in and we value your very positive feedback. We are looking forward to welcoming you back the InterContinental Melbourne, The Rialto. Sincerely, Paul Rumpff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Holds the high standards but has a real different unique appearance to it. Located much more in the business district so maybe not perfect for those travelling for leisure, tourism etc. had great leisure facilities though - nice pool, steam room, sauna, hot tub etc. Really nice way the hotel is focused inwards which is hard to explain. Only issue... More 

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InterContinentalMlb, Concierge Clefs d'Or at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, responded to this review

Dear Yasmin, Thank you so much for your recent review of our hotel. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us in particular our leisure facilities. We value your constructive feedback regarding our inward facing rooms and the natural light from Melbourne's weathe, thank your. We hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Paul Rumpff Concierge Clefs d'Or More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous hotel with friendly staff, well appointed rooms, and lush colour scheme in a heritage listed building. Consistent with the standard you would expect from Intercontinental hotels. In addition, my husband and I stayed for my birthday which the staff at the hotel were quick to acknowledge without coming across as insincere or over the top. We will stay again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed my stay at Intercontinental Rialto in Melbourne. Attended an AFL game at MCG and the concierge gave me excellent directions via the tram. Lovely room and bathroom with quality inclusions. Good location to all CBD activities as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're after a quiet location then this is the hotel for you. In the evening and on weekends the area where the hotel is located is a ghost town. If you're after action and fun then this hotel is not for you. Located in a beautiful renovated historic building the hotel is amazing. The rooms are new and clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay for 4 nights and everything was good. Nice location at the city center, walking distance everywhere, easy transportation. Reception staff were friendly and very efficient. Room was ready, clean and quiet. Nothing but good praise.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel from Collins street looks pretty much like any other hotel/motel until you step in doors. I was blown away by what you see inside. This hotel was originally a lane way that has been enclosed to incorporate the Hotel, Bar and a Guy Rossi Restaurant which is casual dining (and the food is excellent.) There is a room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Housed in historic neo-gothic and Romanesque style buildings and renovated by the Inter-Continental Group in 2008, this Hotel is a class act right in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. The Hotel gym and pool are a good size and are well equipped. The lobby restaurant and nearby Merchant restaurant offered great food and service, at (perhaps) slightly more expensive... More 

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Alluvial
Alluvial
Cuisines: Australian, Gluten Free, International
Market Lane Bar
Market Lane Bar
Cuisines: Australian, Gluten Free
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Celebrated as one of the world’s hottest and best new hotels by both Conde Nast Traveler and Wallpaper* magazines, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is a fascinating example of the city’s fusion of old and new. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto represents the resurrection of one of the city’s last remaining examples of 19th Century Victorian Gothic architecture into a timeless and inspiring luxury hotel. Its city centre location on Collins Street is at the heart of the laneways, attractions and experiences that give Melbourne its international appeal. Behind the Gothic façade is a sleek yet intimate hotel that is home to two very different bars – the Bluestone Wine Lounge and the Market Lane Bar – and a variety of dining establishments, including Alluvial Restaurant and Guy Grossi’s exciting new venture, Merchant. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto has also teamed up with Shannon Bennett, providing valet parking for his new Vue de monde restaurant on the 55th floor of the adjacent Rialto building. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto’s warmth and exceptional service belies its size, with more than 250 guest rooms across two soaring wings, including a stunning collection of suites as well as the exclusive Club InterContinental lounge and facilities for premium guests. The hotel’s rooftop is also a destination itself, home to the kitchen’s own market garden and beehives, the Scandinavian-inspired swimming pool and the glass-encased fitness centre overlooking the Melbourne cityscape. Also available is the luxurious candle-lit East Day Spa offering east-meets-west treatments and therapies. Before guests arrive, they can take advantage of the concierges’ passion and Insider knowledge of the city. Chief Concierge, James Ridenour and his team are the key to authentic experiences of the real Melbourne and everything the city has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

Address: 495 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: $171 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto 5*
Number of rooms: 253
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Intercontinental Melbourne The Rialto Hotel Melbourne
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#10 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#17 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#17 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#23 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#27 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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