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InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm here for business since Melb office at Rialto so very convenient and usually here every quarter and i ask for the same type of room all the time so know what i'm getting, excellent service every time, staff are very gracious, rooms very comfortable and know what to expect every time so no surprises. The hotel also looks very... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found this hotel to be very charming, and in a great location in downtown Melbourne. Our check in from Riana Loong really made our stay that much more enjoyable. First she recognized that I was an Ambassador Spire Elite. Then said my room was not ready yet. However she would check us in, all we had to do was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stay at his hotel every week and have done so for a few years - really only because it is convenient to my office. It's OK but not exactly shooting the lights out for a 5*. Rooms are showing their age, service is inconsistent, room service is truly awful (get takeaway from Merchant off the lobby) and they serve... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I were guests of the InterContinental Melbourne the Rialto for seven nights in August. The property in the heart of Melbourne CBD, which makes it easy to explore the city landmarks, museums and many attractions on foot or by trams. The signature scent of the lobby greets us upon entering; it was inviting, welcoming and classy which... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I found this hotel to be perfect for my business stay. Enjoyed the service, staff are friendly, room was clean and the food is great here. I always enjoy staying at the intercontinental chain. Great location in Melbourne. You will not be disappointed

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

Dear Nadija A, Thank you so much for sharing your kind review from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and the service from our team. Thank you again for taking the time to give us your feedback. I hope that we might have the opportunity to welcome you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Meant to write this a while ago, better late than never. Beautiful Hotel, very comfortable. We used the pool on the upper floor and it was perfect temp and very clean as were the sauna. Didn't use the gym (hey it was my birthday) but it looked well equipped. Breakfast was included and was buffet style (liked the automated pancake... More 

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

Dear Heather D, Thank you so much for sharing your kind review from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your birthday weekend with us. 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 the... More 

Sydney
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I travel a lot for business, sometimes overnight, sometimes for a week. I ended up here last week due to my usual preference being booked out. My preference now may change. The Rialto Suites are definitely some of the best in town, so don't hold back from choosing them if you can. A wonderfully decedent modern but classic feeling in... More 

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

Dear MikePamphilon, Thank you so much for sharing your very kind review from your recent return stay with us in Melbourne. I am pleased to hear that we have perhaps assisted you in changing your preference of hotel here in Melbourne. Thank you for taking the time to give us your positive feedback regarding our suites and the gym facilities.... More 

Perth, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good CBD location, with particularly good proximity to the Docklands precinct which is where I needed to be for work. The building is grand and unique, the gym and pool are both great and check-in etc really quick. I'd love to give this place 5 stars but a couple of things do let it down - you can get... More 

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

Dear Cottboy, Thank you so much for sharing your kind review from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. 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 the hotel again... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here a few times and it's a great location, hotel and venue for events. The rooms and views are lovely and the restaurants are good. It's very central for everything in Melbourne as well. The staff are very helpful and overall it's a great place to stay

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

Dear Tellenbach, Thank you so much for sharing your kind review from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. 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 the hotel again... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As expected the Rialto didn't disappoint. The upgrade from the standard room was welcomed as the king size bed was both comfortable and luxurious. The bathroom was modern with a complement of extra amenities. If you require a bath you will need to either request, or book the suite that offers a larger bathroom. The room was equipped with a... More 

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

Dear Nicole C, Thank you so much for sharing your kind review from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. 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 the hotel... More 

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Staying in Central Business District

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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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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Alluvial
Alluvial
Cuisines: Australian, Gluten Free Options, International
Market Lane Bar
Market Lane Bar
Cuisines: Australian, Gluten Free Options
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $194 - $366 (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 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#17 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#23 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#25 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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