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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was taking the kids to the city and surrounds for a sightseeing weekend so was just looking for somewhere to sleep on a Saturday night. Review below: Location Location wise it was fairly good for us as we went to the museum so were able to walk there and back. It's on Franklin Street so not right in the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I travelled for a music performance and shopping, so we weren't going to be hanging around in the hotel very much. However, when we entered and had a look around, I would have been comfortable pottering around the room. The bathroom was so clean and new, with a huge mirror. The beds were soft and with adequate... More 

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Thank Emma K
ACT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with 6 friends over 2 Superior Apartments. The location is great, just around the corner from the Queen Victoria Markets and within the free tram area. The rooms are not the best. They are clean but very run down and with cabinetry is chipping away and not maintained. The double bed is 2 singles pushed together so the... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, this was my first experience in a so called "serviced apartment". I'll start with the good part: - in central Melbourne, walking distance to Queen Victoria Market where you could source fresh produce and souvenirs. Since we were doing our own cooking, this was an excellent choice - As a group we stayed in all the types... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To start with, our room stunk of smoke as we entered. Not the fault of the hotel I guess, but obviously no attempt to get rid of it before we arrived. Most surfaces had to be wiped down before we could use them. Pumpkin soup enjoyed by the previous guests?! This was also the case for the cutlery and crockery...but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The Nova Star Gate apartments are good value, we only had the one night but the rooms are set up for the extended stay with a good kitchenette and a 3/4 sized fridge and microwave, the rooms have a small dining setting and a two seater couch the bathroom had a bathtub and was of a good size, if you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

After reading all the reviews of this place I was terrified of what our room standard might have been. When we walked in I was pleasantly surprised. The room itself was clean, however the bathroom needed a lot of TLC. There was a lot of street noise all night. But this place is okay for a short stay if you're... More 

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Kingston, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This place needs some TLC, and refurbishment. We had a two bedroom apartment and, although it was very clean, the apartment was just adequate. Both the kitchen and bathroom were pretty basic. It is well located, being just a block from the Queen Vic Market. The receptionists were very friendly and helpful. At just under $200 per night, I'm sure... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Location is not bad. Staff are nice. Rooms are old and dirty looking (stained carpet, dirty dishes, dusty surfaces, sticky dirty tv remote, smelly air conditioner). Not very clean in room. TV was very small. Bed was about the best thing (very comfy).

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

NOVA GATE APARTMENT HOTEL FRANKLIN STREET MELBOURNE I booked online and was desperate for a place to stay for 3 nights. Lobby was clean, check-in was problematic. Lift was clean and fast. My room was at the end of a small corridor and though opening the door was easy getting my suitcase in was difficult. Room looked clean, queen size... 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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  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Nova Star Gate Serviced Apartments

Address: 118 Franklin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: $70 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nova Star Gate Serviced Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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