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    Rydges Melbourne Hotel

    186 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Super cheap last minute deals for here besides that we had the kids and unknown to us it turned out they as good as had a room to themselves with a divisional wall TV each was brilliant surprise at such a good price . Breakfast...More

    Thank beardedsleeper
    Management response:Responded yesterday

    Hi there, Thanks for your review, great to read you and the family enjoyed you stay, and you appreciated the space and a TV each. Hopefully we can welcome you all back to the hotel another time soon. Kind regards, Kumi Melville

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Stayed in a Premier Spa suite for four person. Comfortable and big room but room is very average in decor. There was two television but wished there was an ensuite! Good strong wifi and staff are very helpful. Great location for theatre, Chinatown, shopping, tram...More

    Thank Jerraplane
    Management response:Responded yesterday

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your recent stay at Rydges Melbourne. Its nice to hear you found our staff very helpful, exceptional customer service is something we strive for. We are fortunate enough to enjoy a fantastic location, close...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We decided to stay a long weekend at Rydges but online I booked the wrong one we came to reception expecting a booking to be available but obviously it wasn't but Esther who was at front of desk was able to solve all problems she...More

    Thank AlistairAuckland
    Response from Tim F, Front Office Manager at Rydges Melbourne HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you AlistairAuckland for taking the time to write a review on Rydges Melbourne. It is fantastic to hear of our staff going the extra mile to ensure our guests have a great stay, and I will make certain that Esther is aware of your...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    My wife and I had a week end in the city and stayed at Rydges - Exhibition St. We had a beautiful meal in the restaurant and both the food and the service were first class. Victoria and Karl worked in the restuarant and were...More

    Thank Jason F
    Management response:Responded 4 days ago

    Hi Jason, Thanks for posting your great review. It is fantastic to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and I have passed on your comments regarding the first class customer service you received from Victoria and Carl to not only them, but also...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This hotel has an impressive entrance and restaurant/bar area. Unfortunately, the front desk staff don't match this with their less than enthused attitude. They did not offer a smile or any questions or suggestions for meal options - consequently we did not dine in the...More

    Thank Elizabeth H
    Management response:Responded 3 days ago

    Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for providing you feedback. I am very disappointed to hear that your welcome to the hotel was less than impressive. What you have described certainly does not sound like our usually high customer service standards, and I will be sharing your...More

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    Ian C
    April 12, 2017|
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    Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
    not so great actually. it's less the gap and more the actual material of the blinds. that was no issue for us but may be if you're after a serious sleep in.
    August 6, 2016|
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    Response from Glenn B | Reviewed this property |
    It all depends on your membership level. My best advice is to sign up to the hotel chains (Free) loyalty program, Global Hotel Alliance (GHA is the parent company) before making a hotel booking. Check-in can be from 9AM and... More
    Felicity Q
    May 10, 2016|
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    Response from Amy T | Property representative |
    Hi flick7320, Great to hear you are coming down to stay and to see the amazing Matilda the musical! Yes, we accept cash payment on arrival, you simply need to pay the acommodation upfront plus a bond of $100 per night also... More
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