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Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and the staff quite helpful and friendly as well. Cozy room with modern design, sure will be back to this hotel for the the next visit at Melbourne. Excellent for you guys 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel on new year eve. Everything was perfect. Modern room, staff was excellent, check in staff Andy was fantastic. Friendly and helpful. Highly recommended to everyone. Price was reasonable, great restaurant and bar

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought a voucher through Groupon which I paid $159.00 for. The value of the the deal was over $550 dollars so I thought this was a terrific Xmas deal. I was sadly disappointed with the hotel. The value led me to believe this was a quality hotel. It is ok at best. Our room had a full length crack...

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Thank Lee S
Cairns Region, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on a last minute trip after receiving an email from Rydges with special deals over the Christmas new year period. The price seemed incredibly cheap at $103/night - like they say "a deal that looks too good to be true - usually is". This is not the worst hotel I have ever stayed at - but it is...

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Thank Graham B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is run down and grotty . We were booked into a twin room on the first floor . Very small and the room smelt like the toilet hadn't been flushed . The bathroom and room amenities were appalling . they immediately changed our room to one that had been renovated . The bathroom was better , only slightly...

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Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed as a guest of University Melbourne on my own. I needed two things: first, a room with enough work space to spread my documents and electrical plugs to charge my devices. Second, close proximity to the University. This hotel was perfect for my needs. When I arrived early in the morning, the hotel was full and they gave me...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW Melbourne was the place to be. Booked our night at Rydges and dinner at Docklands at the Berth. Fabulous combination. Have decided one thing that makes your stay and meal worth having is the staff. The staff that we have dealt with at the Rydges were absolutely 1st class, thank you all. We must include the Front of House...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first room we had was a 'deluxe' twin room on the first floor. Very small for 4 adults and the bathroom was pretty grotty and run down. The aircon started leaking quite badly so we were 'upgraded' and moved to another twin room on the second floor, this was a few square metre bigger however all the fixtures was...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Rydges on Swanston in the week before Christmas, while visiting the University of Melbourne. The hotel is very convenient for the University. That's one of its best features. It's also a short tram-ride (or walk) from Melbourne CBD, and is on many tram routes. When my hosts booked me into Rydges, I approached with caution as my...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for just one night while visiting Melbourne and the hotel was perfect for what I needed. Was a little out of the main CBD but only a short walk to Central and to Lygon street. Room was spacious and bed was super comfy. The location meant it was cheaper than most hotels of the same standard in Melbourne....

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Blue's Bar & Grill
Blue's Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Australian, Bar, Grill, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rydges on Swanston having undergone a multi-million dollar refurbishment both externally and internally has well and truly positioned itself as a hotel of choice within Melbourne. Blues Bar & Grill has a contemporary feel offering the very best food, service and presentation. The funky bar lounge and great outdoor terrace is very popular. Close to the airport and a short tram into the heart of Melbourne's CBD, makes us a great location for any traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

Address: 701 Swanston St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: $100 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges on Swanston Melbourne 4.5*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
Rydges On Swanston Melbourne Hotel Melbourne
Rydges On Swanston Hotel Melbourne
Melbourne Rydges On Swanston
Hotel Style:
#46 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#88 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Inspect the room before committing to it - even if they say no others are available.”
  • Limited housekeeping
  • carpet needed stretching
  • wall mounted ceiling fan
 of 5 bubbles grahamb228, 1 week ago | Read review
“Stay on a higher level.”
 of 5 bubbles emmax17, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Check that the room is one of the remodelled ones - ?3rd floor facing Swanston st. Avoid rooms on 2nd floor - facing back of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 2adults2teens, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Higher floor to avoid the street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles E8138XTms, Dec 10, 2016 | Read review
“If you booked online, the hotel may offer you with preferences (e.g. types of bed, room view preferences, etc) prior check in.”
 of 5 bubbles Wangsit, Dec 4, 2016 | Read review
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