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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great position- close to MCG and trams to the city- onsite parking- wifi included- clean- older style building with a quick paint job- expect a double bed (very few queen size available). Email communication were timely.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great location if you are attending an event at the MCG. Very easy walk to MCG and a few restaurants in the immediate area. Room OK. Nothing fancy. It was clean. Not the sort of room I would want to spend much time relaxing in. Glad we were just there to sleep Parking is non-existent. There are...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 nights during the Australian Tennis Open. The location was fantastic - very close to Rod laver arena. Say a 10 minute walk. In addition, close to eateries and a 7-11 store. A walk to the city will take 25 minutes.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the George Powlett apartments and the staff are amazing! They are so helpful and accommodating. It's nice to have a kitchen and a clean room. Michelle at the front desk was awesome! :) recommend staying here for sure!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked into the apartments to get good access to the AO tennis. What a great location. 15min stroll to the tennis via the MCG. Jollimont tram station 2 min walk away. City a quick tram ride away. The apartments are somewhat dated but none the less functional. Fairly comfortable beds. Good hot shower. Good kitchenette. Good size tv. Girls on...

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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

These apartments are slightly dated and worn- definitely in need of a few touch ups. They are reasonably priced though and provide all the basics. What makes this place is the lovely lady on reception. She allowed us to check in early, moved us to a balcony room "just because it's nicer" and was always very chatty and friendly. If...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed January 11, 2017

We stayed at George Powlett Apartments, checking on 27 December, 2016 and checking out on 4 January, 2017. Overall, the experience was a very good one, highlighted by the excellent hospitality service provided by Michelle, the site manager, who showed us what real excellence in hospitality management is all about. We had a minor issue with the double bed, so...

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Bega, Australia
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

When I booked this was the best value for money place in the district I wanted to stay (near the MCG). Choosing the lowest cost place is always a risk... Without personal experience how do you know what you're gonna get? This place had very mixed reviews, but most reviews said it was clean, and I trusted in that. And...

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed December 18, 2016

We(Family) had stayed at George Powlett apartment for 5 nights during the 2nd week of December 2016. Rooms were very clean and neat. We got towel, soap, shampoo and all the basic things. Receptionist was more helpful. Our stay was more pleasant and enjoyed our Melbourne trip. Only negative there is no big kitchen inside. But Overall its good value...

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for almost a week and loved it. It's super close to a tram into the city and there's a great park 2 minutes away. Michelle, at the front desk, is one of the most helpful and sweetest people I have met in my past 4 months of traveling. I would definitely stay here again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
George Powlett Apartments is located in the quiet exclusive area of East Melbourne, just a short stroll to the CBD, Markets, MCG, Rod Laver Arena and Fitzroy Gardens. The 43 Studio Apartments are suitable for up to 3 people and include ensuite bathroom, kitchenette, airconditioning and limited free car parking. Guest laundry and ironing room, Same day dry cleaning service, Business fax and photocopying service, Easy public transport access to CBD and many Melbourne attractions, Rooms serviced regularly (except Sundays). ... more   less 

Additional Information about George Powlett Apartments

Address: 30 Powlett St | East Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: $63 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — George Powlett Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Don'e expect a queen bed.”
 of 5 bubbles angelamW8674XM, 5 days ago | Read review
“Very close to eateries and MCG/Rod Laver Arena”
 of 5 bubbles Mark74768, 1 week ago | Read review
“Great location, but choose a Westerly facing room for the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles patrickbruer, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“6 tram stops from Melbourne CBD was very handy adn quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Lestats_Cat, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
“away from the stairs as walls are thin.”
 of 5 bubbles trolley1265, Jun 19, 2016 | Read review
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