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Red Hill, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

IF being close to everything is why you ant then the Prince is for you. St Kilda is alive and thriving if not a little seedy, but also only a short tram ride from the CBD which gets better an better every visit. This hotel is not encumbered with all the bells and whistles, but has everything you need. The...

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Kurt B, Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Bogwog68, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. It is great to hear you had an enjoy an enjoyable stay, we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A huge thank you to Biz, Kurt, Renaud, Siobhan, Tom and all the other staff to were so helpful to me, the other Earthcore crew and all the DJ's we had staying. It was a little chaotic at times with all the running around, pick ups, drop offs, late night/early morning check ins/ check outs over 5 days but the...

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Kurt B, Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Kiwisita, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. It was a pleasure looking after your group and we hope to see them again next year. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed at The Prince whenever in Melbourne for the last fifteen years I was expecting a relaxed stay in a nice (deluxe) room accompanied by slick, discreet service - oh dear. At check in we were offered a 10% discount card for the hotels bars and restaurant, that's new - should have realised something was awry. This might have...

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Kurt B, Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Stephen M, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. Please allow me to sincerely apologise regarding your experience with us, please be assured we take all feedback seriously and this has been shared with senior management. We do hope that we have the chance to see you again and improve your impression of The Prince. Kind...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 31, 2016

The hotel was recommended as being well priced, well positioned and good value. All of this is correct. The room was spacious enough, the bathroom was large and the amenities were good. There were weddings with bands on both nights that we stayed. we did not hear any noise from our room. The bed was a little too soft but...

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Kurt B, Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Alan W, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Prince and your great review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager

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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Great hotel with fantastic staff. Circa is superb. A special mention of Rhys the Head Chef who is highly creative and to Anthony who is a true gentleman. Tom on the front desk was also really helpful. Have been going there since 2002.

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Kurt B, Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Prince and for such a long time! Great to hear you enjoy your stays with us and our team, I will be sure to pass on your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager

Traralgon, Australia
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel clean room ..only problem was phone didn't work ..about 15min walk To Luna park and shops ..great pub next door ...room was quiet and warm !! Across from the beach and trams very close !! Went there to see band at prince band room ..after show the streets were very boring so if your looking to party...

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Kurt B, Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Kyliexox, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Prince. I am pleased to read you had a great stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager

Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Whilst not bad, the rooms were quite small that you really can't do much more than just sleep in there. My main issue was cleanliness which I see is a common complaint amongst other travellers. The headboards on the bed were filthy like beyond disgusting, the carpet in the hallway was dusty and there seemed to be make up marks...

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Kurt B, Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Jenna, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. I have followed up with my housekeeping team to ensure our cleaning standards are high as always and thank you for bringing this to my attention. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Great location if you want to visit St Kilda or have a couple retreat ( which is what we did ). The place has a fabulous health spa and a great restaurant ( Circa). We had a room with a lovely view of the bay. Rooms and bathrooms are quite small, so I would not recommend for a stay longer...

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Dear DrGraceMP, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Prince. I am pleased to read you had a great stay and enjoyed your dinner in Circa. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is odd. It is dark, weird furniture. But this is okay... The problem for me was that the most basic think about a hotel was really bad here... The bed is terrible, our mattress was bizarre, seems that there was a hole in the middle... The carpet had a strong smell... And in the last night, was a...

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Dear Roberta T, Thank you for providing your feedback as it helps us to improve our service, I do apologise regarding your experience. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager

Maitland, Australia
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Funky but practical with amazing staff and a great location. Terrific bar and top restaurant. Tram stop right outside into the city in 20 minutes, short walk to the restaurants, shops and cafes of Acland Street and a weekend brunch at the Swimmers Pavilion, or Sandbar on Beaconsfield Parade. Great cafe next door and a milk bar across the road....

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Dear Theboullys, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback, it is great to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Prince and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager

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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Prince is Melbourne's premier boutique hotel, hidden in the cosmopolitan bayside suburb, St Kilda. With 40 individually designed rooms, Louis Roederer in the mini bar, 24 hour room service, exclusive Aurora Spa Rituals amenities, award-winning Circa restaurant in the property and service standards set very high - a stay at The Prince will be an experience to savour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Prince

Address: 2 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range: $97 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Prince 4.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
The Prince Hotel St Kilda
Prince Hotel St Kilda
Prince St Kilda
The Prince St Kilda, Greater Melbourne
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#10 Luxury Hotel in St Kilda
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“I have been advised that some of the rooms are very small. Make sure you select a larger room”
 of 5 bubbles alanw69, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“Corner suite is more expensive but faces out whereas most of the others face into an open roofed courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles theboullys, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“I would go higher floors as I was on the 3rd and a bit noisy when I went to bed from downstairs but I still fell asleep easily”
 of 5 bubbles andreat851, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“anything facing fitzroy street is nice”
  • luxurious and amazing bathroom and bath
  • the uncomfortable bed
  • lovely marble finishes
 of 5 bubbles SusannahPK, Jun 26, 2016 | Read review
“Having the bathtub room is worth it.”
  • Simple but stylish
 of 5 bubbles Globalgirlmaz, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
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