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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have visited the hotel many times, including the bar, restaurant and music venue, we also got married at the hotel. However this was our first time staying at the prince. It was lovely! The room was a little small, but suited our needs. Very nicely decorated and a very comfy bed. Nice to stay somewhere that is a little... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked 4 rooms for myself and 3 friends who were in Melbourne for 1 night on our way through from a golfing trip - great position - went for a lovely walk along the seafront after having a quick bite in their restaurant. The rooms are not big but perfectly adequate and the staff were helpful and attentive. Good... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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139 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been staying here on visits to my South Melbourne office at least once a month for many years and now regard The Prince as my "home away from home". Also for Christmas-New Year holiday breaks every 2nd year when my wife and I visit our Melbourne family. And my business partners and my adult children also all stay here... More 

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

Dear City4fun, Thank you for choosing to regularly stay at The Prince and your positive review. I am glad to read you enjoy your frequent visits and dining in Circa. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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144 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a little hesitant to book The Prince after reading mixed reviews. I laughed to myself when we entered the hotel (not so much a lobby as an entry - it's small) as it is very dark & I was reminded of someones reference to it being good for vampires. I have to agree. Fortunately our room was quite... More 

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

Dear Travelbug070, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Prince and taking the time to provide your feedback. Our lobby and corridors are striking dark in colour, with craypot pendant lights to reflect our Port Philip Bay location. These are contrasted by the bright and airy guest rooms. I am glad to read that overall you enjoyed your stay... More 

Victoria
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a conference today and had not provided my dietary requirements. Being gluten and dairy free thought best to just pack fruit into my bag to be safe. Well was I treated! With no notice I had the best morning tea and lunch! Creative and delicious. All you could ask for! Thank you.

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

Dear Limax, Thank you for the great review. It is pleasing to read the team at The Deck were able to accommodate your dietary requirements with ease. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager More 

VICTORIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Excellent value for money!! One of the best nites for oysters! Oyster frenzy!! Love the service, especially the free flow champagne! Good idea to do mussels as well and there were lots of other snacks to eat too! Will be booking for next year too!!

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

Dear TUPPSVictoria, Thank you for the great review. I am pleased to read you enjoyed Oyster Frenzy at The Deck. We look forward to welcoming you back next year! Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

My only gripe about this hotel is the fiddly toilet flusher! Other than that, the room was very comfortable, decently sound proofed to block the street noise and the staff were very hospitable. Would definitely visit again (just fix those flushers!)

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

Dear Louis, Thank you for your review of The Prince. I am glad to read you had an enjoyable stay and our team were helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Good price, good location, but that hotel saves a lot money on energy costs. So it is better to check in there in summertime. Its also good for vampires. Not very lightenibg not very bright light 😂. For a nightover its ok.

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Thank Christian D
Kurt B, Manager at The Prince, responded to this review

Dear Christian, Thank you for taking the time to review The Prince. Our guestroom corridors feature crabpot pendant lights to reflect our bayside location in St Kilda. We look forward to welcoming you back in the summertime. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager More 

Gippsland, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Circa foyer, bar and restaurant is delightful on first impression, however it goes downhill when you enter the upstairs hotel. The room I had looked tired and scruffy. My bed was uncomfortable. The bathroom products (Gel, shampoo, etc.) felt cheap & ineffective to use. No hairdryer was provided. The heating/air Cond was very difficult to hold a constant 22c temperature.... More 

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

Dear Jeremy P, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback and choosing to stay at The Prince. It is disappointing to learn you didn't love your stay and have taken your comments on board. The hairdryer like most hotels was in the wardrobe and we use (MALIN+GOETZ) bathroom amenities a premium brand for sensitive skin. If you... More 

Melbourne
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We enjoyed our experience at The Prince. We anticipated our night away from our little one... the room was nice but the bed was not very comfortable, mattress too hard. The bathroom and bath were luxurious and we loved the bath products- very nice. I think this hotel would have been very very chic 10 years ago-- but it needs... More 

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

Dear SusannahPK, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback and for choosing to stay at The Prince. I am please to read you enjoyed your stay and the bathroom. We do hope to welcome you back to The Prince soon. Kind regards, Kurt Bunyard Accommodation Manager More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $104 - $161 (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
Hotel Style:
#10 Luxury Hotel in St Kilda
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