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College Lawn Hotel

36 Greville Street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were served by some of the rudest staff I have ever dealt with in any restaurant both in Australia and in Europe. I was shocked by how the waitress spoke to my table just because we asked for some condements. The manager was even worse. He appeared angry at the thought of us asking for some tomato sauce. Overall,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was the worst mice everywhere no staff to be seen only pub staff from down stairs no hot water in the showers, I had to check in through the bottle shop they had no actual reception , everywhere was dirty I am the last to leave my room today thats a 8 bed dorm everyone just up and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in a single room here for 5 days. Rooms are very basic w just a cupboard & bedside table but for just $39.50 p/n. Communal bathroom & the 4 showers were all clean, stocked & tidy. Small kitchen area w basic utensils to cook that residents are suppose to keep clean ( backpackers do your own dishes!) Friendly staff... More 

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opdcmarketing, Manager at College Lawn Hotel, responded to this review

Hi maes88, Thanks for your recent feedback regarding your accomodation at The College Lawn. We're really happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and that staff were helpful throughout your stay. We appreciate you letting us know and we hope to see you back again soon! - The College Lawn team More 

Darwin, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Despite a great location, this place was really disgusting. I have never seen the staff exept when I had to pay. The kitchen is disgutsing and nobody checks wether it's clean or not, I saw the cleaners leaving a big pile of hairs in a shower and it started to get mouldy. The fridges don't work , one of them... More 

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Thank julie l
opdcmarketing, Manager at College Lawn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of the College Lawn in Prahran and for bringing these concerns to our attention. We are writing to apologise unreservedly for the poor service you received during your stay at The College Lawn. We always strive to achieve a comfortable, clean and safe environment for all our guests,however... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

This is a pub with public bar, lounge bar, dining room and outside beer garden. Located in the back streets if Prahran which give it a real local feel. Food has always been good. The beer garden has large tv's on the wall so you can watch the tennis or football whilst having a beer or meal. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Checked in for 5 days, very basic rooms at $25 p/n No common room just a small kitchen/ laundry but they like to encourage you to eat and hang in the 4 bars downstairs. Staff are friendly & very attractive! Communal toilets & showers were very clean. its in a great location 2 mins to train or tram. chapel street... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

i had to stay in this disgusting place for 5 days becouse everything was booked up due to the GPformula1. from the outside the place looks preatty good but upstairs, where the "rooms"are it s just disgusting! i checked in in a female dorm(room number9) but when i got in the room there were 2 french guys sleeping there..the manager... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2010

If you don't have too high expectations then this place is all good. It is safe, secure and close to transport, bus, tram and train. The staff were friendly and helpful and the meals in the bars are excellent. I hardly ever use backpacker accommodation and I read the previous reviews, yet I gave it a go. They do have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2006

It really is a fantastic hostel. It has so much going for it. Local bar, large bar, shop, resturaunt, function room & hostel. It's very clean all throughout. It has several rooms sharing between 2-8 people. The rooms are a reasonable size and clean. There is a local bar with a pool table and television. They have some fantastic meals... More 

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