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“Home away from home” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Melbourne Metropole Central

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Melbourne Metropole Central
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Home away from home”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

Stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment for 2 nights on Melbourne Cup weekend. Although the Metropole is on busy Brunswick Street, our apartment was situated at the back of the building,hence no noise from the street. The apartment was clean and comfortable. The kitchen and bathroom and toilet looked like they had been recently renovated and the kitchen had everything we needed. Comfortable living area with plenty of room to move. Beds were comfortable too and I would rate the curtains in the bedrooms a 10 out of 10 for keeping the early morning light out! This was great for a light sleeper like me who does'nt like waking up at the crack of dawn. Only small complaint is the bathroom was very small - not much bench space and nowhere to hang/put your clothes. For those who like to self cater and don't want to be too far from the CBD the Metropole is ideal. Plus its great to have the Brunswick/Gertrude/Smith street precincts on the doorstep.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
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Melbourne, Australia
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311 reviews
34 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

These apartments are in a good position with the tram line out the front. There are quite a lot of restaurants within walking distance although the quality of the restaurants varies greatly. The apartments are certainly nothing special but were convenient for us as we had to go to St Vincent's Pte hospital which is very close. The price was reasonable maybe a bit expensive for what they are but the apartments are of good size. There is a restaurant and breakfast is available.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

I stayed here for 2 nights and had no complaints. WiFi is free but poor reception at the back of the property in my apartment. Good location

  • Stayed October 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank andylinton
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Warrnambool, Australia
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57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

Eventhough it is out of the City it is literally a 6 minute walk to the theatre district and another 5 to great shopping. The thing about this place is that (although a little tired) the rooms are great, with kitchens and many have two bedrooms. Its quite. The price is right compared to in the city and being on Brunswick Street, the food and fashion are NUMBER 1 (better than Lygon Street by far)
Ive been here for business, a short stay week-end with my partner, with friends and with kids. They all work!

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Toni035
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Canberra
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

I have stayed in this hotel many years ago and I was surprise to find they have renovated the room! It's now looking a lot more modern and a perfect, comfortable stay in a central location.

Will go back for sure.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled solo
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Thank Zapjelly
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bairnsdale
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30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

My trip was for medical reasons and this hotel is close to the hospitals and they offer a discount to patients. I have stayed twice now the rooms are very clean and well appointed. they offer free car parking which is great.
So when in Melbourne do try them you will not be disappointed.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank rogerbairnsdale
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Geelong Victoria
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

Just out of the CBD of Melbourne, convenient to all services and shopping district, excellant staff,

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Karen B
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Additional Information about Melbourne Metropole Central

Property: Melbourne Metropole Central
Address: 44 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia (Formerly Metropole Hotel Apartments & Conference Centre)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fitzroy
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 6 Specialty Lodging in Fitzroy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Melbourne Metropole Central 4*
Number of rooms: 56
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Melbourne Metropole Central is an iconic landmark building offering 4 1/2 star hotel and apartment style accommodation on Brunswick Street in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. Guests can choose from hotel studios, suites, one and two bedroom apartments. The property boasts an outdoor pool, gym, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, free Foxtel and secure undercover parking. The in-house restaurant, Café Metropole is open for breakfast and dinner daily, serving a range of delicious meals and imported beers and selected wines at the bar. Room service is available for breakfast or dinner during kitchen opening hours. Melbourne Metropole Central is located in the cultural hub of Fitzroy on Brunswick Street which offers a diverse range of cafes, restaurants, bars, galleries and unique stores. Lygon Street Italian precinct is walking distance from the hotel and boasts some of Melbourne's best Italian restaurants. The Melbourne Museum is just a short walk away and it's a short trip by tram or car to the Queen Victoria Markets, Regent Theatre or Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Melbourne Airport is 20 minutes' drive by car. There are several versatile meeting and event areas available that are capable of seating from 15 up to 180 delegates. Amenities offered include dedicated bars, kitchen facilities, breakout rooms and a variety of catering packages from our in-house restaurant. Meeting and event packages are available with per person, per day charges for a simple and cost-effective way to produce a successful meeting or event. Enjoy your stay! ... more   less 
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