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“Superior example of a Marriott” 4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne Marriott Hotel
Ranked #16 of 157 Hotels in Melbourne
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21 hotel reviews
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“Superior example of a Marriott”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I stayed at the Melbourne Marriott for a few days on a business trip and there were plenty of holidaymakers also enjoying the hotel. I would definitely recommend for either business or pleasure. I've stayed at dozens of Marriott hotels in the USA, and I can't remember staying at a better Marriott than this one in Melbourne. Overall it is very well maintained and still looking fresh, clean and classy. The food options in the hotel were fairly expensive, but there are plenty of decent restaurants within walking distance. Gym and other facilities are great. And, there is a taxi rank directly outside the hotel, so I never waited for a taxi once.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
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MelbourneMarriott, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Marriott Hotel, responded to this review, July 16, 2013
Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit with us at the Melbourne Marriott. You are obviously a 'well-seasoned' traveller, so we were especially pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. The hotel is very central - which is important whether here on business or leisure. It would be our great pleasure to welcome you back again.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Centrally located. Very helpful concierge desk. Associates very proud. Rooms contemporary and spacious. Quiet rooms. Secured elevators. Nicholas at the front desk went over and beyond to book a tour for me at six in the morning.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Thank Richard Y
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MelbourneMarriott, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Marriott Hotel, responded to this review, July 16, 2013
It was great to hear that our Concierge team were helpful during your stay and your appreciation has been especially passed on to Nicholas who helped you book a tour. Hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Wow!! So glad we booked here... What a treat! Great location, valet parking, wine on arrival.. All helped to make us feel relaxed and welcome. Every staff member we met was genuinely friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious.. Especially the lattes.. Loved the way that some guests were able to order their coffee as a take away for those poor souls who had to rush off a delve this delightful hotel. And the beds... oMG!! the pillows were incredible.. What sort are they?? And the mattress must have been lined with clouds!! If you deserve a treat, book in here.. You can't go wrong. If any previous reviews speak ill of this hotel, they must be EXTREMELY fussy and probably should not ever leave the comfort of their own home!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank brightl
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MelbourneMarriott, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Marriott Hotel, responded to this review, July 16, 2013
It was wonderful to read that you enjoyed your stay here with us at the Melbourne Marriott. Thank you for your positive review and for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. We regularly receive great feedback regarding our bedding. The pillows are 'Downia' - 85% duck down/15% duck feather. They can be purchased via the Marriott website (www.marriott.com) and they are also available via retail outlets. (One guest told me recently they were on sale at Myer.) Our mattresses have a "topper" which gives that lovely cloud-like feel, but with the support of a good mattress. Look forward to welcoming you back.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We stayed here for one night with my friend, staf were very friendly, the valet parking and glass of champagne on arrival makes one feel special , we had a swim soon after arriving and worked out a bit in the gym, OMG! The beds r the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in, so comfy I slept like a baby.the only problems we had were that the heating wasn't working, we called reception and they sent a heater for us, another downside is getting charged for room service?? I dont get that part, Also tv channels were boring, and very few movies to rent. Ovaral it's a good hotel, if stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Thank Toniiwacho
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This hotel is very nice. The location is excellent. It was close to everything for us and we could walk everywhere. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Oh my god where do I start with the beds!! They really were evil because they were SOO comfy and soft. I never wanted to get out of it!! I would stay there again just for the beds!! The room was a decent size, the facilities were great and it had everything we needed and the room service prices were very reasonable. I would definitely recommend this hotel as we had a great stay here and would definitely stay here again. You won't be disappointed.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Liz R
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MelbourneMarriott, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Marriott Hotel, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
Good feedback is always great to receive! Our beds are very comfortable. The mattresses have soft toppers which you can sink into (but still have the mattress support) and we receive great comments about them. We look forward to welcoming you back again.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We stayed 5 nights at this brilliant hotel during our recent visit to Melbourne. It was our first time staying at Melbourne Marriott and so glad we did.

Hotel staff were all friendly and courteous. In particular, the bell attendant Fabrizio was great -courteous, attentive, friendly and welcoming. We were offered a glass of sparkling wine while waiting at Reception to be checked in - very welcoming gesture :)

The hotel is so conveniently located - easy walking access to so many wonderful restaurants of Melbourne, shops, NGV, China Town etc.

Our room on Level 8 was spacious, clean and well equipped. Although facing Exhibition Street which was constantly busy, it was very quiet in the room.

Hotel Buffet breakfast included standard cold and cooked breakfast - all very good quality. We had breakfast at the hotel only once mainly because there were so many other breakfast venues near the hotel which offered some really interesting breakfast and coffee. Too tempting not to check them out.

The Concierge was busy with another guest when we checked out mid morning. As there was no other bell staff available, we went to the front of the hotel to get a taxi ourself (always plenty waiting just across the road from the hotel). As we stepped out, a gentleman asked if we needed a taxi and we said yes thinking he was a hotel staff offering his help. He then said his car was just over there, pointing to a private car parked in the hotel drop off area at the front of the hotel. Suspecting that he may just be a tout, we declined and waved for a taxi from across the road. It was strange that the hotel allowed a private car to be parked in their drop off area and presenting themselves as "taxi".

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
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Geelong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I made the right choice for a birthday weekend and made her happy!!!

Marriott Melbourne was just perfect for our needs. We ambled across the road to a Sunday matinee at the Comedy Theatre (200 metres) to see the finale of Flower Children - The Mamas and Papas Story. Very clean 5 star room and great breakfast to make us both cheery. Slick service, no fuss simple efficiency - all we needed for a short break.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank birdseyeGeelong
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MelbourneMarriott, Guest Relations Manager at Melbourne Marriott Hotel, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
Great to hear that breakfast left you both cheery and delighted you enjoyed your short break here with us.
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Additional Information about Melbourne Marriott Hotel

Property: Melbourne Marriott Hotel
Address: Corner Exhibition And Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#13 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#16 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#19 Business Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Melbourne Marriott Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 186
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of the city, the luxury Melbourne Marriott Hotel features exceptional facilities and service that is unparalleled amongst other Melbourne luxury hotels. Boutique in size, yet grand in style, the Marriott offers the perfect welcome. Featuring spacious rooms, starting from 36 square meters in size, our luxury Melbourne hotel's accommodations are at the center of the city's theater precinct and just minutes from the shopping delights of Bourke and Collins streets, as well as the cultural and culinary extravaganza of Chinatown, Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building. For sports enthusiasts, our hotel is a short walk from MCG and Rod Laver Arena and only a seven-minute tram ride to Etihad Stadium. And for business travelers, we offer stylish, state-of-the-art event space for up to 250 guests, as well as on-site event managers, exceptional catering and a full-service business center. Discover a leader among luxury Melbourne hotels at Marriott. ... more   less 
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