Hubby and I chose to stay here over AFL Grand Final weekend as it was almost half the price of similarly rated and located hotels.
We thought the location was great, being just across the road from Southern Cross Station which is where the Airport bus (Skybus) arrives and departs, and a stone's throw from the free City Circle tram stop.
We arrived at 10am hoping to store our luggage until we could check-in later in the day but were pleasantly surprised to be able to check-in there and then.
Our "Queen Executive" room on the 5th floor of the original tower (this hotel was originally called the Astoria), was clean, modern, spacious and functional. It must have been completely refurbished because I didn't realise it was such an old hotel. Our view was to a concrete wall of the next tower, but we didn't mind as we were there for the football not the hotel! The bathroom had a nice big walk-in shower and the water pressure was fabulous. The Queen-sized bed was very comfortable.
This is not a hotel I'd stay at for a romantic break, but I wouldn't hesitate to stay again for a busy shopping or footy trip.More
- Free Wifi