This hotel is right in the center of the city. It is accessible by tram and within walking distance to everything to see in Melbourne's City Center. It is clean, modern and comfortable. My weekend rate was $350 for two nights including the tax on a pre-pay. You do need to be careful of the extra's for internet ($10/day, not a problem though if you public wi-fi from a coffee shop), and breakfast ($16/day for the buffett, but not a problem if you like to have breakfast out). This is a particularily a great find if you like shopping in the small shops. I would stay here again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure is a 4.5-star hotel positioned in an unrivalled location in the very heart of Melbourne's CBD and city, surrounded by the city's most popular business and shopping precincts, theatres, galleries, bars and restaurants. With shopping meccas like Bourke Street Mall, Emporium Melbourne and H&M right on your doorstep, other attractions like Federation Square, Southbank, Her Majesty's and Regent Theatres, Queen Victoria Markets and Melbourne Central Shopping Complex are just a short stroll away. In addition, with a tram stop conveniently located at the front entrance - a quick tram ride will take you to all major sporting venues including the MCG and Etihad Stadium plus the city's cosmopolitan shopping and entertainment hotspots such as St Kilda, Chapel Street, Bridge Road and Brunswick Street. The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure is Melbourne's most centrally located hotel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure Hotel Melbourne
- The Swanston Hotel Grand Accor