We stayed here for eight days in mid-December. The location was perfect for attending the opera (two minute walk) and the art gallery was just as close. It's very conveniently located above the Southbank facility which has a wide choice of food at reasonable prices and is just across the river from the train station/Federation Square.
We stayed in a two-bedroom apartment and were happy with the beds, furniture and cleanliness. The only complaint we had was that the showers were far too hot - it was virtually impossible to make them cold enough not to burn you. Also, after reading a review that said how difficult it was to turn the TV on, we tried it out of curiosity and had no luck either - fortunately we didn't actually want to watch it. The air con was complicated but at least had a manual - with the dishwasher and washing machine a manual would have been helpful but there weren't any. Overall, though, we were happy and would return. Staff were friendly and helpful.
Tip: they charge for wifi, but the Southbank complex just downstairs has wifi which is fast and free.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Everything is at your doorstep - only moments from Southbank Promenade and its famous Restaurants, The Arts Centre, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Crown Casino and Melbourne’s CBD, Quest Southbank provides 4.5 star spacious and modern apartments in a quiet location for you to relax and enjoy after your busy day.Our prime location provides easy access to public transport - Trains & trams, City Link tollway as well as the MCG, Tennis Centre and Federation Square. Broadband internet access (cable & wireless), Digital TV and Foxtel (8 channels) is available in all apartments. Quest Southbank provides our guests a place to work or entertain, space for the family and to relax - all our apartmnets are non smoking.We also offer a range of Executive Apartments - two and three bedroom executive apartments provide more space internally, superior fitout and views over either the City, the Bay or the Scenic Kings Domain gardens. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Quest Southbank Melbourne
- Quest Southbank Hotel Melbourne