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Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
Ranked #68 of 160 Hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Great Hotel & Location!”
Reviewed February 17, 2014

I would highly recommend this hotel! The Rendezvous Grand lives up to its photos, it is in an ideal location, the staff are very friendly and more than willing to help you, I would definitely stay there again. Transport to and from the airport is great to, a free shuttle from Southern Cross station and pick up right outside the door!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank Elyse D
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Sridhar K, Front Office Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Dear Elyse D,

Thank you for your comments after your recent stay at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne.

We are pleased to note that you had an enjoyable stay with us taking advantage of our central location. It was indeed our pleasure to take care of you.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne in the not too distant future.

Best Regards,
Sridhar Kakarlapudi
Front Office Manager
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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
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Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

We just booked last minute via Expedia.
The hotel is really central just towards the great Flinders Station. You can easily walk to the federation square in about 5 min.
There is also a bottle shop 1min away.

The room was clean and the room service good. The provide 24h food and dine in room service.
You can also use the gym if you want to.
The concierge gives you always a hand if you are in trouble or have some questions!

Really good and friendly service!
I would highly recommend to stay in this hotel.

Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank kleenaMax
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Sridhar K, Front Office Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Dear kleenaMax,

Thank you for your comments after your recent stay at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne.

We are pleased to note that you had an enjoyable stay with us taking advantage of our central location. It was indeed our pleasure to take care of you.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne in the not too distant future.

Best Regards,
Sridhar Kakarlapudi
Front Office Manager
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

we booked this hotel at a travel agent after looking up the hotels in Melbourne. We chose this one because it was older than most and had a bit of character. We were booked into a superior room, but found that we couldent see daylight and there was a air con fan going on and off all night. We went to the desk in the morning and were told that they would look into our complaint. We arrived back that evening to be told that they would like to move us into another room.
We opened the door and we were greeted by daylight and when we opened the curtain found that they had put us into one of the front rooms that over looked the river and the sky rise buildings that looked awesome at night all lit up.The staff were friendly and helpful.
The hotel is in a great position we were right in where the action , just around the corner to all the alley ways for eating and a block away from the shops. I would definately stay again.

Room Tip: a higher floor and a delux room
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank aprilia57
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Sridhar K, Front Office Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Dear aprilia57,

Thank you for your comments after your recent stay at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne.

We are pleased to note that you had an enjoyable stay with us taking advantage of our central location. It was indeed our pleasure to take care of you.

I am also very pleased to read that your concerns on the room were attended to promptly by the team to your utmost satisfaction.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne in the not too distant future.

Best Regards,
Sridhar Kakarlapudi
Front Office Manager
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

We stayed twice in one week, as it had been pre-booked. The first in a Heritage Room - plenty of space, high ceiling, but no outside window, so it seemed very gloomy. The return stay was in the modern section, which although small was well thought out and at least we could see the sky. We could have done with help with baggage up the steps at the front. The musak in reception was so annoying it drove me outside. And the cooked breakfast one morning was cold, at 9.30am; there was a big hustle to get everyone out by 10am. However, the staff were lovely and it was reasonable value for money.

Room Tip: Heritage doesn't always mean charm, go for light and a view!
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank FlyingScot1
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Sridhar K, Front Office Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Dear FlyingScot1,

Thank you for your review and recommendation on TripAdvisor. We always appreciated the time guests take to provide us with some feedback on their stay.

I was disappointed to hear that the room and the overall stay didn’t live up to your expectations. Please accept our sincere apologies. We agree that some room layouts are smaller than others, and being 100 years old this year and heritage listed, we find that we have a large variety of room configurations available. We have attempted to ensure the layout of rooms are in the most practical and comfortable layout possible.

Feel free to contact me directly at s.kakarlapudi@rendezvoushotels.com for your next stay so that we can allocate you a room most suited to your needs and expectations.

Thank you again FlyingScot1, for your review and we’d hope to welcome you back again soon.

Best Regards,
Sridhar Kakarlapudi
Front Office Manager
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

This is the perfect spot for a short break in Melbourne city. The CBD is right there at the doorstep as are trains and trams for venturing further afield. While the rooms are not huge, they are cleverly designed, very clean and well serviced. We also got an excellent room rate - perfect for our long weekend.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Prue N
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Sridhar K, Front Office Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Dear Prue N,

Thank you for your comments after your recent stay at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne.

We are pleased to note that you had an enjoyable stay with us taking advantage of our central location. It was indeed our pleasure to take care of you.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne in the not too distant future.

Best Regards,
Sridhar Kakarlapudi
Front Office Manager
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Sydney, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Stayed two nights, loved the old world charm of the building
We were there in hot weather and this place was an oasis
Great position, parking next to the hotel for $25 was a good option
Staff were friendly and helpful
Would recommend this hotel to others

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Sue J
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Sridhar K, Front Office Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this review, February 10, 2014
Dear Sue J,

Thank you for your comments after your recent stay at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne.

We are pleased to note that you had an enjoyable stay with us taking advantage of our central location. It was indeed our pleasure to take care of you.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne in the not too distant future.

Best Regards,
Sridhar Kakarlapudi
Front Office Manager
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London
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Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night whilst on a business trip. Hotel had everything I needed. Check in was fast and friendly, room was clean, tidy, and well presented. Desk in room was more than adequate to set up and work for a few hours when I got in that evening. Location is very central so handy to everything. No car parking but there is a private car park next door which is cheap enough. Would stay there again.

Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
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Thank Kebabpete
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Sridhar K, Front Office Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this review, February 10, 2014
Dear Kebabpete,

Thank you for your comments after your recent stay at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne.

We are pleased to note that you had an enjoyable stay with us taking advantage of our central location. It was indeed our pleasure to take care of you.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne in the not too distant future.

Best Regards,
Sridhar Kakarlapudi
Front Office Manager
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Property: Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
Address: 328 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#44 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#48 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#53 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#64 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne 4.5*
Number of rooms: 340
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of Australia's finest historic hotels. Built in 1912, this meticulously restored hotel retains the elegant style of the early 1900s while providing you with all the convenience of 21st century technology and amenities ... more   less 
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