Quest Gordon Place was a bit of a surprise on entering. Didn't quite expect the long walk to reception. It is an old building so don't go expecting a modern building. Staff were very welcoming and helpful at all times. Lovely pool area, although I didn't get to use the pool. It is in a central place, with a short walk to Chinatown with a huge selection of good food and also a couple of good restaurants over the road. Also close to the free circular tram and other trams to get around. When I asked about a lift to go down to our room, I was told there was no lift, so they offered to take the suitcases down the 2 flight of stairs, but only need to ask the reception staff for help. Although I don't think we should have to ask, it should be an automatic service. My mother is 87, so it took a while for her to go up and down the stairs and she did comment on the dark carpet, dark bricks and poor lighting which made it difficult going up and down.
The people in the room above us walked very heavily on the floor, so we could hear them up until 11 pm some nights. The shower screeched until the hot water tap was turned on fully.
Apart from some negatives, our room, no 33 in the basement had easy access to the pool area and was very cool.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to Quest Gordon Place - a quality National Trust listed property which offers a unique and stylish accommodation option in the heart of Melbourne CBD. We offer a range of studio, one and two bedroom fully equipped apartments surrounding a beautiful inner courtyard, located in the heart of the world-renowned theatre district and the top end of bustling Chinatown. All guests have access to our onsite restaurant Deli 1884, outdoor heated swimming pool and BBQ area. Our room rates include broadband internet access (300MB daily limit) and local telephone calls. ***PLEASE NOTE: As of 1st June 2015 Quest on Lonsdale and Quest Gordon Place will operate from one combined Reception Desk open 24 hrs 7 days per week - located at 43 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. To check in for your booking at Quest Gordon Place please arrive with your booking documentation to 43 Lonsdale Street. *** This spacious property is ideal for the business and leisure traveller offering fully equipped apartments including kitchen and laundry facilities and an outdoor heated pool. This is a fully non-smoking property. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Quest Gordon Place Hotel Melbourne