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Lygon Lodge Carlton
Ranked #118 of 157 Hotels in Melbourne
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Highly recommended”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We love it here. Staff are great. Good rooms. Great value. Good secure parking and an excellent location. There is a great variety of restaurants right outside the front door. And a ten minute walk into the city. An all round excellent place to stay.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Terrific place to stay. Quiet but accessible to everything that is Lygon St. Value for money. Will definitely stay again. Staff are friendly and helpful. Room comes complete with desk and comfortable chairs. Only down is the size of the telly otherwise a great place.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Great location on Lygon Street with heaps of restaurants. Walking distance to the tram and Carlton Gardens (Melbourne Museum, IMAX etc). The room was basic but nice, quiet and clean. We stayed Friday/Saturday nights and found that the car park was full quite early so we had to pay $45 to park overnight in the car park down the street (which doesn't re-open until 4PM on a Saturday) so make sure you get in early or prepare to pay for your parking. Friendly staff, and overall a nice hotel.

Room Tip: The views are of Lygon St or a back alley, so don't expect anything spectacular.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Emmaline1234
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Had a 2 night business trip in Melb & decided to stay somewhere other than in the middle of the CBD. This hotel is only a 10 minute walk from the CBD & its location in the middle of Lygon St cannot be beat.
Multiple great restaurants are seconds away (mostly Italian) & there is hardly any noise throughout the night.
The rooms themsleves are large & have a kitchenette & a balcony. Rooms have been recently renovated & are very clean.
The reception area looks more like a hostel & the staff's attitude might be representative of this. Do not judge this place on the reception area or staff. It was a very enjoyable stay.

Room Tip: All rooms are very equal, less noise in rooms facing away from Lygon St
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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3 Thank jdelor
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Echuca
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154 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Stayed here for a business trip great to get back from a grueling day to be able to walk out of the hotel door and be able to walk to some of the best eateries in the world. They upgraded a few of our group from shared rooms to single rooms. Beds were great good size bathroom free parking was a great perk. Staff were great will definitely be a return customer

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
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2 Thank aussiechick3564
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Bendigo, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

The reception experience is pretty casual, reminiscent of an Italian family-run pensione, but it is friendly. The room was small but clean and well-appointed. The bathroom was quite small but the shower was roomy. The kitchenette was well appointed and equipped. We were at the back but still got garbage truck noise in the early hours. I think I would push for a front room on Lygon Street next time. All in all a great spot for our purposes.

  • Stayed July 2013
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

My mum and I stayed in room 116 the tap is still broken. All in all it was okay for $150 a night in Lygon Street. Couldn't open the wardrobe door due to the two beds in the unit. However a fair place to stay when getting out and about in Melbourne is the main reason for your stay.

  • Stayed March 2013
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2 Thank FeistyNZ
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Property: Lygon Lodge Carlton
Address: 220 Lygon St. | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Lygon Street
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #118 of 157 Hotels in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lygon Lodge Carlton 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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