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All reviewsthe cocoongreat locationsoul cafetwo double bedsdavid jonescentral locationbourke st mallthe heart of the cityvalet parkinga bit tiredbuffet breakfastroom was spaciousyour doorstepstreet noisetram stopan upgradepublic transport
Just finished an 8 night stay here - loved it!! The location is amazing. There is something magical about shopping in the city and being only a few blocks away from your room at all times. Super central. The one and only thing I will...More
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Response from Erdi G, Manager at The Swanston Hotel, Grand MercureResponded 7 April 2014
It's great to see such positive comments from a Senior Reviewer. We're pleased your stay with us was fantastic.
The location of the hotel would have been one of the greatest advantages of your stay. As you mentioned you are in the centre...More
Location-wise, this hotel is perfect, on Swanston St near Little Bourke with great shops and restaurants nearby. The Comedy Festival was on, and they even have acts appearing in the hotel. We stayed for two nights and had a King room, which was very comfortable....More
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Response from Erdi G, Manager at The Swanston Hotel, Grand MercureResponded 4 April 2014
Thanks for the great review. It's great to see such positive comments from a Top Contributor. Our location is the perfect base for a Melbourne vacation.
Good to see our staff were their super friendly & helpful selves.
We look forward to seeing...More
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
The self-parking is about 5-10min walk away and it’s 15aud a day / entry. Meaning you either leave your car at the car park for 24 hours or pay every time you want to drive out the car. If you park with the hotel’s valet... More
The self-parking is about 5-10min walk away and it’s 15aud a day / entry. Meaning you either leave your car at the car park for 24 hours or pay every time you want to drive out the car. If you park with the hotel’s valet, its 45aud a day but you can retrieve the car from the valet as many times as you want. Just that they require a 30min advance notice. I believe that the place that the valet parks the car is the same as the place you have to self park. However, you can drive to the hotel and drop off your belongings first then go to the car park. The valet allowed me to do that with no additional charge. Hope this helps!