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Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was stunning! Spa bath was huge and so relaxing. The staff were sooo friendly! Expesually Brad, Errol and Mo! They made sure everything we needed was catered to and perfect! Will definitely be back again soon :)

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had just used my credit card just before checking in there and there was no problems whatsoever at all with my credit card. The male receptionist acted in a very suspicious manner while checking in, told me the chip of my card was not working, manually entered the card number and expire date etc and peeped my pin number...

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Large, comfortable & clean rooms. Quiet at night. Efficient & friendly service. Free wi-fi. Only one, very slow lift but not a big problem. Good value buffet breakfast but coffee was awful. Just a few minutes' walk from Melbourne Uni & Lygon St. Overall good value.

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1Thank mvpalmer
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This Hotel, although in Carlton, is still close enough to the city to enjoy all that Melbourne has to offer. There are many Trams passing this hotel with a tram stop practically out the front. You can hop on a tram to St Kilda, route 3 or 3a or perhaps a tram to Camberwell markets, on a Sunday, route 72,...

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Cannonvale, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Gorgeous room upgrade and well presented, lovely comfy bedroom area TV in bed as well as a large one in the main room. Lovely rain shower and bathroom separate from toilet and very spacious. As it was Easter, there were eggs at Reception..nice touch.

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1Thank cathfern2016
Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked-out a small meeting room for a board meeting at Rydges recently. The central location was perfect has we had people coming from all over town. The room was larger than expected and more than met our requirements. The catering was also generously impressive. Next time we will plan to go out for dinner afterwards - the location provides...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a business meeting here and it was wonderful - close to the city, great technology, excellent service and hospitality. They couldnt do enough to help us. Highly recommed if you're looking for a space for any sort of meeting/presentation then consider Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear PSharkey8, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review and for giving us 5/5 about your recent visit. I am pleased to see that you had a wonderful time at Rydges on Swanston. The entire team will be thrilled once I pass on your comments. At Rydges we do pride ourselves on providing the best customer service to our...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids and I stayed here. The staff were exceptional. They were so friendly, helpful and kind. Our room was lovely and quiet. The beds were very comfortable, The breakfasts was delicious. The pool and outdoor area was great. The kids loved the pool. We had a great stay.

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear shaynekj72, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review about your recent stay at Rydges on Swanston. I am pleased to see that you and your family had an enjoyable stay with us. It looks like you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel. Your feedback has been published to the entire team for encouragement. Once again thank you for...

Istanbull
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel had wonderful meeting rooms and excellent facilities. The locations was minutes from the city and the vibrant shops of Carlton. The staff were helpful, friendly and always able to help. Thank you!

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear Andymack1980, Thank you so much for you reviews about your recent visit. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and found the event facility suited your needs. It was excellent to see that staff was friendly and helpful; it is something our staff takes great pride in. We value your feedback; we hope you...

Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very efficient, attentive and friendly service whilst we had our conference here would highly recommend!! Good WIFI which was free and fast, the catering was spot on with fruit served, sparkling water, mints etc. Top location too with parking

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear JCAustraliaMelbourne, Thank you for sharing your opinion about your recent visit at Rydges on Swanston. I am delighted to see that the hotel suited your needs. Your feedback has been forwarded to the event team for sharing; at Rydges we do pride ourselves on providing great customer service to our guests. Once again thank you for your valuable feedback,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Blue's Bar & Grill
Blue's Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Australian, Bar, Grill, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rydges on Swanston having undergone a multi-million dollar refurbishment both externally and internally has well and truly positioned itself as a hotel of choice within Melbourne. Blues Bar & Grill has a contemporary feel offering the very best food, service and presentation. The funky bar lounge and great outdoor terrace is very popular. Close to the airport and a short tram into the heart of Melbourne's CBD, makes us a great location for any traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

Address: 701 Swanston St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: €93 - €202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges on Swanston Melbourne 4.5*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#47 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#79 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“Beware the single, slow lift - perhaps a low floor is advisable?”
mvpalmer, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you have breakfast here.”
shaynekj72, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the west side are much quieter.”
kraml, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room away from Main Street as trams very noisy.”
Mero61, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from the lift was quiet - could not hear other quests.”
heatherwils0n, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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