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Albany, WA
Reviewed 5 October 2014

These apartments in East Melbourne are well appointed and quiet, being off the main street, yet a 3 minute walk to the tram stop. I stayed here 3 nights and it felt like home. Off-street parking for $10 per night. Only needed this one night as I got to Melbourne too late to ditch the hire car. 6 pm close...

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Frontdesk160, Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Stoz-ichi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review, we really appreciate the feedback. We strive to make our guests stay as comfortable as possible and are thrilled that we have met your expectation in all area's. We really look forward to have you stay again with us in the future. Kind regards Christine Hanson...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

Had to go to Melbourne for a hospital visit and this place was within walking distance so decided to stay there. Big mistake as the room was dirty and smelly. Should have stayed in the city. If you have pets it might be ok as it is pet friendly but if you have allergies then is definitely a no go.

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Frontdesk160, Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Dear rodders122, Thank you for taking the time to write your review about your stay at Birches Serviced apartments. Your feedback is important to us so that we can ensure that we uphold our high standards for every guest. We would love you to contact us by phone so that we can get the specific issues so we can address...

Bangor, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Great value, easy walk to MCG, Rod Laver and transport. Rooms are clean and spacious. Plenty of places to eat nearby if you don't want to cook. Off street parking for extra fee. Concierge is extremely helpfull. Only thing to consider is the stairs if you have a lot of luggage. We will use these apartments for all future trips...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We stayed at this place last week. It is a good place to stay, close to CBD, good spaced apartment and it is dog friendly. Very friendly and helpful staff. You will have to pay extra for the dog and secured parking. Recommended.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Lovely comfortable two room apartmen with kitchent. Very well priced and located just outside the CBD. Tram to Collins St 200m away or 300m to train to Southern Cross or Flinders St. stations. Very quiet unlike the smaller hotels in the CBD, with double the space and no early morning cleaning/delivery trucks, traffic, etc. Staff very helpful and friendly. Secure...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Very good price and friendly concierge. It was an early morning wake up for this light sleeper though, with traffic noise being disturbing at 6am on a Saturday, even with the windows closed. Great blockout curtains, and clean bathroom. Shower was a bit hot and cold. Probably wont stay again purely because of being able to hear everything going on...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 July 2014

These renovated apartments are close to the city. (10 minutes walk to spring street) or a short cab or tram ride. Right near fitzroy Gardens, so great for a walk or run. The rooms are basic, clean and pretty comfortable, nothing flash, but OK for the price. Drawbacks - the rooms are not very sound proof and you get a...

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Adelaide, South Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2014

This is the 6th time over several years we have stayed here. Always good. Great location, easy tram to the city, secure parking, easy walking to good eating places. Friendly staff. Any problems attended to quickly.

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Frontdesk160, Manager at Birches Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled that you have stayed with us 6 times and look forward to you staying with us again in the future. We always try and accommodate our guests when they request a floor so please continue to ask for the first floor. Our Management changed last August and...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2014

What a great location to everything that is Melbourne...close to tram and north Richmond station..just down Victoria Parade and over Hoddle Street are many restaurants Asian grocers supermarkets etc...the other way you have an IGA grocery store and a great restaurant called Grocery Bar which we ate at a couple of times these are in the Tribeca Centre which is...

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Swan Hill, Australia
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Four of us stayed here for one night and so we booked a double room and a room with two singles. On arrival we were given two doubles, which wasn't a problem as there was a sofa bed in the lounge of each. However, I wouldn't suggest using the sofa bed as you could feel the bar and springs in...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Birches Serviced Apartments offer fully equipped and spacious apartments with all the comforts of home, featuring full kitchen with microwaves and hotplates, Free Wifi and much more. A beautiful common court-yard with BBQ facilities with a veggie and herb garden are at the disposal of guests. What's more our guests can also use the bicyles provided free of charge throughout their stay to ride around the city centre. Rooms recently refurbished and freshened up under New Management since August 2013. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birches Serviced Apartments

Address: 160 Simpson Street | Corner Albert Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: €91 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Birches Serviced Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“rooms on the side street are probably quieter - where we stayed”
 of 5 bubbles mrhwalsh, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is cool. Happy to walk up stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles l0ij, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“End rooms have less foot traffic via walkways.”
 of 5 bubbles gretchenw564, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Close your windows at night as traffic noise can sound really loud at night as it is a very quiet street.”
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“Great location. Pet friendly”
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