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3.8 out of 5

"Right place at the right time " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 04 May 2021

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Hotel Description

At Dorset Gardens Hotel you'll be within a 20-minute walk of The Public Brewery and 3.7 km (2.3 mi) from Tarwin Drive Reserve. Highlights at this motel include free in-room WiFi.

Flat-screen TVs, phones, and irons/ironing boards are featured in all 46 individually decorated rooms. Refrigerators and free toiletries are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and wedding services. Other amenities include a free manager's reception and laundry facilities. There's also RV/bus/truck parking, along with the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 3.5-star Croydon motel, attractions include Monash University and Sherbrooke Forest.

Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$90* Per night/room 8 Jul. - 9 Jul.

Family Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Five Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 4 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 9 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Dorset Gardens Hotel ratings based on 332 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Dorset Gardens Hotel

Everyone (183) Couples (65) Students (2) Family (86)
4 out of 5
Right place at the right time

Posted by on 4 May 2021

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4 May 2021 by Reception

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4 out of 5
The room was clean and beds were comfortable good food and entertainment at the hotel great value

Posted by on 22 Apr. 2021

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24 Apr. 2021 by Reception

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3 out of 5
Very dated property. Clean but 70s decor and furniture

Posted by on 16 Apr. 2021

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16 Apr. 2021 by Reception

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1 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Jan. 2021

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7 Jan. 2021 by Reception

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1 out of 5
Shocking facility. My bed had urine stains in it and I got food poisoning

Posted by , from Melbourne on 6 Jan. 2021

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7 Jan. 2021 by Reception

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4 out of 5
Good value, older style motel. Highly suitable if this part of Melbourne is where you need to stay.

Posted by on 24 Dec. 2020

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24 Dec. 2020 by Jessica

Thank you for the feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay

2 out of 5

Posted by on 28 Mar. 2020

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3 Apr. 2020 by Jessica

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2 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Feb. 2020

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26 Feb. 2020 by Reception

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Feb. 2020

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15 Feb. 2020 by Reception

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3 out of 5
Handy position. Shower very good. Room furniture needs updating

Posted by on 23 Jan. 2020

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24 Jan. 2020 by Reception

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About the Dorset Gardens Hotel

Location 335 Dorset Road, Croydon, VIC 3136

Property Features

A free manager's reception is offered daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A free area shuttle within 5 km is available. The business-friendly Dorset Gardens Hotel also features concierge services, laundry facilities, and an ATM. This 3.5-star Melbourne motel is smoke free.

  • 46 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1967
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • 1 conference room
  • Self-service laundry
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne Airport (MEL) (52.9 km / 32.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 5 km

Room Amenities

Dorset Gardens Hotel offers 46 accommodations with irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Food & Drink

The motel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 1:00 AM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 22 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available.

  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 22 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Dorset Gardens Hotel Croydon
  • Dorset Gardens Hotel
  • Dorset Gardens Croydon
  • Dorset Gardens
  • Dorset Gardens Hotel Croydon, Victoria, Australia
  • Dorset Gardens Hotel Motel
  • Dorset Gardens Hotel Croydon
  • Dorset Gardens Hotel Motel Croydon

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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