4.6 out of 5

"Overall everything was excellent. Staff couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. I would definitely stay there again and highly recommend it. " More

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Hotel Description

Mantra on Russell puts you in the heart of Melbourne, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Her Majesty's Theatre and Bourke Street Mall. Highlights at this aparthotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy an LCD TV with cable channels, and each apartment features a sitting area, WiFi, and a coffee/tea maker. A minibar provides refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like a fridge, a microwave, and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding. Free newspapers, a safe, and a hairdryer are also available.

The restaurant, Home Kitchen & Bar, is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy the fitness centre, spa tub, and sauna. Business travelers can take advantage of a 24-hour business centre and limo/town car service. Added amenities include WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4.5-star Chinatown aparthotel include Princess Theatre and Old Melbourne Gaol.

Studio Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$169 per night

Two Bedroom Premium Apartment

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Two Bedroom Dual Key Apartment

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

One Bedroom Apartment - Unserviced

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Two Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

One Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Mantra on Russell ratings based on 1,034 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mantra on Russell

Everyone (512) Couples (351) Business (1) Family (170)
5 out of 5
Great position. Friendly and very helpful staff. Spacious room. Overall we had a great weekend stay.

Posted by on 17 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Feb. 2019 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your recent stay with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
Everything was great! Julia is a fantastic receptionist, she is definitely an asset to you’re company. She made our stay comfortable, stress free and was very helpful. Thank you Julia! we will be back for sure. Breakfast was good and rooms are cleaned daily.

Posted by on 13 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Feb. 2019 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Thank you for such amazing feedback, in particularly about Julia from our front desk team. I have passed on your comments and they are greatly appreciated. We hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
The front counter staff were so helpful. Great place to stay in Melbourne.

Posted by on 9 Feb. 2019

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14 Feb. 2019 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Hi Mark, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. I am delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
Very spacious rooms, breakfast wasn't the greatest, not a lot of choice for a buffet

Posted by on 7 Feb. 2019

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14 Feb. 2019 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Wow! Thank you so much for a 5 star review!!! We really appreciate it. We hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
Lovely staff, we were lucky enough to receive an upgrade. Welcoming atmosphere and close to everything in Melbourne CBD.

Posted by on 28 Jan. 2019

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30 Jan. 2019 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Thank you so much!!!! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Jan. 2019

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22 Jan. 2019 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
I love coming for the Australian Open and staying at the mantra on russell. The location is amazing and the accommodation always spacious and consistently of a very high standard.

Posted by on 17 Jan. 2019

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22 Jan. 2019 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Thank you for your fantastic review. We hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
Very helpful pleasant staff. I think the quality of the breakfast could be improved.

Posted by on 6 Jan. 2019

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8 Jan. 2019 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Thank you so much for your review. We hope to see you again! Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
I was thrilled to get up graded to a one bedroom apartment. The room was great just what I needed for my little city escape. Thank you.

Posted by on 3 Jan. 2019

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8 Jan. 2019 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Thank you for your review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed the complimentary upgrade and we hope to see you back again soon! Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Dec. 2018

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31 Dec. 2018 by Karl Henry - Hotel Manager

Thank you for your 5 star review of Mantra on Russell. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Karl Henry Hotel Manager

Property Features

As a guest of Mantra on Russell, you'll find an indoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness centre. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are available in public spaces for a fee. Business amenities include a 24-hour business centre and a limo/town car service. Event space at this aparthotel measures 2153 square feet (200 square metres). The business-friendly Mantra on Russell also features tour or ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Melbourne aparthotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 220 guestrooms or units
  • 13 levels
  • 2153 sq ft of conference space
  • 200 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2000
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Food/drink service (free)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (23.7 km / 14.7 mi)
  • Train station: Flinders Street Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Parliament Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Mantra on Russell offers 220 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Melbourne aparthotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Home Kitchen & Bar – This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

A complimentary food shopping service is offered and guests can order late-night fare from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance for details. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Airport transport is offered 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per day.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

A surcharge applies for use of the sofa bed in the Two Bedroom Premium Apartment category. For more details please contact the property with the contact details received after booking.

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

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 22 and AUD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 25.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 25.00 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: AUD 25 per day (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 75.00 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 35.00 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 per night
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

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