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4.1 out of 5

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By a verified traveller on Fri 31 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

At Rydges on Swanston - Melbourne you'll be within just a 5-minute stroll of University of Melbourne and within 15 minutes of RMIT University. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a conference centre.

All 107 rooms feature LCD TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, sitting areas, and coffee/tea makers. Fridges and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. In-room massages, safes, and hairdryers are also available.

The restaurant, Blues Bar and Grill, serves Modern European cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. 5382 square feet (500 square metres) of event facilities include conference rooms, and other business amenities include a business centre. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a fitness centre, and a coffee shop/café. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Carlton hotel include Royal Melbourne Hospital and Melbourne Museum.

Standard King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$129 per night

Standard Queen Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Queen Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Parkview King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Rydges on Swanston - Melbourne ratings based on 1,041 Verified Reviews

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5 out of 5

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4 out of 5

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3 out of 5
Great area to all city attrations and public transports .

Posted by on 9 Apr. 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Good location close to CBD yet a bit quieter. Plenty of amenities nearby

Posted by on 28 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
We really enjoyed the location...we could walk down to the city or get a tram...and so close to Lygon Street. Only complaint we had was that we did not get Channel 9 on our TV coverage....other than that, all good!

Posted by on 19 Mar. 2019

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3 out of 5

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4 out of 5

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4 out of 5
There was dirty grout in shower in bathroom, this should not be in this condition when rooms are being booked. Not happy

Posted by on 14 Mar. 2019

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3 out of 5
Room was good, comfortable bed. Windows did not open which is a big drawback. I liked the complementary pastries which at reception!

Posted by on 11 Mar. 2019

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About the Rydges on Swanston - Melbourne

Location 701 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business centre on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 5382 square feet (500 square metres) and includes conference centres. A fitness centre, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities are also featured at the business-friendly Rydges on Swanston - Melbourne. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Carlton hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 107 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 5382 sq ft of conference space
  • 500 sq. m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (21.7 km / 13.5 mi)
  • Train station: Flinders Street Station (2.6 km / 1.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Rydges on Swanston - Melbourne offers 107 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Blues Bar and Grill – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 40.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

A 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 30 for adults and AUD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40.0 per day
  • 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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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.