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    Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

    701 Swanston St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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          US$118
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          Overview
          • Excellent30%
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          • Average19%
          • Poor7%
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
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          Multilingual Staff
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          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          Stayed here for a conference. Very comfortable room, spacious, clean and welcoming. Very quiet, in a university precinct so not much passing traffic noise. Bed was super comfy, spa bath relaxing and would be happy to stay here again.More

          Thank Kim J
          Response from RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

          Dear Kim J, Thank you very much for taking time to share your review in regards to your recent stay at Rydges on Swanston. I am thrilled to see that you had a comfortable stay and found the accommodation was suitable your needs. I am...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I stayed here while travelling to Melbourne for business. Although I didn't book the accommodation I would definitely stay there again as it is very close to restaurants in Lygon St and food places. Although the room was a little lacking in lighting which alot...More

          Thank muljh
          Response from RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

          Dear muljh, Thank you for sharing you experience in regards to your recent stay at Rydges on Swanston. I am pleased to see that you found the location was suitable your needs, I am totally agree with you that the hotel is only a short...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Wonderful trip to Melbourne with my friends cannot be mentioned our lovely Rydges on Swanston which made our trip far way better than what we expected when I made a booking online. We spent 3d2n there for my partners bday. We stayed in Spa room...More

          Thank Baohoang1607
          Response from RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

          Dear Baohoang1607, Thank you for taking time to share your review and for giving 5 star. It was wonderful to see that you had a memorable stay with us. It was also a pleasure to see that you enjoyed the spa room and found the...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          I was there for the ausdoc conference on the weekend of may 5/6 . While some staff were very helpful it was hard to get information. As i was part of the committee i did have some dealings with your staff. Your antiquated lift doesn't...More

          Thank John J
          Response from RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

          Dear John J, Thank you for sharing your feedback in regards to your recent visit at Rydges on Swanston. I am disappointed to see that you did not have the best experience during the time you were at the hotel. Your concern in regards to...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          The people running it do so by the skin of their teeth and lie by omission to attract business. The staff camaraderie exists at the expense of guests. The lift is slow and inadequate. The coordination between departments is appalling and the customer is not...More

          Thank groldis
          Response from RydgesonSwanston, General Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

          Dear Spaxfield, Thank you for sharing your opinion, I’m sorry you felt the event did not meet your expectations. We are surprised by your comments, the feedback the hotel received from the committee and a number of attendees during the post event debrief was very...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • 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
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$90 - US$721 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #47 Business Hotel in Melbourne
          • #80 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 107
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Ben H
          Is the pool deck open to the public for food and beverage service?
          26 February 2017|
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          Response from Grant F | Property representative |
          Hi Ben H Sorry the pool & bar is only open for privately booked events Thanks Grant
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          Deirdre S
          Hello. Looking to stay somewhere near the CBD early March for work. Is the free in-room wifi only available to club members (or similar) AND is there cable tv in rooms for free? thanks
          18 January 2017|
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          Response from RydgesonSwanston | Property representative |
          Hi Deirdre S, Thank you for interesting in booking with Rydges on Swanston, we do offer complementary wifi through out the hotel to our guest for convenience. unfortunately we don't offer free cable TV in room. if you would... More
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          maggieAmman
          Hi - i am staying in your hotel for 3 days - does it have car parking ? thank you
          16 November 2016|
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          Response from RydgesonSwanston | Property representative |
          Hi, Yes the hotel does have car parking. It is $25 per day per vehicle and subject to availability. Best Regards Brendan Spanswick Front Office Manager
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          "Not one of the old ones."
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          "upper floors back rooms quieter"
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          "Room facing park"
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          "Beware the single, slow lift - perhaps a low floor is advisable?"
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