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Quality Hotel Downtowner on Lygon

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Traralgon, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed in Carlton many times and not always at the Downtowner. Our experience is that where ever we have stayed has offered value for money. Downtowner met our needs, Ideally located. Good parking Close to the action with a good breakfast deal This was the last night of 4 quick nights away Staff are all friendly Lygon street... More 

1 Thank ross_smith2
South Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thursday 01/12/2016 - 1 night stay - Room 331 Groupon voucher used but incurred $50 surcharge. This part was disappointing because we noticed that this hotel for a Friday night was available for $167 per night which was well less what we ended up paying for the voucher plus surcharge. Please be mindful when using Groupon with this hotel. Check-in... More 

1 Thank FREEDOM0710
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are happy to return to the Downtowner on Lygon when we visit Melbourne. This was our third stay and we stayed five nights before travelling to Adelaide. We enjoy being within walking distance of the CBD without actually staying in the CBD., so we are able to easily visit the main shops, the Victoria Market, and the Museum as... More 

Thank Diane M
Cairns, Australia
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am impressed with the service and polite staff and excellent clean room. I was not happy with the food at the restaurant , had singapore noodles with beef & vegetables and that was very heavy sauce, and the desert was not great either , the wine was good .I was up most of the night with a sick tummy,... More 

Thank Margaret N
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to stay. Very clean, comfortable and close to the City but far enough away to escape the busy city life. Close to the Old Melbourne Gaol, a short walk to Queen Victoria Markets and the food on Lygon Street caters for everyone's tastes.

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Canberra, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were attending a weekend conference at Melbourne Uni and, given its proximity to Lygon St, opted to revisit the Downtowner. It's been through upgrades over the past 46 years but still retains some lovely retro touches - a bathroom quite large by modern standards, a carpark that is not one of those squeezy subterranean tunnels, quite a bit of... More 

Thank IanF46
Ulverstone, Australia
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100 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed one night here and were very satisfied with our stay. The staff were all extremely friendly and helpful - letting us store our bags pre checkin and post checkin. It is in a perfect spot with many choices of places to eat on Lygon Street and near bottle shop too, if you fancy Greek, that area is... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for four nights in October 2016, for a stopover on the way to New Zealand. The location was brilliant, 10 minutes walk from central Melbourne. The hotel was clean and tidy and the staff couldn't have been more helpful, we arrived on an early morning flight and had emailed the hotel to ask if we could have an early... More 

Thank Debra F
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you are looking for a spotless hotel with friendly staff and parking, close to the city, parks AND the fabulous food of Lygon Street, stay at the Downtowner. Walk around the block to the Exhibition Centre and Museum in Carlton Gardens before feasting on the delights of Queen Victoria Markets or dinner in Lygon Street.

Thank Catriona G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Breakfast delicious with $5 upgrade for buffet. Hotel is ideally situated, near tram stop, restaurants and shopping centre nearby. East walk to Victoria Market.

Thank kezzroo

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Whether you're planning a weekend getaway, business trip or corporate event, your family, friends, guests and colleagues will be impressed with your choice of Downtowner on Lygon - Melbourne's reputable, premier midscale hotel, brilliantly located bordering cosmopolitan Carlton and the buzzing CBD.With five room sizes, exclusive packages, restaurant and cocktail lounge and a choice of on-site event facilities, The Downtowner on Lygon helps you tailor your perfect stay in Melbourne. Just read what our guests have to say. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quality Hotel Downtowner on Lygon

Address: 66 Lygon Street | corner of Lygon Street and Queensberry Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: $135 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Quality Hotel Downtowner on Lygon 4*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Melbourne
Quality Hotel Melbourne
Quality Hotel Downtowner On Lygon Melbourne, Victoria
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Melbourne
#12 Best Value Hotel in Melbourne
#14 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#34 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#38 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#50 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#55 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
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“Tell reception your wants and need, We were well placed”
 of 5 bubbles ross_smith2, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps a room with a view.”
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“I walked in and did not have a booking and mason behind the counter was fantastic I asked mason about a room with a bath. .”
 of 5 bubbles margaretn45, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The lift is slow but upstairs is quieter I think.”
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