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InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

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Celebrated as one of the world’s hottest and best new hotels by both Conde Nast Traveler and Wallpaper* magazines, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is a fascinating example of the city’s fusion of old and new. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto represents the resurrection of one of the city’s last remaining examples of 19th Century Victorian Gothic architecture into a timeless and inspiring luxury hotel. Its city centre location on Collins Street is at the heart of the laneways, attractions and experiences that give Melbourne its international appeal. Behind the Gothic façade is a sleek yet intimate hotel that is home to two very different bars – the Bluestone Wine Lounge and the Market Lane Bar – and a variety of dining establishments, including Alluvial Restaurant and Guy Grossi’s exciting new venture, Merchant. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto has also teamed up with Shannon Bennett, providing valet parking for his new Vue de monde restaurant on the 55th floor of the adjacent Rialto building. InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto’s warmth and exceptional service belies its size, with more than 250 guest rooms across two soaring wings, including a stunning collection of suites as well as the exclusive Club InterContinental lounge and facilities for premium guests. The hotel’s rooftop is also a destination itself, home to the kitchen’s own market garden and beehives, the Scandinavian-inspired swimming pool and the glass-encased fitness centre overlooking the Melbourne cityscape. Also available is the luxurious candle-lit East Day Spa offering east-meets-west treatments and therapies. Before guests arrive, they can take advantage of the concierges’ passion and Insider knowledge of the city. Chief Concierge, James Ridenour and his team are the key to authentic experiences of the real Melbourne and everything the city has to offer.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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I'd booked a standard room months prior to checking in. Upon check in, I was upgraded to a club room with club lounge access which was a lovely surprise and treat for my daughters and I. Our suite room was very spacious. The hotel is located below the rialto towers so if you
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The Hotel located pretty central and also in walking distances to the southern cross railway station. Great Check in, easy and problem-less. The room are fantastic, however I would like to point out that the bathroom is pretty small. Breakfast is not like I have seen in other
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The Hotel is only a few walking minutes form Southern Cross Station. The check in was easy, and smooth. The room was fantastic, with fast Wi-Fi connection. The breakfast dishes compared to other Intercontinental Hotel was a bit lean
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We visit Melbourne regularly and this was our first and final stay at this hotel.We stayed for 5 nights but found it below the star rating of 4.5 stars. There is no atmosphere or welcoming feel to this hotel or comfortable lounge area to sit. It’s not situated in a good location
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Response from InterContinentalMlb, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Snobz, Thank you so much for sharing your review from your recent stay with us in Melbourne. I am so sorry to hear that you encountered difficulties with your stay and that we did not meet your expectations. We appreciate all comments and I have forwarded your comments to our Director of Food and Beverage for their review. The Director of Food and Beverage would very much like you to be in contact with her so she may review your feedback with her to better understand your concerns. Please feel free to contact the hotel at your convenience. Again I am sorry we did not meet your expectations. Sincerely yours, James Ridenour Chief Concierge
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This was an older hotel. Pleasant but nothing too special expect for the continental breakfast which was very nicely done with so much variety. No pool and couldn't use balcony because of some safety concerns.
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Response from InterContinentalMlb, Manager at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Diana N, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for sharing your kind review of your recent stay with us in Melbourne and thank you for your kind comments on the excellent variety offered at our breakfast. I am sorry you did not get the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful pool and gym during your stay with us. I hope that we might have the opportunity to welcome you back to the hotel again soon. Once again thank you for your feedback. Kind regards, James Ridenour Chief Concierge
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I don’t think there is babysitting available through the hotel directly (like a kids club) but I have no doubt they could organise something for you. Contact concierge at the hotel.
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Sorry I don't work for the company, have only reviewed it. I would be surprised if they didn't.
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Yes they do have
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No it's free
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Hi, it's 7.4km away from intercontinental hotel. By car 15min, by public transport 28 min. (Train and bus)
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"Club Floor on the Rialto side of the building."
"Choose a renovated room"
"Rooms back from Collins street"
"King size bed was wonderful."
"Request a non-adjoining room as our neighbors partied until 2am and AWAY from the elevator because those dings are loud!"
USD 158 - USD 459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
intercontinental melbourne the rialto hotel melbourne
AustraliaVictoriaMelbourneCentral Business District
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