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Mantra on Russell Melbourne

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222 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#27 of 170 hotels in Melbourne
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Mantra on Russell is within close proximity to all of Melbourne's premium attractions including boutique shopping, famous eat streets and a superb array of cafes and bars, theatres, sporting venues and cultural experiences. Mantra on Russell offers studio and apartment-style rooms all featuring air-conditioning, fully-equipped kitchens, bathrooms, laundry facilities and most apartments also have a private balcony. For business travellers rooms can double as an office with direct-dial ISDN telephones with voicemail, data-point and broadband access in all rooms. With a range of facilities and services including 24-hour reception, concierge service, heated swimming pool, spa, fully-equipped gymnasium and Home Kitchen & Bar located within Mantra on Russell which provides breakfast, lunch, dinner and 24 hour room service. Undercover parking is available at a cost (height restriction 2.0 metres). Important information: In accordance with recent Government directives in response to slowing the spread of COVID-19, Hotel facilities may experience temporary closures or changes to operating times and/or services provided. Please contact our reception for further details. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.
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Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Nightclub / DJ
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wifi
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Kid-friendly buffet
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
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Self-serve laundry
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Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
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Non-smoking rooms
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Ingrid B wrote a review 24 Jan
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia3 contributions
Our family loved the modern, clean and spacious apartment at Mantra on Russell this past week. We felt very comfortable and loved the location for our city exploring and nearby Chinatown restaurants. The air conditioning was also great at a time when Melbourne turned on the heat - we had great fun in the pool and wished we could have stayed longer - the pool was a real favourite for our family. A big highlight was the service and assistance we received from our welcome staff member Luna - she looked after us so well for a whole range of requests and was very friendly. Now that we are back home we miss Luna and the Mantra - our son wants us to move to Melbourne because of our experience! Thank you Mantra on Russell - we will be back!
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Room Tip: The one bedroom apartment was a great size for our family of 3, very spacious
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Gadgetman65 wrote a review 24 Jan
Adelaide, Australia30 contributions21 helpful votes
We took an option this time for a 2br apartment.It was well spaced ,clean and comfortable.We were located higher up and had a good view of the city.The indoor pool was a bonus,not supervised .The restaurant was only open on certain days ,so we were left to buy groceries at the local Woolworths ,not far away .The only feedback we could give ,and it s been written in other reviews ,is the temperature in the shower flucuates ( extremely hot to cold).Also the toiletries provided,are barellyunreadable as to what they are.Overall check in /out was seemless,we would stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Room Tip: Higher rooms,supermarket 300 m away
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Resort705635 wrote a review 21 Jan
Frenchs Forest, Australia5 contributions6 helpful votes
Great location, friendly staff, One bedroom studio perfect and very comfortable . On the downside due to COVID the buffet breakfast not available 7 days per week. Would highly recommend. Definitely stay there again. As Accor members we would suggest Accor revise there policy of one free night per stay especially if your a couple and would like to use the two free nights in the one stay.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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lanipea wrote a review 19 Jan
Melbourne, Australia7 contributions3 helpful votes
We stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment which was comfortable and well equipped. Unfortunately,  a couple of hours after check in I found a used needle/syringe in the bathroom cupboard. Our 3 year old had been exploring the space since we arrived and I was horrified to think what could have happened had he discovered the needle before me. We notified staff and they were apologetic and offered us a new room. It was nearly 6pm and although we were glad to be moving to a cleaner room it was quite inconvenient - no offers of help from staff, or even a trolley to cart our things along the hallway to the new room. Compensation was complimentary breakfast, which was quite disappointing. No offer of even a minor upgrade in room type. It was an unpleasant experience and certainly tarnished the beginning of our getaway, and lowered our expectations of Mantra.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Dana F wrote a review 17 Jan
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Absolutely LOVED our stay at Mantra on Russell. It was close to everything and all the Trams. Melbourne Central was only a block away. Close to great restaurants and our room was spacious. We had the one bedroom apartment on level 6, with our own private large verandah it was like having our very own rooftop bar!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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USD 87 - USD 166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
AustraliaVictoriaMelbourneCentral Business District / Chinatown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
221
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mantra on Russell Melbourne
Which popular attractions are close to Mantra on Russell Melbourne?
Nearby attractions include Drinking History Tours (0.2 km), Old Melbourne Gaol (0.4 km), and Illusionaire Magic Show (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mantra on Russell Melbourne?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Mantra on Russell Melbourne?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Mantra on Russell Melbourne?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mantra on Russell Melbourne?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hochi Mama, Straight Outta Saigon, and Il Bacaro Cucina e Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Mantra on Russell Melbourne?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Mantra on Russell Melbourne have airport transportation?
Yes, Mantra on Russell Melbourne offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Mantra on Russell Melbourne?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Mantra on Russell Melbourne offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Mantra on Russell Melbourne?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Melbourne Gaol (0.4 km), St. Patrick's Cathedral (0.8 km), and Parliament House of Victoria (0.5 km).