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    Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

    701 Swanston St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent31%
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    • Average19%
    • Poor7%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
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    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    The staff member on the front counter was excellent. She chased down our Airport shuttle which was already fifty metres from the front entrance and travelling down the road, when she noticed my son had left his iPad in reception. Great customer service.More

    Thank Frank B
    Response from RydgesonSwanston, General Manager at Rydges on Swanston MelbourneResponded 12 August 2017

    Dear Frank B, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience and for acknowledging the outstanding service you received. In our industry many guests often feel compelled to express their frustrations however I applaud you for taking the time to illustrate the...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    Good size double queen room, loved that you have your own air con! Shower sprayed water over bathroom floor and beds were a little firm but other than that we loved it and will be back! Well stocked mini bar as well :)

    Thank Apacheblue
    Response from RydgesonSwanston, General Manager at Rydges on Swanston MelbourneResponded 12 August 2017

    Dear Apacheblue, Thanks for the feedback. Glad you took advantage of the air conditioning and mini bar, both are great creature comforts to have in the middle of winter! Look forward to seeing you back here soon. Kind Regards, Grant

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    Booked a spa suite for myself and my partner last week, and overall the room was great. The staff I couldn't fault at all, each interaction we had with them they were polite and courteous. However a few things that I feel let the hotel...More

    Thank Daniel_Harmer
    Response from RydgesonSwanston, General Manager at Rydges on Swanston MelbourneResponded 9 August 2017

    Dear Daniel, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience at Rydges on Swanston. It's so nice to hear you found the room great and the staff so polite and courteous. We aim to execute this standard of service for all guests so the...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2017

    Great value hotel very friendly and helpful staff, room was warm and clean great food and happy hour was good value Nice easy walk to Lygon Street and Restaurants Tram stop at door step made it easy to get around town. We will defiantly stay...More

    Thank markdA8415QI
    Response from RydgesonSwanston, General Manager at Rydges on Swanston MelbourneResponded 7 August 2017

    Dear markdA8415QI, Thank you for taking the time to review Rydges on Swanston. We're thrilled to hear you had such a fantastic stay and look forward to seeing you back here soon, hopefully to take advantage of happy hour once again! Until then.... Kind Regards,...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    The hotel was nice in organizing extra wishes and even getting some cream cheese for the bagels in the morning. Very weird they hadn't realized themselves that offering bagels without creamcheese does not make much sense. The breakfast buffet in general was alright, but got...More

    Thank Isa V
    Response from RydgesonSwanston, General Manager at Rydges on Swanston MelbourneResponded 26 July 2017

    Dear Isa V, So glad to hear the hotel staff were so accommodating and equally glad you received the cream cheese - better late than never! Rest assured, we'll have it in a more appropriate location when you're next in town (on the buffet). Thanks...More

    Quest Carlton on Finlay
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • 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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    • USD 104 - USD 251 (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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    Ben H
    27 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
    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
    17 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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