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Alto Hotel on Bourke

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Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2015

From the time I phoned to book, through to check in, stay and departure, the staff were always professional, friendly and very helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable with everything you need for a short stay. The relaxation room was a great treat with the massage chairs and the 24/7 coffee station was perfect. The breakfast was delicious and...

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2Thank Lisa B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2015

After finding the Alto on trip advisor last year and a stay in October in the 1 bedroom spa apartment, I returned for a short two night stay in a studio queen apartment towards the back of the hotel. The room was clean, modern, comfortable with a comfortable soft top bed. Less noise than what you get in the spa...

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2Thank dagebow
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

We arrived tired and stressed. ..Andrew was wonderful. ..so helpful. ..hotel clean...neat sweet and petite. .not really a family place but we had no problems with the 2 year old. .. .close to all amenities...we stayed in a 2 room apartment with kitchen facilities. ..has tv in master bedroom. ..has foxtel and YouTube. ..free WiFi for all devices for as...

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3Thank Granny V
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We stayed 4 nights in a studio queen with breakfast incl, over the xmas break, level 2. The room was toward the back of the building hence away from any noise on Bourke Street. The rooms are clean modern and comfortable. The breakfast area is a great area to relax during the day and enjoy complimentary coffee / tea. The...

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3Thank Ourturnnow
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Thank heaven for Trip Advisor - if it wasn't for the high rating I would never have noticed The Alto. Now it's my preferred "return to" accommodation in Melbourne as it feels welcoming, safe and efficient. This building dates back to 1916, served for some time as "Unity Hall", and is on the Victorian Heritage Register. The refurbishment opened in...

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3Thank BVOS99
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2015

I knew that the Alto was a great choice from the efficient check-in and genuine welcome on my arrival. It enjoys a handy location close to the Skybus airport bus terminal, tram and train lines, and Southbank, which is an easy stroll away. My room had a huge TV with a complete Foxtel menu, fast free WiFi and a comfortable...

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3Thank deank03
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Staying with my sisters for a family catch up, this hotel is really welcoming in a very central location, well priced, with friendly staff. The beds are really comfortable, the apartment was clean and inviting. Outside noise was not a problem and the chance to have open doors and fresh air was very welcome. We have no hesitation in recommending...

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2Thank Anne K
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We stayed for 8 Nights over Xmas, booked early and got a great rate on a King apartment. No view in this room but the rest of the room was great. comfy bed with free wifi and foxtel included, I was either resting from shopping or watching basketball using the wifi. The staff were fantastic, location great. Could not fault...

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2Thank MarkNewton23
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

Whistle stop stay in Melbourne and The Alto delivered on all fronts. Great location close to train station, city centre and airport shuttle. Rooms were comfortable and clean with everything you need and were reasonably priced. Happy helpful service is important to me and every member of staff delivered on this front! I wish we were staying for another night!

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3Thank Sybil_Faulty
Hong Kong
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The hotel is right next to airport shuttle bus station and 5-min walk from shopping & dining area. It's kinda do it yourself hotel - it offers everything you need and you just need to serve yourself. Very nice staff and great value. Highly recommend.

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Central Business District
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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melbourne's multi-award winning 4 star eco-friendly boutique apartment hotel that is Carbon Neutral, Green Star and Green Globe accredited.Located in the centre of Melbourne city within a 2 minute walk of the airport express shuttle, shopping, train station and free tram zone. Easy walk to major attractions. Features include rooms, studios & apartments, restaurant & bar, library & book exchange with complimentary espresso coffee, car parking, gym access, massage room & free wifi internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alto Hotel on Bourke

Address: 636 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: $174 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alto Hotel on Bourke 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Alto Hotel Melbourne
Alto Bourke
Alto Hotel On Bourke Melbourne, Victoria
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Melbourne
#7 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#8 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
#9 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#15 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
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“Some rooms have stairs, so check when booking if this is not suitable for you.”
 of 5 bubbles CarrieB76, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our executive King room was comfortable and very well-equipped.”
 of 5 bubbles Jennie6327, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles ruthiebv, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to face front if can as rooms facing train station were a bit loud.”
 of 5 bubbles BextcWandering, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Not facing Bourke Street”
 of 5 bubbles meg1421946, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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