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Arrow On Swanston

488 Swanston St Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053 Australia
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#143 of 168 hotels in Melbourne
Located on Swanston Street, Arrow on Swanston offers comfortable, convenient and value for money serviced apartments ranging from studio, one and two-bedroom apartments to fit the single traveller, couple or the family. Our self-contained 3.5 star self-rated serviced apartments are fully furnished with modern amenities to suit your needs. Arrow on Swanston is perfectly situated in the heart of Melbourne, surrounded by entertainment, tourist attractions and sporting venues. Having tram stops just outside our doorstep allows easy access to anywhere in Melbourne.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Paid internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Coffee shop
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Car park
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Vending machine
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Chinese, Indonesian and 1 more
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Yulia B wrote a review Jun 2021
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I was in a predicament and had booked very late on the night of my stay. Rocking up within five minutes of my booking, the staff at the reception was very friendly and accommodated my needs despite ill notice. The staff was even friendly enough to upgrade my room for the stay at no cost and had allocated me her personal phone number if there was any trouble during my stay. I felt incredibly welcomed and well looked after, highly recommend this accommodation for your stay and am grateful for the staff.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Nick H wrote a review Apr 2021
Adelaide, Australia48 contributions26 helpful votes
Avoid at all costs You might be thinking about staying here because it’s fairly a inexpensive apartment product in a relatively good location. DO NOT and allow me to repeat myself DO NOT stay at this hotel, the rooms are revolting and the balcony doors do not lock leaving you ripe for robbery. I stayed here for a weekend with a couple of friends and while we were out at a football game our room was burglarised with an assortment of electronics and jewellery stolen. I’ve never seen a hotel in my life display such a wonton disregard for their guests safety and security. Trust me guys whatever money you save by choosing this hotel will not be worth it, please stay elsewhere.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Tan wrote a review Dec 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
My daughter stayed at the Arrows student accomodation wing in 2020 from Feb to Nov . At the end of the stay , Arrows is suppose to provide the bond claim form for the students to start the bond ( 1 month deposit ) reclaim procedure . However despite several inquiries for the form at the counter as well as multiple emails follow through , no response whatsoever was received by the tenants . This is very suspicious and we suspect Arrows have no intention whatsoever to cooperate to enable the refund . This is a very unprofessional conduct on the part of the entity . Further action for official complaint will be lodged with the relevant Melbourne authority accordingly . So all future student accommodation potential tenants please beware and think twice before committing .
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Italo Navarro wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Terrible staff, without some customer orientation. During my period in this hotel I had a lot of problems: 1 - Television did not work during one week. 2 - Days without housekeeping. 3 - Wi-fi connection without service and the password was changed without reason a lot of times 4 - Wrong fees aplyed in my contract 5 - Reception team did not solve any problem by phone. All messages were: Please come to respection
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Roobs G wrote a review Mar 2020
18 contributions15 helpful votes
Don’t expect Champaign with a beer budget!! This hotel was clean, staff were friendly and helpful. Room was a twin with two rooms, fridge microwave ect, small n cozy. Location was convenient with a tram stop right out front. I booked then read reviews which I was worried what I’d be walking into, and seriously people need to get a grip. If u want the ritz pay for it!! I would definitely stay again if needed.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
2 Helpful votes
USD 48 - USD 102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arrow On Swanston
Which popular attractions are close to Arrow On Swanston?
Nearby attractions include Old Melbourne Gaol (0.3 km), Queen Victoria Market (0.4 km), and Melbourne Watch Company (0.04 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Arrow On Swanston?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a fitness centre, internet access, and self serve laundry.
Which room amenities are available at Arrow On Swanston?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Arrow On Swanston?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Arrow On Swanston?
Yes, a parking garage and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Arrow On Swanston?
Conveniently located restaurants include Da Guido La Pasta, Kazuki's, and El Rincon.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Arrow On Swanston?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Arrow On Swanston?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese, Thai, and Indonesian.
Are there any historical sites close to Arrow On Swanston?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Melbourne Gaol (0.3 km), St. Patrick's Cathedral (1.2 km), and Parliament House of Victoria (1.1 km).
Is Arrow On Swanston accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.