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Alston Apartments Hotel

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All reviewslygon stnova cinemanational exhibition centreexhibition buildingsmelbourne unigreat locationrestaurants cafestowel railan extra beda lot of noisenight's sleepstreet noiseclose proximitypublic transportone night staycomfortable bedbedroom apartment
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good location, close to city, has some parking available which is handy. Was neat and clean, kitchen/dining a bit small in our apartment but beds were fantastic and comfy. Would recommend this place if you want to be close to lygon st and city 😁

Thank T W
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Noticed on my credit card that Alston Apts had deducted from my card a charge for car parking I never requested or had need of. I informed their reception person about the mistake and requested a refund. He undertook to look into it and get...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We booked a 2 bedroom/full kitchen apartment for 3 adults at a very good price. Everything was as expected- the bedrooms were large,and the beds comfortable. It was very hot so the air con came in very handy. The bathroom could do with a little...More

Thank peamac
Response from AlstonApartments, Guest Relations Manager at Alston Apartments HotelResponded 7 April 2018

Dear Peamac, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We appreciate your feedback and in the meantime, we will improve on the issues that require attention. Do come back again and take advantages of our return guest incentives.

Reviewed 10 March 2018

My friend and I booked an apartment about 10 days in advance, we arrived to find out the room we booked had been given to someone else staying but they’re still expecting us to pay the amount for the room we wanted. about $70 difference....More

Thank tahliac7
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Modern studio apartment with full kitchen perfect for a business stay. Located seconds to wws, lygon st and Melbourne uni. Nice and friendly reception staff. Nice Campose cafe right down stairs providing nice food and coffee with quite a reason price. Reception located on level...More

Thank Ryan C
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Alston Apartments Hotel is offering a mix of architecturally designed Studio and Two Bedroom apartment-style accommodation for corporate, families, couples, and leisure travelers. Whether you are here ...More for 1 night, a week, or a month - with Woolworth supermarket (between central Lygon/Drummond St) so close and our well-equipped kitchenettes in your apartment, you can prepare and cook your own simple meals at anytime. All apartments have the following features to ensure your stay is enjoyable and pleasant. • Modern well-equipped Kitchenette with pot, pan, plates, bowls, cups, cutlery & utensils, wine glass, mugs, fridge, two burner stove, built-in dishwasher, microwave, grill, convection oven, tea-coffee making facilities, toaster and kettle plus rice cooker upon request. • FREE and unlimited Wi-Fi throughout the building • Prestige Queen Size beds (with pillow top) to ensure you have a comfortable rest • Large 82 cm LCD TV, and DVD player on request • Individually controlled heating/air-conditioning system in your apartment • En-suite bathroom with shower and complimentary toiletries • Double glazed windows throughout plus windows open to let in fresh air. All windows come with full black out blinds. • Individual hot water unit in each apartment • Dining table and Chairs • Writing desk and Chair in the apartment (subject to availability) • Private balcony/ in-room patio in most apartments (subject to availability) Within the hotel we also have: • Onsite Laundry room with commercial Washing machines and Dryers • Lift access to all floors • CCTV cameras throughout the Building for added security • Large rooftop terrace with CBD views • In-door patio area • Pleasant and friendly Staff who is willing to go the extra mile to ensure your stay is pleasant Where are we? We are positioned in the food haven of Melbourne - the cosmopolitan Carlton and Lygon St, otherwise known as Little Italy due to its selection of delicious Italian Restaurants. Located at 138 Elgin Street, a short 2 minutes walk to Lygon Shopping Centre where you will find the NOVA Cinema, Woolworth Supermarket, the popular Brunetti Cafe, and a selection of fashion stores. Alston Apartments Hotel is a heritage building with modern apartments on the inside. The apartments are on Level 1 and 2 and all rooms are double glazed, therefore if you are seeking a quiet place to rest, this is it. Furthermore, at the ground floor we have CAMPOS Cafe who brewed their own coffees early in the morning- perfect for those who know their Coffees. Please note. The building is strictly Non-Smoking. However, guests who wish to smoke are encouraged to book an apartment with balcony/or open patio and firmly close the sliding doors. Otherwise, there is an indoor patio area. Alston Apartments Hotel is located very close to the following fantastic Melbourne icons: Carlton Gardens (and Children's playground), Royal Exhibition Building, CBD, Melbourne Museum, Imax Theatre and Melbourne University (8 mins walk), and major hospitals. The closest Tram stop is at the intersection of Lygon and Elgin Street - only 2 mins walk away, and the Tram will take you directly to CBD via Swanston Street. Tram number 1 or 8. Bus Stops are located right outside our property. In a nutshell:- •Campos Cafe/ Restaurant located at Alston Apartments Hotel ground floor -Dine, Shop, and meet up at the famous "Lygon Street". •Queen Victoria Market and Melbourne Zoo is just a tram ride away. •City centre: 2 - 3 minute car drive or 25-30 minute walk. •CITY Tourist Bus around the corner, only 2 minute walk from the apartments. •Carlton YMCA Fitness Centre (swimming pool, Gym, Weights, Sauna, & Spa) is only 4-5 mins walk. •Melbourne Museum (12 mins walk) •IMAX cinema (12 mins walk) •Melbourne University (8 mins walk) •Royal Exhibition Building (10 mins walk) •Carlton Gardens (10 mins walk) •St Vincent Hospital (10 minutes walk). •Royal Melbourne & Children Hospital (5 mins drive) •Dental Hospital & old Royal Women's Hospital (10 mins walk) We have plenty of brochures on Tour packages, attractions, Things to Do in Melbourne, and activities, we can recommend you the places to visit, and shop. Overall, our friendly Staff will go the extra mile to ensure your stays are pleasant. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 88 - USD 144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Alston Apartments Hotel Melbourne, Victoria
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 88 - USD 144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Alston Apartments Hotel Melbourne, Victoria
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
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