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Crest on Barkly Hotel

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47 Barkly St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182 Australia
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#10 of 17 hotels in St Kilda
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Crest on Barkly Hotel is located right behind No. 1 St Kilda Road Melbourne. Just 8 minutes from Melbourne's Central Business District. Our apartments are all fully self contained, you will find all the facilities you will need to feel at home away from home. Great for families, long stays and more.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Parking
Wifi
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
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Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Chinese and 5 more
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kookoo7 wrote a review Yesterday
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel room was generally rundown. Walls needed patching, painting and cleaning. Bathroom is tiny and it was all terribly tired. Would not classify this as 3 star. It wouldn’t take terribly much to improve some elements and give it the appearance of somewhere not so depressing. Would not recommend it :(
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Ann S wrote a review Aug 2020
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Just be careful staying here. During the second lockdown, not sure if it was supposedly people in isolation, or with no place to stay. However either way the "guests seem to run the place. Gathering in groups, no masks, and obviously running the place. The "security" had no control. They walked off or got in cabs. So perhaps not the best managed for COVID situations. A bit like what got us into the second lockdown. So even if in future, am very disappointed with the lack of control, and all to make a few bucks!!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from John P, General Manager at Crest on Barkly Hotel
Responded 28 Aug 2020
Dear Anne, Thanks for taking the time outlining your concerns. We are working under government guidelines assisting people in need and in crisis. Most importantly keeping them off the street. As you know Covid 19 does not discriminate and keeping people safe and in doors goes a long way to supporting the community. Sadly we cant control their movements. Crest hotel group is not part of any hotel quarantine program. Our guests get on with their normal lives obeying the current stage 4 lockdown restrictions. Mask wearing can sometimes be a challenge as to social distancing. The government has provided onsite 24/7 security to monitor this and ensure everyone is doing the right thing to the best of their ability. We provide free face masks and gloves to all our guests. There are also hand sanitiser stations in place throughout the property along with the necessary social distancing signage. The hotel also follows a strict COVID safe cleaning policy. Working with this type of accommodation is challenging and certainly not financially rewarding. Our reward is knowing our dedicated team delivers the best we can through this pandemic for the community.
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704cameronb wrote a review Apr 2020
Sydney, Australia551 contributions126 helpful votes
Located not far from Albert Park the hotel is quiet modern & easily accessible by car or public transport. Parking is available on site. The rooms are small but clean & well appointed. Unfortunately my bed had an extremely hard mattress so did make fit goodnights sleep. The walls are not well insulated so ask for room away from others to reduce the noise especially if close to downstairs lobby. There is a restaurant on site & numerous eateries nearby if you choose to eat out.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
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Awhit020 wrote a review Feb 2020
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Very poor parking was told there was parking only to find none was available until after 10 pm. The door to the on suite wouldn’t close due to a broken hinge. Guests across the hall where very loud, staff where aware but did nothing I had to ask the guests to at least close the door to their suite as the staff did not want to get involved! Booked for 2 nights left after the first the breakfast was great and the lady working that area was great as well
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Robyn G wrote a review Jan 2020
Townsville, Australia89 contributions40 helpful votes
We stayed here for 5 nights in a 3 bedroom self contained apartment which sits next to the main hotel (which is shown in the main picture on this page). It was quiet, we rarely heard other guests and heard no traffic noise whatsoever. The apartment was good sized with a king size bed, a queen size bed and two singles in the three rooms. The lounge consisted of a 6 seat dining table and two large couches and TV. There was also a TV in the main bedroom. The bathroom and toilet were separate and the kitchen had everything to make a proper meal. It was lovely to come home each day and find our beds made and new towels in the bathroom. Beds were very comfortable, better than what we have at home! We ate at the restaurant on our final night and it was delicious. I highly recommend eating there as service and food was of very high quality. Our only concern was the parking is rather tight and at times difficult to find on site. The underground parking is very small with columns everywhere so if you have a large car or are not the greatest parker you could dint your car. The outside parking for the apartments is a little better but there is only about 10 spots. I am unsure of how many apartments there are but we didn't feel there was enough parking either way. Public transport is just around the corner by way of trams so for most people you wouldn't need a car like we did. We would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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USD 49 - USD 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AustraliaVictoriaGreater MelbournePort PhillipSt Kilda
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Crest on Barkly Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Crest on Barkly Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Jewish Museum of Australia (0.3 km), Extreme Escape (0.1 km), and Alex Theatre St Kilda (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Crest on Barkly Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Crest on Barkly Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Crest on Barkly Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Crest on Barkly Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Crest on Barkly Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Milk the Cow, Fitzrovia, and Banff.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Crest on Barkly Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and a sauna during their stay.
Is Crest on Barkly Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of St Kilda.
Are any cleaning services offered at Crest on Barkly Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Crest on Barkly Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Crest on Barkly Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Melbourne Gaol (5.8 km), St. Patrick's Cathedral (5.3 km), and Rippon Lea Estate (2.8 km).