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Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
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Horsham, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable Room, great Bed Only downside is the ONE VERY SLOW LIFT!!. Do hope they upgrade it soon. Restaurant is very reasonable and overlooking the delightful Lincoln Park, Carlton. Car park can be difficult due to layout, but easy access to Hotel

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear david E, Many thanks for sharing your review in regards to your recent stay at Rydges on Swanston. I was happy to see that you found the room and the bed were comfortable. I agreed with you that the lift was slow when there were many conference delegates staying while you were here. We have also investigated that the...

Estepona, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hotel, fantastic reception staff, nothing was to much trouble, from adaptor plugs, extra towels, lost property, printing airline boarding passes and storing luggage. They were all friendly, professional and efficient. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, our room was great and the restaurant was excellent.

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear barbarajeavons, What a wonderful review - thank you for sharing with other travelers! It's always great to see how much guests are enjoying their time here with us. I'm so glad to see that you enjoyed our services, comfortable rooms and friendly staff. I do trust that we will see you again in the near future. Best regards, Andy...

Warrnambool, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best thing about this hotel is the position close to Lygon Street and the fabulous food. There is only one lift that has a very dirty carpet in it and a poor anti crush door. The room was clean but slightly on the small side as is the en-suite which has little room for toiletries. The breakfast was satisfactory...

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear travellerX49, Thank you for taking time to write your review about your recent visit. I am glad to see that you enjoyed the breakfast with eggs cooked to your order and found the location suited your need. Unfortunately we have only one lift due to the design of the building so it can be slow if there is high...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, close to Lygon St restaurants and close to the city. Great service and nice clean room. We have stayed here on several occasions and have dined in their restaurant which has always been great.

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear Michael P, What a wonderful review! Thank you for sharing your experience about your stay and for your loyalty to Rydges on Swanston. I totally agreed with you about the hotel location, it is closed to famous Lygon Street with many dining options. It was also great to see that you made it to our restaurant and had a...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A well appointed accommodation close to the market and other attractions. Check in was efficient and staff friendly. Breakfast was a wonderful experience and full marks to the Chef. - Great Muffin!! Room was comfortable and well laid out. Only one lift but even this did not distract from our stay. Highly recommend this hotel to others.

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear Brian W, Thank you for taking time to share your experience about your recent stay at Rydges on Swanston. It was fantastic to see that you had a wonderful stay and found the hotel and services suited your needs. I have forwarded your feedback to entire team especially James the breakfast chef. Once again thank you for your valuable...

Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a great stay. The service was wonderful (especially Jayden) Hope to stay here again soon. In a fantastic location, walking distance to the city and plenty of delicious restaurants within walking distance.

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear rebeccakb, Thank you for taking time to write your review in regards to your recent stay at Rydges on Swanston. I am glad to see that you had an enjoyable stay and received wonderful service from the staff, especially Jayden. I have forwarded your feedback to him for encouragement. And you are right about our location, just a very...

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

First time in Melbourne for a short break over Xmas and New year. This place offered whatever i need, great location, restaurant was a bit quiet but great food and drink. Will definitly stay here again. Also the staff at Rydges made me feel like home.

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear Nguyen Q, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review. It was great to see that you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel and had a comfortable stay with us. I do trust to see you again soon. Best Regards Andy Phan Front Office Manager

Reviewed 17 February 2017

If I had friends who told me which hotel I would stay again if I was in Melbourne, I would definitely say Rydges would be the top of the list. I really enjoyed my stay here! The hotel itself is close to the CBD which allows many travellers out of the country to explore the true definition of Melbourne during...

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear Drew K, WOW, what a wonderful review. Thank you so much for writing a very detailed review. It seems like you are regular traveler and has been experienced many different hotels. I am delighted to see that you had a chance to enjoy most facility on offer from the hotel; nothing is better than seeing guests love our products....

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Reception staff & bar staff were excellent. Friendly, obliging and keen to help. I didn't get to the motel until about 7 pm and the reception staff made sure I was informed about my dining choices , car parking and general facilities of the hotel.

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear GandD1959, Thank you for taking time to write such a wonderful review and for giving us 5/5 for your recent stay at Rydges on Swanston. It was excellent to see that the staff helped you with all the information you needed. I will make sure that the team will receive your wonderful feedback. I do trust that we will...

Albury, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good sized refurbished rooms and comfortable beds. Very comfortable, clean and well maintained rooms. A great bar and pool deck area and an excellent dining room breakfast with chef on hand to cook your eggs just how you like them. I am a returning patron and will definitely stay again and recommend to others. Only drawback is the very small...

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RydgesonSwanston, Front Office Manager at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, responded to this review

Dear tot005, Thank you for sharing your experience about your recent stay at Rydges on Swanston. I'm delighted to see that you had a great time and enjoyed the room and facilities on offer. It is also great to see that you enjoyed the dining room and breakfast where you can get the eggs cooked to your liking. And you...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Blue's Bar & Grill
Blue's Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Australian, Bar, Grill, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rydges on Swanston having undergone a multi-million dollar refurbishment both externally and internally has well and truly positioned itself as a hotel of choice within Melbourne. Blues Bar & Grill has a contemporary feel offering the very best food, service and presentation. The funky bar lounge and great outdoor terrace is very popular. Close to the airport and a short tram into the heart of Melbourne's CBD, makes us a great location for any traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges on Swanston Melbourne

Address: 701 Swanston St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: $161 - $475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges on Swanston Melbourne 4.5*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#46 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#86 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“Rooms away from the lift was quiet - could not hear other quests.”
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“Larger cars can be difficult to park in the hotel parking. Better rioom views over Lincoln Square.”
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“Rooms without a joining door would be quieter as can hear next room”
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