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Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We couldn't fault our stay at the Alto Hotel on Bourke in any way (February 2017). It started with some super friendly customer service at front reception (it ended the same way also) and this set the tone for our stay. Everything was easy. The location of the Alto is basically perfect. It's close to Southern Cross Train Station on...

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1Thank Luke R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location right in town. We took the one bedroom apartment but were upgraded to the two bedroom which was more than adequate space wise and had great a/c. Had everything we needed, clean and tidy, and service was good (although we arrived at 11pm at night). Great little common room/coffee room/library too. Good value for money. Only small downsides...

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Boston, MA, USA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Alto is conveniently located right next to a tram stop and within an easy walk to Southern Cross Station. Bourke Street busy and interestig. While the rooms are nicely average, the superb customer interface is terrific and the breakfasts are well worth adding to your reservations. Recommend!

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1Thank meg1421946
Sale, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Within walking distance to Southern Cross Station and Etihad stadium -for the soccer! The tram stop is at the corner (and its free if you are roaming in the city area). We took it up to Mrs Parma's for the best chicken parm dinner you will ever have. The rooms are very quiet so you can't hear the city noises....

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3Thank Darleen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of five stayed here in December. The location is good - tram outside and groceries nearby. The actual apartment offered all the amenities we needed but the space really is tight. Having just come from another serviced apartment in Sydney j found us eating out more in comparison because the table only sat 3 people at a time...

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Thank Hayley L
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfectly adequate if modest hotel very close Skybus service to airport and on free trams into city (as well as walking distance to a number of attractions at this end of town). Room was clean, small and well insulated from street noise. Staff friendly and helpful. But on balance decided to spend a little more to get a nicer...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the night at the hotel as it was clean quiet spacious enough. The price was reasonable too so I couldn't have asked for more just for one night in the middle of the city. I recommend this hotel for sure.

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2Thank FarisAlavi
Burgenstock, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights recently and could not be happier with the staff and service. The location was great, take the Skybus from the airport to Southern Cross and walk across the street and you are there, the free tram just in front to everywhere within the free zone and of course we walked and walked all over...

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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made a late decision to attend the final Saturday of the Australian Open and needed a place for our family of four. We booked the 2 bedroom deluxe apartment. It had a narrow staircase up to two small bedrooms and a tiny full bathroom. One bedroom had a small balcony that looked out onto rooftops and alleyways, with a...

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2Thank Joe E
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Alto Hotel, the location was great 2 minute walk from Skybus, tram at front door, easy walking distance to cafes and CBD. The room was clean and had everything we needed. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Would stay again

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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: $183 - $317 (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
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#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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“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
“If you need a car space, book one, as there is limited available. They are secure.”
 of 5 bubbles darleenr2014, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room was facing other buildings, some traffic, no sound interference”
 of 5 bubbles 188lindae, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“front rooms are noisy”
 of 5 bubbles iaink2017, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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