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Ulverstone, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Travelled in group of 7 woman for Garden Show. Had 2 rooms on 3rd floor, one at front of building (street noise got through a bit) and one at rear which was quieter. First impression was of a tired, dull but busy reception/foyer. Hallways to rooms were narrow and not so inviting with stained carpets. Rooms were adequate although small....

Thank dwarfers
Wagga Wagga, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Stayed over Easter for $79 a night. Well equipped twin room with kitchenette and a clean but dated bathroom. My room was on the first floor overlooking the alley. Inwas woken up in the early hours of the morning by garbage trucks emptying bins in the alley but managed to get back to sleep both times. At this price, good...

Thank Ellenq90
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 23 March 2016

It was clean and the bed was comfortable. But staff was unfriendly during check-in. The rooms are quite small and the traffic of the street was annoying at night time. So other than for a cheapish business stay I can't recommend it.

Thank StefanAusTralien
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Great location to access the city, the Lygon st/Brunswick st side of town and the markets. The rooms are tight but functional, a little dated but clean. Staff friendly and helpful, the ground floor cafè does good coffee and the food looks like good quality standard çafè fare. Opens early enough for you to stumble down and grab a lattè...

Thank coffeenut64
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

These apartments are very handy to the city and awesome eating areas. They were roomy warm and bright. Sadly the free wifi advertised was $35 and the breakfast totally not worth it but the start were helpful and the place was pretty clean. Sue

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Traralgon, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Rooms are not huge,but very clean and you only sleep and want a hot shower in the morning. Public transport at the door step and parking very reasonable. Price was excellent as the Grand Prix was on this weekend.

Thank Wally H
Manly, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I ended up booking this hotel as it came up as a recommended hotel on the Virgin Australia website during my checkout after purchasing flights to Melbourne. The location was not too far from the client site on Bourke Street. The room was really dated and didn't look like it had been cleaned since the last few people who had...

1Thank Matthew A
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I was lucky enough to snap up a bargain deal for $89 for a Sat night!Due to the super cheap price my expectations weren't very high but I have to say I was very pleasantly surprised. I had booked a twin standard apartment, and it was very clean and spacious. It had two small separate bedrooms, a kitchenette and even...

Thank crunchierach
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Clean, friendly, convenient location (for RMIT, but also for the Vic market or Carlton), well-appointed rooms, excellent value - what's not to like? (ok - the rooms are a little small!) Big Mama's two doors down is great for dinner, coffee shop downstairs is perfect for breakfast.

Thank freelius
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Location is very good and close to universities like Melbourne university, rmit, We Book studio apartment with twin share space is ok and bed are really good sleep well on these. Bit noisy at the reseption especially if you come early in the morning for checking in. Value for money.

Thank Kashif A

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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arrow On Swanston

Address: 488 Swanston Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range: $99 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arrow On Swanston 3.5*
Number of rooms: 85
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“Check website of hotel as they may have rooms to suit your needs [ families].”
 of 5 bubbles queenslanderlarry, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not sure we was facing front, its was quite.”
 of 5 bubbles JackyG393, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“High floor”
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“Ask for a room away from the noise of bins being cleared at about 5a.m., , traffic noise etc.”
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“Walk to the city in 10 minutes, or walk 300 meters to the free tram zone stop”
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