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Racv Club Members Only 501 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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RACV City Club is one of two outstanding RACV Club properties and is conveniently positioned in the heart of Melbourne's CBD at 501 Bourke Street. For an overnight stay, a weekend away, a short break or a holiday, the City Club has a range of accommodation options to suit your needs. There are 136 large and spacious rooms including suites, family suites, doubles, twins and interconnecting rooms for families. A full buffet breakfast, free internet and valet car parking is included in room rates. The impressive RACV City Club caters for the social, leisure and business needs of all Club members. A range of stylish dining venues and entertainment options make the City Club the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion or to enjoy a coffee, social drink, business lunch or intimate dinner. Membership of the private RACV Club is separate to other types of RACV membership, which can include RACV Emergency Roadside Assistance and RACV Insurance. Only members of the private RACV Club can book accommodation at the RACV City or Healesville properties. RACV Club members pay an annual membership fee which enables members to book accommodation for themselves, their family, friends and guests at both RACV Club locations and to access a range of other Club dining, lifestyle and recreation facilities. RACV Club membership is available to anyone through a nomination process and full details about how to become an RACV Club member are available on the RACV website.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
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Michael C wrote a review May 2021
Melbourne, Australia5545 contributions395 helpful votes
We stayed here for four nights on a Rediscover Melbourne promotion. Upgraded to a King Suite with access to the Retreat level. Spacious suite with separate bedroom but limited natural light. Service at both the front desk and the Retreat was excellent. Had room service dinner several nights which worked well. Service in the bistro for breakfast was variable. Also had a family dinner in the bistro one night but both the meals and service could be improved. Inconsistent information about club eating options (hours, menus etc) provided between the RACV website, in room screen and staff advice. Annoying and unnecessary.
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Date of stay: May 2021
jeffrey w wrote a review Jan 2021
Elsternwick, Australia1 contribution1 helpful vote
I have stayed and used RACV City club on and off for 15 years now. I would agree with earlier reviews, i.e. very good facilities and service, even if the food and accommodation are a little too traditional/ conservative for some people. Up until now the City Club has however been good value but starting this year the Club's value proposition is becoming far less attractive : previously my City Club membership was around$600 a year and membership included unlimited access to the business centre. Club members were advised earlier this year that membership fees would increase to a minimum of $1188 per year for the base memberrship and that membership no longer included access to the new business centre. Access to the new business centre (renamed a "shared working space") now costs an additional $50 per visit ! If you want to have 50 visits to the business center included then membership will cost you either either $1800 or $2400 per annum. On any view this is a huge increase (almost 100% and well over over 100% if you factor in extra payment to use the new business centre). I doubt very much I will be renewing my membership when the renewal comes around next year.
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Date of stay: February 2020
jeffryb wrote a review Aug 2020
Keysborough, Australia371 contributions104 helpful votes
We have dined at the RACV Club several times as guests of members. The RACV Club is a members' only organisation, having a roadside assistance package does not giove any rights to entry or parking. The food is very good and the staff are attentive. If you want to join the club, entrry is fairly easy to obtain. In the conext of private clubs, membership is not all that expensive. Rooms are for members' only, but they are available if you have an introduction from a member.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: Request a room away from Bourke Street
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Jeffry b wrote a review Jul 2020
Essendon, Australia7529 contributions2458 helpful votes
The RACV Club is for members only. However some, other clubs have reciprocal rights. The club is very comfortable. Prices are moderate for what you get. Guests can use other club facilities, including the dining room, which is very good.
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Date of stay: July 2020
Kelis89 wrote a review Dec 2019
Penrith, Australia300 contributions30 helpful votes
We were lucky enough to stay for a night in “the retreat” and it was an incredible experience. Definitely a little piece of luxury with its feature lighting option, second toilet, google home, walk in wardrobe, spa bath and entertainment spaces. The Butler’s pantry area was also a lovely addition. Would absolutely return to this incredible suite.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from General Manager R, General Manager at RACV City Club
Responded 5 Jan 2020
Hello Kelis89 and thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your Retreat experience and hope you had the opportunity to enjoy some of the other great facilities in the Club, such as our Fitness Centre, Aquatics area, many restaurants and our recently opened shared working space. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Sincerely Rob Everett General Manager - RACV Club
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Frequently Asked Questions about RACV City Club
Which popular attractions are close to RACV City Club?
Nearby attractions include Bartronica (0.4 km), Lightning Ridge Opal Mines (0.4 km), and Haigh's Chocolates Rialto (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at RACV City Club?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at RACV City Club?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at RACV City Club?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to RACV City Club?
Conveniently located restaurants include 11 Inch Pizza, Da Guido 365, and Sud Food and Wine.
Are there opportunities to exercise at RACV City Club?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is RACV City Club located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Melbourne.
Are any cleaning services offered at RACV City Club?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does RACV City Club offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to RACV City Club?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old Melbourne Gaol (1.0 km), St. Patrick's Cathedral (1.6 km), and Rippon Lea Estate (7.9 km).
Is RACV City Club accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.