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Reviewed 11 May 2016

This accommodation is located in a very convenient place to access both the Melbourne CBD as well as great cafes in North Melbourne. Walk to the lovely Errol Street for great coffee, breakfasts and delicious lunches. Jump on a tram for a quick trip into the CBD. Now for the down side of the Arden Motel: It's old and in...

1Thank snstaylor
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stayed in a twin room at the very front of the hotel (room 2). When we first checked in, we were concerned about the noise from the street. However the traffic eased after about 10 pm and didn't disturb us through the night. This motel has everything one would expect from a motel (flat screen television, fridge, microwave, shower...

Thank Donna B
Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Within comfy walking distance to major hospitals - very handy for us from country Vic, needing to be in Melb. for day surgery. Suggest ask for the better rooms depending on yr budget. Be mindful there is no lift. Motel is old, fairly basic but room was clean and comfy. Onsite parking was a bonus, and the free continental breakfast...

1Thank Jennifer C
Boolarra, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The motel is old, small rooms are shabby, no services. Have to lug baggage up stairs. Everything has deteriorated under new management. I have stayed there often but never again. Manager made up new parking rules, bullied me and threatened to tow away my car, ruined my trip when I had to move it. Avoid.Better choices nearby for similar prices

3Thank Owen R
Penguin, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Had to stay at the arden while hubby in hospital,the staff were so helpful,the room was everything i needed, with a 5 min walk to hospital it was perfect it made a stressful situation staying at this hotel less stressful.stay here if you have a loved one in hospital

1Thank kerriem50
Rainbow, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

This was my 3rd visit. I had a room on 2nd floor this time. Room was smaller, air con loud and worked sporadically. Lounge was under the TV, so you had to either sit on a hard chair or the bed. Shower had pipe rattle when turning it on. Shower was good, but small. Bathroom was lit up all night...

Thank karlene1968
Reviewed 4 March 2016

good style accommodation, clean, neat, friendly, car parking and people will say hello. own unsuit, complementary continental breakfast, microwave, toaster and jug and biscuits. everything you need at a reasonable price. about a 15 minutes stroll to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Thank Blindfella
Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here on numerous occasions over the years this was our worst visit. Come on guys spend some money and clean the rooms. The floor in the bathroom looked like it had not been cleaned, there was so much hair on the tiles. The carpet was filthy. I had to check the bed to see if the sheets...

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Based on the appearance on first entering the property it looked fairly dated and in much need of renovations outside as well as in the room. The check in went smoothly and Reception Staff was pleasant and happy to offer us a choice of nearby dining. I personally thought the cost a little high until I found continental breakfast was...

1Thank Loretta M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Great value for money. Staff very helpful and very friendly. Great location; close to hospitals, public transport, and the city centre. If you're looking for a bargain hotel, with all those old school trimmings, then this is your kind of place. Continental breakfast included in the price. Great value for money. Definitely would stay here again.

Thank Belinda P

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Perfectly located on the leafy green fringe of the City of Melbourne. Arden Motel provides an unequalled combination of personal service, position, and price. There is real quality in every detail from the new luxury suite to the smiling staff. ... more   less 

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Address: 15 Arden St | North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3051, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > North Melbourne
Number of rooms: 60
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“try for a downstairs room...”
 of 5 bubbles PeterE466, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“.All rooms overlook a parking lot area.”
 of 5 bubbles snstaylor, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“The motel is spread across two courtyards. If you don't want to be bothered by traffic noise, ask for a room away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles 534donnab, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Depending on yr budget, ask to upgrade for a little extra $ to get better room.”
 of 5 bubbles jennifercN8793US, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were on the 2nd Floor street level and being away from the CBD we didn't hear any disturbing traffic sounds.”
 of 5 bubbles lorettam847, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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