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    Rydges Melbourne Hotel

    186 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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    Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at Rydges Melbourne on one of their promotional rates for 2 nights. The location is very convenient to Chinatown and to the Theatre district. This hotel appears to be a preferred supplier to flight crew as there was always a number of people...More

    Thank beejay_i1177
    Response from Kym M, Manager at Rydges Melbourne HotelResponded 11 July 2016

    Hi beejay_i1177, Thank you for your review, I'm glad you found our location to be so convenient. My apologies regarding the moisturizer / shower gel situation, I imagine your husband would have been most unimpressed... and confused by the lack of lather. We provide Sanctum...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2016

    This is an old hotel that has been refurbished tastefully. However, some of the old trappings remain. We stayed in an executive room on the 20th floor that had a lovely view over the city, and even part of Port Phillip Bay. However, the room...More

    Thank Neville B
    Response from Kym M, Manager at Rydges Melbourne HotelResponded 11 July 2016

    Dear Neville B, Thank you for taking the time to review Rydges Melbourne, it's good to know our staff were helpful and you enjoyed our location and great views. My apologies the heating was too loud, i will ask our Maintenance Dept to check on...More

    Reviewed 5 July 2016

    We stayed at Rydges Exhibition St for a girly shopping trip. This Rydges hotel is a little dated now but is still a great place to stay. We had a Queen Suite which was very big (but no bath). The staff were helpful when our...More

    Thank POINTWENDY
    Response from Kym M, Manager at Rydges Melbourne HotelResponded 11 July 2016

    Thank you WENDYECB, its great to hear your girls weekend was a success and you enjoyed our wonderful location, I hope we can welcome you back again next time, Kind Regards Kym McIntyre Rooms Division Manager Rydges Melbourne

    Reviewed 5 July 2016

    OMG!!! The best beds!!! THE best sleep I have had in months!!! And THE best shower - the massage option is amazing - felt like I was at a day spa!!!! We were upgraded to a room with a kitchen and although the room wasn't...More

    Thank 347moo
    Response from Kym M, Manager at Rydges Melbourne HotelResponded 11 July 2016

    Hi 347moo, We love the Rydges DreamBeds too.... you can buy them if you like! Please accept my sincere apologies you were sent in the wrong direction, I imagine it would have been very inconvenient, and not a great start to your night. Warm Regards,...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

    Fantastic place to stay, close to everything. Staff are friendly, helpful and very professional. The Locanda restaurant was amazing and the pre theatre menu was great before Singin in the Rain. Can't wait to stay there again soon when we return to Melbourne.

    Thank Kim T
    Response from Kym M, Manager at Rydges Melbourne HotelResponded 11 July 2016

    Thank you Kim T - we cant wait to welcome you back! Kind Regards, Kym McIntyre Rooms Division Manager Rydges Melbourne

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    Jeffrey W
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    Response from Mathew J | Reviewed this property |
    Melbourne Airport has a bus to the City and then you transfer to a Free bus that drops you around the city hotels
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    Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
    not so great actually. it's less the gap and more the actual material of the blinds. that was no issue for us but may be if you're after a serious sleep in.
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    Response from Glenn B | Reviewed this property |
    It all depends on your membership level. My best advice is to sign up to the hotel chains (Free) loyalty program, Global Hotel Alliance (GHA is the parent company) before making a hotel booking. Check-in can be from 9AM and... More
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