Arrow On Swanston Hotel - Melbourne

488 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia  show map
 3 stars
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Arrow On Swanston Hotel - Melbourne

Wi-Fi

Parking

AUD 18 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Overview

Arrow On Swanston Hotel is positioned in a tourist area of Melbourne close to Eureka Tower, Southbank and Arts Centre Melbourne. Arrow On Swanston Hotel has been welcoming guests to its compact rooms since 1900.

The hotel is ideally located close to Melbourne Central subway station. The property is set within 6 km distance from the city center.

There are a mall and a supermarket within a quick reach of the hotel.

Arrow On Swanston Hotel can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Essendon airport.

Rooms

Arrow On Swanston Hotel is a property in Melbourne that comes with 85 rooms and provides a dressing room, a closet, a private safe, heating and cable TV with on-demand movies. Guests can also use a kettle, a toaster and a microwave.

Eat & Drink

There is a café for guests to enjoy their meal. Hot drinks are offered in the snack bar. Serving a wide range of dishes, Soul Soup Cafe and Queen Victoria Market can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

Guests are welcome to use a barber shop, a luggage storage and an elevator for general purposes and a meeting room, computers and a business centre for business needs.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature cots, babysitting and a pool. Active guests can advantage of a fitness centre and a gym offered on site.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for additional charge.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at AUD 18 per day.

Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   85.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Front desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of AUD 25 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

488 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia

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City Center
  • Melbourne
    3.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • State Library of Victoria
    2000 ft
  • Royal Exhibition Building
    2700 ft
Underground stations
  • Melbourne Central Station
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant
    600 ft
  • Soul Soup Cafe
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    85

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed
Size: 295 sq. feet
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    One-Bedroom Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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    Two-Bedroom Apartment
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
    Size: 500 sq. feet
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      One-Bedroom Apartment
      Size: 335 sq. feet
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        Superior Apartment
        Bed type: Queen-size bed
        Size: 315 sq. feet
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Arrow On Swanston Hotel - Melbourne Melbourne location
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          Hotel Address:

          488 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Melbourne
            3.2 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • State Library of Victoria
            2000 ft
          • Royal Exhibition Building
            2700 ft
          Underground stations
          • Melbourne Central Station
            2000 ft
          Restaurants
          • Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant
            600 ft
          • Soul Soup Cafe
            400 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of floors:
            9
          • Number of rooms:
            85

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMelbourneArrow On Swanston

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Design Hotels in Australia

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          Arrow On Swanston Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          Train stations

          Shopping areas

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Parliament House - 3300 ft

          Theaters

          • Regent Theatre - 2700 ft
          • Her Majesty's Theatre - 2700 ft
          • Her Majesty's Theatre - 2700 ft
          • Princess Theatre - 3000 ft

          Galleries

          • State Library of Victoria - 1700 ft

          Underground stations

          Public parking

          Local attractions

          • Immigration Museum - 5200 ft
            Corner of Flinders and William Streets, Melbourne
          • Eureka Skydeck 88 - 1.1 mi
            7 Riverside Quay, Melbourne
          • Fitzroy Gardens - 1.1 mi
            Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street, Melbourne
          • Yarra River - 1.0 mi
            Southbank Promenade, Melbourne
          • Melbourne Aquarium - 1.1 mi
            Cnr Flinders St & King St, Melbourne

          Near the hotel

          • State Library of Victoria - 1800 ft
            328 Swanston Street, Melbourne
          • Royal Exhibition Building - 2400 ft
            Carlton Gardens, Melbourne
          • Michaels Camera Museum - 2500 ft
            Corner Elizabeth and Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne
          • Melbourne Museum - 2900 ft
            11 Nicholson St, Melbourne
          • Flight Experience - 2100 ft
            Shop 9, QV Shopping Centre, Melbourne
          • St. Francis Church - 2400 ft
            326 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
          • Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc. - 2600 ft
            22 Cohen Place, Melbourne

          Restaurants nearby

          • Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant - 600 ft

            Address: 100 Victoria Street
            Phone: 03 9347 3344

            57% likes this, based on 224 reviews
            Price Range: USD 86 - USD 116

          • Lincoln Hotel, The - 600 ft

            Address: 91 Cardigan St
            Phone: (03) 9347 4666

            61% likes this, based on 18 reviews
            Cuisine: Australian
            Price Range: USD 33 - USD 33

          • Mercadante Woodfired Pizzeria - 1000 ft

            Address: Shop 123, Lygon St
            Phone: (03) 9347 6974

            80% likes this, based on 100 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian
            Price Range: USD 15 - USD 28

          • Soul Soup Cafe - 400 ft

            Address: 55 Cardigan Street
            Phone: 0403254358

            84% likes this, based on 14 reviews
            Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

          • Queen Victoria Market - 1200 ft

            Address: 513 Elizabeth Street
            Phone: (03) 9320 5822

            76% likes this, based on 226 reviews
            Cuisine: Australian

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of floors:
            9
          • Number of rooms:
            85

          Hotel Awards

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          Best Design Hotels in Australia

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          Arrow On Swanston Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Arrow On Swanston

          Average guest rating

          7.4out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 416 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            It was clean and convienient

            The design of the apartment was a little squishy and the pillows were lumpy and hard.The cafe was closed on Sunday morning

          • Family with children
            5.0

            Mould in bathroom, extremely small and cramped area.

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            The girls on the reception desk were really lovely and helpful.

            The sofa bed was very uncomfortable.

          • Older travelers
            5.8

            Room location was far too noisy. Facing the raod, didn't sleep well at night.

          • Group of friends
            6.2

            Good hotel stay for the money Very handy to the cbd and shopping

            The shower had mold in the grouting in the bottom of the shower The soap holder was broken .The noddy bed was not comfortable at all ,We did move onto another hotel for the rest of our stay

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            Most good

            Shower needs r&m Heater needs r&m No Foxtell No Mini Bar

          • Single
            9.6

            really good value for money. The rooms had excellent facilities - i.e.stove top, mirowave, fridge and cooking utensils - more than most hotels in this price range.

          • Family with children
            8.0

            The staff, were very nice and help full.the gym is well equiped. good for a short stay, were you mainly just want a bed, and a room to relax at night.

            the sofa bed was very uncofortable. could do with a new mattess.legs didnt hold it up properly.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            Location excellent but did not like having separate rooms

            Did not explain that we would be in separate rooms-couple!!!!!

          • Family with children
            8.2

            Easy access coming from north of the state. Car parking available. Rooms comfortable and include kitchen, useful if staying any time. Good location, easy walk to southbank and federation square. Good access to Lygon St and China Town for eating. Two blocks from Vic markets Tram runs past front of hotel. Short walk from City Circle tram stop.

          • Family with children
            8.8

            It was a good location with a tram out the front. The city attractions were in walking distance, as were the Carlton restaurants. The Reception staff were very helpful when asked any questions about transport, shopping times etc. The room was comfortable and it was a good price.

            The shower was not very hot.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Reception staff on the ground floor were always polite and helpful

          • Family with children
            6.6

            The location was excellent and it was very clean and secure.

            The sofa bed was not ready for us when we arrived. It was far too uncomfortable to sleep on and impossible to sit on. The pillows were very thin and mattresses very hard.

          • Couple
            9.2

            Staff were always happy and helpful. It was very centrally located and easy to access transport etc. It was nice and clean and it was great having the cafe/general store attached. It was also good having the security card for the lifts so we didn't have unwanted visitors. Was great, thank you!

            The only thing that let the Arrow down was the fact that sometimes the shower wasn't hot and also our toilet was a bit blocked or didn't flush properly.

          • Group of friends
            7.4

            Its location is great. It's not in the city centre yet it is very close to it. And there's a convenience store right next door. I also like the kitchenette - I didn't necessarily eat outside every day.

            The staff who cleaned my room opened my balcony door but I had actually purposely locked it. I was in a foreign city and I had no idea of how safe or unsafe the area was.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Arrow On Swanston Hotel - Melbourne Melbourne location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          488 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Melbourne
            3.2 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • State Library of Victoria
            2000 ft
          • Royal Exhibition Building
            2700 ft
          Underground stations
          • Melbourne Central Station
            2000 ft
          Restaurants
          • Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant
            600 ft
          • Soul Soup Cafe
            400 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of floors:
            9
          • Number of rooms:
            85

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMelbourneArrow On Swanston

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Design Hotels in Australia

          Use Badge