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Melbourne Metropole Central

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44 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065 Australia See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Steve J
Leicester, United Kingdom
6636
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stayed at the Metropole for our initial stay in Melbourne and returned two weeks later. The hotel is situated on Brunswick street and convenient for the Gertrude st tram stop and Smith Street.
On our first visit we had a two bed appt with ensuite and second bathroom, kitchen & lounge area. This was great VFM at £90 pn. The room was clean with air con and very quiet considering the hotels location. We enjoyed our stay so much that we re-booked for our return to Melbourne two weeks later. Due to the short notice and the fact that we were returning during Melbourne cup week the price had increased and we had a different, smaller room. Although the accommodation was OK we experienced issues with housekeeping especially on Melbourne cup day itself which is a public holiday. we returned to our room to find that we hadn't received a visit from housekeeping at all as the bed was unmade, bins un-emptied, toiletries not replaced etc. We therefore had a double whammy of paying more for the room but not receiving such great service. This was a real shame as we found the hotel convenient, car parking ample and relatively quiet. i should add that reception were really helpful on our last day enabling us to use the car park after we'd checked out. Overall a great first stay and slightly disappointing on our return visit.
Thank Steve J
Response from G-Wishnowski, General Manager at Melbourne Metropole Central
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your feedback on your recent stay at Metropole Central. Yes it is our company policy not to do daily services on public holidays. We have this written on the television and in the compendium in the room. We do have extra towels and amenities available at reception, if guests require anything additional. The prices are dynamic at the hotel, and do fluctuate according to occupancy. Without seeing your booking, i am sorry i cannot see whether you may have had a comp upgrade the first time or what may have been the case. It is disappointing that this spoiled your stay and i do hope you decide to revisit again and enjoy the beautiful Fitzroy area. Kind regards Gavin Wishnowski General Manager
Aussie252
Perth, Australia
15428
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Spacious, well equipped apartment accommodation with all the basics and very comfortable bedding. I was on a fold out bed and it was very comfortable.

The service from reception was excellent. Freindly, professional and responsive.
There is a restaurant onsite and room service available limited hours.

Great location. Can walk into the city in 15- WP mins, or tram. It's a 5 minute walk to the free tram zone.

There are many many excellent bars and dining options close by.

Highly recommend.
Thank Aussie252
Peter M
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
408104
Reviewed 1 Nov 2018
Been a long time since was here. Here for a work function nearby. Truly huge room(living space and bedroom and bathroom) if staying for a while and close to all the places in Gertrude and Smith St (maybe 10 minutes walk).
However, lots of little staircases etc so if big cases for elderly etc might be a hassle.
Service a bit hit and miss but friendly.
1 Thank Peter M
Response from G-Wishnowski, General Manager at Melbourne Metropole Central
Responded 4 Nov 2018
Thank you very much for your feedback on your recent stay at Melbourne Metropole Central. We do appreciate the time you have taken to post this review. The rooms are a very big size and we are very close to Gertrude, Smith and Brunswick street. The area has so many things going on. We do have elevators to our apartments, however the townhouses do have stairs inside. We encourage any guests to request any requirements that are suitable. At Melbourne Metropole Central we do pride ourselves on service, so i am disappointed this was 'hit and miss' during your stay. I will continue to focus the team as this is paramount in any hotel. We do hope we see you again in the future and we do thank you for your feedback. Kind regards Gavin Wishnowski General Manager
Brett S
Seymour
43
Reviewed 16 Oct 2018via mobile
Hi,

I’m extemetely disappointed and upset with your Melbourne Metropole Central Hotel. My Partner is in hospital, recovering from surgery and myself wore out and looking after our tired 18 month old daughter. No way to travel home to country Victoria for the night so We book a room through their OFFICAL website and confirmation email received only to find out they had double booked our room. Manager(Paul Warry) only words were sorry can’t help you nothing I can do! Not in anyway did he try to help! Even joking what do you want me to do?? build another room for you! Now I have to find a room at the last minute with a tired baby and me being extremely upset!! No remorse no heart. Definitely do not recommend!! 😡

Luckly nice lady behind desk rang a nearby hotel Quest Royal Gardens serviced apartment who said they had availability and gave me discount rates because of my ordeal!

I find it very poor in this day and age a failure like this can happen. And what make it worse was the mangers total lack of care in the situation

Regards,

BS
3 Thank Brett S
Outbacktrave
81
Reviewed 14 Oct 2018
Very clean and comfortable rooms. Conference centre staffed by friendly and attentive staff. Reception not quite up to speed with their welcome but answered all enquiries.
Restaurant supplies food efficiently but charge for espresso coffee when prepared coffee is available.
Thank Outbacktrave
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About
Description
Melbourne Metropole Central is an iconic landmark building offering 4 ½ star hotel and apartment style accommodation on Brunswick Street in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. Guests can choose from hotel studios, More suites, one and two bedroom apartments. The property boasts an outdoor pool, gym, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, free Foxtel and secure undercover parking. The in-house restaurant, Café Metropole is open for breakfast and dinner daily, serving a range of delicious meals and imported beers and selected wines at the bar. Room service is available for breakfast or dinner during kitchen opening hours. Melbourne Metropole Central is located in the cultural hub of Fitzroy on Brunswick Street which offers a diverse range of cafes, restaurants, bars, galleries and unique stores. Lygon Street Italian precinct is walking distance from the hotel and boasts some of Melbourne’s best Italian restaurants. The Melbourne Museum is just a short walk away and it’s a short trip by tram or car to the Queen Victoria Markets, Regent Theatre or Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Melbourne Airport is 20 minutes' drive by car. There are several versatile meeting and event areas available that are capable of seating from 15 up to 180 delegates. Amenities offered include dedicated bars, kitchen facilities, breakout rooms and a variety of catering packages from our in-house restaurant. Meeting and event packages are available with per person, per day charges for a simple and cost-effective way to produce a successful meeting or event. Enjoy your stay! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
56
Price range
US$105 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Metropole Hotel Apartments & Conference Centre
Location
Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fitzroy
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
56
Price range
US$105 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Metropole Hotel Apartments & Conference Centre
Location
Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Fitzroy
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Andrew O
11 October 2017|
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Response from G-Wishnowski | Property representative |
Yes, we do have secure undercover parking, however, you should bring a bicycle lock as at this stage we do not have designated spots. If you have any queries of where to place the bike then please ask at reception Regards... More
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Caitlin P
23 July 2017|
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Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
I can only reply for my room. No, the TV was in the lounge/kitchen area, not the bedroom.
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"Can get free tram from city and then just a short walk as hotel one block from Spring street."
Outbacktrave
14 Oct 2018
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"We stayed in room 6 which is inside, and away from busy Brunswick Road."
ppcp19792015
13 Oct 2018
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"Avoid Room 213 on hot nights as the aircon units outside the bedroom window will keep you awake"
TJVanDamme
26 Mar 2018
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"The rooms on the middle floor would be best."
SalCacopardo
9 Feb 2018
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