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The Waterside Hotel

508 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9629 1350
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Just because you are behind a bar doesn’t make it ok

Most pathetic place to call a pub, to start with puddles of beer just surrounding the bar, when... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Mitch_britton
via mobile
cool place

i realy like this hotel for a fair price meal and drink, from outside does not look that appealing... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
melcraven8102
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Melbourne, Australia
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508 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 3 9629 1350
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US$22 per adult
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US$30 per adult
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"rooftop bar"
in 7 reviews
"great place to watch the footy"
in 2 reviews
"handy location"
in 2 reviews
"catch up with friends"
in 2 reviews
"football"
in 4 reviews
"docklands"
in 3 reviews
"aquarium"
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Most pathetic place to call a pub, to start with puddles of beer just surrounding the bar, when asked to open a tab was told need ID standard procedure then told that won’t accept debit cards 95% of people us visa debit cards these days,...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

i realy like this hotel for a fair price meal and drink, from outside does not look that appealing to be honest but inside a really nice lounge area so great for a date or meeting.. also have windows that open out so lovely on...More

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SandHillRoad, Manager at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write great review! We are so glad you had a great experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Waterside team

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Called in for lunch yesterday , plenty of seating available over the 3 levels of this large hotel. Worth mentioning to venture up to the rooftop bar to watch the rest of Melbourne go about its business. Went for a steak , it came with...More

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SandHillRoad, Manager at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a great review! We are so glad you enjoyed a lovely afternoon on the rooftop. Fingers crossed we will welcome you back again soon. Waterside team

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The bar is fine, staff is very friendly, drinks are good and even the food is fine. We had steak for two and even though it was quite the small portion, the taste was good. Unfortunately the men’s toilets were the most dirty and mostly...More

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SandHillRoad, Manager at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate all feedback. Please email jessica.knight@sandhillroad.com.au with more details regarding your experience. Waterside team

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Good vibe to this venue and able to accomodate big groups without being overcrowded. We visited over derby day weekend a couple of times and always got a table for our group with bar food options, range of drinks and good music.

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SandHillRoad, Manager at The Waterside Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Thanks for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed it, fingers crossed we can welcome you back again soon. Waterside team

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Nice place for a catch up before or after the football at Docklands. Nice ambience, especially with the river view, and the staff were friendly and helpful. Food is pretty good, but perhaps a little pricey for what you get.

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Went to the Deck on the top level of the hotel. Half inside and half outside. The inside was a dark dingy dance floor, not even the mirror ball in the corner was lit. The deck portion of the venue was full of smokers at...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Enjoyed spicy chicken wings and wedges and a cold beverage or two after exploring the Aquarium. Friendly staff and great service

Thank Lyn H
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Had a catch up with friends here. It is a nicely set up pub, well lit with televisions and a dining area close to the bar. The beers are reasonably priced as are the meals. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the pub appeared...More

Thank Brisbane41
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great atmosphere, well presented and food was enjoyable. Would recommend to anybody out for a good night.

Thank Barry John M
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