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“Huge, take a compass!”

Chadstone - The Fashion Capital
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Chadstone
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Owner description: With a special place in the hearts of Melbournians, Chadstone is now a global destination for shoppers, unparalleled by any other shopping experience in Australia. Featuring over 550 stores, we offer a truly tailor made experience for every one of our 20 million customers each year. We house designer boutiques, local and international high street labels and luxury brands, as well as some of Australia’s cult fashion favourites. With a state-of-the-art HOYTS Cinema Complex, Dining Terrace and three food precincts, Legoland Discovery Centre Melbourne and some of the best brands in the world, a visit to Chadstone is memorable from the moment you arrive. Open until 9pm from Thursday – Saturday and until 7pm on Sunday, you can now visit when it best suits. Wander through our expansive malls, taking in the great space, the natural light and the special artworks that make Chadstone truly unique. Considered the ‘experience’ capital, make Chadstone your next destination.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 5 July 2014

This shopping centre just gets bigger and bigger.
Reputed to be the largest shopping centre in the Southern Hemisphere with in excess of 500 shops, some of the large emporiums down to specialist fashion outlets, fresh food, theatres etc.

Be careful not to get lost as it is a very large establishment.
Parking is ample even if you need to wander up and down the parking bays for a while to find a spot such is the popularity of this complex.

Well worth a visit just to look around if nothing else

Thank Dencal1945
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

I had to kill 4 hours around this side of town so l thought led treat myself to a shopping expedition. Chadstone shopping centre is known for it variety of store inclusive of all the favourite top designer high end stores. A criticism I hear of the complex is that it is too big and confusing to get around. They layout may not be as methodical as Westfield Doncaster, the new additions to Highpoint and Northland make it similar in size. I liked that parking options were free and without time restriction. All 4 hours were utilised. Did not make one purchase in the end but will definitely return with my teenage daughter where purchased are guaranteed.

Thank Mel M
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

We were visiting Melbourne primarily to shop - so decided to spend a wet, cold & windy day in Chadstone.

It's huge with lots of variety from high end fashion stores, down to the ordinary 'everyday' types. I'm sure we didn't cover all of it, but thoroughly enjoyed the day, seeing shops we 'country Qlders' never get to shop at & other stores with a more extensive range than we have. It is nice & modern with wide walkways & plenty of food options, too.

We took the train from Flinders Street to Oakleigh station with the intention of catching the bus from there. But, it was too cold & windy to wait for the next bus, so we took a waiting cab, which turned out to be a great decision. It was a quick 3-4 minute drive for approx $7. Did the same for the trip back to train station.

Can't wait to go back one day - and shop the rest of it.

Thank R-M-W-65
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Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Every shop you can think of is there , very spacious , lots of food courts , places to eat, all major retail shops are here , prepare for plenty of walking and exercise it's worth it ......

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

The toilets are absolutely extremely dirty! Shoppers; clean up after yourself!
Surely you don't do that at home?
Have some respect for others using the toilet after you!
Sorry to the majority who do the right thing, but everytime I have been at Chadstone, this is an aspect that I always encounter at the toilets located near the foodcourt and it is quite appalling!
Chadstone management - are the toilets being regularly cleaned?
It doesn't appear so as it is not just one toilet cubicle I am talking about.
It would be offensive to submit pics of each cubicle I attempted to use yesterday

It's enough to turn me off shopping at Chadstone.

5  Thank DPS42014
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ChadstoneMarketing, Marketing Coordinator at Chadstone - The Fashion Capital, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write this review about Chadstone – The Fashion Capital. We sincerely apologise for the state of the bathrooms. Our bathrooms are cleaned twice a day and are monitored by staff throughout. This information has been passed on to the relevant manager, and we again apologise.

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