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“Good location for a lot of venues”
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Atlantis Hotel
Ranked #95 of 161 Hotels in Melbourne
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Very good location for a lot of different venues & trams & trains .clean rooms,beds a bit small ,no mini bar in rooms fridge bit annoying if you want a night cap , friendly staff easy book in & out.Has parking that's a plus.

  • Stayed: August 2014
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Best Western Atlantis is a great place to stay, nice fresh rooms, gym, pool, sauna, breakfast..good convenient location.. but the real gold is the customer service! Jarred (with the exceptional beard) at reception provided Instant service, recommended a FANTASTIC place to eat dinner, gave me directions to several local places I wanted to find and even organised a late check out!

highly recommend Atlantis Best Western in Melbourne

  • Stayed: August 2014
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1  Thank CameronPerthWA
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Perfect for what it is - I've stayed here on many occasions and this was another pleasant stay. The room was clean & so was the bathroom and it smelled fresh when I walked in. The room itself is basic with a comfortable bed & clean towels in the bathroom.
The check in staff were also very friendly & parking is available. The breakfast in the morning is well balanced.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled solo
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Thank MagnusAustralia
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Hotel is very conveniently situated at the Spencer west Spencer street, its just blocks away from the from Southern Cross station. Skybus from the airport stops here in this station. Its also close to Casino, convention center and other local transportation can be taken around the same street. Hotel itself is nothing ordinary, standard rooms are sufficient for 2 people stay and it was nice to have a sofa in the room.
There is hardly any view from the room as it overlooks the courtyard of next building. Continental breakfast comes with Scrambled eggs and red beans; it could be better. In this modern day of communication you need to pay for Internet and even you pay for it the connection is very sluggish. You can't get work done at all. Business center at the 3rd floor has all their equipments outdated, computers are old, windows are never updated so you want to print a new version of PDF, word document or even printing your boarding pass we browser does not allow you to that as its not compatible.
Overall hotel could do some improvements enhance their already good services.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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3  Thank Zahed I
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

There's two sides to this hotel, as per the title of the review indicates. On the "up" side, the place is very clean, organized, tidy, with excellent desk staff and room maintenance staff. It has a pleasant pool that can be used for splashing around with your kids or to do lap exercise. Rate can fluctuate for the same room on consecutive nights (my rate doubled for one night and then reverted) --so it can be a bargain or steep. On the "down" side, the whole building has no character. The colors are muted browns, there's no "life" or "ambiance" as there's no real style other than functionalism. So... it "does," but it has no distinctive qualities or real flavor from an aesthetic perspective.

Room Tip: Ask for a city view as some rooms have no windows.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

This was the 5th or 6th time I stayed at this hotel, which provides decent value for money. The location is insuperable, right across from Spencer St Station, you don't have to worry about transport to your hotel if you arrive by Skybus from the airport. The hotel itself is nice, clean, compact rooms with all the essentials. A word of advice: many, many rooms look into a well between the hotel and the building next door, making the rooms kinda dark and with no view whatsoever. I don't care much about this item, but if you do, make sure you get a room "with a view" (of the train tracks across the street and the stadium beyond them). Making the reservation was a breeze (took less than 5 minutes, thanks to the Front Desk staff - thanks again) and checking in was also flawless. Breakfast is a continental buffet which features baked beans and scrambled eggs as the main hot items. A suggestion I would make to the hotel's GM or F&B manager, is that most people would be happy to pay a few more dollars to get items such as bacon, sausages and cold meats. $12 for brekkie is more the reasonable, and I am positive that most people would not mind to pay more for a little more variety. The little glitches appeared later - many people have reported dirty exhaust vents in the bathroom, which is true: they are very dusty, which is a shame considering the rest of the bathroom is spotless. Then, our remote control was not working properly and an electric contact was faulty as well. We reported this to Reception as soon as we could, hoping the problems would be solved. Unfortunately that did not happen at all, and to be honest, we felt embarrassed to have to ask for something more than once! So all in all, this is a good choice of accommodation for many reasons: decent price, good location, no fuss place, I just hope that those little details are amended to make it a better place to stay!

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank NorwegianSky
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

enjoyed our time - helpful staff with great service and meals - easy access to the city - bus service easy to access and showed lay out of places to visit - bit noisy with ongoing building across road

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Atlantis Hotel

Address: 300 Spencer St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Best Western Atlantis Hotel)
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Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Melbourne
#86 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range: £58 - £109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Atlantis Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 232
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 4 Star Atlantis Hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers into a comfortable atmosphere where you'll feel right at home. Located on Spencer Street and right opposite Southern Cross Station and Etihad Stadium and easy walking distance to all the marvelous Melbourne has to offer. Connect with comfort in one of our 232 guest rooms, 160 of which were only opened in August 2009 whilst the others have just undergone a complete refurbishment. These contemporary rooms all contain sleek furnishings, flat-panel 32 Inch LCD TVs, a comfortable bed, a generous working desk and some with City or Docklands views. Whether you're in Melbourne on official business or as a citizen of leisure, the Atlantis Hotel is your connection to the heart of the city.Bringing your car? The Atlantis Hotel has car parking available on-site for a nominal charge of $15 per night. Want to keep fit and active whilst at the hotel? Then why not head down to the heated pool for a few laps, jump into the gym for a workout on our LifeFitness® equipment or just relax in the sauna? However should you prefer to relax whilst at the hotel then why not speak to one of our friendly reception staff for some great tips on where to eat or drink in town. We can also arrange tours and offer advice on what to do and see whilst you are in Melbourne. ... more   less 
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