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Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne
Ranked #67 of 161 Hotels in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Recently stayed for 5 nights, 2 for business and 3 personal for the weekend. Refurbished boutique hotel in a fabulous central city location, just down from Flinders Station. For work the hotel is great as there is a drive way for easy pick up drop off if required. My first room was quite small, but adequate and well kitted out. For the weekend when my sister turned up I moved to a larger corner room which was a much better size, in fact, would have been better for the whole visit. Turn left outside the hotel, and a short walk gets you to one of the restaurant/cafe alley ways for which Melbourne is famous. Walk all the way through the alley and you get to Collins, Little Collins and Bourke St shops and malls. Ahhh! Heaven. Definitely would stay again.

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Alexander B, General Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2013

Dear Juddster1,

I would like to thank you for your wonderful review posted on Tripadvisor.

The team puts a huge amount of work into ensuring that every guest, be they travelling for business or pleasure have an enjoyable stay. It was wonderful to hear your feedback and how much you enjoyed the hotels and the location.

We hope to be welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.


Warm Regards

Alexander Billing
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

I have stayed in a number of hotels while on business trips in Melbourne for over a decade and this is one of the best. It is a characterful hotel but still well appointed and maintained. Dinner at the Straits Cafe was very good quality, both the meal and the service. The proximity to Flinders Street Station was also a big plus. Very enjoyable!

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled on business
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Anthony J, Executive Chef at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2013

Dear stephenrpritchard

Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your dining experiences in the hotel. My team and I work extremely hard to ensure we delivery excellent service and choice for our guests.
We look forward in welcoming you back to the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne in the near future.

Kind Regards,

Anthony Johnson
Regional Director Kitchen Operations
Executive Chef – Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

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Reviewed 24 September 2013

My wife booked us in for an Anniversary weekend retreat - could not have picked a better hotel!

From the staff in top hats to the deep leather chairs to the view of Southbank ...... all was wonderful. Used it as a base to explore the city (lived here 10 years but never wandered the alleys like a tourist), didn't try the in house dining as there is so many great eating places close by.

Easy walk to Federation Square, Southbank & the Crown complex.

Too good for words.

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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Jag K, Director of Sales at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2013

Dear dVaridel

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are really glad to hear that you and your wife had a lovely anniversary stay with us and enjoyed our location, especially being able to explore all the secret laneways Melbourne has to offer.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again in the near future.

Kind regards
Jag Kaggoda
Director, Sales and Marketing

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Reviewed 24 September 2013

My husband and I had a fantastic weekend. The hotel is close to everything and the staff were very helpful. Loved the ambience of the foyer and the bar where you can sit in large chairs and talk about your day. In the room it was a little bit noisy but the view was worth it.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a view and you will be able to look over the Yarra River towards Southbank.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Andrew E, Guest Relations Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2013

Dear Magicnetti,
Thank you for your wonderful review. We’re really glad to hear that you really enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the view. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.
Kind regards,
Andrew Edwards
Guest Services Supervisor

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Reviewed 24 September 2013

Have stayed a few times and love it. An historic building with so much character.The bar menu is great, from breakfast to the best tapas. A short walk to the shopping district, flinders street station and south bank. Totally recommend it.

Room Tip: All the rooms that we've stayed in have been good so I really can't give advice on this,
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Anthony J, Executive Chef at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2013

Dear Michele176210

Thank you for your kind words, We are glad you enjoyed the variety of food offerings in our Travellers Bar. My team and I work extremely hard to ensure we delivery excellent service and choice for our guests.
We look forward in welcoming you back to the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne in the near future.

Kind Regards,

Anthony Johnson
Regional Director Kitchen Operations
Executive Chef – Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

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Reviewed 24 September 2013

Beautiful room, big bed, small bathroom but big shower with rain head.
Packaged included parking and breakfast helpful staff. Easy walking distance to transport shops restaurants. Good service nice and quiet.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Vincent B, Front Office Manager at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2013

Dear Troy B,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with other travellers.
The Team and I are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne in the near future.

Kind Regards,
Vincent Bellerose
Front Office Manager

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Reviewed 23 September 2013

Great location, room and bathroom was a bit small but has been tastefully renovated. Magnificent foyer and stairway, beautifully designed and built in the 1900's. We had a voucher stay and the hot chocolate included in the deal was very nice, as was the bar and lounge areas with vey comfortable high back leather chairs.

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Jag K, Director of Sales at Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2013

Dear brucepo,

We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed your most recent stay with us, and really appreciate the time guests take to provide their experience. We are very proud of the heritage and history behind this building and it’s great when our guests feel the same way.

We hope to welcome you back again soon,

Kind regards
Jag Kaggoda
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Additional Information about Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne

Address: 328 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#44 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#48 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#63 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range: £69 - £208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne 4.5*
Number of rooms: 340
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of Australia's finest historic hotels. Built in 1912, this meticulously restored hotel retains the elegant style of the early 1900s while providing you with all the convenience of 21st century technology and amenities ... more   less 
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