Arrow On Swanston - Melbourne

488 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia  show map
 3 stars
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Arrow On Swanston - Melbourne

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

AUD 18 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Overview

Offering compact guest rooms, the lovely Arrow On Swanston Hotel lies within a 15-minute walk from University of Melbourne. Featuring Royal architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 1900.

The hotel is 20 minutes' walk away from Melbourne. The property is set within 6 km distance from the city center.

A market and a mall are within easy reach of the hotel.

There is Melbourne Central metro station not far away. The property is 25 minutes' drive from Essendon airport.

Rooms

There are 85 guestrooms featuring two-bedroom dormitory room, two-bedroom double room and private studio equipped with climate control, wireless internet, a laptop-size safe, a kitchen and an iron with ironing board. Guests can take advantage of a bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the café. The café Soul Soup Cafe is around 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Guests can make use of an elevator, a barber shop and a luggage storage on site.

Relax

Arrow On Swanston Hotel offers a spa centre and a sauna. Arrow On Swanston Hotel provides a gym and a fitness centre to help guests keep fit.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for additional charge.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at AUD 18 per day.

Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   85.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Front desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib AUD 25
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 5 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed AUD 20
Children above
5 years or adults
Extra bed AUD 20
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

488 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia

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City Center
  • Melbourne
    3.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Flagstaff Train Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Melbourne Central Station
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant
    600 ft
  • Soul Soup Cafe
    400 ft
Parks
  • Royal Exhibition Building
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    85

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Arrow On Swanston photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

The Standard Double Rooms feature a double bed, walk-in shower, toaster, tea/coffee making facilities, bar size fridge, basic kitchenette and open window available.

Standard Two-Bedroom Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

This room features 2 single beds, a kitchenette and a 32-inch LCD TV. Guests enjoy access to the fitness centre and pool. Daily housekeeping is offered, except for Sundays and public holidays. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. There is no capacity for additional guests. You can request your preferred bedding configuration in the Special Requests Box at the time of booking. The beds can both be in one bedroom, or in 2 separate bedrooms.

Studio Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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Two-Bedroom Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Room Description:

The Two-Bedroom Apartment includes a queen-size bed and a single bed in each bedroom and a sofa bed in the lounge area. Also featured is a walk-in shower, toaster, tea/coffee making facilities, bar size fridge, basic kitchenette and open window available. Please note that there is no capacity for additional guests.

Arrow On Swanston photos Room
Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

The One-Bedroom apartment includes a quee-size bed and lounge area. Also featured is a walk-in shower, toaster, tea/coffee making facilities, bar size fridge, basic kitchenette and open window available. Please note that there is no capacity for additional guests.

Arrow On Swanston photos Exterior Hotel information
Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Apartment|Apartment - 2 Rooms

Superior Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Room Description:

The Superior Twin Room includes 2 single beds and a sofa bed, walk-in shower, toaster, tea/coffee making facilities, bar size fridge, basic kitchenette and open window available. Daily housekeeping is offered, except for Sundays and public holidays. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 (see 'Policies' section). The 3rd guest will be accommodated on a sofa bed. If a sofa bed is required, please use the special request box when booking or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Superior Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Private Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Arrow On Swanston Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • RMIT Gallery1400 ft

Train stations

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Parliament House3300 ft

Museums

Theaters

Galleries

Underground stations

Local attractions

  • Immigration Museum5200 ft
    Corner of Flinders and William Streets 400 Flinders Street
  • Eureka Skydeck 88 1.1 mi
    7 Riverside Qy Southbank
  • Southbank1.0 mi
    Southbank Promenade
  • Yarra River1.0 mi
    Southbank Promenade
  • Fitzroy Gardens1.0 mi
    230 Wellington Parade Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street

Near the hotel

  • Old Melbourne Gaol1100 ft
    377 Russell St
  • Queen Victoria Market 1300 ft
    Corner Elizabeth and Victoria Streets
  • Melbourne Central1800 ft
    Corner of LaTrobe and Swanston Streets
  • Melbourne Museum2500 ft
    11 Nicholson Pl Carlton
  • Lygon Street1000 ft
    Lygon Street
  • State Library of Victoria 1700 ft
    328 Swanston Street
  • Coops Shot Tower1800 ft
    Lonsdale Street Melbourne Central

Restaurants nearby

  • Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant600 ft

    Address: 100 Victoria Street
    Phone: 03 9347 3344

    57% likes this, based on 224 reviews
    Price Range: USD 86 - USD 116

  • Lincoln Hotel, The600 ft

    Address: 91 Cardigan St
    Phone: (03) 9347 4666

    61% likes this, based on 18 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian
    Price Range: USD 33 - USD 33

  • Mercadante Woodfired Pizzeria1000 ft

    Address: Shop 123, Lygon St
    Phone: (03) 9347 6974

    80% likes this, based on 100 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 28

  • Soul Soup Cafe400 ft

    Address: 55 Cardigan Street
    Phone: 0403254358

    84% likes this, based on 14 reviews
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

  • Queen Victoria Market1200 ft

    Address: 513 Elizabeth Street
    Phone: (03) 9320 5822

    76% likes this, based on 226 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    85

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMelbourneArrow On Swanston

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Australia

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Arrow On Swanston Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Arrow On Swanston

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 416 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    It was clean and convienient

    The design of the apartment was a little squishy and the pillows were lumpy and hard.The cafe was closed on Sunday morning

  • Family with children
    5.0

    Mould in bathroom, extremely small and cramped area.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The girls on the reception desk were really lovely and helpful.

    The sofa bed was very uncomfortable.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Room location was far too noisy. Facing the raod, didn't sleep well at night.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    Good hotel stay for the money Very handy to the cbd and shopping

    The shower had mold in the grouting in the bottom of the shower The soap holder was broken .The noddy bed was not comfortable at all ,We did move onto another hotel for the rest of our stay

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Most good

    Shower needs r&m Heater needs r&m No Foxtell No Mini Bar

  • Single
    9.6

    really good value for money. The rooms had excellent facilities - i.e.stove top, mirowave, fridge and cooking utensils - more than most hotels in this price range.

  • Family with children
    8.0

    The staff, were very nice and help full.the gym is well equiped. good for a short stay, were you mainly just want a bed, and a room to relax at night.

    the sofa bed was very uncofortable. could do with a new mattess.legs didnt hold it up properly.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location excellent but did not like having separate rooms

    Did not explain that we would be in separate rooms-couple!!!!!

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Easy access coming from north of the state. Car parking available. Rooms comfortable and include kitchen, useful if staying any time. Good location, easy walk to southbank and federation square. Good access to Lygon St and China Town for eating. Two blocks from Vic markets Tram runs past front of hotel. Short walk from City Circle tram stop.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    It was a good location with a tram out the front. The city attractions were in walking distance, as were the Carlton restaurants. The Reception staff were very helpful when asked any questions about transport, shopping times etc. The room was comfortable and it was a good price.

    The shower was not very hot.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Reception staff on the ground floor were always polite and helpful

  • Family with children
    6.6

    The location was excellent and it was very clean and secure.

    The sofa bed was not ready for us when we arrived. It was far too uncomfortable to sleep on and impossible to sit on. The pillows were very thin and mattresses very hard.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Staff were always happy and helpful. It was very centrally located and easy to access transport etc. It was nice and clean and it was great having the cafe/general store attached. It was also good having the security card for the lifts so we didn't have unwanted visitors. Was great, thank you!

    The only thing that let the Arrow down was the fact that sometimes the shower wasn't hot and also our toilet was a bit blocked or didn't flush properly.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Its location is great. It's not in the city centre yet it is very close to it. And there's a convenience store right next door. I also like the kitchenette - I didn't necessarily eat outside every day.

    The staff who cleaned my room opened my balcony door but I had actually purposely locked it. I was in a foreign city and I had no idea of how safe or unsafe the area was.

How to reach hotel

hotel Arrow On Swanston - Melbourne Melbourne location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

488 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Melbourne
    3.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Flagstaff Train Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Melbourne Central Station
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Dracula's Cabaret Restaurant
    600 ft
  • Soul Soup Cafe
    400 ft
Parks
  • Royal Exhibition Building
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    85

Hotel Awards

AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedMelbourneArrow On Swanston

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Australia

Use Badge