Built in 2008 and modelled on the grandeur of the original European pension hotels, this is Melbourne's most affordable boutique hotel and combines original turn-of-the-century building features with modern design and soft tones, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Guests have a choice of 113 furnished and well-decorated rooms, and it has specifically been designed to cater for the discerning budget-conscious traveller. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a cloakroom and lift access. It also offers a bar, WLAN/Internet access, room and laundry services and a car park.
This hotel is located on 16 Spencer Street, in the heart of Melbourne CBD, just a stone's throw from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Telstra Dome, the Crown Casino, Southern Cross Interstate rail and coach terminal and many of Melbourne's major tourist attractions. Factory outlet shopping venues and Melbourne Aquarium are within 400 m, the Docklands are 600 m, the city centre and Swanston Street are 1.2 km, as is Federation Square, the Eureka Sky Deck is 1.5 km and the MCG is 2.7 km away. It is 3.6 km to Port Melbourne and the beach and Melbourne Airport is 27 km away.
All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer, as well as a double bed, satellite/cable TV, a radio and Internet access. Superior bedding in all the rooms guarantee guests' comfort and they feature a wide choice of lighting, meaning that guests can illuminate their room according to their mood. They are also equipped with a fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, individually adjustable air conditioning and centrally regulated heating.
The hotel features a 15 m˛ rooftop sundeck.
The La Pesche café and bar is located on the ground floor of the hotel and guests can start their day there with a delicious breakfast, coffee and cake or relax at the end of a busy day in the lounge bar area.
American Express, Diners Club, Eftpos, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Satellite cable TV