The hotel is housed within a magnificent heritage-listed Victorian building. It was renovated in 2006 and comprises a total of 41 rooms. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, a cloakroom, a games room and conference facilities. It also features an elegant restaurant and bar, a beautifully appointed reading room with a book swapping service, magazines, newspapers and a PC that offers free wireless Internet access. For an additional fee, guests may take advantage of the 24-hour room service and laundry services as well as the parking facilities.
The hotel is situated on Melbourne's leafy and peaceful St Kilda Road. It is a short 8-minute tram ride to the centre of the CBD or a 10-minute stroll to the South Bank Complex and Federation Square. Trams and buses run from outside the hotel into the city, the beach or to trendy Chapel Street. Albert Park (home of the Grand Prix) is a few metres from the hotel with its boating lake, golf course and children's park.
All deluxe rooms were refurbished in 2006 and have an elegant and traditional style of décor. The rooms offer an en suite bathroom with shower, wireless Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities, ironing equipment, a hairdryer, alarm clock radio, a minibar, foxtel TV, and individually adjustable reverse-cycle air conditioning and heating. Furthermore, a direct dial telephone and a double bed are provided in all accommodation as standard.
The hotel has an on-site beauty treatment room offering massages and body treatments (charges apply). Free use of the on-site gym available for all guests. It also features a historic snooker room with a full-sized table as well as a Bocce pitch and chess and other board games are available.
The restaurant is open daily for breakfast, and guests have the choice between a continental buffet breakfast or a full breakfast cooked fresh to order. Breakfast is served from 7am to 10am weekdays and from 7.30am to 10.30am weekends. Lunch is served Monday to Friday from midday until 3pm. Dinner is served every evening from 6pm until 10pm.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted forms of payment.
A taxi from the airport to the hotel door costs approximately USD 70.00. A return shuttle bus from the airport may be arranged with the hotel for approximately USD 30.00 per person, or around USD 18.00 per person one-way. Guests arriving by car from the airport should take the city link to the city and then take the King Street exit, then the St Kilda Road exit.
For the comfort, security and convenience of guests the hotel has 24-hour reception and is open 365 days a year.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board