$106 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 13, 2014 Check-out: Jul 16, 2014

Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

4 stars
328 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Melbourne, VI 3000
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
9 reviews
Nice boutique hotel

This hotel is at a good location with free transfer service for skybus. Free and fast internet is a... See full review

  • YCFW
  • Sep 20, 2013
Great little hotel

Great hotel in a great location. The staff are friendly and provide excellent recommendations on... See full review

  • Travelb1
  • Jun 4, 2013
Rendezvous Grand hotels range from contemporary to heritage-style accommodations, located across the Asia-Pacific region. At the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne, the elegance of the 1913 building meets 21st century technology in a seamless and stylish mix. The Straits Cafe prides itself on local ingredients, including the best of Australian wines from the Victoria region of Yarra Valley. From the splendor of the Grand Vestibule, with its columns and colonnades, to the river panoramas outside the windows of select rooms, the hotel offers a decidedly 'boutique' experience, confirmed by a 2013 Golden Circle Award.
Key facts
  • 340 guestrooms
  • 2 restaurants: Straits Cafe and The Traveler's Bar
  • Cocktail bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge service
  • Fitness center
  • Exhibition space
  • Babysitting
  • Wedding services
Neighborhood
The Rendezvous Grand is in the heart of Melbourne's Central Business District (CBD). Guests are within easy reach of the city's hip Southbank district and the continually-revolving arts program at Federation Square.
Hints and tips
The hotel was build in the early 1900s, so rooms are on the small side.
For a taste of Old World luxury, check out the Club Rooms, which feature original leadlight windows, dramatic ceilings and Edwardian Baroque design.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne Rooms

One Bedroom Suite
Luxurious, 48sqm one bedroom suites feature a large master bedroom, walk-in wardrobe, marble bathroom and King size bed. Suites offer a separate lounge area ideal for entertaining or business meetings. Free broadband, daily newspaper & chocolates.
Superior Room
Contemporary designed and defined by natural tones, rich fabrics and modern comforts, providing guests with a sense of comfort, intimacy and an experience of understated luxury. Every room features quality furnishings, LCD television, executive desk, high speed broadband, Foxtel, designer bathroom with indulgent overhead drenching showers, in-room movies, personal safe, mini bar, coffee and tea making facilities, voicemail, iron and ironing board, hairdryers, bathrobes, slippers and non smoking guestrooms. 1 queen bed or 2 single beds.
Deluxe Room
NEWLY refurbished!!! These rooms offer a luxurious experience with cozy & warm ambience. Comfortable bedding with lush linen, large executive desk featuring Media Hub, 40" LCD TV, FOXTEL, internet, plus thoughtful touches such as robes & slippers. 1 queen bed or 2 single beds.
Heritage Room
OLD WORLD CHARM!!! These magnificent Rooms located on the hotel's heritage floors featuring original Edwardian Baroque designed ornate 18 foot ceilings, columns & leadlight windows. King, Queen or Double bed. FREE BROADBAND, CHOCOLATES & NEWSPAPER

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Internet
High-speed internet
Accessibility
Wheel chair access

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Hotel Map

-37.8183 144.9636
Area served
Rialto Towers, Eureka Skydeck, Southgate, Crown Casino, Aquarium, Botanic Gardens, Rod Laver Arena, Federation Square, Docklands, Telstra Dome, Victorian Arts Centre, Grand Prix, Como House, Concert Hall, shopping just minutes away.
Nearby airports
Melbourne International Airport & Avalon Domestic Airport.
Area description
The hotel is located in the very heart of the CBD, within walking distance to world class shopping, famous theatres, major sporting venues, premier entertainment, spectacular dining, Crown Casino, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Center, directly opposite the equally historic Flinders Street Railway Station.

Nearby points of interest

  • Flinders Street Station: 0.1 mi
  • ANZ Banking Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Victorian Arts Centre: 0.2 mi
  • Immigration Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Block Arcade: 0.2 mi
  • Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct: 0.2 mi
  • St Paul's Cathedral: 0.2 mi
  • Southgate Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • Eureka Tower: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Arcade: 0.3 mi
  • Federation Square: 0.3 mi
  • Melbourne Town Hall: 0.3 mi
  • Sunday Market: 0.3 mi
  • Manchester Unity Building: 0.3 mi
  • Rialto Towers: 0.3 mi
  • Flinders Street Station: 0.1 mi
  • ANZ Banking Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Victorian Arts Centre: 0.2 mi
  • Immigration Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Block Arcade: 0.2 mi
  • Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct: 0.2 mi
  • St Paul's Cathedral: 0.2 mi
  • Southgate Plaza: 0.2 mi
  • Eureka Tower: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Arcade: 0.3 mi
  • Federation Square: 0.3 mi
  • Melbourne Town Hall: 0.3 mi
  • Sunday Market: 0.3 mi
  • Manchester Unity Building: 0.3 mi
  • Rialto Towers: 0.3 mi
  • Bourke Street Mall: 0.3 mi
  • Crown Casino: 0.3 mi
  • Observation Deck: 0.4 mi
  • Melbourne Aquarium: 0.4 mi
  • Scots Church: 0.4 mi
  • St Michael`s Uniting Church: 0.4 mi
  • Chinatown Melbourne: 0.4 mi
  • National Gallery of Victoria: 0.5 mi
  • Parliament House: 0.5 mi
  • Southern Cross Station: 0.5 mi
  • State Library of Victoria: 0.6 mi
  • Chinese Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Victoria Police Museum: 0.6 mi
  • City Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Princess Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • Old Treasury Building: 0.7 mi
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl: 0.7 mi
  • Old Melbourne Gaol: 0.7 mi
  • Melbourne Exhibition Centre: 0.7 mi
  • Post Master Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • Treasury Gardens: 0.7 mi
  • Parliament Gardens: 0.8 mi
  • Melbourne City Baths: 0.8 mi
  • St. Peter's Church: 0.8 mi
  • Giant Sky Wheel: 0.8 mi
  • Maritime Museum Polly Woodside: 0.8 mi
  • Queen Victoria Market: 0.9 mi
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral: 0.9 mi
  • Telstra Dome: 0.9 mi
  • Fitzroy Gardens: 1 mi

Dining

The Grill Restaurant
The Grill Restaurant offers authentic international cuisine that showcases the finest local and organic produce. Enjoy a meal made with fresh seasonal ingredients, complemented by the restaurant's refined ambience. Our friendly staff will be happy to help you pair your food with a fine Australian or international wine from our extensive wine list.
The Travellers Bar
During the day, The Travellers Bar presents an extensive selection of freshly brewed teas, coffees and light meals. In the evening, enjoy tapas style bar snacks and sit back and let our experienced bartenders guide you through our wide selection of fine champagnes, wines and classic cocktails. Exquisite furnishings and stunning artwork complete the ambiance, making it truly one of Melbourne's best kept secrets.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (9)

Ratings and reviews for Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
9 out of 9
Amenities:
3.6
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.4

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Alex Zoo
New York
Jan 25, 2013

Great location and staff

Great location for attending the Australian Open. Staff was helpingful with printing documents.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Free tram to the Australian Open was a 2 minute walk from the hotel.

Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
jhaars
Sunshine Coast Australia
Dec 1, 2013

Beautiful lobby, cramped rooms

I hoped for a bit more from a four star hotel. Yes, there is a beautiful lobby and fancy dining and bar. But rooms are very cramped, in particular the bathroom which had a shower/bath combo that had my tall husband crouching to take a shower. The complimentary wi-fi could not be reached on our 6th floor room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Go to Cookie Bar in China town for excellent Thai food and an amazing beer and wine list.

Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
YCFW
Business
Taipei, Taiwan
Sep 20, 2013

Nice boutique hotel

This hotel is at a good location with free transfer service for skybus. Free and fast internet is a big plus. Although the hotel looks old outside, the rooms look very modern and nice. I had difficulty in getting a one king-size bed room when checking in (requesting by phone few weeks in advance). While I know such requests cannot be guaranteed, most staff (except for the first one handling my check-in) were happy to help (and I eventually got one). The water pressure in the bathroom is low though. Overall, a good hotel for a short biz trip.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Travelb1
Minneapolis, mn
Jun 4, 2013

Great little hotel

Great hotel in a great location. The staff are friendly and provide excellent recommendations on what to do, see and eat. The location can't be beat just across from the train station, two block from federation square and the free tram and tour bus.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Alex Zoo
New York
Jan 25, 2013

Great location and staff

Great location for attending the Australian Open. Staff was helpingful with printing documents.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Free tram to the Australian Open was a 2 minute walk from the hotel.

Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Carlos in Santiago
Business
Santiago, Chile
Jul 12, 2012

Rendezvous

It is a good hotel in Melbourne. Offers luxury at an affordable price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JR190
Wilmington, DE
Jan 19, 2012

Very pleased overall - would recommend

I stayed here for 2 nights at the end of a long trip to Australia. Overall, I was very happy with it. The room was very clean, fairly quite and pretty comfortable. My main complaint about the room is that it could have used additional lighting. Staff was courteous and helpful. Location in the central business district is great. Convenient to many attractions and public transportation. Right across the street from the Flinders St. Station. I would stay again if I returned to Melbourne.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Some really great gelato on the 2nd floor (or what Australians would consider the 1st floor) of the Southgate mall across the river.

Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Vancouver, Canada
Apr 20, 2011

Small but nice

the rooms are small but the location and staff are great at this hotel. This is an old hotel with a lot of character. A big bonus is internet is free for up to 3 hours per day. I would stay here again. Lots of restaurants are within close walking distance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

2 blocks away great dining

Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
san antonio, tx.
Oct 7, 2009

excellent location

we were pleased with the room. it is within walking distance of most attractions and the free trolly is just outside so you can get to almost anything. the staff was very helpful and even escorted us to a restaurant we couln't find. we recommend this hotel

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
san antonio, tx.
Oct 7, 2009

excellent location

we were pleased with the room. it is within walking distance of most attractions and the free trolly is just outside so you can get to almost anything. the staff was very helpful and even escorted us to a restaurant we couln't find. we recommend this hotel

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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