優點: Doubletree at Flinders has all the makings of a being lovely hotel -- warm service, well-maintained rooms and in a very accessible location right next to the tram stops and Flinders Station.
缺點: 3 major drawbacks -- a city centre hotel without free in-room wifi access [there is access at a prohibitive price] is really unacceptable in this digital age, and shows a shortsightedness one does not expect from a Hilton brand. Whether you're travelling on business or leisure in Melbourne, wifi access is a must as this is a city firmly in the digital age, and Doubletree shows it lack of vision by not being up to speed.
The pillows were terribly poor quality -- flat, with all the fluffiness gone out of them. Made for a very uncomfortable sleep. Surprising as one would think Hilton would get this fundamental right.
The area immediately around the hotel is dodgy -- with vagrants, drunks, homeless and the general underbelly of a city you hope not to see. Not much Doubletree can do about this, though, as it's a sacrifice you make for train access.
But if you're a single traveller, and have to move about early morning or late at night, be careful. It may not be the best spot to be in.
優點: Car parking - cheap, secure and easy access
Location - short walk to Etihad, Docklands, Queen Vic Markets, Aquarium
Rooms were fine
Good view across to Docklands
缺點: Very slow wifi
優點: Very friendly reception staff
缺點: Even though I'd booked a two night stay (in different rooms) and when I checked in at midnight, the night staff told me I could stay in the same room, they kept ringing me the next morning to see what time I was checking out. The cleaning staff almost walked in on me.....good thing I was dressed.
優點: The hotel was nice and clean, parking is cheap for a city. Easy as too find, right on the tram lines
優點: Left luggage kept safe after my stay for 2 days.
缺點: While I was meant t have been upgraded into a larger room here was no hot water in the shower and no time to change in a meaningful way as I was only staying one night.
優點: The location is great and the rooms are pretty basic. You get what you pay for.
缺點: There was no "do not disturb" sign to put on the door so housekeeping would let themselves in without so much as a single knock. I could have been naked. Noise from the hall filtered into the room so as a light sleeper I had trouble with that.
Wanted to have a look around the hotel because of the heritage but got told off by one of the staff.