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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Melbourne, Victoria

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cmbtravel...
Vancouver, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
383 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
“Great location and flexible 'landlady'”
Reviewed 16 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
3
people found this review helpful

We picked this place to be near our daughter and were very pleased with our choice. First off, we changed our plans a few times due to flight changes and changes to our other commitments within Australia. Ruth and Danielle were extremely accommodating and made no fuss despite the several changes to arrival and departure dates. On our departure date we asked if we could leave our suitcases in the unit as our outbound departure from Melbourne was in the PM. Not only did they agree but also offered a later checkout time (without us asking) even though new guests were arriving the same day! How often do you get that kind of treatment? The unit itself, while compact, has everything you need, even a car park space and clothes washer/dryer. The Carlton Cardigan St. property is a block from the trams that take you to the core of the city with a 10 minute ride. One block in the other direction is Lygon St with all kinds of shops... green grocer, supermarket, many cafes and wine stores, several delis all within a two block strip. When we return to Melbourne we will definitely want to stay here again.

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Liked best: Location and service
Liked least: Can't think of anything
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
25 Aug 2016
Thank you for your wonderful review. Welcome back anytime!
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IanandD
Australia
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Small but perfectly formed”
Reviewed 12 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
4
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This little apartment is very cute and perfectly situated between Lygon St and the tramway. It had the tiniest (but perfectly functional) bathroom that I have see in Australia. I will certainly stay here again next time we are in Melbourne

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Was up two flights of stairs
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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25 Aug 2016
Thank you for your lovely review. Welcome back anytime!
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EvieRoseC...
Chinnor
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A beautifully appointed apartment in a bustling area”
Reviewed 15 October 2013 for a stay in March 2013
5
people found this review helpful

Position Perfect’s apartment at Carlton is light, spacious and beautifully and tastefully furnished, and I have stayed there a few times. It has all you need for a self-catering holiday – if, indeed you wish to cook for yourself - as it is located very close to the shops, cafes and restaurants of Melbourne’s Italian sector in Lygon Street.

If you need to shop for food, there are supermarkets and delicatessens within a very short walk.

The apartment is also a couple of minutes walk from the trams in Swanston Street which take you to Melbourne’s main shopping area and also on to Federation Square and Flinders Street Station.

Position Perfect’s Carlton apartment is set in the middle of a bustling and friendly student area close to Melbourne University, and is perfectly suited to anyone wishing to explore Melbourne and its surrounds.

I would also like to mention the landlords who are kindness itself. Nothing is too much trouble, and they are extremely nice and decent people, which always helps I feel.

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Liked best: Ease of access to shops, trams and restaurants
Liked least: Student area means it's quite bustling on occasions, but not a major issue
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
15 Oct 2013
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We enjoy having you stay each time. I hope we continue to live up to our reputation!
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rmene07
Vicenza, Italy
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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Travelling group: Compagno/a
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Aug 2016
Thank you for your lovely review. Welcome back anytime!
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