Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 266
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Briza810 Found a gem
Found this little gem by accident when looking for a stop over before flying to FNQ. It's ideal for us country travelers, just a short stroll from Southern Cross Station. The staff were wonderful, helpful and friendly, I felt like they were genuine, not fake. Had a meal in the restaurant and it was fantastic and affordable. Again staff there were genuine. Overall a great experience and I will be back.
July 22, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by sjevan Poor cousin of other Holiday Inns
Don't know whats wrong with Victoria but compared to other states this is a budget version Holiday Inn.
When you travel a lot for work, consistency is one thing that can help make life normal, it is also nice to know that certain items or facilities will be available before you get there.
What is NOT available at this location that is at other Holiday Inns (and i have stayed in many)
Shoe cleaning kit
Complementary water for gold members
Decent size bathroom
A heater that works properly
Adequate staff on for checkout so the valet service which is mandatory and expensive is not delayed.
On the plus side, the usual things like good beds and pillows were there and were good. This hotel is in a good location for Southern Cross Station and Crown Casino is a short walk.
July 19, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by David8888 Thank you - great service
I stayed here after a long trip from the U.S. Have to say that the staff at the front desk (especially on the morning of July 16) provided great service. I would definitely stay here next time I am in Melbourne.
July 19, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Kylie7 Excellent for staying with kids
Staff very helpful and no request was too much trouble. The bar lounge area was great to meet up with other families travelling with us. Very hospitable. Easy walking distance to Ethihad, Shops and Crown Casino.
July 16, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by BBChipper Flinders
Good comfortable hotel and very central. Only thing letting the hotel down is the decor in the bathrooms looks tired and a musty smell.
July 16, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by gazza25 clean and tidy room and great staff
great room, dark and quiet, also clean.
could do with a updated bathroom but ok.
staff was very friendly and ready to answer any needs
July 10, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Scoop Makovec June 2014 stay
As always, my stay at Holiday Inn on Flinders was good. This is a good hotel with excellent staff.
July 9, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Naviti94 Great family hotel
We stay at The Holiday Inn often and think it's a great value hotel when travelling with kids. As an IHG member we love the free wi fi and that the kids get to eat free. The rooms are always clean and the beds are comfy.
July 9, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Badbillys central location,great nights sleep.good service
Coming from interstate(Tas) with two children (9yrs,13yrs) we need accommodation that is close to transport,cafes,hotels and fast food joints this hotel ticks all the boxes. transport to the airport and back and public transport is close by .A short walk to Southbank and along the river to the MCG or to Etihad.The food at the hotel is great if not a little expensive The amenities are better than average,and the pool is always a hit with the kids,even in winter overall convenient,troublefree,comfortable and better than average
July 2, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by ABT123 a place to relax
The staff are professional and friendly. The restaurant has a terific range of delicious choices. I went for an entree followed by dessert - fantastic. Good wine and beer selection.
July 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by SS Kwa Understanding staff and flexible no cancellation Policy
I booked a No cancellation booking due to a website error from an Agent (no Holiday Inn fault) which ended me booking a room in Sydney instead of Melbourne. I called the staff in Sydney and she allowed me to cancel it. I will continue to use Holiday Inn as my first choice hotel booking whenever possible.
June 30, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by DenisV Never come back
In my 20 plus years traveling all around the world this was the worst stay in hotel. If you look my comments on net regarding some other holiday inn you will see different and why.
June 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BonzInc Great service and caring staff
This is a hotel that makes you feel like you are at home. The staff are knowledgeable, caring friendly and happy. The parking is secure, which is an important factor to me. I wholeheartedly recommend this hotel.
June 23, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by dpwzzz Comfortable Place to Stay
Good location, Good service from Staff and comfortable room and Bed.
Close to Transport and Facilities.
June 19, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by sheetle2784 fabulous staff
Stay here was very comfortable and made even better by fabulous staff who were responsive and adaptable to different situations. Highly recommended! Hotel is in a very convenient location too, just 3 minutes walk from Southern Cross station so it is very easy to get around city or even venture to the suburbs.
June 18, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Dafi Close to everything
This hotel is situated close to Southern Cross station making it very easy to get to and from the airport. This central location gives easy access to theatres/shows, Melbourne's markets and a whole range of eateries. Staff were very helpful. Rooms were pleasant with a range of pillows to meet the differing needs of travellers. Comfy bed.
June 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tuppence23 Friendly staff
Made sure our stay was wonderful. Our room was made available to us as soon as we arrived well before check in time. They were more than helpful and check in and check out was extremely efficient.
June 14, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by phantomverde great location
great location in Melbourne with free city circle tram only a few hundred metres away. Crown Casino and Southern Cross railway station only a short stroll from hotel. however, took quite a few nights to get used to the outside noise of trains running during the night. inside room you could hear toilets flushing from other rooms above. Look , the location is the reason we stayed at this hotel and whilst the above noises during the night were annoying I would probably stay here again.
June 12, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Trains3091 Squeeky bed, but good location
This Hotel was chosen because it was close to the Plenary for Celtic Concert
June 11, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by SarWah Smelly, dirty & not happy
All rooms have showers over the baths, there was mould in the shower and the gym equipment was old and unreliable.
My room smelt musty and although I requested the sheets changed it was not done during my stay
June 9, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by clarmich Good value for money
Located at the intersection of Flinders Lane and Spencer Street, the Holiday Inn on Flinders is well located to Docklands with a price tag that matches the quality - a good upper mid-range hotel. Staff were friendly, the room well presented and the upgrade to a suite appreciated. You're not paying for 5-star, nor do you receive it. But you get what you're promised and a little bit more. I'll be back.
June 9, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Mick51 Weekend Stay
Is a terrific venue to stay for a weekend in the City. Very good service and great amenities. I thoroughly recommend.
June 9, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Yutenji No frills but no big complaints
The room and amenities were pleasant, though I was directly opposite the lift, which meant I had some noise from people in transit. Similarly, facing the street (Flinders Lane) meant I got some real traffic noise, but not excessive.
The breakfast in-room was surprisingly good and good value. The internet was patchy, sometimes good, sometimes quite poor. I would stay here again, but it probably wouldn't be my first choice.
June 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by ko77 Relaxing stay
excellent hotel, good value and would recommend it to anyone
June 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by juddy 05 Service
Very good Staff , good food, Nice place to have a drink
June 3, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Paulie123 relaxing stay
i've never stayed at holiday inn on flinders before but I'd stay again next time we visit melbourne. the staff were very friendly and helpful, the food was delicious and it really allowed us to chill out and relax without hassles
May 27, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Mr k Don't stay
Omg would not stay again staff where great but got sick of hearing them say I am sorry about it !!! We turned up at 4.30 pm to check in and we get told our room is not ready so please wait at the bar so we waited till 5.30 and I'll ask again about our room and it is still not ready so we told them we where heading out for tea. We got back to the motel about 9pm and final got into our room and OMG it smelled the guy come up and spayed smelly stuff but it didn't work .
April 30, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Lofty21 All round good
The only issue that we really had was that the mattress needs to be replaced. It had the rise in the middle from age.
April 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Daffy14 Welcome Back
On arrival there was a friendly greeting from Paolo, who quickly went about registering. We went to our room and commenced our relaxation. There was Happy Hour so we took advantage of that, followed by a great meal. The bar staff and food waiters were excellent.
The men urinal behind the front desk needs some attention as discussed with staff.
Looking forward to our next visit.
April 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Strangybow Business & Pleasure in The Heart of Melbourne
I have stayed at this hotel for both business and for personal vacations to Melbourne. From a business standpoint it is in an excellent location on the edge of the Melbourne CBD and the new Docklands development, with easy access to the freeway to the airport.
For exploring Melbourne for pleasure it offers a whole heap more. It sits on the edge of the tram system with access to both North/South and East/West tram routes. So whether you want to explore St. Kilda, Toorak Road, Chapel Street, Port Melbourne, or Bridge Road factory label outlets etc. they are all just a tram ride away - and it's so easy with the Melbourne MyKi travel card.
The MCG is a short 20 minute walk as is the heart of Docklands. The Melbourne Exhibition Centre and attached Duty Free Outlets are only 10 minutes walk. Southbank and The Crown Casino complex are only a five minute walk.
I stay about 60-70 nights a year in IHG hotels in the various chains they own. This is probably not the most luxurious of them, but the staff are definitely the most friendly and welcoming of any that I've stayed in in Australia, Asia, the US and Europe. My guess is that this is because it is not a very large hotel.
So whether for business purposes or as a base to explore Melbourne, I would highly recommend this hotel.
April 24, 2014