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The Swanston Hotel Melbourne Grand Mercure

4.0/5 2,778 reviews
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  • The hotel has wifi WIFI/Internet Access
  • The hotel serves breakfast Breakfast
  • The hotel has a bar Bar
  • The hotel does not have a parking Parking
  • The hotel has a restaurant Restaurant
  • The hotel has air conditioning in rooms Air Conditioning
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Services in the hotel and nearby

Check-in from 14h00
Check out up to 11h00

Services and practical information

  • Online check-in

    Online check-in: Your arrival will be carefully prepared by our team
    Fast check-out: Simply return your key

  • WIFI/Internet Access
    • WIFI at the hotel
    • High-speed Internet
    • WIFI in the communal areas
    • WIFI in your room
    • WIFI access (Paying)
    • Optic fiber technology provides the highest possible speed of Internet connection.
  • Parking
    • Public indoor parking
    • Valet parking
    • Well-lit parking
  • Accessibility for people with reduced mobility
    • Reduced mobility rooms
    • Wheelchair access
    • Reduced mobility facilities
    • Accessible bathroom
  • Babysitting on request
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Air conditioned
    • Air conditioning
    • Manual temperature control
    • Air Conditioning
  • Reception open 24 hours a day
  • Early check-in/Late check-out
    • EARLY CHECK IN FROM 8AM (Paying)
    • LATE CHECK-OUT UP TO 6PM (Paying)
  • Dry cleaning / Ironing
  • Boutiques/shopping
    • Cash machine
    • Currency exchange
  • Porter
  • Concierge

Leisure and activities

  • Indoor heated pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Babysitting on request


  • Breakfast
  • 2 restaurant(s)
  • 1 bar(s)
  • Room service
    • Hot meals
    • Cold snacks
    • Opening hours : Week 24 Hours
    • Opening hours : Week-end 24 Hours
  • Snack & beverage machine

Business services

  • 12 meeting room(s)
  • Conventions hotel
  • Copy/print service available
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Hotel location

Our rooms

Offering elegant accommodation in the centre of the city, The Swanston Hotel Melbourne, Grand Mercure is the ideal option for visitors looking for hotels in Melbourne. Guests staying at this stylish Melbourne hotel can choose from a range of guest rooms and suites, with Superior options available. Beautifully appointed and spacious, each guest room features a range of amenities, including an LCD TV with Foxtel and pay movies, a DVD player & DVD library, a microwave, and wired and WIFI Internet access.

  • 202 rooms
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 3 rooms for people with reduced mobility
  • 24 connecting rooms
    • Air conditioning
    • Data port in room
    • Emergency exit map
    • Safe deposit box in room
    • TV with on-screen billing info
    • Telephone
    • Radio in room
    • WIFI in your room
    • Work desk in all rooms
    • Satellite/cable colour TV
    • Manual temperature control
    • Opening windows
    • Direct dial telephone
    • High speed transmission line
    • Iron in room
    • RJ 11 outlet
    • RJ 45 outlet
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Minibar
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Hair dryer in bathroom
    • Make-up/magnifying mirror
    • Sprinkler in room
    • Keycard-operated door locks
    • Audible smoke alarms in rooms
    • Deadbolts and/or locks in rooms
    • Smoke alarm in room
    • Emergency info in rooms
    • Voicemail
    • Alarm clock
    • Operator wake up call
    • Automatic wake up call
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4.2/5 AccorHotels Rating 9,931 reviews

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4.0/5 TripAdvisor Rating 2,778 reviews
Business - 18/11/2018 TripAdvisor review
« Great new rooms and other improvements in progress »

Have stayed here often over the years and while always ok, the old girl was looking a bit tired . Well that's all changing and the new rooms are great. The refurb shouldbe done in another few months. Bar and associated cafe could do with similar treatment.

Business - 17/11/2018 TripAdvisor review
« November 2018 stay »

Tired old rooms, lots of external noise, poor internet connectivity, lots of internal noise - construction noise during the day as they are updating rooms. No mention of this at the time of booking and still happy to charge usual rates!

Tony S. Couples - 15/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« I understand that you are rebranding but the tiredness of some of the facilities was disappointing »

My above "Title" comments pretty much sum up my stay. Your staff were as good as ever but the facilities were disappointinng.

Go47650963039 Business - 15/11/2018 TripAdvisor review
« Relaxing break. »

First time staying at this hotel but very impressed with all aspects of the stay. Nice clean comfortable spacious room. Breakfast very nice, plenty of variety and staff helpful. All staff at the hotel were helpful from our arrival to our departure. Would definitely stay there again. Centrally located for access to shops and transport.

Sarah T. Families - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« Fantastic location - Great staff! »

It was my birthday weekend, we were upgraded to a Pullman suite, staff were amazing and the location of your hotel was perfect! We loved it and as long as the price is right we will be back!

Janene C. Families - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« Very enjoyable. »

My daughter and myself really enjoyed ourselves. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was very clean. The hotel is close to everything. The only complaint we had was that the shower kept running hot and then cold.

Gianna G. Solo - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« meh »

overpriced. I looked directly onto a brick wall, could not sleep because of the permanent night light coming from the bathroom. It looks as if the hotel is trying to upgrade in the cheapest possible way. Mutton dressed as lamb. The smell coming from the carpet was overpowering, not enough rubbish bins, I could go on but I must say the shower was great

Jessica B. Families - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« Beautiful room and staff . We're helpful and always willing to help »


Peter Couples - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« weekend away »

Relaxing and lovely

Brianmac55 Business - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« 5 busy days in Melbourne »

I found finding the reception desk confusing as you enter through one doorway, wait at a reception desk to be told that you have to follow the corridor to the reception desk for the Grand Mercure. My room was upgraded to the new Pullman rooms but there was no welcome drink voucher, newspaper to your room or even a bottle of water in the room as I have experienced regularly in the past.

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Our hotel has responded to the review

Dear Brian, Thank you very much for your time in providing a review after staying with us recently. In late September, we separated the reception area between the 2 hotels, and I apologize for the confusion and inconveniences experienced. I am delighted that we managed to provide you with a complimentary upgrade to one of our Pullman Rooms. In regards to newspaper, unfortunately we don't offer that service anymore. Instead we have them all in the foyer for guests to help themselves. We should have provided you with welcome drink voucher and bottled waters. Please accept my sincere apologies that it was not the case on this occasion. Rest assured that I have addressed your concerns to our Front Office Manager to ensure the incident remains isolated. We hope to see you again soon for a better experience. Sincerely, Alex Mihardja operational Project Manager

Simbarashe Families - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« Didnt meet my expectation. »

When i made a booking through it said that the credit card provided had insufficient funds. There was $300 which was more than enough to ensure that it was a valid credit card. Booking said that we would pay at the hotel and no prepayment was required just a valid credit card. Tried to do over the phone and the concierge was somewhat helpful in letting me secure the room at the rate(which was inclusive of breakfast) but when i checked in and payed the hotel cost of $610, concierge informed me that breakfast was not included. This was not favourable as i had just cancelled a hotel down the road which had brekkie included in it’s price and had two rooms. If i knew that it was not going to have brekkie included i would have kept my original booking and stayed elsewhere. Travelling with two kids and not having brekkie included in the hotel price meant that i had to look for alternatives in the morning. Not happy!!! There is construction going on in the hotel which we were not notified of. Woke up on monday 12th to drilling going on...

Kersti C. Business - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« Nice room with a great view »

Was a little dissatisfied with the cleanliness of the room. I moved my bed closer to the window and there was rubbish and things under the bed, like it hadn’t been vaccumed since the last guests. Also the bath/shower floor had like a black mark where you would stand, and it made me uncomfortable to shower.

Peter N. Couples - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review

I was fortunate to stay in a newly renovated room which amazing ver comfortable the breakfast was very good also with helpful staff i will definitely stsy there my next visit to Melbourne

Mrs. L. B. Couples - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« Mrs. »

Most enjojable, disapointing only one lift working for two days and our rooms in need of updating

Christine J. Business - 14/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« Comfortable and relaxing. »

The room was spacious and comfortable and very quiet. Centrally located for easy access to the city shopping, trains and trams. Staff very helpful in all areas of the hotel. Good breakfast choices and gluten free cereal and bread as I had requested.

Couples - 14/11/2018 TripAdvisor review
« The complimentary upgrade was greatly appreciated. »

Although we were booked into one of the refurbished rooms at the Swanston, we were upgraded. This corner room on the 12 th floor was superb. The staff as usual were just so helpful, especially the Staff member who rescued us from the long wait to check out. The valet parking attendants were also great.

Jesse Friends - 13/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« The room felt like a back packers »

We liked the location of the hotel but the room did not match the photos of when we booked. It was rather disappointing.

Natalie Friends - 13/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« Not the best »

Hotel is old, bathroom shower base cracked

Deborah M. Couples - 13/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review
« Nice hotel, some disappointing aspects »

New carpets and fittings were very nice. Window in first room was broken so we had to ask to move. Mattress cover was for a queen bed on a king bed so partner felt uncomfortable all night. Two lift were broken so it took ages to go up and down.

Carmen F. Couples - 13/11/2018 AccorHotels certified review

Was very good, staff friendly and room was very nice. Concierge (Chris) was very helpful when we needed to know anything

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