Grand Chancellor Melbourne Hotel

131 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Australia, 3000  show map
 4 stars
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Grand Chancellor Melbourne Hotel

 Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

Wi-Fi in rooms

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Private swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

The Hotel Grand Chancellor is a four-star accommodation in the heart of Melbourne, located on Lonsdale Street. The hotel offers 160 spacious rooms, a heated rooftop swimming pool, restaurant and café bar. The hotel’s conference center consists of 6 rooms and is equipped with state of the art technologies. Wi-Fi is available in the lobby and Encore Bar. Broadband internet access is provided in all rooms at a cost of 77 cents per minute.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of floors   17.  Number of rooms   160.

Rooms

The hotel features 160 rooms including economy, executive and superior rooms. All bedrooms offer a broadband internet access, collection of latest movies and selected Foxtel channels. Economy rooms have a double or twin bedding, private balcony and a writing desk. Executive rooms house a double or queen bedding and a power saver shower. Superior rooms offer king bedding, work space and a specious seating area.

Dining options

Encore café and bar located on the ground floor of the hotel serves afternoon drinks and evening meals. The large windows of the café overlooks Lonsdale Street. Half price drinks are served from 5pm to 6pm Monday - Friday. Footlights restaurant serves full breakfast which include scrambled eggs, pork and veal sausages, eye bacon, Belgian waffles, mushrooms, grilled tomato with fresh herbs, potato and onion hash browns, platters of seasonal fruits, etc. Breakfast is available from 6.30am till 10.00am all week long.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of AUD 21 per person per night. 

Services

Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne offers a fully equipped conference center that consists of six rooms, able to accommodate up to 100 people. Flexible floor layouts and seating arrangements can be organized.

Leisure

Heated rooftop swimming pool with views of Melbourne is open from 7am to 11pm daily.

Additional features

The hotel provides 24-hour reception, 24-hours room service, same day dry cleaning service, laundry service, safe deposit boxes and secretarial service. There is a parking underneath the hotel at a rate for guests of $19.50 per 24 hours.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Guest Parking

  • private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is AUD 22 per day.

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Fitness center
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

131 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Australia, 3000

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City Center
  • Melbourne
    4.5km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Parliament Train Station
    500 m
  • Flinders Street Station
    900 m
Underground stations
  • Melbourne Central Station
    600 m
  • Flagstaff Station
    1.3km
Restaurants
  • seamstress (cuisine: Chinese, Australian, Pan-Asian)
    30 m
  • Shark Fin Inn (cuisine: Chinese)
    80 m
Parks
  • Golden Mile Heritage Trail
    320 m
  • Royal Exhibition Building
    680 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    17
  • Number of rooms:
    160

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Rooms and availability

The hotel features 160 rooms including economy, executive and superior rooms. All bedrooms offer a broadband internet access, collection of latest movies and selected Foxtel channels. Economy rooms have a double or twin bedding, private balcony and a writing desk. Executive rooms house a double or queen bedding and a power saver shower. Superior rooms offer king bedding, work space and a specious seating area.

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Bed type: King Size bed or 2 King Size beds or 3 King Size beds
Size: 40m2
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  • Private bathroom
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      Size: 28m2
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      • Private bathroom
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          Size: 28m2
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne Hotel Melbourne location
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              Hotel Address:

              131 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Australia, 3000

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Melbourne
                4.5km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Parliament Train Station
                500 m
              • Flinders Street Station
                900 m
              Underground stations
              • Melbourne Central Station
                600 m
              • Flagstaff Station
                1.3km
              Restaurants
              • seamstress (cuisine: Chinese, Australian, Pan-Asian)
                30 m
              • Shark Fin Inn (cuisine: Chinese)
                80 m
              Parks
              • Golden Mile Heritage Trail
                320 m
              • Royal Exhibition Building
                680 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of floors:
                17
              • Number of rooms:
                160

              Hotel Awards

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              Best Design Hotels in Australia

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              Grand Chancellor Melbourne Location

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              What's nearby

              What's nearby.

              It is worth seeing the Parliament House of Victoria, which was the first seat of the Australian federal government, climbing the Eureka Tower which provides a panoramic view of Melbourne, strolling along Docklands, a popular shopping area, or the Federation Square. Immigration museum on Flinders Street reveals the moving stories of people from all over the world. Melbourne museum houses 7 galleries.

              Tourist attractions

              • RMIT Gallery - 400 m
              • St Paul's Cathedral - 700 m
              • Melbourne Aquarium - 800 m
              • Federation Square - 800 m
              • Eureka Tower - 1.2km

              Popular areas

              • Southbank Promenade - 1.1km

              Places of interest

              Train stations

              • Parliament Train Station - 400 m
              • Flinders Street Station - 800 m
              • Flagstaff Train Station - 1.0km
              • Jolimont Train Station - 1.4km

              Convention centers

              • Hamer Hall - 1.0km

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Parliament House - 300 m

              Museums

              • Melbourne Museum - 700 m

              Theaters

              • Her Majesty's Theatre - 100 m
              • Regent Theatre - 200 m
              • Princess Theatre - 300 m
              • Forum Theatre - 600 m

              Galleries

              • State Library of Victoria - 200 m
              • Royal Exhibition Building - 600 m
              • Melbourne Arts Centre - 1.3km

              Underground stations

              • Melbourne Central Station - 500 m
              • Flagstaff Station - 1.2km

              Local Attractions

              • Grainger Museum - 1.5km
                Royal Parade, Melbourne
              • Galactic Circus - 1.8km
                Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne
              • Victoria Police Museum - 1.9km
                World Trade Centre, Melbourne
              • National Sports Museum - 1.7km
                Brunton Ave, Jolimont, Melbourne
              • Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story - 1.8km
                2A Clarendon Street, Melbourne

              Near the hotel

              • Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc. - 40 m
                22 Cohen Place, Melbourne
              • State Library of Victoria - 330 m
                328 Swanston Street, Melbourne
              • Bourke Street Mall and Melbourne's Central - 430 m
                FromElizabeth Street to Exhibition Street, Melbourne
              • Melbourne Town Hall - 530 m
                Corner Swanston Street and Collins Street, Melbourne
              • Flight Experience - 260 m
                Shop 9, QV Shopping Centre, Melbourne
              • Golden Mile Heritage Trail - 320 m
                Federation Square, Melbourne
              • Parliament House of Victoria - 400 m
                Spring Street, Melbourne

              Restaurants Nearby

              • seamstress - 30 m

                Address: 113 Lonsdale Street
                Phone: 03 9663 6363

                76% likes this, based on 101 reviews
                Cuisine: Chinese, Australian, Pan-Asian
                Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 15

              • Pizza Restaurant POMODORO - 40 m

                Address: 118 Lonsdale Street
                Phone: 0396638006

                74% likes this, based on 40 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 23

              • Longrain - 210 m

                Address: 44 Little Bourke St
                Phone: (03) 9671 3151

                76% likes this, based on 325 reviews
                Cuisine: Thai
                Price Range: GBP 10 - GBP 34

              • Shark Fin Inn - 80 m

                Address: 50 Little Bourke Street
                Phone: (03) 9662 2681

                69% likes this, based on 145 reviews
                Cuisine: Chinese
                Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 19

              • Madam Kay's Platz Cafe - 30 m

                Address: 139 Lonsdale St.
                Phone: +60396399939

                61% likes this, based on 17 reviews
                Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Asian, English, Malaysian
                Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 12

              Getting there.

              The hotel lies in a vivid area packed with theatres, cinemas and shopping centers. Chinatown is in close proximity. The Melbourne Airport is located within 40-minuute drive to the hotel.

              Getting around.

              All major sights are located in the city center. The public transport consists of trams, trains and buses. Public transportation is quite comfortable and bus, so it is possible to move around easily without using a car.

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of floors:
                17
              • Number of rooms:
                160

              Hotel Awards

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              Grand Chancellor Melbourne Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Chancellor Melbourne

              Average guest rating

              7.0out of 10
              Very good
              Based on 683 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              7.0
              Value
              8.0
              Location
              8.0

              Individual guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                Great location, near the free city circle tram meaning very easy access to shops, resturants and the sites of Melbourne

                We ran out of sugar one evening and then the following afternoon when we arrived back to the hotel the stock of sugar satchels had not been replenished, other than that all good

              • Older travelers
                4.2

                Location in the city

                Had no gym-had a room by a garbage shoot-hotel staff not overly friendly.

              • Group of friends
                4.4

                Definatly not 4.5 star, the room was extremly small, outdated, and cleanliness only just met criteria. Extremly disappointed.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                The position close to the middle of the cbd and near China Town and the Theatre precinct. Great vfm

                Nothing

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                the location, staff fantastic always answer questions and helpful, extra clean room and hotel was clean and tidy breakfast was great also

                there was nothing i didnt like about this hotel

              • Older travelers
                7.4

                good location, clean, roomy for a hotel

                one access free internet, then no more for rest of day

              • Older travelers
                5.0

                After discount the rate is ok. Not with the full rate. Room is small but clean.

                Aircond units are outside so a little noisy. Water bottle has strong plastic smell. Was charged for, I have to ring back to reverse the charge. Not keen to hear your comments.

              • Group of friends
                8.2

                Close to bars, Chinatown and CBA atm.

                Room service was at 9:30am which I thought was too early.

              • Older travelers
                5.8

                Very close to city centre. Great if shopping is one of the list of things to do while in Melbourne

                Newspapers could be provided free for the room price charged. Not every hotel staff is friendly or helpful.

              • Single
                5.0

                The food is not very nice, there was no ironing board in my room and not enough blankets on the beds. When I did get an ironing board the iron was useless and kept setting off the smoke alarms. But the staff were very kind and couteous.

              • Older travelers
                4.6

                General condition and cleanliness of room was of OK standard

                *Curtains in room didnt shut *Toilet seat wouldnt stay up, had to hold up. *Shower over bath didnt drain, had to shower in pool of dirty water *Underside of bed doona had large dirty stain. *1 of 2 lifts was out of order for entire stay. At one stage both lifts were out of order and had to climb stairs to level 7 on TWO occasions. VERY DISSAPPOINTING STAY, considering I most certainly didnt want the cheapest room I could find, and was prepared to, and did pay extra for a better motel. Also chose a Superior King Suite rather than the most basic room on offer, hoping that this would be of better quality, condition, and cleanliness. Was so far from reaility. Will not stay here again, and will not recommend.

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                We were upgraded at no extra cost, Free newspaper, greta view, quiet,free tapas at bar

                bathroom a bit small, but ok

              • Couple
                7.4

                I chose this hotel for it's outdoor pool facility and was extremely dissapointed to be told it was out of use on my day of arrival. This information should be on the website as it is extremely misleading. Also, I was not told $100 would be put on hold in my account, this was also dissapointing as I hadnt planned on this money not being available to me during the week.

              • Couple
                4.2

                We paid for a king size bed and got two single beds pushed together. Each time we moved, the beds would part and one of us would fall in the craves. The mattresses had big brown stains, which we had the pleasure of seeing every time we did the bed. The bathroom still had hairs from the last guest and had not been cleaned in a few days.

              • Couple
                5.4

                Excellent location, size of room was good.

                Bed was very hard&noisy. We were told we had been given a complimentary upgrade however I do not think this was true, rooms are very basic.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne Hotel Melbourne location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              131 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Australia, 3000

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Melbourne
                4.5km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Parliament Train Station
                500 m
              • Flinders Street Station
                900 m
              Underground stations
              • Melbourne Central Station
                600 m
              • Flagstaff Station
                1.3km
              Restaurants
              • seamstress (cuisine: Chinese, Australian, Pan-Asian)
                30 m
              • Shark Fin Inn (cuisine: Chinese)
                80 m
              Parks
              • Golden Mile Heritage Trail
                320 m
              • Royal Exhibition Building
                680 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of floors:
                17
              • Number of rooms:
                160

              Hotel Awards

              AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMelbourneGrand Chancellor Melbourne

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Design Hotels in Australia

              Use Badge

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