US$49 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 16 Aug 2015 Check-out 17 Aug 2015

Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

3 stars
View map of 189 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Melbourne, VI 3141

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
38 reviews
Attended conference in Richmond

The room was musty smelling and very warm but otherwise ok. My room was close to showers and... See full review

  • BrookeMiranda
  • 20 Mar 2015
3.5/5 place, but definitely will visit again

I staied on the first floor, but it was hard to locate my laugages in the room. This is because... See full review

  • Shon11111
  • 21 Dec 2014
Claremont Guest House Melbourne features comfortable accommodation in welcoming environment to discerning travellers across the globe. It is short walk from the Prahran Market. Shoppers can find all their bargains at the DFO outlets in nearby Richmond. Melbourne Cricket Ground, Treasury Gardens, Eureka Tower and Etihad Stadium are in its surroundings.
General

The Staff at the Claremont Guest House Melbourne offer friendly service and warm hospitality to its visitors. A guest laundry is also available. Outdoor enthusiasts can plan a trip to explore the city and its attractions or enjoy shopping in the area around.



Location

Situated on Toorak Road, the Claremont Guest House is in the heart of Melbourne's trendy suburb, South Yarra. It is also close to South Yarra Railway Station and the City Centre. Some of the area attractions include The Jam Factory Entertainment Complex, Royal Botanic Gardens, National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Arts Centre.



  • 3 km to the City Centre
  • 25 km to the Airport (Melbourne)
Dining

Claremont Guest House offer continental breakfast in fine dining area. Guests can also take a stroll and visit any one of the many cafes and restaurants on Chapel Street that serve delicious local, regional and international cuisines.
Rooms

Creating tranquil ambiance, all 77 spacious guest rooms are well decorated in modern style. Each unit is equipped with in-room amenities. Ample clean bathrooms are located close by in the corridors.

Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne Rooms

Double Bed with Shared Facilities
The room contains one double bed, all bed linen and towels provided, serviced weekly, telephone, TV, Wall Heater, Ceiling Fan, desk & chair. Ample toilets and showers are located close by in the corridors. Continental breakfast and Free Wi-Fi included !
Bunk Bed with Shared Facilities
The room contains one bunk bed, all bed linen and towels provided, serviced weekly, telephone, TV, Wall Heater, Pedestal Fan, desk & chair. Ample toilets and showers are located close by in the corridors. Continental breakfast and Free Wi-Fi included!
Queen Bed Room with Ensuite
The room contains a Queen Bed & shower ensuite, TV, Telephone, Wall Heater, Ceiling Fan, tea & coffee. Continental breakfast and Free Wi-Fi included! All linen and towels provided, rooms serviced weekly.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Services
Business centre
Laundry service
Tour desk
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Parking

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Hotel Map

-37.8389 144.9934
Area served
10 minutes to Melbourne CBD, 100m from Chapel Street and within easy reach of the MCG and Rod Laver Arena. South Yarra, Melbourne.
Nearby airports
30 Mins to Tullamarine Airport.
Area description
Stay in Melbourne's trendiest location... The Claremont Guest House is located in exciting South Yarra, one of Melbourne's most visited tourist precincts. The internationally renowned Chapel Street - with 24 hour entertainment - is only 100 metres away. From luxury five star dining and bustling fashionable bistros to a casual cafe latte. From haute couture to a bargain lover's paradise - it's all here. The unique Melbourne location sees hotel guests returning again and again.

Nearby points of interest

  • La Trobe's Cottage: 1.7 km
  • Government House: 1.9 km
  • Shrine of Remembrance: 2 km
  • Australian Open Grounds: 2.1 km
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground: 2.3 km
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl: 2.4 km
  • Giant Sky Wheel: 2.4 km
  • National Gallery of Victoria: 2.8 km
  • Captain Cook's Cottage: 2.9 km
  • Sunday Market: 3.1 km
  • Fitzroy Gardens: 3.1 km
  • Southgate Plaza: 3.1 km
  • Treasury Gardens: 3.1 km
  • Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct: 3.2 km
  • Eureka Tower: 3.2 km
  • La Trobe's Cottage: 1.7 km
  • Government House: 1.9 km
  • Shrine of Remembrance: 2 km
  • Australian Open Grounds: 2.1 km
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground: 2.3 km
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl: 2.4 km
  • Giant Sky Wheel: 2.4 km
  • National Gallery of Victoria: 2.8 km
  • Captain Cook's Cottage: 2.9 km
  • Sunday Market: 3.1 km
  • Fitzroy Gardens: 3.1 km
  • Southgate Plaza: 3.1 km
  • Treasury Gardens: 3.1 km
  • Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct: 3.2 km
  • Eureka Tower: 3.2 km
  • Federation Square: 3.2 km
  • St Paul's Cathedral: 3.3 km
  • City Museum: 3.3 km
  • Old Treasury Building: 3.3 km
  • Flinders Street Station: 3.4 km
  • Scots Church: 3.4 km
  • Crown Casino: 3.5 km
  • St Michael`s Uniting Church: 3.5 km
  • Parliament House: 3.5 km
  • Melbourne Town Hall: 3.5 km
  • Luna Park: 3.5 km
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral: 3.5 km
  • Parliament Gardens: 3.6 km
  • Immigration Museum: 3.6 km
  • Victorian Arts Centre: 3.6 km
  • Block Arcade: 3.6 km
  • St. Peter's Church: 3.7 km
  • Melbourne Aquarium: 3.7 km
  • ANZ Banking Museum: 3.7 km
  • Royal Arcade: 3.7 km
  • Bourke Street Mall: 3.8 km
  • Melbourne Exhibition Centre: 3.8 km
  • Chinese Museum: 3.8 km
  • Princess Theatre: 3.8 km
  • Chinatown Melbourne: 3.8 km
  • Rialto Towers: 3.8 km
  • Manchester Unity Building: 3.8 km
  • Observation Deck: 3.9 km
  • Victoria Police Museum: 4 km
  • Maritime Museum Polly Woodside: 4 km

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
13:00
Check-out:
10:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
38 out of 38
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
3.1
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.3

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BrookeMiranda
Business
N/A
20 Mar 2015

Attended conference in Richmond

The room was musty smelling and very warm but otherwise ok. My room was close to showers and toilets which was good. Shower/Toilet good amenities. Loud neighbours up late hours was a shame as it was very echoey. I wouldn't fault the breakfast except they need to offer more than just thick white bread for toast. Get with the nutritional times. For the money it wasn't bad.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Shon11111
Business
Melborne
21 Dec 2014

3.5/5 place, but definitely will visit again

I staied on the first floor, but it was hard to locate my laugages in the room. This is because there is no elevator. However, amenities are very nice and clean. I have been there for 4 nights and 5 days and I saw cleaners cleaning at least over 10times. Nice place to stay with only little money!!! Good good

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Seant
Business
NSW
23 Jun 2014

Definitely a good and comfy place to stay with very clean shared bathrooms

Second time staying there, there will be a third. Just a few things to watch out. - try to get a room on top floor. Otherwise you hear noises from rooms above you through the ceiling. Had bad experiences in my last trip, staying 1st floor and a bunch of school kids making noise on 2nd floor all the time, very disturbing. This time however Internet was available in the room compared to last time when I stayed on top floor. Possible due to the distance from router.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Gary D
Business
Sydney
10 Mar 2014

Clean but VERY basic ...

Because I was staying in Melbourne for a single night with an appointment in St Kilda, I chose the Claremont at the same price as had been quoted for a hotel in the CBD). The room - while very clean - re-defined the term "basic". There was a TV, a desk/table (with a single wooden chair) and a rack on which one could hang one's clothes, but all was very spartan. The double bed, while comfortable, was part of a "bunk" combo, meaning that one had the underside of a single mattress hovering 3ft or so above one's head. Shared bathrooms (shower/toilet) were clean and always available. OK if you are doing nothing more than sleeping in the room at night, but otherwise: forget it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
tritzy
Business
sydney
26 Jan 2014

AO trip one day early as planned

been here 3x...obviously im satisfied..as i kept coming back. the free breakfast is great. the staff are patient in dealing with many guests during this busy week. Thanks..keep up the orderliness of the hallways, toilets, rooms and kitchen. ... maybe it's about time to change the fan...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Hanif
Business
Bundoora
11 Mar 2013

Fantastic

Everything in the description is true. Good service. Nice room. I love it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Fisch
Business
California, USA
2 Mar 2013

Tiny room, decent bfast

Australia is expensive for most visitors around the world. So normally I would say they are charging a lot for this place but relative to the competition it is actually a decent price. The bedroom was super tiny, bunk beds and not much room to move around. The breakfast is decent, nothing too special but the basics are covered (coffee, cereal, juice, bread, milk). They offer free wi-fi which is definitely a plus to travelers. The place feels like a cross between a hotel and hostel. The location is not great. It's a bit far from the city center and transportation is costly, like everything else in Australia. But if you don't mind walking, it would talk about 30 or 45 minutes to walk into the city center from the hotel, depending on your pace. There are some restaurants and shopping (and bars/clubs at night) that are very close to the hotel, which is a plus if you just want to spend a day/night exploring that area of town.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
John T
Business
Milang South Australia
12 Feb 2013

Lovely Relaxing Location

A lovely relaxing family atmosphere. Beautiful old world decor. The breakfast was delicious. Close to tram & train and an easy walk to shops and the Botanic Gardens.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Great restaurants within a few minutes walk

Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Alexander the Skeptic
Business
Melbourne
6 Dec 2012

Very Good, if that is what you want!

Excellent experience. Very convenient location (for my purposes). Close to transport (both tram & train)near Sth Yarra station. Many fine restaurants within easy walking distance. Two movie theatre complexes & first class Chapel St shopping. Rooms inexpensive, clean and adequate for a short business/pleasure stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Squires Loft - Steakhouse

Review of Claremont Guesthouse Melbourne

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jphebus
Business
Baltimore, Maryland
8 Oct 2012

Lovely place

This is a gem and one of the best values in for Melbourne. The staff was helpful and friendlty, the rooms and hotel immaculate, and for an older hotel it had a "new" feel to it. The only downside was that the room on the street was a little noisy as the windows are not well insulated. But on our second stay, the room in the rear of the hotel was very quiet.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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