Grand Chancellor Melbourne Hotel

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

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

AUD 22 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Overview

Grand Chancellor Melbourne is a charming hotel offering views over Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Melbourne Cricket Ground and Crown Casino and featuring live performances and a sauna. Residing in a 17-story building, the hotel was opened in 1972 and renovated in 2008.

The hotel is ideally located close to Melbourne Central subway station. Nestled in the theater district and 5 km from the city center.

Welcoming guests with a swimming pool and a rooftop terrace, the hotel is placed next to casinos, a cinema and restaurants.

Guests will find themselves a 5-minute walk from Parliament train station. The hotel lies 20 km away from Essendon airport.

Rooms

The property offers non-smoking rooms equipped with a work desk, a dining area, a private balcony, wireless internet and an iron with ironing board and feature a magnificent view over the street. They also have en suite bathrooms with terry bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and a spa bathtub.

Eat & Drink

A sumptuous breakfast is served at the bar. Coffee and tea are offered in the café bar. Treating guests with Thai and Chinese dishes, Longrain is 250 meters away.

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

Services

The on-site car and limousine rentals are also available.

Relax

Grand Chancellor Melbourne Hotel provides cots and babysitting for children. For active guests, there are a fitness centre and a gym at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at AUD 22 per day.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

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

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne Hotel Melbourne location
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Hotel Address:

131 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Australia, 3000

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City Center
  • Melbourne
    2.8 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Parliament Train Station
    1700 ft
Underground stations
  • Melbourne Central Station
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • seamstress (cuisine: Chinese, Australian, Pan-Asian)
    200 ft
  • Pizza Restaurant POMODORO (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Golden Mile Heritage Trail
    1100 ft
  • Royal Exhibition Building
    2200 ft
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

Premier Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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Premier King Room
  • Room size:

    435 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Premier King room

Special Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Chancellor King Room

Superior Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Executive Double Room
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Room

Executive King Room
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive King Room

Executive Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Triple

Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Room

Economy Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Triple

Grand Chancellor Melbourne Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • RMIT Gallery1400 ft
  • St Paul's Cathedral2300 ft

Places of interest

Train stations

Monuments and Landmarks

Theaters

Galleries

Underground stations

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Grainger Museum5000 ft
    Royal Parade, Melbourne
  • Galactic Circus1.1 mi
    Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne
  • Victoria Police Museum1.2 mi
    World Trade Centre, Melbourne
  • National Sports Museum1.0 mi
    Brunton Ave, Jolimont, Melbourne
  • Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story1.1 mi
    2A Clarendon Street, Melbourne

Near the hotel

  • Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc.200 ft
    22 Cohen Place, Melbourne
  • State Library of Victoria1100 ft
    328 Swanston Street, Melbourne
  • Bourke Street Mall and Melbourne's Central1400 ft
    FromElizabeth Street to Exhibition Street, Melbourne
  • Melbourne Town Hall1800 ft
    Corner Swanston Street and Collins Street, Melbourne
  • Flight Experience800 ft
    Shop 9, QV Shopping Centre, Melbourne
  • Golden Mile Heritage Trail1100 ft
    Federation Square, Melbourne
  • Parliament House of Victoria1400 ft
    Spring Street, Melbourne

Restaurants nearby

  • seamstress200 ft

    Address: 113 Lonsdale Street
    Phone: 03 9663 6363

    76% likes this, based on 101 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese, Australian, Pan-Asian
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 23

  • Madam Kay's Platz Cafe100 ft

    Address: 139 Lonsdale St.
    Phone: +60396399939

    64% likes this, based on 27 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian, English, Malaysian
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 18

  • The Aylesbury300 ft

    Address: 103 Lonsdale Street
    Phone: (03) 9077 0451

    76% likes this, based on 58 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish

  • Pizza Restaurant POMODORO100 ft

    Address: 118 Lonsdale Street
    Phone: 0396638006

    69% likes this, based on 60 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 34

  • Shark Fin Inn300 ft

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

    71% likes this, based on 115 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 30

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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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 690 reviews

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
    2.8 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Parliament Train Station
    1700 ft
Underground stations
  • Melbourne Central Station
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • seamstress (cuisine: Chinese, Australian, Pan-Asian)
    200 ft
  • Pizza Restaurant POMODORO (cuisine: Italian)
    100 ft
Parks
  • Golden Mile Heritage Trail
    1100 ft
  • Royal Exhibition Building
    2200 ft
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

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