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Am I getting cheap accommodation in Melbourne?

The basic answer is yes!  Firstly, hotel, apartment hotel and serviced apartment rates in Australia are significantly lower than in Europe and America so it’s more affordable to book accommodation in Melbourne and Sydney!  Secondly, on most booking websites you can find numerous discounts and specials for booking your Melbourne accommodation in advance or by booking for more […]

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The accommodation Melbourne minefield!

With hundreds of discount accommodation websites around, punters are often confused about how to get the best rates for Melbourne accommodation.  To make things even more confusing, there are not only hundreds of hotels in Melbourne, but each hotel has several room types, different rates for different nights of the week and numerous add ons and variations which can […]

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Do you have smoking rooms?

All of our rooms are non smoking.  However, we do permit smoking on balconies and in outdoor common areas.  Ashtrays are provided in these areas.

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Have you considered Dandenong?

There is much more down Dandenong way then most people expect.   Many Victorians have not even been to the Dandenong Ranges,  yet this is one of Australia’s nicest National Parks.  Apart from the beautiful scenery, there’s loads to do there.  Check out Parks Victoria’s website for more.  Australia’s favourite steam train, Puffing Billy, is also […]

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Punthill’s newest staff member…

Punthill has a new member of the team – it’s Jay Z!! Jay Z started on Monday and has already been doing great work!  He is keeping workplace moral high with his amusing antics (including leaving a surprise under the boss’s desk).   We welcome Jay Z to the team and wish him a long and happy […]

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Are pets allowed?

We love animals at Punthill but unfortunately pets are not allowed.   We made this decision in order to keep things simple for everyone, including other guests, our housekeepers and body corporates.   Just to prove how much we love animals however, Punthill has adopted an endangered bear and named him Punter!  We also give all our old blankets […]

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Grand Prix Time Again!

It’s Grand Prix time again in Melbourne.  I find this particular sport a little too noisy for my likings, but there are certainly thousands of people out there who love it!   In fact, this is one of Punthill’s busiest weekends of the year!  Especially for our Albert Park property, The Stanton, which is literally across […]

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What time is check in?

Check in is officially 2pm, but if your room is ready earlier you are welcome to check in earlier! If you arrive before 2pm and your room isn’t ready we will happily hold your luggage for you.

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Melbourne’s Flinders Lane is where it’s at!

Flinders Lane is fast becoming the ultimate shopping destination.  The street was historically the centre of the Melbourne rag trade, dating back to the turn of the 19th century (thanks Wikipedia for this info).  The clothes may no longer be made in Flinders Lane but they can certainly be bought there.  Some of the trendy outlets […]

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