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Arrow on Swanston, Carlton

3.5-star3.5 stars
488 Swanston StreetCarltonVIC3053Australia, 800-491-6126

Comfortable apartment with kitchenette, near RMIT University
Great location
Service is adequate
Room needs to be improved
More comfort would be nice
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Arrow on Swanston, Carlton

Hotel Info: 866-539-8117

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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 99 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 9 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (4 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2003
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Cafe Crema - This café specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare. Open daily.

Arrow on Swanston, Carlton’s small print

Also known as

  • Arrow Swanston Apartment Carlton
  • Arrow Swanston Carlton
  • Arrow Swanston Aparthotel Carlton
  • Arrow Swanston


Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

Parking height restrictions apply.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: AUD 100.00 per stay

Optional extras

Self parking costs AUD 18.00 per night with in/out privileges

Cribs/Infant beds are available for AUD 25.0 per night

WiFi is available in public areas for AUD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Arrow on Swanston, Carlton


  • Heart of Carlton
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (36-minute walk)
  • RMIT University (6-minute walk)
  • Queen Victoria Market (8-minute walk)
  • Melbourne Central (9-minute walk)
  • Bourke Street Mall (14-minute walk)
  • Melbourne Museum (16-minute walk)
  • University of Melbourne (18-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) 23-min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) 47-min drive
  • Southern Cross Station 28-min walk
  • Essendon Station 17-min drive
  • Newport Station 19-min drive
  • Flinders Street Station 21-min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Arrow on Swanston, Carlton

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