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ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel, Carlton

3-star3 stars
609 Swanston StreetCarltonVIC3053AustraliaGreat location! See map

City-center hotel within walking distance of RMIT University
  • Free WiFi
Great location
Awesome vibe
More comfort would be nice
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel, Carlton

from $67
  • XStandard Queen Room
  • XStandard Twin
  • XStandard Queen Room - As Seen on TV!
  • XStandard Queen Room- No Wifi
  • XStandard Queen Room
  • XFamily Room
  • XStandard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • XStandard Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Standard Room
  • Standard Room
  • Standard Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 235 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop/café
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2013
  • Elevator/lift
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel, Carlton’s small print

Also known as

  • Melbourne Tune
  • Melbourne Tune Hotel
  • Tune Hotel Melbourne Carlton
  • Tune Melbourne Carlton
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  • ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel
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  • ibis Melbourne Swanston Street


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.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Self parking costs AUD 26.00 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 12.50 per person (approximately)

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 ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel, Carlton

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Melbourne City Baths (3-minute walk)
  • Lygon Street (3-minute walk)
  • RMIT University (5-minute walk)
  • Queen Victoria Market (5-minute walk)
  • Royal Exhibition Building (5-minute walk)
  • State Library of Victoria (6-minute walk)
  • Melbourne Central (6-minute walk)
  • University of Melbourne (9-minute walk)
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (21-minute walk)
  • Rod Laver Arena (23-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon) - 18 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) - 22 min drive
  • Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon) - 47 min drive
  • Southern Cross Station - 9 min drive
  • Essendon Station - 16 min drive
  • Newport Station - 18 min drive
  • Melbourne Central Station - 11 min walk
  • Parliament Station - 20 min walk
  • Flinders Street Station - 23 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 569 reviews

ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel, Carlton
Friendly staff
Stayed for 11 days. Though the aircon and TV stopped working several times, these were negligible as the staff were always ready to help. Their response time was also very, very quick. Everyone was so nice, accommodating and very warm. Enjoyed every minute of my stay. Will definitely go back and refer to my friends. Oh, forgot to mention that the location was superb. Just a few minutes to the city centre, less all the hustle and bustle if you stay within.
Maria, us11 night family trip
ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel, Carlton
Ibis Hotel
Very nice, inexpensive, great service. Although it is a budget hotel and there were limited outlets, no phone to call front desk the service was excellent. Dean and all the front desk people were very helpful.
Sylvia Duarte, us3 night trip
ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel, Carlton
Better options nearby, but not bad
Not a great experience, but the hotel is in a convenient spot between the uni and the city. Everything is easily walkable. They simply didn't clean the room one day. The wifi was really terrible, which made working from the hotel impossible (tough when you're on a business trip). Hotel has a little cafe on the ground floor, which serves an ok breakfast (closed by 3pm). The staff were generally friendly and helpful, though; can't fault them for any of this.
A Traveler, usBusiness trip
ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel, Carlton
Was very clean, comfortable, staff were friendly and helpful every time I went to the desk. Comfortable bed, the only reason I would not stay again for several days is that there is no fridge or jug.
Caroline, us4 night business trip
ibis Melbourne Swanston Street Hotel, Carlton
Tune - Some unforced errors, but a lot of Aces
Very typical budget hotel. No amenities...fridge, water kettle, ice machine ...the doors to your room is VERY hard to close and require you to slam them when you exit...very noisy at times during the evening when others are leaving their rooms. The staff (Dave in particular) was extremely helpful and made our stay more pleasurable. You will pay $22 to check in early (around 11am) or $32 if before that. Also $22 if you want to stay until 2pm on checkout. If you want new towels, leave the dirty ones out the door and get your fresh ones at the front desk (they give it to you in a great re-usable shopping bag that you can keep). Great laundry facility on the main floor - $2 per wash and $1 per 20 minutes to dry. The powdered soap is available at the front desk for $1 per load. Convenient location 5 min walk to queen Vic market, free tram zone 7-8 min walk to Melbourne university and little Italy
Peter, us9 night romance trip

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