Punthill Northbank

560 Flinders StreetMelbourne3000Australia
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About Punthill Northbank

Occupying a modern glass-and-steel tower in bustling central Melbourne, Australia, Punthill Northbank is an upscale apartment hotel surrounded by shopping, nightlife and restaurants. It’s also just a stone’s throw from the north bank of the River Yarra.

Stylish, bright rooms with air-conditioning feature floor-to-ceiling windows, often boasting city vistas. Sleek en suite bathrooms with showers plus kitchens containing ovens, microwaves, fridges and dishwashers come as standard. Sofas and flat-screen cable TVs are also provided.

Conveniences at Punthill Northbank comprise a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi throughout and a top floor fitness suite.

Besides the on-site cafe-bar, which offers breakfast, light meals and room service, there are numerous cafes serving brunch plus eateries like Japanese and steakhouse restaurants in the surrounding blocks.

Trams, trains and buses spanning Melbourne are easy to connect with nearby. Sports fans can walk to the Rod Laver Arena Australian Open tennis venue and the Melbourne Cricket Ground in about 30 minutes. Melbourne Zoo is about three miles away.

Contact

560 Flinders Street, Melbourne, 3000, Australia
Telephone: +61(3)98237070 |

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Concierge
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Telephone
  • Television

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Facilities and rooms were clean and modern

Travellers commented that the sleek apartments were well-appointed with contemporary furniture and modern design elements plus well-equipped kitchens that had everything they needed to prepare meals. Additionally, guests felt the rooms were well cleaned and tidy. Moreover, reviewers were bowled over by the fine city centre and river panoramas on offer from many rooms. Those who tried the top floor gym said the facilities were good, adding that the city views were once again excellent.

Good Wi-Fi and customer service

Friendly, helpful and welcoming were just some of the terms visitors used to describe employees, who were available around-the-clock at the front desk. Many guests experienced a smooth check-in too. There was also praise for the swift and reliable Wi-Fi.

Top location

Reviewers loved being a short walk from several popular attractions like casinos plus the aquarium and convention centre. The property also put them near the river and close to dozens of dining spots and nightlife options. Another bonus was the proximity of tram and bus stops plus Southern Cross Station for mainline trains and hassle-free links to the airport.

Negative Reviews

Occasional noise issues

Rooms facing nearby railway lines were reportedly exposed to occasional nuisance noise caused by passing trains. There were also reports of street noise being audible as well as the sound of whistling winds during spells of inclement weather, particularly on the upper floors.

Apartments had some drawbacks

Critics commented that the beds and bathrooms were both on the small side in certain apartments. Others were disappointed that they weren’t supplied with many rubbish bins.

Climate control grumbles

There were claims that the bedrooms sometimes got a little stuffy as the air-conditioning was focussed on the living area. Several reviewers noted their air-conditioning was noisy.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 2949 reviews across the web
8.9 /10
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    8.8 /10
8.9 out of 10 based on 2949 reviews