**Please note, we have 2 x 3 bedroom apartments in the same building available so if you are travelling in a large group, say with family etc ask us whether the other apartment is available too. The link to the other apartment is http://www.stayz.com.au/56578 **
This 3 bedroom apartment has modern furnishings and offer spacious living areas, separate bedrooms, air conditioning, plenty of natural light, TV, DVD and fully equipped kitchen. It caters for families with many extras to make travelling with kids easier, whilst also catering for the executive with all the extras available.
Fantastic views with the apartment located high up on the 17th floor
The apartment can accommodate 8 however there is a MAXIMUM of 6 adults, plus kids (say 12 & under) as there is only 1 bathroom.
The bedding configuration is:
- Main bedroom includes a comfortable queen bed with a walk in robe;
- Bedroom 2 includes 2 single beds and built in robes;
- Third bedroom has a bunk bed (2 single mattresses but the room is small so we recommend this room is used by children only)
- The couch is also a double sofa bed for the 7 & 8 guests
- Single roller-away, requires booking if required.
- Port-a-cot [you need to bring your own baby linen and blankets]
Please advise when booking if sofa bed is required, so we can ensure the correct linen is left out.
We provide all the extras to really make this a home away from home, features include:
- Lounge/dining area has a 2.5 seater sofa with 2 tub chairs, dining setting (expandable table with 8 chairs, shown in photo with 6), TV, DVD player and IPOD speaker unit. DVD's are also available for you to use.
- Modern kitchen. Appliances include: Fridge, microwave oven, gas cooktop, electric oven and automatic coffee machine. Complete cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery including every appliance you can think of, toaster, electric kettle, including childrens plates, cutlery and cups.
- Children / Babies: The apartment has 1 highchair, 2 Porta Cots, toys, table w 3 chairs and a stroller for your use, with no additional charge. (extra highchairs and portacots available)
- Modern bathroom with laundry facilities including washing machine and dryer. Towels, hair dryer, ironing board and iron are provided.
- Decent size balcony with 2 chairs and table
- Car parking for 1 car - $30 per night
- FREE WIFI
- Intercom security to the apartment.
- Welcome Pack: Coffee, tea and breakfast condiments provided.
We have had alot of families stay, and extended families (family with kids, and their parents) with fantastic feedback and thank you emails. As a young family ourselves we pride ourselves on providing an apartment that considers everything to make you holiday with kids as stress-free as possible.
When you inquire about the apartment we will confirm the applicable rental rates for the time period you are inquiring about.
Normal Season Rates: includes up to 6 people staying
4 nights bookings: 500 per night
5 nights bookings: $400 per night
7 night bookings or more $300 per night
SCHOOL HOLIDAYS - 7 night minimum stay
PEAK SEASON: $450 per night
7 night minimum stay during Peak Events: Christmas / New Year / Australian Open Tennis Melbourne Spring Racing.
5 night min stay for all other Peak Events: Formula 1 racing, concerts,
Look at our website for specials or filling the gaps !
We do not accept 1 night bookings
Great central location - walk everywhere!
The apartment is located in the heart of Southbank; just across the Yarra River from Melbourne CBD. The never-ending Southbank Promenade is famous for its world-class restaurants, shops and of course, Crown Casino. In addition, there are multiple food outlets, buskers and arts & crafts events. And the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre is a short walk, just across Clarendon Street, opposite the Casino.
There are so many things of interest in or very close to Southbank such as Melbourne Aquarium, Flinders Street Station, Federation Square (Fed Square), Young & Jackson Hotel, St Andrews Cathedral, the National Gallery of Victoria and the Victorian Arts Centre.
Within walking distance from Southbank are many icons such as the Botanic Gardens, Melbourne Park (Tennis Centre) and the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG or the G). You can also find Telstra Dome, Southern Cross Station, the Rialto Building & Stock Exchange, and the Melbourne Convention Centre. The Free City Circle Tram will take you right around the city. Along the way you can stop off at Queen Victoria Market and visit many famous Melbourne shopping locations.
If you want to go further field, you can take a tram to St Kilda (15 mins), Port Melbourne (10 mins), Bridge Road shopping strip (5 mins) or Chapel Street shopping & restaurant strip (20 mins). And CityLink is on your doorstep, connecting you with all major freeways out of the city.
And if you want to stay in, maybe the kids are sleeping, there is a wide range of DVD's in the apartment, relax on the balcony, or sit on the couch with a great coffee from the automatic coffee machine provided.
Extra's to help you enjoy your stay
CHECK IN / CHECK OUT FLEXIBILITY
Check in time is from 2pm onwards and Check out time is by 10am. (Please confirm your times with me) The check in/out time also applies to the use of the carpark connected with the apartment.
We understand you may wish to have an earlier check-in or check-out to avoid carrying your bags around town, so where possible we will accommodate your requests however timings must be agreed prior to check in as we have the cleaners schedule confirmed a few weeks in advance and cannot usually accommodate last minute requests.
We carefully clean and prepare each home before you arrive and after you depart. More frequent Housekeeping services can be arranged on request, subject to availability and a charge.
LINEN / TOWELS
All linen, towels, coffee/tea facilities ARE INCLUDED, no need to carry any sheets or towels with you :) and no surcharge for the use. All our linen is cleaned by a commercial launder who service many hotels. In addition we have lots of extra pillows, soft & firm, so you can select what is best for you.You just need to bring yourself and your clothes (and porta cot bedding)
The rental rate is based on 6 adults, for additional adults we charge $50 per extra person, per night. No charge for babies under 2 years in port-a-cots up to max occupancy allowed.
TO CONFIRM BOOKING
50% of the total rental must be paid at time of booking to confirm your booking.
The remaining 50% is due 30 days before your booking.
SECURITY DEPOSIT BOND
We require a fully refundable security bond $500 on arrival. If there are any damages to the property this will be automatically charged to your security bond or if check out procedure is not followed you may be charged for additional cleaning etc. All credit cards will be verified on arrival
PAYMENT METHODS ACCEPTED:
**Bank Transfer - must be cleared funds into Platinum Apartments bank account provided before access to the apartment will be allowed.
**Valid Credit Cards [Visa, Master Card, Union & American Express]. Service fee of 2% applies to accounts settled by credit card. The credit card used for payment of deposit or balance must be presented on arrival for verification. This will be verified with non-refundable charge of AUD $1.
**CASH Payments: Please note if you choose to pay the security bond in cash, this can only be refunded back to a nominated bank account [less any bank fees for international transfers].
PHOTO ID - MANDATORY DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO CHECK-IN
We are all aware of the security required in today's world to help protect us all from fraud. Therefore our policy to check-in to an apartment requires the following Mandatory Documents to be provided on check-in.
**Government issued Photo ID** is required of the person who has booked the apartment. This is either an Australian valid Drivers license or Passport.
**If the lead person arriving 1st isn't the person who the apartment has been booked under. Then this lead person must be on the list of guests registered as staying and we must be advised in writing prior to arrival, the name of the lead person and that they will be providing all the required documents to check-in. Please be aware this person will also be required to verify any credit card payments made and make security deposit bond payment or access will not be granted until these mandatory documents are provided.
As part of booking with Platinum Apartments, our guests agree to report any accidents or damage. When you arrive we charge $500 to your credit or debit card (see our terms & conditions), and we do a thorough check of the home after each stay. If we do find damage, we'll get in touch with you.
NON - SMOKING
The apartment is strictly NON-SMOKING, thanks.
Smoking is considered damage and you will be fined if signs of smoking is evident this includes smell.