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HERITAGE RETREAT MELBOURNE

IconDescription automatically generatedLocation: 349-351 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000


3-day min stay. The rate shown below next to ‘Book Now’ is the three-day rate. Lower rates are available for longer stays that we specialise in.


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INSTANT BOOKINGS (for stays of less than 7 nights) CAN ONLY BE MADE FOR STAYS WITHIN THE NEXT 30 DAYS. Please check with StayCentral for bookings more than 30 days away. Details below. Thank you.

  
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Features
Spacious converted warehouse of approximately 160 m2 internal space 
Two comfortable queen-size beds
Air-conditioning
Coffee Machine
Full kitchen with cutlery, crockery, microwave, oven and dishwasher
Dedicated desk area
Large 43” UHD Smart TV with free Netflix

Full HD 40” Smart TV in main bedroom
We have always sanitised our beds, carpets & soft furnishings regularly
 
Rate Inclusions
Utilities (water, electricity, gas, internet)
All linen and towels
Portacot and high chair available for a small fee (please BYO cot linen)
Washing Machine and Clothes Dryer 
Interim cleaning for stays longer than 14 nights
24/7 check-in service* with full induction of apartment and building facilities
Welcome tea, coffee, sugar, milk, soap, shampoo/conditioner & many other items.
Rates allow for up to 4 people in the two queen beds

 

An electric, inflatable queen-sized mattress is available for an extra fee. 

Pets are allowed for a small extra charge
Car parking is available nearby for a small fee - monthly rates are reasonable.

This is an individual apartment in a heritage, converted warehouse. It takes up half the second floor, there is only one other apartment on the floor,
and is accessed via a secure entrance with intercom. You can then either take the elevator or striking industrial central staircase to the apartment on level 2. There is also a second access to Bond St around the corner.

Perfect for four, this historic, warehouse with its handsome Edwardian façade was built in the 1840’s, was a paper factory circa 1905 and rag trade offices in the 80’s. It was finally converted in 1998 as part of a boutique block of only 11 apartments. Its true warehouse features are characterised by its original exposed red brick walls, lofty ceilings, exposed structural beams and polished original timber floors.

The apartment welcomes you with a large, tiled entrance foyer before blending into a spacious open plan living zone, spread over 160 m2. It has a generous sized, stunning designer kitchen with vast amounts of cupboard space, SMEG appliances and good quality stone benches. The colossal, carpeted main bedroom has a unique, glass brick window, a large WIR & ensuite fitted with a large spa bath & frameless glass, double shower. The second, central bathroom also has full laundry facilities, linen & towels. 

The apartment was been professionally decorated with bespoke furnishings and décor, and it has a spacious yet very cosy feel to it. Overlooking Bond St below, it is easy to feel like you are in the heart of a bustling, exciting city, yet tucked away in your own hideaway, with all the comfortable space that you need.

Tea, coffee, toiletries, washing and cleaning products and other welcome supplies are supplied. You will need to purchase more of these consumables if you need them for the rest of your stay.
 

Note from the owner

We knew we had to buy this apartment when we saw it, and have never regretted calling it ours. The location was perfect for us with the Elizabeth and Flinders Street trams mere meters away along with Flinders Street Station. We love the history of the building and the many hats it wore, (e.g. a paper factory circa 1905 and rag trade offices in the 80’s). At over 150sqm it is a CBD rarity due to the spaciousness and high ceilings. It is also a 1⁄2 floor apartment, therefore is private and quiet. The distinct true warehouse features give the place so much character along with the solid timber hardwood floors, exposed red brick and the original solid timber columns. We furnished and decorated the apartment with the respect it deserves, and hope you enjoy it as much as we know you will. 

StayCentral has multiple alternative apartments available, in inner Melbourne locations.

Location

The address is 349-351 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

This warehouse conversion is well located to enjoy Melbourne, only a very short stroll to the trams in Flinders and Elizabeth Streets, and the trains at the famous Flinders St Station. It is surrounded by bustling inner CBD streets, with their cafes, restaurants, theatres, sporting venues, tourist attractions galore, shops, supermarkets and wine bars. Degreaves Lane, the Block Arcade cafes and Collins St shopping and are only short walk away

Walk Score

349 Flinders Lane has a Walk Score of 100 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car. It is a two minute walk from the 19 Flinders Street Station, City - North Coburg, the 57 Flinders Street Station, City - West Maribyrnong and the 59 Flinders Street Station, City - Airport West at the 1-Flinders Street Railway Station/Elizabeth St (Melbourne City) stop.

Nearby parks include Enterprize Park, Batman Park, Queen Victoria Gardens, Treasury Gardens and Flagstaff Gardens.

It is only a short walk to Chinatown, Melbourne Central shopping centre, the Bourke Street Mall, Carlton Gardens and Melbourne Museum/IMAX theatre and the aquarium are all within easy walking distance. Inner Melbourne. The nearby 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. Just south of the Casino is South Melbourne shopping strip, and the famous South Melbourne Markets. Here are just a few examples of local attractions which are an easy walk or a very quick tram ride away:

Queen Victoria Market

Countless restaurants, cafes, pizzerias, bars & pubs

Fashion-forward boutiques, elegant arcades and buzzing shopping centres make Melbourne Australia's best shopping destination

Southbank to Port Melbourne, South Melbourne or South Yarra - great for walking, jogging, bike riding or rollerblading. Southbank promenade forms part of the Capital City Bicycle Trail, which circles the Melbourne city centre and some inner eastern and northern suburbs. A popular starting point for the trail is at Princes Bridge near Flinders Street Station. Bikes can be hired near the boathouses east of the bridge.

The Yarra River is a great way to see the city and hear about its history. The Yarra River Cruises show you and tell you so much about the city.

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV International)

Ballet, Music, Opera and Live Theatre at Melbourne Recital Centre, Concert Hall & The State Theatre, at the Arts Centre Melbourne

Crown Entertainment Complex, with its cinemas, shopping, restaurants and Casino

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (Jeff's Shed)

Melbourne Aquarium; on the river's edge

Federation Square with its galleries, exhibitions, restaurants & cultural events

Flinders Street Station is identical to one in Calcutta, India.

Southern Cross Station

Melbourne shopping including Elizabeth St, Bourke St mall, Collins St & Flinders Lane

Melbourne Maritime Museum (Polly Woodside)

Immigration Museum

Eureka Skydeck and "The Edge"


Getting There

It's easy to get to Heritage Retreat Melbourne. From the airport, you can just take a taxi, or an Uber or you can hop on the Skybus to Southern Cross Station. From there, it's a short walk and a free tram ride up Bourke St to Queen St (Stop 4), walk about 500m down Queen St to the right, and Heritage Retreat is just around the corner to the left in Flinders Lane. Full directions & instructions on how to access your apartment will be provided once your booking is confirmed with StayCentral. Also, if you only travel on the trams within the city grid, it's free, and you don't need a Myki card.

Getting Around

The trams in the Melbourne CBD are brilliant. From Heritage Retreat, trams can be found in every direction on Flinders St and Collins St running east-west or William and Elizabeth Sts running north-south. You can cross the road to Flinders St Station as well; if you want to go a bit further. The best way to find out how to get somewhere is on Journey Planner on the Public Transport Victoria (PTV) website

Guest Interaction

We send you instructions on how to collect your keys on site from our greeters, once your booking is confirmed. Our office is remote from the apartment, so we communicate by phone or email. We always check with you within 24 hours of arrival to make sure that everything is okay, but we are available by phone and email for extended office hours every day.A compendium with full instructions and local information is supplied in all of our apartments. Full directions & instructions on how to access your apartment will be provided once your booking is confirmed with StayCentral. Also, if you only travel on the trams within the city grid, it's free, and you don't need a Myki card.

GOOD TO KNOW

PLEASE NOTE OUR MINIMUM STAYS REQUIREMENTS BELOW:

Many sites only allow us to show one rate, so we need to clarify our booking rules here.

Within 30 days, the minimum stay is 3 days

30 days or more in advance, the min stay is 7 days

90 days or more in advance, the min stay is 28 days

We won't be able to accept bookings that do not meet the above criteria.

Booking fee: $80 per stay

A portacot and high chair is available for a small fee - BYO cot linen.

Pet Stays

NB: Many of our properties, including this one, are pet-friendly, but only with approval, and as long as they are quiet, and do not damage or climb on the furnishings! Please enquire with us about the pet stay fee.

*Very early and late arrivals require the following fees to have someone there at these times:

Arrivals between 6:00 am and 9:30 am: $25.00

Arrivals between 5:30 pm and 9:00 pm: $25.00

Arrivals between 9:00 pm and midnight $55.00

Arrivals between midnight and 6:00 am: $100.00

We send you instructions on how to collect your keys on site once your booking is confirmed, and your security deposit is processed; normally a week before arrival. Our office is remote from the apartment, so we communicate by phone or email. We generally check with you within 24 hours of arrival to make sure that everything is okay, but we are available by phone and email for extended office hours every day.

Check in

On check in, the owner of the credit card must be present, and will be asked to: 

·  provide the credit card used for the booking (and the security bond if different)

·  provide the matching photo ID 

·  sign a registration form confirming the receipt of remotes, keys and parking permits and your acceptance of StayCentral Terms & Conditions; including the authorisation for StayCentral to use the security deposit held by us, or on the relevant credit card, as payment for any expenses as described in the above Terms.  

Please ask us about this if it may not be possible.

SECURITY BOND

We require a minimum security bond of $1,500, which increases for pet stays, very long stays and bookings on the day of arrival. The bond will be charged to your credit card used for the booking, up to seven days before your arrival and released after your departure (subject to a damage and excess cleaning check). The bond will be debited for any damage, missing items, excessive cleaning or food or rubbish removal. Any credit cards used may need to be verified by our SecureID security verification process. Cards that cannot be verified may not be accepted, and any payments made may not be honoured. Please enquire with us for more details before making a booking.
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