Situated just north of downtown Melbourne in the suburb of Carlton, the Lygon Lodge is a four-star hotel where facilities include a 24-hour front desk and complimentary guest parking. Nearby points of interest include the Melbourne Museum and the University of Melbourne.
A variety of accommodation options are available, each one providing en-suite bathroom facilities, air-conditioning, and either a kitchenette or tea and coffee making facilities. Many units feature a private balcony and all offer wall mounted digital TVs and free Wi-Fi.
Amenities available to guests include coin laundry, luggage storage, and express check-in and check-out options. A shuttle service is available for a fee.
Dining options near the hotel include Cafe Corretto, La Spaghettata Restaurant, and Lygon Charcoal Grill & Steakhouse.
The Lygon Lodge lies within a ten-minute drive of Melbourne Zoo and the Queen Victoria Market and within 15 minutes of Crown Casino and the National Gallery of Victoria.
By far, one of the most frequently mentioned highlights of this hotel is its location. Many guests have commented on the shopping and dining spots and sightseeing opportunities near the hotel, also commenting that the area in which the hotel is situated is extremely walkable.
Friendly and helpful service
Bar a handful of exceptions, guests have been satisfied with the standard of service offered at this Carlton hotel. Although it seems that the service is a little more attentive during the week as opposed to weekends, the staff is generally described as friendly and helpful.
Reasonable value for money
Overall, previous guests have tended to feel they have enjoyed good value for money here. Although the on-site amenities are rather limited, the quality of the rooms is typically found to be good and the room rates reasonable for these standards as well as for the convenient location.
No on-site restaurant
Guests do tend to mention the absence of an on-site restaurant. It's not a massive concern as most rooms have kitchenettes and there are numerous dining spots in the area. That said, guests would still like the option to enjoy at least breakfast at the hotel.
Some noise concerns
A fair number of previous guests have been disappointed by the noise levels at this hotel. Internal noise doesn't appear to be a concern but feedback suggests that the traffic noise is high in the area. Front suites are found to be particularly noisy.
Previous guests have expressed some frustration with the parking facilities at this hotel. It appears that parking is allocated on a first come first served basis, so it's possible that you may not secure a space.
Computer with Internet
WiFi in public areas
Free WiFi in public areas
Late check out
Hand sanitizer provided
New safety protocols
Balcony (upon inquiry)
Free WiFi (rooms)
Arrival / Departure
Check in: 13:00
Check out: 11:00
220 Lygon Street , 3053 , Melbourne , Australia Telephone: +61(3)96636633 | Fax: +61(3)96637297 | Official Homepage