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Hotel Punthill Essendon (Melbourne, Australia)

Hotel Punthill Essendon (Melbourne, Australia)

About Punthill Essendon

Located close to Melbourne Airport, and only a short distance to the city’s central business district, Punt Hill Essendon Grand offers modern apartments with fully equipped kitchens. Each apartment features a work desk, separate living area and air conditioning with en-suite climate control. Other benefits to guests include en-suite laundry facilities, TV with Foxtel service, Wi-Fi and an iron with ironing board. An alarm clock radio and direct dial telephone are standard, and all apartments have private bathrooms with showers. Guests at Punt Hill Essendon Grand have access to a fitness centre, garden and a business centre with a computer station, and Wi-Fi is available in common areas. A resident manager is on duty round-the-clock, and complimentary covered parking is provided to guests. The on-site restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and guests are welcome to use the barbecue facilities. Major attractions nearby include the Moonee Valley Racecourse, Highpoint Shopping Centre and the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (8.6 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.8 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.8 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.7 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.0 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Outstanding location

Many guests say that Melbourne's premier racecourses and golf courses are a short drive away, and mention that trips to the nearby Melbourne Zoo provide entertainment for the whole family. Others add that fresh produce, choice cut meats and freshly baked breads are a pleasant tram ride away, and appreciate the easy access to premium sporting venues such as the Etihad Stadium and Rod Laver Arena.


Spacious and luxurious apartments

Several guests comment that the apartments are clean, the appliances are modern, and the kitchens have plenty of dishware, crockery and cooking utensils. Others add that the dining and living areas are spacious, the furniture and drapes are plush, and love the stylish decor and quiet environment.


Impressive parking

Many guests appreciate that secure and covered parking is provided, and note that there is plenty of available space. Others appreciate that parking is complimentary, and note that there are several reserved spots for the handicapped, and the entire area is wheelchair-friendly.

Negative Reviews


Unfriendly and unprofessional staff

Some guests mention that the duty manager is not visible, and dislike that the front desk is thinly-staffed. Others add that the staff handling check-in are not prepared with booking details, and mention that requests for upgrades are not handled in a professional manner.


Intermittent connectivity

A handful of guests comment that mobile phone reception is poor on the ground floor and in the lift, and say that the connection often drops. Others add that Wi-Fi signals are weak, and dislike that the Internet speed is slow.


Breakfast is basic

Some guests say that breakfast is limited to a few items, and note that the coffee is not premium, and there are no non-dairy creamers. Others dislike that the breads are not freshly baked, and eggs are not made-to-order.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Elevator
  3. Gym
  4. Parking
  5. Conference rooms
  6. Non-smoking rooms
  7. Computer with internet
  8. Laundry service
  9. Room service
  10. Fax/Modem access
  11. Free WiFi in public areas
  12. Luggage storage
Room amenities
  1. Openable windows
  2. Television
  3. Central heating
  4. Electric kettle
  5. Air conditioning
  6. Sitting area
  7. Cable TV
  8. WiFi
  9. Microwave
  10. Free WiFi (rooms)
  11. Flatscreen TV
  12. Dryer
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  1. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


1142 Mt Alexander Road , 3040 , Melbourne , Australia
Telephone: +61(3)83419588 | Fax: +61(3)96504409

Frequently Asked Questions about Punthill Essendon

  • Is there a pool area at Punthill Essendon?

    No, Punthill Essendon doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Punthill Essendon?

    No, Punthill Essendon doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Punthill Essendon?

    Yes, Punthill Essendon provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Punthill Essendon?

    Check-in at Punthill Essendon is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Punthill Essendon located?

    Punthill Essendon is located in 1142 Mt Alexander Road, 3040, Melbourne, Australia.