Nestled on Flinders Lane at the heart of Melbourne City Centre Business District (CBD), is the Punthill Apartments. Punthill Apartments offer lavishly designed Studio, one and two bedroom serviced apartments complete with a wide array of facilities tailored to the needs of valued patrons.
Furnished with modern fixtures and fittings, each apartment features a fully-equipped kitchen and separate living area. You can also have access to a work station, LCD TV/DVD Player, climate control, internet and direct dial phone. The hotel itself offers room service including breakfast throughout the week excluding Sunday, secure onsite parking, café, airport transfer, elevators, conference facilities, guest laundry and resident managers to address your needs and requests.
You could consider one of their many packages to take advantage of their various specials. Take your pick from Corporate packages, Accommodation leisure packages and Conference packages. Here it is worth mentioning that Punthill does provide facilities for long term stay. The receptionist at the Punthill stated that Punthill has an extensive range of stylish and spacious fully serviced and fully furnished apartments to cater to the needs of prolonged business and personal stays. Read more about extended stays at Punthill here.
Prices for the rooms vary from $150 to $450, depending on the size of the rooms and the date and time of the year. Awarded with a 4 star rating by TripAdvisor Travel, Punthill has also received a fantastic 8.7 rating at the agoda.com website. All these ratings have been provided and influenced by actual patrons and customers.
Punthill Apartments enjoy numerous advantages by virtue of its terrific location, being at the focal point of the Melbourne CBD. Punthill is only steps away from the famous Degraves Street, home to delectable cuisines. Ranging from exquisite burgers to soups, and from crepes to coffees, just name it and you can have it.
If you are feeling adventurous, then march towards the mouth of the Flinders Lane and you will discover yourself amongst some of the best restaurants of Melbourne, namely ChinChin, Coda, Papa Goose, Cumulus Inc. Infuse your tastebuds with delicious cuisines including Australian, traditional British or fusion Asian.
If you have a sweet tooth then the Cupcake Bakery, at the corner of Flinders Lane and Elizabeth Street, with its mouth-watering array of cupcakes in all colours, dimensions and flavours will gratify your soul while teaching you a thing or two about cupcakes.
Right next to Flinders Lane is the Flinders Street railway station and countless trams and buses making everything only a stone's throw away. If you prefer walking, a few minutes of walk will lead you to the renowned City Square, Federation Square, St Paul's Cathedral, Chinatown, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), AAMI Stadium, Melbourne Tennis Centre, the beautiful Botanical Gardens and so forth.
If retail therapy is your poison, then you will find yourself in the hub of the shopping capital of Australia with several boutiques adorning Swanston Street (2 minutes away), Bourke Street shopping arcades (3 minutes away), Melbourne Central (5 minutes away) or South Wharf DFO (10 minutes tram ride away).
At night, in all the razzle dazzle of busy city life you will find yourself cocooned by a number of pubs and clubs.
When all the sight-seeing, eating, drinking and shopping have got you drained relax with a book at the City Library, one of the many neighbours of Punthill.
If you are still scratching your head wondering where to start, then ask the friendly staff for sigh-seeing ideas, tips and tricks. Also, the foyer of the hotel is replete with a massive range of flyers, brochures and cards on various awe-inspiring tourist attractions which can be quite handy in giving you a headstart.
Feel free to read more about Tourist Attractions of Melbourne here. Find out about free and entertaining activities in Melbourne here or awesome fun things to do on the weekend in Melbourne here.
As a sidenote, Punthill does have branches in other parts of Melbourne - Little Bourke Street, South Yarra and Manhattan, just to name a few.