Four Points By Sheraton Melbourne Docklands Review

Posted on August 19, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews

The Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne hotel that I selected for this review is located in the Docklands neighborhood. It’s a recent high-rise building that aligns well with this newly-built up area that serves as a way to add more housing to the expensive city.

Four Points By Sheraton Melbourne

When I booked, rates were just under AUD$100 but showed closer to AUD$300 when I stayed. The nearby Etihad Stadium drives a lot of business during game weekends.

The Docklands is about a 10-minute ride in an Uber and a 15-minute free tram ride to the city. Unfortunately, there is not much to see in this area besides the skyscrapers gleaming along the river.

Check-in was fast and efficient and I had my room key in under one minute. The room itself was small but functional and gave off a vibe of luxury.

The hotel is only six months old but many of the cabinets seemed loose and some of the lights out of order already. My room had a great view over the Docklands area from the floor-to-ceiling windows, though.

The Internet connected at 8 Mbit right away and was complimentary. It worked fast during the whole duration of my stay.

I found the bathroom weird, with a door that would always open by itself. The rain shower looked nice but the pressure was way too low. The sink had trouble draining and I had trouble getting my towels changed.

The good news about the room was the strong yet quiet AC that would heat or cool the room in minutes.

There is a gym and heated outdoor pool on the 7th floor of this hotel. The workout machines are brand new and while it all looks unspectacular, it works. The hot tub was rather cold (I did not try the pool) and the steam bath wasn’t as hot as I’d wished either.

I didn’t have breakfast but took some pictures one day. It looked decent but Melbourne has so many superb breakfast options that it would be a crime to have breakfast at your hotel.

This is a decent discount option in Melbourne’s (rather overpriced) hotel market. I wish the management would improve the bathrooms and workout area to make it a fantastic option, though.

You can book the Four Points By Sheraton Melbourne Docklands here.

3.5 / 5 stars     


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