Built in 1913 as the Commercial Travelers Club, the heritage-listed building of the Rendezvous Hotel has been meticulously restored to its original splendor. The Commercial Travelers Club held a significant place in Australia's history being home for travelling politicians and dignitaries. In the heart of the business district, this superbly appointed hotel fronts onto Flinders Street, just across the road from the historic Flinders Street Railway Station. Directly across the Yarra River are the shopping and entertainment precincts of Southbank the Crown Casino and the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre. The rooms have all been designed to create a contemporary mood whilst combining all the comforts of home in a beautifully restored heritage building. Straits Café offers authentic international cuisine that showcases the finest local and organic produce.
A comfortable stay awaits you in the modern Deluxe Rooms, which are perfect for a short stay in the city. Choose from rooms with king, queen or double beds and make a selection from our pillow menu to enjoy an experience tailored to your needs. Some of the many available amenities include double, queen or king bedded rooms, air conditioning with individual temperature control, Foxtel and in-room movies, executive desk with adjustable lamp, high speed broadband access, private electronic safe, IDD/STD telephone and voicemail, alarm clock/radio, hairdryer and French Connection bathroom amenities, full-length mirror, iron and ironing board, plush pillow menu, personal mini-bar, coffee and tea making facilities, and 24 hour in-room dining.
The Guest Rooms display contemporary design and are defined by natural tones, rich fabrics and modern comforts, providing guests with a sense of comfort, intimacy and an experience of understated luxury. Every room features quality furnishings, LCD television, executive desk, high speed broadband, Foxtel, designer bathroom with indulgent overhead drenching showers, in-room movies, personal safe, mini bar, coffee and tea making facilities, voicemail, iron and ironing board, hairdryers, bathrobes and non-smoking guestrooms.
Straits Cafe offers authentic international cuisine that showcases the finest local and organic produce. Enjoy a meal made with fresh seasonal ingredients, complemented by the restaurant’s refined ambience. The friendly staff will be happy to help you pair your food with a fine Australian or international wine from the extensive wine list.