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Frequently Asked Questions

 

HOW DO I USE MELBOOURNE PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM?
Public Transport Information can be obtained from the following website address: ptv.vic.gov.au

HOW DO I GET TO ……………….?
For local directions please use www.whereis.com
This map program will provide directions to anywhere you need to go.

IS BREAKFAST INCLUDED?
Breakfast is not included with any of our apartments. You do have a fully equipped kitchen for you to cook your own breakfast, or fabulous restaurants are a short stroll away. Tea, Coffee, Sugar and UHT Milk is provided with a starter pack in your apartment on arrival.

HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN STAY IN THE APARTMENT?
One-bedroom apartments can sleep a maximum of 3 people, with an additional rollaway bed in the apartment for an extra $35 per night. (Needs to be pre booked).

Two Bedroom apartments can sleep a maximum of 5 people, with an additional rollaway bed in the apartment for an extra $35 per night.
Please note: There are two style of two bedroom apartments at Darling Towers on Collins One style with 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed which will sleep 4 with a rollaway, and one style with 1 queen and 2 single beds which will sleep 5 people with a rollaway.

What is the difference between a studio apartment and a one-bedroom apartment at Darling Towers on Collins?
The difference between the studio and the 1 bedroom apartment at Darling Towers on Collins is that the studio apartments are much smaller in size and have no views, whereas the one-bedroom apartments have a larger living space and have better views.

HOW DO I GET TO DFO ESSENDON?
By Car: Direct Factory Outlet is situated at 100 Bulla Road in Strathmore (Melways ref: 16 D10): directly next to Essendon Airport. With major roads to the property are the Tullamarine Freeway and Mt Alexander Road.

By Public Transport: From the city, Flinders’s and Elizabeth Streets 59 Tram will come to a stop 47 on Keilor & Mt Alexander Roads. The Centre is located approximately 2 km away from stop 47, which is a walk of approximately 30- 40 minutes. A taxi can also be taken to the centre.

WHAT WILL I NEED WHEN I CHECK IN?
You will need a valid form of photo identification and credit card in your name, which will be used as a guarantee for your accommodation and incidentals during your stay.

WHERE CAN I BUY TRAM / TRAIN TICKETS?
Either on the tram itself, in the COIN ONLY machine – a daily or two hour ticket is available. Tram tickets can be purchased at the station. Or tickets can be purchased at any 7/11 and most newsagents.
Tickets for the tram are also valid for the train and bus.

WHAT DO WE DO IN WET WEATHER?
Go to the Aquarium, The Melbourne Jail, ACMI, National Gallery of Victoria, take in a show or if all else fails settle into one or many of Melbourne’s finest dining establishments.

IS THERE ENOUGH TO ENTERTAIN THE KIDS?
Luna Park - The Aquarium - Scienceworks - Melbourne Museum - take them to see a show – kick a virtual goal at the AFL museum or take a tour of the MCG – take them up the EUREKA tower - explore the Botanic Gardens and relax with a picnic... it’s all at your fingertips.

ARE TOWELS PROVIDED?
Towels are provided in the apartments along with sheets, pillows and toiletries.
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