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Great for a swim

Melbourne city baths have been around for many decades. It is an excellent place to have a swim and... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Triggersplace
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Mallacoota, Australia
Historical building. Good swim. Compromising positions?

The Melbourne City Baths building is gorgeous- it was built in 1903 and you can still see the... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
449marthak
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Sydney, Australia
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1 Sep 2018
“Great for a swim”
11 Jan 2018
“Historical building. Good swim. Compromising positions?”
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Melbourne city baths have been around for many decades. It is an excellent place to have a swim and the only issue is parking. If you are in Melbourne and want to get rid of some jet lag or just get some exercise then it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Triggersplace
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I've used the squash courts on a semi-regular basis and on numerous occasions had my booking messed up, turned up and not been allowed to play. They have always refunded me but it's such an inconvenience. It's a shame because it's such a good location...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Great place to see, showing the original architects plans for the baths, also giving the history of the baths as a place to bathe and also to swim for the ordinary people of Melbourne whom didn’t have a bath at home.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Seonaid K
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The Melbourne City Baths building is gorgeous- it was built in 1903 and you can still see the original seperate entrances it had for men and women. Fear not however, mixed bathing was introduced in 1947. The main “bath” is a 30 or so meter...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 449marthak
Reviewed 24 December 2017

My grandmother used to take me here 40+ years ago. 20 years ago I was a member of the gym here. Today I took her first great grand daughter and her first great grand son (who happens ti be 12 years old and on the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank DeaStrega
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Stopped in for a quick swim on a winter's day and really enjoyed the great customer service and also the facilities. Swam, sat in the spa had a little sauna then a nice shower to finish. Like a little retreat right in the centre of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jenny71wagga
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Maybe your hotel doesn't have a gym, or it does have a gym but only a minimalist one. Head for Melbourne City Baths. A day pass costs about $23 (AUD). The facility is well-equipped with machines, free weights, and pools. I've come many times on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Man0ntheM0ve
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I was staying st the Jasper hotel so I got to enter here free. Really nice historical baths and great location in the heart of the city. Get to swim for hrs and inside is nice with good modern facilities whilst retaining their old charm....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank deekircher21
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

beautiful old building with modern facilities. really love this place. apart from using the facilities its great too check out the historical photos

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have been a member of that gym for 15 months. One day a cocky old man reported me to a manager because I was reading a text message in the changing room. According to Ben (the front desk person who for 15 month has...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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