A stay in genteel surrounds

In the midst of these genteel surrounds is Rydges on Swanston, bordering the attractive greenery of Lincoln Square. The hotel can’t make any great claims to external architectural charm itself – it’s a concrete building typical of the postwar era – but it’s pleasantly appointed within.

Our room on the third floor is sizeable, with natural light coming from an internal courtyard. The room has been decorated in contemporary fashion in tasteful earthy colours, and there’s a