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334 City Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006 Australia See on map
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with a party of 21 students and we stayed on the fifth floor. For hostel accommodation I found the accommodation to be generally clean. We were provided with an excellent breakfast of cereal, toast, fruit and muffins. The hostel is centrally located...More

Thank Rima T
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Friendly. staff , great. location , very nice hostel. I highly recommend this hostel and look forward to coming back in the future ! ! 24/7 McDonald's and a service station very close by. Also has a clean , well stocked kitchen.

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Where to start...... There are only three staff who are helpful and friendly. The others, well.... all the other reviews speak for themselves. Rude, aggressive, arrogant and if you dare question or complain about something they just kick you out. I saw one guy who...More

Thank Zok I
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

I wrote a neutral review where I said both good and bad about this hostel and then the manager became cranky because I “didn’t come to her first before I wrote my review”. She was really annouyed by a neutral review and she cancelled my...More

Thank deekircher21
Response from Sarra A, Manager at Urban CentralResponded 22 June 2018

Hi Deekircher21, Thank you for taking the time to write another review from your stay with us a few months back. I do apologise again that our venue did not meet your expectations. Regards

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The Urban Central Hostel was used for my school camp. The staff were lovely and dealt with our mass of 400 students very well. The rooms were average and inconsistent, and the bar where we ate breakfast every morning was more like a nightclub. In...More

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Response from Sarra A, Manager at Urban CentralResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your large groups' stay with us. It's great to hear that our amenities, location and staff worked well for your needs. We were able to hire the nightclub in our basement to assist with accommodating the students...More

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Urban Central is ideally located in Melbourne's vibrant Southbank adjacent to the famous Crown Casino. The city is a 10 minute walk and with public transport on our doorstep, St Kilda is only a 10 minute tram ...More ride away. Shopping around Urban Central is located close to local cafes, shops and the famous South Melbourne Market. If you enjoy good coffee and eateries Southbank restaurants overlooking The Yarra River are 5 min stroll from Urban Central. On the way to visit Port Melbourne beach you could pick up a bargain at Direct Factory Outlet about a 10 minute from our accommodation venue. Stay, Play at Urban Central! Less
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Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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USD 48 - USD 145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Urban Central Hotel Melbourne
Urban Central Melbourne, Victoria
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
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28 July 2016|
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Response from lwm89 | Reviewed this property |
I left my bags in the luggage room a few months back when we arrived early. It was crowded but we didn't have any problems finding enough room. I wouldn't worry about it too much.
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"5th floor was good, try and avoid a room by the lift as it can be noisy."
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"1 St Floor for ensuited King Size Bedrooms, higher floors cater for Backpackers"
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"The private rooms on the 5th floor are good for a break from a shared room."
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"Get a private room-quieter & then you don't have to put up with"tv hogs" on the shared..."
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