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Urban Central

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  • Excellent34%
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

The hostel on a whole is great, good atmosphere and very pleasant to stay there. The wifi price is ridiculous and barely works too. So pointless paying for it. Not a bad place to stay, the sports bar is always dead.More

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Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 5 April 2016

Thank you for your review, Our staff do their utmost to provide a welcoming and social atmosphere where our guests feel comfortable and safe. I have contacted our internet company, GX2 technology (formally global gossip) to ask about our connection and they have informed me...More

Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

I love this hostel, everything is perfect about it! So much space and things to do in the hostel. The kitchen is awesome as well. And everyone (hostelmates & staff) are great and so lovely! Really enjoyed staying 2 weeks here. I would definitely stay...More

Thank Hilde v
Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 2 March 2016

Thank you for your wonderful review, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Urban Central. I have congratulated our staff members for their efforts in providing great customer service to our guests. Looking forward to having you stay with us again...More

Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Urban Central was a great hostel. Rooms are no bigger than 4 per room and they're a perfect size for 4 people with big lockers, that can fit a big rucksack! The bathrooms were always clean, same with the showers. Staff come into the rooms...More

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Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 2 March 2016

Thank you for your review, Sharing a room with only 3 other people is great. It gives our guests privacy and an intimate setting to develop friendships. I have congratulated our staff members for their great customer service. They enjoy helping our guests with any...More

Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I was very satisfied with this hostel. There are only four people per room and there is even an air conditioner in the room. The area is fairly quiet and I didn't have any trouble sleeping here. I would definitely stay here again. They also...More

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Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 2 March 2016

Thank you for your kind review, We are so delighted that you enjoyed your time here at Urban Central. We enjoying offering great value for money and provide free breakfast, rice, pasta, tea and coffee to our guests. Looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind...More

Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Hostel is ideally located and very easy to get into the CBD as well as to St Kilda beach. Love the fact there is free breakfast, tea/coffee and some food staples. Kitchen doesn't seem to be big enough though as it becomes very overcrowded at...More

Thank Emma H
Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 2 March 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. St Kilda beach is a great way to spend the sunny days here in Melbourne. Glad you enjoyed the short tram ride there that departs from outside the hostel. It is important to start your day of exploring our...More

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USD 43 - USD 125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"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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"Don't book the 2nd floor if you want quiet, ask for a room with wall air cond. Corner rooms are bigger by..."
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