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    Urban Central

    334 City Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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    • Excellent35%
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    “bed dorm” (25 reviews)
    “free pasta” (10 reviews)
    Wifi
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    Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

    The only thing I love about the hostel is that is very safe. Ya need a card for every door access. I feel safe as a female traveler and the room is quite spacious (4 beds dormitory). Everything is organized and hostel staffs are really...More

    Thank Vivi_An1989
    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 2 November 2015

    Thank you for your kind review, It is imperative that all our guests feel safe while staying here at urban. This is why we have staff around the clock to assist our guests and monitor the venue. Our staff are very proud to have been...More

    Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

    Good hostel accommodation. Free tea/coffee rice/pasta all day. Nice bunk rooms, TV and study space was useful as had an assignment. Travel desk helps with.your Melbourne or great ocean road plans. Bar is lively with nightly events: our night was hot dogs and beer pong!...More

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    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 2 November 2015

    Thank you for your kind review, We are so glad that you found our facilities helpful and that you were able to use our study area for your assignment. The crew at “One stop adventures” (our travel desk) go above and beyond to get you...More

    Reviewed 22 October 2015

    Urban Central has all your needs covered. If your going with family or just a group of friends there are rooms to suit all your needs and prices nobody can beat. It's a very short walk to all Melbourne main attraction, but once you meet...More

    Thank N J
    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 2 November 2015

    Thank you for your lovely review! We also think that our rates are great value for money as we provide free tea, coffee, rice and pasta. There is also a cheap meal most nights as well. Our bar staff are fantastic and offer a great...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2015

    Sweet location, place is clean, affordable with a real cool atmosphere. Always a free brekky and some cheap dinner! Great for a drink but not a party hostel, for me this place is perfect if you want to work but have a laugh too.More

    Thank Pylyp93
    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 22 October 2015

    Thank you for your wonderful review. Our location is one of our greatest assets. Not only are we located around the corner from crown casino we are also minutes away from a variety or restaurants, the south Melbourne market and Albert park, to name a...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

    Booked here via booking.com the same day as we wanted to stay. Easy and affordable. Staff were so friendly. Family room with en suite bathroom was spacious and beautiful. If you wanted to socialise, there was plenty going on; if not, privacy was available too....More

    Thank Dyros
    Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 22 October 2015

    Thank you for your lovely review, We are delighted that you enjoyed staying with us. Great pride goes into preparing all rooms for our guests who have traveled far and wide to experience Melbourne and we want them to feel relaxed and comfortable as they...More

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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • USD 57 - USD 145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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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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    "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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    "Get a room away from City Rd and the freeway if road noise bothers you."
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    "maybe ask for a room not facing the busy motorway outside as sometimes the motorbikes were a little loud."
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