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Urban Central

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334 City Road Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Me and my girlfriend stayed in a 4 bed mixed dorm for 8 nights and found thus to be a really good hostel. Clean spacious rooms, friendly staff clean amenaties and kitchen. Only a 15 minute walk to the city. GREAT PLACE! Would definitely reccommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This has been the best hostel I've stayed in so far. Good CLEAN facilities - with a member of staff almost constantly in the kitchen helping to keep things clean and tidy. The staff are friendly and there is a relaxed atmosphere, unlike the forced fun vibes I've felt from some hostels. Free breakfast, pasta and rice is a really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at Urban Central for four weeks while looking for long term accommodation. Really enjoyed the stay, convenient location, 24 hour freedom, clean, secure, fully equipped, helpful staff. Weekends forget about sleeping if you're looking for a restful sleep in the dorms. There's usually an invasion of loud, intoxicated bogans. They usually blow away by Sunday. As with most backpackers,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here while in Melbourne for F1 and cricket World Cup and was a great hostel with good atmosphere and close location to the city.Rooms were large and clean with nice atmosphere to the four person dorms compared to other hostels stayed at when first arrived in Melbourne. Plenty of facilities provided across the different floors and the staff were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big hostel, very tidy, easy to chat with people but still places to have some privacy, lean back and relax. Bar downstairs with events like pokernight, pool tournament trivia etc. Kitchen with plenty space to cook, cheap weekly rates.

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Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review, We make sure that our cleanliness is outstanding. It is one of our top priorities. The weekly rate at the moment is amazing and we also have a BBQ every night ($1 sausages and $2 burgers!) Our bar loves having fun with the guests and enjoys planning fun nights where you can meet new... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived last week on my first solo travelling trip and I'm glad I booked into here. Incredibly easy to meet people and find out what's going on. Clean rooms great bar with daily events in the evening and drinks promotions. Couldn't ask for more at this very reasonable price.

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Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Meeting new people and making new friends is what hostel life is all about. We do our best to provide fun and entertaining nights to make it that much easier. We are glad you stayed as well! Looking forward to welcoming you again, The team at urban central. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a nice and central hostel you should stay at Urban Central Backpackers. It's a very clean hostel with a big kitchen and comfortable doorms. It offers free pasta, rice, tea and coffee, so basically everything you need. And you get a fancy drinking bottle when you check in. Unfortunally they don't have free wifi. But there... More 

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Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

What a wonderful review, We also think our location is great. We are only 5 mins from the south Melbourne market and a short walk along the gorgeous south bank into the city. Our drink bottles not only save you having to purchase water but they are so handy to have on your adventures. Looking forward to having you stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Urban Central was a nice place to explore Melbourne from. Rooms and bathrooms were clean and the kitchen was well-stocked. Free pasta and rice is always appreciated; free breakfast and free towels are also great. We got water bottles when we checked in too! Location, staff and security were all good. Paying for Wi-Fi was the only downside. I would... More 

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Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. There is nothing quite like free stuff when travelling on a budget! We love being able to offer our guests a great breakfast to start the day full of beans! We also have a nightly BBQ for next to nothing. $1 sausages in a roll with onion, cheese and sauces. $2 burgers in a roll... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is really nice, the stuff is friendly and everything is clean. They have a lot of things going on in the evening and the bar 334 is right next to the door. And price is fine when you book 1 week.

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Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Cleanliness is one of our top priorities, it fill us with pride that you acknowledge the hard work put in by our house keepers. Our bar loves to PARTY, great drink specials all through the night, activities and live sport on our many screens! Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great stay stay in Urban Central, very clean, fríendly staff, and very close to center of the city. Also has a good bar with lots going on through the week. All in all I enjoyed my stay. Thanks Urban Central¡

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Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

No worries! Thank you for the lovely review. We are so happy that your stay with us was great! Our staff work really hard to make your stay in Melbourne second to none. They are always available to assist with your every whim. Being situated in south Melbourne means we are around the corner from crown casino, 5mins from south... More 

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