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City Tempo

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353 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'd been here some time ago - and truth to tell, I'd forgotten! However, as soon as I arrived I remembered the calm friendly service at reception, and the amount of amenity that they manage to pack into small rooms. We had chosen the studio apartment , and it comes with dishwasher, washing machine, iron, hot plate, microwave, hairdryer, TV,... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They were nice and allow me to check k in early after the red eye flight.The location of the hotel is undeniable but the bedding was way too soft and house keeping service is less than ideal. Not for the fussy people. Tip, don't bother paying for an upgrade to balcony.. It is so small that your feet will take... More 

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Melbourne04, Manager at City Tempo, responded to this review

Hi X1nYi, Thank-you for taking the time to review CityTempo after your recent stay. I am happy we were able to check you into your apartment before guaranteed check-in time, we understand how this can really make a difference for some guests after an early flight and we try our best to assist where we can with this. I am... More 

Cairns, Australia
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60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here recently due to a conference. We upgraded last minute to a one bedroom apartment and did not regret it. The apartment was spacious, very well equipped and spotless. The reception area itself was not what I would have expected from a 4 star hotel but staff were friendly and location was top. We had a great... More 

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Koh Samui
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights for a shopping and football trip. Room had everything we needed including king bed, sofa and kitchenette. Excellent location near Victoria markets and Melbourne Central shopping plaza. Was a bit noisy, but our room was right on the corner of the intersection, if u are a light sleeper, try for a room further back into the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the time I entered the City Tempo, I was welcomed and given detail's on how to get around Melbourne and where I can get supply's for cooking my meals or where is the best place to dine. I stayed in a studio balcony which was very comfortable for my stay and had a nice view of the city, my... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for luxury and space, don't book here. The location in the CBD is OK but no views and not really close to anything fabulous. Rooms were SMALL and noisy but clean. The whistling noise from the wind is quite off-putting. The plus was the front desk staff were fantastic!!! They couldn't have been anymore friendly and... More 

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Melbourne04, Manager at City Tempo, responded to this review

Dear Michael K, Thanks for your recent review of City Tempo and for taking the time to mention that the service from the team was fantastic, it is always a pleasure to read such kind words. It is a shame other aspects didn't met your expectations. At City Tempo we pride ourselves on providing affordable, clean, comfortable and compact apartment... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WARNING: Light sleepers do not try this hotel. When i stayed there, i could hear the noises from the street at night easily as the windows were not sound proof. If you want to have a good night sleep, this is probably not your first choice! WARNING: No free wifi in room / free in lobby but it wasnt working... More 

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Melbourne04, Manager at City Tempo, responded to this review

Dear Asianamigo, Thank-you for your recent review of CityTempo. My sincerest apologies regarding the reception internet outage that was experienced during your stay and regarding the interactions you mentioned with the team members, please rest assured we will be discussing the points you raised to ensure no repeat occurrence. I am pleased to inform that the free reception internet access... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like that the room was comfortable enough for 2 people and it had all the necessities required! The room rate wasn't too expensive and we actually though it was value for money. The down side of the hotel would be WIFI was chargeable and its location might not be the most optimal. You have to walk quite a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights and enjoyed it very much. Staff were friendly and accomdating. Excellent location, very close to Market. Plenty of places to eat nearby. Rooms are reasonably compact but the layout makes it feel as though your in a bigger place. Cannot fault a thing! Good security and awesome night view from the 13th floor. This will... More 

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