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The City Square Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   67 Swanston St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was a good location to all landmarks of Melbourne. Close to DeGraves Lane for dining out. That was about all though. Noises at night. Dragging wheelie bins in lane way below room. Very average service of room daily.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Since writing the review 'Changed hands and changed atmosphere' on 7 May I called into the City Square motel to see the excellent reception staff a few weeks later. They have all left. Nobody is there from the days when it was such a good, cheap place to stay in the heart of Melbourne. They had been there a long... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Such a good location and the staff were so nice & helpful. I thought I may have experienced street noise on the Saturday night I stayed there being that I had to be up early sunday for the Run Melbourne Half Marathon event but no need to worry. No noise at all. Room was fairly small but more than adequate.... More

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Landsborough, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I stayed in the standard single room. I went for the budget option so I understand you get what you pay for but thought there were quite a few things they could have done better. Advertised "Complimentary Light breakfast" was a couple of tea and coffee bags. I did get two biscuits on the second night. They did advertise tea... More

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Devonport, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Stayed here with two kids and my friend, we booked using online provider that did not advertise rooms honestly ( advertised as queen plus double sofa) Rita sorted us out and I would recommend dealing directly with them to save this problem. Any how we were booked into a different room consisting of queen and single bed plus a single... More

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Mena Creek, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We have stayed here a few times before and found it suited our needs for a budget price. Our most recent trip was an overnighter. This particular room has had a makeover and was neat and clean. On the second floor overlooking Swanston St., we didn't find the noise too bothersome. My one complaint is taking a $250 security deposit... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed there in March with two other friends. It is in a great location - close to everything. The room itself is nothing special but the location makes up for it. I definitely recommend this place if you want somewhere cheap right in the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I've been staying at this budget motel for almost 30 years. It was cheap and clean with friendly staff in an excellent location: a perfect place for me to stay several times a year when in Melbourne. Prices go up, of course, but I still stayed there because they were fixed for any night of the week. Now they follow... More

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Seaside Heights, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is an Econolodge brand hotel. It is a budget hotel with a great location right in the middle of Swanson Street (which does not allow cars.) It is across the street from Town Hall. Swanson street is busy and active both day and night. There are many, many restaurants and stores. This hotel is in the center of all... More

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We checked in at 9pm when we got to our room the internal light wouldn't turn on and when it finally turned on it power surged from completely off to on for 5minutes before working, the power point box had a 20cent piece size hole in it with wires exposed, with hubby being an electrician this is not safe. The... More

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Address: 67 Swanston St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The City Square Motel 3*
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