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Econo Lodge City Square Motel

67 Swanston St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly The City Square Motel)
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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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Maryborough, Australia
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77 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This motel would be like most three star motels. The reception staff are friendly and the rooms are clean and comfortable. But the big advantage this motel has, is its location. It is exactly in the centre of Melbourne, just opposite the City Square. Outside is a tram stop that offers transport to all part of the City on the... More 

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ELCitySqManagement, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the recent review of your stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying with us and had wonderful time in the CBD. We look forward to seeing you soon again. Kind Regards, KC Front Office Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Have stayed here lots of times over the past 10 years. Always clean, staff well informed about events and locations, friendly and recognise return clients. Fantastic location, right in the heart of the city. Has everything you need at a budget price. What more could you ask

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shontinelle d, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of your stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying with us and had wonderful time in the CBD. We enjoy seeing return guest and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kind Regards, Shontinelle Daji More 

Melbourne
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Seven of us stayed here on Sat night, we were welcomed by the friendly receptionist Rita who helped make our stay very pleasant. It was very clean and comfortable and we all said we'd stay again next time we go to a concert! A very pleasant stay, no complaints at all!!!!!

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ELCitySqManagement, General Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Hi beautbutterfly Thank you for the recent review of your stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying with us and had wonderful time in the CBD. We look forward to seeing you soon again. Kind Regards, KC Front Office Manager More 

Launceston, Australia
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Fantastic position so close to everything walk out the front door and in the CBD. Front Office Manager very helpful and friendly. Room was a great size and very, very clean. You can store your luggage on check out which is a bonus. We will be staying here again.

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shontinelle d, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of your stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying with us and had wonderful time in the CBD. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Shontinelle Daji More 

Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I last stayed here in 2011, and enjoyed it so much that I booked another stay here earlier this year. Again, great amenities, service and price, and again, I will be staying here in future when possible!

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shontinelle d, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying with us and had wonderful time in the CBD. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Shontinelle Daji More 

Bendigo, Australia
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Arrived at checkin time which took 30 minutes due to one staff member at a tiny window to manage 4 separate guests. Arrived at our room to find a nasty surprise in the bathroom which clearly had not been cleaned. We didn't have the time to wait again for the man at the desk so made our complaint later that... More 

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shontinelle d, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review on Trip Advisor. It is really disappointing hear about some issues during your stay with us. We will definitely look into this and rectify it for future. Kind Regards, Shontinelle Daji More 

Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This hotel is located in the heart of Swanson st. Plenty of eateries and lucky also brunetti's cafe across the road - make awesome coffee! I stayed there last year in July in a single room. The rooms were average but they we're clean. Rooms had a fridge and private shower with toilet - very clean. For the price great... More 

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ELCitySqManagement, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Hi Mark74768, Thank you for your recent review of your stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying with us and had wonderful time in the CBD. We look forward to seeing you soon again. Kind Regards, KC Front Office Manager More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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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ELCitySqManagement, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Hi Wendy, Thanks for the recent review of your stay.I am sorry to hear that there were some some aspects that did not meet up you expectations during the stay. As we are rite in the heart of the city and there is always movements going around we cannot actually control the noise but to minimize it ,we do have... More 

Canberra
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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ELCitySqManagement, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Hi AngelaD17, Thank you for the review of your recent stay with us. We would like to welcome you back for your next stay and would like to assure you that although the old staffs have moved on ,our service is still the same and the reception team are as welcoming and helpful as always. Kind Regards, KC Front Office... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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ELCitySqManagement, Front Office Manager at Econo Lodge City Square Motel, responded to this review

Hi JJB316, Thank you for the review of your recent stay. It was really nice to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and that the service was up to the mark. We look forward to seeing again you when coming to Melbourne. Kind Regards, KC Front Office Manager. More 

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