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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014
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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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Sydney, Australia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed 2 nights only. with my husband. we had a comfortable time. nice place. no complaints. will surely visit again next time. my husband loved the place more. he is planning for next stay. clean good environment.very comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Ok. It's not luxurious but the staff are friendly, the beds comfy and our bathroom (while a bit old) was spotless. Yes, the trams rumble by, and yes, you can hear the street buskers -- it's in the dead centre of downtown Melbourne people! Personally, my kids and I loved being a 5 minute walk from everything - restaurants, shopping... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Stayed here for one night with a friend. Rooms are well equipped, though the furnishings are starting to look tired. The bathroom in particular needs a spruce up as paint is peeling etc. Lights are a bit harsh as they are fluro bulbs. However it was clean, and relatively quiet given it is right on Swanston Street. The staff at... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I stayed here two nights and enjoyed my stay. The location is the best you are going to get, diagonally opposite Town Hall (the location of my conference). My room was large, clean and very quiet. Toiletries were standard, bathroom good. It is not a place to hang out, with no foyer or other amenities like that, but who needs... More

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Kyoto, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I stayed there in September with couple of my friends and we did had to struggle to find this place as this is hided among giant buildings and chances are that you be circling it and still would be looking for it. But luckily one of my friends had the sense to call the desk and they helped us reach... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

On the famous busy Swanston street. You will never go hungry. Stayed here because it was walking distance to Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for Melbourne Marathon. Requested for higher floors and room facing the back. The room was big enough for 2 with luggage consisting a queen size bed & sofa bed. The bath tub might be old & chipping... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Fantastic city location! Right near Flinders st station. Hidden behind a money exchange place so we did have some trouble finding it! Very safe and secure! Friendly staff. Discount parking close by. Rooms neat and tidy budget accommodation. Bathrooms need an upgrade. The porcelain on the bath was badly chipped off. Need new heaters also- very old. Service was great-... More

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

When you reach this location, you might not even realise that there is a motel as it is situated right in the heart of Swanston Street, where all the hustle and bustle is. It is situated right in front of the tram stop for Swanston/Collins street. And there's no problem obtaining food as there are lots of fast food joints... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Room was very clean and had been recently renovated. Nice accommodation for a long weekend away. Room was ready early so we were allowed to check in early. Also benefits of the packaged we booked included a complimentary bottle of wine and late check out. We stayed on the third floor without any issues. The windows appeared to be double... More

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25 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

The location is unbeatable. The price is so affordable but still not worth what you get. The rooms are unloved and unclean and in desperate need of updating and maintenance. The air conditioner was pointless and kept us up all night with its shocking noise. The bed and furnishings were less than average. The staff are almost never around and... 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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