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The Exford Hotel

199 Russell St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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The Exford Hotel
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Ranked #135 of 171 Hotels in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really helpful staff, nice little breakfast in the bar with old school and relax hip-hop music. Toast, cereals, pancake, coffee etc. Private showers, clean rooms, nicely located. What you're looking for as a simple but nice hostel. Beware: a lot of stairs, no elevator.. a good work-out!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was in this hotel from 12th to 15th Feb 1. Rooms are too dirty 2. Fan was not working 3. To noisy 4. Staff is not supportive, one you pay them, they don't care of anything.it is not hotel it is a hostel. If you point out any problem, they simply tell you that you are paying me for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I only stayed for a night. There was a bar downstairs and it was very noisy at night. I think some of people might get drunk so they screamed loudly. I totally couldn't sleep when heard any noises. Perhaps I better spent more for staying somewhere....

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Milano
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Exford Hotel (or i rather say hostel) it's located right in chinatown,one of the most central area of Melbourne. The place host a british style pub on the ground floor which is in my opinion the real (and one of the few) pro of the hostel: nice environment,good beer and discount on beverage for hostel's costumers. We stayed in a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I stayed for one night. It was not a good experience as downstair of this hostel is a bar, it was very noisy the whole night until about 5am in the morning. Many drunk people and i felt it was not quite safe though they have the card to assess the door. The room and toilet were very clean, the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My friend and I had an ok stay. Its not the most flash hotel/hostel, but its good enough for a few nights and is in a great location! We were entertained during the night by a violinist who mostly played amazing grace. It was very entertaining. I hope he is here to brighten your night when you visit the exford!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The hostel is really minimal it has a bar downstair which make a lot of noise at the weekand and it is near a noisy street you can hear everything but it is in a good location and it is probably the cipper hostel in town. I sujjest if you dont require lux and need a place to stay for... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

I've only got one issue with this place: bathrooms. Understandably hostel bathrooms are a niggle but there was a broken toilet on my floor that wasn't tended to during my two-day stay. Aside from that, the staff are helpful, honest and actually smile when helping you. The communal area layout in the basement has a good flow and you can't... More 

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Helston, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Stayed here for a week, and really enjoyed it! Prefect location, plenty of shops around. Could walk to the mcg aswell. The kitchen was big and clean, and a really nice tv room.. With plenty of films!! The bathrooms weren't the nicest but they were good enough. Had free breakfast each morning which was perfect.. Cereal, toast.. Tea coffee and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We stayed at the Exford Hotel for one night and the rooms are fine, big and pretty clean BUT the bathrooms were lets just say it.. disgusting. The showers were gross I couldn't go in them without flip flops, the shower curtains were an old, yellowing and mouldy and there was hair everywhere (and not just head hair...) I know... More 

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