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The Exford Hotel

199 Russell St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #121 of 171 hotels in Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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wagga wagga
3 reviews 3 reviews
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 reviews 3 reviews
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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This hostel is in a great location. Right in the centre of China Town as well as a 5-10 minute walk from the rest of the bustling CBD. Our room was clean, sheets clean and mattress very comfy but lockers were old and battered and half didn't work. Bathrooms were communal but never a problem finding an empty toilet/shower. Bathrooms... More

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Wavre, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in a 2 bedroom overall really good hostel for the price and the location si really central un Melbourne cbd toilet and shower are good too nothing to say just the fan à bit noisy but just had to turn it off

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Malmo, Sweden
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

The one night I stayed here was the worst 24 hours I've spent in a long time. The rooms and facilities are terrible, I'm used to staying at hostels and I'm not picky but this was a joke. It looks more like an institution of some sort rather than a "hotel". The bathrooms are filthy and they don't even have... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I have been to hotels and hostels in over 60 countries and this was absolutely is the worst of them. It is extremely dirty. I got there and there was pubic hair in one of the bathroom's sink, blood on the floor, tampons, etc...By the way, they don't have private bathrooms. The showers have 2 temperatures: cold or scalding hot!... More

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Address: 199 Russell St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
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