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Mantra City Central

318 Little Bourke St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly BreakFree Heritage on Little Bourke)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked the 2-bedroom heritage rooftop apartment for a recent business trip with a work colleague, expecting that a 2 bedroom apartment would be more spacious for our requirements than two small studio apartments. I was wrong. Firstly, there is only one proper bedroom. The second bedroom is actually a single bed (with a trundle) on a landing. The "door"... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed staying here. It was super close to the shops - in fact, right opposite Myer, David Jones and H&M. We had dinner up to road at Movida and it was in walking distance. Room was fab - had great facilities and was nice and clean. Staff at reception were really helpful. I would definitely stay here again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm not keen on hotels for the most part so Mantra City Central was a delightful surprise. Everything was finished to a very high level, the room representation on the website was an accurate depiction. Big comfortable bed, fresh sheets, everything was CLEAN! Great facilities provided with the kitchen, everything you could think of for a quick meal in though... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear Melissa W, We would like to thank you for sharing your experience of Mantra City Central. I’ll be sure to pass on your words to our team as they will be thrilled to read your post. As you have mentioned, we would be more than happy to oblige if any guests are noise sensitive and in turn allocate a... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit apprehensive booking this hotel due to some earlier woeful reports on this site, but I have to say it was the most comfortable hotel I've ever stayed in, anywhere in the world. Because of disabilities was concerned when I read of mezzanine floors, so rang and requested a one level apartment. Vanessa at the desk really looked after... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear Ruthiebne, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, I may have to use the phrase “practically roll out of bed and into the Myer Bourke St Mall entrance” in our descriptions! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future Thank you and Regards Andrew Walling General Manager More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hotel was perfect as it was right next to Emporium, opposite H&M, David Jones etc. Everything was close by (eg. food, shopping, trams) and the hotel room was clean and spacious. Highly recommended!

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Andrew W, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear nwc87, Thank you for staying at Mantra City Central and your fantastic feedback. I am happy that you agree our location is perfect and we look forward to greeting you upon return in the near future. Kind Regards Andrew Walling General Manager More 

Victoria, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay at the Mantra City Central could not have asked for a better stay..As the name states it is central to everything we were able to walk to or take a free tram everywhere.. We stayed for 5 nights and loved every minute of it, the room was lovely heaps of room a nice kitchen and... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear Maree o, It gives me great pleasure to read that you had an excellent stay with us and glad that our team were accommodating throughout your time. I’ll be sure to pass on your feedback to our team. Thank you and Regards Andrew Walling General Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Totally loved it here. The location is central to just about everything, so great for out of town visitors who aren't familiar with Melbourne as there are trams to the major train station (Flinders St) right next door. Also great if you're here to shop as it's between Emporium and the Myers and David Jones complexes, which take you through... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear BetsyKnope, Thank you for posting your experience on Tripadvisor, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us We have a range of rooms which are a “loft style” which I agree may not suit guests who have difficulty with stairs, however we do also have a range of same floor (no stairs) apartments also. A request... More 

Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In Melbourne for a 3 day work trip and delighted to get put into a loft room. Furniture was funky, bed comfy and layout really nice/roomy compared to the usual hotel room. Best part was how close it was to shops and eateries which is just what is needed when you do long work days and need something at your... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear Ruby R, Thank you for reviewing Mantra City Central on Tripadvisor. Funky indeed- During refurbishment we have tried to bring the outside in and are delighted that you enjoyed these little touches. Apologies that the water pressure did not meet requirements (I have sent you a message in hope of receiving the room number so we can investigate further)... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

If you're looking for a centralized location, kitchenette type apartment, consider Mantra City Central. Stepped into a clean and rather well kept accommodation which both me and my friend was happy with. Don't expect too much as they are more like a limited service hotel. Did miss making up the room properly during the second day of my stay. Only... More 

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Andrew W, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear Janicia S, I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, however our apologies we did not meet your expectations on some points. To clarify your above concerns As we are centrally located, we have a number of rooms that are located on an open side of the building and others on the closed side of the building. We... More 

Bundaberg, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Have just spent 4 nights at the Mantra City Central. It was a most enjoyable stay. The hotel was convenient to shopping, transport etc. The room was very modern, clean, and comfortable. Reception staff were very pleasant and helpful. Great hotel !!!

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Andrew W, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear 607Pat, Thank you for your glowing reference, we looking forward to welcoming you back in the future! Kind Regards Andrew Walling General Manager More 

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