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Mantra Bell City

215 Bell Street, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia (Formerly Rydges Bell City)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here as the boss recommended it to me as he likes the gym on site. Room I had was large with kitchen , table and chairs and everything you need in a hotel room. Bed was extra comfortable. Restaurant meal was very good one night , dish selection the previous night was a bit ordinary. There is also a... More 

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Parkdale
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four had an unexpected overnight stay due to an overseas flight being postponed for 24hrs. The hotel was very comfortable and the staff were able to assist where necessary. The meals at the bar and the onsite restaurant were very tasty. The 2br room had a great view over Melbourne and beds were cosy. If caught in... More 

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MgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear ParkdaleHorsedoc Thank you for reviewing Mantra BellCity and for your kind feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed eating at our restaurant/bar and the service provided by our staff. It is gratifying to hear that the room was also very comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Laura Schembri House Manager More 

Geelong
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read up on TA before booking this venue and a lot of it was spot on. The door to Mantra is on the right side of the car park, the Stop & Go on the left. There is not even a sign above the desk. The only indicator is for conference facilities. It sits behind Chill. We made sure... More 

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MgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear caseyj1937 Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your feedback, as we strongly encourage all our guests to let us know of their experiences here with us. We have passed on your concerns on to the relevant parties and we will do our very best to rectify these problems. We do understand that at the... More 

Bright, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really happy with my stay at the Mantra. The Northern suburbs location was close to several soccer grounds that my son plays at when we come to Melbourne. The room was comfy and quiet and the kitchenette was really handy. I have already booked another stay for next weekend.

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MgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear hamilt69, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments in regards to your recent stay at Mantra BellCity. We're very happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and that you have already rebooked with us. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Laura Schembri... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basic accommodation and Suitable for someone with a car to travel to outer towns and country areas. Our room was in the hall way no curtains and no view no windows at all and every time someone walked down the hall the lights would wake us up as they were sensor type. The room felt like a short stopover room... More 

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MgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear Ray D, Thank you for reviewing Mantra BellCity and for your feedback. We have passed on your concerns and we will do our very best to rectify these problems. Just for your own future references please take note that there are signs located at every entry point of the property stating that car parking if at a extra charge... More 

Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic accommodation - room was clean and comfortable. Staff were okay but nothing special. Suitable for someone with a car as it is not a particularly attractive or convenient location. Car parking was $7 extra per day though we were there on a weekend and told to just park in the car park - but was told this after we... More 

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MgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear KayonToga, Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your feedback, as we strongly encourage all our guests to let us know of their experiences here with us. Please take note that car parking is stated at every entry point to the property as an extra charge at a flat rate of $7.00 per day for... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was great. Bed was soft but comfy. I was in a 1 bed Manhattan and it was quite roomy. I had a nice view but could hear a lot of the traffic outside. Breakfast was included and they had a great selection. I was staying for work and the catering they had and conference rooms were great. Always... More 

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MgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear Pebbles789 Thank you for taking the time to post your comments in regards to your recent stay. We're very happy that you had an enjoyable stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Laura Schembri House Manager More 

Morwell, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off there are no real signs saying Mantra. When you enter 215 Bell St Preston, you will see one hotel, but that's the sleep & go. Mantra is the 2nd building at the end of the car park before turning. That's what got me when i first arrived on the Friday night. Check in was fine. Room was great... More 

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MgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear DeniseInMorwell Thank you for reviewing Mantra BellCity. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in particular the beef burger on our room service menu and the service you received from our wonderful staff on check in. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Laura Schembri House Manager More 

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

As we were attening an event not far from the hotel we found it very convenient being located on Bell street. It is good for 1 night stay. The staff were helpful and the hotel was clean and quite. We left early in the morning so didn't have breakfast there. The car park can be very busy!

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MgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear coucla m Thank you for taking the time to post your comments in regards to your recent stay at Mantra BellCity. It is rewarding to hear the positive feedback about the service given by our staff. Thank you once again and we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back in the near future. . Kind Regards Laura... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Good value for money, great beds so very comfortable. When getting in the room was greeted by three tv, comfortable sitting area. Tv remote was in upstairs bedroom with room service menu. Nice cafe in reception area.

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MgrBellCity, Front Office Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Good morning scottsue, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I have passed on your positive comments to the team. Look forward to welcoming next time your are in Melbourne. Best regards Paul Koenig - Front Office Manager More 

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