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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Iv been in Australia for over a year now so I have been in a lot of hostels and I have to say this is one of the best iv been in. It has kind friendly staff nice atmosphere great bar (im always there) and it's actually clean. Overall it's a very nice place to stay and would definitely recommend... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent more than one month in this hostel and after going around Australia I must say is one of the best hostel you can find around the country. Really clean, comfortable, location is awesome close to CBD, ALDI, WOOLWORTH, COLE, BANK, TELSTRA AND OPTUS STORE. there is also some food like rice and pasta for free, coffe and tea... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

UrbanCentral is at South Bank City road which is 10 mins from Southern Cross Station (Which is the Main Train Station of Melbourne), Why I like this because it has concept of 4 people in a room (Separate for Man and Women), not more than that like others having crowded and bugging dormitories. All rooms are similar like 4 beds... More 

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Thank Uday_Indian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are great, Dave managing the 334 Bar is awesome. Rooms are comfy and private enough, kitchen facilities are some of the best and cleanest. Cheapest hostel in Melbourne, plus a maccies across the road for when you're hanging 👍🏻

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Thank Demi R
Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, It was a pleasure to offer you the best facilities and service during your stay. Dave our bar manager is pretty great. Always chatting to guests and organising fun events in our bar. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, The team of Urban Central More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights at the start of my travels and 1 night at the end. Big hostel with a few floors, good kitchen and dining area. Nice bar with loads of tv's, pool table and table football. It was fairly busy in there in the evening and it was the winter so I imagine it gets quite busy... More 

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Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and had a relaxing night sleep. Our bar is a great way to meet people by participating in their nightly events and competitions. We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, The team at Urban Central More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I almost give 1 rate for this hostel. Because : 1) We checked in, and we got a room at 2nd floor but the room was very smelly,so we requested to move into a new room 2) We got a room at 3rd floor, but when we came in, the room hasn't cleaned yet and the housekeeper hasn't changed the... More 

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Thank setiawaty n
Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our venue. I sincerely apologise that your room was not up to our normally high standards. Our staff members check rooms regularly to ensure they are perfect for our guests. I will be investigating the matter further to ensure all guests are presented with clean and welcoming rooms. We enjoy our convenient... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Great location walking distance to most places and plenty of public transport around. We stayed in a room with a private bathroom, we had a queen bed, bunk beds and an extra roll away bed. The rooms weren't anything flash but they were kept clean and tidy, we had noises throughout the night and the room was quite small but... More 

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Thank Sarah A
Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Venue. We have strong values here at Urban central and cleanliness is one of our most important ones. Making sure our guests walk into a clean and comfortable room is of the utmost importance. Our friendly staff members make your first step into our venue welcoming, assisting with a smooth check-in​,... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Booked a room way in advance asking for the room not facing the freeway. Girl at the counter was very rude when I told her I made this request when booking and pretty much told me "you get what you're given"... When the room is facing the freeway the traffic is very noisy and I was unable to get any... More 

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Jason-GM, General Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our services. Please accept my apology as on this occasion your special request was missed until your arrival. Your request for being away from the freeway was granted as we allocated room 520. However, I’m sorry but your request for a couch could not have been provided as we used to have... More 

Corowa, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed a few nights and it's the place to be, great staff room are good and not costing a lot of money. The bar is great as well and the pricing is fair for Melbourne standards. Overall a great place and we will be going here the next time we need to have... More 

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Thank Richardv461
Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us. Our bar holds a pool comp, beer pong, trivia, games night and many more social activities to make meeting new people and forming friendships a lot more fun and enjoyable. We are looking forward to welcoming you again! Kind regards, The team at... More 

Broadbeach, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights in a private bathroom room after needing last minute accommodation for 4. For a hostel i thought it was great, clean and private and a great location and price. Checking in and out was easy

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Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban Central, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, It was our pleasure to have offered you the highest in service and comfort during your stay. We are conveniently located near the Crown Casino, The convention centre, the South Melbourne market, a variety of restaurants and more. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, The team at Urban Central More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Urban Central is ideally located in Melbourne's vibrant Southbank adjacent to the famous Crown Casino. The city is a 10 minute walk and with public transport on our doorstep, St Kilda is only a 10 minute tram ride away. Shopping around Urban Central is located close to local cafes, shops and the famous South Melbourne Market. If you enjoy good coffee and eateries Southbank restaurants overlooking The Yarra River are 5 min stroll from Urban Central. On the way to visit Port Melbourne beach you could pick up a bargain at Direct Factory Outlet about a 10 minute from our accommodation venue. Stay, Play at Urban Central! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Urban Central

Address: 334 City Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Southbank
Price Range: $49 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Urban Central 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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