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Victoria, Australia
Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were in the city visiting from the country to watch the footy at Docklands and decided to make a weekend of it. The problem as always for us is that we are a family of 2 adults and 3 children so finding accommodation to suit this odd number without breaking the bank is difficult. Thankfully we came across Urban...

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

Thank you for your review, We are walking distance to a lot of attractions the Melbourne star is one of our newest and provides beautiful views over our city. We will have a look into the suggestion of extra blankets in the private rooms over the winter period. Our staff will to their utmost to ensure you stay is as...

Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Great location and service. Transport network very close and luggage storage very handy. Checking in at 2pm means you shouldn't arrive early like me at 6am. Or you won't get a shower for a while. That would be my only criticism

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

Thank you for your review, We also think that our location is great! We are walking distance into the city, 5 minutes to the south Melbourne market and around the corner from crown casino as well as other attractions. Guests are more than welcome to use our facilities (take a shower, have breakfast, use the kitchen etc ) should they...

Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

I've been Travelled Australia 6 months, But I didn't see so tidy, clean, big hostel like this. Also it has a pub area, free breakfast is enough to make you happy :) Staff is very kind, they always help me. I love this place :)

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

Thank you for your outstanding review, It is so kind of you to point out the hard work that our staff members undertake for our guests to enjoy the very best Melbourne has to offer while still keeping to their budget! We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, The team at urban central

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Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I have been to Melbourne quite a few times over the last few years and having found Urban Central, I won't stay anywhere else! The hostel is clean and secure and is brilliantly located on Southbank. There is plenty around in the area (casino, restaurants, iga, Mc Donalds and the Melbourne Shopping outlet) and the city proper is only a...

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

Thank you for your tremendous review! We also happen to think south bank is a great part of Melbourne as well we are only 2 mins from the south Melbourne market, crown casino, cinemas and a short walk into the CBD. We appreciate your accurate description of our hostel and look forward to having you stay with us again! Kind...

Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere and perfect stay! Highly recommend! Friendly staff and great service. Always happy to help with a smile on their face. Located close to crown, exhibition centre and a 24hour maccas right accross the road. Not that you need it with free breakfast and pasta. Yum!

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

Thank you for your amazing review! We also think that our staff are amazing! They are at your beckon call and able to assist with any questions you may have. We also think that our location is great! 5 mins from the convention centre and the CBD is just a 15 minute stroll away. We are looking forward to welcoming...

Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Only stayed here a couple of nights but wish it could have been more. The rooms are clean, you get free breakfast and pasta/rice, the bar is excellent, and you can also get a cheap feed in the evening (burgers at $2 or something like that). Highly recommended if you want to meet people and have a good time. It's...

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

Thank you for your review, Cleanliness is one of our main priorities our staff do their utmost to maintain our high standards. We love being able to offer free things and as breakfast is the most important meal of the day we want to ensure that our guests start their day of exploring full and with lots of energy. We...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed June 15, 2015

We have been in Melbourne for the last two weeks and have been to Barr334 most nights! It is a great place to socialise and meet new people. The drinks are also a great price too and each night there is a different discount which the staff are happy to tell you about. All the staff are really friendly and...

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

Thank you for your review, We are so happy with our newly refurbished and revamp bar! It has created an easier way for guests to socialise in this new atmosphere. Though it also helps that our bar staff are pretty awesome too! We are looking forward to having your stay with us again! Kind regards, The team at urban central

Bayreuth, Germany
Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Good place to be in Melbourne Southbank!!! Close to CBD 10 to 15 minutes walk or tram just next door. Really nice bar with lots of specials - free drink voucher in your welcome information thing. Close to lot of supermarkets and few things like crown casino or trams to St Kilda.

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

Thank you for your review! Offering drink specials and creating a fun and social atmosphere is what our bar does best! We think it is a great opportunity for our guests socialise and meet fellow travelers. Our location is extremely convenient and a wonderful walk into the CBD. Or a short tram ride. We look forward to welcoming you again....

kingsley
Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Been staying here 7 days now great staff great location and clean and located in an awesome part of Melbourne close to shops markets and 15 minuites from the airport! Amazing bar which sells a range of local and imported beers and spirits. Also must try a bar 334 tube :)

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

Thank you for your wonderful review! We also think we are in a great part of Melbourne and love being around the corner from crown and 2mins from the fantastic South Melbourne market. The bar loves being unique and we think our tubes are an example of this and a great accompaniment with a $1 hotdog or $2 burger also...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 9, 2015

This place was brilliant. Probably one of the best hostels I have stayed in over my whole trip in Australia. It was clean and liveable. The rooms had huge lockers with plugs in so you could lock your stuff away while it charged. The kitchen was not as manic as others, and there was even a guy making sure that...

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

Thank you for the ‘Brilliant’ review, We are beaming with pride! We have found that having someone just assist with the flow of dishes while cooking helps to keep our kitchen clean and ready for other guests to use. It is a necessity to have a safe place where your devices can charge and you don’t have to look after...

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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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: $57 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Urban Central 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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