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Econo Lodge City Square Motel

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

The staff that work at this hotel would be the single aspect that I would say was slightly above average, slightly. Upon booking, I was shown a conformation page, which I printed out. All i can say is that the room in the picture was a far cry to the smelly, horrible, mould infested room that I got. The windows... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed a Thursday then the Saturday night. First night room 207. Nice tidy room. Power point in bathroom above toilet which is weird. My daughter slept on the pull sofa as we could not get the double bed and single bed until Saturday (room 643). It was a bit too close to the action for me as I'm a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my wife over the recent Grand Prix weekend. Booked a deluxe room as the pictures looked nicer. We arrived early and was informed that our room wouldn't be ready until 2 but the receptionist took our bags in and gave us some advice on what to do to pass the time. Check in was simple and the... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

nice private spacious room, little kitchen which was nice and compact, and bathroom was nice and clean - we were only there for a short stay (1 night), ad had to leave at 6.45 the morning we departed, so we only made a passing visit! Was great though and the lady on reception was really good, and accommodating - she... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

I can understand the rather negative reviews from some travellers but I agree with those who give this place the thumbs up. Initial impressions were good and bad - great location in absolute centre of Melbourne only steps away from the arts centre and all forms of transport (though the noise resulting from that could be an issue); but when... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Have stayed here now for past 7 years. Not sure if much has been done to update the rooms in that time. Very clean but need coat of paint. Would like to see some new pictures on walls. Sofa bed a real problem. very old aircon.. Always like the street rooms and the noise doesnt bother us. Location is great... More 

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Fish Creek, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

The best thing this place has going for it is location. It is right in the middle of the CBD and a great place to stay if you want easy access to the city. The rooms are pretty basic but clean however, the sofa beds are almost impossible to sleep on and definitely need replacing asap. Aircons are also a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Went to Melbourne in May 2014 to see Wicked with my Mum (& very reluctant boyfriend - but he actually enjoyed the show!) and just wanted something closeby to lay our head for the weekend. Good value for what you pay for, very close to the mall and Flinders St Station and Fed Square. I'd recommend this to anyone wanting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Only about a 5 minute's walk to the mall, very close to everything. The value is good, very reasonable rates for basic (but still pretty good) accommodation. My only complaint would be the view, couldn't open the curtains without staring directly into someone else's room! But that's fine I just kept them closed. Staff are very friendly and helpful, greeted... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We had 5 nights in the Econo Lodge. The location could not have been better. Trams outside the door, Flinders Station 3 minutes walk away and eating and drinking places within minutes in all directions. The room was bigger than I expected. It was at the back and quiet enough for a city centre hotel. There was no view but... More 

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Staying in Central Business District

Neighborhood Profile
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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The City Square Motel. Located in the heart of Melbourne. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge City Square Motel

Address: 67 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly The City Square Motel)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: $75 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Econo Lodge City Square Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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