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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was pretty good. The only thing I didn't like was it says you can connect to the wifi but doesn't say that you have to pay for it. Didn't find that out until checked in. But other than that, everything was great!

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The bedrooms are ok but the whole hotel is really tired and needs updating. Some rooms are great and others are awful. I was put in a room with single beds this time and I stay here a lot!! The restaurant food is very average and the room service choice is poor. Nathan the driver is an absolute outstanding feature... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff were friendly and helpful. The room overall was spacious, comfortable and neat. My only negative was our bathroom was squished into a corner so the shower was only approximately 55cm wide with a 12cm shelf in it, reducing its width further to less than 45cm. You would have a better shower camping. Camping.

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Bundaberg
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room wrapped around elevator shaft and the noise sounded like a freight train coming through the wall every 5 mins till long after midnight. To their credit they did offer to change our room but at 11:30pm it was far too much effort.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found the air quality to be unacceptable. It smelt like fungus, as well as strong air fresheners and deodorising chemicals. I complained and was shown two other rooms, both of which were stronger smelling than my original room (mostly with the strong chemicals). The carpet everywhere in this hotel was old and threadbare and clearly has had strong smelling... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was really disappointed with my stay at mantra. For less than $100 a night you dont expect much. But ive stayed at backpackers with better service and facilities. Upon check in we were greeted by a robot, i mean girl, who spoke in a monotone voice about the hotel with absolutely 0 personality or warmth. The room itself was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good value hotel. Great location close to Northland shopping centre. Rooms are large with kitchenettes. Staff very helpful. Miss the breakfasts if bus groups are in , it's noisy and chaotic. Looking forward to returning.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 2nd time our reunion was held here. A group of mid 70 yr olds reliving junior cricket & teenage yrs in Thornbury. We enjoyed our stay, no complaints. (The 3 course meal was very good but little pricey

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly overall service was below expectation compared to previous visits. The room was clean and tidy and overall represented good value, but we experienced many little things that should be part of standard service. Car parking, room service, dining, and room configuration missed the mark for us.

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Miles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We need a comfortable bed and we found the bed to be good, although we had booked a queen, we got twin singles, that we then had to wait to be put together to make a king and redone. The room had everything that we needed in it and was close to the place that we were doing business with.... More 

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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mantra Bell City is located in Preston, just 20 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and airport, and within ten minutes of the Austin Hospital. It is close to both train and tram lines making it highly accessible to many of Melbourne's main attractions. Mantra Bell City offers guests stylish, well-appointed, fully furnished One and Two Bedroom Studios and Executive Suites with a kitchenette or full kitchen, business desk, wireless internet access, air-conditioning, in-room safe and LCD TV. Cot and high chair hire is available in all rooms on request and the One Bedroom Manhattan is wheelchair accessible. The onsite facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, extensive gym with sauna, business centre, dry cleaning and laundry services as well as 24 hour room service, two restaurants and bars and a handy cafe with convenience store. Mantra Bell City offer convenient access to both the CBD and Melbourne Airport, with both located an easy 9km from the hotel. Only a short drive away is the Mercy and Austin Hospitals, Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) La Trobe and RMIT Universities and the Darebin International Sports Centre. Mantra Bell City is surrounded by some of the inner north's best cafes and restaurants and is just a short 2 minute walk from the route 86 tram line. The tram runs from Bundoora to Docklands, through famous Fitzroy and Bourke Street in the CBD (including the iconic Bourke Street Mall). An easy 8 minute walk from Mantra Bell City is Bell train station, on the South Morang line and running daily between South Morang and the CBD. Getting the train to the AFL is a breeze as both Etihad Stadium and the MCG are easily accessible from Southern Cross and Jolimont stations respectively, located on the South Morang line. Please note: Mantra Bell City charges a cash bond of $400 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mantra Bell City

Address: 215 Bell St, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia (Formerly Rydges Bell City)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Darebin > Preston
Price Range: $82 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mantra Bell City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 383
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Also Known As:
Rydges Bell City Hotel And Residences
Bell City Hotel Residences
Bell City Preston
Mantra Bell City Preston, Greater Melbourne
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