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YTI Garden Hotel
Ranked #143 of 160 Hotels in Melbourne
Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

I recently spent two nights here with my mum for Melbourne cup, we loved it, right in the middle of the shopping district, trams everywhere and we loved it. The rooms a simple but fantastic bathrooms, huge showers and all bran new, would definitely stay here again.

Stayed: November 2013, traveled with friends
Thank Stephanie B
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Located in little bourke street, a two minute walk to bourke street, and right on top of hardware lane, the rooms are basic, but clean and modern. Would stay here again. Convince plus.bistros around the corner in hardware lane and the main tram line 2 minutes away in bourke street. No need to rent a car.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank RobCentralCoast
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

The hotel is small but very clean and tidy. Pleasant staff greeted me in a friendly way when checking in very early - my room was immediately available despite it being only 9.00 am and I could drop my bag in my room which was great - not many hotels let you do this even if your room is ready! Room was more than suitable for an overnight - modern and very clean bathroom. The hotel is right near Hardware Lane with heaps of cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars to pick from and a walk down Little Bourke St will see you in Chinatown. Close by major melbourne shopping such a Melbourne Central and Bourke St Mall. And if you come in from the airport by Skybus be sure to use the courtesy bus to get a free transfer to and from the hotel.

Room Tip: Most rooms are towards the rear of the hotel are better - try to ask for one away from the lift.
  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled on business
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Thank David364
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

The City Garden Hotel was was tidy and clean. The rooms were fresh and modern, though definitely on the small side. We had a comfortable stay, and the staff were friendly.
The hotel is very central, and also has the option of cheap, close parking.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank winterblossom92
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

Yes- One can't get any closer to the city staying in City Garden Hotel - value wise it is the best I reckon. Nothing flush - just a nice homely spacious room for relax and ready to roll the for the next day. Right at the street of Chinatown if you love Chinese Food. Have a go!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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Thank sistema888
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

As soon as my partner and i walked into our room the first thing we did was look online for another hotel. Unfortunately all hotels were booked out and we had to stay in this horrible room. The only good thing about the City Garden Hotel was the location, there were no positives about the hotel itself. It was run down, dirty, noisy and questionable.
I did not even want to walk bare foot on the floor because i thought i would catch a disease. The bathroom was mouldy, the bed spread had small blood stains and the sheets had hair all over it.
Will never stay here again, it was the worst hotel i have ever stayed in my life. They are kidding themselves saying that rooms are worth $250+ a night. What a joke!!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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8  Thank Jessica P
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Booked online at Booking.com as photos represented a clean, modern studio apartment. What a shock! The walls were grotty and the the room smelt of cigarettes. The modern bathroom looked like it had not been cleaned for ages, the tiles were grotty and don't think it had ever been mopped. TV was tiny and remote did not work. Don't bother going there, there are heaps of other cleaner hotels!

Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
1  Thank Shim N
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Additional Information about YTI Garden Hotel

Address: 378 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly City Garden Hotel)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #143 of 160 Hotels in Melbourne
Price Range: $71 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — YTI Garden Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centrally located, giving you easy access to all that Melbourne City has to offer! ... more   less 
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