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Urban Central

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  • Excellent34%
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“free breakfast”(40 reviews)
“bed dorm”(26 reviews)
“free pasta”(10 reviews)
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kitchen large for a backpackers & so clean the cleaner was keeping it in tip top shape as I cooked with other backpackers-plastic spoons available too which was very helpful for me!Bathrooms in shared dorm area excellent as other backpackers shared faciltiies often so small...More

Thank Aviva B
Response from Jason-GM, Guest Relations Manager at Urban CentralResponded 1 week ago

Hi Aviva, many thanks for taking the time to write your review.We are really pleased you enjoyed our facilities and our value for money property. I will pass on your positive feedback to housekeeping team. We do hope that you visit us again. Happy travels,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were the best part of this hostel, all were clean and tidy and only had max 4 beds in them. Myself and my friend were there for about a week. Social aspect seemed to lack a bit, there wasn’t much of a buzz around...More

Thank Andrew_C3101
Response from Jason-GM, Guest Relations Manager at Urban CentralResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andrew, many thanks for taking the time to write your review. Our guests enjoy our maximum four bed rooms and the housekeeping department take pride in their work. We do hope you visit us again when you are next staying in Melbourne. Cheers, the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moved hostels to Urban Central to join some friends staying there and although I was originally planning on looking for a house/flat to rent for my time in Melbourne (my plan being to work there for a few months) I ended up being quite happy...More

Thank Charlotte1267
Response from Jason-GM, Guest Relations Manager at Urban CentralResponded 1 week ago

Hi Charlotte, many thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased you enjoyed staying with us when working in Melbourne. We hope that if you are visiting Melbourne again that you stay at Urban Central again. Happy travels. Cheers the Urban...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Clean and comfortable beds. Easy to get to as it's close to the train station. Most tours in Melbourne pick up from here so it's ideal. Right across from mc ds. Ok kitchen, quite busy with all the quests so I didn't use. Bar beside...More

Thank Leanne W
Response from Jason-GM, Guest Relations Manager at Urban CentralResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Leanne, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are really pleased you enjoyed staying at Urban Central and hope that you stay with us again when needing accommodation in Melbourne. Cheers, the Urban Central team.

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The facilities are ok with tv, bar, library and kitchen and washing facilities. There are ample bathrooms and showers and the beds and sheets are nice. The bathrooms can get a bit messy at times but mostly ok and clean to use. The kitchen facilities...More

Thank deekircher21
Response from Jason-GM, Guest Relations Manager at Urban CentralResponded 16 January 2018

Hi there, many thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased you were happy with our facilities and you enjoyed staying in our rooms with our comfy beds. I will bring up your feedback regarding your staff issue and sincerely apologise...More

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Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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US$51 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$51 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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TeenzDad
27 July 2016|
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Response from lwm89 | Reviewed this property |
I left my bags in the luggage room a few months back when we arrived early. It was crowded but we didn't have any problems finding enough room. I wouldn't worry about it too much.
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"Get a private room-quieter & then you don't have to put up with"tv hogs" on the shared..."
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"Don't book the 2nd floor if you want quiet, ask for a room with wall air cond. Corner rooms are bigger by..."
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"Get a room away from City Rd and the freeway if road noise bothers you."
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"maybe ask for a room not facing the busy motorway outside as sometimes the motorbikes were a little loud."
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