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Werribee, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Only stayed one night however it's a good location, nice clean and tidy room, lovely staff. My only minor issue was that you could see though the shower/bathroom screen into the rest of the room, not ideal. I wouldn't have a problem staying here again

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South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We booked through Webjet & with the good prices, decided to have the one bedroom apartment. Our room was 2412. We really felt the advantage of the extra space, balcony, & amenities/facilities, was well worth the extra. We never saw checkin times but had notified re late arrival on a flight from interstate. Reception is only open till 10pm, but...

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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at City Tempo. I highly recommend it for anyone staying in Melbourne on business or pleasure. The location is excellent with all attractions within walking distance. Plenty of cafes and resaurants in the area and close to Victoria Markets. As far as the accommodation the facilities were excellent. The rooms were fitted with all amenities...

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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

City Tempo is a pleasant surprise. For the price you pay, you expect quite a budget room but it's a great little apartment with a super comfy bed, great kitchenette and small but adequate bathroom with a great shower. The room was clean and tidy and all in all it was a great experience! The staff were also very busy...

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San Leandro, California
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

This is a nice hotel (stylish aparthotel), well located, clean and with a helpful staff. My room was small (traveling by myself) and it was ok: comfortable bed, clean bathroom, coffee and tea maker and microwave in the room. There is a nice Cafe next door with fresh croissants every morning. Just walking distances to the main attractions of Melbourne....

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2016

My partner and I stayed here whilst attending the Australian Open 2016. Honestly, no complaints. Room was clean and modern. Serviced daily - not 5 star hotel level, but bed was made, sheets changed every 2 days or so, new towels daily etc. We got the 1 bed apartment, so I imagine the studio would've been quite tight. 1bed apartment...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but my experience at city tempo had left such a bad taste in my mouth, I had to say something. Firstly, the pros : good location, good apartment size, clean room. Then, the cons: really small bed ( can barely accommodate 2 people comfortably), noisy air cond, room access keycard that didn't work 90% of...

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Melbourne04, Manager at City Tempo, responded to this review

Dear sieuchen, Thank-you for your review of CityTempo. It is wonderful to read you enjoyed the location and the size and cleanliness of the apartment. I would like to take this opportunity to convey our apologies if our service was not up to standard and you felt you were mistreated in any way. I would like to place mention on...

Seattle
Reviewed 3 February 2016

This hotel has the possibility of being a really nice place, but our experience was grim. The lobby smells. The elevator is dirty. The cleaning service is virtually non-existent. We came back from tennis to find a pile of wet, used towels moved from the bathroom floor to the middle of our bed. I called reception and was told that...

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Melbourne04, Manager at City Tempo, responded to this review

Dear George A, Thanks for your recent review of CityTempo. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the issues you experienced as this is not up to our normal high standard. We have already addressed your concerns with the necessary departments to ensure we learn from any mistakes and to prevent any re-occurrence. What you have mentioned about a toxic smell...

New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Pros: the location is good if you don't mind a quick walk to the CBD, close to La Trobe Street tram stop to get on the free City Circle trams, great view if you are staying on the higher levels and close to the Queen Victoria Markets. The bed was comfy too. Cons: the apartment was a bit small, if...

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Reviewed 1 February 2016

this was our second stay with City Tempo and once again it did not disappoint. staff are always helpful and polite. rooms clean and comfy, nice with the air con. room service if required great location across from Vic markets all you need in one apartment would recommend

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our stylish Studio & One Bedroom Compact Apartments offer all the essentials for a comfortable and enjoyable stay in Melbourne's exciting CBD. Furnished with a compact kitchen, the latest audio/visual appliances and WiFi internet. On site is a well equipped gymnasium, sauna and business centre. Ideal for both leisure and corporate guests, enjoy easy access to cafes, convenience stores, Melbourne Central and only metres to Queen Victoria Market. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Tempo

Address: 353 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: €87 - €194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — City Tempo 4*
Number of rooms: 109
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“Get a high floor room to avoid traffic noise if you need to open the window!”
 of 5 bubbles tipsfromatraveller, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for higher floors for best views and quieter, washer dryer was also available.”
 of 5 bubbles karenandwillyw, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Good location nr the free tram lines”
 of 5 bubbles shealaghb, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you like it quieter it farther away from the action.”
 of 5 bubbles edwardt178, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room higher up for a good view of Melbourne!”
 of 5 bubbles 459keiranh, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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