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The Exford Hotel

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“great location”(13 reviews)
“third floor”(2 reviews)
“free tram zone”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

A great location for a hostel-it is in the free tram zone and walking distance from key sights, shops, eateries and bars etc..and good for on a budget! The hostel itself was quiet most of the time, apart from weekend nights but that is expected...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

The first thing that stands out about this place is that despite it being located in the heart of Melbourne's Chinatown it is your typical, old style, gundgy Australian pub and the one thing that it has is character. Okay, it isn't flash, but it...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2016

It is all very basic, but for $45 a night, this is what one can expect, especially given the very convenient location. It is situated on the Chinatown street above a British style pub. We were on the 3rd. Fairly noisy on weekends, but nothing...More

Thank DontGo4_2ndBest
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Nothing can beat that awesome location in the middle of the city centre. However, the hostel is not very clean (the duvets were disgusting and full of stains, the floors dirty and our room was never cleaned during our 6-day stay). The receptionist Kenny was...More

Thank Nina P
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Located in the heart of the China town region, the facilities are good - showers particularly. The wi-fi was not free, as I stayed for less than a week. The staff were friendly, and offered good advice for getting around and what to do. The...More

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US$18 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$18 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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"Don't get a room next to the backside of the building. Actually, don't stay in this hostel at all."
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"Third floor is usually the quietest"
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"Ask for a room on the third floor"
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"Pros : Location is brilliant Staff are friendly and helpful Avoid staying there on Thursday nights..."
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