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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First things first: the location is excellent, slap bang in the middle of town and right beside the main shops. It's also reasonably priced. And the front desk staff are pretty friendly. But... this is one of the most dark and depressing hotels I've ever stayed in. Had a 1 bedroom apartment and unfortunately I was stuck in there for... More 

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Brisbane
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellently priced and well furnished..!! Very spacious..!! The location is great..!!! Parking is available offsite at Golden square car park. I would highly recommend this place if you are planning for a city trip.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is our fifth stay at this hotel .It is a yearly christmas shopping event for mother and daughters. we enjoy this beautiful quirky place with the helpful staff>please don't ever mess with the general character of this building.,it is its biggest asset.Especially in a time where Melbourne is losing these unique buildings.We will back next year

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located in the heart of the CBD which is great to access all the facilities the city has to offer, and the check in staff were very helpful. The down side of this is that hotel can be VERY noisy. My hotel room was directly facing Little Bourke Street that was busy through until just before midnight.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome hotel easy access to the shops event venues and theatres great restaurant within easy walking distance clean tidy and easy access to transport renovated rooms are clean and fittings and furnishings modern

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Sydney
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very different to what was seen in the photos. When booked we had seen photos of a loft room and on check in were given a different room. There was no daylight in the room at all which made the stay very depressing. Specially with a toddler it was not comfortable

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GMMantraCityCentral, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear 212shwetac, My sincere apologies that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. The property consists of both loft style and single floor apartments which upon request we would be more than happy to allocate (occupancy pending). Given you had a toddler our team may have purposely provided a room with no stairs and location on the quieter... More 

Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The front counter staff were fantastic, they really put a smile on your face because there were so bubbly and happy i cant fault the staff we dealt with! the Location was also great for what we wanted city centre and shoppers paradise! The room on the other hand looked so cool online and very Melbourne trendy. But the room... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a lovely stay and all staff were friendly and very helpful. Very central and convenient for trams, Conveniently close to everything you need. We will definitely come back soon to this wonderful place.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located near many eateries and shopping malls.....ability to house a Family of Four apartment.....Great view of the City on choice apartments. Service Staff is very helpful....!!!! My family will definitely stay here the next time round....

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Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is central to everything you could possibly need! The staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel is a lovely old building with lots of character, room service was handy although took a while to arrive. Parking is two blocks up, but it is an easy walk and not a deal breaker

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GMMantraCityCentral, General Manager at Mantra City Central, responded to this review

Dear SarahcQ7380SI, First of all, thank you for your valued feedback. I am so pleased to hear the staff were attentive and helped with enquiries you had. I will be sure to pass this onto the team. As our hotel doesn’t have a restaurant on site, our room service is run through a third party which can sometimes take a... More 

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mantra City Central offers convenient apartment-style accommodation in the very heart of Melbourne's thriving business, shopping, restaurant and theatre district. Making the most of a magnificent heritage building, it's ideal for both business and leisure travellers alike. The city hotel offers one or two bedroom apartments boasting bright and spacious rooms, some of which overlook the lively streetscape of Melbourne. All rooms include kitchenette with microwave, bath with shower, Foxtel, direct dial ISD/STD telephone, iron and ironing board, electronic access card security and individually controlled air-conditioning. Two bedroom apartments also feature a dishwasher. The hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Melbourne's city. From iconic sporting attractions like the MCG, Etihad Stadium, Rod Laver Arena and Flemington Racecourse, to a host of Victoria's premium parks, gardens and attractions like Melbourne Park Zoo. Within walking distance of the hotel is Melbourne's premium shopping and dining precincts with an ambience or world class cuisine available. Mantra City Central puts you in the heart of Melbourne but not with the huge price tag. Reception is open between 07.30 And 22.00 Monday to Saturday and 08.00 To 22.00 On Sunday. Staff are more than happy to assist you with any enquiries. *Please note Mantra City Central is now a smoke free hotel. Upon arrival you will be greeted by the buildings heritage charm with access to the hotel lobby via stairs only. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Restaurant charge back is available at the sister hotel, Mantra on Little Bourke, two blocks up Little Bourke Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mantra City Central

Address: 318 Little Bourke St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly BreakFree Heritage on Little Bourke)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Price Range: €89 - €262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mantra City Central 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Breakfree Heritage On Little Bourke Hotel Melbourne
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#79 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“ask for a high floor or something on the front of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles adampies, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't get a room facing Little Bourke Street”
  • Zero hanging space in the master bedroom
  • Toilet for midgets or Hobbits
 of 5 bubbles PeteS1_12, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't take room 108”
 of 5 bubbles HFS61, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The loft rooms were quirky but with the bathroom located downstairs it may not be for everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles 823warrenw, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were looking onto a carpark-so not scenic but very quiet especially at night!!”
 of 5 bubbles 524marilynh, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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