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Mantra City Central

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Nice building but they have created additional mezzanine floors with low ceilings. Windows do not open and no air conditioning in bedrooms. Lift did not work because of maintenance. Staff unhelpful. Windows and window sills dirty.

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

Dear nicolaas2017, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your recent stay. I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay in one of our Urban Basement Apartment. As the name does suggest these are located in a mezzanine floor but they still have all the amenities and features offered in our other rooms. Lift...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We were initially put in room 308 - this was small and gloomy. After 1 day we asked to be moved to another room - we got moved to room 203 - this was excellent - it was light and roomy. A marked change. No fuss either asking for change. So all good

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

Dear K5051OXfranks, Thank you for your review of Mantra City Central. I am very happy to hear our staff were able to help with your request and help improve your stay. I hope we are able to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Brandon Park General Manager

Charlestown
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great location,Very comfortable, shops,restaurants,cafes right outside front door. Great for families, couples or on your own. Would recommend you pick a room with Street view, as our room was very dark.

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

Dear debrad295, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Mantra City Central. I am glad you enjoyed your overall stay and apoloise you room was found to be dark. I do hope we can improve on this for your next stay. Kind Regards, Brandon Park General Manager

Melbourne
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Terrible stay would not recommend to family or friends the location was good but the room had a terrible odour to it and was unbearable. Mentioned it to the person at the desk and they said they would look into it but heard nothing about it.

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Dear Peter R, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. I regret the shortcomings in service you have reported from our reception staff will certainly address this with the team. This is not our usual standard and I sincerely apologize for this. I do hope we get the chance that welcome you back again...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Close vicinity to shops, China Town and a great breakfast cafe in Elizabeth St. Rooms very comfortable and quiet. Cooking facilities, however no need to use them with all the great restaurants near by!

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

Dear traceymF4535LQ, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay. I was very happy to read of how you not only enjoyed your stay but some of the wonderful shops and cafes surrounding our hotel. We look forwards to being able to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Brandon Park General Manager

Reviewed 6 February 2017

Mantra City Central was a great place to stay, staff were really good and nothing was too much trouble. the place has a good vibe and is close to everything and easy to access. so good i am going back next week!

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

Dear Victortilley, Fantastic to hear we have another very happy guest. This really means so much to all of us here at Mantra City Central. We most certainly look forward to the opportunity to welcome you. Kind Regards, Brandon Park General Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very happy with our stay, plenty of room, clean, staff friendly. as usual with Mantra hotels beds comfy & pillows great. Close to Hardware Lane for breakfast. Great location and quiet. Would recommend to friends.

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

Dear dydee83, Thank you for your review of Mantra City Central. I am glad to read you could enjoy our central location and some of Melbourne great eateries. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards, Brandon Park General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a lovely hotel great location so easy and close to everything. The staff are very helpful and friendly, Our room was comfortable and well maintained, We got a really reasonable deal and reflected in the location of the room but it didn't worry us.Next time I will attempt to get a room overlooking Elizabeth st.

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

Dear Kathy H, Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and I do hope we can welcome you back for another stay soon. Kind Regards, Brandon Park General Manager

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very poor ventilation throughout apartment. Needs air condition system to cool loft area and allow good air flow. Loft area pokey. Really not set up for more than two people. Location good. Staff good. Bathroom needs some attention.

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

Dear Q5418HImichaelg, Thank you for your review. My apologies you found our loft style rooms to not have the space for three people you had desired. We do also have a number of two bedroom style apartments that may more adequately meet your needs. I do hope we get a chance to welcome you back and show you some of...

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

What a waist of money! We booked at a "discount" price of $587 for 2 nights in the heritage apartment. We requested a crib and was charged extra for this, it turned out to be a portable cot that was extremely unsafe. The bathroom was mouldy

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Dear Samantha L, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. I am sorry you were disappointed with some aspects of your stay. We have taken on board your comments and will address the issues accordingly. Kind Regards, Brandon Park General Manager

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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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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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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: €82 - €176 (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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#83 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“The higher floors are quieter (further away from any street noise)”
Szek22, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room 108”
824siobhanm, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking Elizabeth Street or Little Bourke St”
KathyH980, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with light”
chelsea69, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for a high floor or something on the front of the hotel”
adampies, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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