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The Exford Hotel

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Room & Suite (65)
Dining (24)
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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“great location”(13 reviews)
“third floor”(2 reviews)
“free tram zone”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Clean place, old building and in need of refurbishment, above a pub (joint business in fact) ... breakfast included which is always great and very central location makes it a good pick. The downsides, noise from the lively Chinese district until late in the night,...More

Thank Octavian F
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Such an old pub and whilst some of its charm is it's history and original features, it desperately needs an update, keeping it's original charm but a coat of paint, some changes to the layout and furniture would make this place much more inviting, particularly...More

Thank lachkeira
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Breakfast is included, but you won't find much more than water, milk, cornflakes and some toast. The location of the Exford Hotel is very nice and central, although it can be a bit hard to find without a smartphone. The rooms aren't very nice, but...More

2  Thank RamonTravels
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I stayed in this hostel right after I set my foot in Australia for the first time. I was in a mixed dorm for ten people in the third floor. I don't know about other rooms but ours was quiet despite the bar underneath which...More

2  Thank Miotara
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is just an everyday pub. They're not trying to be fancy which is great as there's not a pretentious person in sight. Just relax, chat to some fellow customers, play some pool or take control of the juke box. Great place and they also...More

1  Thank Paul F
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US$20 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$20 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room & Suite (65)
Dining (24)
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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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