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    The Exford Hotel

    199 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (5)
    Dining (24)
    Room & Suite (3)

    • Excellent18%
    • Very good28%
    • Average23%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible16%
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    “no lift” (3 reviews)
    “double room” (3 reviews)
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    All reviews no lift comedy festival double room third floor place to stay clean rooms free tram zone key earplugs mirror
    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

    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

    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

    Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at Exford Hotel for 2 nights. The first night we were there was a Thursday night and between the music in the bar on the first floor, the drunk girls screaming outside, and the beeping cabs, I slept about 2 hours. I even...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2016

    There are a number of big screen TVs showing sport. The bar staff were friendly and drink prices reasonable with a decent range of options to choose from If you visit have a look at the lovely leadlight and coloured windows in the public bar.

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    Traveller (5)
    Dining (24)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (1)
    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
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    Tony J
    Ensuite in each room?
    20 November 2016|
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    Room Tips
    "Don't get a room next to the backside of the building. Actually, don't stay in this hostel at all."
    RamonTravels, 2 months agoRead review
    "Third floor is usually the quietest"
    Miotara, 3 months agoRead review
    "Ask for a room on the third floor"
    DontGo4_2ndBest, 11 months agoRead review
    "Pros : Location is brilliant Staff are friendly and helpful Avoid staying there on Thursday nights..."
    BangaloreRockon, over a year agoRead review
    "no elavtor"
    alilade, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't stay there, it's really bad even if you stay apron the last floor."
    William B, over a year agoRead review
    "Dont stay at the 10 bed room since you wont get any sleep unless you are passed out."
    Amir B, over a year agoRead review
    "The boys at the exford are pretty accomodating we had an odd amount of people to fit in the room and they..."
    GeorgiaIvanecky, over a year agoRead review
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