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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was well below expectation. Servicing of the room was very poor. The dishes were washed for us (the one thing we did not expect). The linen was not touched even the towels etc left on the floor in the bathroom expecting them to be changed. The bed was pulled up, not made up and there was very little if...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location was amazing but the accommodation we had booked was pretty basic. We booked the basement apartment which I assumed you could see the street but you were basically in a big internal box with no natural light, which felt very strange. We stripped down one of the twin beds to make up the sofa bed in the lounge...

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Dublin
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our room (401) was exceptionally noisy at night. The street noise made it very difficult to sleep. The room needs to be properly soundproofed. Also the location of the aircon was baffling. Because it was in the kitchenette area, the bedroom was too hot. Also having to pay for internet was a little mean spirited. This was in the only...

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Calliope, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First, I will say it is in a great location, very central with Myer and David Jones amongst other big retailers right outside the doors. Room: Not so great. Our first room was the loft style room, which was cool in theory until you walk in and you can't close the door (which is heavy) until you have lifted your...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location, right in the heart of Melbourne's shopping and entertainment area. Room was comfortable and clean. Would recommend. Only watch-point is we were at the 4th floor up a stairwell. We had a pram (and toddler) so the stairs were an inconvenience.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel run down and service was unhelpful. Lifts took a very long time, room wasnt clean and very dark. Our airconditional was not working and when we complain, it was not fixed. We had no choice but to endue 2 nights in 30 degrees heat after paying over $400 for the room.

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Second time staying here and it was amazing as always and will always stay here again. Great and friendly and professional staff, room was very clean, location is amazing and so convenient. I requested a loft apartment for my partners birthday and got one i was very satisfied with the apartment. Great Hotel, Great Staff and Great Location!

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Agnes Water, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleased with our recent stay at Mantra City Central. Location was spot on! At the door step to Bourke Street Mall/Central Shopping. We booked direct via the hotels own website, and received virtually instant confirmation. The rooms gorgeously compliment the historic building, with appropriately dressed and furnished rooms. Couldn't fault the room in regards to cleanliness and service was...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room as terrible loud and almost the entire night the street noise kept us awake. Then the aircon started leaking on my pillow. The room was not properly cleaned there was were tissues in the couch and the smoking alarm was covered by a plastic bag.

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location excellent, room very nice, super comfy bed, trundle bed great if you don't use the trundle bit and put mattress on the floor. Sam at front desk, very helpful. Could have done with unopened milk in fridge, it had curdled. Melbourne and the Mantra- City Centre beautiful and would stay there again.

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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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $133 - $351 (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
Hotel Style:
#81 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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