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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Mantra City Central was a great location to get around Melbourne. Staff were extremely helpful. Our loft apartment was lovely and comfortable. The only downside was the noise of the early morning rubbish trucks and the glass bottles they were collecting!

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

Hello Arda343 Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am glad you found our loft apartments nice and comfortable but I am sorry to hear of you being disrupted by noise. Being in the centre of the city we do our best to mitigate noise issues and are constantly looking for additional ways to improve this....

Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Very close to shopping, short walk to Etihad stadium, Lygon street 2 blocks away, Casino an easy walk and MCG about 1k perfect. Room was spacious and fresh with very good layout, my only advice is take a few bottles of water for your stat

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

Hello 845Shanes Thank you for your review. I am very happy to see you were able to enjoy our central location and many of Melbourne’s wonderful attractions. I hope we can welcome you back again soon. Sam Front Office

Sydney
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The location was great, located just across from Myer. However everything else was average. I have stayed at this hotel before so some rooms are better than others but they are all quiet old and in need of some tlc.

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

Hello U8590LMsamanthaD Thank you for taking the time to write your review. My apologies you found the rooms to be in need of TLC, we are always working to help improve and better our rooms for our guests. I do hope we are able to welcome you back in the future to see how these ongoing improvements have taken shape....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We loved our stay in this hotel. Our room was clean and spacious. We stayed with the kids and had a great time looking around Melbourne and being able to head back to our centrally located hotel was a bonus. Loved the heritage decor.

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

Hello Melinda J Thank you for a lovely review. I very ha[y to read you and your family enjoyed your time with us. Our building is actually heritage listed and I completely agree it has some lovely old world charm to it. I look forwards to being able to welcome you back next time you are staying in the city....

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Loved the hotel, perfect location, right in the heart of Melbournes shopping district, great rooms on two levels with everything you need for a short or long stay, staff fabulous and looked after us well

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

Hello Natasha B Thank you for such a glowing review. I am very happy you enjoyed your stay and our happy to see our staff looked after you so well. We are very proud of our great team here at Mantra City Central. I hope we can welcome you back again soon. Sam Front Office

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Located very close to shopping & CBD which was so convenient. Team at front counter were very helpful offering us suggestions for breakfast and lunch. Also provided us with an umbrella. Room was comfortable however the twin beds were small.

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

Dear ericae543, Thank you for joining us recently at Mantra City Central, our front office team will be thrilled to hear you were able to enjoy their tips for quality dining options when visiting Melbourne. The team is always happy to help and umbrellas can certainly be a bit of a must-have depending on when you choose to visit our...

Sydney
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The price is good but the noise and inconvenience wasn't what I'd want again. While it was very close to my office, that was the only plus. The price is very good but I will not be staying there again.

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

Dear CRJW, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback, I’m very pleased to see you were able to enjoy how centrally located we are, right in the very heart of Melbourne. I do apologise you were not made aware we do not have an in house restaurant facilities. As a heritage listed building, still maintaining so much of...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

travelling for business and was lucky to get 3 hours sleep. This is not a location for business travel where you require sleep at night. Cant believe I paid for something I never received. I booked using the qantas app and assumed it would be appropriate for business travel. Next time i will read the reviews that would have highlighted...

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

Hello Perterbl4900NV My apologies for the noise and disturbed sleep experienced during you stay. While we do our best to mitigate this being in the very heart of such a vibrant city as Melbourne it is not always avoidable. I am pleased to let you know however, we are currently in negations with the building owners to have double-glazing installed...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Just in the heart of the city centre,trams,shops, restaurants ,bars,coffee shops etc. You can walk down street in 15 min. to Southern Cross Station to get Sky Bus to Airport. Receptionist ( William ? ) very helpfull with laptop connection to TVSet

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

Hello MichaelmK6604GS Thank you for your nice review. I most certainly agree with you, Will is a great member of our team. I was also happy to see you enjoyed our central location. Sam Front Office

Traralgon, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Fantastic location in centre of town, great for shopping, concerts, bars. Very close to trams too. Our room was very quiet, no "city" noise heard. Friendly staff, efficient service. Would happily stay here again.

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Hello 949carolynf Thank you for your glowing review. I hope we can welcome you back to Mantra City Central again soon. Sam Front Office

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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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $132 - $354 (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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