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Kilmore, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

After being massively stuffed around last year and having to pay a small fortune somewhere else, when mantra was full. And other issues with front of house staff. The general manager was fantastic in apologising and offering a night for free with breakfast. Really great result

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Leeton, Australia
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Very comfortable rooms and bed. The lifts were a little confusing as you had to go across to restaurant to get lift down to car park and then some lifts did not work between 8pm and 8 am. All a little confusing!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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Excellent accommodation and great value! Location close to all amenities. Parking on location. Reception first rate and extremely helpful. Room nicely set up and bed was very comfortable. Will definitely stay again.

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Wangaratta
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for business, Great price, quirky rooms, easy access, great value & quality breakfast, friendly staff and one the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in. It was not perfect of course, but it was a greta experience.

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Thank Paris Z
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Front Office Manager Pamela along with Tim and Avi Just Brilliant! These wonderful people make this hotel. They are truly empathetic and professional, all going out of their way to create what was an exceptional return stay! Although a larger property there are still many true diamonds in the rough! 10 out of 10 for Quality, Style and Service!

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear DW So please that you had a great stay with our team on the front office providing excellent service for your stay. I have passed this on to the Hotel managerment also. We hope to see you again sometime soon. Kind Regards Michelle Loader Rooms Division Manager

Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pleasant hotel, staff friendly. Nice room with good view. Only downside is that pool is shared with BreakFree and a few rough looking people ( young and older men) hanging around pool area which was quite intimidating for kids.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and I will pass the feedback to our Security team to monitor the pool area more. we hope we can welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards Michelle Loader Rooms Division Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Average A lot to see in Brisbane on the room and the quality of carpeted room and beautiful in the bathroom a lot of stuff inside it to be fixed and I like you to improve your hot breakfast and it's a bit messy and there is no space to put your plate or to put the actual lead of...

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing feedback bout your recent stay. I have passed your feedback on to the Food and Beverage Manager and Chief engineer to looking into these issues. We do hope we can welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards Michelle Loader Rooms Division Manger

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms are not self contained- no safe for valuables & wasn't upgraded when told they will. Advertised Foxtel- only FoxSport channels & free to air - no espn or movie channels etc Price reasonable for what you get

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Dear Basil, thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent stay. We do have in room safes in all our rooms so I am sorry your room did not seem to have one. We hope to see oyu back one day. Kind Regards Michelle Loader Rooms Division Manger

Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is great as are rooms.Service was average though and slow and despite booking for 3 people and stating that and confirmed on arrival waited 3 hrs for extra bed and cup/plates etcAny requests I asked of reception didn't take less than 2 hrs which was VERY DISAPPOITING.A business of any kind is based on good service not just price.Rooms...

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Front Office Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Hi Adrian H, Thank you for taking the time to place some feedback as it will help us strive to provide superior service. I do apologise that on this occasion we did not meet your expectations and I am introducing a reminder process with my front office team to ensure that necessary departments are reminded as they do get busy...

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

we left a comments form completed on the daywe left. There was milk in a carton and the best part of a dozen eggs in the fridge when we went into the room. A stove top but no pot/pan to use on it. Breakfast in the restaurant good value.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Front Office Manager at Mantra Bell City, responded to this review

Hi D6253ISannem, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I do apologise for this oversight from the housekeeping department they have been informed to ensure that their team follow their basic processes when clearing and preparing rooms when the room is vacated. Warm regards, Pamela - Front Office Manager

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mantra Bell City is located in Preston, just 20 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and airport, and within ten minutes of the Austin Hospital. It is close to both train and tram lines making it highly accessible to many of Melbourne's main attractions. Mantra Bell City offers guests stylish, well-appointed, fully furnished One and Two Bedroom Studios and Executive Suites with a kitchenette or full kitchen, business desk, wireless internet access, air-conditioning, in-room safe and LCD TV. Cot and high chair hire is available in all rooms on request and the One Bedroom Manhattan is wheelchair accessible. The onsite facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, extensive gym with sauna, business centre, dry cleaning and laundry services as well as 24 hour room service, two restaurants and bars and a handy cafe with convenience store. Mantra Bell City offer convenient access to both the CBD and Melbourne Airport, with both located an easy 9km from the hotel. Only a short drive away is the Mercy and Austin Hospitals, Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) La Trobe and RMIT Universities and the Darebin International Sports Centre. Mantra Bell City is surrounded by some of the inner north's best cafes and restaurants and is just a short 2 minute walk from the route 86 tram line. The tram runs from Bundoora to Docklands, through famous Fitzroy and Bourke Street in the CBD (including the iconic Bourke Street Mall). An easy 8 minute walk from Mantra Bell City is Bell train station, on the South Morang line and running daily between South Morang and the CBD. Getting the train to the AFL is a breeze as both Etihad Stadium and the MCG are easily accessible from Southern Cross and Jolimont stations respectively, located on the South Morang line. Please note: Mantra Bell City charges a cash bond of $400 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mantra Bell City

Address: 215 Bell St, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia (Formerly Rydges Bell City)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Darebin > Preston
Price Range: $101 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mantra Bell City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 383
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Also Known As:
Rydges Bell City Hotel And Residences
Bell City Hotel Residences
Bell City Preston
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