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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Me and a friend spent a week in another hostel in Melbourne and it was horrible. We looked around and booked in at urban central. We initially booked in for a week however ended up staying for around 3 months. The place was clean and...More

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Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 14 December 2015

Thank you for your lovely review, It was our pleasure to have had you stay with us and to have our team provide you with their fantastic service. Looking forward to welcoming your again. Kind regards, The team at Urban Central.

Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Good hostel. good beds, really comfy and new. Fresh sheets every week by an external, professional company. nice people, roomates so far all great. There's always some space for you in the kitchen, even at the busiest hours. Bar is cool too and I get...More

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Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 20 November 2015

Thank you for your review, We are thrilled that you like your new mattress. They have been replaced in most of our rooms to ensure your comfort and that of all of our guests. See you in the bar soon! Kind regards, The team at...More

Reviewed 7 November 2015

This is my favourite place to stay. So so cheap. few minutes walk to the city. Rooms are nice and spacious. The staff are always friendly and welcoming. Specially the bar staff. So many great nights with David and eugene. Defiantly stay here on your...More

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Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 20 November 2015

Thank you for your wonderful review, What an incredible compliment! We also think that our staff are pretty amazing. Our bar staff are fantastic at providing an atmosphere that is inclusive, fun and social! We are looking forward to having you stay with us in...More

Reviewed 7 November 2015

I stayed in this hostel from December 2014, for a total of 4 months. I had just arrived in Australia and I was looking for a clean, friendly, central hostel. After looking around a few hostels in Melbourne it was clear that this one was...More

1  Thank amandanewby1
Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 20 November 2015

Thank you for your lovely review, It was a delight to have had you stay with us. All of our staff work hard to provide impeccable service and we are thrilled with your acknowledgement. Cannot wait to have you stay with us again. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 7 November 2015

I have stayed in many hostels while traveling around Australia this past year and would 100% say Urban Central is one of the best about and especially in Melbourne (bare in mind I'm a high maintenance backpacker). The location of the hostel is perfect, located...More

2  Thank Anastasia-c15
Response from Jason-GM, Front Office Manager at Urban CentralResponded 20 November 2015

What an outstanding review! It was a pleasure to have had you stay with us. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed our facilities and service that our staff work very hard to present to you and all our guests. We are looking forward to...More

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Response from lwm89 | Reviewed this property |
I left my bags in the luggage room a few months back when we arrived early. It was crowded but we didn't have any problems finding enough room. I wouldn't worry about it too much.
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"1 St Floor for ensuited King Size Bedrooms, higher floors cater for Backpackers"
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"The private rooms on the 5th floor are good for a break from a shared room."
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"Get a private room-quieter & then you don't have to put up with"tv hogs" on the shared..."
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"Don't book the 2nd floor if you want quiet, ask for a room with wall air cond. Corner rooms are bigger by..."
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