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Urban Central Hostel

334 City Road Southbank, Melbourne, Australia

Top rated Urban Central provides maximum 4 bed dorms’, free weekly meal and offer free linen, free rice & pasta, tea & coffee. Urban Central is central to Melbourne city, beach and St Kilda. Our venue is second to none for service, facilities and hygiene. - Welcome gift on arrival -healthy breakfast (juice, cereal and toast with spreads) -FREE Tea & Coffee -FREE Towel and Linen With the option of female or mixed dormitories our rooms sleep a maximum of 4 guests. Each room offers a free personal locker with your own power point enabling you to charge your phone, iPod, iPad, etc. knowing it will be secure. Each bed has clean, fresh linen and a towel along with a personal reading light. All mattresses are fully sprung, with individual air conditioning/heating. Access to rooms is via our top of the range security cards. Read more

78% Overall Rating 246 out of 265 customers would recommend this property based on 265 reviews

Atmosphere 70%

Cleanliness 77%

Facilities 77%

Location 81%

Safety 82%

Staff 82%

Value 82%

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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

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Top rated Urban Central provides maximum 4 bed dorms’, free weekly meal and offer free linen, free rice & pasta, tea & coffee. Urban Central is central to Melbourne city, beach and St Kilda. Our venue is second to none for service, facilities and hygiene. - Welcome gift on arrival -healthy breakfast (juice, cereal and toast with spreads) -FREE Tea & Coffee -FREE Towel and Linen With the option of female or mixed dormitories our rooms sleep a maximum of 4 guests. Each room offers a free personal locker with your own power point enabling you to charge your phone, iPod, iPad, etc. knowing it will be secure. Each bed has clean, fresh linen and a towel along with a personal reading light. All mattresses are fully sprung, with individual air conditioning/heating. Access to rooms is via our top of the range security cards. Read more

Shared Rooms

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Private Rooms

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Deluxe 4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

About Urban Central

With the option of female or mixed dormitories our rooms sleep a maximum of 4 guests. Each room offers a free personal locker with your own power point enabling you to charge your phone, iPod, iPad, etc. knowing it will be secure. Each bed has clean, fresh linen and a towel along with a personal reading light. All mattresses are fully sprung, with individual air conditioning/heating. Access to rooms is via our top of the range security cards.

You can also choose to stay in a four bedroom dorm with an ensuite with disabled facilities. Or if you would prefer a private room, we have double or twins rooms and family rooms that sleep up to four people. So we are bound to have a room to suit you.

Our popular in house bar has the cheapest drinks in town and offers daily happy hour with cheap jugs of beer, glasses of wine and bubbly at awesome prices. There is plenty of free entertainment including quizzes, theme nights, live music. We also have pool tables, multiple T.Vs screening a variety of shows and big screen for all live international sporting games & events.

Urban Central is ideally located in Melbourne a short walk to the vibrant Southbank adjacent to the famous Crown Casino and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center. The city is a 10 minute walk away with public transport on our doorstep & St Kilda is also only a short tram ride away. Shopping around Urban Central is very easy. We have a convenience store next door, Mc Donald’s across the rd., three supermarkets a 5 min walk away, South Melbourne shopping strip with cafes and shops and market all within walking distance.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS -
**Please note that we require ID from ALL guests. ID must either be a passport, driver license or key pass.
** A $10 Cash key deposit will also be needed from all guests also.
** Check in time is after 2pm. If you arrive early you are welcome to store your bags. If booking for more than one person please note that you will have to arrive at the same time and pay together.
** Please also note that while we always try to fit group bookings into the same rooms, we do not guarantee this.
** Under 18 year olds' cannot share in dormitory rooms.
** No Cancellations or refunds during event times
** Full charge for late cancellations and no shows

Accommodation Information

Since opening late 2005 Urban Central has achieved the following awards from various industry organizations:
Best backpacker award finalist 2014
Best backpacker award finalist 2013
Best backpacker award finalist 2012
Best backpacker award finalist 2011
7th best hostel Australia 2010
Best backpacker night finalist 2010
Best backpacker award winner 2009
Best value award in 2009
Best backpacker night finalist 2009
Best backpacker award finalist 2008
Best backpacker night finalist 2008
Best cleanliness award in 2008
Top 10 rated hostel for facilities in 2007
RACV 4 star rated
Top 3 hostels in Oceania 2006
Top rated for friendliness in 2006
Top rated recommended hostel 2006

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.