Urban Central

334 City Road Southbank, Melbourne, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.6km

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Top rated Urban Central provides maximum 4 bed dorms, we cook cheap evening meals Sunday-Thursday. healthy breakfast (juice, cereal and toast with spreads)
Urban Central is a popular accommodation venue for backpackers staying in Melbourne.
Looking for a Hostel that has public transport out the front of the venue?
Perhaps a hostel that is a short walk to the main train station and city and a 10 min tram ride to St Kilda?
Is it important that you have a large local supermarkets, shops and cafes a stroll from where you are staying?
Or is it important that Urban Central offers you all of this and the following you stay with them.

- healthy breakfast (juice, cereal and toast with spreads)
- Cheap meals Sunday-Thursday
- All linen provided and towel
- Maximum four bed dormitory rooms
- Choice of private double/twin or family
- On site kitchen/dining/bar and breakout areas
- Travel desk
- 24 hour reception
- Swipe pass security
- Clean/rooms serviced daily
- Friendly staff to make you feel at home.
- Group accommodation

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Please note that we require ID from ALL guests that stay at Urban Central. ID must either be a passport, drivers license or keypass. A $10 Cash key deposit will also be needed from all guests on check in.

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. Checkout is 10am. You are also welcome to store your luggage for free on the day you check out.

Please also note that while we always try to fit group bookings into the same rooms, we do not guarantee this. If you would like your group to be in the same room, book one of our private rooms which can sleep 3 - 4 people.

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From Tullamarine Airport: The best way to get to us is via skybus (fees apply) from outside the terminal. This bus will take you to Southern Cross Station in Melbourne City. In some cases they can provide you with a hotel transfer, please ask the driver.

From Avalon Airport: You can get the Sunbus Shuttle into Southern Cross Station in Melbourne City (fees apply).

From Southern Cross Station on a tram: walk onto the street you will be on the corner Spencer and Collin's Streets. Heading south get on Tram Number 112 to St Kilda. After a few minutes you will pass Crown Casino on your left followed by a set of traffic lights. When you see a green and yellow 'BP' Petrol Station on your right ring the tram bell to get off at the next stop (Get off at stop 126). You will get off just after the traffic lights (City Road). We are the grey building across the road from McDonalds.

From Southern Cross Station walking: walk onto the street you will be on the corner Spencer and Collin's Streets. Walk right down Spencer street which will take you over the river and after a few minutes you will pass Crown Casino on your left followed by a set of traffic lights. Keep walking past the lights and you will soon see a green and yellow 'BP' Petrol Station, we are next to that on City Road.

Taxi from Southern Cross: Taxis go from outside the station often. It will cost you about $10 for a taxi to Urban Central.

Located Near

At Urban Central we are located near the City Centre, Casino, Yarra River, Supermarkets, Shops, Cafe/restaurants, Melbourne's attractions, Sporting Stadiums, South Melbourne Market, Supermarkets, Cinemas, Restaurants, Albert Park, Port Melbourne Beach, St Kilda

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