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The Exford Hotel

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Breakfast is included, but you won't find much more than water, milk, cornflakes and some toast. The location of the Exford Hotel is very nice and central, although it can be a bit hard to find without a smartphone. The rooms aren't very nice, but at least staying here gets you a discount in the bar downstairs. Downside is that...

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Namur, Belgium
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I stayed in this hostel right after I set my foot in Australia for the first time. I was in a mixed dorm for ten people in the third floor. I don't know about other rooms but ours was quiet despite the bar underneath which I was really happy about since I was tired from a 35-hour trip when I...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is just an everyday pub. They're not trying to be fancy which is great as there's not a pretentious person in sight. Just relax, chat to some fellow customers, play some pool or take control of the juke box. Great place and they also have a trivia night each Wednesday.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Exford Hotel for 2 nights. The first night we were there was a Thursday night and between the music in the bar on the first floor, the drunk girls screaming outside, and the beeping cabs, I slept about 2 hours. I even had ear plugs. Luckily the rest of the stay we did not have this problem,...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 December 2016

There are a number of big screen TVs showing sport. The bar staff were friendly and drink prices reasonable with a decent range of options to choose from If you visit have a look at the lovely leadlight and coloured windows in the public bar.

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1Thank Lee S
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I wouldn't recommend this 'hotel' to anyone. I used the '' as I wouldn't call this a hotel at all. To live here, you need to bear with the noise from the pub and from the street. Ppl scream and cars horn are acceptable as you are living next to the street, but the noise from the music playing from...

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1Thank Tsoi V
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Good little pub its dark and dingy but a nice atmosphere. Big screens showing sport and you dont see crowds big enough to leave you lining up 10 minutes for s beer. I didnt eat but the table next to me ordered a pizza and it looked and smelt amazing. Right on edge of china town great location

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you are walking through Chinatown and feel thirsty pop into the Exford Hotel on the cnr of Little Bourke and Russell Street . The main bar is large and old style with the big TV,s etc but the atmosphere is great normally busy with a wide array of different types of people. The beers are a good range of...

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A great location for a hostel-it is in the free tram zone and walking distance from key sights, shops, eateries and bars etc..and good for on a budget! The hostel itself was quiet most of the time, apart from weekend nights but that is expected being above a pub! The rooms are average but in winter they were very very...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The first thing that stands out about this place is that despite it being located in the heart of Melbourne's Chinatown it is your typical, old style, gundgy Australian pub and the one thing that it has is character. Okay, it isn't flash, but it is what I like in a pub, and that is its Australian pubishness. It does...

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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Additional Information about The Exford Hotel

Address: 199 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Chinatown
Price Range: $26 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Don't get a room next to the backside of the building. Actually, don't stay in this hostel at all.”
RamonTravels, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Third floor is usually the quietest”
Miotara, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the third floor”
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DontGo4_2ndBest, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pros : Location is brilliant Staff are friendly and helpful Avoid staying there on Thursday nights completely.”
BangaloreRockon, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“no elavtor”
alilade, 20 Mar 2015 | Read review
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