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St. Johann Im Pongau
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Nothing can beat that awesome location in the middle of the city centre. However, the hostel is not very clean (the duvets were disgusting and full of stains, the floors dirty and our room was never cleaned during our 6-day stay). The receptionist Kenny was super-friendly and gave us some great recommendations!

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Staines, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Located in the heart of the China town region, the facilities are good - showers particularly. The wi-fi was not free, as I stayed for less than a week. The staff were friendly, and offered good advice for getting around and what to do. The pub itself was a nice social area, although I was unhappy that the computers in...

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1Thank Nowar Y
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I stayed at the Exford Hotel for two nights in a double room on the 3rd floor (top level) the room was an average size with a large cupboard, bed side tables, a mirror and a table and chair. The room was very clean. The staff were friendly. The bathrooms are dated but kept very clean. really good, cheap accommodation...

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I was staying in a hotel on Lygon Street and was passing this hotel whilst walking towards the city centre, and popped in for a quick drink. Lovely oldy worldly bar. Great juice of beers, very friendly barman who gave us a map of the city, and suggested where we should visit. Made to feel very welcome, and stayed for...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This pub is quiet during the day, I found the staff friendly and they let me charge my iphone for a while. There is pool tables, video juke box and an electronic game machine. There is pizzas made to order and pies. I like this pub and will head back when back in Mel.

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Thank C0LE316
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Unless you enjoy screaming drunks and thumping loud music until 3am every morning, then stay. If you find the feeling of bass pumping through your bed at 3am soothing then this is the place for you. No wonder they have free breakfast because no one is awake to eat it!! Plus on top of it the guy who owns the...

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Thank bibsang
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Stayed at the exford on thrice already which should tell you enough but here we go. Friendly and helpfull staf. Simple but clean rooms. Great bar and bottleshop downstairs. Big kitchen with plenty of space to cook and stock your supplies. Free complimentary breakfast in the mornings but if you're hungover chances are slim you'll make it on time ;)...

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Thank Thomas G
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights and have to admit we missed breakfast every morning because we could not sleep before 3 or 4 AM everyday. There is a bar and a shop downstairs with a 7-11 on the street next doors which is the root cause of all the noise in this hostel. The facilities such as beds, washrooms,...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Stopped in for a beer and stayed for 12! Played a few games of pool and helped some ladies lose on the trivia machine. Bar staff were very friendly as were the security chaps who kindly directed us toward an excellent and very much needed kebab

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2015

For me, the Exford is just a place to flop. It's a simple place with simple amenities, so if you're expecting concierge, room service, satellite TV's in the rooms, bar fridges or anything along these lines, you'll need to look elsewhere. You'll get a comfortable bed, wardrobe if you book a double room, lockers if you book a dorm room,...

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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: $31 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Third floor is usually the quietest”
 of 5 bubbles Miotara, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the third floor”
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 of 5 bubbles DontGo4_2ndBest, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pros : Location is brilliant Staff are friendly and helpful Avoid staying there on Thursday nights completely.”
 of 5 bubbles BangaloreRockon, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“no elavtor”
 of 5 bubbles alilade, 20 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay there, it's really bad even if you stay apron the last floor.”
 of 5 bubbles ScottB707, 12 Dec 2013 | Read review
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