Mantra Bell City Preston

- Melbourne & Surrounds

215 Bell Street, Preston VIC

Important information:

In accordance with recent Government directives in response to slowing the spread of COVID-19, Hotel facilities may experience temporary closures or changes to operating times and/or services provided. Please contact our reception for further details. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.

Maintenance Notice:
Due to refurbishment, Works will be undertaken on the gym until 20 January 2022. Throughout this time the gym will remain closed. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this period.

Please note:
Mantra Bell City charges a cash bond of $400

Mantra Bell City Preston
215 Bell Street
Preston, VIC  3072

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
2:00 PM
Check-out Time
10:00 AM
Reception Hours
24 hours
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Car park access for Mantra is best accessed from Hotham Street, which is located on the left hand side when travelling west on Bell Street. Car parking is available at a fee with over 600 off-street car parks available for guests. There is a choice of both underground and outdoor car parks, with parking charged at up to $16 for 24 hours.
Bond Policy
Please note Mantra Bell City requires a AUD$400 cash bond or credit card pre-authorisation on check in for all room types.

TripAdvisor Rating

Melbourne CBD Accommodation

This hotel offers premium stays in Melbourne’s vibrant inner north. Located just 20 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and airport, this contemporary hotel provides a range of rooms and suites fully equipped with a kitchen, all as stylish as they are spacious.

Home to 3 restaurants serving the finest cuisine and offering no less than 15 different conference spaces, Mantra Bell City is the alternative choice for smart business people or travellers who prefer to avoid the hustle of inner city accommodation.

Features & Facilities

Mantra Bell City features a gymnasium, sauna, car hire, 24-hour reception, dry cleaning service, and business centre.


  • Gymnasium (currently closed)
  • Sauna (currently closed)
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-out
  • Secure undercover parking $16 for 24 hours
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM machine on site
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry and dry cleaning service
  • Meeting and conference facilities
  • Photocopying services
  • Safety deposit box


Choose from the trendy Chill Restaurant for modern Australian cuisine or opt for a more casual dining experience at JD’s Diner. The Pantry Café serves up great tea and coffee.



Guests will find Mantra Bell City offers a comprehensive range of facilities at the business centre including photocopying and wireless internet access (fee applies).



Dining - Temporarily Closed

When it comes to fresh cuisine you’ll find several leading dining choices on the premises within minutes of your accommodation. For guests who would like to dine in and make the most of their kitchen facilities, the convenience store provides everything you need to make that perfect meal.

CHILL Restaurant & Bar is the signature restaurant at Mantra Bell City and sets the standard when it comes to fine cuisine. Its innovative menu incorporates modern Australian cuisine with a touch of international influences. Reflecting his passion and inspiration, Executive Chef Darryl Hand will take you on a journey, with a menu of Modern Australian Cuisine that is simple, elegant, and reflects the seasonality and locality of our produce. From an impressive start, diving straight into Qantas Flight Catering at the age of 15 and then onto renowned 5-star hotels at the age of 20, Darryl’s culinary ventures span extensively to include both national and global venues. Now with Mantra Bell City, his incredible skills and know-how are a treat for all who visit. Chill Restaurant and bar is open 7 days per week for breakfast, lunch & dinner with two private dining rooms, groups are also catered for.

Opening Hours

  • Breakfast - Weekdays 7am-10am
  • Weekend 7am-10.30am
  • Lunch: 12pm till 2.30pm
  • Dinner: 5.30pm till 9.30pm
  • Monday-Friday until 6pm for takeaways
  • Bar menu 7 days 3pm to 11pm
  • Room service - 11.00am to 11pm Monday - Saturday only (subject to change)
  • Please note that the operating hours and menu are subject to change without notice.


For restaurant bookings, please call 03 9485 0088.



For a wedding with a difference and one you and your guests will never forget, choose Mantra Bell City and allow our experienced Wedding Coordinators to plan your special day. Boasting an exquisite events centre, catering to a range of tastes with a choice of several venues, Mantra Bell City is a leading wedding venue. Packages can be tailored to suit your theme with great options for both indoor and outdoor weddings nearby including, sports grounds and landscaped gardens. The contemporary themed rooms and outdoor spaces offer you a flexible venue for your special day.

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Promoting extensive conferencing facilities, whether you’re holding a small intimate business meeting or you’re hosting a large scale conference, Mantra Bell City’s corporate event centre is a great choice. It’s the largest event facility in Melbourne’s northern suburbs and has everything you need to make your next event successful. With a variety of sleek and stylish conference and event spaces fitted with the latest in technology, Mantra Bell City can accommodate functions of between 2-500 guests in a variety of layouts. Conference venues are spread across 2300 sqm of indoor and outdoor space, allowing you to choose from a range of layouts including an indoor cocktail style event, to seminar or theatre style seating. From all-inclusive conference packages to packages tailored to suit your needs, conference organisers can rest assured their event will go off with a success. Download Conference Kit »

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Mantra Bell City is located in the emerging and vibrant suburb of Preston, just 20 minutes from the Melbourne CBD and airport, and within ten minutes of the Austin Hospital. It is close to both train and tram lines making it highly accessible to many of Melbourne’s main attractions.

If you’re looking for things to do while in Preston you’ll find shopping a major attraction. Whether you’re looking to find a bargain or are simply in the mood for some retail therapy, from Wednesday to Saturday the Preston Market is abuzz with activity with dozens of store owners selling a range of unique goods.

The markets are held near Preston Station so customers can park and walk to the markets without any hassle. Browse the many stalls for fresh food and vegetables, along with handmade goods, including toys, shoes, clothes, fresh cut flowers, stationary and artwork. Delicious food and beverages are also on offer including coffee, dumplings and hot doughnuts.

Discover the Northland Shopping Centre, with over 300 stores and all of the major department chains plus a cinema; this is one-stop shopping destination and a must-do while in Preston. The shopping centre includes many well-known brands including Myer, Target, Kmart, Coles, Woolworths and Hoyts Cinema.

There is a collection of retail shops onsite within 5 minutes’ walk of the hotel including:

  • Australia Post
  • Newsagency
  • Florist/gifts
  • Beauty services
  • Travel Agency
  • Drycleaners
  • A commercial laundry
  • Laundromat
  • Internet café


  • High Street and Fitzroy Shops - 4.9km drive
  • Preston Market – 1.1km walk or drive
  • Northland Shopping Centre – 2.6 km drive
  • Darebin International Sports Centre - 3.7km drive
  • Preston Farmers Market – 1km walk or drive
  • Melbourne CBD – 9km drive
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) – 9.9km drive
  • Melbourne Zoo – 8.4km drive
  • Melbourne Museum – 9.6km drive
  • Federation Square – 10.4km drive
  • Royal Melbourne Zoo – 9.4km drive
  • Crown Casino – 17.3km drive
  • Royal Botanic Gardens – 10.6km drive
  • Queen Victoria Market – 10.8km drive
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel – 15.7km drive
  • National Gallery of Victoria – drive
  • Sea Life Melbourne – 12.2km drive


Contact Information
215 Bell Street
Preston, VIC 3072

Points of Interest

  • Melbourne CBD - 9 km
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) - 9.9 km
  • Federation Square - 10.4 km
  • Royal Botanic Gardens - 10.6 km
  • Queen Victoria Market - 10.8 km
  • Crown Casino - 17.3 km
  • Northland Shopping Centre - 2.6 km


Mantra Bell City is located at 215 Bell Street in Preston within 20 minutes of Melbourne’s main airport and the Melbourne CBD. Arrive by private car or utilise public transport, with trams and train lines just a short distance from the hotel.