Mantra City Central Melbourne

- Melbourne

318 Little Bourke Street , Melbourne 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.

Please note:
Upon arrival you will be greeted by the buildings heritage charm with access to the hotel lobby via stairs only. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mantra City Central Melbourne
318 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne, VIC  3000

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
Check-out Time
Reception Hours
Monday to Thursday- 0700-2300
Friday & Saturday 0700-2400
Sunday 0800-2200
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Mantra City Central offers secure undercover parking (300m from hotel – cost $30 weekdays, $25 weekends).

Hotel Policies

TripAdvisor Rating

Melbourne Accommodation

This is what Melbourne is all about. Heritage charm apartments housed inside a graceful facade, with the city’s finest shopping - including the indulgent Emporium - on your doorstep.

Explore the neighbouring laneways for your coffee hit, grab a yum cha in surrounding Chinatown, or retreat and do it yourself in your 1 or 2 bedroom apartment’s kitchen. For business travellers who want a CBD locale with a difference, theatregoers, and of course shopaholics, this boutique hotel experience will make your next visit feel quintessentially Melbournian.

Features & Facilities

Mantra City Central is located close to Melbourne’s acclaimed Emporium. Australia’s largest designer shopping precinct, it is home to an extensive number of local and international designers, along with 30 unique food icons located within this architecturally renowned shopping centre.


  • Tour desk
  • Internet Kiosk
  • WiFi (fee)
  • Outsourced Child-minding(fee)
  • Same day laundry service(fee)
  • Wake-up call
  • Foxtel
  • Express Checkout
  • Photocopying
  • Fax & Printing services
  • No onsite car park (offer-discounted rate for undercover parking, 300m from hotel)

Tour Desk

Tour desk The cultural city of Melbourne offers a plethora of experiences and things to see and do. If you’d like assistance with planning your sightseeing tours, our friendly team at the Mantra City Central tour desk are able to assist you to ensure you get the most out of your Melbourne holiday.


There is no onsite car park however we offer a discounted rate for secure undercover parking 300m from hotel at a cost of $30 weekdays, $25 Weekends (flat rate 24hours – one entry, one exit)

Room Types

This New York loft style split level Studio Apartment offers a stove top kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities, dining and living area, Foxtel and individually controlled air-conditioning. The bedroom is located on mezzanine level of apartment. Stay at Mantra City Central in the Melbourne CBD and you won’t be disappointed. Bedding: 1 x Queen bed or 2 x Single beds (request only)

  • Ensuite bathroom with bath and shower
  • Air-conditioning
  • Stove-top kitchenette
  • Dining and living area
  • WIFI (fees apply)

Families and small groups will love the spacious Two Bedroom Heritage Apartment, two separate bedrooms with a comfortable Queen Bed and the other with two single beds. Make the most of your spacious room when you return from an action-packed day in Melbourne. The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, and the living area boasts a TV with FOXTEL channels.

  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Fully equipped kitchen (with dishwasher)
  • TV with FOXTEL
  • Air-conditioning
  • WIFI (fees apply)

The One Bedroom Apartment is ideal for couples or singles, and offers an excellent amount of space and all the facilities you need to unwind after a busy day. Offering a comfortable queen bed or two single beds depending on your choice of configuration, along with a separate sofa bed in most apartments. If you’d like to prepare meals in your apartment there is a kitchenette, and the living room includes a television with FOXTEL channels so you can watch your favourite shows. Some rooms do not feature views of the city.

  • Ensuite bathroom with bath and shower
  • Air-conditioning
  • Sofa bed available in most rooms
  • Well-equipped kitchenette
  • WIFI (fees apply)

Underground and accessible by a staircase beneath level one, the Urban Basement Apartment is the perfect hidden gem, designed with a quirky feel. This room is ideal for travellers who looking for great value for money for accommodation in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Room features a collection of eclectic furniture that reflects Melbourne’s arty scene. Featuring a Queen Bed and private enclosed outdoor seating area, the Urban Basement Apartment is a savvy choice for the shopaholic.

  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Well equipped kitchen
  • TV with FOXTEL
  • Air-conditioning
  • WIFI (fees apply)

The Two Bedroom Loft Apartment has a New York flavour, being a split-level arrangement, making it ideal for families and groups. Featuring a generous living space, this apartment offers a master bedroom with a queen bed, a second bedroom with a single bed with pull-out trundle bed. With a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, you have the option to dine in – that’s if you can resist the temptation of Melbourne's cafes and restaurants. At the end of a full day in the city, you can relax on the sofa in the comfy living area with FOXTEL.

  • Split level living
  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Fully equipped kitchen (with dishwasher)
  • TV with FOXTEL
  • Air-conditioning
  • WIFI (fees apply)

Rooftops are synonymous with Melbourne’s food and wine culture and our Two Bedroom Rooftop Terrace Loft apartments offer your own private rooftop courtyard where you can relax and enjoy a meal or pre-dinner drink before heading to Melbourne’s cafes and restaurants. The kitchen is fully equipped, and the living area has a television with Foxtel channels. There is a Queen Bed in the master bedroom, and a single bed, with pull out trundle in the second bedroom. At the end of a long day’s sightseeing, relax on the sofa in the comfy living area.

  • Split level living
  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Fully equipped kitchen (with dishwasher)
  • TV with FOXTEL
  • WIFI (fees apply)




Melbourne has a well-deserved reputation for being Australia's foodie capital. If you're passionate about wining and dining you'll be spoilt for choice in Melbourne, with so many tempting bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from.

Although there's no onsite restaurant at Mantra City Central, you are perfectly positioned to stroll out in to the centre of Melbourne where there are little hubs of eateries all around. Try some authentic Asian cuisine in nearby China Town, or visit some of the boutique restaurants of Hardware Lane.

If you’re in the mood for dining in one night, the apartments at Mantra City Central have fully equipped kitchens with the facilities you need to whip up a gourmet feast in the comfort of your own room. Delivery options are also available at the hotel if you're keen to stay in but don't feel like cooking.


Incredible shopping, delicious food and drink, famous sporting events, superb arts scene, and stunning architecture, Melbourne has it all.

Known as Australia's 'little Europe', Melbourne has a very continental feel to it with its historical buildings, beautiful parks, riverside position, and multi-cultural influences. Discover the city by foot or hop on one of the trams that run throughout, transporting you to the seaside at St Kilda, or to the bohemian suburb of Fitzroy where you can discover unique shopping and places to eat at Brunswick Street.

Right on the doorstep of Mantra City Central, you will find just about every high street store imaginable, from high end to bargain basement. Lose yourself in Melbourne's famous laneways, which weave a maze across the city. Discover a treasure trove of restaurants, bars, cafes, galleries and boutique shops.

Melbourne also has a great sporting culture, and you'll often see recreational games of AFL or cricket being played the city's many parks. The city hosts many celebrated sporting fixtures including the Grand Prix, the Australian Open tennis, the Melbourne Cup, and the AFL finals.

Here are just some of the great things to do that are right on your doorstep:

  • Next door to Emporium Melbourne
  • Melbourne’s GPO
  • Federation Square 900km walk
  • Bourke Street Mall 110m walk
  • Bourke St/Swanston St Tram Station, 300 metre walk
  • St Kilda 7.5km drive
  • Luna Park 7.7km drive
  • Southbank 1.8km drive
  • Eureka Skydeck 1.2 km drive
  • Queen Victoria Market 1km walk
  • The Shrine of Remembrance 3km walk
  • St. Paul's Cathedral / Flinders St Station 750m walk
  • Melbourne Zoo 3.7km walk
  • Melbourne City Baths
  • Old Melbourne Gaol

Melbourne events not to miss

  • Grand Prix - March
  • AFL Finals - September
  • Melbourne Cup - November
  • Australian Open Tennis - January
  • Chinese New Year - January
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival - March-April
  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival - February-March
  • Melbourne Fashion Festival - March
  • Melbourne Marathon - October
  • Moomba - March
  • New Year's Eve fireworks - December


Contact Information
318 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Points of Interest

  • David Jones and Myer adjacent to hotel
  • Bourke Street Mall - 1 min
  • Dining - 200 m
  • Airport - 25 km
  • MCG - 2.5 km
  • Rod Laver Arena - 2.5 km
  • Crown Casino - 1.5 km
  • Chinatown - 1.2 km
  • Federation Square - 1.5 km


From Melbourne Airport take the Tullamarine Freeway (E Tag required – toll road) into Melbourne, exiting at Flemington Road. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Elizabeth Street. Turn left at Lonsdale Street. Turn left at Tattersalls Lane. Turn right at Little Bourke. The hotel is located near the corner of Little Bourke and Elizabeth Streets.

Hotel Policies

Please note
Upon arrival you will be greeted by the buildings heritage charm with access to the hotel lobby via stairs only. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Car Parking
Mantra City Central offers secure undercover parking (300m from hotel – cost $30 weekdays, $25 weekends).