Urban Central’s group accommodation in Melbourne is all about ease.

Our facilities cater for groups from 12 to 150 guests, with multiple styles of budget group accommodation available.

Arranging a group trip can be stressful. Urban Central caters to numerous groups all with a variety of needs; our experienced staff will make your experience as relaxed and stress free as possible!


Explore the kinds of groups we welcome to Urban Central:

School Groups

School groups visiting Melbourne can benefit from clean, safe, and secure budget accommodation in Melbourne’s Southbank. We’re minutes away from the city centre and a stone’s throw from the #12 tram. Learn more about school group accommodation in Melbourne here.


Sports Groups

Local, state, and international sporting teams are welcome at Urban Central! Dorms are maxed at four guests per room so you can enjoy supreme comfort in between matches, expos, and exploring Melbourne’s CBD.


Bucks Night / Hens Night

Celebrate in style across one of the hundreds of venues across Melbourne and call it a night (or morning!) at Urban Central post-festivities. Learn more about accommodation for Bucks and Hens parties here.


Cheap Accommodation Melbourne

Our central location is within walking distance to the CBD and many other major landmarks within Melbourne including:

  • Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre (MSAC)
  • Federation Square
  • Victorian Arts Centre
  • Melbourne Aquarium
  • Docklands
  • Eureka Skydeck
  • Etihad Stadium
  • Melbourne Aquarium
  • Crown Entertainment Complex
  • Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre


Southern Cross station is an easy 10-minute walk and there is a tram and a bus stop directly outside the building. Mini-bus and car parking is free of charge and coach parking is a 5-minute walk away.

We offer quality hotel-style service for a budget price in a relaxed atmosphere, so if it’s cheap accommodation in Melbourne you seek, look no further than Urban Central for group bookings.


Group Accommodation Resources

  • Download our Group Information PDF file here: Urban_Central_Group_Information_Pack.pdf
  • You can also find a copy of our Venue Safety Information PDF file here: Urban_Central_Venue_Safety_Information.pdf
  • To enquire about budget Group Accommodation for 12 guests or more, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Accommodation

  • All bedding provided (doonas, bottom sheet and pillow)
  • Free linen and towels
  • Bathroom facilities on each floor for guests in shared dorms
  • Personal lockers in all rooms
  • Room key cards for security

Please note that due to the layout of the venue, groups may be located on different floors.


Check In and Check Out

  • Check in is from 2pm. Guest bag storage is available before this time on request
  • Check out is before 10am. Guest bag storage is available after this time on request


Group Accommodation Catering

Urban Central’s Groups department can organise lunch packs and/or dinner at local food venues. Please free to contact us if you would like us to help you with any of your catering requirements!