Both local and international sporting groups choose Urban Central for its great location, safe and clean rooms, and affordable prices.

There’s something about sport that just seems to always bring people together, isn’t there? From worldwide competitions like the Olympic or Commonwealth Games to tournaments and expos for specific sports, guests choose Urban Central for its great location. Located just moments from public transport, you can easily reach some of the world’s best sporting arenas and our famed sporting precinct.


Sporting Teams

Urban Central has welcomed local and international guests who compete professionally in a number of sports, including:

  • Cricket
  • Football (AFL)
  • Rugby
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • Golf


Sport Travel Tips

Forego the fancy hotel and choose budget accommodation

Save a ton of money when you book clean and convenient hostels. View our rooms here.

Appoint ATeam Manager

The team manager should be the single point of contact for any accommodation requests or travel concerns.

Research Public Transport

Get to know your city’s train, tram, and bus network, and learn what types of public transport tickets you may need. Find out if teens can use concession cards to pay a lower fare.


Youth Sports Teams

Sport helps children develop social skills, strengthen their self-esteem, and strive for lifelong health.

As children become teenagers, they may discover their passion for a sport and get involved in more competitive and professional sporting teams. Sometimes, these teams will venture on local or international trips to experience expos, events, games, and more.

Team travel with youths needn’t be a burden – group accommodation for sporting teams is made easy at Urban Central. Contact us today if you have a youth sporting group of 12 or more seeking clean and safe accommodation in Melbourne.