Overview of BreakFree Bell City

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Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, WiFi

Guest reviews

2,425 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym


Explore the area

Popular LocationUniversity of Melbourne8 min drive
Popular LocationCarlton Gardens18 min drive
Popular LocationPrincess Theatre19 min drive
AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)23 min drive

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    About this area


    In the business district and near a metro station, BreakFree Bell City is in an area with good shopping. Old Melbourne Gaol and Federation Square are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Church Street and Flinders Lane. Melbourne Zoo and SEA LIFE Melbourne are not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • University of Melbourne - 8 min drive
    • Carlton Gardens - 18 min drive
    • Her Majesty's Theatre - 19 min drive
    • Princess Theatre - 19 min drive
    • Queen Victoria Market - 24 min drive

    Getting around

    • Bell Station - 10 min walk
    • Essendon Station - 12 min drive
    • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) - 23 min drive


    • Where to eat
    • JD’s Diner & Burger Bar – Restaurant with a bar offering local cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, happy hour available. Kids' menu available.
    • Pantry Cafe – Serves light fare.

    About this property

    BreakFree Bell City

    Suburban hotel with 3 restaurants and free area shuttle
    This hotel features 3 restaurants, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café and a sauna are on-site. All 461 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find wireless Internet access (surcharge), hairdryers and showers.
    BreakFree Bell City offers 461 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.
    In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones.
    Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna, a fitness centre and a seasonal outdoor pool.

    Property amenities


    Available in all rooms: WiFi (AUD 10 per 24-hour period)
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    Self parking: AUD 16 per night
    Free local area shuttle
    Limo/town car service

    Food and drink

    Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: AUD 20 for adults and AUD 20 for children
    3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
    1 poolside bar and 1 bar
    24-hour room service
    Coffee/tea in a common area

    Things to do

    Arcade/game room
    Billiards/pool table
    Fitness centre
    Seasonal outdoor pool

    Family friendly

    Arcade/game room
    Dry-cleaning service
    Free local area shuttle
    Corner/local shop
    Laundry facilities
    Seasonal outdoor pool


    ATM/banking services
    Front-desk safe
    Gift shop/newsstand
    Corner/local shop

    Guest services

    24-hour front desk
    Concierge services
    Dry-cleaning service
    Hair salon
    Laundry facilities
    Luggage storage
    Multilingual staff
    Tour/ticket assistance
    Wedding services

    Languages spoken


    Business services

    Business centre
    Computer station
    Meeting rooms
    Conference centre (5382 square feet of space)


    BBQ grill(s)
    Pool umbrellas


    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    Wheelchair-accessible parking
    Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


    Designated smoking areas
    TV in reception

    Room amenities


    Climate control (air conditioning)


    Free toiletries


    TV channels
    Flat-screen TV
    Premium channels

    Food and drink

    Coffee/tea maker


    Iron/ironing board



    Check-in time starts at 2 PM
    Minimum check-in age - 18


    Check-out before 10 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
    The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.


    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    Cots (infant beds) are not available

    Payment types at the property

    American Express
    Diners Club
    JCB International

    Important information


    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • Deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

    • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 20 for adults and AUD 20 for children (approximately)
    • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 10 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
    • Self-parking fee: AUD 16 per night (in/out privileges)
    • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3.35 per cent

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.
    • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.
    • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
    • For traveller safety, social distancing measures are in place and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
    • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
    This hotel will place an authorization for AUD 200 to cover incidental charges.

    Property is also known as

    BreakFree Bell City Hotel Preston
    BreakFree Bell City Hotel
    BreakFree Bell City Preston
    BreakFree Bell City
    BreakFree Bell City Preston, Greater Melbourne
    Sleep & Go Bell City Hotel Preston
    Sleep And Go Bell City
    BreakFree Bell City Hotel
    BreakFree Bell City Preston
    BreakFree Bell City Hotel Preston

    Frequently asked questions

    Does this hotel have a pool?
    Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool.
    Is this property pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    How much is parking at this hotel?
    Self-parking is available for AUD 16 per night.
    What time is check-in at BreakFree Bell City?
    Check-in begins at 2 PM.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Checkout is at 10 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Mercy Hospital for Women and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Austin Hospital. University of Melbourne and Princess Theatre are also within 6 miles (10 km). Bell Station is 10 minutes by foot and Preston Station is 18 minutes.

    Guest reviews

    Guest rating
    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    It wasn’t Break Free Hotel, that was being renovated, was moved to sister Hotel Mantra next door, so my replies are about Mantra. Whilst it was a better Hotel it didn’t have a pool nor any outside space.

    Stayed 24 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service
    • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

    Good value for Money

    Rooms comfortable although need renovation. Located no where near public transport - you really need a car. Good value for money for the price.

    Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    I loved the people at the bar and the lady that served us was so good

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    shower curtain in bathroom is short..So that when you having a shower , water comes outside..

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020