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Ibis Budget Canberra

15 Tay Street | Antill Street, Watson, Canberra 2602, Australia (Formerly Formule 1 )
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Ranked #31 of 52 hotels in Canberra
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alex S Medowie, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Medowie, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was heading to Melbourne and we stayed in Canberra over night, was a great little room, perfect for a few nights rest. About the only issue was seeing as it was winter the A/C was playing up a bit and would randomly switch to cold.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there 2 nights in mid-June. Pleasantly surprised that the room was maintained in good condition, quite clean and nothing broken or faulty. Bed was comfortable enough. I only wished the bathroom was slightly larger and had some accessories like hooks etc.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This hotel is located just as you start to enter the Canberra area so on the outskirts of town. Rooms were quiet though even though right next to the main highway. Plenty of parking available which is great. Check-in was quick and easy although my card didn't open door initially but this was quickly rectified upon a return to reception.... More

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Woy Woy, Australia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We arrived after closing time but they were still up and made it easy for us to checkin. Bent over backwards, nothing was too much of a problem, and one of the most hospitable hotels we have been to. The design of the rooms, however, is not enough for 3 people.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This was a good place to stay, we slept well, the welcome was awesome, a lovely lady from our home country, treated us like family!! Even though it was on the main route into Canberra from the North, it was so quiet!! Clean tidy. great.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Staff here are very friendly & helpful. Cleanliness A++. Glad to see that this Ibis Budget actually clean their rooms properly. Bed was comfy nd linen lovely nd clean. Is on the main road but is not affected by traffic noise. This accommodation however is on the outskirts of Canberra but this suited us as we came in from Sydney... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay in this hotel. It was EXTREMELY quiet, which was lovely. The air con worked well and kept the room at ambient temp. The beds were very roomy and comfortable. The sheets were very crisp and clean. Towels were replaced daily and were fluffy. The shower had excellent pressure and always gave hot water. A bath... More

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Management response:

Hi Debbie C Thank you so much for your review! I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, we too enjoyed having you with us. I am grateful also for the advice you have given, I am always looking at ways to improve the customer experience, so your little idea's are really helpful. Look forward to having you... More

Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

we stayed here may 2 2014 room was clean and very comfortable. Staff very knowledgable so unbelievably friendly would highly recommend this to anyone.5mins from shopping centre. Prime 7 up the road,easily accessible from outter tow. LOVED LOVED LOVED our stay.

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Management response:

Hi Ozta Thank you so much for your positive feedback! It is so important to me as a General Manager that each of my team members extends the best customer service to ensure our guests have a great stay. I am so grateful you chose to stay here with us, and look forward to having you again soon. Take care... More

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Address: 15 Tay Street | Antill Street, Watson, Canberra 2602, Australia (Formerly Formule 1 )
Location: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Greater Canberra > Canberra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Formule 1 Canberra Hotel Canberra
Formule 1 Hotel Canberra

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Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Canberra
Number of rooms
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