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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed as it was cheap and only needed a place to crash. Location it is near everything but canberra is small anyway. Some staff were friendly and helpful whilst others seemed like they didn't want to be there. Breakfast was what we needed. Room itself was ok, what you expect. BEWARE!!!!!***** The "ensuite@ is like a temporary pop up... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in July as part of a sporting group, Excellent service , excellent value and the staff were very obliging . will be back again next year . Great Location in terms of access to the City and Sites around Canberra .

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Greystanes, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here overnight on the way from Sydney to the snow to break up the journey. We chose this place because it was a decent price and on our route. The room was tiny and smelt like a dirty toilet, the bathroom was worse and i would liken it to the size of a plane toilet. There was only... More

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Medowie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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 June 27, 2014

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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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
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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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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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