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Ibis Budget Canberra

2.5 of 5 15 Tay Street | Antill Street, Watson, Canberra 2602, Australia (Formerly Formule 1 )
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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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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars NEW

Stayed four nights recently. All we wanted was a comfortable bed and steaming hot shower after a hard day at the Canberra Show exhibiting livestock. The photo's on the internet were exact, the room was a 14 sq room to accommodate 3 adults. The room was small with the shower and toilet was tucked in the corner. Air con worked... More 

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IbisBudgetCanberra, General Manager at Ibis Budget Canberra, responded to this review

Hi Tracey H, thank you so much for your review! Im so glad to read you enjoyed staying with us as much as we enjoyed having you during the Canberra Show. Our hotel is perfect for those who are out all day, and just require somewhere nice and clean, and hot shower, and a comfortable bed to sleep in. Im... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here overnight for stopover to break up trip from sydney to Jindabyne a few weeks ago . Whilst it was nothing fantastic I thought it was well worth it price wise as it had everything you needed for the night bed was comfy etc . The toilet shower whilst compact was functional . The staff were friendly and efficient

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IbisBudgetCanberra, General Manager at Ibis Budget Canberra, responded to this review

Hi 634patsy, Thank you so much for your review. Im really happy to read that the hotel was adequate for your needs, and more importantly that my staff were friendly and efficient. We pride ourselves in quality customer service and im glad this was the case for you. We look forward to having you stay with us again the next... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The little rooms were clean & comfortable. We were lucky enough to stay over the Valentines weekend. The staff were lovely & warm. They decorated the breakfast area & gave us treats such as muffins & chocolates. We lost our key & without a fuss (or extra charge) were given a new one. A very nice experience.

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IbisBudgetCanberra, General Manager at Ibis Budget Canberra, responded to this review

Hi casscasscasscass Thank you so much for your review and for staying with us. I am so glad to read you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed having you here. We love to celebrate any special day in our hotel so we are very glad you were here to enjoy Valentines with us. We look forward to seeing... More 

Elmore, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travelled through Canberra and needed some budget accommodation.The prices were excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful.The rooms were small but were quiet and met my needs.The rooms were very clean and well made up.If looking for a spacious well appointed motel room this would not be the one to choose The ensuite is very small-similar to a... More 

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Orebro, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Spend one night at ibis with my partner. We were choosing between this hotel and a hostel which had the same price and we were happy with our chice. Small room and an even smaller toilet/shower put if your like us and just want somewhere to sleep it's perfect. But I have to say that the location is very far... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

great, certainly budget, but overall experience was very good. very happy with the service, cleanliness of the room and the facilities. unlike a proper hotel but still worth the money, thanks heaps. :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Rooms are a bit small along with the shower/toilet closet. Be careful with clothes in the shower as they do get wet. We did have an issue with a card not working to open the room door. But for all intense and purposes is suffice for a single night although with the location it is a $30 cab ride so... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The rooms are VERY small. The shower and toilet are combined in one closet like space unseperated the light switch is out side the bathroom next to the switch for the room light,I took the three single bed option because i wasnt staying alone, but two of the beds were literally put together like a queensize, I stayed with family... More 

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Had a minor issue, hotel manager went above and beyond to resolve issue. Consequently I am extremely happy with service and accommodation, thank you. Rooms were clean and tidy and comfortable. Will definitely come again!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Exactly what every other ibis budget is like. Decent rooms with small showers. The only issue I really found was its in the middle of nowhere basically. Attractions are a decent drive away. Still at the end of the day the beds are good and that's what matters most.

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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): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ibis Budget Canberra 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Formule 1 Canberra Hotel Canberra
Formule 1 Hotel Canberra
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Canberra

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