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Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels

16 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hired the triple bed accommodation as we had a function at the Melb Convention Ctr which was a short walk away. Room was clean, compact & simple. It's definitely value for money for a quick overnight stay. Bathroom is tiny but you get what you pay for I guess. In terms of location, it's a little ghetto but it's... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel has an excellent location easy walking distance from many Melbourne attractions, trams and buses. Despite being on a main road the room was very quiet. The shower had good pressure and temperature control. The only minor cons are the somewhat slow elevators (but there are only 3 levels so you can use the stairs if this bothers you)... More 

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Adelaide
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Close to everything we wanted to do. Clean room. Staff were positive, polite and very helpful. We arrived a few hours early and our room was ready for us. When checking out we were able to store our bags and have more of a look around Melbourne before our flight home. The young man at the reception assisted with directions... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the property for one night after a long flight delay that day and the staff were all so helpful and efficient at getting me checked in and making sure my trip to Melbourne wasn't a complete write off. Such a great location and easy to get anywhere. Love the beds!

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear CricketChick26, We are humbled to hear that your transit stop @Pensione was as relaxing as it was comfortable! Our team are a bunch of avid travelers, most not from Melbourne originally, this makes it easy for us to put ourselves in our guests shoes (after long or interconnecting flights/Travel). Please think of us, when you're in Melbourne again -... More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel is located perfectly for all your needs. The room was spacious and the service of the staff was excellent. Highly recommend this Hotel. Close to the tram stops as well as Southern Cross Station.

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Adrianne M, Thank you for your review, it certainly is quite heart warming to read that we are headed in the right direction with our guests comfort and satisfaction firmly in mind. I look forward to welcoming you sometime in the future. Warm Regards Team@Pensione More 

Richmond
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Melbourne for a weekend of poker at the crown. Pensione is within a short walking distance from southern cross station where the airport SkyBus drops off and an even shorter distance from the Crown Casino Poker Room. The rooms are average hotel size but the bathrooms & showers are very small & a very tight squeeze even for my... More 

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear christophergC4466BK, Thanks for your glowing review, i hope that you were successful with your poker tournament! I;m sorry to hear your friend was disrupted buy our housekeeping teams, i can certainly speak with the guys in regards to keeping the noise down a bit in the mornings! I look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you again, please... More 

Heathcote
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed at the Pensione for our annual trip to Melbourne. Had a fantastic time. Found the hotel very central, staff friendly, hot breakfasts fantastic and great value all round. Bathroom small.

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear juliebV3133VC, We are so pleased to hear of you Pensione experience, thanks so much for sharing with our readers! You may be interested to know the Pensione has newly refurbished room style with a much larger bathroom footprint, please let us know if you are ever returning to Melbourne as we'd love to introduce you to one of these.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed 1 night on transit to Mount Buller. Fast easy check in and check out. The young staff at reception were fast and friendly. Room was neat and tidy, bathroom a lil squishy but not the end of the world for a short stay. Beds were comfy, great location esp to Southern Cross Station. breaky downstairs was nice. Highly recommend!

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Jo R, Great to hear we were an ideal stop on the way to Mt Buller - i hope you had lots of snow! Please let us know when you are next on an adventure and passing through Melbourne as we'd love to accommodate you again. See you soon! Warmest Team@Pensione More 

Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything about my stay was just perfect. I arrived earlier than the designated check-in time and it was no trouble because my room was ready. The staff are super friendly and helpful. The location is just brilliant and walking distance to tram stops for all directions, and both the Southern Cross and Flinders Street train stations. The room was really... More 

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Kirstin F, Thank you for sharing your glowing review with our readers! We would be thrilled to look after you again, please let us know when you are next travelling to Melbourne and we will certainly look after you. Warm Regards Team@Pensione More 

Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were on the ground floor of the hotel and therefore no windows in our room but a skylight instead. Location is great, tram stops close by to get pretty much anywhere. Basically walking distance to Sealife Aquarium, Crown Casino, Spencer street DFO, MCG & Etihad. Skylight was annoying and bright over night however. But we were tired from all... More 

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Hi bekka2015, I was so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your time in Melbourne - I hope having the skylight in the room didn't overshadow your stay! I hope that we may welcome you again, please let us know when you are travelling to Melbourne again and we can certainly allocate you a room with some natural lighting.... More 

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