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Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels

3.5 of 5 16 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good location, attractions within walking distance. Tram stop right opposite hotel. Clean & cosy boutique style. On the negative side the room was extremely small, even more so the bathroom with its minuscule washbasin. Internet did not work - neither the free option nor the payable one. Unsuitable for business.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed there for 2 nights especially to see the central district of Melbourne. This was a good decision as it is close to everything. The staff were friendly and even helped us to book a taxi to take us to the airport. this location is ideal if you only need the room for a quick stay over. I will... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i have now stayed at Pensione Hotel Melbourne twice, once in the room downstairs near the Reception it was roomy and light with the skylight ... everything you could want in a Hotel i think at the time i only paid $105 which is really good value and a great location as i had a function at The Crown to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night and found out the next morning we had been upgraded which was nice.The room was clean but all night we could hear the water pipes knocking from the rooms around us. My husband is 6 foot 2, and could hardly fit in the shower or sit on the toilet without hitting the walls. The bed was... More 

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

Dear pigm, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We were thrilled to read that we were able to offer you a complimentary upgrade for your stay and how much you enjoyed your bed. Our apologies for any discomfort you may have experienced in regards to the size of your room. We can most definitely appreciate that... More 

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at the Pensione Hotel. Our two rooms were clean, but both bathrooms were small, too small as a matter a fact. The beds are comfortable but also a bit short (< 2 m). We phoned to a free number but the use of the telephone was charged. There's no free wifi available. Although the hotel is... More 

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

Dear Peter H, Thank you for your recent review. We are sorry to read that you had found your accommodation to be less than satisfactory however I am pleased to see that you had found our team to be so friendly! You may be interested to know with our new ground floor refurbishment our brand new courtyard rooms allow for... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in single room. Location was good for its proximity to the convention center and airport access. Was compact and sufficient for few days business stay. not that close to the city and shopping areas, but still within walkable distance. However, toilet design was poor. had to practically kneel on the toilet bowl to access sink and sink was way... More 

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

Dear Kehaar_1607, Thank you for your recent review. It’s great to hear that we were able to provide you with accommodation close to your convention and I am delighted to hear you received great service from our team – they certainly are great! My apologies however for any discomfort you may have experienced in regards to your bathroom. We can... More 

Noosa, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel offered me such a good deal that I was prepared for an endurance test. It was however clean, well appointed and entirely acceptable for my one night business stay. Yes, it was a compact room, but I liked the following: - comfortable bed and nice firm pillow - nice amenities including a hair dryer - the hotel is... More 

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

Dear AussieItchyFeet_13,, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted to hear that you had such a great stay in Melbourne and thank you for the kind words in relation to our team! Here at the Pensione we take all our feedback quite seriously therefore for your next stay we would love to show you... More 

Seminyak, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good base for a nearby conference. The standard double room is so small even a cat couldn't do gymnastics. I would recommend for couples or singles. There are numerous eateries nearby with access to a major tram stop less than 30 metres away and Southern Cross Station with the city terminus for the Airport bus service only 300m away.... More 

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

Dear effbeezw, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. It’s so great to read that we were an ideal choice for your conference and are glad you enjoyed our location within the city! We can certainly appreciate that our room sizes arnt ideal for everyone however we do have several other room type that allow for a... More 

chicago, illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pensione was ideal for a one night stopover in the city after a long and late arriving flight from Europe. Within walking distance from Southern Cross and the airport Skybus terminal, the rooms are extremely good value and not, as the name suggests 'Matchbox' size at all! The modern, cozy, well-used space made for a great nights sleep and... More 

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

Dear manofleisure41, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. We are delighted to hear we were able to accommodate you for your stopover and that the Pensione was an ideal base for you to explore our wonderful city. Here at 8 Hotels we love our regular guests, should you ever be travelling to Melbourne or indeed wish to visit any... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel last minute as a quick one night trip to Melbourne, not expecting much just basically needing a bed for the night. However as far as basic rooms go this place was 5 star! It definitely had a class to it in the trendy decor and modern room. Whilst it was small the space was well utilised... More 

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

Dear Kaitlin F, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are delighted to hear of your experience with us and thank you for the kind words in relation to our décor and team! It’s so nice to hear you found us so accommodating – we certainly do love to take the time to look after all... More 

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Address: 16 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Pensione Hotel Melbourne - By 8 Melbourne
Pensione Boutique Hotel Melbourne
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#48 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#51 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#56 Family Hotel in Melbourne

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