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Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   16 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I stayed at this hotel for 8 days during a conference and meetings in Melbourne. I had a single room which was small but well fitted out and convenient. The location is excellent for the city and only 5 minutes walk from the convention centre. The breakfast was good and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Certainly recommended and... More

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93 reviews 93 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and I stayed at this hotel twice during our tour of south Australia. This was the first place we stayed after our flight from the UK and because we were only staying a short amount of time on the first visit we booked a cheap room. The staff were really friendly when we arrived. We couldn't checkin until... More

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

Dear SamJoL, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so thrilled to hear that the Pensione made such a great impression on you and are glad you enjoyed your little welcome back gift! The team and I thoroughly enjoy taking the time to make each guests experience a unique one as it is indeed the most rewarding part of... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a very affordable petite double room for myself. People can complain about the size of the room, but what you are paying for is very cheap for Melbourne, and has had a modern makeover, and an excellent location! I was most impressed with the hotel, the staff and the general feel. My room overlooked the small internal courtyard and... More

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

Dear OzTraveller1Child, Thank you for your recent review. We are thrilled to read how much you enjoyed our location and facilities and thank you for your kind feedback in regards to our team! We certainly do enjoy taking care of all our guests in an effort to make you as comfy as possible for your adventures in Melbourne. Should you... More

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location and very clean and tidy rooms All the trimmings but rooms are tiny but great value for the price very friendly staff and great security for late night entry Breakfast was amazing in the restaurant on bottom floor

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

Dear Sue S, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay! We are delighted to hear how friendly and helpful you had found our team to be and are glad to hear you had such an amazing breakfast at Olivier’s! The team in there certainly pull together a yummy breakky that is sure to help you get... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a hidden little gem is this lovely boutique hotel in the middle of the beautiful city that is Melbourne! When I called to make the booking, the lady I spoke to was so polite and friendly. I told her that it was mine and my husbands 5th year anniversary and we were staying in the city to celebrate and... More

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

Dear Renee B, Thank you for your lovely review. Congratulations on your 5 year anniversary! We are so thrilled that you choose to share it with us and are happy to hear you had such a memorable experience. The team and I love to take the time to look after all our guests as it’s our daily interactions with you... More

Perth, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed at the Pensione Hotel 3-4 times now, and have always enjoyed the hotel. The rooms, although quite small, are clean and modern, with a comfortable bed. The hotel is extremely well located, within easy walking distance to Etihad stadium, and either a quick tram ride or comfortable 20-30 minute walk to MCG. Easy walking to Elizabeth/Swanston Street shopping... More

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

Dear Durbundo1966, Thank you for your recent review! We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoy our location and how perfect it is for your footy trips! We are so fortunate to be so close to some of Melbourne’s biggest hot spots that Pensione makes the perfect base for exploring our amazing city. Thank you also for continuing to... More

Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, close to restaurants, stadium, trams etc. Staff were friendly and competent, and the restaurant (breakfast and dinner) was excellent. The room was basic, but clean and comfortable. Maintenance of the room could have been better, air con was quite noisy and the remote was missing the cover. The bed was very soft, which wasn't my taste, and there... More

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

Dear Zoe1591, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. Firstly please allow us to apologize for any inconvenience in regards to any noise you may have experienced in regards to the back packers next door. Our maintenance teams are currently looking at some new sound proofing options to tackle any extraneous noise whilst our friendly reception team have some lovely... More

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was worried about my hotel choice leading up to the trip but my worries melted away upon arriving at the hotel. Warm and inviting, the lobby screams that this is a place that tries and I like that. Fantastic service which started when I rang a week prior to our trip to ensure that we had a window- our... More

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

Dear imnotacarrot, Thank you for your recent review. We are delighted to hear that our friendly team made such a great impression on you and that you found our newly refurbished lobby to be so inviting – we love our new selfie station! Our apologies however for any difficulties you faced with your shower, I have scheduled our maintenance teams... More

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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building itself is fantastic - beautifully designed and very cool. The rooftop is a hidden gem! We had a standard double room, which was smaller than my walk in wardrobe at home (god knows how tiny the petit double room would be). It was so small that you could barely move around the bed without hitting your head on... More

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

Dear Choloe0503, Thank you for your recent review. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the design of the hotel and that you were able to spend some time atop our lovely rooftop garden! Whilst most of the rooms here are quite compact you may be interested to know we have several larger room types available and even... More

Wynn Vale
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Spencer opposite Spencer Street station, a short walk to Etihad, & Flinders St Station. Perfect for a weekend where you just want somewhere clean and economical to sleep. Rooms are small and the ensuite bathrooms are even smaller, but this is made up for by the combination of price, cleanliness and location. Staff are extremely helpful and it has... More

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

Dear David R, Thank you for your recent feedback. It’s great to read of our experience at the Pensione and are thrilled to hear that our location, affordability and friendly team made a lasting impression on you. Should you ever wish to stay at the Pensione Melbourne again or indeed any of our 8 Hotels properties within Australia or abroad,... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#50 Business Hotel in Melbourne #51 Family Hotel in Melbourne #54 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne #58 On the Beach Hotel in Melbourne
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modelled on the original European pensione hotels, the Pensione Hotel Melbourne combines original turn of the century building features with modern design and soft tones, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.Set behind a beautiful Heritage-listed façade, the Pensione Hotel offers boutique interiors, breathtaking hospitality and incomparable value for money.Featuring all the desired hotel amenities, with warm and inviting staff that have a great knowledge of the local area, the Pensione is perfectly suited as a base to explore Melbourne. ... more   less 
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