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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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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is very well located, prices are reasonable, rooms are small but functional (I missed an open window), cleaning could be better, but I would like to highlight the very good work of Mike (daytime) and Dave (night), always attentive, helpful and efficient.

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Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been travelling during the last months and that is why I post my comments a little bit later than my actual stay. We booked the room for one night and ended up staying for two more nights. Hotel located perfectly in the city center and a 5 minutes walk to the central train station. We asked for a quiet... More

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Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited begining of November 2014 about few nights and I choose this hotel because it is in the city and the price is also reasonable. All the staffs were friendly and I really like this hotel, as a solo traveller the hotel is very comfortable and nearby and walking distances to all the places in the city. I booked this... More

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

Dear Jeeva R, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the kind words in relation to our team. Here at the Pensione we love to look after all our regular guests, please feel free to contact our friendly team for... More

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed for 3 nights for business. The staff are professional and. Rooms are maintained professionally. Hotel is located close to the Southern Cross Station, trams and CBD. The meala from the cafe are of high quality. I will stay again.

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

Dear Steve P, Thank you for your recent review! It’s so great to read of your experience at the Pensione and thank you for the feedback in regards to Olivier’s café! Please feel free to contact our reservations team here for your next stay and we can even look at including some yummy meal options from Olivier’s for you. We... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arriving at the standard double room I couldn't help but feel underwhelmed at the size. This, combined with the fact that you need to sit sideways on the toilet because the sink is in the way didn't leave me with a great first impression. However the staff were helpful, the room was clean and the rooftop terrace is nice... More

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

Dear Tali G, Lovely to have you stay with us; and thanks for the review! We appreciate one size does not fit all; and our range on rooms on offer are sure to have something for everyone. Be sure to ask our friendly staff who will gladly tailor the right room type to your needs. Hope to see you again... More

Cairns, Australia
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195 reviews 195 reviews
33 hotel reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband was attending a conference in Melbourne and he needed 3 nights accommodation. I researched and found the Pensione Hotel was near the conference venue and the price was right! At the last minute I decided to attend with my husband so I called the hotel and was told there would be no extra charge as I had organised... More

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

Dear Just-Julie-Cairns, Thank you for sharing your personal experience for our other readers to see. We are delighted you have enjoyed your experience and to see that you felt your stay was good value for money, clean, comfortable with friendly service from the team. It is disappointing to hear the hostel accommodation a couple of doors down did bring about... More

wooloomooloo
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202 reviews 202 reviews
109 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked here because of the Pensione's proximity to Southern Cross station, as I was arriving by plane late at night and the Skybus stops doing hotel shuttles earlier in the evening (an absolute disgrace for a alleged, self-proclaimed 'international' city like Melbourne where so many flights land after 10pm - but I digress). I booked a small double, and... More

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

Dear dr_iggy, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We are sorry to read that you were disturbed during your stay and apologize for any inconvenience caused. We can certainly understand how frustrating it must have been having to deal with external noise and I am confident had our friendly night team been alerted to your... More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited and stayed for 6 nights on end September 2014. Chose this hotel because of its close promiximty with Southern Cross Station, whereby my transfer from the airport was reached in middle of the night. Love the simplicity and basic of this hotel. Despite the compact room in an old building, it was still maintained at its elegant look. Location... More

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

Dear Darren_Y1101, Thank you for your recent review. It’s great to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and how handy you found our location! We certainly are fortunate to be so close to many of Melbourne’s hot spots that it makes Pensione the perfect base to explore the city. Should you ever be travelling to Melbourne again... More

Australind, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a last minute bookin having not stayed before and I was pleasantly surprised. Great check in service, very eager to assist in any way, bedroom lovely and roomy, great mattress. Glad I stayed here as it is very central.

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

Dear Kerrin54, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your experience with us and how friendly you found our team to be – they certainly are a great bunch of people! Here at 8 Hotels we love to look after our regular guests. Should you ever be seeking... More

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I spent 2 nights in this hotel over this last weekend and found the facilities in our double room extremely lacking. Staying in this hotel put a real dampener on our romantic weekend away. Firstly, the bad: The bathroom - the door offers no privacy, sonically or visually. It doesn't close properly for starters and there is... More

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

Dear WalrusWallis, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We are always looking for ways to improve our facilities and services and as such take all feedback we receive extremely seriously. Firstly please allow me to apologize that you found your stay with us to be less than satisfactory. The Pensione Hotel aims to provide clean... 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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