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Robinsons in the City

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   405 Spencer Street | (entry on Batman Street), Melbourne, Victoria 3003, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently spent a long weekend down in Melbourne and loved RITC. Paul is a great host. Welcoming, friendly, knowledgable and makes a mean breakfast. Particularly recommend the omelet!! We arrived early Saturday morning and it was no problem leaving our bags. Paul gave us maps and advice on where to go and we returned to find our bags waiting in... More

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Wodonga
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paul greeted me, moved & parked my car, took my bags upstairs & cooked a beautiful breakfast the next morning. I loved the personalized service. I walked from there to the DFO's & Casino (about half hour) It was easy to get to, just took Dynon Rd exit off Citylink & I was there before I knew it. My bed... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay in Melbourne at Robinsons in the City! Great host and wonderful conversations at breakfast. He was very accommodating and helpful in navigating the city and recommending activities and restaurants. A big bonus was that the B&B was very convenient to the free trolley that took you all over the city. We had a large room with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I chose Robinsons for my first trip to Melbourne, and I was travelling alone. The welcome was incredibly warm - felt very looked after. The rooms were lovely and individual, and the breakfast in the morning was amazing. I can't recommend this place highly enough. Eleanor

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Warrnambool
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed at Robinsons this past weekend. We wanted something central and not too expensive, we were going to a concert at Festival Hall. Chose Robinsons from Wotif because it was very handy to the concert venue. Well, what a surprise! It is the most personal, friendly, homelike accommodation I think we could have found - more like a lovely... More

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Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We just returned from a month long vacation in Australia (there were 5 of us - two couples and a 25 year old son). We all enjoyed Melbourne and our 3 night stay with Paul at RITC is part of the reason. Paul was very helpful - giving us suggestions on where to eat and things to see. The RITC... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We have just arrived home from a wonderful relaxing weekend in Melbourne. We chose to stay in a B&B for a change and I don't think we would ever go back to a hotel. Paul was very helpful and friendly, nothing was any trouble, directions, restaurents, things to see and do. The building is very cosy and comfortable, lovely big... More

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HumphAust, Owner at Robinsons in the City, responded to this review

baza55, A big thank you to you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I know you are a busy man running your own small business in Brisbane. I am pleased that you chose to take your long weekend break with us. It was a pleasure to meet you both and I am glad that you... More

Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

We couldn't imagine a better place to stay in Melbourne! Paul provided all the info and assistance we could ask for to ensure our 2 days in Melbourne went smoothly. The man also makes a mean poached egg and pot of coffee. Room was excellent, bed was comfy, and location was convenient. Couldn't ask for more.

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HumphAust, Owner at Robinsons in the City, responded to this review

Ben H, Thank you for submitting your prompt review of your stay at Robinsons in the City. I was pleased to read that you loved the coffee and poached eggs - a MUST for the start to any day!! You also mentioned two of our other strong points 1. comfortable rooms and 2. convenient location. Thanks again for taking the... More

Launceston, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Stayed for one night. Was warmly welcomed by the host. I loved the fact that the location was so central and it was very quite at night and the bed was very comfortable. Breakfast was very tasty and plenty of it. On the day of check-out I was spending the day in Melbourne but I was graciously allowed to leave... More

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HumphAust, Owner at Robinsons in the City, responded to this review

be19, Thank you for your glowing review of your recent stay at Robinsons in the City. It was a pleasure to meet you and I am glad that you appreciated being allowed to leave your luggage here until later in the day. Cheers, Paul. More

Canberra, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Paul, the owner was very helpful from the great breakfasts and went out of his way to provide excellent food, travel tips, tickets and vouchers. Would recommend to anyone staying in Melbourne to try out this concept at Robinsons. Nicely appointed hotel room and felt at home in the lounge or shared table dining room which is within easy walking... More

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HumphAust, General Manager at Robinsons in the City, responded to this review

4happy_travellers, Many thanks for your prompt tripadvisor review. You covered all our key points great breakfast, good advise and extensive local knowledge. It was a pleasure to meet you all and I thank you for giving B&B's a go - especially our one!!! I hope you look for a B&B on your next trip. Cheers, Paul. More

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Address: 405 Spencer Street | (entry on Batman Street), Melbourne, Victoria 3003, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Robinsons in the City 4*
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2014/2013/2012/2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner and Melbourne's own urban bed & breakfast offers 6 unique guestrooms in a restored 1850's heritage building - Melbourne's first commercial bakery. This property is a rare find, located on the doorstep of the CBD. Robinsons is stylish, different and thoroughly delightful. Make yourself at home, where country charm meets city sophistication. ... more   less 
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