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Robinsons in the City

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405 Spencer Street | (entry on Batman Street), Melbourne, Victoria 3003, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Swindon, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i stayed here a night during transit from Sydney before heading overseas. I was a little concerned that I'd booked a room with a private bathroom not ensuite but that resolved when I arrived. A fantastic welcome and thorough explanation of how the B&B operates was given by the host. There is a superb lounge area and very quaint dining... More 

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Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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202 reviews 202 reviews
40 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Robinson's in the City is a superb base for exploring Melbourne. As with most B&Bs, good ones stand out because of good proprietors. Robinson's owner Paul is outstanding. He ensures you get the most out of your visit with comfortable, secure accommodation, expert knowledge of the city, and providing assistance with tour bookings, cabs, and other arrangements. We thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a young couple who travelled to melbourne for leisure. We absolutely loved robinsons. The breakfast was delicious and our host, Paul, was funny and very welcoming. A+ comfy beds, hot showers and all round great accommodation. Would recommend!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great location,good clean room,Paul's terrific cooked breakfasts and his very helpful advice re local tourist attractions and directions made our stay so enjoyable.We very much appreciated that Paul went out of way to drop us off at Her Majesty's Theatre after we had no luck with ordering a taxi.Overall a great place to stay given the very personalised service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Great comfortable clean room. Awesome location, it was very easy to walk or take a tram to everywhere in the city. Paul was wonderful. He made great breakfasts every morning and spent a ton of time helping us plan out our days in and around Melbourne. We will definitely be staying there our next time in town.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Plenty of places offer a warm welcome, but this one is exceptional. The location is perfect and offers easy access to the city centre by tram. Paul parked our car for us, gave us a choice of accommodation, looked after our luggage and delivered it to the room. He ensured that we knew how to get into the city centre... More 

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Wamberal, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Paul did a fantastic job of looking after us during our 3 nights in Melbourne. He went out of his way to accommodate our unusual check in and out times. Looking after our bags during the day for our late flight out. Room was tidy and clean and the seperate private bathroom was not a problem, in fact it was... More 

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

Chris B, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at RITC and uploading it. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed some of our additional features and overall had a great stay. I look forward to welcoming you back to RITC when you are next in Melbourne. Cheers, Paul. More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Everything about this stay was perfect from the lovely room and firm bed to Paul's excellent cooked breakfasts. He even did some of my washing for me which I really appreciated as I had had red wine thrown all over me on the plane! I will definitely stay there again and will recommend to friends and family. Thank you very... More 

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

Lynn T, Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your review of your recent stay with me at Robinsons in the City. It was a pleasure to meet you both and I'm happy we washed out the red wine stain!! It is important for a B&B to be good at both beds and breakfasts - so I'm... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A really nice hotel which was a different from the norm. Set in an old bakery, Paul will ensure that your visit to Melbourne will be one to remember. Breakfasts are really good and sat round a large table with the other guests is a real treat. The hotel is close to the brilliant tram system and there is even... More 

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

Rob M, It was great to meet you guys during your recent stay with us. I appreciate you taking the time to submit your review and mentioning my suggestions/tips, the great breakfast and breakfast room in the old bakery and our location to easily access downtown Melbourne. Your tip is also good advise, as we have one room (Executive King)... More 

amsterdam
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We liked this B&B in Melbourne. It is situated close to the grid ( city center of Melbourne). Within walking distance there are a number of interesting spots to see. And there is always the free number 35 tram, that will take you around. Nice spacious room, good breakfast, helpfull host Paul. You do have your own bathroom, but you... More 

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

AmsterdamEnjoyer, Thank you for your review of your stay last month. I'm pleased you liked your stay and enjoyed our location, my advice, the spacious room and the breakfast. Cheers, Paul. More 

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