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Robinsons in the City

4.0 of 5 405 Spencer Street | (entry on Batman Street), Melbourne, Victoria 3003, Australia
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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
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot speak highly enough of Robinson's in the City. Paul was absolutely wonderful - friendly, helpful, and great knowledge of the local area. He gave us tips for where to head for dinner, how to get to the wedding we were going to in another part of the city, and just generally went above and beyond to make sure we... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time staying at Robinsons! Great spot, nice and close to a tram stop just a short walk down the street. Paul the host was very friendly and offered to help us out with anything from finding somewhere to have dinner to working out what activities to do to fill our day. The building itself was very... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic location right on edge of the city centre, where the free city tram is easily is accessible. From there we could access QVM, CBD, Dockloads easily. Paul the host was enthusiastic and friendly, and can cook a good hot brekkie. Amenities is a good balance between modern and traditional. The B&B itself was an 18th-century bakery and along with... More

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Melbourne, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have really mixed emotions about our stay here. A bit pricey in hindsight. Location was perfect for our needs. Our host, Paul was friendly, accomodating and informative. Room and separate bathroom were clean and comfortable as were all parts of the house. The breakfast was incredibly disappointing. Maybe it was our fault as we were expecting more than toast,... More

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Rome, New York
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19 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were so impressed with Paul's hospitality it took our breath away. Everyday he would do something that went beyond our expectations. The location is convenient for the CBD , Victoria Markets, the Docklands and Spencer street station. Great Breakfasts and Paul is so accommodating. He's also very knowledgeable about the area, not only about attractions but also the social... More

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

Doug P, thank you for staying with us at RITC and also taking the time to post your review. It was a pleasure meeting you both and chatting with you over breakfast as well. I'm glad that you mentioned our great location and our friendly, knowledgeable service. It's what sets B&B's apart from the inner city hotels. I'll look out... More

Austin, Texas
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8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Paul was a great host and since he was born in the area was able to give us some good tips on where to go and what to do. We were only in MEL for two days so time was important and Paul volunteered to return or skis to the shop for us so we could get on the road... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 6
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