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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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  • 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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Alexandria, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This B&B is wonderfully situated, easy walk to sites in the center of Melbourne. Very lovely refurbished old 1800s bakery. Enjoyed breakfast in the old baking room. Rooms were very comfortable and attractively decorated. Paul the proprietor is a delightful host and very helpful with local tips on where to eat and what to do. I wills yay here again... More 

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As the proprietor of a small guesthouse in Central Vietnam myself, I really fell in love with this place during my two stays there. This is accommodation with soul which oozes charm and attention to detail and Paul is an excellent host. His breakfasts are sublime and the dining room and lounge rooms are delightful places to relax and chat... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From the time we arrived to the time we left, Paul was the perfect host and couldn't do enough for us, he helped with our luggage, the breakfast area is lovely and Paul cooked up an awesome breakfast. The King size bed was also very comfortable,and there is no outside traffic noise. The downside was that as we are from... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed at Robinson's in the City around ten times.... our second home in Melbourne! Rooms are incredibly clean and comfortable. Paul is a brilliant host - very happy to help plan time in Melbourne, book tours, taxis ... anything you need. Breakfast is delicious ( best scrambled eggs in the history of the world!) .... atmosphere at breakfast... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I had 2 nights here and absolutely loved it. The location is great, walkable to the centre and there are trams everywhere in every direction! The room was homely with everything you need and the bathroom was clean. Not a problem at all that it's on the landing, the place is very calm and quiet. Paul was... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 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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41 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 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 April 5, 2015

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

Paul, it was a pleasure having you here and no problem driving you to the theatre. I always strive to offer a personal service experience. Cheers, Paul. More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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HumphAust, Owner at Robinsons in the City, responded to this review

Andrew, thank you for taking the time to review your stay. It was a pleasure to meet you and I thank you for highlighting some of our great features and service. Cheers, Paul. More 

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