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Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD

97 - 103 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Minuses -dirty carpet in the room, disgusting - found a bunch of hair -overall the hotel needs a fresh coat of paint and new carpet -no separate bathroom- from the shower you enter the room, inconveniant -continental breakfast too expensive Plus -location -shower was clean. Hot water. Clean towels everyday - good value paid 84 aud for 4 people room... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Superb central location. Some friendly staff, others less so and appear to be keen not to have to deal with anyone. Breakfast not up to standard, and thus hugely overpriced. Accommodation itself much as expected from the ibis brand.

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Delhi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the name suggest the amenities are very basic, but the location is perfect. Its hardly 5 minutes from Flinders Street. Very Nice option if you have limited time in melbourne as many attractions are at walking distance. They charge some 6$ for the lockers on the 1st floor.

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F1Manager, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Hi MS3270, a quick line to say thank you for taking time out to pen a review, we especially appreciate it when people explain the basic nature of the hotel and the fantastic location! Wishing you safe travels & Happy adventures. Kind Regards, Tracy. General Manager Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD. More

Tasmanian
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I stayed here for two nights. Room is very basic with toilet,shower,bed, table and tv but if you are only there for a short time it is all you need. Close to the cbd and a few minutes walk to Flinders St Station.There is a communal fridge available on first floor and you can buy a buffet... More

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F1Manager, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Dear 'outonadate' thanks for the review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the great location. It's not everyone's cup of tea for sure, but so glad we suited your purposes this trip. We hope you consider us again next time. Wishing you safe travels & Happy adventures. Kind Regards, Tracy. General Manager Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD. More

Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was booked into this hotel as part of a work trip. The entry way is a small hallway that is dirty and dank. Arriving at the lift to the first floor reception I was greeted with filthy, dirty metal lift doors - not a good start. The reception staff appear to all be young, foreign students of Asian origin.... More

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F1Manager, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Dear Maffradasher, We where really pleased to see your recent feedback for the Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD. I'm very sorry that you didn't feel safe in the Hotel, certainly not the experience we would want you to take away. The Hotel is certainly not for every person on every occasion, and your review does illustrate this. Hopefully others will find... More

Klang, Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

not a bad choice for the budget traveller, the hotel was located at the centre of the city, in front of the block arcade and luxury shopping centre (david jones etc.), it is only 10 min away from the railway station and federation square and 15min (est.) to the Victoria market. very convenience since the restaurant, groceries shop, supermarket, 7... More

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F1Manager, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for the review. We love it when people find the time to share their thoughts on the hotel. I'm glad to hear you found the staff helpful and nice - I will pass that along to them, it's always lovely to feel appreciated. You had great information there that many will find helpful I'm sure, for any review... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always reliably clean and tidy, staff are helpful. Have stayed quite a few times and is great if you are on a budget and need a very central location (near Flinders St station and various places to eat).

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F1Manager, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Hey Cameron-Melb, Thanks for the great review! Will share the love with the team. Very kind of you, thanks for taking the time to post. I appreciate every review, but some days, it is very nice to hear from our guests who understand the Ibis Budget brand so well & enjoy it for exactly what it is. :) Wishing you... More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was not bad but big whole in wall. Bathroom was too small but room was overall good. Location was good in the centre of the city. Room was clean but the corridors and the walk ways look like a place from a horror movie.

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F1Manager, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Hi ImranK, thank you for taking time out to write a quick review. Just so every one can be aware, as part of our environmental program we have timers on our hallway lights. When it's busy 5am to 11am & 5pm to 11pm the place is lit up like a Christmas tree! Outside these hours we drop off to half... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The overall quality of the room was poor. I know it was cheap but never again. In the future I will pay the extra $30-40 a night that has a room with some facility of hanging your close and ironing facilities in the room.Servicing the room the sheets where just pulled back and no soap was left.

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F1Manager, General Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD, responded to this review

Hi D.R, thanks for the review, really appreciate your taking the time. People might assume I wouldn't be happy to get a review called "never again". They would be dead wrong. This is an awesome review. Please note everyone - this hotel may suit you and your specific needs this trip, but it may not. We are not everyone's cup... More

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Address: 97 - 103 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Hotel Formule 1 Melbourne
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