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Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   97 - 103 Elizabeth Street | Near the Corner of Collins & Elizabeth, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Very centrally located in Melbourne. Room is small, but neat & clean. Don't expect any facilities as it is a budget hotel. Sound from other adjoining rooms is an issue at night. Tram station just outside the hotel.

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Hobart, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ibis in the CBD of Melbourne was exactly what my friend and I needed for a 3 night stay. We wanted somewhere central and cheap. The room was basic but it was just a sleeping point for us. It had a fridge and seperate bathroom and was very cosy. The room was very clean! We had a room in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 1 night. We paid AUD 128 for a standard double room. Located in the heart of Melbourne city, you can find a lot of restaurants, cafes and shops around. Tram stop is just in front of the hotel. The room itself is clean, a bit small but comfortable, with air conditioning. Towels were provided. However, no kettle,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean comfortable and affordable. This is a hotel for the budget conscious Traveler, however it offers good value for money. Comfortable beds, Nice cool air conditioning and good shower pressure. Friendly staff, 24 hour reception, Guest laundry. Very centrally located, very close to the tramline on Collins Street and a short walk to Coles supermarket, bottle shop and plenty of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, in between Flinders Station & Central Station. Stayed for four nights. The room was clean, bed comfortable. Unlimited coffee/tea supply at 1st floor. The bathroom size is OK, they should add space to hang the towel though. I think the management should add extra safety precaution since the hotel can be access freely.

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Brittany, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night. The staff were ok. Location is good. The sheets and towels were clean. The decor is really grim. We had a family room. The double bed was fine but the bunk beds squeaked every time my daughter moved. Thankfully only one child with us. Ok for one night. Wouldn't stay again.

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

Dear JM, thanks for taking the time to post, we appreciate it greatly. I'm sorry it wasn't a happier experience for you, it's certainly not everyone's cup of tea, or something that works on every occasion. I'm glad you enjoyed the location & found the staff nice, we do love to help people. We are eagerly awaiting a refurbishment that... More 

Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, cheap and cheerful, very nice staff happy to help. Rooms need to be updated very gloomy lots of marks on the walls. All in all at the end of the day its somewhere to lay your head. Thanks

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

Hi There D, Thanks for the direct review. I think it will help others to make up their mind on what works for them. You are so spot on, great place if you just need a bed, couldn't put it better. So happy you stayed, thank you. We may not suit every trip, so please keep us in mind for... More 

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Address: 97 - 103 Elizabeth Street | Near the Corner of Collins & Elizabeth, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD 2.5*
Number of rooms: 146
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Hotel Formule 1 Melbourne
Melbourne Hotel Formule 1

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