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Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD

2.5 of 5
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97 - 103 Elizabeth Street | Near the Corner of Collins & Elizabeth, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We started our trip in Australia from this hotel and I have to say apart from location and friendly staff was not impressed. However I must say it was not all bad. Bed was comfortable and I mean budget is budget. You get what you pay for although I have stayed in other Ibis budget and they were better. This... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The reception is helpful and friendly. We booked a 4 person family room and the room has a double bed and a double decker. That room was dark and small, and we had to put on the bedsheets on our own for the double decker beds. However, due to faulty toilet door, they changed our room to a 6 person... More 

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

Hi there, so glad staff looked after you, thank you for giving us a try :) We appreciate your taking time to reveiw your experienc. Kind regards, Tracy & the team. More 

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57 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here a couple of times, after realising that if booked in advance it is considerably cheaper than the YHA! For the price this is a good choice - great location, and a clean and comfortable room. Wifi is paid (and expensive). There are coin lockers available to store bags. The second time we stayed they let us check... More 

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

HAPPY TO HELP! Any time guys, if we can we will :) Sometimes even when we can't :) Hope we see you again soon. kind regards, Tracy & The team. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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147 reviews 147 reviews
20 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This must be the most poorly presented Ibis Budget ever. I have been in Ibis Budget in Europe for half price than this Melbourne CBD and they have been outstanding. It is just ugly inside and probably a breeding ground for depressions. Very Third World. Location: OK, in the middle of the CBD, but scary at night, typical, kind of... More 

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

Hi Felix, thanks for sharing a review, I' m sure many will find it helpful. Definetly not a place for all people all of the time. However our very strong extremely loyal return guests all love the centeal location that allows you to walk all over the CBD. Thanks for giving us a try ☺ Kind Regards, Tracy & the... More 

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

Hey there D, let me know at reception if you dont get your service on the fourth day so we can give the girls a heads up that they need to come back if they missed you for some reason! That goes for any issue, we're here for you. Wrapped it works for you, look forward to welcoming you back.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect location, very close to flinders street and station. Near to food places. Near to the famous bourke street. But the room was poor. Weird toilet design that separated with plywood to bathroom. Anyway, thats a budget hotel, so i cant demand more than that. There r no facility at your room, The water heater was so bad too. But... More 

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

Hello :) We're really happy the location worked for your needs. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Thank you for staying and for posting. Kind regards, Tracy & The team. More 

Brisbane
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316 reviews 316 reviews
56 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ibis is in a prime location of the CBD, everything is within short walking distance. Check-in was smooth, even when we arrived late in the night from a delayed flight. The hotel is clean and relatively quiet. Free wifi is very low and we couldn't get any reception in our room. The layout in the room is basic, there isn't... More 

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

Hi, we're always pleased when the hotel works for what people need. thanks for posting we appreciate your sharing your thoughts. Kind regards, Tracy & The team. More 

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic Silver member and I was denied free internet on that card - not happy Service was poor, gentleman on desk was not very helpful Would expect if paying $12 for breakfast to get a lot more options than that

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

Hi M, love to discuss your stay, drop me a line direct on H6371-GM@accor.com and i will get in touch. thanks for giving us a try, look forward to catching up when you have time. Kind Regards, Tracy. More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is perfect for the budget concious traveller/s. Rooms are quite basic but that's all you need on a holiday. Close to Flinders St Station, Rod Laver Arena is not too far of a walk away.Plenty of food places nearby.

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

Glad it works for your requirements :) Thanks for posting a review, much appreciated. Kind regards, Tracy & The team. More 

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lets be fair, this IS a budget hotel and like all things, you get what you pay for but... I have a few issues. First let me just commend the staff, they were amazing, friendly, and when extra pillows were requested they jumped onto it! Location wise, this is fantastic, right in the centre of the city, close to everything... More 

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

Hello FP :) Do get in touch direct with Lucia and we will sort that out for you, no problem. I will forward a copy so she expects your call. Kind regards, Tracy. More 

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