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Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD

97 - 103 Elizabeth Street | Near the Corner of Collins & Elizabeth, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
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Ranked #116 of 172 Hotels in Melbourne
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Singapore River, Singapore
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel: It’s a budget hotel so don't expect much apart from the basic facilities (no safe & mini bar). Room is small, neat, clean and cosy (but oldish). The bunk beds were averagely comfortable and the air conditioning worked efficiently. Staff: They were friendly, and accommodating. Check in was quick and check out is simple (just drop your room key... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The budget ibis is just as it states: Budget. Great location very central. Plenty of public transport and places to eat and shop near by. Security guarding the door of the weekend. Having stayed with ibis before I knew what to expect. However have never stayed at one with the the shower only separated by a curtain. That was an... More 

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Penguin, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed here when me and my wife went to see Katy Perry. wasn't anything flash but was everything we needed. perfect location right in the middle of the CBD. and there was no loud Melbourne CBD noise at all! you got what you paid for. little tip, take the stairs the elevator takes forever!!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a double bed and an overhead bunk bed for 4 nights. Basic room but value for money given that it is centrally located, the tram stop is just outside the entrance door, and very near to many eateries and convenient store. they tidied and changed the towel everyday. Has a guest laundry however only opens between 7am-9pm.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 5 nights over the Australian Grand Prix 2015. Great value. Have to say they swept up my favourite towel from home and I never got it back. Wasn't anything special so don't think they wanted it. Genuine mistake but no feed back. Clean but family room not big enough for 4 adults. No hanging space. Great location.... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent seven nights in this budget hotel along with my son and my nephew! Clean rooms, but very small!On the other side..very cheap rates,too! Most of staff: very kind, helpful, namely Ms Lucia, the duty manager I met during my stay! I definitely will come back!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The space in the room was very limited so it was difficult with a few suitcases, but it was a comfortable stay as we were only there to sleep. The location, on Elizabeth St, is very good - close to many shops and restaurants in the city.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff won't help you if you leave anything in your room. Consider it gone. They either sell it or throw it in the trash, seems my suit jacket went into a plastic bag and they got defensive and angry when I politely asked to see it. I should have called the police, since the jacket contained a boarding pass... More 

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