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BEST WESTERN PLUS Buckingham International

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1130 Nepean Highway, Highett, Bayside, Victoria 3190, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall, good value for money. Great location when you need to be south of city. Personally found the bed uncomfortable compared to previous night in Hotel in Melbourne city of similar value. I have stayed here before and will again because of location.

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Caen, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We spent 3 nights at this "out of town" motel. The rooms are fine but a railway line runs just behind and the trains start around 5 am tooting as they pass the hotel. Also there was a local neighbourhood party which prevented us from sleeping. The soap & shampoo were not replaced during our stay so we were a... More

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JackC2012, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Buckingham International, responded to this review

Dear Kazza1436, Thank you for very first review on Tripadvisor. We apologize for the inconvenience caused to you due to our location being so closed to Railway station. With Melbourne’s Public Transport, the train services starts fairly early and we can imagine the inconvenience of anyone who is on holidays. Our team was unaware of any other guests reporting the... More

Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is a beautiful place to stay. The room is clean and nice. I saw some reviews saying the heater didn't work. Both the heater in room and bathroom were working fine in my case. Staff are very nice and friendly too. I like this red brick wall building.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

There are plenty of shops nearby (walking distance probably 10-15minutes). If you were driving to the hotel, you will need to make a U turn if you are on the opposite direction (the hotel can be seen easily with alittle effort). The room is clean and comfortable. Wifi is available for free which is great. I was staying on the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Perfect to for us to stay half way between the city and the peninsula. This property is always spotlessly clean. Good parking. Prefer ground floor no stairs for me. No traffic noise even though on Nepean Highway.

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Melbourne
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

OK, its not that posh but its a gem of a property. Good size rooms with FREE WiFi, reasonably priced mini bars and in my room a HUGE TV! Even though my room was facing the street the double glazing worked a treat and I had a great night sleep. The Bar and Restaurant on site is also of high... More

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a 3 bedroom unit over Easter and the accommodation was clean, comfortable, spacious and in an excellent location walking distance to shops and transport. The only thing that let us down was no in-room laundry facilities (difficult to use communal facilities when you have a baby and toddler) and no bath or laundry sink to bathe small... More

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Wantage, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Recently refurbished to a high standard. Free wi fi, good restaurant, helpful staff, coin operated laundry room and bags of hot water. Close to metro station for easy access to Melbourne CBD and Brighton and Sandringham by car. Good value for money hotel out of town.

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27 hotel reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We arrived early to a very warm welcome and an upgrade to a family room on the upper level. We had heavy cases and there was no lift but the room was spacious and the beds comfortable. Oddly though, there was limited storage with virtually no drawers - totally unsuitable for a family staying for more than a night or... More

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JackC2012, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Buckingham International, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your detailed review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your time sharing your valuable thoughts. Our team is looking in to your comments and we would take necessary actions. We are sorry to know that we couldn’t impress you enough. Thank you once again for choosing us on your Melbourne trip. Yours sincerely, The Buckingham Team More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed for 5 nights- wife and 2 staff- while on business in Melbourne. For Melbourne city it is a little far out, but OK. Staff very helpful in helping to change from double room to apartment when the staff arrived, and also in taking delivery of some printing for us. Thanks for that. The rooms were comfortable, but there... More

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JackC2012, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Buckingham International, responded to this review

Good morning Dennis, It was a pleasure to have you stay at our property. We are glad to know that you found our team polite and helpful. We also appreciate your suggestions via email and are happy to inform you that we have changed all the dining chairs in the apartment. In regards to your comments about price, we would... More

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Address: 1130 Nepean Highway, Highett, Bayside, Victoria 3190, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Bayside > Highett
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Buckingham International 4*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Enjoy your stay at this boutique venue surrounded by gardens in Melbourne bay side area, comprising 72 modern 4 star rooms, onsite restaurant, 4 conference rooms and outdoor pool and is a proud winner of “Certificate of Excellence 2013” from Trip Advisor. Excellent Location• 2 KM to Moorabbin & Cheltenham• 3 KM to beach and Bay side suburbs such as Sandringham & Brighton• 0.5 KM to Highett train station• 17 KM to Melbourne CBD• Less than 5 KM to leading golf courses in the area• 9 KM to DFO factory outlets• 1.3 KM to Southland Shopping centre• 10 KM to Chadstone Shopping centre -Fashion Capital of Melbourne • 10 KM to Caulfield Race Course• 42 KM to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport• 6 KM to Moorabbin Airport• 15 KM to Grand Prix Circuit – Albert parkBuckingham is located on Nepean Highway in the heart of the Moorabbin- Cheltenham business district in the south eastern Suburbs of Melbourne.Buckingham International offers • 24 hours reception• Restaurant offering hot breakfast and healthy dinner choices • Bar open daily from 5 PM onwards • Room service option available 24 hours • Free off-street parking• Valet dry cleaning service• Onsite washing and drying facilityOur newly renovated rooms features • Modern & elegant decor• Luxury beds with triple sheets • 42" flat screen television• Complimentary high speed Wi Fi access• 8 free Digital Foxtel channels including movie and sports channels• Ergonomic Work desk• High security keyless entry• Spa bath in Executive Spa suites and many more luxury extrasOur RestaurantAJ's Bar and Bistro is the perfect dining experience – offering exciting international cuisine as well as popular local produce with professional service and a relaxed atmosphere. You can find your choice of variety of wine, beer and cocktail ranges in our drinks menu. Loving the warm weather in Melbourne?Feel free to catch up with friends for drinks in our courtyard or use our BBQ area. Trying to keep you fit?William Fry Reserve is only two minutes away best of either a short walk or a quick run. Offsite Gym passes are available from reception upon check in. (Nominal Fees apply). Waves leisure centre with pool and gymnasium is also about 3 minutes driving distance.Our team awaits to welcome you at the Buckingham International. ... more   less 
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