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Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport

2.5 of 5
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Caldwell Drive | Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine, Victoria 3045, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport
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Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Tullamarine
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel for a very short stay after a long international flight. I had read the reviews but as my stay was for 10 hours I thought I could cope with the low expectations. It is very much a budget hotel, although I'm not sure the price could be considered budget. The room itself was clean but quite small... More 

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Tasmania
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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The friendly staff members at the reception were the only saving grace! The rooms were terrible - forcibly modified demountable structures reminiscent of prison cells! I've stayed in 'budget hotels' all over the country and around the world. This was less 'hotel' and more 'emergency shelter with (dated) attempts at cosmetic cover up'. If you're going to call it a... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just have to give this budget motel a plug. I booked my parents into here last night after they came back from a long haul flight. Before their plane arrived I was able to get a key card to their room and put some things in there for them. The room is basic, but it does have an ensuite,... More 

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Wales
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31 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You always get what you pay for at an IBIS budget hotel and this one is no different. The rooms are clean, the bed comfortable but not a lot of space or extras. However very convenient for the airport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there last month, receptionist jasmine made our stay beautiful with friendly and professional service and will love to stay there again. Highly recommend!!!!!!! Really worth to stay there. Thanks IBIS AND JASMINE😊😊

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great for an overnighter between flights. We arrived around 9.50pm and reception was still open which was great, we were welcomed by a friendly cheery bloke who after realizing we had 2 HUGE bags and another smaller one, put us on the ground floor. Perfect. We settled in then went to reception to grab a coffee and... More 

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Don C, Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review . We agree that we are indeed a great place for an overnight stay between flights . How nice to read you found the walk from the terminals to be easy and that your room was clean, neat and tidy . We look forward to welcoming you back in the future . Kind Regards... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only spent 10 hours at the Ibis, but it is within walking distance from the airport so was great to have a shower, freshen up and have a rest. Not close to any reasonably priced restaurants except McDonalds.

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Don C, Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review . It's so nice to know we could provide you with a shower, and the ability to freshen up and have a rest - and with only a short walk to the terminals . Kind Regards Don ibis Budget Melbourne Airport More 

Warrnambool
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the room was clean it is very basic accommodation. No lift to first floor so you have to carry your luggage up the stairs. Pillow was flat . The shower and toilet is in moulded like cubicle so when you have a shower all the toilet floor gets wet as there is no screen. Reception is not open until... More 

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Don C, Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the comments posted . We acknowledge that our rooms are basic and designed for overnight stays . Our services and amenities are limited but we are pleased to know you found the rooms to be clean. We do not agree there is a rate difference of only $20 and believe there to be a much more... More 

Cairns, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, Comfortable, Warm & Conveniant. Couldn't ask for more. Although coming from the Middle East with a stop over in Melbourne until the flight the following day back to Cairns - The walk from the airport to the hotel was FREEZING but a short walk and just what you need after 30 hours of flying. I definitely recommend it! I... More 

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Don C, Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review . It's great to know you found our hotel to be clean, comfortable, warm and convenient . We look forward to welcoming you back in the future . Kind Regards Don Manager ibis Budget Melbourne Airport More 

Western Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only a minutes walk to the airport makes this very convenient. Lots of food available at the airport. Smallest room in Australia? Not well designed. Very basic but clean and tidy. No kettle in the room but they provide a TV (maybe I'm old fashioned). OK for one night with an early flight. Very fair price for the location.

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Don C, Manager at Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review . Our rooms as compact and designed for overnight stays, and being a budget hotel they have limited amenities . It's nice to know you found them to be clean and tidy - and we agree that we offer a very fair price for our very close proximity to the terminals . Kind Regards... More 

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