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Ibis Budget Melbourne Airport

Caldwell Drive | Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine, Victoria 3045, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
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Ranked #6 of 6 hotels in Tullamarine
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
CWriggles Avenel, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Avenel, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rooms are extremely small but for the price and for one night it is perfect. Everything is clean and breakfast is just lovely. An added bonus was that the man on duty in the morning was very friendly and helpful.

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40 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Formally a Formula 1 hotel, the place hasn't changed and is still a good option if you are leaving Melbourne early or arriving too late for connecting flights. Rooms are very basic but beds and pillows are comfortable Coffee and tea are available near reception as is a basic breakfast option to buy if required. Fast food outlets are also... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for a transit from Canberra to Jakarta. its location is in walking distance from the terminal, just follow the sign board. As the budget hotel the room is a bit small. The bed and the bathroom was fine. Good for transit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Organized 7 am check in got there to be told there was no rooms available till 9am. Had to suggest to reception to check if a room was free. Rooms are small. Dirty aircons that barely work. Toliet and shower I have seen better in caravan parks. No water pressure and had to squat to get under shower head. Would... More

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

Thank you for the feedback received regarding your recent stay with us . So sorry to read that you would not recommend us . Unfortunately it is unclear as to who you organised the 7am check in with . Our staff members are aware that to promise an early check in at that time of the morning would be very... More

Kingscliff, Australia
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45 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ratings here should be according to what you are booking. It is a budget hotel not the novotel! As it is - a great choice - cheap - clean and 5 minutes walk from the terminal. They could do with a few more signs - especially from the BP servo around to the hotel

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

Hi and thank you for your review . We really appreciate your comments given . We are indeed a budget hotel and we never pretend to be something else . It was most pleasing to read that you found us to be a great choice - being inexpensive and clean with a 5 minute walk to the terminals . We... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rang a head of time and was told to call when landed in Melbourne so we could check in early.. the rude woman behind the desk didn't greet us when we walked in.. instead we were told to wait until 9am, then it changed to 930. Came back at 930 again no greeting just a rude toned " you still... More

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

Thank you for your comments . It was disappointing to read that the receptionist on duty at the time was rude . We always try to accommodate early arrivals as best we can . Sometimes there are delays in trying to get rooms ready quick enough for waiting guests, particularly early in the mornings . However there is no place... More

Conisbrough, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is meant for a one night stay, which thankfully most people who are at an airport hotel would be taking anyway. It's cheap by the airport standards, but not by Ibis Budget standards. For example, in the UK, you can often pick Ibis Budget rooms up for £19/29, whereas I paid £60+ for this one which was the... More

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

Hi, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay at our hotel . We are indeed disappointed to read of your comments regarding the rooms . We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the hotel and your review will be discussed with the housekeeping staff concerned . All our websites do in fact have the information regarding the automated... More

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Address: Caldwell Drive | Melbourne Airport, Tullamarine, Victoria 3045, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Tullamarine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Hotel Formule 1 Melbourne
Melbourne Hotel Formule 1

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