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“CBD basics” 3 of 5 stars
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Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   97 - 103 Elizabeth Street | Near the Corner of Collins & Elizabeth, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)   |  
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Ranked #108 of 171 Hotels in Melbourne
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“CBD basics”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Flew in near midnight. Got a room for $84. TV, ensuite, towels and air conditioned. Corner of Colin & Elizabeth street. 15 minute walk to southern cross train station. 24 hour reception. $9 breakfast if you want it. Warm bed ready for ongoing travel next morning. Not for the executive traveller. Good for those on a budget.

Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Perfect location, cheap clean room. nothing fancy very good for the price.
Overall Great value for money.
Great for traveling with family or friends and you would like to stay in one room.
Bathroom and bedroom is a little small not much storage area but given the price and location it didn't bother me at all.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have stayed at the Ibis Budget twice now and both stays have been excellent. This is a budget hotel so you know what to expect. The staff are helpful and friendly, the rooms are clean. Showers are small but hot water is plentiful and adequate for the price. This hotel is so conveniently placed. It is a short walk to everything Melbourne has to offer. We have already booked to return in February.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

This hotel was much better when it was formula one hotel, the location is it's best thing.the staff are friendly but the room was in very poor condition.the bed is very good(firm/hard).shower goes from hot to cold very quickly(be careful).food outlets are very close to the hotel,tram stop is just outside the front door.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for about a month, location very handy, worth the money spent. Reception lady very helpful.
Rooms are bit tiny with little provisions so I would advise you to bring your own basics.
Could get noisy at times but overall satisfactory.

  • Stayed May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 97 - 103 Elizabeth Street | Near the Corner of Collins & Elizabeth, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Formerly Hotel Formule 1)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
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Ranked #108 of 171 Hotels in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ibis Budget Melbourne CBD 2*
Number of rooms: 146
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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