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Victor Harbor, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Services was good, just loved the location which speaks volumes especially if you are on a budget just being able to walk or catch free tram to most places, little disappointed with the cleanliness of room on the surface looked real good, but honestly probably due to the age of building I thought it could have been cleaner especially the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have stayed here several times and whilst it could do with a revamp it is a perfect location. Very handy to Flinders St Station and within walking distance to the MCG, A short walk and you are at Bourke Street Mall. We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment which had 2 single beds , a queen size bed and also... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked four months in advance requested specifically one bed unit and some kind of view. Was given a very small two bedroom - you could not walk around the double bed and second floor, so looked directly at the pipes etc on the next building. I did see reception the next morning, as the room was to small. Had the... More 

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Geelong, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location with a tram stop right out the front. Many restaurants and shops very close by. Nice clean room with good kitchen facilities. Comfortable beds with great blackout curtains. Extremely cheap room price at time of booking through Wotif. Price increased significantly prior to our trip as I was looking to book a second room for another family member.... More 

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Adrian L, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Good Morning Karen, Thanks for the review. Great to hear you got in early and snagged a good deal for such a central location. The old supply & demans adage definitely rings true in CBD accommodation the closer we get to the dates. Look forward to seeing you again (book early) More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location. Tram right outside. Unit was clean but felt a little sterile. Staff friendly and very helpful. Perfect location for a city look around stay which is what we were there for. Would stay again.

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Adrian L, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Good Morning Kristine, Thanks for the review. Great to hear you found the location fab and that the room was clean and comfortable. We will continue to add little touches to give warmth over the coming months. See you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of 3 ladies stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment. Room was serviced daily and very clean. The only thing missing was a full length mirror as there was only one very small mirror in the bathroom. Great location highly recommended.

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Adrian L, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Good Morning Annemaree, Thanks for taking some time to leave a review & for the constructive feedback about the addition of a full length mirror. Though our bedroom cupboards have sliding mirrored doors a more accessible mirror for the travelling party is a great idea. Thanks again. More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food crumbs on sofa, broken taps,light switches & air con. So dusty we all struggled to breath. Stained sheets on uncomfortable beds no welcome booklet or info on hotel or area. 1 of worst hotel we have stayed at

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at this property before it was being taken over by breakfree. At that time, it was a 5 stars stay: central location, reasonable price, clean and free wifi. However during this stay, firstly it was unexpected for us to find that you need to pay for wifi. After checking into the apartment, we found that the apartment was... More 

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Adrian L, Front Office Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Sylvia, Thanks for the review. Whilst I definitely challenge your assessment of the prior business and the condition of the room under their management we do value your feedback and have assessed the cleaning items you mentioned. The "triple sheeting" of our beds allows a much more hygienic practice than the utilization of covers and is utilized in... More 

Mount Beauty, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location - close to arcades, DeGraves St and Flinders Street station. Easy walk with a suitcase from Flinders St station. The apartment was quiet even though it faced busy Collins Street. The bed was very comfortable. Great value for money when travelling with a family. Staff were friendly and helpful. We walked past the place a couple of times... More 

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Adrian L, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Michelle R, Brilliant to hear you took advantage of our great rates and snagged some CBD value on your recent trip. Less on accommodation means more for the fun stuff like turmeric latte's and deconstructed coffee's in Degraves St. Once the refurbishment is all done we will be adding some self-lit signage to the building which will increase... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good location, very obliging friendly staff. Had a room near the lift so it was noisy. All amenities in the apartment and generally good value for the money. Would stay there again but request a room as far from the lift as possible. Good secutiry.

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Adrian L, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Good Morning Don, Thanks for taking some time to leave a review. Its great to hear the staff were helpful and definitely put a little request on your next booking as we always try and honour as best we can. Glad you felt safe & secure during your stay and see you next time. More 

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you're staying in the heart of Collins Street you'd expect to pay a lot more, but these self-contained apartments are an absolute steal. BreakFree on Collins Apartments (formerly Darling Towers) are fully equipped with absolutely everything you need from a dishwasher to stove and oven to broadband internet access. The reverse cycle air-conditioning keeps you comfortable no matter what the Melbourne weather is dishing out. BreakFree on Collins features One or Two Bedroom Apartments that are modern, stylish and comfortable. You'll love the location with free CBD City Circle tram right on your doorstep, designer outlets, heritage buildings and famous department stores nearby. Go all hip in the intriguing little lanes that Melbourne is famous for or catch a bit of culture at the many art centres and museums. Of course there's sport, the Rod Laver Arena hosts the Australian Open, the AFL Grand Final is held at the MCG or you can catch one of many exciting games at Docklands Stadium. You won't want to miss the Melbourne Cup and the rest of the Spring Racing Carnival or perhaps you just want to head on over to Fitzroy and Acland Streets St Kilda to get amongst the funky and colourful mix of restaurants, people and places of interest. Choose from One or Two Bedroom Apartments and Deluxe Apartments or take in the views across the city and go right to the top in a BreakFree on Collins Apartment with Balcony. No matter what your budget or how many of you are travelling, we have an apartment to suit. You'll have 24 hour access to reception, tour desk, secure parking nearby and everything in the usual BreakFree friendly style. Your room includes broadband internet access, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, hairdryer, all amenities as well as tea and coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BreakFree on Collins

Address: 233 Collins St | Level 6, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Price Range: $90 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BreakFree on Collins 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Darling Towers On Collins Hotel Melbourne
Darling Hotel Melbourne
Darling Hotel On Collins
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