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BreakFree on Collins

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Nelson Bay, Australia
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Great location, helpful friendly staff, clean and comfortable rooms. Absolutely nothing to turn us off about BreakFree on Collins. Would happily, and will happily, recommend to friends or family. A++ 👍

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

Good Morning Josh, Thanks for the review - brilliant to hear that we hit the mark on location, staff and rooms. Look forward to having you or your recommendations back in the near future for some more Melbourne adventures. Kind Regards

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Main bedroom couldn't be slept in because of the noise coming from the air conditioning unit outside. Window dressing (vertical blind) didn't open or close and were dirty and damaged. Carpets worn. Considering what I paid it was very disappointing.

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

Good Morning Katrina, Thanks for the review. I am disappointed to hear you had issues with external noise during your stay. I am in constant talks with managers from our surrounding buildings on how best to manage the noise from their side. Unfortunately, not much I can do by way of persuasion. I must admit a little surprised that the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Great location and was lucky to get an industry rate which was most appreciated. Reception a unique set up. My friend checked in before me and no one was there, the girl appeared and told her she was out the back because she was hungry. She also had to ask for more than 1 key and asked to return once...

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

Good Morning Catrion, Thank you for the review. I am disappointed to hear your friend had some issues with the staff. You can be assured I will utilize your feedback to re-brief the evening shift on their responsibilities (even if on their own) in terms of service style and etiquette. You had been upgraded free of charge to our premium...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Second time stay. Best location to be found if your travelling to Melbourne. Rooms very clean. Not many extras. Expect to pay big $ if you stay during a busy time. Friendly helpful staff. Like I said its all about the location.

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

Good Evening Ian, Thanks for taking time to leave a review. The location is definitely unbeatable for Melbourne trips. We are a basic rooms offering (3 star) and aiming to produce a clean, comfortable and central stay in Melbourne's CBD for the value conscious traveler. It seems on this occasion we hit the mark. Hope to have you back again...

Tweed Heads, Australia
Reviewed February 12, 2017

The room was amazing, great view very clean room, service was incredible and the location of the hotel was great as it was very close to everything. Was quite convenient having a tram stop at the front of the hotel too could barely hear it most nights.

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

Good Evening Kyle, Thanks for the brilliant review. Great to hear that everything hit the mark during your stay and that the location allowed you to get out & about in the vibrant city of ours. Hope to see you on your next Melbourne adventure. Kind Regards

Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Would recommend this accommodation for those wanting somewhere central and reasonably priced. I have stayed here before and would certainly return again !!! Luggage storage for early arrivals and friendly staff to greet you.

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

Good Morning Obsession, Thanks for the review, and great to hear you find the luggage store helpful - makes a big difference if you don't have to cart the bags around town whilst awaiting your room or flight. Hope to see you again on the next girls trip. Kind Regards

Eltham, Australia
Reviewed February 11, 2017

2 bedroom apartment tucked away and surprisingly quiet right in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. Lovely bathrooms, good kitchen, cute balcony. We were in the city to see a musical at Her Majesty's Theatre and decided to stay over and have breakfast in the city before going to work. Would stay there again.

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

Good Morning Burley, Thanks for leaving a review. We're definitely primely placed for thatre and CBD breakkie outings. Some iconic café laneways within 2mins walk of our front door and with Melbournes free CBD tram network just outside, the city is your oyster ...or smashed avo. Hope to see you again soon.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Don't book here if you are more mature, the beds were terrible and lounge chairs so low that hip or knee replacement people can't sit anywhere, and we had the most expensive suite. Otherwise facilities were nice. Also WiFi was NOT free and parking rather expensive, location was great though.

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

Good Morning Frances F, Thanks for leaving a review - sorry to hear you found the new furniture additions uncomfortable. We have been getting great reviews on the new bedding, We do have some matress toppers (for extra softness) and dining settings with high set moulded chairs available on request should our guests feel they need a different option to...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed February 9, 2017

Really pleasant accommodation in the centre of Melbourne . Free tram outside the entrance. Very quiet for the centre of the city. Easy check on and out with luggage storage availableGreat having extra space with kitchen and lounge room area

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

Good Evening 54, Thanks for leaving a review about your recent stay with us at Breakfree on Collins, Brilliant to hear you found everything you needed and that the location suited your Melbourne adventures. Hope to see you again soon.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Best Melbourne CBD accommodation location. We would definitely stay here again!!! Everything was within easy walking distance and supermarkets (Coles & Woolies + liquor) in the same block. How good is that! If you love coffee (Hopetoun Tea Rooms) & chocolates (Haigs) this location is heaven.

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Good Evening Richard, Thank you for the great review. Its good to see people appreciating the value in our apartments for the middle of Melbourne's funky CBD precinct. Everything is at your doorstep, or if it's not then a tram that takes you there for free is :-) Thanks again and see you next time.

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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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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 

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Address: 233 Collins St | Level 6, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
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Price Range: $88 - $201 (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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“I expect the high floors might have quite a nice view.”
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“I was lucky to get a room not facing Collins Street so it was quiet and couldnt hear any traffic”
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“If u have no other choice and have to stay at this hotel get a back room”
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