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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know it's a budget hotel but seriously it was that bad that we ended up spending the night elsewhere. Complete waste of money, small room, the TV on the wall was fixed and small, the bathroom had a step to get into which looked like a portable toilet. Just horrible, Iv stayed at the Ibis Budget before and it...

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Kangaroo Island, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately this was a last minute booking as there was nothing left in Canberra, I've been in budget ibis hotels and this was the worst and most uncomfortable nights sleep I've experienced, the shoe box sized room with the old window air con that sounded like a lawn mower all night, plus the ridiculous shower with no proper step or...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

the room was expensive given the fact that it is a 'budget' hotel. the bathroom was more like an airline sized toilet! it was just like okay nothing great about it. i would rather spend an extra few bucks when a much better place is available around the same price. not coming back here.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 1-night stay here was to help break up a longer trip and booked on line on the day pretty much based on price. We paid $99 and so wasn't too surprised (or maybe we were) I guess when there was a bunk bed running over the top of the double bed and an enclosed plastic bathroom with toilet and...

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Thank Rozlynne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's now way overpriced. Was once really good value but all of the Ibis Budget places are not so now. Accor really didn't reduce their rates at all for this season, even though far, far superior establishments much closer to the city, were offering crazy Christmas time reductions which brought them within a smidgin of Ibis Budget. There was a...

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Thank Colin M
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

At times of major events the price of hotels in the city becomes extreme. If you only need a place to sleep and have a shower than this place is suitable. The rooms are small and the bathroom is more like a pod, however on the night I was in town it was significantly cheaper than alternatives. City is easily...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My family and I recently had a bad experience at this hotel, which was more like a hostel, but $129 per room per night. When we arrived, we saw that the rooms were smaller and much dirtier than in the online photos, with dead bugs on the walls and stains on the floor and furniture. The room also did not...

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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This motel is great value for money to explore the capital city. This motel is located on the outskirts of Canberra. You will need a car to get around to visit all the attractions and a free car park is included.

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Smallest room I've ever been in. Not big enough for 2 peopel to be out of bed at the same time. Bathrm is a fiberglass shower/toilet modual approx. 2 metre's sq. located several klm. out of town, nearest food is 4 klm. away. Ok for single backer.

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Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was the worst stay I have ever made in an hotel. The guests were so noisy with a party I guess and whoever was next door kept on banging the door and kicking the wall, or so it seemed to me. I was tired from a day outside and would have expected to sleep well. Instead I did not...

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Additional Information about Ibis Budget Canberra

Address: 15 Tay St | Antill Street, Watson, Canberra 2602, Australia (Formerly Formule 1 )
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: RM263 - RM347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ibis Budget Canberra 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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“No rooms, find somewhere else”
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“Anywhere near the staircase is a noise disaster.”
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“All rooms should be equal in size. It is small but nobody chooses a budget hotel for a longer stay.”
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“Pick one facing away from the main highway”
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