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Reviewed 6 October 2016

ok place, great for budget. Wish the service counter were a bit more polite. Other than that, everything else suits our needs and budget. I did not have breakfast, but would be great to have use of the common facility if it was staffed.

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Thank Alphacha
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Room was mouldy the so called toilet v shower is like the size of an airplane toilet sorry for your rating but terrible not even hand towels, third adult bunk was not made up and but really nice staff....

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Well as the name goes its a wonderful budget hotel. Pocket friendly and has the best amenities that one can expect within this price range. Rooms are cosy and clean. Service excellent. All the hotel staffs and sply the couple who run the hotel are very helpful and friendly and made our stay memorable. Highly recommended!!

Thank Koyel S
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Fantastic hotel room and comfortable bed i ever had in any hotel(i love the pillows). Staff very friendly and they did the best to make the stay comfortable. Such a lovely and absolutely warmth welcome during check-in by the receptionist. The room service was divine, i have never had this kind of touch ever during my previous stays in other... More 

Thank Rajesh M
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband and I stayed at Ibis Budget for 3 days. It was excellent, room was warm and clean. The staff was very helpful and friendly and greet guests warmly.It has all the facilities which all you require.The room and hotel were extremely clean. The hotel location was nice .You will save a lot of money and have a comfortable... More 

Thank Heena M
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is budget accommodation but think I'd rather spend a bit extra for something better. The couple running the place were lovely, so friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble. It advertises free wifi, they don't mention it isn't available in the rooms. You have to go downstairs where the office is to hook up but there are... More 

Thank Jocelyn M
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

I forgot how poky and small the rooms at Ibis Budget are. If you are claustrophobic, don't stay there. Are room was infested with ants (we told staff). There is NO access for disabled people (I am walking disabled). I had trouble using the steep step into the even smaller bathroom that felt like a port-a-loo.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed there for one night in August. The reception staff was very pleasant to deal with. The room itself was nice. It had a double bed, TV, small ensuite, tea and coffee making facilities and a clean room. All in all it was a very pleasant stay!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Room was great, heater worked well, comfy bed. Room and bathroom were very small however it was fine for a one night trip. The front desk guy was super friendly even called to ask how far away I was as they were closing check ins. Great for the price, was lovely and cosy.

1 Thank Mollie W

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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: RM272 - RM411 (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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“All rooms should be equal in size. It is small but nobody chooses a budget hotel for a longer stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 767steffeng, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick one facing away from the main highway”
 of 5 bubbles cleaner53, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room above the office to get wifi in your room, or at least on the same side as their main entrance to avoid some highway noise.”
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 of 5 bubbles jocelynm587, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor as there are no lifts.”
 of 5 bubbles bronc709, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter but there is no elevator”
 of 5 bubbles AOK3, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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