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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

This property is not in the most desirable area of Melbourne. I don't mean to say it is unsafe but certainly not a great area to walk, dine, shop...etc. I stayed eight nights because I had no choice within a 5 km radius. The only other decent property in that area closed down. The hotel seems to attract a mixed... More 

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Reviewed 27 January 2015

We had trouble with the after hours entry but other than that, a pretty good facilty. Very clean room, good well lit carpark. For the money, this is a good place to stay. Easy to access from the RIng road and close to the airport.

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 25 January 2015

Ok sized room for one night for a single or couple, not for families. Good free parking. Close to fast food, a club with not bad food and supermarkets. Really dirty room, hair everywhere, marks/stains on bedding, on arrival had to wipe urine off toilet seat. Our child put their towel on the floor and my wife wouldn't let her... More 

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Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Despite its bright yellow gaudy appearance this hotel is not 'cheap and nasty' it is 'affordable and compact.' We had an event to attend in the city which we caught the train directly to. The closest station was a 5 minute walk. The staff on arrival at the hotel were friendly and extremely helpful. There is carparking available in a... More 

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Port Fairy, Australia
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Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Having stayed in Ibis budget before I knew what to expect. You don't stay on these places for anything other than a bed. Good location for an early flight. Nothing more. They are clean and basic no more.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

We used this as a cheap 'head down for the night before an early flight' place. The room was clean but incredibly basic. Wooden floors, artex on all the walls and ceilings and a shower/toilet that wouldn't look out of place on a plane. I didn't feel entirely safe here. We had a hire car in the car park. There... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

I must say that it really saved my night because it's really close to the airport (5 minutes walking) and I really needed a room to stay after 9 hours flight. I arrived there after midnight and I found a room for a ridiculous amount of money: it was clean, but small... and there is no elevator (are you serious??)

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Le Mans, France
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Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

Room 242 is on the edge of the building, maybe it's forgotten by the staff? We had the room for 3 guests. One of the beds was undone so had to struggle on the top bed at midnight before trying to sleep. Unfortunately even sleep was really hard because the window wouldn't close and the room was really close to... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Ibis Budget Melbourne Fawkner

Address: 1401 Sydney Rd | Sydney Road, Fawkner, Moreland, Victoria 3060, Australia (Formerly Formule 1)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Moreland > Fawkner
Price Range: RM228 - RM295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ibis Budget Melbourne Fawkner 2.5*
Number of rooms: 103
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“Rooms on the north side have the best view, but are noisy. South-facing rooms are the quietest, but you'll be facing a brick wall.”
  • View of car park and M80 Freeway onramp. Maccas/Coles/Kmart is just in the background.
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  • View of M80 freeway interchange with Sydney Road from room
 of 5 bubbles Mubd1234, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“not enough blanket and bathroom is very tiny”
 of 5 bubbles tassieyasmin, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there's an elevator so if you have mobility issues, you want to be on the ground flood.”
 of 5 bubbles KristyGrl, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the back rooms off Sydney Road, there still trains but traffic noise not as bad”
 of 5 bubbles LizNutty, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“do not stay in any of the rooms if you can help it”
 of 5 bubbles sheridan318, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
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