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Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels

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  • Average13%
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“shoebox room”(75 reviews)
“great location”(434 reviews)
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All reviewsshoebox roomsouthern cross stationgreat locationrooms are smallspencer streetshower doorshort staycrown casinothe ground floorsky bustrain stationdouble bedshort walkpublic transportone night staywould stay againfree tram
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I just needed a pillow to lay my head on, so I searched for the most affordable, in the best location. Pensione fit the bill and exceeded my expectations. Clean, quiet, and terrific location. Room was small but I'm 6'3 and I managed fine. Cheers...More

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Response from Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8HotelsResponded yesterday

Hello Sweenmachine2018, You are most welcome! Thanks for sharing your experience for us and others to read. Hope to see you again! Team@Pensione

Reviewed 3 days ago

A well priced & value for money stay in a good location be it the rooms a bit on the small side. Other than that met expectations for the requirement of this trip. Adjoining café was a plus providing ease to getting a good quality...More

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Response from Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8HotelsResponded yesterday

Scottyp66, Awesome to hear your stay met your expectations and you saw the value in what we offer! Thank you for staying and for sharing! See you again. Team@Pensione

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights as part of a whistlestop tour of NSW rooms are clean & have basic facilities however are a little on the small side that said we were really only using them for sleeping in. Food facilities are limited...More

Thank Andrea H
Response from Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8HotelsResponded yesterday

Hi Andrea H, Thank you for staying and for highlighting what you liked about your visit. We also appreciate the praise for our wee Cafe! it is a cool little spot and we are very proud of it. Thanks again Andrea, hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This sad tale starts with a room with no window. My evening was interrupted hourly with either offensive music, screaming swearing matches or slamming doors - literally every hour until 4.30am! I travel a lot, but I got to say I did not feel comfortable...More

Thank Chellybelly1234
Response from Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8HotelsResponded 3 days ago

Dear Chellybelly1234, We are terribly sorry to hear that your stay felt uncomfortable. It is also a shame to read that your experience began on the wrong foot in regards to your room allocation; This can often be a quick rectification with our dynamic 114...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I just stayed one night after arriving in Melbourne before heading out to Tasmania. The hotel is in an excellent location, 5 minutes walk from Southern Cross and the Skybus airport shuttle drop off point. It is also walking distance to all the main attractions...More

Thank JR1348
Response from Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8HotelsResponded 3 days ago

Hi JR1348, Lovely to have you stay with us and thank you very much for sharing what stood out to you about the experience! Your feedback helps us shape the service that we offer and it is always changing. Thank you again and hope to...More

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US$69 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Melbourne
#18 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#45 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
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US$69 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Melbourne
#18 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#45 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
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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
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carolparkin02
September 7, 2017|
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Response from Chief B | Reviewed this property |
Buy a bus card. Buses or trains for AUD 4.2 each time and daily maximum is $ 8.4. Buses or trains in city are free. And about food, don't forget to try the coffee, deserts, and classic Aussie steak.
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djcunningham57
August 11, 2017|
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16 minutes' driving or 35-40minutes' catching buses. The hotel is near the southern cross station and you can take the buses or subway there.
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Room Tips
"Book a larger room for extended stays."
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"If you are planning on travelling light, then a shoebox room should be big enough"
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"stay away from Spencer street facing rooms because of the noise"
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"Avoid the corner rooms"
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