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Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is Good value close to southern cross station for early morning flight jump on the sky bus much ch eager than hotels at the airport! You are close to all restaurants and city attractions. I highly recommend fir sleeping over night to catch the sky bus!

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was a great hotel! We stayed in shoebox room, which we knew would be small, and it was. However the room layout was smart maximising storage space and layout, smaller bathroom but spacious shower. It didn't feel small and was very comfortable. Room was always made up each day and always very clean. Not much noise from neighbouring units...

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Numurkah
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love staying in the courtyard rooms with my Bulldog. They're like little secret gardens in the cbd. The beds are always comfy. Some of the rooms are pretty small but it's an old building so that's to be expected.

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Hi christinemP1230BJ , What a lovely description, thanks for sharing! We hope to see you and your Bulldog again very soon. Warmest regards Team@Pensione

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well located hotel in Melbourne CBD with excellent rooms. Staff are very friendly, helpful, enthusiastic and efficient, nothing would be too much trouble for them. All aspects of the hotel are well maintained and in good working order.

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Daniel_Allia_AM, Front Office Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Hi TCtravellor, Thank you for your lovely review. Rest assured your kind words will be shared with our team. We certainly hope to have you back in the future and wish you a great weekend ahead! Warm regards, Team@Pensione

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hotel. Really friendly staff. Even received a call the day before to confirm arrangements and arrival time. Staff were really helpful. Room was clean and well set out. Ambience of hotel was lovely. Walls were a bit thin, but otherwise the room was great for the price. Hotel is centrally located, close walk to Southern Cross train station and...

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Daniel_Allia_AM, Front Office Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Y5983ZBbenr Thanks for your lovely review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our teams efforts, including our front desk pre arrival calls. We cant wait to have you back and wish you a fantastic weekend ahead! Warm regards, Team@Pensione

Colac
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Pensione is in an extremely convenient location to Southern Cross station. It is not far from the CBD and a five minute walk to the Crown Casino. The room we had contained a very tiny ensuite whuch is ok if youre only staying for one night. Very comfortable beds and clean room.

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Daniel_Allia_AM, Front Office Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear M3837DUamandab Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you had a convenient and comfortable stay. We wish you a great weekend ahead. Warm regards, Team@Pensione

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice and lovely hotel. Im impressed. Great location i swear, a bit walk to Crown Casino and Southern Cross Station. The bathroom is very tiny but that is acceptable. Another great hip hotel with a nice service one.

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Daniel_Allia_AM, Front Office Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear kalawinv, Thanks for your review. Thank you for your kind words, it is very humbling for our team. We wish you a great finish to the week and hope to have you stay again soon. Dont forget to contact our team directly for a special return guest discount. Warm regards, Team@Pensione

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights, good location for trams & restaurants. Rooms on the small side especially the bathrooms but otherwise good, nice and clean, crisp white bed linen and soft fluffy towels. Staff were always very friendly and helpful. They let us leave some of our luggage with them when we spent 3 days driving along the great...

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Daniel_Allia_AM, Front Office Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Lesley8487, Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a lovely recount of your Pensione experience. We are glad you appreciated the service from our team. Wishing you a great finish to the week and we hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, Team@Pensione

Darjeeling
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the hotel over a month ago on a business trip. The hotel is located centrally and walking distance to everything in CBT and thats the best part. But the room i stayed in and few of my collegues were tiny with even tiny bathroom. Probably okay for single travelers but if you are sharing then it is...

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Hi PravinDarjeeling, We appreciate you taking the time share your feedback from your stay in March - Thank you. For the benefit of other readers, we offer 7 styles of rooms types with varying appointments depended on their location in the hotel. We know that one size does not fit all, and will do our best to ensure the comfort...

Bangkok
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location and comfy room but the shower and toilet is very tiny. Nice bunk bed and got spaces to open bags. Very helpful and friendly staffs even we ask them a lot of questions. Easy to get to hotel from sky bus and walking distance to dfo and crown. Will definitely come back.

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Daniel_Allia_AM, General Manager at Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels, responded to this review

Hi Benjapornl2017, We are so happy to hear you had a nice stay and will indeed return in the future! Please be sure to ask our friendly team about some of our more spacious room varieties (if this is important to you), for your future visit. Thank you also for your kind words regarding our team! See you again. Team@Pensione

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modelled on the original European pensione hotels, the Pensione Hotel Melbourne combines original turn of the century building features with modern design and soft tones, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.Set behind a beautiful Heritage-listed façade, the Pensione Hotel offers boutique interiors, breathtaking hospitality and incomparable value for money.Featuring all the desired hotel amenities, with warm and inviting staff that have a great knowledge of the local area, the Pensione is perfectly suited as a base to explore Melbourne. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels

Address: 16 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: ₹ 4,797 - ₹ 10,696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels 3.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Pensione Boutique Hotel Melbourne
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#18 Business Hotel in Melbourne
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“Town location so neither room we stayed in had a good view but we were out all the time so didn't really matter”
Lesley8487, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best for single travelers, the twin or double rooms are very small.”
PravinDarjeeling, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you spend a lot of time in the room it may pay to upgrade. If you know that you want to stay in Melbourne shop early and watch prices.”
donw336, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had two trio rooms, on the first floor and both were quiet.”
va-parker, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the the internal atrium are probably quietest.”
grubduck, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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