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Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was the worst I had ever stayed in. Nothing like what I saw on the internet. Some of the staff were however friendly and helpful. I just wish the person who took my reservation had told me about the shoe box room and how small it was. I just noticed in the email after my booking that it...

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Nioland Bay
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found the location of the hotel very handy as it was very close to trams and bus station. Convenience store just a short walk away. The staff were very friendly, the room very clean although the shower and sink tiny!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Close to Southern Cross Station (where the Air Bus from the airport arrives) and close to various tram lines made this a perfect spot for an interstate traveller arriving by plane and using public transport while in town. Had the 4th level apartment, which is the only one on that level, with nearby access to the rooftop. Good space for...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is a comfortable walk from Southern Cross station so provides easy access from the SkyBus City Express from the airport. Also a convenient distance from the Convention Centre that provides good value and a comfortable stay.

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

Hi Leanne C, Great to hear we provided you a comfortable stay convenient to your needs at the Convention Centre! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future! Warmest regards Team@Pensione

Tullamarine, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff great and very helpful. Bathroom and toilet area very small and for the size of the room a little overpriced although saying that there was the Adele concert on at Etiahad Stadium so I would assume accomodation was at a premium.

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

Dear U5734PJpeterj Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and in particular the team's service. You are correct in saying that prices will fluctuate according to high demand periods and Adele performing over the weekend was one of those occasions. We certainly hope to see you again and wish you a great weekend ahead! Warm...

Meadowvale Qld
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Close to southern cross train station, crown casino and exhibition center. Clean comfortable and affordable. Staff are very friendly and helpfull. Stayed in a twin room not a big room but has everything you need.

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Pensione Hotel was perfectly situated for my business and pleasure events. Loved the quirky things about the hotel. All the little touches. Staff were friendly and so helpful. Nothing was a bother.

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

Dear charlyneg2017, Thank you for your amazing review. We are thrilled you enjoy our little home away from home and you appreciated our quirky little features about the place. We cant wait to have you back for all your business and pleasure needs! Have a fantastic weekend. Warm regards, Team@Pensione

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Situated diagonally opposite to the Spencer Street train station and Sky bus depot this smart little Charming Hotel is very handy to all CBD attraction / businesses. For what it lacks in Space it makes up in charm and appeal as well as location. let's admit it, you don't come to a hotel to be a Fred Astaire and dance...

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

Dear seadooreg, Thanks for taking the time to review Pensione. We are thrilled you found your experience to be exactly what you were after and also value for money. You are always welcome back and we wish you an amazing weekend ahead! Warm regards, Team@Pensione

George Town, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Close to all that I wanted to see but thought it was over priced and bathroom way to small. Staff was nice and helpful, beds was ok for a few nights stay and like I said it was close to Dfos casino and Spencer st bus and train station

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

Dear 292annettej, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are stoked you enjoyed your experience and found it convenient. We are sorry you felt it was expensive, just so you are aware the prices for rooms do change city wide according to demand and special events. If you are looking at returning in the future...

Au
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our night with Adele was made even more wonderful by our choice of hotel, the Pensione was just across the road from Edihad Stadium and Southern Cross Station so we left the car at home, trained in, partied and crashed in comfort! The team at reception could not do enough for us and the room service coffee was restorative and...

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

Dear 101leanneg What an amazing review! Thank you so much for taking the time to recount your experience. Your kind words will be shared with Kelly & the team. Wishing you a great weekend ahead! Warm regards, 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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $104 - $430 (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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Also Known As:
Pensione Hotel Melbourne - By 8 Melbourne
Pensione Boutique Hotel Melbourne
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#8 Best Value Hotel in Melbourne
#18 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#39 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#45 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
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“We had two trio rooms, on the first floor and both were quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles va-parker, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the the internal atrium are probably quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles grubduck, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Good luck finding a decent room”
 of 5 bubbles MartinJ285, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would recommend to get a room on an upper floor and facing Spencer Street, for a view and queiter away from music at cafe or bar”
 of 5 bubbles Narelle57, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room at the back away from Flinders Street and possibly on the 2nd or 3rd floor. Mine was lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 2SallyM, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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