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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Single bedroom apartment was basic but comfortable and had everything you needed. Perfect location on Collins St - everything is within walking and tram distance. Great place to base yourself when working and holidaying in central Melbourne.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Reservation team came through with our requests at time of booking. Apartment was clean and functional, everything worked well and good location. We were able to get a little extra check out time free of charge and received a balcony room as requested. Room included and kitchen with all facilities and washing machine too!

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Warrnambool, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rooms could have been a bit cleaner and do need some overdue maintenance but overall the price was right location was spot on rooms had plenty of room walking distance to everything just need to lift their game on the cleanliness of rooms.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy. Friendly. Clean. Exactly what is needed when having short stay in Melbourne- especially the focus of business is in the central CBD. I would be happy to stay there again. Split level apartment could only be accessed by lift to one of the two floors.

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yagoona nsw
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the location just so handy to everything. Need an upgrade on the washer/dryers though, old and tempremental. Comfy beds/great service. Will recommend to anyone going to Melbourne. Will definately be back.

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Sydney
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Disgruntled that we were given a different booking 'upgrade' which reversed the spatial chosen booking. Housekeeping fab - actually noted which teas we liked and supplied more. Location - total convenience. Tram just outside takes you to Southern Cross St for airport shuttle, Walking distance to Flinders St if local and shops nearby.

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Bendigo
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fairly comfy bed. Clean bathroom. Cockroaches in the kitchen. Sliding door to bedroom would not close.Sliding door to balcony was difficult to close as you had to really slam it. Staff were lovely and very friendly. Good location right in the heart of the city

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Burnie, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Would be much better with adequate cleaning. Toilet was quite dirty (visible from the bath) kitchen was dirty (cupboards, benchtops etc), dryer full to bursting with lint, washing machine filthy! Location was fantastic though!! Being evacuated on our first night due to someone burning food at 1:30 wasn't fantastic either

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are happy with the room. It is specious and has good natural lighting. The location is also great, only short walk to Collins st shopping strip and the Bourke st mall. However the corridors are very old and unmaintained - looks very run down (scratches, dents, minty coloured wall paint) The service was below satisfactory. Won't be staying again!

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Albury, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay. The Staff were helpful. Great Location. Our Room was clean except for a grouting blob in the shower which didn't look great on first inspection. Bed was comfortable and we used the 2nd BR as a 'dressing room'.

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Adrian L, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Good Morning Elaine, Thanks for leaving a review. Great to hear the room ticked all the boxes and that you were able to utilize the free upgrade to house some of your belongings - some extra space rarely goes to waste. We are currently re-doing all the silicone and grouting across the property room by room, soon everything will be...

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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)
When you're staying in the heart of Collins Street you'd expect to pay a lot more, but these self-contained apartments are an absolute steal. BreakFree on Collins Apartments (formerly Darling Towers) are fully equipped with absolutely everything you need from a dishwasher to stove and oven to broadband internet access. The reverse cycle air-conditioning keeps you comfortable no matter what the Melbourne weather is dishing out. BreakFree on Collins features One or Two Bedroom Apartments that are modern, stylish and comfortable. You'll love the location with free CBD City Circle tram right on your doorstep, designer outlets, heritage buildings and famous department stores nearby. Go all hip in the intriguing little lanes that Melbourne is famous for or catch a bit of culture at the many art centres and museums. Of course there's sport, the Rod Laver Arena hosts the Australian Open, the AFL Grand Final is held at the MCG or you can catch one of many exciting games at Docklands Stadium. You won't want to miss the Melbourne Cup and the rest of the Spring Racing Carnival or perhaps you just want to head on over to Fitzroy and Acland Streets St Kilda to get amongst the funky and colourful mix of restaurants, people and places of interest. Choose from One or Two Bedroom Apartments and Deluxe Apartments or take in the views across the city and go right to the top in a BreakFree on Collins Apartment with Balcony. No matter what your budget or how many of you are travelling, we have an apartment to suit. You'll have 24 hour access to reception, tour desk, secure parking nearby and everything in the usual BreakFree friendly style. Your room includes broadband internet access, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, hairdryer, all amenities as well as tea and coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BreakFree on Collins

Address: 233 Collins St | Level 6, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
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Price Range: £74 - £175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BreakFree on Collins 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Darling Towers On Collins Hotel Melbourne
Darling Hotel Melbourne
Darling Hotel On Collins
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“Chose a room that has been renovated”
 of 5 bubbles 15lynr, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Back rooms have no view, but are pretty quiet”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you are getting a refurbished room, forget the rest.”
 of 5 bubbles 999Caveman, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic location for the free tram system area, close to Bourke st Mall, restaurants and police station”
 of 5 bubbles Happycamper2010_10, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't do it. One star is too many for cleanliness.”
 of 5 bubbles judentom, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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