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Pensione Hotel Melbourne - by 8Hotels

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Frankston South
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great. Friendly and professional staff they went above and beyond to help us. Ace brekkie get the French toast. Loved the courtyard room. Thanks for everything we loved it and would defo recommend to friends and stay again 😊

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Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed overnight for work and was really impressed with the location, so close to Southern Cross station and where I needed to go in the city. Room was great value, nice and close with everything you need. Had breakfast in the little cafe downstairs. Absolutely delicious, I had the bacon benny which I'd highly recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was greeted by a young man with the most fantastic moustage. He really took his time to explain all about the hotel and the city sights in a very positive way. Our room was small - shoebox size (they also have matchbox size must be VERY small), so we had a bit of a challenge fitting our suitcases. Bathroom also...

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

Hi Charlotte, Thank you for your review! We are sorry about your uninvited guests. Rest assured our routine pest control took care of the issue, and advised it was likely a one off in relation to the obscure weather! Jake is absolutely rapt to hear his moustache (and warm attitude) made an impression a lasting impression on your stay! Thanks...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for one night in February. The staff were very accommodating and friendly, checking us in far earlier than regular check in time. The room was small but perfect for the two of us and within walking distance of the crown casino and many restaurants, pubs and service stations. Would definitely stay again!

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

Thanks Casey T, Lovely to have you stay with us, and wonderful to hear you enjoyed the service and location. We look forward to your next visit!! Warmest regards Team@Pensione

Jujin-dong
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's little bit far from the centre and supermarkets such as coles and woolwothes and It's really noisy at night because of the pub next to the building! The employees and room are very nice and good!

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

Hi , Jujin-dong, We are sorry to hear the external noise was an interference to your comfort on this recent visit. Our friendly team are available 24/7 to assist with any concerns at the time. For the benefit of our other readers, do speak with our friendly reception team about the location of our closest supermarkets. There is a Woolworths...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a double room for my mid week stay for work. The room and shower is small but it's enough for one person traveling light for business. The bathroom basin is not much bigger than my toiletry bag. I can imagine for 2 people with luggage this can be a struggling. There is also matchbox, showbox room type I...

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

Thank you D3B5, We offer 7 room categories, all with unique appointments! If more space is what you are after; we really recommend to speak with our friendly reservations team before your next stay, so we can tailor the right room type and size for you! Also to satisfy that wonder we'd gladly provide you a tour of our Shoebox...

Kariong
Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose the hotel because it was recommended by the organisers of a conference I was attending. It's very conveniently located, just a short walk to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Also, it's a short walk from Southern Cross Station so it was easy to get to after catching the Skybus from the airport. The hotel has a lovely...

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

Hi S3900QQkeithp, Our central location can make it difficult to escape the hustle and bustle of this west end of the city. That said we are quite lucky most of the time, and our friendly team are always available 24/7 if there are any concerns that we can remedy at the time, such as neighbouring noise or the right type...

Traralgon, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bed was comfy, shower was small. Maybe about 170cm door height and had to walk through side ways. Hotel was in good location about 10min walk from southern cross station. Friendly staff and easy check in

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

Thank you twin22016, We can certainly look at a larger bathroom appointment on a future stay! Wonderful to hear your bed was comfy and that you had a nice easy and value for money experience! See you again. Team@Pensione

Colac
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean and tidy hotel. Close to everything needed. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone travelling to Melbourne. Whether for Business or Pleasure. It was well air conditioned and the amenities were quite sufficient for a short stay

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

Hi waynecM8176GD, Your recommendation is absolutely appreciated! We will be delighted to have you stay with us again. Warmest regards Team@Pensione

Zillmere
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must compliment the staff on their efficiency, and helpfulness. My room was neat and tidy and well-cooled. The restaurant served good food and provided a welcome atmosphere. The reception stored my belongings before and after check-in hours which was very convenient.

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

Hi francoisv395, Thank you so much for your compliment to our team, we are humbled to hear it and our absolute pleasure, of course! Hope to welcome you back again in the future! Warmest, 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 

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Address: 16 Spencer St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Price Range: £25 - £194 (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
#39 Family 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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