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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Smallest room I've ever been in. Not big enough for 2 peopel to be out of bed at the same time. Bathrm is a fiberglass shower/toilet modual approx. 2 metre's sq. located several klm. out of town, nearest food is 4 klm. away. Ok for single backer.

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1Thank JIM C
Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was the worst stay I have ever made in an hotel. The guests were so noisy with a party I guess and whoever was next door kept on banging the door and kicking the wall, or so it seemed to me. I was tired from a day outside and would have expected to sleep well. Instead I did not...

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1Thank V8607ZHpaulg
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This hotel was very basic as you would expect for the price. The bathroom was very small but clean . The bed was fine . It's a good place to stay for one maybe two nights and it's close to the centre of Canberra. It advertises a continental breakfast for $9p/p I wouldn't recommend this at all. Bit of bread...

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1Thank Yvette C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It's not the Ritz but did the job for one night passing through Canberra - basic rooms but spotlessly clean, comfortable bed, tea and coffee making facilities and good shower. Check in staff were very friendly and called in advance to confirm our arrival time and that they were holding our room for us. For somewhere to lay your head...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

It is a budget hotel, so we were not expecting too much of it. But in fact it was way worst then we expected! The bathroom is the size of an airplane toilet, it has the toilet seat and the shower (whoch has no door or division. They just provide bath towels, so there was no other thing to dry...

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1Thank Marcela S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very basic place to stay but decent for sleeping. Good place for a night or two or a s a stop over. Reasonable distance (about 5-10km) from the main city centre of Canberra. Helpful staff. Free car parking facilities.

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1Thank AdrianDB84
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Ok I get that it's a budget motel. I only stay in budget motel when it's all I can get. Canberra can get booked out at times. The Staff were friendly that's about it. The room had mould on the walls. The shower toilet had a step up and it was like a large porta loo with a shower. No...

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2Thank Craig H
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Booked in the staff are friendly but needs some detail cleaning of cobwebs and mould but it did have hot water and clean linen and is good for a one nighter if I was the owner I would attend to these cleaning issues -as this would improve the room ambiance and bring in more customers.there is adequate parking and free...

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Sydney
Reviewed 6 October 2016

ok place, great for budget. Wish the service counter were a bit more polite. Other than that, everything else suits our needs and budget. I did not have breakfast, but would be great to have use of the common facility if it was staffed.

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Room was mouldy the so called toilet v shower is like the size of an airplane toilet sorry for your rating but terrible not even hand towels, third adult bunk was not made up and but really nice staff....

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Address: 15 Tay St | Antill Street, Watson, Canberra 2602, Australia (Formerly Formule 1 )
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: €59 - €82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ibis Budget Canberra 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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“Anywhere near the staircase is a noise disaster.”
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“All rooms should be equal in size. It is small but nobody chooses a budget hotel for a longer stay.”
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