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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It doesn't get better than this for budget travellers wanting a great place to stay at a great price. The rooms are small but the service and amenities big. I have stayed over 12 times and wouldn't stay anywhere so Else.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the lovely feedback and regular patronage! warm regards from all the crew here at Break Free Bell City, regards, Raph Hotel Manager

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to stay.Only required the room which was clean and tidy with a comfortable bed. Pricing was excellent value. I would stay at Break Free Bell City Preston next time if I have to over night in the area.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the great feedback! we look forward to your next stay, regards, Raph Hotel Manager

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It felt like a home away from home. I was staying in Melbourne for 2 weeks of training and usually have trouble sleeping in hotels. However break free had a very homely feel to it. The room was very cosy and close to trains etc. Staff were also ver pleasant and helpful.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the wonderful feedback! lovely having you stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back again next time, kind regards, Raph Hotel Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was clean and we had a lovely view of the swimming pool. Breakfast was nice, just the food could have been hotter ( sausages, bacon and eggs ) Staff friendly in the breakfast area. Not happy about paying for parking when you stay there.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the feedback regarding your stay with us, and wonderful to see you enjoyed our $15 hot breakfast buffet offering, we look forward to welcoming you back next time! regards, Raph Hotel Manager

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whilst the bed was comfortable and the view was great, I was shocked to see how small the room was. It was so small that the toilet was in the shower. For another $15 I could have stayed at a caravan park and got a seperate bedroom, large living and huge bathroom.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback regarding your stay with us. As an FYI, for $10 more you could stay in a budget double with us that has a double bed as well as a more conventional toilet & shower layout. Our micro budget single studios are indeed very micro! we do hope next time you stay with us you give...

Moama, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good value for money. Clean, tidy comfortable room. Very comfortable bed. Friendly staff. Café served good meals.I would stay at Break Free Bell City Preston next time I have to over night in Melbourne.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the wonderful feedback regarding your stay with us! we look forward to welcoming you back next time, regards, Raph Hotel Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just stayed one night. Found too many bugs in the room. Moths and mosquitos, etc. Otherwise it was good. A nice, cheap stay that was simple enough to check in. Although, as part of our booking, a buffet breakfast was included, however little did we know it was only included for one person out of the two person room. That...

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback regarding your stay with us. Assuming you booked a double or a queen room, then breakfast would absolutely be for the both of! wishing you all the best & safe travels, Raph Hotel manager

Euroa, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Conveniently located close to The Austin Hospital with nice views. We enjoyed dinner at the Bar & Grill. Buffet breakfast was easy fresh & hot. The mattresses could do with an update. Recommended. I will be back again.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the wonderful feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future, all the best, Raph Hotel Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One star was for the staff, which is friendly and competent and willing to work hard for you. The other star is because I'm generous. The budget 1 single unit is terrible. Not clean and the architecture is ridiculous. The shower and toilet are in the same space. Not the same room; the same space. Perhaps the other units are...

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback regarding your stay with us, and wonderful to hear you appreciated our great staff culture! Our micro single studios are indeed just that....micro & single. We would refer you to the 3D cad image we have on all of our online channels as well as on at the TV at reception. We do appreciate though...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The rooms were neat and clean, staff obliging. JD's cafe/bar offered reasonably priced lunch and dinner meals, breakfast was included in our rate. There is a good sized pool, I was there for a conference so didn't have the chance for a swim.

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GeneralMgrBellCity, Manager at BreakFree Bell City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the wonderful feedback and we look forward to hosting you again in the future, kind regards, Raph Hotel Manager

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
BreakFree Bell City offers premium accommodation in the centre of Melbourne that is affordable and offers everything you need in the one place. Situated 9 km from the Melbourne CBD and 20 minutes from the main airport in Melbourne, public transport is also just 5 minutes' walk from the hotel, making this hotel highly accessible to everything Melbourne has to offer. Within the complex you'll find a great range of facilities surrounded by landscaped gardens, including a large resort pool, BBQ, gymnasium, games room and sauna. There are several onsite restaurants including Chill Restaurant & Bar, the Pantry Cafe and JD's Diner. The Pantry Convenience Store also supplies essential goods you may need during your stay including milk, bread, fruit and vegetables. There is also a shared kitchen if you'd like to cook onsite, or head into Preston and dine at one of the many cafes and restaurants. Choose from the Budget 1 and Sleep & Go rooms, which feature wireless internet access (WiFi), LCD TV with Foxtel channels, private ensuite bathroom, work desk and tea and coffee making facilities. Many of the rooms have large floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Melbourne skyline and its surrounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BreakFree Bell City

Address: 205 Bell St, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia (Formerly Budget 1 & Sleep&Go)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Darebin > Preston
Price Range: €52 - €90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BreakFree Bell City 3.5*
Number of rooms: 87
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Sleep & Go Bell City Hotel Preston
Sleep And Go Bell City
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