3.7 out of 5

"We had an overnight stopover whilst travelling to the snow. The room was basic but did the job. The shower could have been cleaner but not really an ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 01 Jul 2018

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Hotel Description

At ibis budget Canberra you'll be 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from EPIC and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Kamberra Function Centre. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 75 rooms feature LCD TVs and desks.

This business-friendly hotel has free WiFi in public areas and a lift. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this Watson hotel include Canberra Centre and Australian National University.

Triple Room (1 Bunk and 2 Singles)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$77* Per night/room 25 Aug. - 26 Aug.

Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

ibis budget Canberra ratings based on 763 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for ibis budget Canberra

Everyone (484) Couples (119) Business (5) Students (5) Family (139) Other (1)
3 out of 5
This is very basic and small roooms all budget focused

Posted by on 20 Aug. 2019

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4 out of 5
Quiet location. Liked the option to use the "common room" for meals.

Posted by on 17 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Aug. 2019 by Reception

Hi Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to provide us with your fantastic feedback! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that we were able to assist you during your stay. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to welcome you back to the hotel when you next visit Canberra! Kind Regards Deeptee Jhurree Assistant Manager

4 out of 5
Basic room but clean and staff friendly and willing to accommodate early check in.

Posted by , from Southern Highlands on 15 Aug. 2019

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17 Aug. 2019 by Patrick

Hi Grace, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to provide us with some feedback. I am delighted to hear that your experience with our reception staff was a positive one, and that you were satisfied with your stay. Thank you for sharing your experience with us, and we hope to welcome you back to the hotel on your next visit to Canberra. Kind regards, Patrick Gullotto General Manager

4 out of 5
Great for an overnight stop.On the single bed 1 blanket in the midde of winter isn't warm enough for a child or adult.

Posted by on 14 Aug. 2019

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17 Aug. 2019 by Patrick

Hi Anon, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to provide us with some honest and valuable feedback. I am glad to hear that for the most part it was a pleasant experience. Next time we would be more than happy to provided extra blankets upon request, or assist with adjusting the heating for you. Thank you again for sharing your experience and I hope that we have the opportunity to show you a more enjoyable stay when you next visit Canberra. Kind regards Patrick Gullotto General Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Aug. 2019

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10 Aug. 2019 by Patrick

Hi Anon, Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to provide us with your fantastic feedback! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for sharing your experience with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel on your next visit to Canberra! Kind regards, Patrick Gullotto, General Manager

5 out of 5
Motel was good, good price. You get what you pay for.

Posted by on 21 Jul. 2019

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22 Jul. 2019 by Reception

Hi Jess Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to provide us with such positive feedback! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for sharing your experience with us, and we hope to be able to welcome you back to the hotel on your next visit to Canberra! Kind regards, Deeptee Jhurree

4 out of 5
Helpful and polite speaking staff,Good cleanliness and Hyhiene all over. Enough linen and good heating in winter.Not too far from the main town, lot of shopping and fuel close by. This was the best place I could find within my budget. Cheers.. Thanks ibis

Posted by on 19 Jul. 2019

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20 Jul. 2019 by Reception

Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to provide us with your fantastic feedback! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that we were able to assist you during your stay. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to welcome you back to the hotel when you next visit Canberra! Kind Regards, Deeptee Jhurree Assistant Manager

1 out of 5
Good receptionist. Bunk bed mattress was like a block of wood wrapped in thick plastic. The bathroom smelt like an open sewer and was unusable, we had to leave early and shower etc when we finally arrived home. The heating unit made a loud ticking noise all night long. Will not be back.

Posted by on 13 Jul. 2019

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20 Jul. 2019 by Reception

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Ibis Budget Canberra. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Ibis Budget, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely, Deeptee Jhurree Assistant Manager

4 out of 5
a bit noisey, but generally the student were quite good.

Posted by on 9 Jul. 2019

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20 Jul. 2019 by Reception

Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to provide us with such positive feedback! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Though I am sorry you experienced some noise issues. Thank you for sharing your experience with us, and we hope to be able to welcome you back to the hotel on your next visit to Canberra! Kind regards Deeptee Jhurree Assistant Manager

5 out of 5
Great clean rooms and facilities at the right price

Posted by on 8 Jul. 2019

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20 Jul. 2019 by Reception

Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to provide us with such positive feedback! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for sharing your experience with us, and we hope to be able to welcome you back to the hotel on your next visit to Canberra! Kind regards Deeptee Jhurree Assistant Manager

About the ibis budget Canberra

Location 15 Tay Street, Watson, ACT 2602

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly ibis budget Canberra also features laundry facilities and a lift. Free self parking is available. This Watson hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 75 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) (14.9 km / 9.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ibis budget Canberra offers 75 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. This Watson hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • LCD television
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.

Ibis budget Canberra has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
Guests arriving after 9:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • ibis budget Canberra Hotel
  • ibis budget Canberra
  • Formule 1 Canberra Hotel Canberra
  • Formule 1 Hotel Canberra
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.