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4.4 out of 5

"Nice clean, quiet and large room. Friendly staff. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 29 Jun 2020

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Melbourne awaits you at Best Western Plus Buckingham International. You'll be 1.2 km (0.7 mi) from Southland Shopping Centre and 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Victoria Golf Club. Highlights at this beach hotel include a restaurant, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy free WiFi, sitting areas, and free newspapers, featured in all 73 individually decorated rooms. Premium bedding and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. 24-hour room service, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

The restaurant, Busbys Restaurant and Bar, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Enjoy the fitness center, spa tub, and seasonal outdoor swimming pool. 2790 square feet (259 square meters) of event facilities include a conference center, and other business amenities include a business center. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also RV/bus/truck parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 4-star Highett hotel, you'll be 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from The Kingston Centre and 3.8 km (2.4 mi) from Royal Melbourne Golf Club.

Standard Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$102* Per night/room 21 Aug. - 22 Aug.

Executive Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive King Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Two Bedroom Apartment

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Best Western Plus Buckingham International ratings based on 455 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western Plus Buckingham International

Everyone (261) Couples (134) Business (3) Family (67)
5 out of 5
Nice clean, quiet and large room. Friendly staff.

Posted by , from Ocean Grove, VIC. on 29 Jun. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Jun. 2020 by Front Office Manager

Dear John , Thank you for 5 out 5 review. We look forward to welcome you back to Buckingham International.

4 out of 5
It was close to where my son lives and very convenient and reasonably priced

Posted by on 27 May 2020

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28 May 2020 by Front Office Manager

Dear Guest , Thank you for taking your time for this glowing feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcome you back again to Buckingham International.

5 out of 5
Good service, friendly staff and clean amenities. Easy location to access and ample vehicle parking. I would recommend that you give it a try.

Posted by , from Warrnambool Vic. on 22 Mar. 2020

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22 Mar. 2020 by Ali

Dear Tommy, We appreciate your feedback, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Best Western Plus Buckingham International. Kindest regards Ali Kelly Front Office Reception

5 out of 5
The location was close to where we needed to be for a function. Hotel room was very clean and beds were comfy. There was not a lot of noise and staff were very friendly. Would stay again.

Posted by on 18 Feb. 2020

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19 Feb. 2020 by Front Office Manager

Dear Guest , Thank you for the 5 Star review ! I am pleased to read that you had enjoyed your stay with us and that our team was able to provide the level of service we are striving to achieve. I will ensure your feedback is passed over to our reception and housekeeping teams. It was our pleasure to take care of you.

5 out of 5
Great location, quite surroundings, secure parking

Posted by on 31 Jan. 2020

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3 Feb. 2020 by Front Office Manager

Dear Guest , Thank you for taking the time to leave a feedback, it's greatly appreciated. I'm glad to hear that our central location and quiet surroundings made for a great stay in Highett and hope that we can welcome you back again soon.

4 out of 5
Convenient and staff helpful. Restaurant was closed

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2020

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20 Jan. 2020 by Front Office Manager

Dear Ed , Thank you so much for your review. We are pleased to hear we met your expectations. I'm pleased to hear that our staff were able to help make the most of your stay and we hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

4 out of 5
Everything about the property was good. The breakfast was excellent. The lady doing the breakfast was so happy and nothing was a problem. She was working the dinning room alone so run off her feet. 😊

Posted by on 19 Jan. 2020

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20 Jan. 2020 by Front Office Manager

Thank you so much for your review. We are pleased to hear we met your expectations. I'm pleased to hear that our staff were able to help make the most of your stay and we hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

4 out of 5
Good value for money. Comfortable accommodation and facilities.

Posted by on 3 Jan. 2020

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13 Jan. 2020 by Front Office Manager

Dear Guest , We would like to thank you for the lovely feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you again to Buckingham International.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 30 Dec. 2019

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30 Dec. 2019 by Front Office Manager

Dear Guest , Thank you for the 5 out of 5 feedback.

3 out of 5
It was convenient for our needs. Close to a major shopping centre and public transport.

Posted by on 28 Dec. 2019

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29 Dec. 2019 by Front Office Manager

Dear Guest , Thank you so much for your review. We are pleased to hear we met your expectations. Here at Buckingham International Hotel Highett, we pride ourselves on our excellent location. So we are glad to hear that you were satisfied with the convenience of it. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the near future.

About the Best Western Plus Buckingham International

Location 1130 Nepean Highway, Highett, VIC 3190

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Best Western Plus Buckingham International offers its guests a seasonal outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. Event space at this hotel measures 2790 square feet (259 square meters) and includes a conference center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the family-friendly Best Western Plus Buckingham International. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Victorian Melbourne hotel.

  • 73 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2790 sq ft of conference space
  • 259 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

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 , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (51.9 km / 32.2 mi)
  • Metro station: Highett Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus Buckingham International offers 73 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and complimentary newspapers. These individually decorated accommodations have separate sitting areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones.

  • Sitting area
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Electric kettle
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Busbys Restaurant and Bar - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 25.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Best Western Plus Buckingham International

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 may be 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of We Care Clean (Best Western) guidelines.

  • One child stays free
  • UnionPay
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines We Care Clean - Best Western
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 200.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 25.50 for adults and AUD 17 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 25.0 per day

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

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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