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By a verified traveller on Sat 22 Jan 2022

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Hotel Description

At ibis Budget Fawkner, you'll be 11 km (6.9 mi) from DFO Essendon and 11.5 km (7.2 mi) from Melbourne Zoo. Highlights at this hotel include free in-room WiFi.

Flat-screen TVs and desks are featured in all 103 rooms. Additionally, refrigerators and free toiletries are available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and express check-in. Additionally, you'll find a coffee shop/café and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available on weekdays between 7 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 20-minute drive of this 3-star Fawkner hotel include Queen Victoria Market and Marvel Stadium.

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$50* Per night/room 20 Feb. - 21 Feb.

Standard Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

ibis Budget Fawkner ratings based on 326 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.3 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 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 Fawkner

Everyone (239) Couples (39) Business (3) Students (3) Family (40)
4 out of 5
Good room for the price

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2022

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4 out of 5
Affordable close to everything friendly staff

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Jan. 2022 by Rizwan Kazmi Hotel Manager Ibis Budget Fawkner

Dear Jenny, Thank you for taking the time to review Ibis Budget Fawkner. It gives us immense pleasure to find out that you were satisfied with your recent stay at our property. We hope to welcome you back to Ibis Budget Fawkner in the near future. Kind regards,

1 out of 5
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Posted by on 9 Jan. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Jan. 2022 by Ibis Budget Fawkner Team

Dear Rozy, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Sincerely,

2 out of 5
Was okay but won’t be going back, not very clean and didn’t have much things to use in the hotel

Posted by on 9 Jan. 2022

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20 Jan. 2022 by Ibis Budget Fawkner Team

Dear Reema, Thank you for taking the time to review Ibis Budget Fawkner. Please accept my sincere apologies for not been able to meet your expectations. Cleanliness is our top most priority and please be assured that we will be taking needed steps to rectify the issues mentioned. We hope to welcome you back to Ibis Budget Fawkner. Kind regards,

3 out of 5
Vert clean room

Posted by on 26 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Dec. 2021 by Rizwan Kazmi Hotel Manager

Dear Christine, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Ibis Budget Fawkner. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Rizwan Kazmi Hotel Manager Ibis Budget Fawkner

1 out of 5
Hairs in bathroom Man sleeping on a couch in entrance Cheap and nasty place to stay

Posted by on 16 Dec. 2021

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26 Dec. 2021 by Rizwan Kazmi Hotel Manager Ibis Budget Fawkner

Dear Belinda, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Ibis Budget Fawkner. 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,

3 out of 5
No good amenities and staff not so welcoming

Posted by on 15 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Dec. 2021 by Rizwan Kazmi Hotel Manager Ibis Budget Fawkner

Dear Binita, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Ibis Budget Fawkner. 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,

2 out of 5
TV remote is not working. Air conditioning unit is vey old and making horrible noise. Bed springs are poking all over body..very old bed.

Posted by on 10 Dec. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Dec. 2021 by Rizwan Kazmi Hotel Manager

Dear Srinivasa, Thank you for taking the time to review Ibis Budget Fawkner. Guest satisfaction is our top most priority and we would have liked to have served your needs better. Please accept my sincere apologies for this. Please be assured that we will be taking needed steps to make sure we rectify the issues mentioned with top most priority. We sincerely hope that you will provide us the opportunity of serving you better in the near future. Kind regards,

1 out of 5
Worst place I have ever stayed in my life Worst mattress ever. I woke up with a sore back after 3 hours and never fell sleep again. Not recommended at all. Hi

Posted by , from South Morang on 10 Nov. 2021

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17 Nov. 2021 by Craig K

Dear Shahram, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience and do apologise that we fell short with the comfort of the bed. I will follow up with the room you stayed in and replace this bed as required. Thank you again for taking the time and we do hope we can welcome you back and endeavor to win back your faith. Kind Regards, Craig Kelmar General Manager

2 out of 5
Beds are far from comfortable unless you like the feeing of springs. Customer service is below par, however they did change rooms for us due to a window issue to another room that had different issues. Plenty of parking. Ok for a 1 night stay

Posted by on 8 Nov. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Nov. 2021 by Craig K

Dear Blane, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience and do apologise that we fell short with the comfort of the bed and in our service. Which I will follow up with the team directly and also work through the the concern with your bed in that room. Thank you again for taking the time and we do hope we can welcome you back and endeavor to win back your faith. Kind Regards, Craig Kelmar General Manager

Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. Public spaces have free WiFi. The business-friendly ibis Budget Fawkner also features a vending machine, a garden, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Melbourne hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 103 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Metro station: Gowrie Station (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Ibis Budget Fawkner offers 103 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary toiletries and blackout drapes/curtains. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast on weekdays from 7 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests should use the reservation number found on their booking confirmation for self check-in after 8 PM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 7:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at ibis Budget Fawkner

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.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards 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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. 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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are 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 follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

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 9 per person (approximately)

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

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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Frequently asked questions

*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.