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BreakFree on Collins

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Wallsend, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

In terms of location its awesome, close to everything, but if you are a light sleeper then a good night sleep here may be hard to get with you being able to hear pretty much most noises outside, even in hallways it seemed to echo for us

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Brisbane
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Courteous and helpful staff. (Reception is on 6th floor.) Superb location situated directly to the free City tram enabling easy and quick access to lots of tourist sites. Well appointed and comfortable apartment.

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Cairns, Australia
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Excellent location! Lanes and arcades all close! Trams out the front and on the corner! Very comfortable beds! Well appointed kitchen and good size fridge! We really enjoyed our stay and the value for money!

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raphaelkozminsky, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for sharing your feedback with us regarding your stay here! It is wonderful to hear that everything went so well, and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future, all the best & safe travels, Raphael General Manager

Greater Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was VERY difficult to find the place due to the hotel being in a building occupied by other businesses and poor signage. But very clean, friendly and close to everything we wanted to do in Melbourne

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raphaelkozminsky, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback with us! it is indeed a little tricky to find us here, although it is wonderful to hear that you so enjoyed your time here! in the future we will be having some substantial communal area & general refurbishments happening, which will hopefully improve some of our exterior signage...

Scarborough, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As you know we have stayed here on and off for the last few years, including as recently as November 2016. This room allocated to us was probably in the most poorest of condition of rooms we have stayed in. We know you are in the process of upgrading the rooms, but I would have thought that with my conversation...

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raphaelkozminsky, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback. Unfortunately as Adrian is no longer working here, we are uncertain what was discussed between you both. as an FYI only about 20% of our rooms face Manchester Lane, and of the unrefurbished rooms there are only a handful. Consequently, and as a general rule, we never promise rooms to anyone, we can merely request...

Sale, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Facility maintenance was terrible. The use of a domestic latch that had sharp edges in the ensuite was stupid. The shower was a joke and the fact that a repair of the shower head with a single screw had been attempted demonstrates a very poor standard of maintenance more akin to a home handyman than a corporate facility. The tv...

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raphaelkozminsky, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback regarding your stay here, and apologies the standard of the latch wasn't to your liking. Hopefully you loved are sensational location and keen pricing! all the best & safe travels, Raphael General Manager

Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed there lots of times and have always been happy. NOT THIS TIME. Hot water took at least 5 minutes to come through (no exaggeration).Try having a shower and waiting that length of time! Also Tumble dryer didn't work so we had clothes all over the room to get them dry. I mentioned both of these to reception...

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raphaelkozminsky, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for sharing your concerns with us, and apologies in this instance a combination of a few room niggles & some other rude guests negatively impacted your stay with us. Please dont hesitate to contact me directly asap (raphael.kozminsky@breakfree.com.au) so that we can ensure we do a little bit extra to spoil you on your forthcoming stay with us!...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall a great value for money stay with ideal location to our conference venue. lovely to have in room service each day (beds, dishes etc). Only a couple of small points to improve which have I fed back to hotel staff already (eg fix toilet roll holder). Thank you

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raphaelkozminsky, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the feedback, and for letting us know RE the loose toilet roll dispenser! all the best & safe travels, Raphael General Manager

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another successful stay at BreakFree on Collins. It is so convenient for trams, trains, shops and theatres. Staff was so helpful, particularly in moving us to another room when there was a problem with the hot water supply in our initial room.

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raphaelkozminsky, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the feedback regarding your stay, and wonderful to hear we were able to correct any issue you had when it was brought to our attention, all the best & see you again next time! Raphael General Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

stayed there before under name of Darling Tower on Collins. It was quite dark at that time. Booked a newly renovated 2 bedroom this time, the room was bright and more comfortable. Will stay there again.

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raphaelkozminsky, General Manager at BreakFree on Collins, responded to this review

Hi, Wonderful to hear you loved one of our refurbished rooms! the new refurbishments into those rooms really make a huge difference we agree, and wonderful to see you enjoyed that! wishing you all the best, and look forward to hosting you again, Raphael General Manager

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Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you're staying in the heart of Collins Street you'd expect to pay a lot more, but these self-contained apartments are an absolute steal. BreakFree on Collins Apartments (formerly Darling Towers) are fully equipped with absolutely everything you need from a dishwasher to stove and oven to broadband internet access. The reverse cycle air-conditioning keeps you comfortable no matter what the Melbourne weather is dishing out. BreakFree on Collins features One or Two Bedroom Apartments that are modern, stylish and comfortable. You'll love the location with free CBD City Circle tram right on your doorstep, designer outlets, heritage buildings and famous department stores nearby. Go all hip in the intriguing little lanes that Melbourne is famous for or catch a bit of culture at the many art centres and museums. Of course there's sport, the Rod Laver Arena hosts the Australian Open, the AFL Grand Final is held at the MCG or you can catch one of many exciting games at Docklands Stadium. You won't want to miss the Melbourne Cup and the rest of the Spring Racing Carnival or perhaps you just want to head on over to Fitzroy and Acland Streets St Kilda to get amongst the funky and colourful mix of restaurants, people and places of interest. Choose from One or Two Bedroom Apartments and Deluxe Apartments or take in the views across the city and go right to the top in a BreakFree on Collins Apartment with Balcony. No matter what your budget or how many of you are travelling, we have an apartment to suit. You'll have 24 hour access to reception, tour desk, secure parking nearby and everything in the usual BreakFree friendly style. Your room includes broadband internet access, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, hairdryer, all amenities as well as tea and coffee making facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BreakFree on Collins

Address: 233 Collins St | Level 6, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Kitchenette
Price Range: $125 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BreakFree on Collins 3.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Darling Towers On Collins Hotel Melbourne
Darling Hotel Melbourne
Darling Hotel On Collins
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“Any room not close to the lifts...”
sharonc269, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I expect the high floors might have quite a nice view.”
Caroltau, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I was lucky to get a room not facing Collins Street so it was quiet and couldnt hear any traffic”
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cherub79, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If u have no other choice and have to stay at this hotel get a back room”
Bsrbs, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 412 is noisy”
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