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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Good location for us because we had arrangements to meet people at the Entertainment Complex. Only stayed one night on way to job up-state. Other than being in a spot where got a lot of traffic noise think this one is very good value overall. Much less than a major hotel but still offers all the basics and then some,...

Thank julia7da96
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms clean and comfortable, but can be a little noisy if facing the main road. There is plenty of parking and most points of interest are only a short drive away. My only complaint would be the lack of restaurants within walking distance.

Thank Susan N
IbisBudgetManagement, General Manager at Ibis Budget Newcastle, responded to this review

Dear Susan, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the ibis Budget Newcastle. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your stay with us and found the facilities to be clean and comfortable. Unfortunately, we do experience a bit of noise from the main road, but all our...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Good price and location. Bit noisy as on a busy corner; my window did not seal properly (worn out locking mechanism) so noise entered the room; as did smoke from the smokers below. Room basic but fine. Cleaning hit and miss; dead cockroach, old battery and cigarette butt behind the door of the room. QA not what it could be....

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I was glad to find accommodation here at the time of the Rolling Stones Hunter gig, however our stay was disappointing from start to finish. When we arrived just prior to check-in opening at midday, there was nobody in attendance at about 5 minutes to midday and the automated check-in was not functional, despite the large queue of people forming...

Thank mummakook
Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

Good place for 1 night if your on a tight budget. Rooms are super small but modern and clean. Close to town and we felt safe. Washroom was almost laughable as it feels like a port a loo toilet/shower. Very mini but the bed was comfortable.

Thank ddemers85
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Stayed in room 123. I could small cigarette smoke in our room at 10:00 pm. It was thick. I went out into the hall and found visitors holding the EMERGENCY EXIT DOOR open, and they were smoking just outside. I asked them to stop and threatened to shut them outside. They stopped smoking and came inside immediately. Same thing at...

2Thank Graham W
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Staff were pleasant and friendly, but the room was not! Very basic I could cope with but dirty and finding what appeared to be blood stained pillow and linen was not. Did I mention the noise? Maybe I was just unlucky but I won't be returning to find out. Sorry Ibis but you usually do much better.

1Thank JayemkayCanberra
Slough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2014

I booked this hotel for one night as visiting the Hunter Valley on a wine tasting tour. Found it on Booking.com and was perfect for us and it was cheap, good location and was an easy meeting place for the tour guide. The staff were very friendly on arrival and the room was a little small but very clean and...

Thank Luisa B
IbisBudgetManagement, General Manager at Ibis Budget Newcastle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind response, we appreciate your positive feedback and look forward to sharing with our staff. We look forward to having you stay with us again! Kind regards, General Manager

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We stayed here due to a long drive during the day & wanted somewhere not too far into Newcastle and relatively cheap. It was cheap that's for sure and this is where you rate based on value for money or just the overall quality. Value for money was kind of there but not quality. I've slept in several minesite dongas...

Thank Craig K
IbisBudgetManagement, General Manager at Ibis Budget Newcastle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your feedback and apologise that our hotel was not to your expectations. We would love to have you stay with us again however understand that our accommodation is a little unconventional and not for everyone, we would love to suggest one of our other great Accor Hotels such as Ibis Newcastle who we know...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2014

1Thank Tracey F
IbisBudgetManagement, General Manager at Ibis Budget Newcastle, responded to this review

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ibis Budget Newcastle is located clost to John Hunter Hospital, Hunter Ice Skating Arena, Hunter Stadium, Newcastle University and Newcastle Entertainment Centre and much more. Hotel check in is available 24 hours. Reception is open from 7am to 10am and from midday to 10pm. The Hotel offers many different room types suitable for everyone. We also offer a continental breakfast daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ibis Budget Newcastle

Address: Corner of Link And Lakes Roads 3-5 Thomas St, Wallsend, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2287, Australia (Formerly Formule 1)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Lake Macquarie > Wallsend
Price Range: $64 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ibis Budget Newcastle 2.5*
Number of rooms: 79
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“If there is only the two of you try for a room without the bunk beds as it will seem more spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles kathryns568, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground Floor close to Reception was great”
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“Away from the highway side.”
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“Comfy beds”
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“Ask for one off the street if some light traffic noise might be disruptive.”
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