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Ibis Glen Waverly: "The next best thing in Glen Waverly" Melbourne Hotel Tip by xuessium

Melbourne Hotels: 344 reviews and 283 photos

by xuessium

The Accor Group has since swallowed up another lot of land and built the Novotel's cheaper sibling next to it. It's still a monopoly, no matter how they argue so prepare to pay way more than you should for an Ibis.

Function-wise, it suffices as a place to plonk your head for a night. The room is compact (they is no proper wardrobe, just a place to hang your clothes), modern and comes with all things needed (mini-fridge, flat screen TV, iron and board, Internet connection etc) to allow a business traveller, well, to rest your cerebral matter. The oddest thing about the room though is that there are no built in soap trays or anything to place your shower stuff in the shower so you literally have to bend over (yup, bad for the back) to pick up your shampoo, conditioners, shower gels and other what-have-yous from the floor just to get a simple shower. Nuclear science seems simpler. Last checked, the hotel has plans to correct this flaw. Good luck!

No pool, no gym. Lighter suitcase.

Unique Qualities: There is a ground floor cafe that serves a rather honest breakfast buffet for A$18, circa 2008.

And the service at Reception is always warm, professional and comes with a smile.

Address: 297 Springvale Road Glen Waverley, Melbourne, Australia, 3150
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: Glen Waverly, about 1 hour from the city. This hotel caters to the need of business travellers needing to visit the Dandenong Industrial Parks.
Phone: +61 (3) 9518 7111
Price: US$120-180
Theme: Hotel

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  • Written Apr 1, 2008
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