BreakFree on Collins

4 stars
View map of 233 Collins Street, Melbourne, Melbourne, VI 3000

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
169 reviews
Overnight stay..

Great Hotel for families or couples..staff very pleasant and couldn't be more helpful..big comfy... See full review

  • janette w.
  • 25 Jul 2015
Great place to stay

Fantastic location - right in the centre of the city. Good value for money for a place which... See full review

  • Melbourne visitor
  • 9 Jul 2015
With self-serviced accommodations located in the vibrant business district, BreakFree on Collins makes for an ideal base for travellers on a short- or long-term stay in Melbourne. From this downtown property, tourists can easily explore local attractions St. Patrick's Cathedral, National Gallery of Victoria and Old Melbourne Gaol. Holidaymakers also see local wildlife at Melbourne Zoo and discover high-end stores at Eureka Skydeck 88.
General
BreakFree on Collins provides 24-hour reception, Internet access and dry cleaning for added convenience. During free time, guests watch live performances at Sun Theatre Yarraville and Her Majesty's Theatre, both within seven kilometres from the non-smoking property.
Location
The BreakFree on Collins is situated along Collins Street in the heart of the Melbourne central business district, close to Melbourne Central station and Federation Square. Visitors can catch live sports at Melbourne Cricket Ground close by.
  • NOTE: Guests should provide a Credit Card Imprint upon arrival, as well as Photo Identification. Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Dining
At Collins BreakFree, travellers can cook food in the self-contained units. For other alternatives, diners can sample local specialties at restaurants, bars and bistros close by.
Rooms
All self-catering apartments and studios have air conditioning, tea/coffee maker, DVD player, kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, stove and dishwasher and private bathroom. Some units have wireless Internet access, washer/dryer and LCD TV.

BreakFree on Collins Rooms

2 Bedroom Balcony
2 bedroom apartment with 1 queen bed and 2 single beds. - 5 channels of Foxtel & Balcony
2 Bedroom Deluxe Apartment
2 bedroom apartment with 1 queen bed and 2 single beds. Balcony apartment. Foxtel provided. Located on top 2 floors of the building. Floors accessed by private lift.
1 Bedroom Apartment
The room offers one queen bed, Air conditioning, tea and coffee, full kitchen, DVD player, & TV
1 Bedroom Deluxe
1 Bedroom apartment in the heart of the CBD. 5 Channels of Foxtel provided FOC. Bedding: 1 x Queen bed
2 Bedroom Apartment
The room offers 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds, Air conditioning, tea and coffee, full kitchen, DVD player, & TV

Amenities

  • High speed internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Services
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Internet
High speed internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle

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Hotel Map

-37.8157 144.9661
Area served
Located in the heart of the CBD on Collins Street between Elizabeth Street and Swanston Street.
Nearby airports
25 Minutes from Melbourne International airport.
Area description
Serviced apartment accommodation in the city takes on new standards with BreakFree on Collins. This is a division of BreakFree on Collins. Located in the heart of the CBD on Collins Street between Elizabeth Street and Swanston Street. BreakFree on Collins provides state-of-the-art finishes including marble and granite benches, parquetry floors, separate lounge room, and a quiet bedroom that has been designed for sleeping comfort.Your kitchen includes high quality Bosch stainless steel appliances including a microwave, full size fridge, full size stove, dishwasher and full cooking facilities. The building provides a high level of security with individual floor security access, main entry door with security access from 6pm, and personalised pin coded safes. Housekeeping service after every three days of your stay.

Nearby points of interest

  • Melbourne Town Hall: 0.1 km
  • Block Arcade: 0.1 km
  • Victorian Arts Centre: 0.2 km
  • Royal Arcade: 0.2 km
  • St Paul's Cathedral: 0.2 km
  • Bourke Street Mall: 0.2 km
  • Scots Church: 0.3 km
  • Federation Square: 0.3 km
  • Manchester Unity Building: 0.3 km
  • St Michael`s Uniting Church: 0.3 km
  • Flinders Street Station: 0.3 km
  • Chinatown Melbourne: 0.4 km
  • ANZ Banking Museum: 0.4 km
  • Parliament House: 0.5 km
  • Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct: 0.5 km
  • Melbourne Town Hall: 0.1 km
  • Block Arcade: 0.1 km
  • Victorian Arts Centre: 0.2 km
  • Royal Arcade: 0.2 km
  • St Paul's Cathedral: 0.2 km
  • Bourke Street Mall: 0.2 km
  • Scots Church: 0.3 km
  • Federation Square: 0.3 km
  • Manchester Unity Building: 0.3 km
  • St Michael`s Uniting Church: 0.3 km
  • Flinders Street Station: 0.3 km
  • Chinatown Melbourne: 0.4 km
  • ANZ Banking Museum: 0.4 km
  • Parliament House: 0.5 km
  • Southgate Arts and Leisure Precinct: 0.5 km
  • Southgate Plaza: 0.5 km
  • Sunday Market: 0.5 km
  • Chinese Museum: 0.6 km
  • Immigration Museum: 0.6 km
  • State Library of Victoria: 0.7 km
  • Eureka Tower: 0.7 km
  • Princess Theatre: 0.7 km
  • City Museum: 0.8 km
  • Old Treasury Building: 0.8 km
  • Rialto Towers: 0.8 km
  • Post Master Gallery: 0.8 km
  • National Gallery of Victoria: 0.8 km
  • Observation Deck: 0.8 km
  • Old Melbourne Gaol: 0.9 km
  • Treasury Gardens: 0.9 km
  • Parliament Gardens: 0.9 km
  • St. Peter's Church: 0.9 km
  • Crown Casino: 0.9 km
  • Melbourne Aquarium: 0.9 km
  • Melbourne City Baths: 1 km
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral: 1.1 km
  • Southern Cross Station: 1.1 km
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl: 1.2 km
  • Giant Sky Wheel: 1.2 km
  • Fitzroy Gardens: 1.2 km
  • Captain Cook's Cottage: 1.3 km
  • Queen Victoria Market: 1.3 km
  • Victoria Police Museum: 1.3 km
  • Melbourne Exhibition Centre: 1.5 km
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground: 1.5 km

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
13:00
Check-out:
10:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for BreakFree on Collins

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
169 out of 169
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3.9
Comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.8
Value:
4.3

91% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
janette w.
Business
north rockhampton
25 Jul 2015

Overnight stay..

Great Hotel for families or couples..staff very pleasant and couldn't be more helpful..big comfy beds and great shower..the decor was also very nice..would not hesitate to stay there again..value for money.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Melbourne visitor
Business
Mount Barker
9 Jul 2015

Great place to stay

Fantastic location - right in the centre of the city. Good value for money for a place which provides basic, though more than adequate, apartments.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Raider1969
Business
Manukau
8 Jun 2015

Great Place to Stay

Only wish I was staying longer As to the guests who insisted on dumping bags of takeaway food rubbish next to the lifts? Do you know what a rubbish bin is?

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Marie Napoli and K.
Business
N/A
1 Jun 2015

Awesome trip away

This hotel was fantastic to stay at. Staff very friendly and healthy and location is excellent. the only complaint I would have prob is the carpets and maintenance of the room could be improved, carpet stained and an update would make this hotel even more desirable. Also I think that the internet should be included in the hotel price. Other than that I would stay at this hotel again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
ChrisNChat
Business
N/A
5 May 2015

Girls weekend

The location of the motel was great, minutes away from the theatre we were attending and the mall. The room had a few issues, toilet not working properly, tap came off in my hand, no t-towels and no plug for the kitchen sink, otherwise the room satisfied our needs, Staff very pleasant to deal with, entrance clean and appealing. Our room faced Swanston St so noisy in the late evenings but expected that. Would stay again and recommend the place for the positives of the stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Donna F.
Business
N/A
6 Apr 2015

Lion King Stay

Darling Towers is in a really great location. Just two minute walk to Regent Theatre, taxi's, The Block Arcade and Elizabeth, Flinders, Swanson Streets. The room was clean but shabby. The double bed was the worst I've ever slept in. We could feel every spring. Our room faced Collins Street so we could hear all the traffic but it wasn't unbearable. The staff were very nice and helpful. It was a really good price so we accepted the down sides as you get what you pay for :)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Elisa R.
Business
N/A
6 Apr 2015

Great location

The location was great and the staff most helpful. Unfortunately we were placed on the 10th floor facing a major intersection and the windows and doors had no double glazing. Consequently the noise from trams crossing and people kept us awake most of the night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Sanash
Business
Queensburgh
10 Mar 2015

Easy Access to MCG

Stayed here for the CWC match India vs South Africa. MCG was walking distance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Nick
Business
Geelong
8 Jan 2015

All about location, luckily

Location is superb, absolutely and all we needed was a bed for a couple of nights. However, staff on reception were very disinterested, air con not working on arrival and I believe staff knew about this, we moved rooms within an hour, no help with baggage. Next room a vast improvement but shower head faulty and towel rail broken (I reported this on departure to another staff member who was totally disinterested). Location is the key and at least this place had that.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of BreakFree on Collins

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
cats with benefits
Business
Australia, Queensland
7 Jan 2015

Excellenet location, only for the essentials.

We have stayed here before and its nothing amazing, but the location is unbeatable. Its at the heart of the city and the tramline, food, and shops are just outside your door. If you are mostly out and need a bed and the essentials, this place is for you

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

excellent destination for shopping

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