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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good place to base yourself to explore Melbourne. All day bus and tram ticket to city is $8 on weekdays and $6 on weekends. Lots staying here to leave on Spirit to Tasmania. Also good for getting to the airport. Clean facilities. Safe park in less good suburb. Nice pool. WiFi is designated area. Woolworths and a few other shops...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

We're pleased to know that our park was a convenient launching point for the Spirit of Tasmania and that you enjoyed the facilities at our park. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well taken care of, clean and well run. Nice pool and very good amenities. However I have got several things that I think could improve it, firstly that let van we only got 1 amenities key....irritating meaning you had to go to the bathroom in tag team. Installing keypads would make that a little easier Secondly the camp kitchen opens...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding the keys and the camp kitchen, Rob. This is helpful as we look to make improvements to our park. We're happy to hear that you otherwise enjoyed the pool and our amenities!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem close to the city centre. The park is well looked after and very clean. Has a good size pool and a rec room that offers a ping pong and pool table. There is also a TV and internet room at one end of the building with a spa and sauna at the other. The cabins...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

How lovely that you found our park to be a hidden gem while staying over the long weekend, Steve! Thank you for providing your feedback & suggestions and for recommending us highly.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights after our trip from Tasmania before go back home 600km away from Melbourne. The place just ok for us considering this is a budget accommodation. I used the laundry and Dryer at Block A didn't do well my clothes still damp and I have 2 loads of washing so i took another load to Dryer at...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review of our accommodation and facilities, Lesley.

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Booked a powered ensuite site for the camper van. Service was excellent when I arrived as they show you to your site. The park is clean and well maintained. The pool was nice and the kids loved it. The only downside is the local area (the road beside sounds like a race track) and the planes overhead but we already...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're glad you and your family enjoyed your stay and the park facilities. See you next time!

Reviewed 7 January 2017

Stayed over the new year period of 2016/17. From our initial welcome at reception to the day we left 6 days later, we could not fault the staff for their friendliness and assisting us with any thing we required or needed help with. We had a standard room for 5 people with en-suite. We had a few problems with our...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay at our park, Paul. Thank you for sharing your feedback on our cabin and facilities.

Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Spent a couple of nights in a cabin over the new year period. Check in was very efficient and staff were wonderful. The park has a pool, playground, tennis court etc, great entertainment for the kids. The cabin was neat and tidy. It has easy access to the city if you want to drive in.

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear you enjoyed our location. Thank you for the review!

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Enjoyed a 6 night stay in our van at an en-suite site. Check-in was efficient and friendly. Provided amenities were clean and well presented. We chose this park as a base for visiting family in Altona based on relative reports on other parks. We were not disappointed. The only issue we had was no identifiable sullage point for waste water....

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your nearly week-long stay at park on our ensuite site. Thank you for sharing your review on our location and accommodation.

Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Having also travelled around most of Australia, I agree with a previous reviewer- this park is in a not very desirable area and requires a lot of travel time to get to anywhere in Melbourne. Being under the flight path is ok, provided you are aware of it when booking, which I wasn't. The traffic from the main road is...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience at our park. Should you wish to discuss this further, please contact us at customerfeedback@discoveryparks.com.au. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us as we look to continue to make improvements to our park.

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We chose this caravan park as a stop-over before boarding a day sailing of the Spirit of Tasmania the following morning as we travelled from interstate. This place is close to the Station Pier (14k's) and has a Woolies and other convenient shops (bottle shop!) next door which was an easy walk. The Deluxe cabin we had was spotless, towels...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks – Melbourne, responded to this review

We're happy to hear your family enjoyed the facilities and that you appreciated our staff's customer service! Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us (and a Merry Christmas to you too.).

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Forget about hook turns and congestion when you book accommodation in Melbourne; stay at Discovery Parks - Melbourne for a convenient way to visit Victoria. The accommodation offers a cheaper alternative to city lodging; with great facilities to rival any other resort in Victoria, and only 30 minutes from Melbourne’s city centre. Take in the bright city lights of Melbourne while you’re on holiday with this central accommodation. Being just 10km outside of Melbourne makes it easy for you to enjoy the sights and sounds of the big city and also the peace of a good night’s rest in a suburban neighbourhood. Book your Melbourne accommodation and enjoy the best that Melbourne has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Parks – Melbourne

Address: 129 Ashley Street, Braybrook, Maribyrnong, Victoria 3019, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Maribyrnong > Braybrook
Price Range: $73 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Discovery Parks – Melbourne 3.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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“Lot's of different price options”
 of 5 bubbles paulmG1387BC, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“En-suite sites back on to Ashley Street which can be quite busy late in the evening giving an amount of traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles WanderinHowie, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No comment on this.”
 of 5 bubbles woonhan, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford it go the superior cabins, if you are happy with budget, they are more than adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles cindysJ5940OD, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Maybe a little noisy if along outside edge of park due to busy road traffic noise but ok in further.”
 of 5 bubbles griswalds2015, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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