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Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have stayed at this park (on a powered caravan site) on numerous occasions and love it because of the great location, friendly staff and the clean and well maintained facilities. There is a supermarket next door and the bus stop to go to the CBD (just 20-30min journey) is across the road from the front entrance. Once inside the...

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

We're glad that from pleasant stays at our park have created a chain of recommendations, Prabha! Thank you for returning to our park and for sharing your feedback with us.

Franz Josef, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Near to Port Melbourne for Tassie ferry with a shopping center with take away shops available too right next door, this park is an absolute gem. Neat beautifully manicured gardens and surprisingly well appointed self contained cabins.

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

It's lovely to hear you enjoyed the gardens and the cabins at our park. Thank you for the review!

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great cabins, great activities to keep the kids occupied, great pool, easy access to public transport and only 20-30mins to the city, close to shops and shopping centres, easy to find and easy to use as a base to get around. Love the simplicity and quietness even though in a city

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

We're happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the activities and facilities at our park! Thank you for the review.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Easy drive in access for caravans. Heated bathroom was a welcome relief in July too. Disappointed that you need to book and pay to use the spa so we didn't bother. Overall a good clean park. The planes at 4am took a little time to get used to.

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

We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay overall, Jenny. Thank you for your review!

Surfers Paradise
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We paid $176.50 per night and booked for two nights. It was a very nice modern villa. We were three adults and were told all linen was provided. Only one bed was made up and we had to make the second double bed which was underneath a single bunk. We wanted to cook hence booking self contained unit. Couldn't cut...

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

We're sorry to hear you were left with a feeling of dissatisfaction after staying in our villa. Thank you for the feedback. Should you wish to discuss this further, please contact us at customerfeedback@discoveryparks.com.au .

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Great camp kitchen, heated bathrooms were a bonus, good amenities, booking experience great as they accommodated special requests. Easy to find from Adelaide/Ballarat route. Close to food, booze and takeaway shops. Can hear airplanes so expect late or early arrivals.

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

We're glad that you enjoyed the ease of the booking experience and the facilities at our park. Thank you for the feedback, Rebecca.

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in a cabin for 4 nights. It was clean and adequate. It's in a flight path so often quite load. While they advertised WiFi there wasn't any available. We asked about wifi, they wouldn't answer us until we had paid for our accommodation. We did not use any of the other facilities so can't comment on that....

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

We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the WiFi at our park, but happy that you enjoyed the heating and kitchen in our cabin. Thank you for the review!

Adelaide South Australia
Reviewed 21 July 2016

It is thirteen years since we last stayed here. During that time the majority of spaces for caravans have had cabins built on them. It is now more of a "cabin park" rather than one for caravans. Drive through sites are limited. Anyone traveling East towards Melbourne, this is the park for you. There is no need to stay in...

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

Thank you for the detailed feedback and helpful suggestions! We're glad that despite the internet connection, you enjoyed your stay at our park.

Riverside
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night with our caravan in a powered site before boarding on the Spirit of Tasmania to head home. Staff were all so friendly and helpful. We paid extra to be able to stay some of the next day as we didn't have to be at the boat until 5pm. Otherwise, they have a storage area for your...

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We're glad that after your stay with us, you'd recommend our park to others! Thank you for the review, Kristin.

Mount Gambier, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Our first family trip to Melbourne as a family. Booked the discovery as the reviews looked ok and the discovery parks are always good for the kids. Booked the budget cabin on line. Really disappointed on arrival. Very old and tired looking cabin. We were situated in the end one near to the main road and despite there being fencing...

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

We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your stay in the first cabin, but happy that we were able to accommodate and you enjoyed the family cabin. Thank you for the review.

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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: $72 - $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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