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Discovery Melbourne

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Overview
167 - 175 Franklin St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel is okay for the very cheap price 'due to the renovation' so you don't have to expect much. But there should be some regulation about the minimum number of toilets. In a room of 18 people there is only one. So we are...More

Thank S W
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My son just returned from Melbourne and stayed here with a group of other school kids. Dirty, disgusting, mouldy and generally a vile place. Mouldy mattresses, a big concern! Mouldy bathrooms, no consistent water temp for showering and yes some cold showers. Pics look great...More

7  Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Checked into the hostel after 45 hours travelling only to be told i could check in early and into my upgraded room. Music to my ears and could not of been happier! A four bed to a twin room meant i could get rid of...More

2  Thank Jordan N
Reviewed 29 May 2018

My sons school made the unfortunate decision of booking Discovery Melb for a school trip. From speaking to many students it was like staying in a "jail", it was unclean with dirt and hairs in rooms and on bedding, my sons room had a hole...More

2  Thank Toni1897
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights. Kitchen is dirty and I saw too many rats while I was having a meal. 😱 Shared bathroom water pressure was not strong. Heater was broken in the room. It was too cold. If I'm going to come back Melbouren,...More

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Description
Discovery Melbourne is a large city backpackers conveniently located right in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. Enjoy a free breakfast each day between 7am - 9am, newly installed Global Gossips WiFi More throughout the entire building, and if you stay with us for 14 or more consecutive nights, a FREE airport pick up from Tullamarine. (*Conditions apply.) Features include a basement bar, cafe, cinema, job & travel agencies, rooftop with BBQs and 24 hour reception with great local staff. For travellers looking to share accommodation we have 4, 6 & 8 share dorms and also 10 - 16 share dorms for those looking for an even cheaper option. For those wanting some privacy we also have basic private double, twin & family rooms. All rooms have shared bathroom facilities, heating and linen. Our events program offers guests many opportunities to explore and make friends! Discover amazing street art & hidden secrets on our free walking tours & head out of the city on our free markets & beach bus tours! Our bar The New Disco Bar has cheap drink specials including Happy Hour until 8pm from Wednesday - Saturday! Great DJs get the dance floor pumping and a huge range of events, such as poker nights, Minute to Win it and Ladies night on a Friday. If it's great coffee & food you're after, the chefs at our licensed cafe serve up delicious food 7 days a week including all day breakfast and some of the best pizzas in town! Our fantastic Melbournian staff will make you feel right at home 24/7. Our overnight security, CCTV, lockers and swipe card access will ensure you and your belongings are safe! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
117
Price range
USD 10 - USD 61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Discovery Melbourne Victoria
Location
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
GreenLeaders Silver level
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
117
Price range
USD 10 - USD 61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Discovery Melbourne Victoria
Location
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
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Traveller (52)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Nearby
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
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elzibabi
17 November 2017|
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Response from Scott_jordan | Reviewed this property |
6.30-9.30
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G900
16 November 2016|
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Response from CJR1993 | Reviewed this property |
Towels yes, toiletries no
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G900
5 November 2016|
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Response from Tufel B | Reviewed this property |
Yes the do have hot shower. They r in the middle in the city. Close to everywhere very convinience
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Room Tips
"Find somewhere else. Or at least a clean room with unbroken windows."
Toni1897
29 May 2018
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"Don't! Py an extra $5 to stay in a decent place"
Z7265HEhannahs
1 Apr. 2018
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"floor 3 has a great bathroom"
Chatoya
11 Mar. 2018
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"Smaller room, the better"
gemmaw292
1 Feb. 2018
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