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Discovery Melbourne

3.5 of 5 167 Franklin St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hostel is quite big with a lot of floors. The kitchen is huge but miss some cutely and cups. Overall, good hostel with good location and really friendly and flexible staff. Be aware there is a building being built in one side of the hostel. Can be a little bit noisy in the mornings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the location and the stuff. We are Checkin in midnight and get our cards and Can go in very comportable bed, i think. The hostel is very simple, you have a kitchen, in your rooms a bed, in Mixed rooms you Can Log your thinks with your own . The reception guy have give us many tips, where... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet nice as backpackers but European girls who stayed next door to me were very very very noisy that shouting loughing play music so loud at 2am. Kitchen become so Durty and full of people around 5-6pm Nice rest area TV area for chill out They have weekly price and location is very good Linen was clean

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a twin room having just flown into Melbourne from the UK: Good points: Beds surprisingly comfortable despite initial appearance Staff at desk friendly and helpful, also a cheap cafe which does nice sandwiches Nice big common area with pingpong table and pool table Free walking tour which was good fun- our guide, Jeff, was very friendly and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time while I was there met loads of new people, the hostel is clean and tidy could use a bit more modernising in regards to the rooms, new bunks, paint etc. I highly recommend getting a room with its own bathroom facilities as the communal one are not very nice and quite often dirty.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I checked in for 4 days and I extended another 6 days, had a marvelous time in this hostel. The location is superb, walking distance to QWM and Melbourne Central. I am 50 yrs old Asian man and I came to know many types of young people of all nations and they make me feel so young again. Sometimes we... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lobby of the hostel was quite clean and modern but the rooms were pretty much average and could have been better. Paper thin walls so you can hear everyone whisper during the whole night. The only downside was the bathroom/toilets. The toilets on our level were constantly leaking which turned me off - so I went to the toilets... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outside of the building it looked great but going up to rooms it felt more like a prison with dark purple walls. The only furniture in the room besides an iron bunk bed was a small bedside table. There weren't even any hangers for clothes or towels. We were going to cook A meal in the evening but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a 6 night stay at hostel Discovery Melbourne. I booked a 8 bed female only dorm. The staff were friendly and helpful but the condition of the hostel was shocking. It was a dull and cold building and very run down but the room was something else. The carpet was dirty and didn't look like it had been... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It sucks. It's pretty dirty, old, terrible room. The breakfast is also pretty so so, just like cheap toasts, cheap jams and butter. If you wake up too late, it doesn't matter. Overall, The room doesn't deserve that price. If there's other choice a lit bit expensive that here, you should choose the other one. Believe me.

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GenMngr, General Manager at Discovery Melbourne, responded to this review

Good Morning and thanks for your review. The building is going thru a 3 year upgrade at the moment with monumental changes occurring. The Free Breakfast is just that Ït's FREE" You have 5 different choices of cereal - the Bread is freshly purchased every day and a range of spreads - so your comment about cheap - Next time... More

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Address: 167 Franklin St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Discovery Melbourne 3.5*
Number of rooms: 117
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