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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Found this from the internet , I stayed there for 4 days . Good location for walk around CBD and near to the Victoria Market which we can buy a lot cheaper stuffs or food(compared with any supermarket in Melbourne ) from there and cook in the hostel . By the way ,it is the good hostel for me if... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at Discovery Melbourne as part of a school group. It was basic but functional accommodation and the location is really fantastic, very close to the CBD and QVM and easy to get around. It was a very interesting combination of backpackers and schoolkids and other groups, so in the lobby area you have kids milling around amongst... More

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GenMngr, Director of Sales at Discovery Melbourne, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for posting your feedback on your stay with us this month, we do appreciate it and take it very seriously. October has been an extremely busy month for us this year, and we are currently in the middle of a period of major improvement works. The most recent of these (our lower ground group dining and... More

Somerset, Tasmania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was the best hostel I have ever stayed in Melbourne, very friendly helpful staff, excellent communal areas, good café with the best coffee, free breakfast & airport pickup were a welcome bonus. My friend and I had a twin room which consisted of a double bunk with very comfy mattresses & pillows, I have certainly had worse in better... More

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After staying in another hostel in Melbourne for a while I thought it was time for a change. Came across Discovery when I was at the Victoria Markets up the road. I had a very good first impression on the place. I was checked in by a guy named Jeff who was really really enthusiastic about Discovery and Melbourne. He... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never felt the need to post reviews on tripadvisor however after staying at the discovery melbourne I felt I had to. When walking to our room located on level 4 there is a large 2m by 2m window missing which looks onto a busy construction site which starts at 6.30am til 7pm. The toilets resemble something from T... More

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the accommodation to be of a very high standard for those who are on a budget. It was clean and user friendly. It is close to the CBD. It is close by to Lygon street and to shopping areas. Great atmsphere

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I spent 2 month at Discovery at the beginning of 2013, and I have good memories about, lots of fun and staff awesome! (Just the kitchen, even if big, was mess cause not one cleaned its stuff). Anyway, got back in March 2014 and I found different atmosphere. Think they changed manager or something like that, but looks more like... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great location and the facilities such as kitchen, cafe and lounge area are all great. Maybe this is best for cheap dorm accommodation. I stayed in a double room and thought the standard wasn't great, even for the price: dusty, tiny and a saggy mattress. Toilet/shower area is freezing and the whole shower cubicle gets wet with only a couple... More

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Dortmund, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Im here for 2 weeks now and will stay longer.Everythings fine so far! I met plenty of great people directly, and so it was really easy to have a good start in Australia. I can recommend Discovery completely.

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I stayed at discovery from March this year until June. I only moved out to move into a shared apartment so I could have my own bathroom! I'm still down there every weekend as I have so many friends that still live there. I have also become really close with all the bar staff! Its the easiest place to make... 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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