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Discovery Melbourne

3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   167 Franklin St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Ranked #57 of 116 Specialty Lodging in Melbourne
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Rating summary
  • 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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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Discovery Melbourne for five days, and plan to stay there again on our way home. We found the staff very professional, particularly Carmel and the Scottish guy at reception. The food was awesome, get the breaky wrap for $5. It was an excellent location and looked and smelt new. I think they must have renovated recently. Anyway... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a bad experience. The community chicken was really dirty. Our room had only the bed, nothing more, neither a wall hunger and smells awful. We think some furniture will be good. The bathrooms (toilettes) were very far from our room. We are happy because we will never return to Discovery Melbourne. Don't make the same mistake

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

Dear Lili and Luis, Thank you for your feedback on our Hostel - Puzzling review in relation to a Chicken??? also you mentioned nothing else in the room but a BED - This is a Hostel and generally apart from a Bed and Lockers there isnt much else in the rooms - The Bathrooms are located within easy walking diatnce... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time, big kitchen facilities, Although there were 3 fridge out out 6 out of order. The rooms are nice and have a locker. The bathroom.. are okay.. just seem like there is water leaking from somewhere, but overalll had a great experience! It's well situated, it's about 15 walk from city center, 3 min walk from... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in Discovery Melbourne the last week of August 2014, and my stay was overall uneventful - Meaning it wasn't exceptionally good nor bad. The hostel is very big, considering it was not peak season, there was tons of room for my group and I. The (girl) bathrooms have about 6 showers, 5 toilets and tons of sinks -... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having read some bad reviews, we expected a lot worse that we actually experienced. We stayed here for two nights, one in a double room and one in a family room (ens). The double room was just OK but clean, and so were the shared facilities (although the bathrooms were too far away from our room). The family room... More

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South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

room was not so big, but there were good staffs and backpackers. Bed was also good and clear. Also Queen victoria market is near. just 1 minute by walk If I go to Melbourne, I want to go there one more time.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took this hostel because it was on a good location. But I forgot to see how were the reviews from everybody. Very expensive for the service they do. Room dirty, broken walls, very cold on winter. The bathrooms and toilets were ok but not the best. No free wi-fi! The only good thing was the bar.

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

Hi Sebastian, Thanks for your review of our Hostel - I am retaher disappointed to see you didnt enjoy your stay with us and would be very interested in knowing where walls are broken in the room you stayed at - as unless this is a recent occurence in the last week or so that no one has reported I... More

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