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Parade Inn

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539 Royal Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia (Formerly Flag Inn Parkville)
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Ranked #7 of 30 Melbourne B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Surrey England
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57 hotel reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This motel is a little way out of town. You can walk to the centre in about 25 minutes but there is a bus service that stops outside. You do have to go to one of the local shops to get a card for the bus. If you are lucky the motel will have cards left by previous guests. The... More 

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Blue Mountains, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The good: Convenient location. The room was spotless however the aged look of the furnishings and fittings gave the appearance of it not being clean. The not so good: The air conditioner was very clunky and noisy. The bed was uncomfortable. The facilities and services such as the breakfast reinforced the message that what you were getting was very basic.

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Pomonal, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It's an odd little throwback, this place. It's really quite pleasant and in a terrific location. It's dated but pleasant, in a Parkville kind of way that I like. Yet it's funny, the kind of place where the breakfast staff, although lovely, don't know what a latte is (and yet you're practically in Brunswick!) and the only paper in the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The well set out room had two comfortable beds - one queen and one single with the kitchenette including both a table as well as bench space for eating. My room had a nice outlook from the windows into green shrubbery. For a well priced (if you are a "Golden Chain member you receive an extra 10% discount) quiet, relaxing... More 

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

So many things to like here.....great value, perfect location, friendly staff, free breakfast, very clean rooms, free parking, free wifi, close to the hospital I needed to visit, my husbands favourite thing was the opening windows, and the kids loved the ice machine. Our only problem was we were right down the back so the wifi signal was no great... More 

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Portland, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This motel is close to the city of Melbourne. There is a tram stop outside the front door which takes you straight into the city, great parking, comfortable rooms and friendly staff. Most deals offer a nice breakfast in the restaurant. This motel is also close to Sydney road shopping with quite a few different options for dinner along with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great value for the price you pay. Im drove down from country vic to stay for 3 nights. Perfect location. Easy to get to from the freeway. Included in the price is free parking which is great. There is a tram stop right out the so no need for a car. The room I stayed in had a double and... More 

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Geelong
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76 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

As an essential stay close to the Royal Woman's Hospital, this older style motel met all our needs. A spotless room, quiet location, free wifi, free parking and free buffet breakfast offered weekdays. This was just what our family required to be close to a loved one during their hospital stay. From the initial phone call for the booking we... More 

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Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Great value , quiet and comfortable. Basic buffet breakfast included in week day room rate. Perfect location if visiting Melbourne University,and Carlton. Plenty of off street parking. Staff friendly and informative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The motel is an older style motel. The room I had was spacious. It contained a double bed and single bed,a breakfast bar, table and chairs and small kitchenette. Huge wardrobe and draw space. Bathroom with large shower area. Balcony off the bedroom. The Managers and staff were so helpful and friendly. Rooms were very clean. Beautiful parks in front... More 

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