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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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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Comfortable, clean, lovely private balcony. This motel is a gem. I've stayed here before on one of the ground room floors and loved it just the same. You would not know that you were so close to Melbourne city with views of plants and trees through the windows (ground floor). I've needed peace and quiet on both my visits and... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

My husband was seriously ill in the RMH and to save time rather than travelling to Bendigo each day I was recommended by a friend to stay at the Parade Inn. On arriving I was greeted warmly by the Receptionist who gave me instructions where to catch the tram to the hospital. It was a very hot day - I... More 

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Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

This place seems to have been meticulously maintained since its opening some time in the '70s or early '80s. Quite a heritage piece that sadly will be no more as January 2016 thanks to conversion to luxury townhouses. If you do stay before then and want to sleep in past 7am, ask for a room away from the construction on... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great place for convenience to everything. While the Motel is rather 'tired' could not complain about the cleanliness of the room. Rather sad to hear the property is being closed late January for a new development. This is our third stay and hope to have another before January.

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Hobart
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Good location near Melbourne Uni. Close to transport & Brunswick eateries. Room was clean, but the lighting was dim. Promised internet did not work. No milk in room for tea & coffee. Would suggest you stay at Vibe down the road.

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Surrey England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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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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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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