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Parade Inn

Certificate of Excellence
539 Royal Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia (Formerly Flag Inn Parkville)
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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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Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews
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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 20, 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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201 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
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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28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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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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6 hotel reviews
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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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8 hotel reviews
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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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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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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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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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
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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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