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“Very clean and modern” 3 of 5 stars
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Travelodge Docklands
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   66 Aurora Lane | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia (Docklands)   |  
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Ranked #56 of 169 Hotels in Melbourne
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3 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Very clean and modern”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Good location but really would be miles better if they had a dual reception desk and allowed access from the etihad - southern cross concourse, especially after night events at etihad and also would make it better for country travellers coming by train

Room was clean and modern but a bit narrower than travelodge southbank which was a bit surprising

Got there on a cheap deal which made it terrific but would pick the older travelodge southbank ahead of it

Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
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Jen A, Manager at Travelodge Docklands, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Hi Ajw-portcampbell,

The Team at Travelodge Docklands Hotel are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us.

Our location attracts a large number of our guests for the convenience of being located in Melbourne City, behind Southern Cross Station and next to Etihad Stadium.

Thank you again for taking the time to provide us with your positive feedback, we hope to welcome you back to Travelodge Docklands in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Jen Aktag | Assistant Hotel Manager
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Good location to explore Docklands & CBD. Friendly staff, clean rooms. Rooms can be on the small side but very modern, clean and comfortable at a great price. Stayed on 8th floor with no view in room but the big windows at either end of the hallway made up for it - great effect. Shower had fantastic pressure!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jen A, Manager at Travelodge Docklands, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Hi Katym168,

I would like to thank you for providing us your review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the location was convenient for all your needs.

Thank you again for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we hope to welcome you back to Travelodge Docklands in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Jen Aktag | Assistant Hotel Manager
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Wangaratta, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We stayed on a Saturday night and were in Melbourne for the cricket. We booked this hotel on a wotif special and were very pleased with our stay.
The location of this hotel was fantastic. It is not far at all from Southern Cross Station or Etihad Stadium. It was also only a short walk to Docklands.
We stayed in a King room on the 8th floor. It was a quiet room with a very comfortable bed. The hotel staff were also very friendly and polite.
One thing I had trouble with was the water in shower kept going from hot to cold. I also thought that $19 for breakfast per person was a bit too pricey, especially given all of other options around Melbourne.
Overall, we were happy with the room and the service.

Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jen A, Manager at Travelodge Docklands, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Hi Deb1990,

The Team at Travelodge Docklands Hotel are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us.

Thank you again for taking the time to provide us with your positive feedback, we hope to welcome you back to Travelodge Docklands in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Jen Aktag | Assistant Hotel Manager
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Seremban District, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Pleasant stay. Hotel room was very comfortable and clean. Strategic location and convenient access to the South Wharf within walking distance to diners and shopping mall. Lastly very friendly front desk hoteliers n would recommend it to future travellers to Melbourne!

Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Jen A, Manager at Travelodge Docklands, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Hi stupendeous,

I would like to thank you for providing us your review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the location was convenient for all your needs.

Thank you again for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we hope to welcome you back to Travelodge Docklands in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Jen Aktag | Assistant Hotel Manager
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Quakers Hill, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I only just returned home yesterday. I stayed for 5 days and I was extremely impressed. The bed was the most comfortable hotel bed I have slept in ever. The free tram was only a 5 min walk away. Train station 3 min walk. DFO 10 min walk. Crown 15 mins away. The only thing is it doesn't have a pool. Other than that and price of course I will definitely stay there again.

Room Tip: We were on the 7th floor. So quiet
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jen A, Manager at Travelodge Docklands, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Hi Katie B,

I would like to thank you for providing us your review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the location was convenient for all your needs.

Thank you again for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we hope to welcome you back to Travelodge Docklands in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Jen Aktag | Assistant Hotel Manager
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My partner and I stayed here during our most recent trip to Melbourne. The room was well priced and very comfortable. The hotel internals were modern and pleasing. We slept well on the bed and had a nice view of the city from our window.

The location was slightly out of the way but once we got our bearings navigating our way to the main tram, train and bus routes was easy. Most of our locations were in the CBD / eastern suburbs as opposed to Docklands itself.

Concierge staff were very polite and assisted us greatly by holding our bags from our morning arrival until check-in time and likewise until we left the CBD for our flight in the evening of the day of our departure. This was highly appreicated.

We will certainly consider coming back next time we are in Melbourne. For the price we paid Travelodge docklands ticked all of the boxes for our stay. We are very satisfied customers from our stay here.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jen A, Manager at Travelodge Docklands, responded to this review, December 29, 2013
Hi WayneK227,

I would like to thank you for providing us your review.

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the location was convenient for all your needs.

Thank you again for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we hope to welcome you back to Travelodge Docklands in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Jen Aktag | Assistant Hotel Manager
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Chicago, Illinois
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

If you’re traveling to Australia from the US, don’t mistake the Travelodge’s here for the same ones we have back home; at least not the Travelodge Docklands. Unlike its namesake brand in the US, this hotel was new, modern and very hip. Thanks to the floor to ceiling windows, the rooms were bright and fresh with a very contemporary feel to them. And with a desk for working and a small couch for relaxing, I found the rooms spacious. I am surprised at some of the other comments that proclaim that it’s in a great location. I did not find that to be the case. It sits on the edge of the CBD, behind the Southern Cross train station and it is a little bit of a walk to get downtown. There is currently not an abundance of restaurants close or things to do; but the area is going through massive constructions projects and I am sure very shortly the Travelodge Docklands will be in a prime location. But, the location was only a minor inconvenience, and for the price and feel of the hotel, I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Jen A, Manager at Travelodge Docklands, responded to this review, December 27, 2013
Hi expat_ord,

I would like to thank you for providing us your review.

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the location was convenient for all your needs. We also think that we have a beautiful hotel in a great location.

Thank you again for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we hope to welcome you back to Travelodge Docklands in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Jen Aktag | Assistant Hotel Manager
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Address: 66 Aurora Lane | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Docklands
Amenities:
Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#38 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#41 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#50 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#52 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Travelodge Docklands 4*
Number of rooms: 291
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