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“Great hotel location. Bad room location.” 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 #57 of 171 Hotels in Melbourne
Devonport, Australia
1 review
“Great hotel location. Bad room location.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Room itself was very good. Great service and the location was perfect. However our room was right next to the service room so every 10 minutes in the day time there would be the loud noise of the door opening. So loud we thought it was our rooms door being opened. Very annoying. Noises of a washing machine/ dryer could be heard in then night as well. I was glad I was only staying two nights.

Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
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Jen A, Manager at Travelodge Docklands, responded to this review, January 14, 2014
Dear Louise R,

I would like to thank you for providing us your review. We appreciate all feedback positive or negative.

I was very troubled by your feedback and would like to offer my sincerest apologises for any frustration or disappointment you felt as a result of your stay. We would like to discuss the matter further with you should you wish. I can be contacted at the hotel on 03 8615 1000.

Thank you again for taking the time to provide us with you feedback, we hope you will choose us again as your preferred Melbourne hotel 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Was looking for somewhere low cost and central to Southbank and the Casino. For a Saturday night stay to reward the wife for a hard week at work, decided on staying at Docklands Travelodge. Cost was $139.00 and on checking in was advised about buffet brekky for only $14 a head. Took up the offer, brekky goes until 10.30 on Sunday and 9 30 weekdays. Great value it s $19 per head if you walk in and kids under 12 eat free. Lots of tasty morsels and its help yourself service. The room was comfy and the best A/Con in a hotel ever. Great value and checkout was 11.00 althogh we checked out at 11.30 and nothing was said. Overall it was a pleasant time and we ll be back.

Room Tip: Corner room was good.
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 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 13, 2014
Dear Alan T,

We would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with your positive feedback.

Our focus is to always create a wonderful experience for our guest and with your feedback as indication that we are on the right path.

We look forward to welcoming you back to our Travelodge Hotels in the near future.

Warm Regards,

Jen Aktag | Assistant Hotel Manager
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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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Newcastle, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Additional Information about Travelodge Docklands

Address: 66 Aurora Lane | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Docklands
Amenities:
Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Melbourne
#35 Business Hotel in Melbourne
#38 Family Hotel in Melbourne
#46 Romantic Hotel in Melbourne
#54 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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Hotel Class:4 star — Travelodge Docklands 4*
Number of rooms: 291
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