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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I do not recommend staying at this hostel. Stayed in a 8 bed dorm that was incredibly small. Barely enough room for everyone to store their luggage and only one person at a time could move around comfortably in the room. There's also no aircon or even a fan in the room, only a tiny window that barely let's any...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in this hostel for a couple of weeks while finding my feet when I first moved to Australia on a years working holiday visa. The staff are really nice and accommodating, the location is spot on, facilities all clean good showers etc, fairly quiet at night, good internet (not free tho). However, there is a really weird vibe here.....

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed staying at Discovery Melbourne. It's close to everything. Staff was really friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend Discovery Melbourne to friends and family and I would definitely stay there when I go to Melbourne again.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place seems cheap but everywhere else i stayed in Australia was a better value and some had pests. don't waste your time staying here. book elsewhere in advance instead because the $10 you will save by staying here is not worth the hours you will stand in line at reception

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is perfect and in the free tram zone, walking distance to Queen Victoria market. The hostel itself is okay, we were in a 4 bed dorm which we paid more for and was suprised there was no air con, not even a fan in the room so was very hot! If you want Wi-Fi you have to pay...

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Michael B, Manager at Discovery Melbourne, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We only charge for services at cost as do most other properties in the city. In relation to the kitchen I do apologise. We will make more effort to keep this part of the hostel clean. Many thanks Michael Boyd

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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“I stayed in a 16 bed dorm.. ask for an extra sheet and put up a sheet so u have a little privacy. Unlucky if someone snores. ”
 of 5 bubbles ellies954, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
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