Discovery Melbourne (Hotel Discovery -167 Franklin)

Location: 167 Franklin Street Melbourne
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Discovery Melbourne is a large backpackers conveniently located in Melbourne’s CBD. Close to café-filled laneways, cool bars, markets and spacious parks, it’s a hostel in the city that never sits still.

We cater for every pocket with 4, 6 & 8 bed dorms, and 10-16 bed options for even the tightest budget. For those wanting a little privacy we also have no-frills private double, twin & family rooms all with ensuites. All rooms have shared bathroom facilities, heating and linen.

We have:
•FREE breakfast
•FREE airport pickup (with star bus if staying 14 or more nights)
•Lockers in dorms and reception
•24 hour reception
•Huge shared kitchen
•Wi-fi available through the whole building
•The Disco Bar(drink specials every day)
•Discovery Cafe (real Melbourne coffee, all day brekkie, delicious handmade pizza and more)
•Biggest Rooftop in Melbourne (decked out with BBQ’s and sun loungers)
•Regular events – the best way to meet other travellers. (City Walking Tours, Markets and Beach Tours, Free Wine & Cheese Night, Games Nights & Beer Olympics)
•Beanbag cinema
•Travel Agency
•24/7 Security
•ATM on location
•Local staff with the inside on things to do in Melbourne and Victoria

Arrival Time: 1400
Departure Time: 10:00
Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week

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Description

Discovery Melbourne is a large backpackers conveniently located in Melbourne’s CBD. Close to café-filled laneways, cool bars, markets and spacious parks, it’s a hostel in the city that never sits still.

We cater for every pocket with 4, 6 & 8 bed dorms, For those wanting a little privacy we also have no-frills private double, twin & family rooms all with ensuites. All rooms have shared bathroom facilities, heating and linen.

We have:
•FREE breakfast
• FREE unlimited WIFI staying for 3 nights or 7 nights
•FREE airport pickup (with star bus if staying 14 or more nights)
•Lockers in dorms and reception
•24 hour reception
•Huge shared kitchen
•Wi-fi available through the whole building
•The Disco Bar (drink specials every day)
•Discovery Cafe (real Melbourne coffee, all day brekkie, delicious handmade pizza and more)
•Biggest Rooftop in Melbourne (decked out with BBQ’s and sun loungers)
•Regular events – the best way to meet other travellers. (City Walking Tours, Markets and Beach Tours, Free Wine & Cheese Night, Games Nights & Beer Olympics)
•Beanbag cinema
•Travel Agency
•24/7 Security
•ATM on location
•Local staff with the inside on things to do in Melbourne and Victoria

BOOK NOW!
WE KNOW MELBOURNE!
ULTRA LOW RATES!
FREE WI FI at Reception!
FREE Breakfast Daily!
FREE Towel!
FREE Dinner Tuesday & Sunday!
FREE Bar Snacks Friday!
Melbourne's largest hostel
24 hour reception
Onsite Bar, Cinema & Cafe
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Facilities

  • 24 hour Reception
  • Barbeque
  • Cafe/ Coffee Shop
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Heating
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry
  • Linen Provided
  • Massuer on request
  • Microwave
  • No Pets
  • Non-Smoking Indoors
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Sun deck
  • Television
  • Toilet
  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Checkin Desk
  • Communal Facilities
  • Communal Lounge
  • DVD Player
  • Fridge
  • Ice
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lounge
  • Meals Available
  • Movie Hire
  • Non-Smoking Establishment
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shop / Kiosk
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Toaster
  • Wireless Internet Access

Cancellation Policy

Booking Terms & Conditions

General
• Check in time is 2pm.
• Check out time is 10am.
• $10 refundable key deposit per person is required to be paid at time of check in
• Any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their legal guardian and be in a private room.
• All guests must provide valid ID on arrival which includes Passports KeyPass and Australian and International Drivers Licenses. Student ID cards cannot be accepted as suitable identification.
• If you stay for 14 nights or more and catch STARBUS to Discovery Melbourne we will refund your ticket so make sure to keep your receipt! (not applicable to group bookings)

Payments
• All bookings must be fully prepaid at time of booking.
• 3% surcharge applies to all EFTPOS Visa Mastercard payments.

Cancellation Policy
• If you cancel your booking you will be charged a fee equal to the cost of your first nights accommodation. Remaining total will be refunded.
• Weekly rates are non refundable – if you depart early the remainder of your weeks accommodation is forfeited.

Groups
• Groups of 4-10 require a credit card pre authorisation of $100 on arrival as well as a $10 key deposit per person.
• If people in groups are arriving separately the first person to arrive need to pay in full for the whole group as well as the bonds.
• All bookings of 11+ people need to be booked through melbournediscoverygroups.com or email bookings@melbournediscoverygroups.com

Map & Directions

From Tullamarine Airport

Free airport shuttle - Starbus
We offer a FREE airport pick up from Tullamarine for guests who stay 3 or more consecutive nights. This service is only valid with Starbus who operate between 6am - 6pm daily. It departs from Bus Zone 5 (out the front of the Qantas Domestic terminal) approx every 30 minutes and will drop you off at our door. We recommend you book the day before by calling (03) 8378 8700. Tickets are $13 per person however if you stay 3 or more nights this will be refunded on check-in upon giving us the receipt from the bus driver.

Skybus
Skybus operates between Tullamarine Airport and Southern Cross Station and departs every 15 minutes 24/7. Tickets are $17 per person and bookings are not required.

Taxi
Alternatively you can jump in a taxi and depending on traffic this will take between 25-50 minutes and cost approximately between $50-$65.

From Southern Cross Station

Walking
About a 20 minute walk to Discovery Melbourne.

Free City Circle Tram
Jump on the tram at the front of the station on Spencer Street heading north. Get off at the corner of Queen St & LaTrobe Street then walk up one block and turn right on Franklin Street. We are number 167 Franklin Street.

Taxi
The quickest and easiest way and will set you back approximately $7-$10 depending on traffic and take about 5 minutes.

From Avalon Airport
The Sunbus meets every flight into Avalon Airport and it costs $20 per person. For more info visit their website.

http://www.sitacoaches.com.au/avalon/