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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 STARBUS if staying 3 or more nights)
•Lockers in dorms and reception
•24 hour reception
•Huge shared kitchen and lounge
•Wi-fi available through the whole building
•The Velvet Underground 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, picnic tables 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
•Job Agency (need some extra cash?)
•Travel Agency
•24/7 Security
•ATM on location
•Local staff with the inside on things to do in Melbourne and Victoria

Activities and facilities

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Airport shuttle
  • Bar / Lounge
  • BBQ facilities
  • Café
  • Conference/Meeting facilities
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • Non-smoking property
  • Not suitable for children
  • Self service laundry facilities
  • Street parking
  • Tour desk
  • Vending machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wifi access

Location

167 Franklin Street, Melbourne 3000 VIC Australia

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Discovery Melbourne Hostel

Rooms and rates

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Book 10 - 12 Bed Mixed Dorm AU$29 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28
Book 4 Share Female Dorm AU$28 SoldSold30 SoldSoldSold30 30 Sold30 Sold30 30 30
Book 4 Share Mixed Dorm AU$28 30 SoldSold30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
Book 8 Share Female Dorm AU$26 29 29 29 Sold29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
Book 8 Share Mixed Dorm AU$26 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
Book 16 Share Female Dorm AU$24 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 SoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSold27
Book 16 Share Mixed Dorm AU$24 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27
from AU$85 per night

Family Ensuite

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Private room with Double and 1 Single bed and Private bathroom facilities. Clean, safe and affordable accomodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • Ceiling fans
  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Shower
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double and 1 single

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Rates are for 3 people The room caters for a maximum of 2 adults, and a maximum of 1 child but cannot exceed 3 guests in total.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$75 per night

Double Room

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Double room with one queen bed and shared bathroom facilities. Clean, safe and affordable accomodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • In-room heater
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 double

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from AU$75 per night

Twin Room

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Twin Room with one set of single bunk beds and shared bathroom facilities. Clean, safe and affordable accommodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • In-room heater
  • Shared bathroom
  • 2 single bunks

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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$28 per night

10 - 12 Bed Mixed Dorm

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1 single bed in a 10-12 share mixed dorm. Clean, safe and affordable accomodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • Ceiling fans
  • Fans
  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Shared bathroom
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 single (bunk bed)

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Book 10 - 12 Bed Mixed Dorm AU$29 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$30 per night

4 Share Female Dorm

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1 single bed in a 4 bed female dorm. Clean, safe and affordable accommodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single (bunk bed)

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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$30 per night

4 Share Mixed Dorm

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1 single bed in a 4 share mixed dorm. Clean, safe and affordable accommodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single (bunk bed)

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Book 4 Share Mixed Dorm AU$28 30 SoldSold30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$29 per night

8 Share Female Dorm

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1 single bed in a 8 share female dorm. Clean, safe and affordable accommodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single (bunk bed)

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Book 8 Share Female Dorm AU$26 29 29 29 Sold29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$29 per night

8 Share Mixed Dorm

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1 single bed in a 8 share mixed dorm. Clean, safe and affordable accommodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single (bunk bed)

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Previous seven days 10 Apr - 23 Apr Thu 17 Apr Fri 18 Apr Sat 19 Apr Sun 20 Apr Mon 21 Apr Tue 22 Apr Wed 23 Apr Thu 24 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 26 Apr Sun 27 Apr Mon 28 Apr Tue 29 Apr Wed 30 Apr
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Rates shown in Australian Dollars (AU$) & are tax inclusive per room. Booking fees apply
Book 8 Share Mixed Dorm AU$26 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 29
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$27 per night

16 Share Female Dorm

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1 single bed in a 16 share female only dorm. Clean, safe and affordable accommodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single (bunk bed)

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Book 16 Share Female Dorm AU$24 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 SoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSold27
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$27 per night

16 Share Mixed Dorm

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1 single bed in a 16 share mixed dorm. Clean, safe and affordable accomodation in the heart of the CBD. FREE breakfast daily, wifi available, Cafe, Bar and Travel Agency on site!

  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single (bunk bed)

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Previous seven days 10 Apr - 23 Apr Thu 17 Apr Fri 18 Apr Sat 19 Apr Sun 20 Apr Mon 21 Apr Tue 22 Apr Wed 23 Apr Thu 24 Apr Fri 25 Apr Sat 26 Apr Sun 27 Apr Mon 28 Apr Tue 29 Apr Wed 30 Apr
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Rates shown in Australian Dollars (AU$) & are tax inclusive per room. Booking fees apply
Book 16 Share Mixed Dorm AU$24 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.

Additional information

Check In 1400hrs
Check In Instructions * A one night cancellation fee applies to any reservation cancelled within 24 hours of arrival * Any guests under 18yrs must be in a private room and be accompanied by their legal guardian at all times * All guests must provide a passport or current
Check Out 1000hrs
Getting There From Tullamarine Airport (Domestic & International)

We offer a FREE airport pick up from Tullamarine for guests who stay 3 or more consecutive nights. This service is only valid with the STARBUS which operates between 6am - 6pm daily and departs from Bus Zone 5 (out the front of the Qantas Domestic terminal) approx every 30 minutes. We recommend you book the day before or before boarding your flight, 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. Please note this service only applies for Star Bus. More info at www.starbus.net.au

Driving from Tullamarine Airport
1. Head north-east on Airside Rd
2. Take the first right on to Caldwell drive
3. Take the ramp to Melbourne/state route
4. Continue onto Tullamarine Freeway
5. Slight left onto Flemington Rd
6. Turn left onto Haymarket
7. Left onto Elizabeth
8. Take a right turn onto Franklin st

We will be on your left.

Outside of these hours jump on a Skybus (operates 24 hours a day) to Southern Cross Station. Tickets are $16 per person. Please be advised Skybus tickets are non refundable.

From Southern Cross Station

The easiest way to us from Southern Cross Station is by taxi. This will cost approximately $10. You can also get the Free City Circle Tram from the front of the station and get off at the corner of Queen & LaTrobe Street. Then walk up one block to Franklin and turn right. We are 167 Franklin St.
Parking Metered street parking available on Franklin and Anthony Streets.

Car parking is also available nearby at:
Kim Lim Parking complex
162 A'Beckett Street Ph: 03 9329 0373
or
Queen Victoria Markets Care Car Park
Top of Franklin Street Ph: 03 9682 1733
Things To Do Melbourne is a city with something for everyone, that oozes with culture and fun. From chic fashion stores to buzzing laneway cafes and funky bars. To sports stadiums, botanical gardens, film and food festivals to galleries and the best live music and dancing venues, Hotel Discovery is located right in the heart of it all.

Melbourne is the host of the famous Formula 1 Grand Prix every year and is home of AFL footy and The Melbourne Cup. Melbourne is a city where people see, breathe and live the arts. It hosts some of the premier cultural calendars in the nation, including the International Arts Festival, International Film Festival and the International Comedy Festival.

The city also plays host to a diverse collection of galleries - visit NGV International that hosts an outstanding collection of international artworks including a permanent display of work from celebrated artists such as Monet and Rembrandt, or NGV Australia that is home to Australian art. Wander down Flinders Lane and pop into one of the many independent galleries, or take time out to explore the plethora of public art.Hotel Discovery is a stone’s throw from the Queen Victoria Market, a 10-minute walk to funky Brunswick St and is surrounded by Melbourne’s best venues and attractions.
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