Discovery Melbourne is on the edge of the CBD in the quieter part of town, but walking distance to all the action so it makes us your perfect base for exploring the city and beyond. Close to café-filled laneways, cool bars, markets (Queen Victoria right around the corner) and spacious parks, it’s the perfect hostel in our city that never sits still.

We have cheap rooms, clean beds and dirty fun, offering the international backpacker or local traveller all the comforts they need. Our dorms range from 4 to 16 beds, plus options for those wanting a little privacy with double, twin and ensuite private rooms. Every bed boasts 9 inches of mattress heaven along with a thick doona (what aussies call a duvet) clean bathrooms with never ending hot water and FREE breakfast every morning!

Our passionate and famously friendly staff are here for you 24 hours a day. We have overnight security and no curfew so you can party hard and sleep easy while staying in Melbourne. If you want to make the most of every minute here, our events and activities guides show you how it’s done, ranging from in house events, free tours and staff with the latest on what's happening in this vibrant city like the Melbourne International Film Festival, Writers Festival or Fringe Festival with a never ending list of things to do. (insert what's going on at the moment)

Our cheap and lively in house cafe and new winter bar is where you can trade travel tales over local beers or fancy cocktails. When summer is back our new basement bar will be too, bigger and better than ever - so stay tuned! While you're chilling out at Discovery Melbourne make sure you drop into in our massive bean bag cinema with BYO USB or computer ports or cheesy DVD's from our own collection. If you feel like getting some fresh air after a big night in one (or many) of Melbourne's awesome night spots or just want to soak up the sunshine (yeah well..maybe not till September) then head to our astro turf rooftop where you'll find BBQs, picnic tables and enough space to kick a football.

We have everything else you need like job advice and partnerships with Melbourne recruiters, Backpackers World Travel in our lobby ready to book your next tour or flight and a guest laundry and large kitchen to make you feel right at home (but don't push it, you'll have to do your own ironing and washing up!)

So take a peek at our rates, photos, or event guides and book your bed today!

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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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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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!

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  • Shared bathroom
  • 2 single bunks

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from AU$26 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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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!

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

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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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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!

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  • Shared bathroom
  • 1 single (bunk bed)

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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!

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

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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.
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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!

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  • 1 single (bunk bed)

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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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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 guest must supply a passport or current D/L
Check Out 1000hrs
Getting There From Tullamarine Airport (Domestic & International)

We offer a FREE airport pick up from Tullamarine for guests who stay 14 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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