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Discovery Melbourne

Hostel | 167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, Australia VIC 3000

81.0% Overall Rating

394 out of 566 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (04/03/2014)

"Staff were excellent throughout, helping when room key card failed in the middle of the night."

Read all Discovery Melbourne reviews

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 12.20
  • Towel USD 4.69

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note: A one nights cancellation fee applies to any reservation cancelled within 24 hours of arrival. Any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their legal guardian. Any guests under 18 must be in a private room. * All guests must provide a passport on arrival. All credit card or Eftpos transactions will incur a 3% surcharge. A $10 key deposit is required by each guests on arrival. All bookings of 11 or more people are considered a group and must book through our groups department as different terms & conditions apply. Groups of 4-10 people are required to pay a $100 bond on arrival. We offer a FREE airport pick up from Tullamarine for all guests who stay 3 or more consecutive nights. If you arrive between 5am and 9pm simply go to bus zone 2 or 5 and jump on the STAR BUS. Tickets are $10 per person however if you stay 3 nights or more with us this will be refunded on check-in when you present your receipt.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

Contact us directly

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Overview

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 have FREE breakfast, job & travel agencies, free events & tours, basement bar, café, cinema, rooftop with BBQ’s & local staff. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

16 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Double (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Family Room (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included

About Discovery Melbourne

WINNER - HOSTELBOOKERS MOST POPULAR HOSTEL IN OCEANIA 2013!

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 between 6am-6pm (ticket refunded to you on check-out)
• Lockers in dorms and reception
• 24 hour reception
• Huge shared kitchen
• 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 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

Accommodation Information

Discovery Melbourne is a large city property with many accommodation options available. We are perfect for the budget traveller who is looking for basic accommodation that is clean, safe, affordable and fun! You are guaranteed to meet lots of people whilst taking part in our daily events & parties!

For travelers looking to share accommodation we have 4, 6 & 8 share dorms and also 10 - 16 share dorms for those looking for an even cheaper option. For those wanting some privacy we also have basic private double, twin & family rooms.

All rooms have shared bathroom facilities, heating and linen.
To ensure you a hassle free and safe stay all floors and rooms have swipe card access, we have 24 hour reception & overnight security staff, CCTV and strict ID polices.

Between Christmas and New Years. Minimum stay of 3 nights.
Applies between 24th December 2014 – 2nd January 2015.
During this period, cancellation policy of 2 weeks applies.

Location Information

If you are looking for a youth hostel in Melbourne, our central CBD location is the perfect place for you to begin discovering all that Melbourne has to offer. Not only are we minutes walk to most of Melbourne attractions, nightlife, shopping and public transport hubs, we are right next door to the world famous Queen Victoria Markets! If you are backpacking in Melbourne and want to be right in the middle of it all then Book Now!