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The Village Melbourne

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Free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of The Village Melbourne

The Village Melbourne

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
167 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationQueen Victoria Market5 min walk
  • Popular LocationMelbourne Central7 min walk
  • Popular LocationPrincess Theatre3 min drive
  • AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)24 min drive

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About this area


In the city centre and near a metro station, The Village Melbourne is in a walkable area with good airport proximity. Princess Theatre and Melbourne Arts Centre are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Queen Victoria Market and Melbourne Central. Check out an event or a game at Marvel Stadium, and consider making time for SEA LIFE Melbourne, a top attraction not to be missed. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like rock climbing.

What's nearby

  • Queen Victoria Market - 5 min walk
  • Melbourne City Baths - 5 min walk
  • Melbourne Central - 7 min walk
  • State Library of Victoria - 8 min walk
  • Princess Theatre - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne Central Station - 6 min walk
  • Spencer Street Station - 18 min walk
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 24 min drive


  • Menya Ramen - 2 min walk
  • Rose Garden BBQ - 2 min walk
  • Borek Bakehouse - 2 min walk
  • Simply Spanish QVM - 3 min walk
  • Market Lane Coffee - 4 min walk

About this property

The Village Melbourne

Adults-only Melbourne hostel in Melbourne Central Business District, walk to Queen Victoria Market
This hostel features a bar/lounge, a rooftop terrace and a microwave in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a fridge in a common area, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. All 744 rooms offer free WiFi, rainfall showerheads and showers.
The Village Melbourne offers 744 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. This Melbourne hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
  • WiFi in public areas is free for up to 6 hours per day
  • Free in-room WiFi is limited to 6 hours per day

Parking and public transport

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Off-site parking within 656 ft (AUD 30 per day)

Food and drink

  • 1 bar


  • Lift
  • Lockers available
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Rooftop terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Communal living room
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Bed sheets fee: AUD 2 per person, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: AUD 30 per day (656 ft away)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Parties and events are allowed on site
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Alcohol is not permitted at this property
Free in-room WiFi is limited to 6 hours per day; WiFi in public areas is also free for up to 6 hours per day
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Discovery Hostel Melbourne
Discovery Melbourne
Discovery Melbourne Hostel
Hostel Discovery Melbourne
Hostel Melbourne Discovery
Melbourne Discovery
Melbourne Discovery Hostel
Melbourne Hostel Discovery
Discovery Melbourne Hostel
The Village Melbourne Melbourne
The Village Melbourne Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
The Village Melbourne Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Melbourne

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 74 out of 530 reviews
5 - Excellent 14%
Rating 4 - Good. 171 out of 530 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 159 out of 530 reviews
3 - Okay 30%
Rating 2 - Poor. 68 out of 530 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 58 out of 530 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything good clan bed and clean room and good boss good staf near Rasturan and shoping and tram train
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We called in advance to make sure we could check in late (11pm) the person who answered couldnt find our booking at all, rummaged a bit then finally found it and said I was lucky I called. When we checked in we were told we were in a sixman dorm but had it to ourselves.... We booked a double room with an ensuite so naturally i wasnt in love with this and there was no apology or acknowledgment that they had completely chnged our booking on us at all. We asked the next day if we could move into the room we actually booked and the guy at the counter said "no, who told you you could do that?! ". Needless to say I will not stay here again. Also there is no bar on site. And the roof top looks like a prison yard.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

1/5 Terrible

I didn’t get to stay here because they didn’t recognise my last minute booking and I tried to contact last minute and the Village said they would arrange it and I still don’t have my money back -
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
terrible service. My room given to someone else. Waste of money.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020