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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a Standard Cabin for an overnighter to visit a sick friend. The cabin had everything we wanted; comfortable beds, hot water, shower, excellent kitchen equipment and crockery, quiet location. It would have been ideal for a riverside walk, if the weather had been better.

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

It's lovely to hear that you were well accommodated for. Thank you for taking the time to share your review, Neil.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I received a gift voucher for one of the couples spa cabins. i honestly cant say one bad thing about this caravan park. The office lady on arrival was busy but still managed to have a smile and be the best she possibly could to everyone in the room. the cabin was clean, spacious and the spa...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that your stay in the spa cabin was so pleasant that you intend on returning to our park, Ashleigh! Thank you for taking the time to share your review.

Bairnsdale
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The cabin was a deluxe cabin, but it was far from that. Needs a complete paint inside, grout in shower was full of mould. The tiles in the bathroom were filthy as you can see by the pics. The beds were very comfy and the location was excellent. Had everything we needed, but dirty and in desperate need of some...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience in our cabin. Please be assured we take cleanliness seriously, and that this will be addressed with the team. To discuss this further, please contact us at customerfeedback@discoveryparks.com.au. Thank you for taking the time to share your review, Wendy.

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Stayed for just the one night on an unpowered site and had no complaints. The price was reasonable, with good facilities pleasant staff and management in the site evident. We would stay again if we were in the area. For us this was a stopover site on route to Melbourne. Showers and toilets were accessed through use of a key,...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you appreciated our level of customer service and that you enjoyed your stopover at our park. Thank you for your feedback on our facilities.

Munno Para, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Nice clean park and amenities, large playroom with games for kids to play, large camp kitchen including a tv, liked the way the clothes lines are in a fenced of area. Staff very friendly and across the road from the river with tracks and playgrounds.

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear that you appreciated our customer service and enjoyed the facilities at the park. Thank you for your feedback.

Queanbeyan, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Good and convenient for what we needed. Door key bit tricky but had security screen which was fine. Beds comfortable. Water good and hot. Psrking bit narrow but deep enough for carcaravan or 2 cars. Will recommend.

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that our park was convenient for your stay and that you will be recommending us. Thank you for sharing your review!

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night in a 6 berth cabin. Very clean, neat and modern. Cabin has reverse ac. Main with queen and TV. Second room has 2 bunks - only pitfall of this was that we couldn't remove the ladders so our youngest couldn't climb up, however I'm sure that is a safety requirement. Playground for the kids...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

We're glad that you and your family enjoyed the cabin & playground, Anna! Thank you for recommending our parks and for sharing your review.

Bulahdelah, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our room was a great size and i like that the kitchen was well equipped i think that the cabin could have been cleaner there was a bit of dust and cobwebs around overall it was a great stay and would definitely be back.

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review and highlighting some areas for improvement. We appreciate all feedback and your comments will be addressed by the team.

Nice, France
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Overall a good place to stay. We enjoyed the equipped kitchen with the instant coffee and chocolate. The room was of good size. Check in was too easy even after hour. Thanks. I spotted a cockroack in the bath and in the corners and on lamps there was quite some dust. Beside the soft bed we enjoyed our stay. I...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear that despite the cockroach, you were comfortable and would stay with us again. Should you wish to discuss the level of cleanliness in our cabin, please contact us at customerfeedback@discoveryparks.com.au.

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Room was lovely and clean. Facilities good for the kids, laundry was dirty. Awful front desk staff, would not stay here again due to how un helpful and rude the lady at the front desk was. Requesting a later checkout due to terrible weather and car at the mechanic was to much for them, even though we had been happy...

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DiscoveryParksGroup, Manager at Discovery Parks - Geelong, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with the level of customer service at our park, but glad that you enjoyed the room. Should you wish to discuss this further, please contact us at customerfeedback@discoveryparks.com.au.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Geelong Riverview Tourist Park is located less than five minutes drive from the centre of Geelong and fifteen minutes from World Class beaches. The Great Ocean Road region offers surfer’s year round action with dozens of surf breaks along the coast including the internationally famous Bells Beach. Bells Beach is the home of the Rip Curl Pro Surf & Music Festival one of the world's longest running surfing competitions held in April each year. Swimming, sailing, boating, scuba diving and surfing are all popular pastimes in the region. If water sports isn’t your scene then explore Geelong's Waterfront; a perfect place to take in the sights and sounds of Geelong. Take a stroll along the boardwalks to Cunningham Pier for family fun or pack a picnic and enjoy a day in the sun on the vast expanses of lawn at Eastern Beach. Visit the beautifully restored steam-driven, antique carousel, view public art on a waterfront walk and discover the many quirky Baywalk Bollards representative of the many characters who formed Geelong as we know it today. Uncover Geelong’s History and explore National Trust listed buildings. View a collection of outstanding Australian paintings and sculpture at the Art Gallery, explore Geelong’s darker side and take part in a ghost tour of the Geelong Gaol or learn about the history of wool at the National Wool Museum. Nearby, the Bellarine Peninsula is home to beautiful cool climate wines, superb restaurants, quaint cafés, fresh local produce, seafood and Sunday markets. Geelong Riverview Tourist Park offers the perfect place to begin or end your Great Ocean Road journey. Travel along one of the world's most scenic roads and discover the wonders of the Twelve Apostles, the Otway’s rainforest, Bells Beach and the Surf Coast. ... more   less 

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Address: 59 Barrabool Road, Belmont, Geelong, Victoria 3216, Australia (Formerly Geelong Riverview Tourist Park)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Geelong > Belmont
Price Range: €77 - €144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Discovery Parks - Geelong 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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