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United Backpackers Melbourne

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“common areas”(35 reviews)
“free pancakes”(23 reviews)
“bar downstairs”(33 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
2 Star Hotel
Come and find out why travellers voted United Backpackers Australia's best hostel at the Adventure Travel Awards in 2014! It's no secret we have the best location in town right opposite Flinders Street Station and only opening in 2013 we offer you brand new facilities, heaps of sweet...
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Location and contact
250 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
7.5 km to Avalon Airport
514 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from Flinders Street Station
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

i stood with a friend in a girls dorm for some nights. rooms are clean and quite quiet. Bathrooms are nice too :) and enough of them, we never needed to line up the kitchen is nice and well equipped. the only minus it their...More

Thank Anne H
Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 14 May 2018

G'Day! Thanks so much for leaving us a review! We do not allow guests to bring alcohol into the hostel as we are a licensed venue. In order for us to keep practice of our RSA, we need to be watching how much guests are...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my short stay in Melbourne so much, I wish I could have stayed longer. The hostel is very clean and offers everything you need. The bathrooms are nice and the free pancake breakfast is a great plus. The bedrooms are spacious and the...More

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Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 10 May 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us such a lovely review! We really appreciate that you took the time to do so! Hopefully you will get the chance to stay with us again soon, if not, then we really hope that you enjoy the rest of...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

We stayed on 18th April 2018, we found hostel location very convenient as it is just in front of the Flinders street station which is the main centre of the city. We booked a 4 bed dorm and the room, it has a toilet for...More

Thank Amitosh G
Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 4 May 2018

G'Day! Thanks so much for leaving us a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have taken note of your comments about not offering a vegan option for breakfast and management will be looking into how we can cater...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a really great hostel in Melbourne. Knowledgeable and kind staff, very clean, lovely atmosphere and such a great bar with nice offers every night. I would come back anytime, it's just a nice place to meet people.

Thank Chris B
Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us a lovely review! It really means a lot to us that you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We have been here for one and a half months and I can only recommend this hostel. Here you have a lot of fun and a really good group community. The bathrooms and rooms are clean and the kitchen is always a nice place to...More

Thank Kevin S
Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us a review! We are really glad that you continue to enjoy your time here!

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Free Internet
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Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$19 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$19 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (66)
Room & Suite (77)
Dining (14)
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Nearby
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
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Shelby W
6 June 2018|
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Response from hillary068 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in elevators as well. Mostly for construction when I was there in Jan/Feb 20@8
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18 April 2017|
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Response from leah-barlow | Reviewed this property |
They're pretty big but honestly most of the ladies in my dorm (ladies only dorm) used them for valuables and left our clothes in our bags by the side of beds it was much easier access. Admittedly less secure and 1 or 2 items... More
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yanuaranggara
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Absolutely!
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Room Tips
"4 bed dorm is convenient and quite with a bathroom in it. Bed choice is on first cum first serve basis."
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"They're all winners"
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"floor 1, its really nice and i stayed in a 12 female unit"
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"12 Bed Dorm is too packed with beds."
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