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United Backpackers Melbourne

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250 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewscommon areasfree wifibar downstairsbed dormfree pancakesbig kitchengreat locationflinders stationtop bunkfirst floorlaundry facilitiesgreat facilitiesfree tram zonecentral locationwould definitely stay here againthe heart of the citypublic transport
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I first entered this hostel, i do not feel welcome. Staff told other people that they can check in or their room will be ready by 1pm but i was not told on this. moreover, the staff is just doing their jobs rigidly. when...More

Thank Chee Chung L
Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 2 weeks ago

G'Day again, sorry to see that you disliked our hostel so much that you decided to leave us two negative reviews. As previously stated in the last review that you left us, the kitchen is closed to stop anyone from loitering in there late at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend this hostel to any backpacker like myself this hostel has great vibes where you meet lots of different people from around the world if your travelling solo and want to meet new people then untied backpackers is the hostel to go to...More

Thank Andy S
Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 2 weeks ago

G'Day Andrew, thanks so much for leaving us such a lovely review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we really hope that you get the chance to stay with us again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice service and good position. it's very convenient to go everywhere. We took the tram 35 which is the city circle tram. All the people are kind. We had good time in Melbourne. You can find many kinds of food there

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Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for leaving us a positive review! We really hope that you enjoy the rest of your travels!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a comprehensive range of facilities they have ! And so clean and fresh. The mini theatre is just great, and the basement bar is pretty cool too. I’ve returned again, as - Johnno’s a great manager - Margaret is happy to open the kitchen...More

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Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for leaving us such a lovely review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us, we hope that you enjoy the rest of your travels!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this hostel is just perfect. It's 5-10 minutes walk from Flinders Street Station, thus automatically give access not only to metro from Flinders Street Station but also to free tram zone and especially Tram No. 35 City Circle. Federation Square, National Gallery...More

Thank 289febriana
Response from Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers MelbourneResponded 4 weeks ago

G'Day! Thanks so much for leaving us such a positive review! We are so happy that you had such a good experience with us. We hope that you enjoy the rest of your travels!

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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 ...More Station and only opening in 2013 we offer you brand new facilities, heaps of sweet spaces including our funky basement bar and most importantly great value for money. Our hostel is full of personality with Melbourne's laneway culture, funky decor and quirky art throughout. All this is served up with a great atmosphere, amazing staff, cool events, top notch security and the best pillows in town! Us in a nutshell: • Accommodation for 290 travellers over 3 levels • FREE Wi-Fi in common areas • Every bed has its own power-point, reading light and locker • Sparking clean bathrooms cleaned around the clock • Designer kitchen & dining room overlooking Flinders Station with ovens and heaps of equipment, hot plates and storage • Underground Chill Lounge open 24 hours • Lost & Found our cool as, Melbourne style basement bar open 7 days • Funky TV Lounge filled with beanbags & free DVD hire • 24 Reception manned with a rock star reception team of Melbourne locals • Top class security with swipe card access, lockers in all rooms & CCTV • Cool free events to show you the real Melbourne experience • Guest laundry open 24/7 • Free luggage storage We have a variety of accommodation options to choose from so whether you are looking to share a dorm from 4 to 12 beds filled with your newest friends, or to splash out on one of our private ensuite rooms, you will find it at United Backpackers! All rooms have: • Lockers • Bedside light and power point for your charging pleasure • Lots of space • High quality, comfy beds and linen • Choose between shared or ensuite bathrooms • Swipe card access • Heating & fans (private ensuite rooms have AC) • Cleaning servicing the rooms daily Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
240
Price range
US$23 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Elephant Backpackers
Also Known As
Elephant Backpackers Hotel Melbourne
Location
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
240
Price range
US$23 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Elephant Backpackers
Also Known As
Elephant Backpackers Hotel Melbourne
Location
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
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Traveller (69)
Room & Suite (77)
Dining (14)
Amenities (13)
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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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YL L
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
10 January 2017|
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"just take hostel other than United Backpacker hostel(Budget Hotel)"
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"12 share dorm if you want to meet people"
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"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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