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All reviews common areas bar downstairs free wifi bed dorm free pancakes big kitchen great location flinders station top bunk first floor laundry facilities great facilities free tram zone central location would definitely stay here again the heart of the city tram stop
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I stayed at United Backpackers for 8 nights and I had the best time! The atmosphere was so good and the people are super nice! The free pancakes in the morning are great and if you wanna have a good time, the bar downstairs offers a lot of fun! I didn’t wanna leave because I liked it that much, so I would definitely recommend this hostel to everyone!!

Stayed: April 2018, travelled with friends
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Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

G'Day! Thanks so much for leaving us such a kind review! It really makes our day to hear that people had a good time when staying with us. Hopefully you will get the chance to stay with us again soon.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Stayed here for about 3 weeks while settling in Melbourne and it's so worth it! Staff is welcoming and seems to have fun at work which makes everyone feel good and the general vibes are great here! Bar is great and staff knowledgeable. Rooms and kitchen are cleaned every day.
Can only recommend staying here! So close to everything in town, Tram to St Kilda and anywhere else.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled solo
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Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us review! It really means a lot to us that you have enjoyed your stay here. Hopefully you will get to stay with us again soon. Best of luck in the rest of your travels!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Thought I had stayed in good hostels in Melbourne before... then i stayed here!!! Great team, clean everything and nice vibes. Perfect location in the heart of Flinders yeeew loved the chill out room downstairs

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  • Stayed: April 2018, travelled solo
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Thank Adam V
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Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us review! It really means a lot to us that you have enjoyed your stay here. Hopefully you will get to stay with us again soon. Best of luck in the rest of your travels!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for four nights and loved every part of it. Firstly the staff were super friendly and helpful, it was my first time in Melbourne and they gave me loads of advice on what to do in and around the city.
This hostel has one of the best kitchens I’ve used since being in Australia, lots of space, a free spice and sauce rack and ovens!
The rooms were spacious and clean, also you get your own light and plug with each bed which is awesome!
The bar on the basement level is great also, they have cool events on most nights and the host and bar staff are cool people too.
When I come back to Melbourne I will definitely be staying here again!

Stayed: April 2018, travelled solo
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Jonathan M, General Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks so much for leaving us review! It really means a lot to us that you have enjoyed your stay here. Hopefully you will get to stay with us again soon. Best of luck in the rest of your travels!

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Female 12 bed room was a disaster (I cannot imagine how it would be to stay in the mixed room). There is no space to order personal belongings so everybody just throw their things in the way. Extremely messy. If you are in the second level bed you will have to sleep with all the small bags you have if you don't want to get the room even messier. Also, too hot. The two fans in the room didn't help at all.. The beds shake af, so if you want to go to the toilet in the middle of the night you will wake up the other person for sure. Bathrooms are absolutely disgusting, every time someone takes a shower it turns to a real sauna. Only one toilet in the bathroom that is not clean at all. The bar was ok, good activities but drinks are a bit expensive to be a hostel. Toilets in the bar were the worst. Stinky and dirty. Booked for 4 nights and checked out after the 2nd. After all, if you want to enjoy your vacations you need to be satisfied with your accommodation. Good thing is the free pancakes in the morning, but no other option for breakfast.

Stayed: March 2018, travelled solo
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UnitedMel, General Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

G'Day there, thanks so much for leaving us a review. We appreciate feedback from guests whether it is positive or negative. All guests are encouraged to store their belongings in the huge locker underneath your bed to make sure that the room is as clear as possible. Housekeeping will also put signs on the room door if they feel that guests are not utilizing the space in the dorm to its best advantage. I can see that you had stayed with us for one night and then made a second booking to stay longer, so you must have thought we were good enough to extend.We would advise you to perhaps book a smaller dorm in future for a bit more money if you wanted some more space, rather than booking the cheapest room in the hostel. We also apologize if the free pancake breakfast wasn't enough for you. We really hope that you enjoy the rest of your travels!

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