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In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi

Guest reviews

180 reviews
Guests rated this property 2.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Air conditioning
Kitchen
Business Services
Laundry

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationSEA LIFE Melbourne7 min walk
Popular LocationBourke Street Mall11 min walk
Popular LocationMarvel Stadium16 min walk
AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)23 min drive

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  • Mixed Dormitory - 4 Beds

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsMixed Dormitory - 4 Beds
  • Female Dormitory - 4 Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsFemale Dormitory - 4 Beds
  • Female Dormitory - 6 Beds

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsFemale Dormitory - 6 Beds
  • Mixed Dormitory - 6 Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsMixed Dormitory - 6 Beds
  • Mixed Dormitory - 16 Beds

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsMixed Dormitory - 16 Beds
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsSingle Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room - Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room - Shared Bathroom
  • Triple Room - Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsTriple Room - Shared Bathroom

About this area

Melbourne

Located in Melbourne, Melbourne city backpackers is in the city centre and near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Royal Botanic Gardens and Carlton Gardens, while Princess Theatre and Melbourne Arts Centre are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Marvel Stadium or Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Map
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne - 7 min walk
  • Bourke Street Mall - 11 min walk
  • Melbourne Central - 13 min walk
  • Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex - 15 min walk
  • Marvel Stadium - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Spencer Street Station - 4 min walk
  • Flagstaff Station - 7 min walk
  • Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) - 23 min drive

Restaurants

  • Flinders Lane - 11 min walk

About this property

Melbourne city backpackers

Adults-only Melbourne hostel in Melbourne Central Business District, walk to SEA LIFE Melbourne
A microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and concierge services are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and a computer station are on-site. All 27 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, safes and showers.
Melbourne city backpackers offers 27 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Vending machine

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English

Business services

  • Computer station

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 5:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not 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

Fees

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

  • Cash deposit: AUD 10 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 35 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: AUD 0.00 (roundtrip), (up to 12 years old)

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 cash deposit 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

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property

Property is also known as

King St Backpackers Hostel Melbourne
King St Backpackers Hostel
King St Backpackers Melbourne
King St Backpackers
Melbourne city backpackers Melbourne
Melbourne city backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Melbourne city backpackers and receive a full refund?
Yes, Melbourne city backpackers offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Melbourne city backpackers cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 5:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does this hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AUD 35 per person, roundtrip, applies.
Where is this hostel located?
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Collins Street, SEA LIFE Melbourne and Yarra Riverfront. Bourke Street Mall and Melbourne Central are also within 15 minutes. Spencer Street Station is only a 4-minute walk and Flagstaff Station is 7 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Melbourne city backpackers

3.2
Guest rating
180 reviews
5 - Excellent
21
4 - Good
54
3 - Okay
61
2 - Mediocre
25
1 - Poor
19
2.9
Cleanliness
3.6
Service and Staff
3.2
Amenities
2.9
Property condition
1.0 out of 5 Terrible
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

It wasn’t that good in terms of bad location, seedy area and I felt somewhat uncomfortable.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020
3.0 out of 5 Okay
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Nice common lounge and you can get some sleep. It's a good budget option

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Loved staying at this hostel! Such a friendly group environment, brilliant location and the staff was extremely helpful! I had lots of little issues throughout my trip and the people working the front desk were always so eager to help me out every time (: I recommend this hostel to anyone planning to stay in Melbourne

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020
3.0 out of 5 Okay
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good hostel

There were good beds, nice temperature in the room, and quiet in the room. The hostel was clean, there were good showers and well equipped kitchen. It was a good 11 days stay.

Stayed 11 nights in Nov 2019