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Overview of Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne

2 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLuna Park8 min walk
    Popular LocationSt Kilda Road10 min walk
    Popular LocationSt Kilda Beach11 min walk
    AirportMelbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine)31 min drive

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Mixed Dormitory - 8 Beds

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Shared Dormitory, Women only, Ensuite - 4 Beds

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Twin Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

Mixed Dormitory - 6 Beds

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Mixed Dormitory - 4 Beds

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Shared Dormitory, Women only, Ensuite - 6 Beds

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

Shared Dormitory, Women only, Ensuite - 8 Beds

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bunk Bed

About this area

Melbourne

Located in Melbourne, Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne is in the entertainment district and near the beach. Bourke Street Mall and Queen Victoria Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Luna Park and SEA LIFE Melbourne. Check out an event or a game at Rod Laver Arena, and consider making time for Melbourne Museum, a top attraction not to be missed. Practise your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as skydiving in the area. Guests appreciate the hostel's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Luna Park - 8 min walk
  • Fitzroy Street - 9 min walk
  • St Kilda Road - 10 min walk
  • St Kilda Beach - 11 min walk
  • Alfred Hospital - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Flinders Street Station - 6 min drive
  • Balaclava Station - 17 min walk
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) - 31 min drive

Restaurants

  • Public Bar — 1 min walk
  • Next Level Rooftop Bar — 1 min walk
  • Hide and Cheek - 4 min walk
  • Radio Mexico - 5 min walk
  • Dogs Bar - 5 min walk

About this property

Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne

Adults-only Melbourne hostel in St Kilda, walk to Luna Park
This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, a nightclub and a bar/lounge. Free self-service breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and express check-out are on-site. All 40 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, microwaves and hobs.
Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne offers 40 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. This Melbourne hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Free self-service breakfast available 8:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 9:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Nightclub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

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  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Hob
  • Toaster

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Mobile key entry

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Please note that due to nightclub being open on Friday, Saturday nights and Public Holiday Eves, rooms will be subject to highly elevated noise levels. The property has private functions which may run midweek and may also affect noise levels.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals 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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or 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
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Alcohol is not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Hotel Barkly Hostel St. Kilda
Summer House Backpackers Melbourne Hostel St Kilda
Hotel Barkly Hostel St Kilda
Barkly St Kilda
House @ Hotel Barkly Hostel
Summer House Backpackers Melbourne St Kilda
Summer House Backpackers Melbourne
Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne St Kilda

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne and receive a full refund?
Yes, Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne?
Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Summer House Backpackers, Melbourne located?
Located in St Kilda, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Acland Street, Luna Park and Palais Theatre. Fitzroy Street and St Kilda Road are also within 10 minutes. Balaclava Station is 17 minutes by foot and Windsor Station is 22 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

3.5

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 31 out of 133 reviews
5 - Excellent 23%
Rating 4 - Good. 44 out of 133 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 30 out of 133 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 18 out of 133 reviews
2 - Poor 14%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 133 reviews
1 - Terrible 8%

3.6/5

Cleanliness

3.6/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Its facilities, Competitive Pricing, Amenities, Kitchen, Roof top, TV Room, Bar and Restaurant Hygiene and Location. Prompt and Scheduled Cleaning Services are really Appreciated. Provisions for healthy and safe environment with many sanitation and sanitiser equipment in many places of the building, you would really feel secure. You will always feel you made the right choice, specially for people planning to visit other places, this location has everything in proximity from Shopping Centres, Cafes, Restaurant’s and Beaches and Many More.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Enjoyed our stay Nice clean room
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

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