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Back of Chapel Backpackers

50 Green St, Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The location of Back of Chapel is great. Just off very hip Chapel Street and a short walk to Windsor station where you can take the train into the city. The beds are good and the dorms we stayed in were a good size. The guests are a mix of long and short stay but has very good atmosphere. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We ended up staying here for 6 nights whilst trying to sort a visa. Its out of town but accessible by bus, tram and train. Area is cool, lots of bars and little shops. Place itself isn't particularly welcoming, the young guy working here is cool but because there are loads of long term people Jere its a little like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife, 17 yr old son and I stayed for here for 5 nights and think it is great value. We had a triple room that did lack some cupboard space but the great beds and the food outlets in Chapel St were awesome. Transport is close and access to city was easy. Lots of young ones enjoy this hostel... More 

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Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A lovely hostel, I have stayed here a few times, and it is my first address to stay in the south of the city. A very warm and welcoming atmosphere, good prices and free breakfast ! What more to ask for? It's all pretty clean and I was amazed that it was possible for me to have a check in... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A series of events led me to stay at Back of Chapel backpackers, it was more of a home than I had experienced in months. I felt welcome, happy and comfortable. It was central to everything and spoilt for choices to eat out. I made life long friends there and couldn't be more appreciative for the wonderful service. Great guys... More 

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2 Thank Gemma B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Love this hostel tried a couple in Melbourne before I settled on this 1, good size kitchen and common room, comfy beds and clean. It's only small so it feels homely and get to know people real quick. The boys running the joint can be a bit hit and miss, na I'm only playing there good lads

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1 Thank Olly T
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stumbled across Back Of Chapel Backpackers when we typed into google search: "best hostels in Melbourne, Australia" . It sounded good so we went ahead and booked. Within the first few days we knew we struck gold! This hostel became more than just accommodation. Josh and Aaron who run the hostel are some of the most accommodating, helpful and... More 

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3 Thank iruss2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

This was the first place we stayed when we landed in Australia and we must have got lucky because back of chapel is amazing. It's a small hostel so everyone seems to know each other and socialises together. Its also in a great location just around the corner from all the shops/bars/restaurants of chapel street. The rooms are decent, we... More 

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AaronZ13, Manager at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for posting your review. We are so happy that you think Back of Chapel is amazing! It's always fantastic to receive a great review. What makes it even better is that it's from a "Senior Reviewer" like yourself. We would be more than happy to accommodate you next time you are in Melbourne. Safe travels and see you soon,... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I've been staying at Back of Chapel for over a month now. The atmosphere is great, very welcoming from day one and there is always someone to hang out with in the common areas or front porch. You literally could not have a better location in the city with Chapel Street metres away and a tram into the CBD takes... More 

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BackOfchapel, Manager at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Colin B, Thanks for taking your time to post a review for Back of Chapel. I also think that our location couldn't be better. We are out of the hustle and bustle of the city whilst being so quick and easy to get to. The 4 bed dorms with access to the semi-private balconies are definitely the best dorm... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Back of Chapel is a small, very nice Backpacker hostel in Windsor, just round the corner of Chapel St which has everything you need, supermarkets, clothing shops, bars, cafes, restaurants, train station and trams. Even to St Kilda Beach it's not too far to walk. Aaron and Josh are running this lovely place and they are really helpful with all... More 

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BackOfchapel, Manager at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi AnotherLex, Thanks for taking your time to post your review of Back of Chapel. It's always great to read that you think we are one of the best hostels you have stayed in. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels around Australia, Aaron More 

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