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Back of Chapel Backpackers

50 Green St, Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013
Matt K Hell, Norway
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hell, Norway
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

It is a really nice quiete little Hostel, in one of the best Areas in Melbourne. Location is perfect, supermarket, tramstation, Bars, Restaurant, Nightclubs and lots of shops and markets are just around the corner. The Atmosphere in the Hostel is more like a litte family, because the Hostel is not too big. Free Wifi and free Breakfeast is an... More

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

Hi Matt K, Thanks for posting your review of Back of Chapel! We think free Wifi and free Breakfast is a must for any backpackers these days. We are in the process of upgrading the fridges to provide more space for every guest. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here. Thanks again, Aaron (4 bed dorms with the balconies... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Back of chapel backpackers is a nice, shared house type of hostel. Rooms and kitchen are cleaned everyday by the nice cleaning lady and the owners Aaron and his brother are nice, normal friendly guys. After visiting five other hostels in Melbourne, I decided to stay here for the next 1,5 months, like most of the backpackers here. Location is... More

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

Hi Ripatius, Thanks for posting your review. It's great to read that you stayed in 5 other hostels in Melbourne and chose to stay with us for the rest of your time in Melbourne. Thanks for stating our location and how easy it is to get around from here using the Melbourne public transport system. We hope you enjoy the... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

When i first arrived it was meant as a temporary stop while looking for a apartment. But after a week staying here i found myself loving it so much i did not even bother looking any further for another place. The place is very clean and gets cleaned every morning. There is a free breakfast every morning. With several things... More

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

Hi Furtaly, Its so fantastic for us to read a review with so many positive quotes. So many of our guests are exactly like yourself. "make a booking for a week" end up "loving it so much you do not even bother looking for another place" Thanks for pointing out some great facts. Thanks for staying with us! Aaron More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a great hostel and it is apparent as soon as you arrive when you are welcomed by Aaron who is a fantastically helpful guy. He will provide you with all the basics needed to enjoy your stay both at Back of Chapel and Melbourne. Furthermore, rooms are cleaned on a daily basis by Cally who is really friendly... More

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

Thanks for your fantastic review scooklins, We love the Title! Back of Chapel is always trying to improve each day. We have been upgrading many areas and look forward to continue this over the next few months. All of our guests claim that we more of a large house than a hostel. This is evident with guests like yourself who... More

Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I have some good experiences to write here and a suggestion for change. I had travelled with my family. When we arrived at back of chapel (it was late night), we were greeted by many people at the door as if they were all expecting our arrival, we thought that it must be the staff at the backpackers. But soon... More

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

Hi Zubair, We try to keep the best mannered guests here. This leads to a great vibe around the hostel no matter what country you are from or what your background is. Many of our guests enjoyed some of your fantastic cooking every night. For future reference we don't allow minors here as it may compromise all of our guests... More

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for a month whilst we worked in Melbourne and were so sad to leave. The people you meet are so friendly and chilled and the hostel itself is lovely. Really well managed, brilliant free breakfast and great location! Perfect place to explore chapel street. Definitely the best place to stay in melbourne!

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

Hi Gabz, Thank you so much for posting a review for Back of Chapel. We absolutely love your title as well! Back of Chapel has been trying to improve every day and there has been many upgrades since you left. We hope to get some more done before the summer season picks up again. We hope you enjoy the rest... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I have been staying here since the middle of June this year.my intention was to stay a month but found myself still here 4 months later.Aaron and Josh are very accommodating if you need help with anything.It is just off Chapel St which has all the cafes,bars and restaurants at your door step.Good environment and people come through here and... More

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

Hi Ross, Thanks for taking your time to post a review. It was great having you as a guest for the duration of your stay. Many guests we have end up staying for longer than expected just like your situation. we hope the rest of your travels were just as fun as your time staying here. all the best, Aaron... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

I recently relocated to Melbourne and stayed here for 10 days, really quiet as backpackers go, had a private room with a big comfy bed, the location is great, the staff were helpful and friendly. It's more of a big share house than a backpackers.

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

Hi Fakecarl, Thank you for posting a review for Back of Chapel. Our guests continually say that one of the greatest features is that we are like more of a big share house with a homely feel. We hope that the rest of your time in Melbourne was fantastic. Thanks again, Aaron More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Back of chapel is a very good hostel, it's cheap and the location is perfect, cause you are near to lot of bars, restaurants, clothes chop and supermarket. it's an hostel with a human size, so you feel comfortable. The rooms are clean and you have a balcony :). Shower and also good. I think it's the best hostel if... More

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

Hi Alex M, Thanks for taking your time to post a review for Back Of Chapel Backpackers. We think the Balconies for the 4 bed dorms and private rooms are awesome too! We hope you have some more fun and exciting travels after your time with us. Thanks again, Aaron More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

I arrived in Melbourne in June and stayed here till October.Its easily the best hostel I've stayed in during my two years stay in Australia.The location on chapel street is perfect.I was working during the week and had no problems with noise.Its always clean with great showers and laundry services.It has a homely feel to it as you get to... More

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

Thanks for posting your review. That's great to hear that we are your favorite hostel in your 2 years of travelling around Australia. If you do come back I'm sure you will see and improvement from when you checked out. safe travels! More

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Address: 50 Green St, Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Stonnington > Windsor
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“Back Of Chapel is devoted to providing our guests with the best experience. We hope to see you soon.”Back of Chapel is a 150 year old Victorian terrace, which has recently been renovated. We are Located in the South-Eastern suburb of Windsor in Melbourne, Australia. Back Of Chapel is nestled in the core of Chapel Street, which is a vibrant, cultural and popular tourist area in Melbourne. Chapel Street provides an historic setting with diverse dining in many cafes, restaurants and bars as well as innovative architecture with exciting arts and cultural venues. Here at Back Of Chapel we pride ourselves on offering the most fun, friendly and chilled out hostel in Melbourne. All of our rooms are reasonably priced and we cater for many types of travelers. Many of our guests make a reservation for a few days and end up staying for a few months. The diversity and enthusiasm of our guests provide a great family vibe. You can always count on meeting new and friendly people from all over the world. Back Of Chapel also has a dedicated bar for backpackers and friends. The BOC bar features a variety of local and imported beer, wine and spirits all at low prices. Our friendly staff will always make you feel welcome. If you are looking to stay for a few nights or a few months, Back Of Chapel will provide a homely and relaxed feel that will make your stay in Melbourne more enjoyable than anywhere else. Please note that our triple rooms consist of a double bed and a single bunk on top.Hostel reception hours are:8:30am-5pm everyday (closed 1-2pm)Recommended for guests over 18 years of Age. ... more   less 
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