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Back of Chapel Backpackers

50 Green St, Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 18, 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 

Hobart, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We came to Melbourne unprepared for accomodation and got a call back from this place when an appropriate room became available (3 bed private room). Overall, the place easily has enough facilities so you do not have to be waiting at any time (or at least it seemed that way to us, even with a full hostel). The location is... More 

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

Hi NicholasJarman, Thanks for posting your review, We were fully booked during your stay here, so it's pleasing to here that you didn't have to wait to use any of the facilities. We recommend the Bedrooms with the balconies as it provides the extra space, air and sun. If you decide to come back to Melbourne we will look forward... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I stayed at Bag of Chapel while traveling around Victoria and from the the moment I checked in until the moment I left I had an amazing, relaxing and fun time. This hostel is all about the people, it's not the typical hostel where everything is about making money of people. The hostel is run by two chilled and nice... More 

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

Hi breathindeeply, Thanks for a fantastic and detailed review. It's great to see such a positive review from an experienced traveler, and senior contributor. This reinforces us that Back of Chapel is heading in the correct direction. Thanks for calling me "chilled and nice" the $10 Kitchen deposit is an attempt to keep the Kitchen in a cleaner state. It... More 

Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My friend and I visited Melbourne for the Australia Day long weekend and picked this Hostel based on the good reviews and we’d heard good things about Chapel St. Overall I would say do not stay here if you are only in town for a few days – yes Chapel St has some nice bars and restaurants but so does... More 

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

Hi Mimi K, Thanks for posting your detailed review. Unfortunately you caught Back Of Chapel at a bad time. I believe during checkout you mentioned about the guests in the next room. I gave them all a warning that that behavior cannot continue. We did evict them the next day because they were unable to respect our wishes. We apologies... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

a real home away from home , only meaning to stay two weeks ive ended up being there for four months, back of chapel has a certain charm and a lot of character . receptions very friendly and will help with anything . being small and intimate it has a real family feel about it. highly recommend this place!

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

Hi Holly_nz1991, Thanks for posting your review. You have definitely chosen some choice words like Charm, Character, Small and Intimate. That's how we would like to describe what Back of chapel is and should be like. We hope you enjoy the rest of your stay with us! thanks again, Aaron More 

Jaipur, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

Back of Chapel has a certain charm that you can find only in few place in Australia. Friendly and particulary well located on Chapel street, B.O.C has offered me all I needed during my stay in Melbourne. Plain breakfast every morning, free internet and foxtel on a big TV screen to chill out. It is not a cheap 4 or... More 

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

Hi ADL44, Thanks for writing your review. We love to read how you enjoyed your stay and it will not be a memory forgotten. Thanks again, More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Excellent little hostel with a perfect location, tram/train stops around the corner, lots of bars and restaurants in within 2 mins walk. Cool atmosphere with all the backpackers. Staying in a private room which is great. Extended the stay it's that good.

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

Hi willtomo, Thanks for posting your review. It seems you are not alone with making a booking and extending your stay because you enjoyed it here. That's always great to see. We hope the rest of your travels around Australia are lot's of fun. Thanks, More 

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 

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Address: 50 Green St, Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Stonnington > Windsor
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Number of rooms: 11
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