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King Street Backpackers

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   197-199 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #66 of 112 Specialty Lodging in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great hostel, one of the more expensive ones I've stayed in but was worth it. Clean rooms and social areas. Staff were lovely and very helpful, particularly enjoyed the wake up announcements except when hungover! Free breakfast every day and pasta on Wednesdays.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Internet is rubbish but free. Really noisy and watch out for the creepy Male worker who's in his 40s and acts like he's In his 20s-he's a bully to guys he doesn't like. The other staff were really nice and helpful and the location is excellent. Near cbd and the trams and everything run well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This hostel is in a fantastic location, only a couple of minutes walk from the southern cross station and really central to the cbd. Staff were great, really helpful and friendly. Dorms were a bit cramped with not enough powerpoints, but pretty reasonable. The bathroom was the low point - easily one of the most disgusting bathrooms I've ever come... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This hostel is really near to Southern Cross station, just about 5 mins walk. It is VERY convenient if you are coming from the airport late at night or you need to go to the airport early in the morning. The Skybus is operating at this station. About the room-It is clean, bathroom is also clean and the staff are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

King street backpackers has a good location in Melbourne, close to everything. Although we arrived a couple of hours before check-in time, we could still check in to a room and drop our stuff there before we headed out. The rooms were not very clean, there was lots of dust and sand on the floor. Also the toilets, showers and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It goes without saying that it`s very good bacpacker i stay about for a week i wanted to stay more especially i want to say 'thanks ' the staff name is morry ?? as well as all every staff is so kind my english skill is not good but i had no problem with good smart staff and global bacpacker... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have to say the kiosk staffs are very friendly. Because when checking in, it was almost 2.30 a.m. The concierge help me to check in as son as possible. He do so many things in a short time, including assist to fill out the room form, introduced the facilities, arranged the room, store my luggage...etc. the most important of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I did not sleep in the hostel but I have to write to a review because of the friendly stuff. I stayed in Melbourne for couple of hours without having any info/tips what to do. I just passed by the hostel and asked the receptionist if he can help me out. He was really friendly and spent couple of minutes... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My friend and I had booked into the kings street backpackers for 3 nights, paying for a shared dorm for 6 girls. On arrival the check in staff were lovely and very chatty and assisted us with our bags up the stairs. We entered our room to find out that we wouldn't only be sharing with a further 4 girls... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It was my first place when I arrived. The ppl there are nice and easy-going.

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Address: 197-199 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — King Street Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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