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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 #64 of 116 Specialty Lodging in Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Tainan, Taiwan
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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16 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A double room was $78/nightly,no bathroom or tv!Plus,the only t.v was downstairs near the kitchen & reception=constant noise!I'd to watch it on tele-text re the music in the background the staff member asked me to as"it's a weekend & could you please put it on captions so people can listen to some music?"I was in a dorm room another night... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

I have been staying Here on and off for a few years now and my friend who visited on night fall asleep in the lounge and they judged me because of that and thought we were junkies I got kicked out and my friend doesn't even stay here! Its only one receptionist Matt who made this decision and I feel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

No linen on the beds when we arrived. They couldn't find spares, but just gave us a better room for the night. Don't expect to get any sleep on a Friday or Saturday night, the pubs & clubs on King Street are very loud. Great location by day - close to transport and things to do.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was very pleased with my stay here. The location is just so fantastic, only a couple of minutes from Southern Cross Station, and right next door to several cafes, bars, restaurants and a 7 Eleven store. This is a great location to walk around the city and visit the attractions. I had a private double room, which had plenty... More

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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were warmly welcomed and were told that we (3 people) would get a room for 4, so we really had a large room for us. The room was very cold as the window didn't close completely (it got better after putting plastic bags in the gap;)), it was not very clean, but okay for living in there. The shared... More

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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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