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Flinders Backpackers

35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location, near mrt and tram. We're a group of 5 who booked a bed here and we asked if we can stay together in a 4 bedroom dorm and we'll just pay for the price of 5 but they don't allow us because it is a fire hazard. Good thing they value safety. Good that even bathrooms need card... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Flinders backpackers is in the perfect location, central to everything! 5 min walk to Bourke st mall, hosier lane, art galleries and Coles, fast food joints - almost everything you need! If it's not within walking distance, there is trams and flinders station within a 2 min walk. I booked a 3 bed dorm for our visit and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean toilets, warm bedrooms, friendly staff and in a perfect location for a good price. You couldn't ask for more! We booked a twin bedroom with share toilets and the room had enough space for both of us, with tv and heater. Bedrooms are in a different floor than reception so there's no noise at night time. You can purchase... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Flinders Backpackers for 2 nights. Excellent location in the CBD opposite Flinders St station. The exterior may seem seedy, but inside was clean, including the shared kitchen which is a nice surprise for such a large hostel. Plenty of showers, clean linen. Friendly staff. Very good value for money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived quit late and just made it in time before they close reception for one hour. No Go for a Hostel. Closing Reception between 21-22. Room was clean but bit old. Slept good. Bit of tram noise. Breakfast is nice with toast and pancakes, but get up early. You have to bring your own cup or buy on of them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I stayed here 3 times throughout my traveling time in Australia all for different amounts of time and in the different types of rooms. The double bed was decent. There was hardly any room for mine and my ex-partner's stuff but it was okay. Then I stayed in a 4 bunk room (mixed gender) and it was as big as... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I didn't stay there and I never will stay there. I had a look of the hostel, great location, have a pool table, kitchen is just near the reception... The receptionists were not friendly at all, even a bit nasty when I told them I was not gonna stay there, what the heck, I went there with a friend to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This backpacker's hostel offers a place in the heart of the city. The price is reasonable and not to mention their overflowing free breakfast plus almost every night free stuff from the famous goon to movies at the hostel. I stayed for just two night but stay is worth the value. I normally compare places before I book but when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Can be a bit loud if you're on the main road with the tram stop outside and the club downstairs but I was exhausted each night after spending the days exploring so didn't bother me too much. (I was prepared because of the other reviews so had ear plugs which I didn't end up needing to use) I had a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

stayed here as the locations was perfect for a gig we went to at the forum up the road. as far as back packers accommodation goes this is pretty good. room was clean and furniture and decor was modern enough for my liking. a pub/club is joined on this accommodation so can be loud at times but its not over... More 

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