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Flinders Station Backpackers

35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location, in the heart of the city and public transport at your door. Bathrooms were a bit dirty and the rooms were average. Staff members were great. Ask for Laurence as he was lovely and very helpful. He was especially informative about Melbourne and what to do all around Australia. Was great to have a free guide of melbourne... More

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Cobram, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently I stayed at the backpackers. I'm from the country and wanted to enjoy a cheap stay in the city. Had my own room. Was quite nice. Staff were friendly. Particularly Laurence Hewson was a good bloke. Always helpful and on for a nice yarn.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights in July 2014, it's an ok hostel, good location and good value for the where it is. That said the night club/bar that is connected to the hostel is very noisy and I could imagine it might be hard to sleep depending what room your in(my room was fine). At the end of the day... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After staying in this hostel for 4 months whilst working i found that it was just what i needed it was right in the centre of the CBD, most of the rooms are 4 bed dorms so quite and clean enough. However like many people have said i do not see the point in the cleaners coming into the room... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we arrived at this hostel and had good expectations considering the great location. however we were quickly given a dose of reality like a sharp smack to the face with a cactus. the rooms are very very dated and dingy, lots of stains on mattresses and cleaning staff may as well be non existent. the kitchen facilities are old and... More

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a week in this hostel before deciding to move to another better hostel in the CBD. The rooms are dirty and dingy and the showers are even worse. The service from the staff was absolutely appalling. One individual named Jay stood out in particular as being extremely rude and unprofessional. The front desk is rarely manned and when... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in this hostel for 8 months. It is in a great location. The rooms are small but server their purpose. Poor facilities in the kitchen for the size of the hostel and the amount of people it homes (pots, pans etc) The biggest downfall for this hostel is the staff. For a staff team of maybe 12 I... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This hostel could be great if it were not for the appalling staff members and management that run the place. Never before have I stayed in a hostel where guests are treated as if they are a nuisance and inconvenience to the staff as opposed to paying customer who are keeping these rude and lazy people employed. generally all the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We only stayed for one night but this did the trick. Clean and tidy room, great kitchen facilities, and we got chocolate eggs at Easter. Looked like it had a good community vibe too. The location is extremely central and it's a good base for exploring the city

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Slough, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

So I arrived in Melbourne and this hostel in February, after having stayed in both the best and worst hostels in Sydney, and based on the reviews of this place I wasn't expecting much. However, I lived here for 3 whole months in a 4 bed room and I couldn't have asked for a better place to live. LOCATION: Perfect.... More

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Address: 35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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