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Flinders Station Backpackers

35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Noosa, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at Flinders for about 5 months so I think its safe to say I know the place pretty well, although I know in the last month since I have left, things have improved a bit. This review is based on my knowledge of the place when I was there. Great location in the heart of the city. However,... More

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Christchurch
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located and easy to get to everything in the CBD. Staff are pleasant and ready to answer any questions, free breakfast, free pool and table tennis, and an amazing list of movies to choose from to be enjoyed in the bean bag theatre. Rooms and bathrooms are basic but are clean and comfortable.

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FlindersMelboune, Manager at Flinders Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are happy to hear you had a great stay with us and we LOVE the new movie room as well!. Happy Travels Flinders Staff More

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed at this hostel for around five months. We arrived desperately needing a room on the evening of White night in Melbourne as literally everywhere was sold out and we had no where to stay. Laurence spent ages sorting us out and saved us from being homeless for a night! Cleanliness: The hostel is moderately clean... More

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FlindersMelboune, Manager at Flinders Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for leaving a review as it has given us valuable input to your stay and areas we can improve on. We are really happy with the new improvements we have made to the common area including the movie room. We are now looking at other areas of the hostel improve so that this summer season is... More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't stay here very long! Location great! Good bar and big kitchen area! Staff were alright! Not the cleanest place to stay but do able! Next to station and market square! Walk to main attractions over the river from south bank bars and cafés crown casino!

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FlindersMelboune, Manager at Flinders Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for leaving a review as it has given us valuable input to your stay and areas we can improve on. We are currently in the process improving our facilities so that every guest has a great clean room and hangout area to call home while in Melbourne. Happy Travels Flinders Staff More

Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perfect location for Melbourne CBD. Only a short walk to Southbank. Tram virtually at the front door. Close to Vic Markets and MCG. Good clean rooms. Great staff. Lift to rooms. Free breakfast in the morning.

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FlindersMelboune, Manager at Flinders Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review! Happy Travels Flinders Staff More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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FlindersMelboune, Manager at Flinders Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for leaving a review as it has given us valuable input to your stay and areas we can improve on. Its great to hear that a staff member was able to make your stay memorable. Happy Travels Flinders Staff More

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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FlindersMelboune, Manager at Flinders Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for leaving a review as it has given us valuable input to your stay and areas we can improve on. Flinders Backpackers is in the heart of the busy CBD. As such, guests may be disturbed by noise due to trams, traffic, and people on the busy streets surrounding the hostel. Also on Friday and Saturday... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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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FlindersMelboune, Manager at Flinders Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave a review as it gives us a chance to change and improve. We are happy to hear you are having a good stay with us and would really appreciate some more feedback in the coming weeks to see if the cleaning staff and change in internet price has made a... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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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FlindersMelboune, Manager at Flinders Station Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are always sorry when we have to ask a guest to leave as we want all our guest to have a great stay but there are still rules that need to be followed in a communal environment for the safety and enjoyment of all the guests Happy travels Flinders Staff 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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