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Flinders Station 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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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here a couple of nights ago before flying out. The hostel itself is alright, big tv room, big kitchen, lifts, free breakfast and right in the city. Our only problem was how thin the walls were. We had our own private room on a floor which also had 20 something other rooms, all you could hear was the... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, I stayed in a 16 bed doorm, so take that in consideration! Stayed here one night and I didn't dislike it, it was just too crowded for me. The breakfast was free, you could get free wifi downstairs, lockers in the room and okay bathrooms - it's a good hostel but it was way too big for... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived after midnight so the glass door was locked and i was not able to enter or contact the reception (didn't have a local sim at that time) until some tenants came out from the elevator and unlocked the glass door for me. facilities are average but i am glad i had a clean bed to put up a... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hostel could not have been any better- close to everything you could need! (Sights, the free tram, supermarket, etc.). Also, breakfast was free and the place has a movie room, pool table and a bar. However, it got really loud at night, so if you are looking for a quite place- this might not be the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The few good things about it are its location, the lovely staff (one extra star for them - would've been 1 star otherwise) and free breakfast. Otherwise hygiene is lacking. Bathrooms and toilets smell. The walls are paper thin - I could hear the couple next door fornicating. The ventilation system makes a weird whirling noise constantly. Failed to control... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We where staying at Flinders for 4 nights. The hostel is run down. Elevators are slow. Hallways etc. where dirty. Rooms where OK. But the WORST - we only had cold water in the showers for 4 days. Staff did not really care about that tough. Would not recommend this place.

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Likes: Great location!!! I love the free breakfast everyday. (Cereals, cook your own pancake, toasts and jam, coffee and tea). The hostel was clean. Dislikes: rooms are small. (Stayed in a 3bed and 4bed dorm). It can get noisy-- both noise from outside (tram, cars etc) and inside the hostel (loud guests and banging doors) you'll definitely need earplugs. Staff... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I highly recommend staying at the Flinders Station Backpackers.I have thoroughly appreciated the convenience of location,the standard of cleanliness and the friendliness of the fabulous staff on numerous occasions. The standard of customer service is outstanding and the facilities have exceeded my expectations with every subsequent stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stayed for three nights and we fidnt have a great experience. Despite the excellent location and friendly staff at front desk, it was a pig sty. The bedroom and bathroom wasnt clean. It needed a good bleaching and definate sweeping. The second lift was broken do you had to allow 10mins to take the lift. The noise was incredibly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Overall I have had positive experiences at Flinders Station Backpackers, the staff was very helpful and nice, the place had a good vibe. The only thing was the facilities were not really clean and bathrooms were a bit awkward. Not much space, no places to put your stuff and such..

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Additional Information about Flinders Station Backpackers

Address: 35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 140
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