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Flinders Station Backpackers

35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Rating summary
  • 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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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a backpackers. So you always have prepare yourself for lots of people, little space, a bit of dirt and lots of noise. This place is well run, the staff were generally friendly, there are small events inside each night, the kitchen has all you need, its pretty comfortable and there is room for everyone. It gets a bit... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not very nice on check in. Guy in big hair was no help! Thinks he is Jack Black... Rest of the staff were no different, they had no interest in helping you. Kitchen is horrible, big walk in fridge is in chaos... Only good thing was the location.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have really enjoyed my stay at this hostel apart from the very rude and cocky man on reception with big hair and an uncanny resemblance to jack black! Not helpful at all, very rude on multiple occasions and do not understand why this hostel has employed him! It is also embarrassing that other members of staff have to apologise for... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flinders is cheap, not too clean, not really good in any way, but not especially terrible either. Its really a case of you get what you pay for. The beds are a bit rubbish, its a bit too noisy (especially in the mornings), they want $1 for 15 mins of wifi which is pretty rediculous, the showers arent great and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for nearly 2 months whilst I was working in Melbourne in a bar. I met some really good friends, people are nice and kitchen is open plan but can get very busy in the evenings, rooms are small but equipped well, cleaners come daily and always smell of BO, some people smoke weed in rooms that can... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ROOM 401 Window cord was broken so window wouldn't shut and so the cold night air dropped down onto the pillow and ME of course. The door knobs on the wardrobe all need tightening. ROOM 901 Bathbasin leaks onto floor

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24 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is what a real cheap hostel is about. Big, kind of clean rooms without a/c or fan and the lacking of charging stations. More annoying was that there were no toilets on my floor and you hade to go by lift 1 floor down just to use it. There were only two lifts to complicate it more. The facilities... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This hostel is in a great location although it does need a major clean and modernising. The ginger male I believe his name is jang is unbelievable rude and confrontational, he seriously need to change his attitude and more to the point his job. I was also very shocked to see the behaviour of another staff member a guy by... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Really well priced, I saved 50% on the second person we booked for so ended up being about $27/night. The showers were spacious, bathrooms always clean. Location was prime and the beds pretty comfortable. Bring your own padlocks though, the lockers didn't have them which was kinda annoying.

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

I arrived and the two girls at the reception were talking about their business and they didn't pay attention at me and when they were doing the check in the girl seemed really annoyed. I arrived in my room that was the messiest room ever and I saw that my roommate had taken my pillow and it was dirty so... More

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Also Known As:
Flinders Station Backpackers Hotel
Flinders Station Backpackers Hotel Melbourne
Address: 35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
Hotel Style:
Ranked #81 of 101 Specialty lodging in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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