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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed in a couple of hostels so far and I have to say that this one is by far the worst! Staff is unfriendly, rooms are very small the kitchen partially doesn't work properly, there is not enough cutlery for everyone and it makes an overall unclean impression, most of all the toilets. Me and me friend checked in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location of this hostel and the very competitive price are the selling points. It's right in the centre of town and everything is on your doorstep so ideal if you want a hassle free stay. Beds are cheap and pretty comfy. We got a 2-bed dorm (basically a private room with bunks) which was only $68 - bargain considering... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't check in as soon as we arrived at flinders station so sat in the common room area for about an hour, which was fine as it was so clean and had plenty of tables and comfy chairs to sit on. The staff on reception were very friendly and actually seemed interested in what you had bee up to... More 

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

Dear Beth, Thank you so much for you lovely review! These are just the kind of things we love to hear so that we know we are providing a service that our guests can and do enjoy. We hope you both had a fantastic time in Melbourne and that we see you again in the future. Happy Travels Flinders Staff... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't normally write reviews - but this hostel was seriously terrible. Mostly because of the service. SO rude. They also did not give me my booking back because there was no one at reception when I checked out, it was all gated up, and I had to go to catch my flight. They expected me to wait around until... More 

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

Dear Leah, Good customer service is a two way street, a give and take between the staff and guest. Despite the staff being polite and friendly it is difficult to communicate with someone that is unhappy with everything the staff has to say. Shutting down mid conversation to make a call to a friend to complain about having to wait... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't complain about this property. Right in the heart of Melbourne, tons of floors and rooms, tons of other young travelers. Good-sized bathrooms, pretty decent kitchen and lounge space and helpful, round-the-clock reception. A little pricey for my blood but definitely a good value for a nice, clean room and helpful staff. Only complaint was the mattresses were pretty uncomfortable,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two friends and I stayed here over a big sports weekend in Melbourne. Rather than paying close to AUD 1800 for two nights at a hotel we decided to try Flinders Station Backpackers. We stayed in a three bedroom dorm and although the room was small and you had to share a bathroom it suited our requirements and cost around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reasonable price.. Closed to flinders station ..n it 's only a few minutes walk to bourke street.. Room is quite clean n tidy. But it is not sound proof though.. For those who wanna save money for breakfast, they do provide free pancakes n coffee in the morning.. But.. U have to cook the breakfast urself n of cos clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and modern hostel with good facilities. It does get very noisey at night if your over the busy streets to make sure to take your ear plugs. The hostel is kept very clean. It's a very big hostel so the atmosphere isn't the best it could be due to no arranged drinking nights or anything however they do... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was supposed to be a 3-star, but i give it a 4 bcoz the staff i dealt with was very helpful. We booked a 2-private room under my buddy's name, but somehow they out of nowhere put my name. We couldn't find the booking in the system, but they did try their best to arrange another 4-beds shared room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were very happy staying there, the security was good. The room & bathroom were clean, the linen was fresh & the staff were polite & friendly. We usually stay in hotels so it was quite different for us. We would stay there again.

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