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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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Christchurch
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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203 reviews 203 reviews
28 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Melbourne, Australia
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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