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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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I stayed in a female only 4-bed dorm, for 6 nights and thought it was fine. The room was clean when we arrived and we were given clean sheets & pillow case. The bathrooms on our level were as expected and I noted they were cleaned every morning. Great shower!!! My friend and I only cooked once while we were... More

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West Midlands, England
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This place is a dump If you Google this place and see the photo that comes up of one of the dorms, be warned that this place looks NOTHING like that. It's completely false. We got to reception and the two guys sat behind the desk looked as us as if to say "Yeah... what do you want?" They weren't... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I think staying here, you need to be realistic about the fact that it is a backpackers. I've only stayed in the private rooms here and never a share room, so I've found that it has not been too bad. The pros of the place are really that it's cheap accommodation in the Melbourne CBD and that it is a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Awful hostel. Staff rude, hostel extremely dirty and not cleaned throughout our stay. Nightclub noise so so loud up until 5am! Room dark, dirty and too small for 4 people. Mould on windows, sheets on bed stained. People running around at all times screaming and waking everyone up with no sign of security or staff in general. Smoking in room... More

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Edmonton, Alberta
2 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I have actually stayed here on 2 separate occasions. The first was when I arrived in the country November 2011. Was very excited until I got there. The rooms were so small and covered in other people's crap that we couldn't even fit our suitcases in. Decided in a fit of panic to upgrade to a private double. Small and... More

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New York City, New York
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22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Stayed just the one night, New Years. This was an OK place, but can't say that I'd stay there for more than a night or 2. There was lots of noise from the corridors (every single door could be heard) and 2 of the 4 toilets on that floor (4) were out of order, and one of the remaining 2... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Firstly, this hostel is a dive, and i mean disgusting- the rooms had mould all over the windows, we were in a TINY room with 3 other ppl (2 of whom were sharing a single bed :S) There was nowhere to put our stuff. The bathrooms were horrific.....and by that I mean that sharing with wild animals would have been... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

if u want a simple nights sleep DO NOT STAY HERE i am an outgoing guy who stayed here with my girlfriend and it is without doubt the worst place i have stayed staff are very poor they do not do refunds which says it all. they seem to allow people to run riot making extremely loud noise throughout the... More

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Darwin, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Having travelled through 3rd world countries, i have to say this place was worse!! What a joke....for starters, the price is ridiculous for what you get, its the most i have ever paid for a backpackers and it was the dirtiest. They obviously dont give a damn, its all about getting the people in and out, u ar just a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

When i arrived at the first day and moved in the room(4-female), I was shocked by the dirty situation. There were so many stuff and rubbish on the floor (I met a mud roommate). It seemed that no staff cleaned up the room. Another shocking incidence was that there was no hot even warm water supply for shower. Although I... 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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