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United Backpackers Melbourne

250 Flinders St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000 , Australia (Formerly Elephant Backpackers) (Melbourne CBD)
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect location. Rooms and bathrooms were very clean, staff were suitably wacky! Only knock were the showers - 2 temperatures, scorching hot or freezing cold.... Overall I was very satisfied, excellent value for money.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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54 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We paid $30 a night each for a 12 bed dorm. The hostel is ok, it is clean, the showers are good and hot and the toilet was clean. The kitchen is stocked with equipment and clean and there is a good movie room to laze around on big cushions. There is free wifi in the communal area and the... More

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Shefford, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A decent hostel which has an amazing location. Clean, good facilities and lots of free stuff. This hostel however is overpriced in my opinion. $30 a night for a 12 bed dorm is to high. Half the staff have positive energy and are generally helpful but there our some staff members who have little to no enthusiasm, knowledge or customer... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the four bed ensuite rooms with a group of friends and we loved this place. The room was a really good size, we all managed to spread our gear across the floor and still have space to move. The bathroom was a little on the small side but still ok as there were shared bathrooms... More

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JM_travels_sometimes, Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback - we really do appreciate it! I am very glad to read that you enjoyed your stay - we like to think of our ensuites as small but perfectly formed! And you're right, the bathrooms just down the hall are super spacious and convenient. Our amazing crew love sharing this... More

Gdynia, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved it! Amazing location (near to the museums, art galleries and great restaurants/cafes). Crew was very helpful and positive. Well-organized kitchen and tv-room. Very clean and cosy rooms. Everything spot-on!

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JM_travels_sometimes, Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this review

Oh hello there! Thank you for leaving your thoughts about your stay at United! I am so glad to read that you enjoyed your time with us. Just quietly, I think we have the best staff in the business and we work around the clock to ensure that you have the best possible time in Melbourne! Thanks for staying -... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I LOVE this place! Which is weird for me to say, as I only stayed for 2 nights last weekend! I honestly don't have a bad word to say - and I did think hard about it as I appreciate an honest review myself. I was in a 4 bed female dorm with ensuite and the beds are great -... More

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JM_travels_sometimes, Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this review

Oh goodness - what lovely things to say! I am so glad that you enjoyed your (too brief!) time with us. We work super hard to ensure that all our superstar guests have the best time with us - no matter how long you are staying! We hope to see you back at United one day soon :) Happy Travels... More

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in July. i stayed in a private room. It was better than what i was expecting. The room was large, had a bunk bed (double and single on top), a table and chair, a coat hanger, airconditioner, windows that opened and i had a view of the flinders street station and a black out... More

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JM_travels_sometimes, Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback about your stay at United Backpackers - I am very please to read that you enjoyed your stay with us! We work around the clock to ensure that all our amazing guests have the best possible time at United - we reckon you can't beat this amazing location... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very pleased with this hostel. As it is new, everything was clean and neat. there were plenty of showers, so no wait time. The location can't be beat. Everything you could possibly need is just a block or two away. Staff were great and held luggage on last day after checkout. Wifi in the rooms made it easy... More

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JM_travels_sometimes, Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this review

Hello there! Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback - we really appreciate it! I'm very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you back at United one day soon! Happy Travels Jess Operations Manager United Backpackers More

Delhi, Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

PROS: 1. LOCATION!! right on the flinders st. made it really close to all the tram n train stations.. 2. Key system makes it pretty secure and safe! 3. Obsessed with cleanliness, SUPER CLEAN!that you will even find people at 2 AM in the morning cleaning up!! 4. Super comfy mattresses and charging point on each bunk!! that was really... More

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JM_travels_sometimes, Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this review

Hello there! Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We really do appreciate it. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your time with us! You sure are right about this location, right in the heart of the city - it doesn't get any better than that! And yep - we work around the clock (even... More

Indore, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed with my husband in a 4 bed room on 16-17 Aug. We just loved everything about the place. It is very clean, well maintained, free in-room wifi, centrally located opposite to the Tram station and has extremely friendly staff. The staff at frontdesk went out of the way to help and guide us. They even organise walking tours,... More

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JM_travels_sometimes, Manager at United Backpackers Melbourne, responded to this review

Hello there. Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your feedback and for saying such lovely things. I am really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We work super hard to ensure we provide an amazing experience for all of our guests - thanks for noticing! :) ps: you must have been lucky!... More

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Additional Information about United Backpackers Melbourne

Address: 250 Flinders St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000 , Australia (Formerly Elephant Backpackers)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 240
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Elephant Backpackers Hotel Melbourne

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