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United Backpackers Melbourne

250 Flinders St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000 , Australia (Formerly Elephant Backpackers) (Melbourne CBD)
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krey008 Auckland Region, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Gdynia, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Delhi, Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at United about 3 times already. That is def my place when I go to Melbourne =) The staff is kind, the rooms have signs in front of the door saying like "hi there, good looking" and also the pillow case "good night" its is simple but makes the stay so comfortable, the guys organize walking tours and... More

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

Oh wowsers! What lovely things to say! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your thoughts about United. We work super hard around the clock to ensure that all of our superstar guests have the best possible time with us - I am so very glad that you have experienced that. Thank you for staying (again and again... More

Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best hostel I've stayed in. Love the atmosphere, the staff, the cleanliness and the comfortable beds. Met so many cool people here! I've already recommend to others :) I would definitely go back. It's in the centre of everything :)

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

Oh hello there! Thank you so very much for taking the time to leave your thoughts about your stay at United Backpackers. I am happy to hear that you had a great time with us! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Happy Travels Jess Operations Manager United Backpackers More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

United Backpackers in Melbourne is one of the best hostels Ive ever visited. The location across the road from Flinders ST Station is excellent. The rooms and facilities are spotlessly clean and the staff all friendly and helpful. I'd recommend to anyone visiting the city.

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

Oh hi there! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your feedback - we really appreciate it (and who doesn't like to hear good things about themselves!). We work super hard to ensure that all our fabulous guests can make the very most of their Melbourne experience - our amazing location sure makes that easy! We hope... More

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Address: 250 Flinders St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000 , Australia (Formerly Elephant Backpackers)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Elephant Backpackers Hotel Melbourne

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