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490 -494 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are okay compared to the filthy kitchen. Fryers etc. are unclean and birds can fly into the room. The tables are gross, too. No sheets provided in the rooms and they are also filthy. Toilets are okay but could be better. Shower was okay but the atmosphere in general was horrible. Location is good if you want to... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the cheapest places to stay in Melbourne CBD during the tennis season, so can't really complain too much about the quality of my stay. Very popular with backpackers and university students, so at midnight the place is still loud with a lot of commotion, particularly the reception and dining rooms. Sleep quality was fine, room facilities were okay... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately this hostel is the worst I stayed in during my one year in Australia. It has dark rooms no air conditioning one fan so very hot very loud from the street and the people in the common room. the bathroom doesn't get cleaned properly and the kitchen is really disgusting dirty. The location is really really good! But for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

When we checked into our room, our double bed had obviously been slept in and the sheets were unclean. the room was littered with used condoms and there was a very bad smell. the staff were unhelpful, it took them a long time to clean the mess. there is absolutely no housekeeping. the kitchen and common areas were dirty and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The first night we spend in a dorm, and the side of the dorm was the street site. Well you could hear everything what was happening in the street, I thought is was funny and i felt like i was living in the big city. For sleeping not so great, but i had earplugs! And at night there are a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

the staff are very helpful and friendly it is the best place to stay for a great price the owner is a very nice person and the kitchen is very clean and so are the rooms and they have a very clean environment, you get lots of sleep and the people that come and stay there are very friendly also.... More 

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I was not sure what to expect as it was my first time stating at a hostel it was not to bad, I did not like how the key deposit system works. The bed was very lumpy The place could do with some work and general TLC I do not believe I would stay here again but I can not... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Stayed 3 nights here and i would say i had a good stay and a good night sleep. Its really close to the very famous Queen Victoria Market! so you can take a morning walk at the market. Its within walking distance to literally everywhere so its very convenient. Try the Gyu Tan Don (ox tongue) at Menya Ramen nearby... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I arrived here in March and stayed here for 3 months. Considering this is one of the cheapest hostels in Melbourne it is decent value for what you pay for. Overall this is a decent hostel, the staff are very friendly, good atmosphere for backpackers, the hostel also has foxtel with movie and sport channels and there is also free... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

After reading bad reviews I was a little worried. However, I was very happy with my 4 night stay. Despite the very thin walls, most of the guests were very quiet and considerate. The place was nice and WIFI was useful. I would definitely stay here again, great location. Only problems were the uncomfortable beds and the shower temperature was... More 

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Address: 490 -494 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 45
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