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Elizabeth Hostel

490 -494 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
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
1 review
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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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I was a bit nervous staying at this place due to the reviews, but I think there must have been a change of management (?) as the room was spotless when I arrived (and yes I've checked under the bed as well). I've also noticed the share bathrooms are cleaned even at night - they were spotless during the day... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Wow, where to begin? The staff are incredibly rude and don't seem to care about the residents at all. It's VERY noisy if you are unlucky enough to have a room facing Elizabeth Street. Groups of other backpackers there have taken to partying all hours on the footpath with their booze and stereo. When I brought this up with the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I slept there three nights, and the bed was so small, I had to throw the mattress in the floor. After three days I put the mattress and bed back together and a hyperdermic needle and spoon fell out on the floor!!!! Totally freaked-out now, I called the desk person in who seemed nonplussed. I said I'm not touching that... More

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

It was a hot couple of days outside but the hostel has very few windows and heats up to be far hotter inside than out. The dorm rooms with tiny windows in some become ovens, over heating from the combined body heat of the guests. The guests in all the rooms I saw are disgusting, rubbish, clothes, empty beer bottles... More

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Average hostel because of the location. We stayed one week in double room. Clean room, good TV, movies to watch, but is not very clean. They tried to clean, but the guests were very strange and messy. Not the same people we met in other hostels: students who come to Australia to work and have fun. The people here is... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I checked in in december and the room was awfull! It smells very bad and my bad was not clean, like food everywhere! I could of not sleep cause people bring other people from outside into the room. Crazy! I was glad i was staying just for one night

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I can't believe, that people were allowed to sit in the lounge drinking and listening to very loud music all night! Showers and toilets were nasty. We had a double room, and you would expect that to be a little better than the regular dorms, which it certainly wasn't. Wonder what state the dorms in this place were in? Not... More

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Chelmsford
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Stayed here for about 4 days in late September and the first room we stayed in wasn't great. Had a half a window pane missing so at night it was quite noisy with the wind. Had a skylight in the room which had a fan in to circulate the air but loads of dirt and dead bugs would fall through... 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): $
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
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