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The Melbourne Connection

205 King St, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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burton on trent
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Melbourne Connection was the first place I stayed when I got to Australia, I was on my own and was made very welcome, the staff were great and very friendly and were happy to help. I stayed in a mixed dorm and a 4 bed Girls only room and found them both great. I stayed here for almost 6 month... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Melbourne connection is is very affordable and in a great location. The staff are Friendly and always do what they can to keep guests happy. I've stayed here 4 months so far and have never had a problem. Over all this hostel is very nice and a comfortable place to stay I reccomend it.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for 4 months and loved it. It was like my home! Only left because I had too. The staff and owner were awesome and extremely helpful. Great place to meet people with a great atmosphere!!! Perfect location with everything in walking distance or a tram stop near by! Would diffinitly recommend this hostel to anyone... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Hated it! Got completed covered in bed bug bites. They were living in the walls in the room and the lounge area. I even saw them crawling allover the chairs for the computers. If wasn't for that it wouldn't be so terrible! Needs to be sorted. Nice staff if the only reason I'd give 1 star

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Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I stayed there with friends only a couple of days but it was enough. The only positive things I can say about it: cheap, free breakfast and well-located. But it was dirty (kitchen, bedding, shower) and definitively the kitchen and the dining room were not big enough for the capacity of the hostel. Once we had to wait one hour... More

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Bergen, Norway
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This hostel is among the cheaper and the standard seems to be about average. The beds we had was extremly worn out and the pots and pans in the kitchen are due for replacement. There is no free Internet in the hostel and buying Internet is rather expensive. On the pluss side, hostel semed quiet, but if you're in the... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

During our stay at this hostel on 20 Oct, the place is not so convenience or clean to stay. The room is so not clean, bed sheet damn smelly, dirty etc. The share bathroom are not clean and dirty. The Kitchen is so messy and rubbish is every where. Not recommend for family or even for a backpacker. Mid-night, peoples... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in Melbourne Connection for two nights, thank goodness it wasn't longer. The kitchen area is not somewhere I would want to store or prepare food. The shower / toilet facilities are awful. There was urine on the toilet every time you went in and a hole in the ceiling. The 'lounge' area provides a space for people to... More

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Vicenza, Italy
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

we were four girls. Firstly, they gave us a 6 bed-room in the basement, no window, no air, in horrible hygienic conditions. There were 3 boys in the room, so they overbooked the room. We were lucky that a couple of girls canceled their reservation so we took their room, where a couple was living sharing the same bed (it... More

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Melbourne, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I've stayed in many a rustic hostel, but this place was super sketchy. The receptionist basically tossed a sheet at me when I arrived and went back to whatever he was doing. My bunk had no pillow. Security is lax, to say the least. There is staff there overnight as far as I could tell. All you need is a... More

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Address: 205 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 , Australia
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Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
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