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The Melbourne Connection

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205 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 , Australia
The Melbourne Connection
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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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel has some great positives and some big negatives. The main positive is the location, next to Southern Cross station in the centre of the CBD it's location is great. It was very cheap considering many hostels hiked up the prices for the Formula 1 weekend and for the price the beds were a comfy sleep. However you need... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

First of all, the location is great...close to the city centre, not far away from the central bus station. The staff is friendly and helpful as well + free WIFI is available. However, the hostel is old and in need for renovation. Rooms and Beds are old and worn off, the ceilling is unsound and there is mold in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

For sur is not the best hostel in Melbourne. Not dirty, but it is old hostel . But I stayed 2 months here, and it was one of my best lefe experience. And it s close of every things . Free WiFi, 2 tv room , and a great atmosphere

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Siem Reap, Takev, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

I arrived in Australia 2 months ago and for the entire duration so far I have been in Melbourne Connection, it's a fantastic hostel with fantastic staff! The location is on the edge of the CBD so you can enjoy the city life without the constant hassle of the city when you want to avoid it, plus being one block... More 

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Myself and my friend had a provisional booking which we turned up to on Saturday 22nd November, we paid for 7 nights upon arrival as suggested. We then had to drop off our rented camper in which time we had a call regarding a flatshare we had inquired about which have a room available for us asap. Which was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Good location and not too difficult to find. Close to the train station. Got in late and left early. The guy who let us in and out was very good considering we had to wake him up both times. Bed was ok. Only complaint was the noise making it hard to sleep.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

very affordable for a 6 bed female dorm at aud24. good thing is that they have a kitchen with complete utensils to cook for travellers on a budget. plus, they have filtered drinking water and provide many leaflets about melbourne attractions and city map. the receptionist was friendly and did our check-in professionally, he showed us the room first before... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Had a private double room downstairs but all the bathrooms are shared which we thought would be fine with previous hostels we had stayed in. However I dont know when the cleaner cleaned or whether they had one at all the showers were disgusting. The TV room was outside our door so if you Wanted the toilet in the night... More 

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burton on trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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