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Melbourne International Backpackers

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450 Elizabeth St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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35 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Nice hostel, great staff. Close to markets (Aldi) and free tram. Huge bathrooms with plenty of toilettes and showers. Rooms ok but windows untight so in Winter a bit too cold. No AC, very small TV room but free pancakes in the morning are a blast!

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

It's an old building but their closing to refurbish anyway (from what I was told). It was good for the long weekend we had in Melbourne, it was central, clean, affordable and you get free pancakes for breakfast! We stayed in a 6 bed dorm- the room was gloomy & smelly but I think that was down to the people... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I got here and the staff were unfriendly, the room was damp and felt unclean ( like it had never been aired!). I tried to join in with some activities but found the place to be extremely unfriendly and unhelpful. I would recommend to stay here with friends for a few days at most but this is it. The free... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Free breakfasts, pricing and location are the positives. Aside from that its a hard place to fall in love with the decor looking like the set of the Shining, most staff members being bored/uninterested 24/7 and the cleaners thinking they're your australia mothers. Also the WIFI is shocking. Essentially without the free breakfasts I would have given 1 star.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The hostel was in a great location, on the outskirts of the CBD, meaning most parts of the city were walkable. The free breakfast (pancakes especially) was definitely a highlight, although if you are looking to do an early day trip somewhere (like we did to the GOR), be mindful that breakfast starts 7:30 and ends 9:30. But it was... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This was awesome! Free movies in TV room with loads of choice. The free breakfast was outstanding with pancakes, toast cereal, free tea and coffee all day and only $1 to buy a mug - bargin. The staff were friendly and I didnt have problems with the people. The atmosphere can be quite cold and lonely sometimes as people were... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Even thou I have review this before, as always good place to stay in Melbourne. Very central, cbd. Always good place to be, easy to all tram stops, QVM Markets. Staff is always friendly, hostel always clean and tidy thru out. Pity, what i understand, this hostel is closing down.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

cant complain much for the price. our room was right on the side of the main Elizabeth street, so the road noise was quite loud and the windows wouldn't properly shut. Good central location, satisfied.

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This hostel facilities were kept clean at all times even though it's fairly big. Everything is in walking distance. There is free breakfast including free pancakes (!!!) The not always working elevator and the limited wifi were kind of bothering me. Not a big deal though. It's a great hostel with fair prices.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Super large hostel where lots of backpackers converge together. Traveling solo, I found it a little intimidating and difficult to meet other people, since it is so large and the main common area is the kitchen. There is a nice little side room where some people congregate, but it's mostly filled with luggage and lockers! A lot of people that... More 

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Address: 450 Elizabeth St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 70
Also Known As:
Melbourne International Backpackers Hotel Melbourne

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