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361 Queensberry St., Melbourne, Victoria 3051 , Australia (North Melbourne)
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Bozo Backpacker
Ranked #104 of 113 Specialty Lodging in Melbourne
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  • Location
    2.5 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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The owner is rude, obnoxious and he looks like he is homeless. His hostel caters for the homeless and mentally ill. The bathrooms are filthy so is the kitchen. People smoke pot regularly in the common room and it smells like dead mice. It's not uncommon to see mice running into the kitchen and they are also in the rooms.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Seriously disgusting hellhole. Read the reviews, we cant all be wrong. This is no place for a woman or single travellers looking for a clean quiet secure place to stay it is also run as a holding premises for homeless people some with addictions and mental health problems. Their carers attend during the day. A truly awful experience. If you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Seriously, this place is so disgusting and not suitable for backpackers at all! Mainly junkies/hobo's live here that can sometimes be very verbally agressive. Warm water in the showers is only available for 3 minutes and is then cut off, toilets are disgusting and are never cleaned just as the kitchen. The owner is a suspicious man that doesn't write... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

there are rats and mice running around everywere the owner knocks on your door for rent at 7am in the morning there is no computer that works there and some people staying smoke pot and when you ask them to stop they laugh at you. And there are some mice and rats in the rooms there do not stay there... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

DO NOT STAY AT THIS PLACE, THE OWNER IS WEIRD AND THE PLACE IS DIRTY. The bathroom smells. The kitchen is dirty. So many criminals stay at this place kind of halfway house. Never ever stay at this place again.

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1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

It's so dirty, ages to get hot water in the showers,milk crates for furniture, gum and other junk on the floors, no soap or towels in the bathrooms, no atmosphere or anything, owner is not a suitable person for hospitality. Do not stay here for any reason.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This place is absolutely revolting, it looks nothing like the pictures up. It smells, the bathrooms are completely filthy with poo all through the toilets and hair all through the sinks, I wouldn't let a dog eat in the kitchen and the owner was very strange, when I told him I wanted my money back and to leave and why... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

this backpackers is a very nice and warm inviroment and the manager is very nice and helpful with work and it is close to all the city shops cafes and restaraunts and queen victoria markets i would reccomend to all tourists and backpackers to come stay at bozo backpackers email me on stevenlmogg1977@gmail.com for any more great reviews on this... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

I choose that place because of the very reasonable rate (50 Aus dollars for 1 room for 2pax) and the location even if it's not very central it's just at 10 to 15mn walking from the center and there is 2 tramways line very close. BUT the place was super dirty, equipment very old, the courtyard full of old broken... More 

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Address: 361 Queensberry St., Melbourne, Victoria 3051 , Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > North Melbourne
Number of rooms: 50

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