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The Greenhouse Backpacker

228 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #32 of 115 Specialty Lodging in Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Rome, Italy
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153 reviews 153 reviews
39 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hostel is very comfortable. The bed was excellent, as was the shower and laundry facilities. The few low points are the breakfast, poor internet signal, and the high price. The location is perfect, right at the center.

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Mandurah, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean rooms, thick blankets and friendly staff. Unreliable wi-fi which can only be accessed on the main level. Daily announcements over the PA system can be a bit annoying if you're trying to sleep. The bathrooms only get cleaned once a day and can end up quite slippery. I would stay here again though as the rooms are quiet (except... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel because of the free breakfast (even though it's just toast and cereal) and wi-fi. This is great compared to other hostels in the city and has a relaxed, but friendly environment. The beds are comfortable and all facilities are clean. Since I stayed here during the low season it wasn't noisy at all. I would... More

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La Rochelle, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're having a hard time looking for a place to stay, the Greenhouse is the perfect one. It´s quite cheap ($29 for the night including breakfast and wi-fi) and also very friendly. Indeed, you'll meet a lot of backpackers coming from everywhere, there is a large dining room with sofas, TV, roof top and also many organized activities if... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location , with breakfast and nice people at the reception . Bed and sanitary are clean and new . Rooftop with barbecue . I asked to change my room for more privacy and they gave me an other one without saying anything . Can be rare sometimes !

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here because it had good reviews so thought we would pay a bit extra than normal. This place is not good value for money. The walls are so thin they might as well not be there. I could constantly here the people in the room next to me and the people in the room across the corridor. From... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

location is super great that you can walk to Flinders station in 1 min. Reception crew are friendly and lots information available there. Rooms are clean and so is the bathroom. Price is fairly good for the facilities and services. If the water pressure could be bigger, more power spot in the room, and stronger wifi signal will be perfect.

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Panajachel, Guatemala
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This place is great to meet people and get to know Melbourne. It is very well located in the CBD, they organize free guided tours and pub crawls and other activities or free meals which makes it easy to make friends. The place in itself has everything backpackers look for (comfy beds, clean bathrooms, big kitchen, free breakfast, laundry, pool,... More

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Jonathan L, Public Relations Manager at The Greenhouse Backpacker, responded to this review

Hi Fanny, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I was thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Happy travels! More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Value for money option with very centralised location. Offers most of what I would expect from a backpackers hostel such as free wifi and kitchen facilities. However, the rooms didn't have very good sound proofing and I didn't sleep very well, given that it was very noisy outside. They also didn't offer parking and I had to park at the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a great backpackers best location right in the city , there a super market like 1 min walk away the place is centrally heated so never get cold and there's always something going on and u get free dinner on Tuesdays , the only complain I had was they have elements to use but no overs which I... More

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Address: 228 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 64
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