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The Greenhouse Backpacker

228 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 2 nights at this Hostel and the staff was friendly and location was pretty good and easy access to the airport. However, internet only works on the Top floor which is not ideal they should invest some money and make sure that all rooms get access to WiFi not hard on nowadays. Also, whenever you check out... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on my way back to Malaysia from Launceston, Tasmania and we decided to stop by Melbourne for 4 days for a short trip. A group of us, 5 guys 1 girl stayed at greenhouse throughout the trip and it was a fairly good experience. We got the mixed dorm at Level 3 and shared it with two long... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 2 nights at the hostel and it proved to be a reasonable stay. The rooms were a little stuffy as they had no windows but they provided clean sheets and the bathroom was excellent. There is also a floor that has a kitchen and plenty of tables to use for meals. Not bad for the value.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late and the guy on reception was not overly friendly or helpful. We booked a double room and it was ok, but the bed was one of those doubles with the single bunk above and the room looked like an old converted office. The walls were very thin and you could hear everything. There were lockers however, and... More

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10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really good hostel, exactly what backpacking should be about. It's clean and modern and run well with a properly staffed reception and travel service. Breakfast is good and included in the room rate. The kitchen, showers and common areas are all clean and tidy. The rooms are small but in good condition with decent carpets and good... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first stop in Australia and hoped it wasn't a sign of things to come. Greenhouse is quite a big hostel with lots of long termers who think they own the place and monopolise the pool table so no one gets a look in. The breakfast is minimal and the coffee is the worst I've tasted ever. That's... More

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

Hi Rachel, Thanks for taking the time to leave some feedback. I’m sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay with us. We would like to clarify that we do not have an association with Centerlink and our security procedures involve each guest only having access to their rooms and the floor it is on. In addition we have... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a central city location this hostel is pretty much perfect, 2 mins walk from tramlines, 5 mins from Flinders St station. I was very underwhelmed by the hostel in general, as it had fantastic reviews on the websites I read. Private room was very small, basic, too warm with no AC and absolutely no decor or colour. Women's bathrooms... More

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fab value! Lovely staff apart from one grumpy old man! Stayed for a week and would stay there again. Free daily breakfast and dinner now & then. Great location. There's travel agency, perfect for planning the rest of your trip or days out. I would recommend this hostel to everyone who's staying in Melbourne.

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good hostel. We stayed here for three nights and would stay again. It's very central to everything and it's clean and safe. The staff were friendly too. One down side is that it got really loud one night with drunk lads running around messing n banging on doors. This would not put me off recommending this place... More

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Strasbourg, France
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17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The greenhouse backpackers is very well located, it's a clean and safe place to stay in. I enjoyed my trip to melbourne and the place I stayed has something to do with it. The travel agency propose good trips to the great ocean road, phillio island and yarra valley. Free breakfast and free tea and coffe

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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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