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The Greenhouse Backpacker

228 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #31 of 112 Specialty Lodging in Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014
Kelly E Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed 1 night in the hostel, with very friendly atmosphere, there was free breakfast (although bread and jam or Skippy), and there was laundry facilities, tours flyers, wifi at lobby, kitchen. Although share shower room, it is ok for us. Since we only stayed 2 nights, we could not join the Monday free walking and free BBAQ night. Reception... More 

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

Hi Leslie, Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback. Great to hear you will be staying with us on your next trip and we look forward to welcoming you home. More 

Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We an American friend, we found we good luck a 5 bed dorm free in this hostel the night we arrived from the Great Ocean Road. I stayed only a night (I'd a flight to take early in the morning), so I don't have a lot to say about it. It's a normal backpacker hostel, prices are good, close to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The location is extremely convenient, right at the city centre (one street away from federation square) and Degrave street (with all the food) less than a minute away. The best part for me was the bed- they are the most comfortable out of all the backpackers I've been to. Good pillow, mattress, quilt…. and also a personal light for each... More 

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

Hi Chelsea, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I was thrilled to read you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you home when you next book in. More 

Rome, Italy
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153 reviews 153 reviews
39 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

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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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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