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Nomads Melbourne

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   A'Beckett St. 196-198, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #14 of 25 Melbourne B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

NOMADS MELBOURNE I spent three nights in this hostel in April, from this experience I will avoid staying here in the future. Whilst the hostel is clean and modern with a lively bar on the ground floor, the staff, kitchen and lack of warm water really let's it down. It took over 30 minuets to check in as the staff... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was like a really bad freshers week with badly themed nights every night and also an extremely annoying tannoy system. I found the staff to be rude and unhelpful and only interested in fellow members of staff as they are all obviously mates. Woken up every morning my a number of 'cleaners' one who hoovered every morning so no... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, I would like to say I have never given a hostel a bad review before. I'm not a snob, I've travelled around Australia and New Zealand and am pretty accepting of most things. I arrived in Nomads to go into a 10 bed dorm. When I got there the room had a disgusting smell of vomit. There were stains... More

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Nomads11, General Manager at Nomads Melbourne, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, this was an unfortunate incident that effected multiple people in the room, we do sincerely apologize for the state you found the room. Multiple beds were affected and our cleaners seem to have done a sub standard job… I have already taken measures to change over underperforming staff to ensure this picks up immediately. I have... More

Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The only advantage is the location, in the center of the city. The free #35 “historical” circular tram stops by side. The Southern Gate rail station is 7 min to walk. You can return at night from Swanston str. by foot. Everything is near. BUT! The floors are dirty everywhere. Especially in the rooms. The litter bins stay overfilled for... More

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Nomads11, General Manager at Nomads Melbourne, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, yes our location is amazing however we also understand the importance of having a clean, fun, customer serviced environment. We have cleaners on 4 times a day and work hard to keep the property presented well, we are currently reworking our cleaning schedule and I’ve taken on one extra person. Our staff are usually eager to... More

Bergen, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed at Nomads Melbourne for 1 month while trying to find a more permanent place to stay in Melbourne. The rooms are pretty cramped, stayed in a 6-share for a couple of weeks and then a 8-share, but nothing out of the ordinary. The beds were pretty horrible the first couple of days, creaking at the slightest touch. All the... More

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Nomads11, General Manager at Nomads Melbourne, responded to this review

Very glad you enjoyed your stay with Nomads. We are always working to improve the place, as you mentioned we just recently received an entire set of new bunks, no more squeaks which we are all excited about! We have rearranged the kitchen, giving it a bit more space and have doubled the number of fridges which has made a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

The 14 bed dorm wasn't too bad for size, but everything else felt cramped. Kitchen was small and usually full. The shower it the room was tiny. The music at the bar made it hard to sleep. The location wasn't bad, not too far from from the free tram around the CBD.

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Nomads11, General Manager at Nomads Melbourne, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, and glad you enjoyed our great location. I’m also glad to say we have made a few upgrades since your stay with us. We have improved kitchen layout now with more space, double the number of fridges and our guest feedback is much better. The bar is open till 1am though it may get a little... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I just stayed at Nomads for 4 nights and I would definitely not recommend this place to anyone else. The location of the hostel is quite okay and they have a very nice bar and lounge area. But that's it already with the things I liked. The staff is not really friendly and helpful. They screwed up my booking and... More

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Nomads11, General Manager at Nomads Melbourne, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, especially about the travel desk, I’m very sorry to hear you didn’t receive the experiencing you were hoping for, I’d be keen to have more information to track this down for you. We have some of the best deals in Australia through our desk and really try to make sure we look after all guests, I’m... More

Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I checked in very late (around 1am) since my flight was late. I then tried to find my remaining bed in the dark of a very bad room. Everything was very small and narrow and the air inside that room was horrible. There was no possibility of opening a window and since I arrived late I had the top bed... More

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Nomads11, General Manager at Nomads Melbourne, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your feedback, we know it’s really difficult to walk into a room in the middle of the night….trying not to wake everyone yet wanting to get the good night sleep you paid for. I’m not sure how we can adapt to ensure fans are not faced a certain way, it is really set by the people... More

2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The staff are SO RUDE!!! The rooms are REVOLTING!!! I'm demanding my money back! This place is an absolute joke!!!!!!! I'm Aussie and I've been around the world and this place is ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING!!!! THE WORST accommodation I've ever seen!!! If you want to be woken up by vacuum cleaners and staff that yell at you in the early hours... More

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Nomads11, General Manager at Nomads Melbourne, responded to this review

It’s clear your stay with us came not even close to your expectations, being the manager it’s tough to see these comments but I’m also disappointed that we never met during your stay…I may have been able to change your experience. Cleaners do need to get into rooms and yes we vacuum ever room, every day. We do some times... More

Fleet, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Nomads is located in a pretty good part of the city, within walking distance of most attractions. The staff are friendly but the check in was very slow. I stayed in a private room with my boyfriend, and although the room was rather pleasant, I can't believe how expensive it was!!! The lift was pretty deathy, so I would recommend... More

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Also Known As:
Nomads Industry Backpackers Hotel Melbourne
Nomads Industry Backpackers Hotel
Address: A'Beckett St. 196-198, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #14 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Nomads Melbourne 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nomads Melbourne is a backpackers offering travellers a unique backpacking experience. The totally refurbished building at 196-198 A'Beckett St, is located at the top end of the city, right in front of the Queen Victoria Market. With many popular Melbourne attractions, beautiful gardens, fantastic shopping and a wealth of public transport options close by, Melbourne at its best is at your doorstep. At Nomads Melbourne you can indulge in the luxury of a deluxe en-suite king room, relax in style in a single or multi-share private room, or meet your fellow travelers in a 4-10 share dormitory room. Nomads Melbourne will make your stay in Melbourne a breeze. ... more   less 
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