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Coffee Palace Backpackers

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   24 Grey Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182 , Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying in Coffee Palace long term and have been really enjoying it. Since the new management have come in they have worked to improve the amenities of the hostel; replacing all bedding, repairing the wear and tear from the previous owners, installing new locks on all doors and are working on renovating each of the floors. Coffee... More

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Bridgwater, England, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the hostel we booked through STA travel. We decided to make Melbourne our first stop and where we would set everything up. When the staff were there, they were helpful and had everything set up for us in 2 days (bank accounts, medicare etc...) Do not rely on them to help you find work. They do not help... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

What a vile place! From the moment we checked in we wanted to check out again, but we couldn't without losing our money. They wouldn't give us a refund even though it stated on the website they had a 24hr cancellation policy. That was problem no.1 when we got to our room it hadn't been cleaned in months, there was... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Wasn't that bad a stay but I think there were better/ cheaper accommodation in the area. It did the job as we had to book a place to stay on the day. Was about a 15 minute tram ride from Melbourne but affordable and convenient enough for this to not be a problem even if you intend to go in... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This was mine and my boyfriends first stop along a 3 month journey around Australia and it is fair to say this is by far the worst hostel we had to endure! Never again. From the rude, arrogant staff who ignored us continuously throughout our stay to the dirty rooms and the awful facilities this is a place I would... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

the most disgusting place I have ever seen in my life! stinky rooms, messy place.. good location but don't worth. I don't recommend it to anyone ...........................................................................................................................

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Booked a double room here with my partner, don't let the pictures on here fool you I think they have one nice room just for pictures. We came into our room to find a broken bed with no sheet and pillows older than us. We ended up sleeping with the mattress on the floor. I felt cleaner before I got... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Very social hostel. Loved the roof and common area. I made great friends here and it's really easy to meet new people. Very helpful and friendly staff. Also perfect location in st kilda. Close to tram station and beach. I definitelly recommend staying here.

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Noosa, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stayed at coffe palace backpacker because everything else was booked out in Melbourne! No wonder this one wasn't! A really messy place with weird people, including rude staff, horrible beds and the worst: just a few showers that have water at all, most are dirty and broken and so are some toilets. Certain hostels get certain people in and... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Completely over priced for what you get - Lumpy Raggy pillows Uncomfy beds Unclean room Leaking windows/walls - the rain started coming through down the wall through the night - soaking the duvet Disgusting bathrooms.. Never got cleaned the whole time we were there. - the staff are rude, arrogant and seem to all crowd around the front desk doing... More

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Address: 24 Grey Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182 , Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Coffee Palace Backpackers 3*
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The Coffee Palace is the last-standing old-skool hostel in Melbourne, that encompasses all the elements of a travellers way-of-life. A relaxed, friendly and fun hostel that is run by young guys who understand what you want from your time in Australia! Located in the heart of the colourful suburb of St Kilda, just 5 minutes from the beach and 15 minutes from the City, this hostel is one not to be missed! ... more   less 
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