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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I spend here almost two month and i meet a lot of great people, all my friend they ask me to suggest a place to stay in Melbourne i always send them in this place! Is not a quite and relaxing place if you are working for the all day isn't the place you are looking for.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The hostel has dorm rooms and private rooms some with balconies which is nice. Clean and stays clean a older building but can't complain. Free breakfast and WiFi. It was a bit pricey to me of what you get but that's what you get in Melbourne. Many long timers. Washers and Dryers are not free. The kitchen is small and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Stayed in a double private room which might have infact, been an oven. I know they can't do much about the weather but sometimes it was hotter in our room than outside even with the rickety fan whirring constantly. This issue was mostly caused by the smoking balcony outside our window which meant it had to remain shut as per... More 

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Thank Sam K
BackOfchapel, Owner at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Sam K, Thank you for choosing Back of Chapel backpackers on your recent trip, we really value your comments and feedback. The management and staff take pride in all they do to ensure that our guests have a comfortable and pleasant time whilst with us. As you mentioned there is not a lot we can do about the weather.... More 

Abergavenny, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this place for over 4 months, and it became my 2nd home. The people I met and the great times we had here I will remember forever. There's seems to be a tradition that whoever moves into the hostel is welcomed by everyone else with open arms. Whether you're there for a week or for 4 months,... More 

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BackOfchapel, Owner at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for writing your review for Back of Chapel Backpackers. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We plan on upgrading the TV soon so the quality will be proper HD! Safe travels and hope to see you soon, Aaron More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I arrived in Melbourne, travelling alone and booked myself into a private room in the Back of Chapel for a few days and ended up staying for about 3 weeks. Ideally I would have stayed much longer but work took me into the CBD. This hostel seems to attract friendly, fun people who are up for a party but also... More 

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BackOfchapel, Owner at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing your review of Back of Chapel Backpackers. We aim to keep a "relaxed, laid back atmosphere" and I'm so happy that is how you described us. Safe travels, Aaron More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Stayed here for two weeks. All the people who were staying in the hostel made it the great experience it was. It seems people have carried on the tradition of welcoming and trying to get to know everyone there. Arrived out of hours with my keys sitting waiting for me. Great location right beside the busy Chapel Street. I can... More 

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BackOfchapel, Owner at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank for posting your review of Back of Chapel Backpackers. We are so glad you had a great two weeks with us. We try to encourage a fun family environment here and we are happy to hear that was your opinion too. We have now fixed the Wi-Fi. It is available for free and high speed in all areas of... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This has been my home for the last year and 2 months. It is friendly, clean and you become part of a family. I will never forget my time here and will be back to visit regularly. They go out there way to help. Have made some amazing friends here. Lastly I would like to say a massive thank you... More 

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BackOfchapel, Owner at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank for posting your positive review of Back of Chapel Backpackers. It's great to know that you enjoyed your time here over such a long period. We all miss you. (including Frankie and Louie) Safe travels, Aaron More 

Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Very nice hostel! Staff helpful and friendly. A lovely lady is doing the cleaning every day. U ve got everything u need kitchen, allocated spaces where u can put ur groceries, fridges, there is also a laundry room where u can have your clothes wash and dry fast and efficiently. Lot s of toilets and showers! Meet some cool people... More 

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BackOfchapel, Owner at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Great review! We are so happy that you wrote such a good review about us. You mentioned so many great amenities we provide. Safe travels, Aaron More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I booked into the hostel for a few weeks initially when I first got to Australia, I ended up staying for 5 months! The hostel has an excellent home feel to the place and is comfortable and friendly. There is always a great vibe within the people who stay, it has a great mix one 'long termers' and people short... More 

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1 Thank Jack W
BackOfchapel, Owner at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Jack W, Thank you for choosing our Backpackers on your recent trip, we really value your comments and feedback. Our staff take pride in all they do to ensure that our guests have a comfortable and memorable time whilst with us. We constantly strive to exceed our guest’s expectations of service and it is always satisfying to hear that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

i arrived in this hostel thinking I would stay for about two weeks and then find a share house somewhere else. I stayed for nearly 4 months, made the best friends and cried my eyes out when I had to leave. This is not a hostel like any of them. This place is special. The owners and their dogs are... More 

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BackOfchapel, Owner at Back of Chapel Backpackers, responded to this review

Dear Laralin86, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Back of Chapel Backpackers. Thank you for highlighting all the aspects that made your stay to be enjoyable during the time you spent with us. Located in the heart of Chapel Street, and so close to many of the best spots in Melbourne, we are truly... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“Back Of Chapel is devoted to providing our guests with the best experience. We hope to see you soon.”Back of Chapel is a 150 year old Victorian terrace, which has recently been renovated. We are Located in the South-Eastern suburb of Windsor in Melbourne, Australia. Back Of Chapel is nestled in the core of Chapel Street, which is a vibrant, cultural and popular tourist area in Melbourne. Chapel Street provides an historic setting with diverse dining in many cafes, restaurants and bars as well as innovative architecture with exciting arts and cultural venues. Here at Back Of Chapel we pride ourselves on offering the most fun, friendly and chilled out hostel in Melbourne. All of our rooms are reasonably priced and we cater for many types of travelers. Many of our guests make a reservation for a few days and end up staying for a few months. The diversity and enthusiasm of our guests provide a great family vibe. You can always count on meeting new and friendly people from all over the world. Back Of Chapel also has a dedicated bar for backpackers and friends. The BOC bar features a variety of local and imported beer, wine and spirits all at low prices. Our friendly staff will always make you feel welcome. If you are looking to stay for a few nights or a few months, Back Of Chapel will provide a homely and relaxed feel that will make your stay in Melbourne more enjoyable than anywhere else. Please note that our triple rooms consist of a double bed and a single bunk on top.Hostel reception hours are:8:30am-5pm everyday (closed 1-2pm)Recommended for guests over 18 years of Age. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Back of Chapel Backpackers

Address: 50 Green St, Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Stonnington > Windsor
Price Range: $23 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Back of Chapel Backpackers 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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