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The Greenhouse Backpacker

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Overview
228 Flinders Lane Level 6, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 5 nights and every single night I was woken up to people screaming/knocking on doors/messing around and moving furniture around. I’m all for a bit of fun but every single night several times a night being woken up gets very annoying!...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Pretty much all the amenities of this place are to be found on its lobby floor (which is Level 6 that you can take an elevator to) where there's a spacious resting area, a sizeable kitchen, a corner area for laundry (with about five washers...More

Thank Myo M
Response from BrendanR486, Guest Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Myo! Thank you so much for your very detailed review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Our location is definitely one of our best assets! For next time from Southern Cross station, you can jump on one of the free trams that run...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here with a group of 21 students and we were in the perfect location to walk everywhere we needed to go. The accommodation was clean and tidy and had an excellent range of facilities for us to utilise.

Thank Tracy J
Response from BrendanR486, Guest Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded October 1, 2018

Hi Tracy, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope to welcome you and your students back again soon!

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Strategically located at the heart of the CBD. Most (actually all) of the sites we wanted to visit were within walking distance from the hostel. We didn’t even need to purchase a myki card for our stay in melbourne. Our room was okay. Common toilet...More

Thank Viktor F
Response from BrendanR486, Guest Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded October 1, 2018

Hi Viktor. Thanks for the review - our location indefinitely one of our best assets!

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We did our free guide tour (only on monday) with this awsome guy (Shannon), who tooked us on a 2h walk troughout the city, super Nice and enjoyable!👍🏻 The hotel is in a perfect location, in the heart of the centre, where you can walk...More

Thank Elias S
Response from BrendanR486, Guest Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded October 1, 2018

Hi Elias. Thanks for the kind words and glad you enjoyed the walking tour. Hope to have you back soon.

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Description
Greenhouse Backpackers is located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD with Flinders Street Station, Federation Square and famous cafe filled laneways less than a five minute walk away.Guests are welcomed with More inclusions such as Free Daily Breakfast, Free Unlimited Internet 24/7, Free Walking Tour and more. If you are looking for even more tours and trips, see our in house Fully Licensed Travel Agency for expert experience and the best deals on trips around Australia. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
64
Price range
$28 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Greenhouse Backpacker Hotel Melbourne
Location
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
64
Price range
$28 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Greenhouse Backpacker Hotel Melbourne
Location
Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
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Traveler (114)
Room & Suite (30)
Dining (7)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Nearby
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
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FirstlyNadila
October 22, 2018|
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Response from Elias S | Reviewed this property |
Yes for all your questions. Except question 2, they provide lockers in the room, but you need to bring your padlock.
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Rachael B
November 21, 2017|
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Response from Evelyn T | Reviewed this property |
no, generally not. although i cannot say for sure whether they might have one or two rooms with private bathroom...?
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Grainne1992
August 16, 2017|
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Response from beachlover3691 | Reviewed this property |
I dont know how many rooms dont have a window. We had a window but there was no view. To be hobest you dont spend much time in tbere for a view
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Room Tips
"You will get the best sleep on the middle floor"
Synyster_Jord13
Jul 24, 2018
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"All rooms where very basic but perfectly clean"
129caitlinb
May 1, 2018
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"Choose a private room"
nasriqueszm
Mar 5, 2018
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"The third floor may be the quietest floor."
Thang453
Jul 11, 2017
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