We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
12/3/2017 12/4/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighborhoods
    Neighborhoods

    The Greenhouse Backpacker

    228 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    12/3/2017 12/4/2017
    $70
    $52
    SAVE $18
    $65
    $70
    Traveler (105)
    Room & Suite (26)
    Dining (6)
    City Square Motel
    224 reviews
    #103 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    BreakFree on Collins
    1,892 reviews
    #109 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    The Westin Melbourne
    2,016 reviews
    #16 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    Punthill Flinders Lane Apartments
    605 reviews
    #67 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good40%
    • Average23%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travelers talk about
    “free breakfast” (46 reviews)
    “tv room” (21 reviews)
    “travel desk” (10 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Accessible rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    City Square Motel
    224 reviews
    #103 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    BreakFree on Collins
    1,892 reviews
    #109 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    The Westin Melbourne
    2,016 reviews
    #16 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    Punthill Flinders Lane Apartments
    605 reviews
    #67 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    Rooms
    Dec 3Dec 4
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 3 partner sites to see rooms from $52.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Melbourne hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "46a054f66d0c44cb86cebd8478987cc7", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":286429,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"46a054f66d0c44cb86cebd8478987cc7","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":70,"lowestMetaPrice":52,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":70,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":70,"lowestMetaPrice":52,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":70,"hotelName":"The Greenhouse Backpacker","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQ2YTA1NGY2NmQwYzQ0Y2I4NmNlYmQ4NDc4OTg3Y2M3IiwiQUlLIjoiY2NjMGU5MWVkMjk4NGY2MWFmOWFiZWExNzA4OWNlMmUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "12/03/2017", "checkOut": "12/04/2017", "lowestPrice": "$52", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (430)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 331 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Enjoyed our stay here, was perfect for price. Pro's 1. Location was great Right in the heart of Melbourne, step outside the door into the thick of things, Flinders Street Train Station only 2 minutes walk. Coles and Woolworths right there to buy food and...More

    Thank Suzan N
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    However, due to the high ration of "long term residents" the place can be rather noisy...they treat the place as their own home not being considerate of short-stayers. Nevertheless, the place has an ideal location (right next to and above the CBD police station) has...More

    Thank SydneyTravelalot
    Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

    after attending an evening event in melbourne i needed a place to stay overnight, right in the cbd. so my choice was once again the greenhouse backpacker where i had stayed on several occasions over the years. the absolute top feature is the location: in...More

    Thank Evelyn T
    Response from Jonathan L, Guest Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded October 8, 2017

    Hi Evelyn, Thanks for the awesome review! We were thrilled to read about how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back soon.

    Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

    I Like: - Reasonable room rates. - Ideal location (very near tourist destinations, tram, train station, convenience stores and business centers) - Spacious rooms & clean common toilets. - Strict adherence to cleaning schedules & policies (at the kitchen & dining area.. good thing that...More

    Thank Marc T
    Response from Jonathan L, Guest Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded September 13, 2017

    Hi Marc, Thanks for the great review. We have passed all your comments on to the team! Thanks again and happy travels!

    Reviewed September 3, 2017

    Spent 3 night here during my recent trip to Melbourne. Room: Double room with shared bathroom- spacious and clean. However your good night sleep depends so much on who your neighbors are. Bathroom-clean Location- near restaurants and shops. less than 5 minutes walk to St...More

    Thank fbaharin
    Response from Jonathan L, Guest Relations Manager at The Greenhouse BackpackerResponded September 13, 2017

    Hi fbaharin, Thanks for the review and feedback. Glad to hear you thought we were a safe and good quality hostel. Happy travels!

    City Square Motel
    224 reviews
    #103 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    BreakFree on Collins
    1,892 reviews
    #109 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    The Westin Melbourne
    2,016 reviews
    #16 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    Punthill Flinders Lane Apartments
    605 reviews
    #67 of 161 hotels in Melbourne
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersGold level
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    Details
    • Price range
    • $26 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 64
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Ctrip TA, Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your The Greenhouse Backpacker reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Victoria >
    • Melbourne >
    • Central Business District
    • Also Known As
    • The Greenhouse Backpacker Hotel Melbourne
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (105)
    Room & Suite (26)
    Dining (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (83)
    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
    Sponsored by:
    Punthill Flinders Lane Apartments
    605 reviews
    .08 miles away
     
    City Square Motel
    224 reviews
    .01 miles away
     
    The Westin Melbourne
    2,016 reviews
    .06 miles away
     
    BreakFree on Collins
    1,892 reviews
    .05 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Roule Galette
    276 reviews
    .03 miles away
    Maccaroni Trattoria Italiana
    244 reviews
    .06 miles away
    Dukes Coffee Roasters
    114 reviews
    .04 miles away
    Sushi Hub
    71 reviews
    .03 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Degraves Street
    1,421 reviews
    .08 miles away
    St Paul's Cathedral
    1,078 reviews
    .07 miles away
    The Regent Theatre
    621 reviews
    .08 miles away
    Cathedral Arcade
    13 reviews
    .07 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Rachael B
    November 21, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    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...?
    0
    Votes
    Grainne1992
    August 16, 2017|
    Answer
    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
    1
    Vote
    teresa_wan
    April 16, 2016|
    Answer
    Response from ayie92 | Reviewed this property |
    Green house back packers , all toilet is shared, but it's usually clean:)
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "The third floor may be the quietest floor."
    Read review
    "Request for quieter room"
    Read review
    "Some rooms don't have windows, ask at the reception"
    Read review
    "double room was a great choice"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing