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Nomads Melbourne
Ranked #13 of 23 Melbourne B&B and Inns
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Stayed at the Nomads in Melbourne, after enjoying staying in most of them in New Zealand. Good location, but found the hostel bathrooms and dorms to be pretty dirty. The really small kitchen isn't ideal.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Location wasn't the best but very helpful staff. Stuff going on every night to get you invovled, free wine and cheese night, free beer after the free city tours, trivia nights, beer pong tournaments etc. Very fun staff who really get to know you and want to hang out with you. One night we had one of the staff take us all out to a bar which was really fun. Really small kitchen, hard to get any cooking done. The rooms were decent. Very clean. VERY COLD if you are staying here in the winter as there is no heating. I had to sleep in a sweater and two pairs of socks every ngiht and was still freezing. Bathrooms are great, and very clean. Overall very nice place to stay and good value for the price.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Jess S
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Good points - Pretty good bar, fairly nice staff, if you want to party

Bad points - Utterly minute kitchen, so so small. Incredibly rowdy, beds are so so squeaky you can barely sleep for the squeaks. I wouldn't stay here again, and I wouldn't recommend anyone to stay here in all honesty. Not great at all. Plenty of other options that are much better and much cheaper in Melbourne. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY HERE.

Stayed: June 2013, traveled solo
Thank Lauren W
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

We arrived and went up to the room to find my bed hadn't been made and I didn't have any linen to make it myself. There was a helpful girl on reception who got me some, but I did have to make the bed myself. The kitchen here is the most tiny thing in the world !!!! Unbelievably small, especially for how many people there were. Thought the entertainment in the evening was good and the drinks in happy hour okay priced.
Location is a little out but for a hostel you expect that, it's not too much of a walk!

Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
Thank Em H
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

Great atmosphere and brilliant place to meet fellow backpackers and the like. Bar area is very modern and staff are friendly and helpful- they'll happily set up beer pong for you and the receptionist ordered me a taxi when I was running late for my flight! A bit grungy and noisy plus the lift broke down when someone was in it! Other facilities were fine- washing machine and tumble dryer ( remember to keep some coins spare), always hot water for the showers and computers were quick. Fantastic location- Queen Victoria market just round the corner, or just head straight down the road to central Melbourne. Security-wise, there are small cupboards in the room which you need to buy a lock for. Overall, not the best place to come if you're a clean freak and you want a decent night's sleep, but the people, atmosphere and location make up for it!

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

I just spent two nights there and it was very noisy. They introduced their bar deals till midnight through speaker in each floor and we couldn't sleep well at all. The heater didn't work well and room was cold.The location is very good, close to shops and pubs, Federation Sq, China town...The receptionists were good and caring. There is a parking in front of it with flat rate of 8$/day for weekend which was so convenient. Totally very expensive considering it was off-peak time.

Room Tip: We were in 3th floor and it still was noisy
  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Dori80
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

The hostel is located in the city center, so is possible to walk to every place you would want to go. Also is near to the free tram station if you are lazy to walk. Also is close to Victoria's market so you can buy cheap food, souvenirs or cloth. The service was ok, and all were very friendly and helpful. At night the hostel have a lot of activities to have fun (like mario kart wii championship) at the bar. The pool table cost 2 dollars tough. No free wifi.
However, If you need a quite hostel to rest between 7pm-1am maybe this is not the hostel for you.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Pierre S
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Additional Information about Nomads Melbourne

Address: A'Beckett St. 196-198, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Central Business District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Melbourne
Price Range: $27 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Nomads Melbourne 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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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Nomads Industry Backpackers Hotel Melbourne

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