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Bendigo Hotel Reviews

125 Johnston st, Collingwood, Melbourne, Australia

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87%

Rating
141 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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63%

Only stay here if you smoke !!!!! Not the cleanest place or most modern Food is cheap Noisy at nights when bands play

  • 5th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Had an excellent stay at the Bendigo Hotel! We came for bands, and bands is what we got! Tiff (owner) is an awesome lady, makes you feel right at home. Would definitely stay again

  • 26th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey there girls, you two were the beste'st and most awesome'st of guests... come back anytime you like. Thank you so much for doing a review & an amazingly-great one at that :-) xxx, tiff

60%

Very noisy and smoking is allowed in the common room. Far from the city but very good position for live music clubs


100%

Great hostel, can't fault it. Very comfortable and friendly. Excellent location. Nothing bad to say.

  • 4th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks guys for the great review and kind words. I really appreciate it... :-)

100%

I moved to Melbourne to be sensible and find a job and settle down but instead I spent every day in the Bendigo common room smoking and drinking and wasting time, and I had the time of my life P.s Tiff is sexy

  • 25th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
You didn't waste any time.... you actually did the whole backpacking thing Right!!!! Backpacking, Miss S is doing it Right! Thanks for stating that i am sexy - ppl are gonna want a refund when they see that I'm clearly not - bahahaha. All the love, we miss you.

100%

This hostel is more like a shared house, just the way a hostel should be. Everyone is like a big family hanging out together. Tiff and Guy are very friendly and helpful. Cheap food and drinks in the bar downstairs and free entry into all the gigs. What more can you ask for? Located in my favourite part of Melbourne, Collingwood is great, loads of bars and shops inc. Woolworths nearby. I will stay here every time I'm in Melbourne.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Love having you around, Mr A.

97%

The staff at the Bendigo are the best. Tiff, Guy and Vincent create a very homely atmosphere and really gonout if their way for you. Comfy beds, good bar with cheap PINTS, top notch meals for half price! Rooms cleaned thoroughly every morning. This is the only hostel for me in Melbourne


43%

really old, there a plenty of hostel for the same price, which are more cleaner and have a better location

Owner Comment (Hide)
Future Guests, please note: The Bendigo is in an inner city suburb of Melbourne; we are not located in the city. It's a good idea to go on Google maps and familiarize yourselves with the time and distance it takes to walk or tram it into the Melbourne city center. Personally it takes me a good 30 minutes to jog into the city center. Collingwood is one of Melbourne's oldest suburbs and the heart of its music community. The Bendigo is a century-old beloved Music Venue.

94%

Tiff and the rest of the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The building is older, but the rates they charge take that into consideration. One of the better hostel experiences I've had to date. I'd definitely book here again.

  • 4th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Don't look for another hostel, this one is perfect ! If I come back in Melbourne, I'll go back there for sure !


97%

Friendly atmosphere, all the essentials for short or long term stays, free Wifi, which is a plus in Australia. Cheap drink and food deals for the hostel guests. And of course Tiff. Keeps the place running well and is always up for a laugh. If you prefer the intimate, laid back, homely feel, then this is the best hostel in Melbourne for that.


97%

I loved to stay at bendigo. If i come back to Melbourne , i absolutly want to stay there again.


100%

The Bendigo remains my favourite place to stay in Melbourne, and one of my favourite hostels I've ever stayed in. Tiff is the most wonderful lady, and the whole place has such great vibes. Looking forward to seeing you next time we're in Melbourne!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks beautiful, for your gorgeous words, and Mi casa es su casa. See you soon.

97%

Awesome staff! Very friendly and helpful!

  • 12th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

The bendigo was one of my favourite hostels. So many great friendly people, such a chill atmosphere and great staff! Thanks Tiff! x


100%

I loved this hostel! Great vibes and very friendly staff. I felt comfortable and at home immediately. It's a great place to meet people and is very conveniently located above a music venue so there's no lack of entertainment. I would love to go back one day and highly recommend it to those who want to stay in a fun and social environment. Great location as well if you want to get away from the tourist trap of the CBD, but is close to public transport and easy to get around the city.

  • 1st Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)




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