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Collingwood Accommodation Melbourne Reviews

137-139 Johnston Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, Australia

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84%

Rating
479 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 69%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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49%

Dirty all the time. Smoking inside, gross. Owner rude, helpers stoned. Freezing cold.


91%

Im long term now :) not going anywhere for a while hihi

  • 11th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

A lovely hostel wich felt home from the moment i walked in! Its a chill place with cool people who live here for a longer period. Its located close to smith- and brunswickstreet and also easy to take a tram to CBD. the owner is friendly and helpfull and i love his cats :) Its a hostel where people live, so Its not the cleanest place, but Its fine. In short; collingwoods hostel is a chilled out, comfortable, good place to meet people and have a good time!

  • 8th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Collingwood Backpackers is everything a true hostel should be - relaxed, friendly, welcoming, full of character. The beds are comfortable, the bathrooms are clean, it’s close to Smith St and Brunswick St and only a tram ride from the CBD. It attracts a really cool crowd of long termers and those staying a few days in the city. And the building itself is just gorgeous - highly recommended.


83%

Great location, the owner is a nice guy ready to help out.


97%

The Collingwood Backpackers; an eclectic mix of international backpackers is a backpackers that sets the standards of what should be expected of hostels in Melbourne. Minutes walk away from the ever popular streets of Brunswick and Smith, it provides plenty of opportunities for travelers like myself. Partial critiques, it attracts those who wish to – and have an open-mind upon arrival – of experiencing the Australian culture with a laid back environment amongst a world-class hospitality scene.

  • 19th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

Very chill hostel, most people here are living here and working around this area so it's not roudy at night and you get to sleep!

  • 15th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


66%

Fairly good location. While the hostel was quite messy during my stay it wasn't dirty. Bathrooms were spotless. Very social environment. Cool cat. Beds were comfy.


54%

Stay at this hostel if you're looking for a big shared house with a family feel where you can smoke indoors. Do NOT stay at this hostel if you're looking for somewhere with conventional hostel services, such as a 24hour reception, good standard of hygiene etc.


71%

The staff were very friendly, as were the other guests. Most people were staying here long term rather than a short city stop. I chose this place because the reviews for the hostels in the CBD said you cant get any sleep because of noise, but i struggled to sleep here sometimes due to other guests talking and playing music in the courtyard until late at night.


89%

forget all the overpriced big name hostel backpacker factories in the CBD because collingwood backpackers is the place to be. The the most chilled out entrepreneur owner will put a smile on your face and he treats his guest like one big roving family. Situated in a great part of collingwood and close to all trams and trains to and from the city. Fantastic old historic 1800's ex bakery oozing with character. Perfect place to stay if you want to meet well travelled, friendly people who enjoy life


100%

I recommend this hostel for : Great location , relaxing atmosphere and nice people, especially the owner a very interesting and nice!

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


80%

I loved staying at Collingwood Backpackers, it's a really nice little hostel and it feels more like a shared house than an actual hostel. The people are very friendly and once you get to know all of them it feels like a big family. The building is well used and not the newest anymore, but the atmosphere is great! The location is super convenient- second hand shops everywhere, short walk to 'Lentil as anything' (all you can eat/pay what you want) and only 15 min tram ride to the city center.

  • 3rd Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

It was very comfortable here Paul is kind and trustful person, hostel mates as well I felt like a family with them Also here has two cats and they are very friendly cats so you would play with them if you like cats

  • 3rd Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Japan
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Great place to meet people, very friendly atmosphere :)


100%

Collingwood backpackers is perfect for the traveller who wishes to experience Melbourne and find themselves in a comfortable and friendly hostel environment. The people are awesome and Paul (the manager) is very helpful at giving insider tips from a locals perspective. Beds are comfy and theres a real sense of community at Collingwood backpackers, with a very laid back and easy approach. Right on :-) would definitely recommend to others.

  • 1st Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)




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