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Elephant Backpackers

250 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Australia

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Property Information:

The Elephant is in a perfect central location opposite Flinders Street Station and on the most vibrant laneway in Melbourne, Degraves Lane! We offer basic accommodation with, in room lockers, comfy beds, a homely atmosphere, great security and friendly staff at our 24 hour reception.

The kitchen, TV Room and dining area are currently basic but clean and open 24 hours. We have Foxtel with all the sports channels, a lift, guest laundry and BYO alcohol is OK. The Elephant was taken over by new owners & management in May 2013 who have been working hard to improve the property before major renovations start this Winter.

Accommodation ranges from 3-8 share dorms, 4 share dorms with ensuites, and private rooms with and without ensuites. Rooms on Level 1 and 2 in the older section of the hostel are cheaper because they are separated with walls which don't go all the way to the ceiling so they can be a little noisy. These rooms also don't have power points however beds are new and they have lockers. There are common bathrooms on these floors.

Level 3 was only built a few years ago and could be a floor in any new hostel so if you have a few extra dollars these are much nicer. Level 3 rooms have new beds, lockers and AC/heating. Some rooms have their own bathrooms and there are also separate common ensuites.

If you are looking for a cheap, comfy, clean bed, security, a homely atmosphere in the best location in Melbourne then book now!

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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Board games
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Credit cards accepted (Visa or MasterCard only) We will only accept guests over the age of 18. If you continue to book and you are under 18 years, you will not be refunded. Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to Hostelworld are non-refundable. All guests must provide a valid International Passport upon check in.

Elephant Backpackers Located at 250 Flinders Street, , Melbourne.
Elephant Backpackers
Melbourne Melbourne 3000 250 Flinders Street
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-37.8175540 144.9661150
Elephant Backpackers
    Rooms available     Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 6 Bed Female Dorm     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite
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