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Spencer - City Central

475 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Australia


  • 60%Value For Money
  • 63%Security
  • 57%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 66%Atmosphere
  • 51%Cleanliness
  • 60%Facilities

Property Information:

The Spencer-City Central Backpackers is a beautifully restored historic hotel. Small, clean, friendly, and affordable, now with free WiFi.

The Spencer has a relaxed atmosphere where travellers will feel at home. We have a great rooftop garden with fantastic views of Melbourne as well as a cozy and lively downstairs bar.

With all the facilities you need including a modern, fully equipped kitchen, laundry, cheap internet, tv lounge with cable and tour info; The Spencer is a great base for your stay in Melbourne.

Our central location means that you can walk to most city landmarks or jump on a train or a tram to make longer journeys. A door to door shuttle is available to the airport

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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted

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).

Spencer - City Central Located at 475 Spencer Street, , Melbourne.
Spencer - City Central
Melbourne Victoria 475 Spencer Street
62% 135
-37.8093431 144.9491500
Spencer - City Central
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