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United Backpackers

250 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Australia


  • 85%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

Property Information:

At United Backpackers we look after our travellers with modern, sparkling clean & funky facilities, unique experiences, fantastic staff, top notch security and the best pillows in town!

Not only are we the newest and coolest hostel in Melbourne, we offer great value for money and an awesome vibe, all right in the heart of Melbourne! If you are looking for something a bit different and a whole lot of fun, then get booking!

We offer accommodation for 300 superstar travellers in shared & private rooms over 3 levels, and have a 24 hour reception manned by a rock star reception team of Melbourne locals! We love creativity and the laneway culture so you’ll find lots of cool street art evolving around the building!

There is free Wi-Fi in common areas, brand new, sparking clean bathrooms cleaned around the clock, a fantastic new designer kitchen with ovens and heaps of equipment, hot plates, and storage, a light & bright dining & common room with huge windows and great views, a funky TV/chill out lounge with lots of cushions and free DVD hire available, top class security with swipe card access, lockers in all rooms & CCTV security cameras!

We have a wide range of cool, free events to show you the real Melbourne experience! If you also need help booking the rest of your travels, or are after a job, our Travel Desk can help!

Bar United, our funky basement bar, is opening early 2014!

We have a variety of accommodation options to choose from so whether you are looking to share a dorm from 4 to 12 beds filled with your newest friends, or to splash out on one of our private ensuite rooms, you will find it at United Backpackers!

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  • Latest Review

    The room I stayed in was too hot because one of the two fans was faulty. There are 10 beds in a rectangular room, with only a small window opening at one end (the window can only be opened to about 10 degrees). Air ventilation was extremely poor in a room with so many people. The bunk beds aren't fixed properly so they would be shaking and making noise whenever someone made a little movement on the bed while sleeping. Other than these the rest is fine.
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      ganyenkuan, Malaysia, Female, 31-40
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reading Light
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

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.

Things to Note

• All guests must provide a passport or current driver’s license on arrival. Proof of age cards are not accepted. • Check in time is 2pm • $10 refundable key deposit per person is required to be paid at time of check in • Private ensuite rooms require a credit card pre authorisation of $100 on arrival as well as a $10 key deposit per person • Any guest under the age of 18yrs must be accompanied by their legal guardian and be in a private room. • A one night cancellation fee applies to any reservation cancelled within 24 hours of arrival. • Groups of 4-10 require a credit card pre authorisation of $100 on arrival as well as a $10 key deposit per person. If people in groups are arriving separately, the first person to arrive needs to pay in full for the whole group. Our property has a 24 hour reception.

United Backpackers Located at 250 Flinders Street, , Melbourne.
United Backpackers
Melbourne Victoria 3000 250 Flinders Street
89% 270
-37.8177004 144.9660372
United Backpackers
    Rooms available     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite     4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite     Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     12 Bed Mixed Dorm     12 Bed Female Dorm     Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite     5 Bed Private Ensuite     Standard 3 Bed Private Ensuite     Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm
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