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United Backpackers

250 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Australia


  • 86%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

Property Information:

Come and find out why travellers voted United Backpackers Australia’s best hostel at the Australian Travel Awards in 2014! It’s no secret we have the best location in town right opposite Flinders Street Station and only opening in 2013 we offer you brand new facilities, heaps of sweet spaces including our funky basement bar and most importantly great value for money. Our hostel is full of personality with Melbourne’s laneway culture, funky décor and quirky art throughout. All this is served up with a great atmosphere, amazing staff, cool events, top notch security and the best pillows in town!

Us in a nutshell:

Accommodation for 280 travellers over 3 levels
FREE Wi-Fi in common areas
Every bed has its own power-point, reading light and locker
Sparking clean bathrooms cleaned around the clock
Designer kitchen & dining room overlooking Flinders Station with ovens and heaps of equipment, hot plates and storage
Underground Chill Lounge open 24 hours
Lost & Found our cool as, Melbourne style basement bar open 7 days
Funky TV Lounge filled with beanbags & free DVD hire
24 Reception manned with a rock star reception team of Melbourne locals
Top class security with swipe card access, lockers in all rooms & CCTV
Cool free events to show you the real Melbourne experience
Guest laundry open 24/7
Free luggage storage

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!

All rooms have:

• Lockers
• Bedside light and power point for your charging pleasure
• Lots of space
• High quality, comfy beds and linen
• Choose between shared or ensuite bathrooms
• Swipe card access
• Heating & fans (private ensuite rooms have AC)
• Cleaning servicing the rooms daily

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  • Latest Review

    I HIGHLY RECOMMEND here! Stuff is super nice!~The bed and sheet are comfortable and clean, everyone has a small light on wall. There has bar under floor. I was so lucky, I got a buy one get one free voucher and $5 for whole Domino Pizza! And there is not cold in the night time. The facilities in kitchen is comprehensive. I wanna live there much longer.
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      Anonymous, China, Female, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reading Light
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines

Hostel Awards

  • 2015 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Most Popular Hostels Melbourne
  • 2015 1st Most Popular Hostels Melbourne

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  • 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, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

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% 779
-37.8177004 144.9660372
United Backpackers
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