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United Backpackers

250 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Australia


  • 86%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

Property Information:

The team at Melbourne’s hottest new backpackers are on a mission to give our guests an amazing experience and it’s also no secret we have the best location in town, right opposite Flinders Street Station! Not only do we have brand new facilities and heaps of funky spaces to chill or play, 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 300 superstar travellers in shared & private rooms over 3 levels
All beds have a power-point, reading light and locker
FREE Wi-Fi in common areas
24 Reception manned with a rock star reception team of Melbourne locals
Sparking clean bathrooms cleaned around the clock
Designer kitchen with ovens and heaps of equipment, hot plates and storage
Light & bright dining room with huge windows and great views
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
Cool free events to show you the real Melbourne experience!
We love creativity and the laneway culture so you’ll find lots of cool street art evolving around the building!
Opening November 2014 our funky basement bar – Lost & Found!

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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    Best hostel ever, so convenient and clean. If I will stay Melbourne I will choose here again.
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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
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reading Light
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • 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, 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% 352
-37.8177004 144.9660372
United Backpackers
    Rooms available     Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite     4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite     12 Bed Female Dorm     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite     Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     12 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom     Standard 3 Bed Private Ensuite     5 Bed Private Ensuite
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