Top 10 hostel in Australia April 2012
Best backpacker award finalist 2011
Top 10 hostel in Australia March 2011
Best backpacker award finalist 2010
7th best hostel Australia 2010
Best backpacker night finalist 2010
Best backpacker award winner 2009
Best value award in 2009
Best backpacker night finalist 2009
Best backpacker award finalist 2008
Best backpacker night finalist 2008
Best cleanliness award in 2008
Top 10 rated hostel for facilities in 2007
RACV 4 star rated
Top 3 hostels in Oceania 2006
Top rated for friendliness in 2006
Top rated recommended hostel 2006
Member of Backpacker Operator Alliance Victoria
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Quoted by the Lonely Planet backpacker guide as 'the perfect package', our award winning venue is central to Melbourne city, beach and St Kilda. Urban Central Backpackers is second to none for service, facilities and hygiene.
Our rooms consist of communal dormitories, ensuite dormitories, private double and family rooms.
With the option of female, male or mixed sex, all dormitories sleep a maximum of 4 guests. All dormitories offer a free personal locker with your own power point enabling you to charge your phone, ipod, camera, etc knowing it will be secure. Each bed has clean, fresh linen and a towel along with a personal reading light. All mattresses are fully sprung (no foam rubber in sight!). The room has individual air conditioning or heating and access is through top of the range security cards.
-FREE Tea, Coffee and Milk
-FREE Rice and Pasta
-FREE Weekly Meal
-FREE Towel and Linen
Free breakfast is available every day from 7.30am to 9.30am; a choice of cereal, toast and orange juice. Tea and coffee is available all day, every day. We also offer rice and pasta free of charge and a free weekly meal is provided every Monday.
Our popular in house Urban Bar has the cheapest drinks in town and offers daily happy hour with $6 jugs of Beer and glasses of wine and bubbly for $2.50. Theres free entertainment every night including quizzes, competitions, live music and stand up comedy; there are pool tables, table football and a plasma and big screen for movies and televised events.
Other facilities include cheap high speed internet, two TV areas with Plasma screens, excellent cooking facilities and a travel desk which offers expert information on Melbourne and unique tour packages and discounts only available to Urban Central guests.
Urban Central is ideally located in Melbournes vibrant Southbank adjacent to the famous Crown Casino. The city is a 5 minute walk and with public transport on our doorstep, St Kilda is only a 10 minute tram ride. Shopping around UC is excellent and with the city just a 5 to 10 minute walk, Southbank chic shopping across the road, South Melbourne shopping strip and market only seconds away, Port Melbourne shopping strip a 15 minute walk (on the way to the beach) and a Direct Factory Outlet about a 10 minute walk, youre bound to find what you need!!!
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS -
**Please note that we require ID from ALL guests that stay at Urban Central. ID must either be a passport, drivers license or keypass. A $10 Cash key deposit will also be needed from all guests on check in**
** Check in time is after 2pm. If you arrive early you are welcome to store your bags.If booking for more than one person please note that you will have to arrive at the same time and pay together. Checkout is 10am. You are also welcome to store your luggage for free on the day you check out**
** Please also note that while we always try to fit group bookings into the same rooms, we do not guarantee this. If you would like your group to be in the same room, book one of our private rooms which can sleep 3 - 4 people.**