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Flinders Backpackers

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

Welcome to this year's winner of Hostelworld’s HOSCAR award for Melbourne’s most popular hostel!

Flinders Backpackers is located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, which makes it the perfect location for every traveller! Staying with us will have you living amongst Melbourne’s funky café and shopping district while only being a few minutes’ walk away from Flinders Station, South Bank and Federation Square.

With the best, ALL YOU CAN EAT free breakfast in the city with variety plus you don’t have to even worry about it running out! Breakfast includes make your own PANCAKES (as many as you want), a variety of breads, milks (including soy), 4 different cereals and seven types of spreads for your toast. What a great way to start your morning!

We have a HUGE common area for guest to enjoy with a Movie room with a 70” TV and endless movie selection, FREE pool table and a fully equipped kitchen with walk-in cool room.

Some events we have for all our guests include:
• Weekly Free Meal Nights (Pesto Pasta, Chicken Curry, Spaghetti Bolognaise and MEXICAN)
• FREE Walking Tour everyday
• Weekly Movie Nights (FREE POPCORN)
• Weekly Goon Night (FREE Goon Punch Friday’s)
• FREE Comedy, Karaoke and Trivia nights at our bar downstairs
• FREE Bingo Night

We offer great value accommodation across seven floors with 2, 3, 4, 6, 14, 16 and 18 bed dormitory rooms, twin (basic twin has a bunk bed and a standard twin two single beds) and doubles private rooms all with shared bathroom facilities.
Standard rooms: Each dorm room has individual security lockers, fan, secure card entry, linen, pillows and blankets provided. Towels are also available for hire.
No free WiFi within the hostel but some of the cheapest Internet around at, $4 a day, and $14 a week.
Book 7 nights consecutively and receive a 7-day internet code for free!
JOINT BAR located in our building has FREE WIFI available for guest use.

BRAND NEW PREMIUM LEVEL opened on top level with a view of Melbourne CBD!
• Early check in from 12pm
• Free internet access
• Individual lights and power plugs by each bed
• Brand new mattresses, linen, pillows and towel included
• New Bathroom with free shampoo & conditioner
• Fans (sorry no air conditioning)
• Secure card entry
• Individual security lockers
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Sun 25 Feb 2018 - Wed 28 Feb 2018 Change

Room Summary

Sun 25th February 2018 - Wed 28th February 2018

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Linen Included
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Security Lockers
  • Key Card Access
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Book Exchange
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Cable TV
  • Jobs Board
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Luggage Storage
  • Fax Service
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • Postal Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet café
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Nightclub
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table


  • 2018 1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne
  • 2017 1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne
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  • Age Restriction

Things to Note

*All guests must be 18 years or older. Sorry no children.

*All guest must have a VALID DRIVERS LICENCE OR PASSPORT, a credit card and $20 cash security deposit at time of check in. If you do not have these your booking will be cancelled and you will not be checked in.

*Check In time is after 2pm on the day of arrival. Sorry no early check ins.

We have a 24 hour reception but no check-ins before 2pm, Thank you.

*Reservation cancelations must be make 24 hours before check in (1pm the day before arrival) AND VIA EMAIL (phone cancellations will not be accepted). Failure to cancel in the required time or not arrive for you reservation will result in the credit card used to make the reservation charged the FULL PRICED RATE of one night per person booked. No deposit paid will be taken into account.

*Flinders Backpackers is in the heart of the busy CBD. As such, guests may be disturbed by noise due to trams, traffic, and people on the busy streets surrounding the hostel as well as the noise from the two bars in the building.

*There is NO air conditioning in any of our rooms or common areas

*Heating is only available in our private rooms and level 3 common area. Extra blankets are available free of charge from reception for guest that are cold.
*14, 16, 18 Bed Dorms do not have bathroom on the same level as the rooms

*The hostel is not always able to accommodate group bookings together in the same room

*The hostel has strict no alcohol hours

*Weekly rates are available but are NOT able to be booked through Hostelworld, Hostelbookers,

*No luggage room but Luggage Lockers are available for $2 for 6 hours

*Flinders Backpackers has the right to refuse stay at the time of check in

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

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

Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

Latest Review

" Huge hostel full of loads of young travellers. Rooms were clean and the beds and pillows were comfy! No aircon but there were 2 fans (in a 4 bed dorm) which were surprisingly effective. The free pancakes in the morning were great. The location is so good, literally a 10 second walk from Flinders Street station. "

- madeleinerosemarie6575
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