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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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Flinders Backpackers

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to the 2017, 2018 and 2019 winner of Hostelworld’s HOSCAR award for Melbourne’s most popular hostel!

Air Conditioning in our premium dorm rooms!!

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 from Flinders St. Station, South Bank and Federation Square.

Boasting the best all you can eat free breakfast in the city, we include unlimited make-your-own pancakes. What a great way to start your morning!

We have a huge common area for guests to enjoy, including a TV room, free pool table and a fully equipped kitchen with walk-in cool room.

All our rooms have individual bed side lights and USB power plugs.

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Overview

Having an epic time is our number one priority at Flinders Backpackers in Melbourne. As well a great location in the city centre, you'll find plenty of freebies to make your stay feel more like home. The best one? It's got to be the free all-you-can-eat breakfast – with unlimited make-your-own pancakes. There's space to hang out with your fellow travellers in the large common room, kitchen and TV room. Our bar and restaurant is the place to go for a drink and chat, plus fun events like comedy, trivia and karaoke nights. Fridays are all about the free Goon Punch – an Aussie cocktail you have to try to believe.

Location

We're right in Melbourne's CBD (central business district) and it's packed with cool boutiques and coffee shops. We're across the road from Flinders Street Railway Station – the iconic yellow building that dates back to 1909. Joggers should head behind it to Flinders Walk, where you can run alongside the Yarra River. It's easy to reach us from Melbourne Airport – just take the SkyBus to its terminus, then hop on a train to Flinders Street Railway Station.

Rooms and Dorms

Our rooms are spread across seven floors, with mixed and female-only dorms and private rooms for groups of two and three – some are en-suite. Pick a room on our newly-opened premium level on the top floor for selfie-worthy views across the city. All rooms have security lockers and free linen, and the beds have their own reading light and USB charger, so you don't have to go hunting for a socket!

Extras and activities

We have heaps of free events that make mingling easy. Join our daily walking tour to learn more about Melbourne, and hang around in the evening for our free weekly family-style meals – we love whipping up dishes like pesto pasta, chicken curry and Mexican food in the kitchen. Unwind with our regular movie nights (with free popcorn!), or challenge someone to a friendly game of pool.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 8.5


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Aug 2019
    One the best backpackers I stay...
    Malaysia, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Aug 2019
    It is almost my 10th time in this hostel which is my favorite in the entire world Congratulations to the management. Every time I stay here I can find an improvement. I'm glad that now there is free WiFi for example. The rooms as well, plugs next to the beds and a little shelf to put small objects [e.g. glasses] Location is unbeatable, staff is awesome [Jeff absolute superstar, Keylah and Jared top attitude], breakfast pancakes are cool. You will meet people literally living here since years
    Italy, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 Jul 2019
    I definitely recommend staying in this hostel. I liked everything about it. The free breakfast is great, rooms are very comfortable, toilets and showers are very clean, and the staff are really helpful.
    Mexico, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    29 Jul 2019
    Great location, the kitchen is really large and clean. The breakfast in the morning is also great. I'd recommend staying here!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    10 Aug 2019
    Very good breakfast (love making pancakes) & good kitchen for cooking your meals. Private rooms are comfortable and clean. Staff are friendly as well. Would stay here again!
    Singapore, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    31 Jul 2019
    Very good hostel and very clean. Good facilities but not very homely at all. Staff friendly and helpful and comfortable beds.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    21 Jul 2019
    I stayed at Flinders Backpackers for 2 nights and I loved it! Met some great friends from the walking tour and I will definitely stay again:)
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    24 Jul 2019
    Friendly staff, perfect location, spacious rooms with lockers to put your things (make sure you have your own lock). Personal lighting + power plugs by the bedside too! Toilets and rooms were clean. Stayed for 3 nights but extended to 6, however, left on my 5th night due to a super inconsiderate new roomie that moved in. Nothing to do with Flinders but with all my experience in room sharing, I've never came across anyone with such terrible hostel etiquette as her. SIGH!
    Singapore, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    22 Jul 2019
    This accomodation is pretty good. It has a nice location and due to that you don't have to get to so far from here. There are hungry jacks, macdonalds, subway, 7 eleven around just within 1 block. Although the space of room is not very spacious, it's still worthy to stay here.
    South Korea, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    02 Jul 2019
    Overall is good just the washing machine and the dryer is not really clean. Friendly staffs! All the best.
    Malaysia, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne

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