Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
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  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Flinders Backpackers

Book more than 7 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.

Free Unlimited WiFi. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.3

  • Facilities 8.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    16 Jan 2020
    Everything was great, although no cooling/heating in the room. Window opened to cool night air, so all good for that visit. Can't beat the location, and good clean room/facilities. Staff super helpful and friendly.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    06 Jan 2020
    BEST HOSTEL EVER!! Theyve really thought of everything! Staff and other guests all so friendly! Such good value for money free pancakes cereal and toast for breakfast and free tea coffee pasta and rice available all day. Free shampoo and conditioner in the showers. In the perfect location in the middle of the free tram zone! Was only ment to stay a couple of nights here but we extended our stay for the whole time we were in Melbourne as we loved it so much!!
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 10.0


    04 Jan 2020
    I enjoyed my stay n I extended another 2 more weeks n I'll be here untill end of January before I depart bk to canada.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    05 Jan 2020
    Overall a good place to stay, the room wasn't made when we got there, but staff fixed that for us quickly.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    04 Jan 2020
    Flinders hostel is centrally located near the train station, shopping, grocery, and a multitude of restaurants and coffee shops. Located close to the central market and various venues of interest to any traveler. The hostel itself is very secure and clean. The bathrooms and guest rooms were immaculate. The staff was remarkably friendly and helpful. Additionally, the kitchen is very large with multiple cooking stations, so several guest can cook at the same time. A great place to stay!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.1


    07 Jan 2020
    Friendly staff, easy to check in and check out. Staff went out of the way to help me track down some important mail during and after my stay.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    15 Jan 2020
    Amazing experience here! I made some incredible friendships that I will treasure forever. Everyone is sooooo friendly here!!!! Amazing place to meet people
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    12 Jan 2020
    Really great place. Comfy beds and the free breakfast is amazing.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    09 Jan 2020
    We stayed at the triple bed room and overall the experience was not bad. We had only two problems with the room, which was a strong smell of mothballs, and noise from outside and inside the hostel. If you like partying then that's your hostel. Even in the reception there was a party every night, besides the one going on at their event space. If you like sleeping, not so much.
    Singapore, Female, 25-30
  • 3.1


    10 Jan 2020
    I think the hostel is definitely more suited for a younger crowd. If you are looking for something laid back this won’t be the place for you. The staff was also very unhelpful when I wanted to switch rooms because of some disturbing roommates.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • Internet Access
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne

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