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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.
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  • 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.
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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.


United Backpackers

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

That's right, you heard correctly, 1pm check in and 11am check out for every booking, every day, here at United!

Come and see how United is putting the LUXE into backpacking. Individual power points and lights for all guests, branded superior linen, free unlimited wifi 24 hours a day, a location that can't be beaten, a "secret" Melbourne bar onsite and FREE pancakes and tea and coffee until 11am everyday. We're the best rated hostel in Melbourne (and one of the best in Australia) for a reason, now all you need to do is find out why!

If you're looking to upsize your LUXE then book into one of our private double rooms for a hotel style stay at a fraction of the cost. Free tea and coffee in the room, bottled water and Australian chocolates will make your United stay a truly memorable, Melbourne experience.

Our hostel is full of personality with Melbourne’s lane-way culture, funky décor and quirky art throughout and all this is served up with a great atmosphere. We also have top notch security and amazing local staff who are on a mission to give you the best Melbourne experience possible.

Our basement bar, Lost & Found, is open 7-nights a week offering a different event each night.
Monday - Bingo with a chance to win a cash prize!
Tuesday - Game night - Perfect for solo travelers
Wednesday - Frat party!
Thursday - Happy Travels Party
Friday - Live music & DJ
Saturday - Double happy hour to get you ready for your night
Sunday - Karaoke/Open Mic Night

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Sep 2019
    Great hostel!
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    11 Sep 2019
    Excellent stay. Perfect location to get anywhere in the city or to airport. Staff are all lovely and helpful. Free pancakes and coffee for breaky was spot on. Only negative was more aimed at the guys..... if you’re gonna shave your face please don’t do it all over the sink and floor... it’s gross!!!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    23 Aug 2019
    An amazing hostel! Very good and clean facilities, great staff and an amazing atmosphere. Ended up staying a week. The breakfast was nice and there were enough communal areas to socialise.
    Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    14 Sep 2019
    Great place. The location couldn’t be better. The staff were friendly and would definitely stay here when I come back to visit Melbourne. Also, their travel desk has great day trips if you’re interested. Very convenient to make reservations if you already haven’t.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    23 Aug 2019
    Everything was great, but the rooms could use more sound proofing. Very loud.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    21 Aug 2019
    Very nice hostel with really friendly staff throughout the hostel. Located right across from flinders street station in the centre of Melbourne, the hostel gives you easy access to public transport, shops, attractions and places to eat and drink. The hostel pts on an event every night, from boozy bingo to karaoke. with lots of prizes and free pizza available. Free pancakes are available every morning which is a huge bonus also. The toilets can get messy and could have been kept a bit cleaner.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    23 Aug 2019
    Location is superb and staffs are engaging and fun. A bit noisy at night but perhaps due to White Night. Still bearable. Overall it was good. Clean and proper.
    Malaysia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    11 Sep 2019
    Super accommodating. Arrived early in the morning and they offered showers, toilets, WiFi and luggage storage. Cheers for that. Staff were all real cool and positive. Only recommendation is for them to have little benches beside each bed for your things that would be sweet!
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    07 Sep 2019
    Location in CBD area Classic huge backpackers hostel Bed is pretty alright Toilet&showers not bad But no atmosphere even at the bar Not social place
    Japan, Male, 18-24
  • 2.0


    10 Sep 2019
    DUMP. Place gave me a cough from the stench. Smelly, disrespectful 18-24 kids who communicate by yelling at each other down halls and have LOUD phone conversations outside rooms. Communal areas downstairs stunk of cigarettes and their bar is open to public so I didn’t feel safe. Even with card entry these dumb kids would hold the door for any stranger. They also make you strip your bed. At 6am I didn’t want to wake anyone but the staff insisted I turn on the light and do it. LOUD street noise.
    USA, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Vending Machines
  • DVD's
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2016

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne

  • 2015

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Melbourne

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