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)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • 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.


United Backpackers

Book more than 7 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 9.2

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Nov 2019
    I’m recommend this place ! I love it 😊 thanks for all
    Colombia, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    12 Nov 2019
    It was really nice. Nice staff, locations, facilities..the price is kind of higher than other backpackers in Melbourne but It worths.
    South Korea, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    10 Nov 2019
    Had an amazing stay there! Everything is so good: the location is in the middle of the centre, the rooms and bathrooms are very clean, there is everyday something to do in the bar. The staff is very friendly and helps you with everything. Definitely will come back here :)
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    05 Nov 2019
    Great hostel quite large so always people in the kitchen/chill out rooms/bar. The staff were really great all super helpful and welcoming. Mix of long termers but enough travellers passing through to meet people. Good happy hour and things on in the bar in the evenings to get involved in
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    05 Nov 2019
    best place i stayed in on the east coast
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    07 Nov 2019
    Everything was good except for Breakfast on the Weekend.. on Saturday Morning when I walked into the Kitchen about 8:40am there was NO Instant Coffee and NO Pancakes.. So, I had to go out for Breakfast.. Sunday Morning was better... For us Coffee Addicts, make sure there is always Coffee early in the Mornings. Otherwise everything was fine. Thank you for a nice experience.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    13 Nov 2019
    Great place! Clean and well equipped.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    03 Nov 2019
    Very nice place, perfectly located. Just missing a nice comun room.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    09 Nov 2019
    Nice enough hostel, clean and modern, decent beds and showers, big kitchen, but missing a lot of things that would be expected at this price, like mattress protectors and shelves in the showers. Also nowhere near enough bathrooms and the laundry facilities are shocking, staff were really apologetic because they have to use them too but seriously, get some functional tumble dryers.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3


    15 Nov 2019
    Lots of people living there for long periods of time and treating dorms as their own personal rooms with little consideration for others sharing the room. Playing loud music through the night when people are clearly trying to sleep, gathering in groups talking until past 1am and being extremely loud coming in from nights out- wearing ear plugs didn’t help. Told staff and didn’t seem too bothered. One girl behind the desk was very understand but unfortunately only met her at the end of the trip.
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
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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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