Average price for a bed: A bed in a dorm can be as cheap as 14€ ($18) up to 35€ ($42) per night. This is a rough average just to give you an idea. In this guide we will also show you how to find the cheaper places for backpackers.
Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
Party vs Chill: Oh yes, you can party hard in Melbourne. At the same time, there is fantastic hostels to mingle and just chill. Just pick the right type of hostel you want!
This affordable backpackers located on Brunswick Street is a real go-to for any traveller that enjoys awesome nightlife in an iconic area of Melbourne.
Tram stop 14 Backpackers is independently owner, quirky and safe. It has been set up well to accommodate both short and long-term guests.
Tip: Call the hostel directly and ask about their weekly rates.
“Good things come in small packages and this is certainly true with this hostel in Melbourne. “
This is the kind of hostel you choose if you prefer a personal atmosphere which is small and friendly. Sound pretty nice, right?
Come on in and have a look at the perks of staying here:
Lounge + large screen TV
Fully equipped kitchen
Air conditioning in every room
What’s nice is that they provide both shared and private rooms so there’s usually a mix of traveller types here.
The dorm rooms come with 3, 6, 8 and 10-beds. Obviously opt for a bigger room if you’re super sociable!
When it gets chilly outside, definitely make use of the heated lounge/terrace with friends and fellow guests.
Location: On Brunswick Street, Fitzroy NOT Brunswick Road, Brunswick (check map). It’s a 10-minute walk to the city centre, 300m to Melbourne Museum and super close to live music venues, bars, restaurants and cafes.
Tram Stop 14 Backpackers is a top pick hostel in Melbourne for:
Here is a video of the best party hostel in Melbourne.
Want to party with the best views of Melbourne?
Welcome to Melbourne Central YHA rel='nofollow', this hostel has an amazing rooftop equipped w/ BBQ facilities so you can enjoy the views and make new friends.
Melbourne Central YHA is within a short walk to Melbourne’s main attractions including Federation Square, Etihad Stadium,Yarra River, Bourke St Mall, Eureka Skydeck, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Docklands, ACMI, Crown Casino, National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Aquarium.
We need to say no more!
This hostel is for group of travellers, visitors can choose from a range of rooms including 3,4,6 and 8 multi-share or choose the exclusive rooftop private room.
Update: Our former #2 hostel has permanently closed its doors.
United Backpackers is rated one of the best hostels in Melbourne. Not just by us, but travellers too!
If you want funky decor, quirky art and tons of personality; this is the backpacker hostel for you.
This awesome hostel is recommended for adventurous types and social wanderers.
Linen in all rooms
Free luggage storage
Dorm beds have a personal locker, power socket and light. Doors work on a secure key card system.
Make sure to ask a friendly staff member about the free, daily tours and events!
On-site there is a super cosy communal TV lounge.
Before heading out to the surrounding CBD area, grab yourself a refreshing drink at the on-site basement bar.
United Backpackers offer the best location right opposite Flinders Street Station.
It’s a 2-minute walk to St Paul’s Cathedral and 5 minutes from Federation Square.
United Backpackers is the best place to stay for
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