United Backpackers Melbourne

Address: 250 Flinders St., Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia | 3 star hostel
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This 3 star hostel, located in the Melbourne CBD area of Melbourne, is near Federation Square, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, St. Paul's Cathedral, and Flinders Street Station.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsUnited Backpackers Melbourne

    Reviewed by sophieackland

    Would stay here again

    Reviewed Feb 23, 2014
    by (13 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    It is now called United Backpackers. I enjoyed staying at this hostel as it isn't as big as the other one I have stayed in. The staff on reception are friendly and they have a good kitchen area to cool food with appliance that work. The only downside is that the rooms aren't air con so it does get really hot at night even with the fans on and window open. There also isn't a laundry room but it is due to open soon. There is large lockers under the bed to store your stuff and the location is amazing.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by wandering_gio

    Elephant Backpackers

    Reviewed Jan 16, 2013
    by (7 reviews) Schio , Italy Flag of Italy

    Average regarding cleanliness. Big kitchen but underground, no windows. No common area. I arrived before check in time with heavy luggage, I wanted to leave them in the hostel and go for a walk... I did it, but had to pay for storing them. I know I'm "just" a backpacker, but considering I stayed one week it was a very cheap and lame behavior on their behalf. Go somewhere else.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by flickandlucy


    Reviewed Sep 16, 2012
    by (4 reviews) Cardiff , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    well its nice to have ur own room but u may as well be in a massive room with 70 others as ther are partitions not walls between rooms so can hear what everyone else is up too.... as for the kitchens....foul!!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by clairelouise23

    Elephant Backpackers

    Reviewed Dec 3, 2005
    by (2 reviews) Essex , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Great Place, Met amazing people, who I still talk to now. The start of my trip round Oz.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews United Backpackers Melbourne

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Melbourne

    And so the journey begins...

    A travel blog entry by onceuponatravel on Jul 16, 2015

    4 comments, 6 photos

    After non-stop hassling from a few of my followers (you know
    who you are ladies), I’ve decided to take some time out of my busy schedule to
    send some kind of proof of life.

    So at the risk of cutting into my precious “free time”, I’ll
    give you quick run-down of my first week in the land Down Under… …

    Great Ocean Road

    A travel blog entry by agatha331 on May 21, 2014

    When I got back around 7, Helen and I decided to go out.
    We tried to go to Ponyfish Island, but they were closed already

    Went back to the hostel, drank a bit, then went out to a popular backpacker bar (Turf Bar)

    Day 2

    A travel blog entry by agatha331 on May 19, 2014

    Woke up, got coffee at 7-11 ($1!) $ a cheese and ham croissant down the street
    ate breakfast and went on a walk
    Took City Circle Tram (Free) to Parliament ->St. Patrick's Cathedrale*
    Walked down Bourke St and found an Optus
    Got a phone plan at Optus -yay unlocked iPhone!
    Walked down Swanson St: Town hall... back to hostel …

    First Day

    A travel blog entry by agatha331 on May 18, 2014

    Waited to check in
    Walked around Botanical Gardens
    Very jet-lagged by 4pm
    Friends invited me to join them to go up the Eureka Tower
    (Bill [England], Kat [Newcastle, AU], funny American/Canadian? guy)
    Afterwards went to Casino and Ponyfish Island
    Went back to hostel and drank a bit in the kitchen, played cards, Bill did card tricks

    F1 Grand Prix & Cost of Dropping off the Grid

    A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik


    Today is the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix. I’m not into all of this stuff (but Erik is) so all you really need to know about this (from my perspective) is that we go there, we listen to cars go zoom, zoom, xza zoom for about three hours. Maybe Erik will later want to write more about this (but I’m guessing not as the blogging bit is my thing and he looks after all the driving), but for now, that's about it.

    It is super loud (we use our earphones ...

    Traveler Photos United Backpackers Melbourne

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    Melbourne, Australia