The Bendigo Hotel in Collingwood is in the heart of Melbourne's true live music precinct. Our backpacker accommodation consists of 2 very large mixed dorm-styled rooms, and one 2-person bunk bed room. We have a common room with a 42inch wall mounted plasma TV, fridges in the dorm rooms & common room including a toaster, kettle, microwave, Breville iron and a snack oven. All our rooms come with free Wi-Fi & wall-mounted fans. Separate male and female bathrooms, with separate toilets and separate washroom facilities.
We have a fully equipped kitchen available daily from 4pm, for all backpackers to cook in. We have a sunny beer garden in the downstairs venue and pool table in the downstairs front bar. Backpackers receive free access to all gigs in our venue + $10 Jugs. Cleaning of the common areas (kitchen, common room, bathrooms) is done daily.
We're always looking for bright, vibrant, energetic and passionate about live music bar staff to work at the Bendigo.
We are a Live Music Venue, so please be aware that live music will be playing in the venue from Wednesday to Sunday from 8pm until 12:30am and in some cases (the infamous Grouse Party), 3am. All backpackers get free entry to all events and $10 jugs, on presentation of their room keys at the bar.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Not Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Pool Table
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
The Bendigo Hotel is a Live Music Venue, which has Live Music Events from Tuesday to Sunday. All our live music ends at 12:30pm, and we are licensed until 3am.
To preserve and maintain our great atmosphere we do not accept travelers over the age of 38, pets or persons less than 18 years of age.
No Check ins after 11pm.
If your a lover of socializing, awesome bands from around the world & a great cultural experience, then you will feel right at home at the Bendigo.
Check-in: strictly from 11am. Read the above carefully because in the event of a false booking, there will be no check-in, nor will there be a refund.
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From the Airport: Catch the Skybus to city (Southern Cross Station). In Bourke St catch the 86 (RMIT Bundoora) tram to and along Smith Street Collingwood and get off at Johnston Street. Head to the corner of Johnston Street and Gold Street in Collingwood! Or catch the TRAIN from Southern Cross Station: Catch the Hurtsbridge / Epping line train to Victoria Park, then take a short stroll up Johnston Street.
Despite our moniker, Bendigo Hotel is located in Collingwood, one of Melbourne's oldest suburbs and the heart of its music community. Collingwood is the true Bohemia of Melbourne city, with the best nightlife, cafes, restaurants, dirt cheap eateries, pubs, clubs, galleries, art and photography.